1. compgeek89

    NVME Drive Disappearing

    Hey all, I have a system running: Intel i7-6900K Asus X99 Deluxe II 128GB (4x32) DDR4 2x Sabrent Rocket 2TB NVME SSDs GeForce GTX 1070 PCIe Sound Card (not sure the model off-hand) I recently moved from two SATA SSDs to the two Sabrent SSDs. The boot ("C:") drive is running in the built-in M.2...
  2. S

    9900KS versus 5960X in Time Spy/3DMark (Paired with a 2080 Ti FE)

    Hey guys, I just picked up a 9900KS and built a new Z390 box (the only thing I brought over was my 2080 Ti FE) so I wanted to share some comparison numbers from my old box on X99 to the new one. The 2080 Ti is OC'd the same. The 5960X is OC'd to 4GHz, the 9900KS is stock clocked (so far)...
  3. The Internal

    Why am I having to fiddle with xHCI BIOS settings to run VR?

    Hey all. Hoping someone with more computer science book learnin' can explain why my Rift keeps taking a dump on me. I'm doing room scale HMD + sensors, so 1 HDMI and 4 USB ports total (at least 3 USB 3.0 ports, ideally). Currently running into the issue on my Gigabyte Pheonix SLI x99 with my...
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    MSI X99S XPOWER AC Spectre/Meltdown BIOS?

    Hey guys, Back in January MSI put out a press release that they were coming out with a new BIOS for a ton of mobos - including my X99S XPOWER AC - http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/msi-releases-bios-updates-to-address-recent-vulberabilities.html - however, the firmware mentioned (E7881IMS.1C0)...
  5. D10S

    (EU) AsRock X99 ITX a/c

    Here you can find the link of the sale of my motherboard X99, in perfect condition, complete bundle, cooler never used. Asrock X99 ITX a/c Have a nice day! :)
  6. FrgMstr

    Is Intel's X299 Platform Better than the X99? @ [H]

    Is Intel's X299 Platform Better than the X99? New processors and another socket means a new chipset. Intel's X299 Express chipset replaces the venerable and X99 Express Chipset and updates it's HEDT platform to match it's mainstream offerings and then some. This chipset promises to be the most...
  7. X

    Asus X99m-WS

  8. The Internal

    Best x99 mobo around $300 without tons of user complaints? (what's up with all the toasted CPUs?)

    Short version: I could use suggestions on a solid x99 board that's not terribly expensive (around $300 ideally, with $400 being near the top of my price ceiling) for my i7-6850k. Thus far, I've boiled it down to the following three motherboards (unless I discover some new one I overlooked)...
  9. The Internal

    Quietest black and blue LED CPU cooler (that's at least "good")

    Hey everyone. So, the thread title is pretty self-explanatory. I'm looking to do a new-build with black everything and blue accents. I'd love to find a very quiet heatsink that happens to be black that I could either put on a blue LED fan or that comes with a blue LED fan. A good heatsink is...
  10. The Internal

    Are Asus x99 boards currently having a bad run?

    Hey all. So, I'm looking to do a build around my i7-6850k and I've encountered a surprising number of bad reviews / complaints about Asus x99 motherboards toasting their CPUs and/or needing multiple RMAs. I was considering going with an ASUS board, despite the X99-A having some recurring...
  11. L

    Asus Rampage V Extreme 3.1

    Fresh from RMA. Turns out there was not an issue with the board after all. Will come with retail box and ALL accessories. If you want to buy off H I can do $250 shipped just PM me. http://www.ebay.com/itm/222453952347?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
  12. M

    X99 Motherboard Help/Advice

    ASRock Fatal1ty X99 Professional Gaming ASUS ROG Strix X99 Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Hey everyone. Looking for a little advice on the above ATX X99 MBs, namely which one I should use as the basis of my new build. This is the first time I'm building on the X99...
  13. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE X99 Phoenix SLI Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE X99 Phoenix SLI Motherboard Review - GIGABYTE’s X99 Phoenix SLI is another entry into the G1 Gaming lineup. While there is little to nothing that’s truly unique about the feature set, the combination of features and unique aesthetics are hard to argue with. The X99 Phoenix SLI offers...
  14. FrgMstr

    ASUS Rampage V Extreme 10 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    ASUS Rampage V Extreme 10 Motherboard Review - ASUS celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Republic of Gamers brand in style with the new Rampage V Extreme 10! To properly commemorate its decade of innovation, this motherboard needs to be nothing short of the best motherboard ASUS has ever...
  15. Q

    Calyos fanless PC / Workstation - X99 + Titan X

    Calyos FANLESS PC / Workstation | Calyos Nom. This sounds too good to be true - time for [H] to investigate!
  16. Z

    X99 - Turbo-Boost with Xeons?

    I remember some time ago you could run something like the Xeon e3 1231 v3 on some Asrock boards with all cores set to the max turbo boost, meaning all 4 cores would boost to 3,8 GHz. How is it on the X99 Platform? I know that intel later put an end to this with a microcode update, but the older...
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    ASUS X99-A II Support for Xeon E5 v3 CPU list

    I want to buy ASUS X99-A II motherboard. My intention to make use a multimedia and workstation PC up to 128GB RAM. I saw the list of supported Xeon E5 v3 CPU on Asus website but I cannot locate the exact CPU model " Xeon E5 2676 v3" which has 12 vCPU. Asus website also says Xeon usage on X99...
  18. dvsman

    My first X99 build ... DDR4 question

    OK I'm hoping you guys can enlighten me / help me out on this. Originally, I got my hands on some DDR4 (GSkill 3200) that was on sale on Jet.com figuring DDR4 = DDR4. Not being able to get it to boot at all, I look closer and see that it's x100 chipset DDR4 ... which I am now guessing is not...