Targeting the Broadwell-E chips which will be seen in a great demand at the Computex 2016,X99 boards will focus more on the I/O connectivities and fast storage solutions for the chips of the family based on the 14nm process node which is reflected in the table below.
Coming to the specs,storage options open with two U.2 slots,eight SATA III 6GB/psports,two SATA Express ports,with an ultra M.2 delivering 32GB/ps of data transfer rate.This board has a single PCI-e X1 slot and five PCI-e 3.0×16 slots.It has more to offer ranging from four USB 3.0 ports,two USB 3.0 port to one USB Type-C port for more I/O schedule.But last not the least it has dual LAN ports, a wireless antenna connector obviously for WiFI connectivities
Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Motherboard.
We have covered up the Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming board to as it’s a good board for budget gaming maintaining the color scheme with the with the Designare-EX board with tons of features like it has four PCI-e 3.0×16 slots and a single PCI-e X1 slot.Having two M.2 slots it doesn’t have any other port for add-on card in the middle.Single U.2 and SATA Express III 8 GB/ps are another parts of it’s features.
As the GPUs are getting longer,bigger and heavy,this board has covered uo this difficulties as well by protecting this expansions with metallic covered body and the department of aesthetics is also covered by RGBs.Alike the Designare EX it also sports 5 USB 3.0s , a 3.1 and a Type-C.Having a great cooling design it also has Dual Lan connectors and 7.1 channel HD audio jack.