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Overclock with Confidence - Over 4.8GHz Performance !
ASUS X79-DELUXE elevates CPU overclocking stability to a whole new level: a new Intel® LGA 2011 3.4GHz processor can be cranked confidently all the way up to 4.8GHz - and even beyond! This truly incredible performance is possible thanks to precise, real-time power control from ASUS digital power design. By offering best-in-class efficiency while reducing wasteful voltage discrepancies, ASUS digital power design provides an extremely stable platform for your overclocking endeavors. This overclocking power can be unleashed via settings in the X79-DELUXE's new UEFI BIOS or the brilliantly easy-to-use ASUS AI Suite 3. AI Suite 3 allows you to concentrate on fine-tuning your system for the best balance between performance, stability and efficiency in real time - adding to the premium overclocking experience delivered by X79-DELUXE.
Eight DIMM Design - X79 Done Right
Support for up to 64GB of system memory with an 8-DIMM design on ASUS X79 motherboards provides the capacity for users to make full use of modern 64-bit software, ideal for rendering detailed images or manipulating large files without the bottlenecks of conventional storage. X79-DELUXE is able to overclock all 8 DIMMs up to over 30% better than previous X79 motherboards. It also allows users to set up big RAM disks and speed up frequently accessed programs, minimizing the impact of storage transfer delays while maximizing user benefit.
Dual Intelligent Processor IVs with Four-Way Optimization One click for better performance, efficiency, digital power control, reduced noise, and improved cooling.
Connect Your Life – The Perfect Fusion of Desktop, Smartphones and Pads
ASUS Wi-Fi GO! with Bluetooth v4.0 makes enjoying home entertainment and remotely controlling your PC easier than ever! It integrates Wi-Fi hardware and a host of useful connectivity functions in a single intuitive app that anyone can use an one-stop utility that links your desktop with smart devices, which can be used to remotely control your PC for a truly connected lifestyle. X79-DELUXE also features WHQL-certified Bluetooth v4.0.
Quickly gets Wi-Fi access running at up to 867Mbps* via new-generation 802.11ac** Wi-Fi, which is 3X faster than 802.11n. Included software lets you set up a hotspot*** fast, without needing an extra router. In addition, the bundled 2.4GHz/5GHz dual-band, two-stream (2T2R) antenna gives you wide coverage.
*Actual speeds may vary.
**The Wi-Fi standard of 802.11ac will be restricted by countries' regulations. Wi-Fi 802.11ac feature will be supported under the complete 11ac eco-system environment.
***Wi-Fi Hotspot uses 802.11 a/b/g/n.
ASUS SSD Caching II
Multiple SSD Caching, Instant Upgraded Speed
ASUS SSD Caching II has been upgraded with a multiple caching function, adding four extra SATA 6Gbps connectors onboard. This feature offers performance upgrades by using multiple installed SSDs as a cache for frequently accessed data. It also allows user to choose the combination that suits their needs. For example, you can choose three SSDs matched with one HDD or two SSDs with two HDDs. Harness a combination of SSD-like performance and response and hard drive capacity with a single click, without the need to reboot for instant activation and complete ease of use. As an added bonus, it can even prevent data loss with the included backup function, so you can rest easy knowing your data is secure. Despite its power, there's nothing complicated about SSD Caching II - once enabled, everything works automatically. Indeed, we're proud to boast that our users tell us that they find it far simpler to use than similar technologies from our competitors.
New UEFI BIOS – Friendlier and More Intuitive
Exclusive EZ Mode Adds Useful Info to Become Even Easier
Media-renowned UEFI BIOS from ASUS provides the smoothest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS, and now features more intuitive functions to quickly take you to favorite BIOS pages and frequently-accessed settings through custom shortcuts. You can even write quick notes in-BIOS for future reference, view an activity log of setting changes and modifications, and rename SATA ports. EZ Mode has a whole new look, upgraded with extra-friendly capabilities like detailed fan controls, XMP profile settings, SATA information, and fast clock adjustment. Together, these perfect your BIOS experience.
USB 3.0 BOOST (UASP Support)
170% Faster Transfer Speeds than Traditional USB 3.0
ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) USB 3.0 in Windows 8. With USB 3.0 Boost technology, a USB device's transmission speed is significantly increased up to 170%, adding to already fast USB 3.0 performance. ASUS software automatically accelerates data rates for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without any user interaction.
AI Suite 3
One-Stop Access to Innovative ASUS Features
ASUS AI Suite 3 offers a brand new user experience through a clearer and more attractive interface with support for larger monitors. It consolidates all exclusive ASUS features into one simple-to-use package, allowing you to supervise overclocking, energy consumption, fan speeds, voltages and more. This all-in-one app offers diverse and easy to use functionality, with no need to switch back and forth between different utilities.
USB BIOS Flashback
Simple Plug and Press Hardware-Based BIOS Flashing
Hardware-level USB BIOS Flashback allows users to update to new UEFI BIOS versions even without a CPU or DRAM installed. Just plug in a USB flash drive containing the BIOS file and press the BIOS Flashback button for three seconds with the power supply connected. Hassle-free updating for ultimate convenience!
Dedicated Direct BIOS Access Button
Designed for those requiring frequent BIOS access, users can easily enter the BIOS when the PC is on standby power with a simple press of a button. It saves you time during boot-up as you don't have to repeatedly press the DEL key. Convenience and ease at their best!
ASUS 5X Protection
All-Around Protection Provides the Best Quality, Reliability, and Durability
ASUS motherboards guard your PC with 5X Protection. We use quality components like DIGI+ VRM digital power design for precise CPU power on demand, ESD units tested to strict standards that eliminate electrostatic interference, and resettable fuses around DRAM slots to prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. We also use corrosion-resistant back I/O shields, all examples of ASUS providing the best possible reliability and durability.
CPU and Chipset
Intel® Core™ i7 Processors for LGA 2011 Socket
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core™ i7 Processor family for the LGA 2011 Socket, with memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to quad-channel (8 DIMMs) DDR3 memory and 40 PCI Express 3.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance. Intel® Core™ i7 Processor family for the LGA 2011 Socket is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.
Intel® X79 Express Chipset
The Intel® X79 Express Chipset is the latest single-chipset design that supports the Intel® Core™ i7 Processor family for the LGA 2011 Socket. It improves performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing for increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the X79 comes with two SATA 6Gbps and four SATA 3Gbps ports for faster data retrieval, doubling the bandwidth of current bus systems.
Motherboards are EU Energy-related Products (ErP) ready, which requires products meet high efficiency standards with regards to energy consumption. This is in line with the ASUS vision of creating environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient products through design and innovation that reduce the carbon footprint of products and thus mitigate ecological impact.