|Manufacturer Number||GA-X99-Designare EX|
|CPU||Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors in the LGA2011-3 package|
|L3 cache varies with CPU|
|(Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)|
|Chipset||Intel® X99 Express Chipset|
|Memory||8 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB of system memory|
|* Support for up to 256 GB of system memory when using Registered DIMMs.|
|* Due to a Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed.|
|4 channel memory architecture|
|Support for DDR4 3600(OC) / 3400(OC) / 3333(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2800(O.C.) / 2666(O.C.) / 2400(O.C.) / 2133 MHz memory modules|
|Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules|
|Support for Registered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx4/2Rx4 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)|
|Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules|
|(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)|
|Audio||Realtek® ALC1150 codec|
|High Definition Audio|
|Support for S/PDIF Out|
|Wireless Communication module||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band|
|Bluetooth 4.2, 4.1, BLE, 4.0, 3.0, 2.1+EDR|
|Support for 11ac wireless standard and up to 867 Mbps data rate|
|* Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.|
|LAN||2 x Intel® GbE LAN chips (10/100/1000 Mbit)|
|Support for Teaming|
|Expansion Slots||3 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1~3)|
|* The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16_1 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16_1 slot operates at up to x8 mode.|
|* The U2_32G_2 connector shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16_2 slot. When the U2_32G_2 connector is populated, the PCIEX16_2 slot operates at up to x8 mode.|
|* The M2_32G connector shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16_3 slot. When the M2_32G connector is populated, the PCIEX16_3 slot operates at up to x8 mode.|
|1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)|
|(The PCIEX16 and PCIEX8 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)|
|1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)|
|* The SATA_EXPRESS connector shares bandwidth with the PCIEX4 slot. When the SATA_EXPRESS connector is populated, the PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode.|
|1 x PCI Express x1 slot|
|(The PCIEX4 and PCIEX1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)|
|1 x M.2 Socket 1 connector for the wireless communication module (M2_WIFI)|
|Multi-Graphics Technology||Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 3-Way/2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies|
|Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ and 3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies|
|1 x SATA Express connector|
|6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0~5), supporting RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10|
|4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (sSATA3 0~3), supporting IDE and AHCI modes only|
|(An operating system installed on the SATA3 0~5 ports cannot be used on the sSATA 0~3 ports.)|
|1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)|
|2 x U.2 connectors|
|* When an i7-5820K or i7-6800K CPU is installed, the U2_32G_1 connector becomes unavailable.|
|USB||Chipset+Intel® USB 3.1 controller:|
|1 x USB Type-C™ port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 support|
|1 x USB 3.1 Type-A port (red) on the back panel|
|??||Chipset+Renesas® USB 3.0 Hubs:|
|8 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)|
|1 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel|
|4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports available through the internal USB headers|
|Internal I/O Connectors||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector|
|1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector|
|1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector|
|2 x U.2 connectors|
|1 x SATA Express connector|
|10 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors|
|1 x CPU fan header|
|1 x water cooling fan/water cooling pump header (CPU_OPT_PUMP)|
|2 x system fan headers|
|1 x system fan/water cooling pump header (SYS_FAN3_PUMP)|
|1 x front panel header|
|1 x front panel audio header|
|1 x S/PDIF Out header|
|2 x USB 3.0/2.0 headers|
|2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers|
|1 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connector|
|1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header|
|1 x RGB LED strip extension cable header|
|1 x Clear CMOS jumper|
|Back Panel Connectors||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port|
|1 x DisplayPort In port|
|2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)|
|1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 support|
|1 x USB 3.1 Type-A port (red)|
|5 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports|
|2 x RJ-45 ports|
|1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector|
|5 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)|
|BIOS||2 x 128 Mbit flash|
|Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS|
|Support for DualBIOS™|
|Support for Q-Flash Plus|
|* The USB flash drive used must be a USB 2.0 flash drive.|
|PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0|
|Bundle Software||Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)|
|Intel® Smart Response Technology|
|Operating System||Support for Windows 10/8.1 64-bit|
|Support for Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit|
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm|
|Remark||Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors′ website or 3rd party website.|
|Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.|
|Warranty||3 Years Manufacturer Warranty|
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What Does Digitalstar Stock Status Mean?
We have Three Main Stock Status
"In Stock" - This means last time stock was checked the item was in our physical warehouse. If you need something urgently please place an order online for In store pickup and we will notify you when your order is ready. In Stock delivery orders are normally dispatched next business day after cleared payment received.
"In Stock, Ships ASAP" - This means last time stock was checked the item was in our suppliers warehouse - It will take approximately 2 - 5 business days from when order is placed to the order is dispatched
"Pre-Order" - This means last time stock was checked the item had no estimated time of arrival or a long eta that could not be relied upon. Please contact us for more detailed eta information on this stock.
Can I pick up my order?
Yes, you can. Please contact us first before you come to pick up to ensure we have stock. Or place order online and choose in store pick up, once your order has been reserved by our staff you will be notified that you can collect anytime.
For Some Special order items our sales staff may call you to arrange a deposit before we order in or to hold an item for a longer period of time.
How are orders sent?
The service we use for most of our deliveries is eParcel - the corporate division of Australia Post. eParcel strives for prompt and safe shipping right around Australia. Some larger items (over 20kg) which get dispatched directly from suppliers are shipped with selected leading nation wide couriers. Items sent via courier will require a street address as they cannot deliver to PO Boxes.
How do I track my order shipping status?
Once your order has been dispatched you will receive an email including online tracking details. You can contact Australia Post directly on 13 13 18 if your item has been sent by eParcel. Please be sure to have your eParcel tracking number handy when you call. or you can visit http://auspost.com.au/track/ to track your delivery on line. Please allow 48 hours for the items to show on the tracking site as they may not be scanned in straight away.
Please allow 48 hours for the items to show on the tracking site as they may not be scanned in straight away.
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What should I do if an item is missing from my order?
First, verify that you've received a box for each tracking number associated with your order. If all boxes have been delivered but you're still missing an item, check the packing material for small items. Please contact Digital Star Customer Service via Help Desk Ticket if you're unable to locate an item.
How long does delivery usually take?
In most cases in stock items are able to dispatch items within 24 hours of your payment being received. Once items are dispatched, regular Australia Post times apply. Please note there is no dispatch or delivery on weekends or public holidays. Payment via Fund Transfer usually take 1 - 2 workings to reach our account.
To Sydney Metro Areas: 2 -3 Business Days.
To NSW Country Areas: 4 - 5 Business Days.
To Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra Metro Areas: 2 - 5 Business Days.
To Adelaide Hobart Metro Areas: 4 - 7 Business Days.
To Other State Country Areas: 5 - 8 Business Days.
How long is the waiting period before I am able to file a claim for a lost, damaged, misdelivered or tampered package?
If your order was damaged, misdelivered or tampered with while in transit, please contact Customer Service within 3 business days of delivery. If your order was lost while in transit, please contact Customer Service within 7 business days of not receiving your order. Click Here to Contact Us via Help Desk Ticket.