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Main Specifications

The main specifications for the ASRock X99 Extreme6/3.1 include:

  • Socket: LGA2011-v3
  • Chipset: Intel X99
  • Super I/O: Nuvoton NCT6791D
  • Parallel ATA: none
  • Serial ATA: ten SATA-600 ports controlled by the chipset (RAID 0, 1, 10, and 5)
  • External SATA: one eSATA-600 port at the rear panel (shared with one of the internal SATA-600 ports)
  • USB 2.0: seven USB 2.0 ports, two on the motherboard rear panel and five available through two headers and one type-A connector on the motherboard
  • USB 3.0: eight USB 3.0 ports, four on the motherboard rear panel and four available through two headers on the motherboard, all of them controlled by the chipset, using one ASMedia ASM1074 chip to double the rear panel ports
  • USB 3.1: one type C USB 3.1 port at the rear panel, controlled by one ASMedia ASM1142 chip and two type A USB 3.1 ports on an expansion card, controlled by another ASMedia ASM1142 chip
  • FireWire (IEEE 1394): none
  • Thunderbolt: none
  • On-board video: no
  • On-board audio: produced by the chipset together with a Realtek ALC1150 codec (7.1+2 channels, 24-bit resolution, 192 kHz sampling rate, 115 dB SNR for the outputs, and 104 dB SNR for the inputs), on-board optical SPDIF output
  • On-board LAN: two Gigabit Ethernet ports, one controlled by an Intel i218V chip and one controlled by an Atheros AR8171 chip
  • Wireless LAN: no
  • Buzzer: no
  • Infrared interface: no
  • Power supply required: EPS12V
  • Slots: three PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (working at x16/x16/x8 with a 40-lane CPU or at x16/x8/4 with a 28-lane processor), two PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots, one mini-PCI Express slot, and one M.2 PCI Express x4/SATA slot
  • Memory: eight DDR4-DIMM sockets (up to DDR4-3200, 128 GiB maximum)
  • Fan connectors: one four-pin and one tree-pin connectors for the CPU cooler, and one four-pin and three three-pin connectors for auxiliary fans
  • Extra features: support for TPM, two BIOS chips, two-digit POST diagnostics display, and power, reset, and clear CMOS buttons,
  • Number of CDs/DVDs provided: one
  • Programs included: motherboard utilities
  • More Information: http://www.asrock.com/
  • Average price in the U.S.*: USD 300.00

* Researched at Newegg.com on the day we published this article.