Drive CPU and DDR4 performance beyond all expectations!

Patent Pending OC Socket

Designed to break performance barriers, ASUS OC Socket utilizes extra pins to connect a proprietary circuit to contacts found on Haswell-E's land grid array (LGA). Combined with our customized UEFI, this exclusive feature enables higher DDR4 memory frequencies, lower latencies and enhanced stability while overclocking, extending all the way to extreme overclocking conditions, such as Liquid Nitrogen (LN2). OC Socket is 100% compatible with new Haswell-E LGA 2011-v3 CPUs, ensuring the ideal combination of overclocking performance and compatibility.

Unique Cache Bus Voltage Adjustment

Cache bus links areas such as CPU cores, DDR4 Memory Controllers, System Agent and the shared L3 Cache. It is a critical interconnect for the whole CPU subsystem. Higher cache bus frequency directly gives faster total sub-system performance. ASUS OC Socket exclusively provides an adjustable cache bus voltage to reach higher cache bus frequencies.

Make your memory go faster

This is the first platform to support DDR4 memory and it's able to drive memory frequencies to 3200MHz (and beyond when overclocked)! ASUS-exclusive T-Topology circuit design plus OC Socket provides superb memory-overclocking capability to unleash the full power of DDR4 by minimizing coupling noise and signal reflection. With innovative equidistant memory channels, it delivers the most balanced control and powerful overclocking compatibility. ASUS works with almost every DDR4 memory vendor to ensure the best compatibility

One click overclock and cooling, done!

Get performance, efficiency, digital power, fan control and even networking and audio tuning tailored for you

One click takes care of all that complex tuning. Your PC is smart with ASUS 5-Way Optimization. It dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time use – so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and now even networking and audio settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, productivity or just about anything else!

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MBMODEL overclocking records

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Reference Frequency n/a Rankings

X99-A used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark 416194 marks (0.4pts) Rankings
CPU Frequency Thailand 4969.84 mhz (0pts) Rankings
AS SSD 2431 points (0pts) Rankings
PiFast Czech Republic 14sec 930ms (0.2pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M United States 6sec 864ms (19.6pts) Rankings
Memory Frequency Hong Kong 2177 MHz (0pts) Rankings
3DMark 99 Max 73522 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2000 88457 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE 107188 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark03 208222 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M United States 5min 53sec 933ms (26pts) Rankings
3DMark05 54511 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark06 44793 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance Sweden 26324 marks (2pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry 31307 marks (0.7pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme 11671 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance 72533 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m Brazil 3sec 49ms (0.2pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Thailand 1891.4 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm 234601 marks (0pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m Brazil 1min 20sec 80ms (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme 223562 marks (0pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth Indonesia 35423 MByte/sec. (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited 229987 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate 43524 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic 8352.31 DX9 Marks (0.5pts) Rankings
XTU unknown 435666 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver United States 54325 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme 6754.53 DX11 Marks (9.6pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike United States 30333 marks (6pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p United States 63217 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme United States 17488 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p United States 60820 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p United States 45770 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra United States 9639 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p 19253 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K Germany 6734 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B Greece 10sec 470ms (1.9pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Australia 13948 marks (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 Germany 5065 points (2pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 Brazil 19.34 points (0.2pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 France 1914 cb (6.6pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B Greece 7min 54sec 217ms (0.2pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M United States 10sec 557ms (19.1pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Poland 46.445 fps (10.7pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Poland 10.908 fps (11.6pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-25m 1sec 123ms (0pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-1b United States 1min 0sec 18ms (0pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-10b United States 15min 16sec 926ms (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 Physics 16156 Points (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime 8228.53 pps (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R20 France 4387 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core United States 30929 points (0pts) Rankings
Anvils SSD - 1GB 31132.78 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core United States 5366 points (0pts) Rankings
Anvils SSD - 32GB 12473.67 points (0pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read 69093 MB/s (0pts) Rankings
HEVC h.265 Decode 1953.3 marks (0pts) Rankings
RealBench HWBOT Version 169727 Points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core Czech Republic 4717 points (0.2pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core Czech Republic 23995 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Compute Czech Republic 159919 points (0pts) Rankings