GIGABYTE teases next-gen X99 motherboards to be unveiled at Computex 2016

GIGABYTE will showcase brand new X99 motherboards for Intel’s next-gen Broadwell-E processors on Computex 2016.

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The new GIGABYTE X99 Designare EX, X99 Ultra Gaming, and X99 SLI Phoenix motherboards will have updated I/O connectivity, with new storage connectivity options and RGB lighting.


GIGABYTE’s new X99 Designare EX motherboard is the new flagship X99 motherboard and comes in an E-ATX form factor, with 8+1 phase power delivery system to drive best overclocking experience on Broadwell-E processor. The 8 x DDR4 DIMMs now have LED illumination. The X99 Designare EX come with the blue/white color scheme, with some RGB LEDs and a new feature called Ambient Surround LED that will let users customize colors on specific parts of the motherboard.

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The X99 Designare EX motherboard will pack all connectivity options starting with two U.2 slots, 2 x SATA Express slots, 8 x SATA 6Gbps ports, and an Ultra M.2 slot. The board also include 5 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ports, a single PCIe x1 slot, 4 x USB 3.0 ports, two USB 3.1 ports, and a single USB 3.1 Type-C slot. Dual LAN connectors are featured, wireless connectivity, DisplayPort 1.4 (with 8K support) and a 7.1-channel AMP-UP Audio.


GIGABYTE’s new X99 Ultra Gaming motherboard is more focus on gaming with a red/white color scheme. This motherboard has 4 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ports with 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 port, two M.2 slots, U.2 connectivity, SATA Express, and 8 x SATA 6Gbps ports. There’s also 5 x USB 3.0 ports, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A and USB 3.1 Type-C with dual LAN ports and 7.1-channel AMP-UP Audio.

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The Computex 2016 just in one week, we will see lots more on GIGABYTE’s new motherboards.