Asus, Rampage VI and ROG Strix X299-E Motherboards at Gamescom 2019


At Gamescom 2019 the new Asus motherboards were presented: the Rampage VI Extreme Encore and the ROG Strix X299-E Gaming II: here are the details.

Asus presented its new motherboards during the Gamescom 2019, the ROG Rampage VI Extreme Encore and the ROG Strix X299-E Gaming II motherboard. ROG Rampage VI Extreme Encore Designed for the most extreme builds, ROG Rampage VI Extreme Encore follows in the footsteps of the well-known ROG Rampage Extreme and Omega motherboards. The latest edition features numerous improvements, from intelligent tuning to the robust power section, to the most advanced ROG technologies, to offer the most demanding gamers, enthusiasts, and overclockers everything they need to overcome any limit.

There are as many as 16 power supply phases and a complete thermal design that includes an active heat sink with two integrated VRM fans, an M.2 disk heat sink adjacent to the PCIe slot and a back aluminum backplate. 

Certainly, there is no lack of the latest technologies in terms of connectivity, including USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 (Type-C), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200, integrated LAN Aquantia 10Gbps and Intel Ethernet, as well as offering unparalleled customization thanks to a 1.77-inch color LiveDash OLED display.

ROG Strix X299-E Gaming II motherboard
Many gamers and enthusiasts generally look for a particular set of features in a motherboard: solid performance, easy overclocking and an elegant appearance. ROG Strix X299-E Gaming II was created to satisfy all these requests and more. 

Equipped with 12 power stages and a pre-installed 40 mm fan, the ROG Strix X299-E II Gaming boasts an exclusive and refined design, with an I / O port coverage made by a new double-layer structure that allows highlighting again more the laser engraved ROG logo on a background with illuminated cybertext texture.

There is also advanced connectivity thanks to three M.2 slots, Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200, Realtek 2.5Gbps, and Intel Ethernet integrated. It also features a 1.3 inch OLED LiveDash display and features appreciated by DIY enthusiasts, such as FlexKey and BIOS Flashback.