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EVGA X99 Micro (Intel X99) Micro-ATX Motherboard Review (Page 9)

Steven Bassiri | Mar 31, 2015 at 9:11 am CDT - 1 min, 33 secs time to read this page
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: EVGA

Final Thoughts

EVGA has impressed me with their X99 Micro. While it is a small board, it packs in a lot of value. The X99 Micro has very high-quality components implemented in a way that allows it to compete with the larger boards when it comes to overclocking. The thermal tests prove that this board can handle a high overclock without issue, and the results are in line with other X99 motherboards.

Many users are really invested in the Micro-ATX market. Some want a smaller PC with the features and performance of a full sized tower. The X99 Micro provides the ATX experience in a smaller form factor. It is true you can't use eight DIMMs, and you really can't do more than two-way SLI with double slotted cards, but those are more form factor limitations. I got away with two-way SLI GTX 980s with ease.

EVGA even provided OC features on this board, such as the POST code, which I think is critical. However, there are still a few things that could be improved, such as the length of the M.2 slot, but it was problem free overall.

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The X99 Micro is a board that is built to perform, and it does. Its memory performance is one of the best I have seen, and its I/O performance is strong overall. EVGA has done a great job with the X99 Micro-ATX market, and the X99 Micro won't disappoint. The X99 Micro combines great performance, solid overclocking, and quality hardware into a tiny package with a great value.

PRICING: You can find the X99 Micro for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link to see the very latest pricing for the best deal.

United States: The X99 Micro retails for $244.99 at Amazon.

Last updated: Apr 7, 2020 at 12:33 pm CDT

TweakTown award
Performance (including Overclocking)94%
Quality including Design and Build93%
General Features89%
Bundle and Packaging94%
Value for Money95%
Overall Rating93%

The Bottom Line: EVGA has done a great job with the X99 microATX market, and the X99 Micro won't disappoint; it combines great performance, solid overclocking, and quality hardware into a tiny package with a great value.

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Steven Bassiri

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Steven Bassiri

Steven went from a fledgling forum reader in 2003 to one of the internet's brightest tech stars by 2010. Armed with an information systems degree, a deep understanding of circuitry, and a passion for tech, Steven (handle Sin0822) enjoys sharing his deep knowledge with others. Steven details products down to the component level to highlight seldom explained, and often misunderstood architectures. Steven is also a highly decorated overclocker with several world records.

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