300W VRM: The VRM used here is very high quality and utilizes a new Infineon design to achieve ridiculously high power output requirements. When you overclock an 18-core Intel CPU, you are pulling anywhere from 500-550W, and this VRM is rated for 300W at default, but can easily go up to double of that while maintaining over 94% efficiency.
Dual U.2 and M.2: Options and more options are what you find on the C9X299-PG300 motherboard when it comes to the latest in NVMe storage options.
10Gbit LAN: Utilizing a 10Gbit Aquantia NIC that supports 5G and 2.5G modes as well as 1G and 100M, you are pretty much future proof when it comes to wired networking on this motherboard.
Simple and Sleek: The motherboard doesn't use plastic for its shields. Instead it goes all metal, and not only does this reinforce the motherboard, but it also makes it very heavy and it feels very solid.
Five Fan Headers : The motherboard has five fan headers that are PWM only, which kind of limits your options. Many other motherboards in this price range have more headers.
Supermicro's C9X299-PG300 is the epitome of basic high-end. It's simple, sleek, and strong where it counts. One of the biggest issues plaguing X299 motherboards was the fact that many of their VRMs couldn't handle the new CPU when overclocked, and that's where this motherboard succeeds.
It's using parts that no other consumer motherboard use, and that's because of Supermicro's ability to source very high-end server hardware and use that hardware on their consumer motherboards. If you are looking for a quality motherboard with a ton of bells and whistles, give the C9X299-PG300 a shot.
Product Summary Breakdown
|Overall TweakTown Rating||94%|
The Bottom Line: Supermicro's C9X299-PG300 is a robust motherboard with an extremely high-quality VRM, a 10Gbit NIC, and sleek hardcore durable aesthetics to match.
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- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing]
- Page 2 [Packaging and C9X299-PG300 Overview]
- Page 3 [Supermicro C9X299-PG300 Circuit Analysis]
- Page 4 [Supermicro C9X299-PG300 Circuit Analysis Continued]
- Page 5 [BIOS and Software]
- Page 6 [Test System Setup]
- Page 7 [Overclocking]
- Page 8 [CPU, Memory, and System Benchmarks]
- Page 9 [System IO Benchmarks]
- Page 10 [VRM and System Thermal Imaging and Power Consumption]
- Page 11 [What's Hot, What's Not & Final Thoughts]
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