Gigabyte X299 AORUS MASTER Motherboard Review: Page 5 of 9

Posted by Damon Bailey on Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:00am

System Configuration & BIOS

CPU: Intel Core i9-7900X

Motherboard: Gigabyte X299 Aorus Master

RAM: 64GB GeIL EVO Spear 3200Mhz

GPU: Nvidia RTX 2080 FE

SSD: Toshiba RD400 512GB

OS: Windows 10 Professional X64

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Almost everything you’ll want to play with is under the M.I.T. tab in the BIOS.

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Gigabyte X299 AORUS MASTER

CPU and memory settings are under the first two sections, be sure to enable XMP on your ram while here.

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Gigabyte X299 AORUS MASTER

Lots of other miscellaneous settings are under here as well.

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The system tab is the main information page.

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The ‘BIOS’ tab is more closely covering boot settings than general BIOS things.

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Peripherals cover all of the onboard devices and are where you go to adjust things like storage configurations like RAID.

Gigabyte X299 AORUS MASTER

The Chipset tab handles a few rarely used but important items. Intel’s Virtualization tech ‘VT-d’ can be disabled from here if needed.

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All power settings can be adjusted under this tab.

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Smart Fan 5 is one item you’ll want to check out for adjusting the fan and cooling profiles.

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