Courtesy of EVGA
The X99 Classified motherboard is EVGA's premier product offering for their Intel X99 chipset motherboard line. The board supports the Intel LGA2011-3 based processors along...
Courtesy of Noctua
Noctua is a well known player in the CPU cooling business with their focus on high quality solutions that don't kill your eardrums. The NH-D15 cooler is their...
Synthetic Benchmark Testing
SiSoft Sandra 2014 SP3
The Sandra benchmarks remain a fast and easy way to determine system quality from a CPU and memory...
Audio Subsystem Testing
Audio Playback Testing
Using a selection of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music tracks and Windows Media Player, the audio subsystem playback performance was tested for playback accuracy and fidelity.
Playback using the audio test...
To verify that the motherboard works as advertised, the board was run through our standard benchmark suite. In most cases, the results are presented for the motherboard under review as well as a different...
EVGA integrated their revamped UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) BIOS into the X99 Classified, reminiscent of the version bundled with their Z97 board line. The UEFI BIOS offers full keyboard and mouse support while using the BIOS pages with...
EVGA E-LEET Tuning Utility X
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
EVGA includes a minimal amount of extraneous software on the driver disk, little more than their branded Windows performance and monitoring tool and driver...
CPU Cooler Fit
To test the amount of space surrounding the CPU socket, we mounted a Noctua NH-D15 cooler to the CPU socket. Both a overly large CPU air coolers, sporting a dual fan construction and two huge vertical cooling towers.
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Triple BIOS Support
Onboard CPU Temp Monitor
Highly Efficient 10 Phase Digital VRM
Onboard Power, Reset, and Clear CMOS
EVGA E-LEET X Tuning Utility
PCI-E Disable Switches
150% Increased Socket Gold Content
8+8pin CPU Power...