Gigabyte X299 AORUS Master Motherboard BIOS
Most of the BIOS functions supplied on the X299 AORUS Master Motherboard are what we would typically expect to find.
Here we see the Easy Mode BIOS layout which gives a general overview of the system.
Clicking on the Smart Fan 5 area will bring up a more in-depth fan control area.
Now we will cycle through the various BIOS areas to give an overview of what settings are available.
The BIOS is relatively standard; users should have no issues finding what settings they need to adjust.
Overall, this is the package we would expect for a Gigabyte workstation motherboard. For systems builders, these settings allow one to tune fan settings for performance and/or for optimizing noise.
Next, we are going to look at the supplied software, and commence with our performance benchmarks.
Gigabyte X299 AORUS Master Motherboard Software
The Gigabyte X299 AORUS Master includes a DVD driver disk that provides software to manage the motherboard.
Once the software is installed we find Gigabytes App Center which shows installed applications.
Clicking on Windows Settings, we find many Windows features can be adjusted here.
3D OSD allows users to see critical information about the system.
RGB Fusion allows control of the motherboard LED’s.
EasyTune gives the ability to set system overclocks and fine-tune performance settings.
If you have a 5-year old PC from Dell or HP, this will be a stark contrast in terms of the ability to fine-tune a system.
Next, we are going to do a quick specification check, and commence with our performance benchmarks.