EVGA releases X299 Micro ATX 2 motherboard with active VRM cooling

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EVGA has released a new micro-atx motherboard based on the Intel X299 chipset. The compact board was fitted with improved power delivery, but does have active cooling.

According to EVGA, the X299 Micro ATX 2 motherboard with lga2066 socket is suitable for the fastest Core i9 CPUs. Also overclocking of processors like the Core i9-7980XE should not be a problem. EVGA uses a power supply consisting of fourteen phases and has equipped the VRMs with a heatsink with a small fan.


The X299 MICRO ATX 2 supports current storage standards, including M.2 NVMe, Intel Optane, Intel VROC and SATA 6Gb/s to give you a blazing fast access to your data, while Intel Dual-Band WIFI/BT and an Intel i219V Gigabit NIC Keeps you connected. 

Key Features

  • New EVGA GUI BIOS: The new EVGA GUI BIOS has been redesigned to offer extreme performance and ease-of-use enhancements. Overclock settings are updated on-the-fly, there is a built in stress test, or you can let EVGA OC Robot overclock for you!
  • 14 Phase Digital VRM with Active Cooling: This board features a revolutionary VRM and cooling system that allows you to push the most powerful Intel Core X-series i9 processors to the limit! See why others have touted this board to push their CPU's further, while remaining cooler and more stable.
  • Integrated WiFi and Bluetooth Module: The EVGA X299 Micro ATX 2 features an integrated WiFi module that contains the Intel AC8265 WiFi/BT. Just add the included wireless antennas, and enjoy blazing fast WiFi speeds!
  • SPI Flashing with USB: You can now flash your BIOS with no CPU installed, using the included USB dongle!
  • Supports Intel Core X-series Skylake-X Processors
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • Reinforced PCIe and DIMM slots
  • Intel VROC Support
  • EVGA E-LEET X Tuning Support

If you need small motherboard capable of pure performance, the X299 MICRO ATX 2 strikes the perfect balance for features and power! With it's superior VRM and cooling design, you can feel confident using the X299 Micro 2 with the most powerful i9 Intel CPU for the X299 chipset!

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