Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P Motherboard (rev. 1.0)

Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P Motherboard (rev. 1.0)

Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P Motherboard (rev. 1.0)

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Product Highlights

  • ATX Form Factor
  • Intel LGA1151 Socket
  • Intel Z170 Express Chipset
  • Supports Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium
  • Supports DDR4-3466 (OC) Memory
  • SATA III / SATA Express / M.2 Socket 3
  • 2 x PCIe x16 / 2 x PCIe x1 / 2 x PCI
  • Realtek Gigabit Ethernet
  • USB Type-C / USB 3.1 / USB 3.0 / USB 2.0
  • HDMI / DVI-D / VGA / 3.5mm / S/PDIF
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Gigabyte Z170 overview

  • 1Description

The GA-Z170-HD3P Motherboard (rev. 1.0) from Gigabyte is designed to fit in cases that support the ATX form factor. It supports 6th Generation (Skylake) Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors in the LGA1151 socket, as well as the Intel Z170 Express chipset. This motherboard supports Windows 10, 8.1, and 7, as well as Linux and Win9X/ME/2000/XP with available drivers.

The ATX form factor of the GA-Z170-HD3P has 4 x DIMM slots that can support up to 64GB of non-ECC and ECC (running in non-ECC mode) DDR4 UDIMM RAM, as well as dual memory architecture and Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules. The supported memory speeds are DDR4 3466 (OC), 3400 (OC), 3333 (OC), 3300 (OC), 3200 (OC), 3000 (OC), 2800 (OC), 2666 (OC), 2400 (OC), and 2133 MHz memory modules. The GA-Z170-HD3P has a total of 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports, 3 x SATA Express ports, 1 x M.2 Socket 3 port, 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (running at x16) 1 x PCIe x16 slot (running at x4), 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots, 2 x PCI slots, 1 x USB Type-C port (with USB 3.1 support), 1 x USB 3.1 port, 7 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers), 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers), and 1 x PS/2 ports. Using the Realtek ALC887 codec, it can support 2, 4, 5.1, and 7.1-channel HD audio using its 6 x 3.5mm audio jacks or 1 x S/PDIF jack.

The GA-Z170-HD3P has integrated Intel HD graphics support with 1 x HDMI 1.4a port, 1 x DVI-D port, and 1 x VGA port. It can also support up to three simultaneous displays and can use up to 512MB of shared memory. The HDMI port of the GA-Z170-HD3P can support a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz, its DVI-D port can support a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz, and its VGA port also supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz.

The GA-Z170-HD3P has also been designed with a 15µ gold plated CPU socket, audio capacitors, an audio noise guard with LED trace path lighting, Gigabyte's APP center, DualBIOS technology, and more. It is protected by a limited 3-year warranty.

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Gigabyte App Center
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Easy Tune
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Cloud Station
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SATA Express
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2-Way CrossFire Multi-Graphics
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Realtek Green GbE with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
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15µ Gold Plated CPU Socket Design
Gigabyte motherboards come equipped with a 15 micron thick gold plated CPU socket, which means that enthusiasts can enjoy reliability and longevity for the CPU socket over time, while having less concerns about corroded pins or bad contacts
Gigabyte DualBIOS (UEFI) Design
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4K Ultra HD Support
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HDMI - The Next Generation Multimedia Interface
HDMI is a High-Definition Multimedia Interface which provides up to 5 Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and 8-channel high quality audio all through a single cable. Able to transmit uncompressed digital video and audio, HDMI helps to ensure crisp rendering of digital content up to 1080p without the quality losses associated with analog interfaces and their digital-to-analog conversion. In addition, HDMI is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), allowing the playback of Blu-ray/HD DVD and other protected media content
In the Box
Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P Motherboard (rev. 1.0)
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Gigabyte Z170 specs

    CPU Supports 6th Generation Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package. The amount of L3 cache varies with the CPU
    Chipset Intel Z170 Express Chipset
    Memory - 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory. Due to a Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed
    - Dual channel memory architecture
    - Support for DDR4 3466 (O.C.), 3400 (O.C.), 3333(O.C.), 3300 (O.C.), 3200 (O.C.), 3000 (O.C.), 2800 (O.C.), 2666 (O.C.), 2400 (O.C.), and 2133 MHz memory modules
    - Support for ECC UDIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operates in non-ECC mode)
    - Support for non-ECC UDIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
    - Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
    Onboard Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor - Intel HD Graphics support:
    - 1 x VGA (D-Sub) port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
    - 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz. The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter
    - 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz and support for HDMI 1.4
    - Support for up to 3 simultaneous displays
    - Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
    Audio Realtek ALC887 codec
    High Definition Audio
    2/4/5.1/7.1-channel sound
    Support for S/PDIF Out
    LAN Realtek GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
    Expansion Slots - 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
    * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot
    - 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
    * The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX1_2 slot. The PCIEX1_2 slot will become unavailable when a PCIe x4 expansion card is installed. The PCIEX4 slot will run at up to x1 speed if the PCIEX1_2 slot is populated with an expansion card
    - 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots
    - 2 x PCI slots
    Multi-Graphics Technology Support for 2-Way AMD CrossFire technology
    Storage Interface Chipset:
    - 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector
    - 3 x SATA Express connectors
    - 6 x SATA 6 Gb/s connectors
    - Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10

    Refer to "1-7 Internal Connectors" for the supported configurations with the M.2, SATA Express, and SATA connectors
    USB Chipset+ASMedia ASM1142 chip:
    - 1 x USB Type-C port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 support
    - 1 x USB 3.1 port on the back panel

    - 7 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
    - 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
    Internal I/O Connectors - 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    - 1 x 8-pin ATX 12 V power connector
    - 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector
    - 3 x SATA Express connectors
    - 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s connectors
    - 1 x CPU fan header
    - 3 x system fan headers
    - 1 x front panel header
    - 1 x front panel audio header
    - 1 x S/PDIF Out header
    - 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 headers
    - 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
    - 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
    - 1 x Thunderbolt add-in card connector
    - 1 x serial port header
    - 1 x parallel port header
    - 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    Back Panel Connectors - 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
    - 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
    - 1 x D-Sub port
    - 1 x DVI-D port
    - 1 x HDMI port
    - 3 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
    - 1 x USB 3.1 port
    - 1 x USB Type-C port, with USB 3.1 support
    - 1 x RJ-45 port
    - 6 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Side Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
    I/O Controller iTE I/O Controller Chip
    H/W Monitoring - System voltage detection
    - CPU/System temperature detection
    - CPU/System fan speed detection
    - CPU/System overheating warning
    - CPU/System fan fail warning
    - CPU/System fan speed control
    BIOS - 2 x 64 Mbit flash
    - Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
    - Support for DualBIOS
    - PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
    Features 1. Support for APP Center
    * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications
    - 3D OSD
    - @BIOS
    - AutoGreen
    - Cloud Station
    - EasyTune
    - Easy RAID
    - Fast Boot
    - Smart TimeLock
    - Smart Keyboard
    - Smart Backup
    - System Information Viewer
    - USB Blocker
    2. Support for Q-Flash
    3. Support for Smart Switch
    4. Support for Xpress Install
    Software - Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
    - Intel Smart Response Technology
    - cFosSpeed
    Form Factor Support for Windows 10, 8.1, and 7
    * Please download the "Windows USB Installation Tool" to install Windows 7
    Form Factor ATX Form Factor; 12.0 x 7.8" / 30.5 x 19.9 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.45 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.0 x 10.6 x 2.2"

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