Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

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Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming GT LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard
Key Features
  • ATX Form Factor
  • Intel LGA 1151 Socket
  • Intel Z170 Chipset
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4
The GA-Z170X-Gaming GT LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard from Gigabyte provides an LGA 1151 socket that enables you to build a Windows system running on a 6th-generation Intel processor. It provides four DIMM slots that support up to 32GB of DDR4 memory modules. This ATX motherboard supports 2-way SLI and 3-way CrossFire technologies via the three PCIe 3.0 x16 slots. To complete the multimedia experience, a Creative Sound Core 3D audio chip along with two TI Burr Brown amps immerse you in sounds.
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Gigabyte GA-Z170X Overview

The GA-Z170X-Gaming GT LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard from Gigabyte provides an LGA 1151 socket that enables you to build a Windows system running on a 6th-generation Intel processor. It provides four DIMM slots that support up to 32GB of DDR4 memory modules. This ATX motherboard supports 2-way SLI and 3-way CrossFire technologies via the three PCIe 3.0 x16 slots. To complete the multimedia experience, a Creative Sound Core 3D audio chip along with two TI Burr Brown amps immerse you in sounds.

For long-term storage compatibility, Gigabyte has designed this motherboard with multiple interfaces for various types of storage drives. It has eight SATA III ports for supporting legacy optical drives and storage drives. There are also two M.2 slots, utilizing multiple PCI lanes to deliver bandwidths up to 32 Gb/s. Moreover, three SATA Express connectors combine the benefits of PCI Express and SATA technologies to deliver fast data transfer rates.

With an integrated Intel graphics processor, this motherboard is capable of outputting 4K visuals to your display via its DisplayPort and HDMI port. It sports five USB 3.0 ports for connecting to printers, scanners, and other peripherals. Two USB 3.1 ports transmit speeds of up to 10 Gb/s and one of these ports features a small, reversible type-C design so you can connect a USB Type-C cable the very first time. For networking and audio needs, two Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports as well as six audio jacks are built into this motherboard. When additional connections are required, three PCIe 3.0 x1 slots allow you to install optional controller cards.

AMP-UP Audio technology design
High-end audio components
LED trace path with multi-color choices
Built-in performance tuning IC
PCIe metal shielding
USB 3.1 Type-C port with 10 Gb/s speeds
Dual PCIe Gen 3.0 x4 M.2 slots
Creative Sound Core 3D quad-core audio +SBX Pro Studio Audio suite

Gigabyte GA-Z170X Specs

Processor Supported
Supports Intel Core i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors in the LGA 1151 package
Chipset
Intel Z170 Express chipset
Memory
4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR4 2133 MHz memory modules
Support for ECC UDIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate 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 Intel HD Graphics supported
1 x DisplayPort 1.2, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz or 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
1 x HDMI port
Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
Audio
Creative Sound Core 3D chip
2 x TI Burr Brown OPA2134 operational amplifiers
Support for Sound Blaster Recon3Di
High Definition audio
2/5.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN
Intel GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2400 LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
3 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots
Support for 3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire and 2-Way NVIDIA SLI Technology
Storage Interface
Chipset
2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
3 x SATA Express connectors
6 x SATA 6 Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0~5)
Support for RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10

ASMedia ASM1061 Chip
2 x SATA 6 Gb/s connectors (SATA3 6~7), supporting AHCI mode only
USB
Chipset:
5 x USB 3.0/2.0 on the back panel
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 (available through the internal USB headers)

Chipset+Renesas USB 3.0 Hub:
4 x USB 3.0/2.0 (available through the internal USB headers)

Chipset+Intel Thunderbolt 3 Controller:
1 x USB Type-C port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 support
1 x USB 3.1 Type-A port (red) on the back panel
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12 V power connector
1 x I/O shield audio LED power connector
2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
3 x SATA Express connectors
8 x SATA 6 Gb/s connectors
1 x CPU fan header
1 x Water cooling fan header (CPU_OPT)
3 x System fan headers
1 x Front panel header
1 x Front panel audio 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 Serial port header
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x Power button
1 x Reset button
1 x Clear CMOS button
1 x ECO button
1 x OC button
2 x Audio gain control switches
2 x BIOS switches
Voltage Measurement Points
Back Panel Connectors
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI port
1 x USB 3.1 (10 Gb/s) Type-C port
1 x USB 3.1 (10 Gb/s, red) Type-A port
5 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
2 x RJ-45 ports
1 x Optical S/PDIF Out connector
5 x Audio jacks (center/subwoofer speaker out, rear speaker out, line in/mic, line out, headphone)
I/O Controller
iTE I/O controller chip
H/W Monitoring
System voltage detection
CPU/System/Chipset temperature detection
CPU/CPU OPT/System fan speed detection
CPU/System/Chipset overheating warning
CPU/CPU OPT/System fan fail warning
CPU/CPU OPT/System fan speed control
BIOS
2 x 128 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
Support for DualBIOS
Support for Q-Flash Plus
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Supported Features
APP Center
Q-Flash
Smart Switch
Xpress Install
Compatible Operating Systems
Windows 7, 8.1, 10
Form Factor
ATX
Dimensions
12.0 x 9.6" / 30.5 x 24.4 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
5.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
14.9 x 12.8 x 4.4"

Gigabyte GA-Z170X Reviews

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question

Is this board rev 1.0?
Asked by: Iurii R.
Yes, it is. Its the only one available from Gigabyte
Answered by: Mohammed H.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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