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GA-Z170X-GAMING 7 LGA1151 ATX Motherboard
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Gigabyte GA-Z170X-GAMING 7 LGA1151 ATX Motherboard

This is a killer motherboard for any high-end gaming or productivity PC. It can take up to 64GB RAM, and offers dual PCIe x16 video card slots with both SLI and Crossfire support.

GIGABYTE 100 series motherboards support the latest 6th Generation Intel Core processors, a 14nm desktop CPU which features improved performance, power efficiency and support for DDR4 memory, bringing cutting edge features and ultimate performance to your next PC build.


  1. Socket 1151 ATX motherboard with Intel Z170 chipset
  2. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets (max. 64 GB)
  3. HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2
  4. 1 x PCIe x16, 1 x PCIe x8, 1 x PCIe x4, 3 x PCIe x1
  5. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s, 3 x SATA-Express, 2 x M.2, supports RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10
  6. 2 x USB 3.1, 9 x USB 3.0/2.0, 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports, Creative audio, LAN and PS/2 port

Extreme Intel USB 3.1 Controller

The Intel USB 3.1 controller utilises 4 PCIe Gen3 lanes, offering 32 Gb/s of total bandwidth, for uncompromised transfer speeds of up to 10 Gb/s per USB 3.1. With twice the bandwidth compared to its previous generation, and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 and 3.0, the much improved USB 3.1 protocol is available over the new reversible USB Type-C and the traditional USB Standard-A connector for better compatibility over a wider range of devices.

Connecting the Future - USB Type-C - The World's Next Universal Connector

The USB Type-C is a new reversible connector that is loaded with useful features such as USB 3.1 support for 10 Gb/s transfer speed and DisplayPort 1.2 support to connect 4K monitors. Powered by the Intel controller, this little port is the best version of the USB Type-C connector.

GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio Technology

GIGABYTE Z170X-Gaming 7 motherboard is equipped with the GIGABYTE exclusive AMP-UP Audio Technology, which provides the industry's highest level of onboard audio features and technologies. With GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio, gamers and audiophiles are able to experience crisp, ultra-realistic sound effects while gaming, and the richest possible sound experience when listening to their favorite music and movies.

Creative Sound Core3D Quad-Core Audio Processor

Combining world's first Quad-Core Creative Sound Core3D Audio Processor Plus Advanced Creative SBX PRO STUDIO Audio Suite. SBX Pro Studio suite of audio playback technologies deliver a new level of audio immersion. Realistic surround sound, the ability to clearly hear specific sounds in a gaming environment are just a few elements of SBX Pro Studio that enhances the overall experience, be it movies, games or music.

High End Audio Capacitors

GIGABYTE G1 Gaming motherboards use high end, Japanese branded Nichicon audio capacitors. These professional audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for professional gamers.

Clean, low-noise power for your Digital-to-Analog Audio converter

GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP provides clean, noise-free power delivery to your Digital-to-Analog Converter. DACs can be sensitive to fluctuations in power from the other USB ports, which is why GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP takes advantage of an isolated power source that minimises potential fluctuations and ensures the best audio experience possible.

Killer E2400 Gaming Network / Intel Gigabit LAN

Killer E2400 is a high-performance, adaptive gigabit Ethernet controller that offers better online gaming and media performance compared to standard solutions. Intel Gigabit LAN networking, a popular choice with gamers, delivers several performance-enhancing features such as advanced interrupt handling to help reduce CPU overhead and Jumbo Frame support for extra large data packets.

2-Way SLI/3-Way CrossFire Multi-Graphics

Multi-graphics configuration offers better graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.

Industry Leading Ultra Durable PCIe Metal Shielding

The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.

Dual PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2

With two PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 connectors onboard, GIGABYTE brings to the user PCI-Express connectivity for SSD devices. Delivering up to 32 Gb/s data transfer speed per connector, the dual M.2 provides an ideal storage solution as it also supports RAID modes.

The below video highlights many of the advanced features found on Gigabyte's GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 motherboard

SpecificationsGA-Z170X-GAMING 7
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-GAMING 7
GraphicsIntel HD
Graphics portsHDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2
Max resolution4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared graphics memory512 MB
Supported RAMDDR4 2133 to 3866 (OC) MHz memory modules
M.2 sockets2 (up to 32 Gb/s)
SATA 6Gb/s ports8 (2 support AHCI only)
SATA Express ports3
SATA RAID SupportRAID 0, 1, 5 and 10
LAN port1x Intel GbE LAN chip, 1x Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2400 chip (both 10/100/1000 Mbit)
SLI/Crossfire Support3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire and 2-Way NVIDIA SLI Technology
USB 3.1 ports2 (1 C-Type / 1 standard both rear panel)
USB 3.0 ports9 (4 internal / 5 rear panel)
USB 2.0 ports4 (4 internal / 0 rear panel)
AudioCreative® Sound Core 3D chip with support for Sound Blaster Recon3Di
Audio connection2/5.1-channel + 1 x optical S/PDIF Out
RS232 serial port headerYes
TPM supportYes
Other rear panel portsPS/2 keyboard & mouse ports
x16 PCI Express slots3 (x16, x8 and x4)
x1 PCI Express slots3
Memory slots4 (max 64 GB)
DimensionsATX Form Factor 30.5cm x 24.4cm
Included accessories4 x SATA data cables, I/O backplate, SLI connectors, user manual, drivers DVD
Warranty48 months
EAN barcode4719331829384

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