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Order Code: B-Z170G3
Manf.Code: B-GA-Z170X-GAMING 3-EU
GIGABYTE G1 Gaming SeriesGIGABYTE G1 Gaming Series motherboards feature a range of technologies designed to improve your gaming experience. Advanced audio features immerse you in games like never before whilst advanced networking technologies ensure that your system performs with no lag allowing you to focus on your gaming.
Intel 6th Generation CPU Support (Socket 1151)This motherboard supports 6th-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium and Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package. The latest generation of processors from Intel not only out perform the last in their compute power but also feature award winning integrated graphics for faster gaming, multimedia and web browsing.
Intel Z170 Express ChipsetIntel Z170 Express is a single-chipset design that supports 6th-generation Intel LGA1151 Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium and Celeron processors. Z170 provides a maximum ten USB 3.0 ports, six SATA 6Gbit/s ports, 32Gbit/s M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support for faster data retrieval. Intel Z170 Express also supports integrated-graphics (iGPU) functions, so you'll enjoy the very latest Intel integrated graphics performance.
Dual-Channel DDR4 3200+(OC) MHz SupportThe motherboard supports up to 64GB DDR4 memory that features data transfer rates of 3200+(OC) MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia and Internet applications.
ATXThis motherboard is an ATX motherboard with the dimensions of 30.5cm x 23.5cm. It will fit in any case that supports motherboard sizes of ATX or higher such as a Mid Tower case or larger.
M.2 32Gb/sM.2 supports up to 32Gbit/s data-transfer speeds. It is the perfect choice for an operating system drive, making your whole PC work that much faster. It supports Intel Rapid Storage Technology to ensure even faster access to data, refresh applications automatically and awake from sleep in just seconds!
SATA Express 16Gb/sSATA Express provides up to 16Gbit/s data-transfer speeds resolving the higher bandwidth request in the near future. Current SSDs consume up to 550MB/s, which is close to saturation point for SATA 6Gbit/s connections. Backwardly compatible with up to two SATA drives, SATA Express is the next-generation connectivity standard — and ensures that you and your system won't get left behind.
USB 3.1 10Gb/sCompared to the 5Gb/s provided by traditional USB 3.0, the all-new USB 3.1's 10Gb/s offers twice the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than 30 seconds.
Killer E2200 NetworkingKiller E2200 Intelligent Networking Platform, featuring Advanced Stream Detect, is built for maximum networking performance for online games and high-quality streaming media. Killer LAN automatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother, stutter-free in-game performance and the competitive edge.
VGA (D-Sub) SupportThis motherboard supports analogue graphics via a Video Graphics Array (D-Sub) adapter. The VGA adapter supports a maximum resolution of [email protected]
DVI-D Dual Link SupportThis motherboard supports high definition digital graphics via a Digital Video Interface (DVI-D) adapter. The DVI-D adapter supports a maximum resolution of [email protected]
HDMI SupportThis motherboard supports ultra high definition (4KUHD) digital graphics via a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) adapter. The HDMI adapter supports a maximum resolution of [email protected]
AMD CrossfireX Multi-GPU SupportAMD CrossFireX is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominating power, AMD CrossFireX technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. AMD CrossFireX technology allows you to expand your system’s graphics capabilities. It allows you the ability to scale your system’s graphics horsepower as you need it, supporting up to four AMD Radeon HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an AMD CrossFireX gaming technology, the traditional graphics limitation exists no more, allowing you to enjoy higher performance as well as visual experience.
NVIDIA SLI Multi-GPU TechnologyNVIDIA SLI technology is a revolutionary platform innovation that allows you to intelligently scale graphics performance by combining multiple NVIDIA graphics solutions in an SLI-Certified motherboard. Using proprietary software algorithms and dedicated scalability logic in each NVIDIA graphics processing unit (GPU), NVIDIA SLI technology delivers up to twice the performance (with 2 cards) and 2.8X the performance (with 3 cards) compared to a single graphics solution.
High Definition Audio DesignThe Realtek ALC1150 is a high-performance multi-channel high definition audio codec that delivers an exceptional audio listening experience with up to 115dB SNR, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC. High Quality audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for professional gamers.
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3GIGABYTE G1 Gaming motherboards also include Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3 software suite. Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3 software suite is a powerful audio platform offering premium audio quality, effects and features for gamers. It features SBX Pro Studio suite of technologies, which is designed to give you the fullest audio experience.
|Model Number||GA-Z170X-Gaming 3|
|Dimensions||30.5cm x 23.5cm|
|Compatible Processors||Intel 6th Generation Core i7/i5/i3
Intel 6th Generation Pentium
Intel 6th Generation Celeron
|Socket Type||LGA 1151|
|Chipset Type||Z170 Express|
|RAM Installed / Max Capacity||0 MB / 64 GB Max|
|RAM Slots||4 x DDR4 DIMM|
|Supported RAM||DDR4 Non-ECC UDIMM|
|Supported RAM Speeds||Up to 3200+(OC) MHz|
|Expansion Slots Total (Free)||3 x PCIe 3.0 x16
3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
|Video Controller||Supports Intel HD Graphics|
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports AMD CrossFireX (3-Way)
Supports NVIDIA SLI (2-way)
|Ports Present & Quantity||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1 x DVI-D port
1 x DSub Port
1 x HDMI port
1 x USB 3.1 port (Type-C)
1 x USB 3.1 port (Type-A)
3 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x RJ-45 ports
1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
5 x audio jacks
|Ports Present & Quantity||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
3 x SATA Express connectors
6 x SATA 6Gb/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
1 x SPDIF Out Header
2 x USB 3.0/2.0 headers (supports additional 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports)
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers (supports additional 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports)
1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
1 x Thunderbolt add-in card connector
1 x serial port header
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x audio gain control switch
|Intel Z170 Express||6 x SATA 6Gb/s (RAID 0,1,5,10)
3 x SATA Express 10Gb/s
2 x M.2 32Gb/s (2242/2260/2280) (PCIe & SATA Mode)
|Controller||Qualcomm Killer E2201|
|Ports||1 x LAN(RJ45) port|
|Controller||Realtek ALC1150 Codec|
|Features||High Definition Audio
TI Burr Brown OPA2134 operational amplifier
Support for S/PDIF Out
Sound Blaster X-fi MB3
|Feature List||Support for GIGABYTE APP Center
System Information Viewer
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Smart Switch
Support for Xpress Install
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