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Gigabyte Designare Z170X Intel Socket 1151 Motherboard

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Gigabyte Designare Z170X Intel Socket 1151 Motherboard

• Intel Thunderbolt 3 Certified Motherboard
• Supports 6th Generation Intel Core Processor
• Dual Channel, Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
• Intel USB 3.1 with 2 USB Type-C & PD 2.0 100W Support
• 2-Way SLI & CrossFire Multi-Graphics Support
• NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 22110 M.2 Interface & U.2 Interface for Intel SSD 750
• Best Support for 3 Intel SSD 750 Devices in RAID 0
• 2 SATA Express Connectors for Up to 16Gb/s Data Transfer
• Dual Intel GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
• 115dB SNR HD Audio with Built-in Rear Audio Amplifier
• Ambient Surround LED with RGB Multi-Color Choices
• Ultra Durable Metal Shielding over PCIe and DDR Slots
• Ultra Durable Anti-Sulfur Resistors for Longer Lifespan
• Ultra Durable Anti-Rust Rear I/O Connectors
• Dual Hybrid Fan Headers with Precise PWM / Voltage Control for Water Pump & Fan
• APP Center Including EasyTune and Cloud Station Utilities
• Rear Panel Mini DisplayPort-In for Future Feature Upgrade


Intel Thunderbolt 3 Certified Motherboard
Powered by Intel's own Thunderbolt controller the new Thunderbolt 3 protocol, which is available over a USB Type-C connector on the back I/O of the GIGABYTE Z170X-Designare, brings an unprecedented single-wire bandwidth of up to 40 Gb/s -- twice more than the previous generation of Thunderbolt! This incredible increase in bandwidth is also accompanied with support for different protocols such as DisplayPort 1.2 and USB 3.1, which is backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, opening up a world of new possibilities.

NVIDIA / AMD / Intel Graphics Support for Thunderbolt 3
GIGABYTE implementing Thunderbolt 3 allows users to utilize all facets of this technology. GIGABYTE’s unique design of incorporating a video input port, via Mini DisplayPort, allows users to take full advantage of their discrete NVIDIA or AMD Graphics Cards. By merging the performance of these discrete cards with Thunderbolt 3 users can now leverage the fast data transfer speeds and latest gaming technologies into a single Thunderbolt (USB Type-C) cable.

Set the Color that Matches Your Style
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned Ambient LED application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.

VR requires more performance than Full HD graphics for a steady 60FPS or greater.
Only Gaming PCs can provide the best VR experience.
To create a seamless VR experience GIGABYTE Motherboards offer the best features to make your virtual reality feel like your actual reality.
With technologies such as NVMe support via M.2 or U.2 and a one piece metal shielding to brace for heavier discrete graphics cards its obvious that GIGABYTE has the tools you need to start your journey in VR. To set the mood GIGABYTE Motherboards include Ambient Surround LED to put you in the center of action.


• Support for Intel Core i7 processors/Intel Core i5 processors/Intel Core i3 processors/Intel Pentium processors/Intel Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package
• L3 cache varies with CPU
• Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.

• Intel Z170 Express Chipset

• 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 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 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.) / 2133 MHz memory modules
• Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
• Support for non-ECC Un-buffered 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
• Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
• Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.

Onboard Graphics:
• Integrated Graphics Processor + Intel Thunderbolt 3 Controller:
• 2 x Intel Thunderbolt 3 connectors, supporting DisplayPort and Thunderbolt video outputs and a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60 Hz
• Because of the limited I/O resources of the PC architecture, the number of Thunderbolt™ devices that can be used is dependent on the number of the PCI Express devices being installed. (Refer to Chapter 1-7, "Back Panel Connectors," for more information.)
• Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version.
• Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel HD Graphics support:
• 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24 Hz
• Support for HDMI 1.4 version.
• 1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60 Hz
• Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version.
• Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB

• Realtek ALC1150 codec
• High Definition Audio
• 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
• Support for S/PDIF Out

• 2 x Intel GbE LAN chips (10/100/1000 Mbit)
• Support for Teaming

Expansion Slots:
• 1 x PCI Express 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 x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
• The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode.
• 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
• The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the SATA 3 0/1 and PCI Express x1 connectors. When the PCIEX4 slot is installed with a x4 or above card, the SATA 3 0/1 and PCI Express x1 connectors become unavailable.
• 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
• All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.
• Multi-Graphics Technology
• Support for NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI and 2-Way NVIDIA SLI technologies
• Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX and 2-Way AMD CrossFire technologies

Storage Interface:
• Chipset:
• 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)
• 1 x U.2 connector
• 2 x SATA Express connectors
• 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
• Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
• Refer to "1-9 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the U.2, M.2, SATA Express, and SATA connectors.

• Chipset + Intel Thunderbolt 3 Controller:
• 2 x USB Type-C ports on the back panel, with USB 3.1 support
• Chipset:
• 6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
• 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 12V power connector
• 2 x SATA Express connectors
• 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
• 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector
• 1 x U.2 connector
• 1 x CPU fan header
• 1 x water cooling fan/pump header (CPU_OPT_PUMP)
• 2 x system fan headers
• 1 x system fan/water cooling pump header (SYS_FAN2_PUMP)
• 1 x front panel header
• 1 x front panel audio header
• 1 x S/PDIF Out header
• 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 header
• 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
• 1 x RGB LED strip extension cable header
• 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
• 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
• 1 x Thunderbolt add-in card connector
• 1 x power button
• 1 x reset button
• 1 x Clear CMOS button
• 1 x OC button

Back Panel Connectors:
• 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
• 1 x Mini-DisplayPort In
• 2 x Thunderbolt 3 connectors
• 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
• 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
• 1 x HDMI port
• 1 x DisplayPort
• 2 x RJ-45 ports
• 5 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)


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  • Stock Availability: 10 In Stock Now!
  • Warranty: 3 Years
  • Manufacturer: Gigabyte Shop
  • Product Found In: Intel Motherboards
  • Model Number: GA-Z170X-DESIGNARE
  • Part Number: SY09698