Gigabyte Intel AORUS GA-Z270X-Gaming 9 LGA 1151 E-ATX Motherboard

  • Support for 7th and 6th generation Intel LGA 115
  • 4 x DDR4 up to 64 GB of system memory
  • Support for DDR4 2400/2133 MHz memory modules

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    Gigabyte Intel AORUS GA-Z270X-Gaming 9 LGA 1151 E-ATX Motherboard Product Description

    Specifications

    CPU
    • Support for 7th and 6th generation Intel Core™ i7 processors/ Intel Core™ i5 processors/Intel Core™ i3 processors/IntelPentiumprocessors/IntelCeleron processors in the LGA1151 package
    • L3 cache varies with CPU
    • (Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
    Chipset
    • Intel® Z270 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 2400/2133 MHz memory modules
    • Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
    • Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 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:
    • 1 x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 connector, 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 DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60 Hz
    • * Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version.
    • Integrated Graphics Processor+MegaChips MCDP2800 chip:
    • 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@60 Hz
    • * Support for HDMI 2.0 version. (Requires the latest Intel® graphics driver from the GIGABYTE website.)
    • Support for up to 3 displays at the same time
    • Maximum shared memory of 1 GB
    Audio
    • Creative® Sound Core 3D chip
    • 2 x JRC NJM2114 and 1 x TI Burr Brown® OPA2134 operational amplifiers
    • Support for Sound Blaster ZxRi
    • High Definition Audio
    • 2/5.1-channel
    • Support for S/PDIF Out
    LAN
    • 2 x Killer™ E2500 LAN chips (10/100/1000 Mbit)
    Wireless Communication module
    • Killer™ Wireless-AC 1535
    • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
    • Bluetooth 4.1
    • Support for 11ac wireless standard and up to 867 Mbps data rate
    • * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
    Expansion Slots
    • 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1, PCIEX16_2)
    • * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16_1 slot; if you are installing two PCI Express graphics cards, it is recommended that you install them in the PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2 slots.
    • 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x8 (PCIEX8_1, PCIEX8_2)
    • * The PCIEX8_1 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16_1 slot and the PCIEX8_2 slot with PCIEX16_2. The PCIEX16_1/PCIEX16_2 slot operates at up to x8 mode when the PCIEX8_1/PCIEX8_2 is populated.
    • (All of the PCI Express x16 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
    • 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
    • (All of the PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
    Multi-Graphics Technology
    • Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 4-Way/3-Way/2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
    • Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ and 4-Way/3-Way/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) (M2M_32G)
    • 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_32G)
    • 2 x U.2 connectors
    • 3 x SATA Express connectors
    • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0~5)
    • Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
    • * Refer to "1-12 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the U.2, M.2, and SATA connectors.

    ASMedia® ASM1061 chip:
    • 2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 6, 7), supporting AHCI mode only
    USB
    • Chipset+Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
    • 1 x USB Type-C™ port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
    • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel
    • Chipset+Realtek® USB 3.1 Gen 1 Hub:
    • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports available through the internal USB headers
    • Chipset:
    • 5 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports on the back panel
    • 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 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
    • 1 x CPU fan header
    • 1 x water cooling CPU fan header
    • 4 x system fan headers
    • 2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
    • 1 x I/O shield audio LED power connector
    • 2 x RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cable headers
    • 3 x SATA Express connectors
    • 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    • 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
    • 2 x U.2 connectors
    • 1 x front panel header
    • 1 x front panel audio header
    • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 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 Clear CMOS jumper
    • 2 x temperature sensor headers
    • 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
    • 2 x MMCX antenna connectors (2T2R)
    • 1 x HDMI port
    • 1 x DisplayPort
    • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 connector (USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support)
    • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
    • 5 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 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 In, Line Out, Headphone)
    I/O Controller
    • iTE® I/O Controller Chip
    H/W Monitoring
    • Voltage detection
    • Temperature detection
    • Fan speed detection
    • Overheating warning
    • Fan fail warning
    • Fan speed control
    • * Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
    BIOS
    • 2 x 128 Mbit flash
    • Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
    • Support for DualBIOS™
    • Support for Q-Flash Plus
    • * The USB flash drive used must be a USB 2.0 flash drive.
    • PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
    Unique Features
    • 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
    • BIOS Setup
    • Color Temperature
    • Cloud Station
    • EasyTune
    • Easy RAID
    • Fast Boot
    • Game Boost
    • GIGABYTE HW OC APP
    • ON/OFF Charge
    • Platform Power Management
    • RGB Fusion
    • Smart Backup
    • Smart Keyboard
    • Smart TimeLock
    • System Information Viewer
    • USB Blocker
    • USB DAC-UP 2
    • V-Tuner
    • Support for 3TB+ Unlock
    • Support for Q-Flash
    • Support for Xpress Install
    Bundle Software
    • Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
    • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
    Operating System
    • Support for Windows 10/8.1 64-bit
    • Support for Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit
    • * Operating systems supported may vary depending on your processor model.
    • * Please download the "Windows USB Installation Tool" from GIGABYTE's website and install it before installing Windows 7.
    Form Factor
    • E-ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 26.4cm
    Box Contents
    • GA-Z270X-Gaming 9 motherboard
    • Motherboard driver disk
    • User's Manual
    • Quick Installation Guide
    • Six SATA cables
    • I/O Shield
    • One Wi-Fi antenna
    • One Wi-Fi antenna retention cover
    • One GC-SLI23P SLI bridge connector
    • One 3-Way SLI bridge connector
    • One 4-Way SLI bridge connector
    • One 2-Way CrossFire bridge connector
    • Two RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cables
    • One Accent Lighting LED Strip
    • Two thermistor cables
    • One G Connector
    • Two Velcro Cable Ties
    • One pack of back I/O dust covers
    Remark
    • Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.
    • Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.

    Add-ons and Accessories

    CPU

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    £274.75save £23.10

    PSU

    £13.98 inc. vat
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    Technical Specifications

    Miscellaneous

    Cables Included 6 x Serial ATA cable ¦ 1 x SLI bridge ¦ 1 x 3-way SLI bridge ¦ 1 x 4-way SLI bridge ¦ 1 x CrossFire internal bridge
    Included Accessories Cable ties, I/O back plate, dust covers, 2 thermistor cables, G-Connector, 2 RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cables, LED strip
    Software Included Norton Internet Security, @BIOS, EasyTune, Cloud Station, Xpress Install, GIGABYTE USB Blocker, GIGABYTE App Center, Smart TimeLock, GIGABYTE Fast Boot, GIGABYTE V-Tuner, GIGABYTE Smart Keyboard, GIGABYTE Smart Backup, GIGABYTE HW OC APP, GIGABYTE Smart Fan 5, GIGABYTE 3D OSD
    Compliant Standards Plug and Play, HDCP 2.2
    Width 30.5 cm
    Depth 26.4 cm

    General

    Product Type Motherboard - extended ATX
    Chipset Type Intel Z270 Express
    Processor Socket LGA1151 Socket
    Max Processors Qty 1
    Compatible Processors Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7 (supports 6th and 7th Generation Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 / Pentium / Celeron)

    Supported RAM

    Max Size 64 GB
    Technology DDR4
    Bus Clock 2133 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2666 MHz (O.C.), 2400 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3300 MHz (O.C.), 3400 MHz (O.C.), 3333 MHz (O.C.), 3466 MHz (O.C.), 3733 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.), 3800 MHz (O.C.), 3666 MHz (O.C.), 3866 MHz (O.C.), 4000 MHz (O.C.), 4133 MHz (O.C.)
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC, ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)

    Graphics

    Graphics Controller MegaChips MCDP2800

    Audio

    Type HD Audio (6-channel)
    Audio Codec Creative Sound Core3D
    Compliant Standards High Definition Audio, EAX ADVANCED HD 5.0, VoiceFX

    LAN

    Network Controller 2 x Killer Gaming E2500 / 1535
    Network Interfaces Bluetooth, 2 x Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode (x8 mode if PCI Express 3.0 x8 slot is occupied)) ¦ 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 mode) ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
    Storage Interfaces SATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA, 3 x SATA Express port - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 ¦ SATA-600 -connectors: 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 devices ¦ SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 2 x M.2 ¦ PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 2 x U.2 - RAID 0
    Interfaces 1 x DisplayPort ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 1 x Thunderbolt 3/USB-C Gen2 ¦ 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 2 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 5 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse
    Internal Interfaces 4 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 - header ¦ 1 x Thunderbolt - header ¦ 1 x audio - header
    Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

    Features

    BIOS Type AMI
    BIOS Features WfM 2.0 support, UEFI BIOS, SMBIOS 2.7 support, DMI 2.7 support, ACPI 5.0 support, Dual BIOS
    Hardware Monitoring CPU core temperature, chassis temperature, CPU fan tachometer, chassis fan tachometer, system voltage, CPU overheating protection
    Hardware Features Diagnostic LEDs, Q-Flash, AutoGreen, NVIDIA 3-way SLI Technology Support, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, 15µ Gold Contact, On/Off Charge, Ultra Durable, NVIDIA 4-way SLI Technology Support, AMD CrossFireX technology support, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Onboard Button, AMD 4-way CrossFireX technology support, Easy RAID Installer, 3TB+ Unlock, GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio, 2x Copper PCB, Black Solid Capacitors, Clear CMOS Button, WIMA film capacitors, TI Burr Brown OPA2134 operational amplifier, ECO button, Q-Flash Plus, Nichicon Fine Gold Series Audio Capacitors, Killer DoubleShot-X3 PRO, Turbo B-Clock, Game Boost, 22 Phase Power Design, Ultra Durable PCIe Metal Shielding, GIGABYTE Double Locking Bracket, Ultra Durable Memory Armor, Anti-Sulfur Design, Ambient Surround LED, GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP 2, Intel Optane Memory Ready, GIGABYTE Smart Fan 5, Intel Thunderbolt 3 Controller, JRC NJM2114 operational amplifiers, Triple upgradable OP-AMPs, EKWB G-Frost Hybrid Water Block

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