Gigabyte Z170MX Gaming 5 Micro ATX Skylake Motherboard

Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-GAMING-5, Intel Z170, S 1151, DDR4, SATAe, M.2 (PCIe/SATA) SLi/CrossFire, Killer LAN, USB3.1A+C, mATX

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Product Overview Extreme Intel® USB 3.1 Controller: World's 1st USB 3.1 USB-IF Certified Controller
The Intel® USB 3.1 controller utilizes 2 PCIe Gen3 lanes, offering 16 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 - Reversible USB Type-C™ with USB 3.1
The USB Type-C™ is a new reversible connector that is loaded with useful features such as USB 3.1 support for 10Gb/s transfer speed. Powered by the Intel® USB 3.1 controller, this little port provides the best USB Type-C™ experience possible.
* Display feature may vary by model.

Realtek ALC1150 115dB SNR HD Audio
The 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.

The ALC1150 provides ten DAC channels that simultaneously support 7.1-channel sound playback, plus 2 channels of independent stereo sound output (multiple streaming) through the front panel stereo outputs. Two stereo ADCs are integrated and can support a microphone array with Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC), Beam Forming (BF), and Noise Suppression (NS) technologies. The ALC1150 incorporates Realtek proprietary converter technology to achieve Front differential output 115dB Signal-to-Noise ratio (SNR) playback (DAC) quality and 104dB SNR recording (ADC) quality.

Additional Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3
GIGABYTE 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.

GIGABYTE Exclusive: Upgradable OP-AMP

Customizable
• Users can choose audio quality based on individual listening preferences.
• Wide availability of additional OP-AMPs.

Low Cost way to dramatically improve audio quality
• Improve audio dynamics and overall sound-quality with little cost.
• No need for expensive speakers or high-end audio equipment.

Exclusive onboard 'Gain Boost' selector switches
• Select either standard 2.5x or high-amplification 6x mode.
• 6x mode is ideal for high impedance speakers and headphones

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.

USB DAC-UP: 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 minimizes potential fluctuations and ensures the best audio experience possible.

Killer™ E2200 Gaming Network
GIGABYTE G1™ Gaming motherboards feature the Killer™ E2200 from Qualcomm Atheros, a high-performance, adaptive gigabit Ethernet controller that offers better online gaming and online media performance compared to standard solutions.

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.

Ambient LED
GIGABYTE motherboards feature LED lighting for the audio guard path, providing a cool, custom look to your rig. Not only does the Audio Noise Guard protect the board's sensitive analog audio components, but its LEDs can also be programed to beat at the rhythm of the music you are listening to, or pulse at a soothing pace to create a great atmosphere to enhance the environment of your game, movie or music.

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.

PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2
With PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 connectors onboard, GIGABYTE brings to the user PCI-Express connectivity for SSD devices. The M.2 provides an ideal storage solution as it deliver up to 32 Gb/s data transfer speed.

Turbo B-Clock: Built-in Advanced Performance Tuning IC
Thanks to the onboard TURBO B-Clock Tuning IC, GIGABYTE Motherboards enable Overclockers to have the ability to change their BCLK Frequency to a desired value of their choice. With the new linear range adjustment option of the Tuning IC, ranges from 90MHz to 500MHz are now possible, so that overclockers are not limited to the 5% ranges of traditional straps.
* Turbo B-Clock overclocking range may vary according to CPU capabilities.

Next Generation SATA Express
SATA Express combines the benefits of PCI Express and SATA to provide much higher bandwidth, featuring data transfer rates of up to 16Gb/s.

All New GIGABYTE™ App Center Including EasyTune™, Cloud Station™ Utilities and More…
GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.

APP Center
GIGABYTE APP Center gives you easy access to a wealth of GIGABYTE apps that help you get the most from your GIGABYTE motherboard. Using a simple, unified user interface, GIGABYTE APP Center allows you to launch all GIGABYTE apps installed on your system.

Easy Tune™
Get the highest levels of performance from your PC with easy to use GIGABYTE overclocking features.

Cloud Station™
GIGABYTE™ Cloud Station™ is composed of several GIGABYTE unique apps that allow your smart phones/tablet devices to communicate, share resources, and control your desktop PC via a wireless connection.

15µ Gold Plated CPU Socket Design
GIGABYTE motherboards come equipped with a 15 micron thick gold plated CPU socket, which means that enthusiasts can enjoy absolute reliability and longevity for the CPU socket overtime, without having any concerns about corroded pins or bad contacts.

4K Ultra HD Support
4K resolution is the next technological milestone in high-definition content delivery, utilizing approximately 4,000 pixels on the horizontal axis, more than four times today's standard HD pixel density. GIGABYTE motherboards provide native 4K support with integrated Intel® HD Graphics via HDMI.

HDMI™ - The Next Generation Multimedia Interface
HDMI™ is a High-Definition Multimedia Interface which provides up to 5Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and 8-channel high quality audio all through a single cable. Able to transmit superior, uncompressed digital video and audio, HDMI™ ensures the crispest rendering of digital content up to 1080p without the quality losses associated with analog interfaces and their digital-to-analog conversion. In addition, HDMI™ is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), allowing the playback of Blu-ray/HD DVD and other protected media content. Features • Supports 6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor.
• Dual Channel DDR4, 4 DIMMs.
• Intel® USB 3.1 with USB Type-C™ - The World's Next Universal Connector.
• 3-Way Graphics Support with Exclusive Ultra Durable Metal Shielding over the PCIe Slots.
• PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Connector with up to 32Gb/s Data Transfer (PCIe NVMe & SATA SSD support).
• 3 SATA Express Connectors for up to 16Gb/s Data Transfer.
• 115dB SNR HD Audio with Built-in Rear Audio Amplifier.
• Killer™ E2200 Gaming Networks.
• High Quality Audio Capacitors and Audio Noise Guard with LED Trace Path Lighting.
• APP Center Including EasyTune™ and Cloud Station™ Utilities.
• GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™ Technology.
Specifications
Specifications
Form Factor Micro ATX
CPU Socket 1151
QPI Speed N/A
Chipset Intel Z170
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) Unbuffered
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • *
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 2666(OC)
  • DDR4 - 2800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3300(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
Maximum Memory Capacity 64GB (4x16GB)
Graphics Connectors
  • D-Sub (VGA)
  • DVI-D
  • HDMI
Graphics Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
SLI Support 2 Way SLi
Crossfire Support 3 Way CrossFireX
Audio  
Network Interface Type  
Network Interface Chip/Modules  
SATA SATA Express/SATA3 6Gb/s
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support  
Water Cooled No
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, S3 (M), 2242/2260/2280, PCIe/SATA
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 Bandwidth) LP
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24pin (V)
  • 1 x 8pin (V)
  • 1 x Audio gain control switch
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x CPU fan header
  • 1 x FP Audio Header
  • 1 x Front panel header
  • 3 x SATA Express (Compatible with 2x SATA 6.0 Gbps)
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x SPDIF-Out Header
  • 3 x System Fan header
  • 1 x Thunderbolt AIC Connector
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Header
  • 1 x Water Cooling Fan Header (CPU_OPT)
Back Panel
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 1 x D-Sub
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI v1.4
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x Rear Speaker Out
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 3 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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Gigabyte Z170MX Gaming 5 Micro ATX Skylake Motherboard
Gigabyte Z170MX Gaming 5 Micro ATX Skylake Motherboard