Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 6 motherboard gets pictured

Posted on Monday, Nov 02 2015 @ 14:26 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Gigabyte showcases its new Z170X-Gaming 6, a new premium-class motherboard for Intel's LGA1151 processors. It's an ATX-sized board with 11-phase CPU VRM, it draws power from a 24-pin ATX and 8-pin EPS power connectors and features large heatsinks to cool the VRM areas. The Z170X-Gaming 6 features three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, of which two are wired to the CPU (x16/NC or x8/x8), and four PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots. Pricing and availability is unknown.

Here's a brief overview of the other features:
Storage connectivity includes a pair of 32 Gb/s M.2 slots, three 16 Gb/s SATA-Express, which are made up of six SATA 6 Gb/s ports. USB connectivity includes two USB 3.1 ports (one each of type-C and type-A), eight USB 3.0 ports, and a number of USB 2.0/1.1 ports. Networking is care of two gigabit Ethernet connections, of which is driven by an Intel controller, and the other Killer E2201. The 8-channel AMP-UP onboard audio solution features a 115 dBA CODEC, user-replaceable OPAMP, electrolytic capacitors, ground-layer isolation, and gold-plated analog jacks. Display outputs include HDMI and DisplayPort.
Gigabyte Z170X Gaming 6

Source: TPU


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