Here's another Mini-ITX motherboard for Intel's Coffee Lake-S platform. The big problem is of course that there's hardly any supply of Coffee Lake processors, but that isn't stopping the motherboard makers from rolling out more and more models. Today we have a look at the Gigabyte Z370N WiFi, this is a compact-sized motherboard with two DDR4 memory slots and one PCIe x16 slot. Pricing and availability is unknown.
GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, has released the new GIGABYTE Z370N WIFI motherboard based on the Intel® Z370 chipset. The new motherboard incorporates powerful performance capabilities within a compact design to provide users with a versatile motherboard for building their ideal PCs.
The GIGABYTE Z370N WIFI motherboard is optimized to support 8th Gen. Intel® Core Processors. For a mini-ITX form factor, this motherboard can truly maximize the power of the Intel® Core i7-8700K processors by easily reaching overclocked frequencies of 5GHz and higher. The motherboard uses an Intersil Hybrid Digital VRM design to ensure that power is distributed effectively, enabling the GIGABYTE Z370N WIFI to perform at its highest standards. Additionally, over 1000 memory modules have been validated by GIGABYTE to ensure proper compability with support for XMP profiles up to a frequency of 4600MHz when overclocked.
RGB Fusion Technology adds an incredible amount of style and customizability to the Z370N WIFI motherboards. With support for up to 300 Digital 5V or 12V LED strips, the motherboard allows the user to individually address the color and brightness of each of the strips, bringing exquisite lighting configurations to life.
Versatility is a key aspect of the GIGABYTE Z370N WIFI motherboard. Its compact size allows for smaller, feature packed builds and can be used in a multitude of user configurations. The feature rich back panel furthers adds to the versatility of the motherboard by offering both Dual Intel GbE with cFossSpeed and Dual Band 802.11ac Intel Wireless connectivity. It also offers seven USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, one of which is an USB Type-C™ connector. Bifurcation support, a rare but highly valuable feature, is included on the motherboard and offers the ability to make the most out of the PCIe x16 slot. With the use of a riser card, the slot can be utilized as multiple slots to satisfy user’s expansion requirements.
The Dual M.2 PCIe NVMe design enables fast storage solutions to be used in such a small form factor motherboard, with each slot providing up to 32 Gb/s of bandwidth for data transfer speeds. It brings RAID capability and the performance potential of two NVMe SSDs working in tandem to ensure that users’ high demands for storage performance are fulfilled. Users can be assured that the motherboard’s M.2 Thermal Guard can keep their storage devices cool and protected from thermal throttling.
From the vast amount of display outputs on the back of the GIGABYTE Z370N WIFI, users can enjoy pristine triple 4K Ultra HD displays. This motherboard comes with a DisplayPort which provides High Dynamic Range (HDR) video and HDMI 2.0a which provides both HDR video as well as support for the cinematic 21:9 aspect ratio, enabling users to savor the ultimate viewing experience. The GIGABYTE Z370N WIFI is sure to satisfy the entertainment needs of those seeking immersive three 4K monitor configurations.