GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7
- GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7
- Product Name GA-Z270X-Gaming K7
- Intel® Socket 1151 for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
- Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
- Chipset Intel® Z270
- DDR4, 4 x DIMM, Dual Channel, 64GB
- Killer™ E2500 Gaming Network + Intel® Gigabit LAN
- Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 + ALC 1220 120dB SNR HD Audio
BENCHMARK GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7
|Cpu||Intel® Socket 1151 for 7th/6th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
|Memory||DDR4, 4 x DIMM, Dual Channel, 64GB|
|Expansion Slots||3 x PCIe x16 slots
0 x PCIe x8 slots
3 x PCIe x1 slots
0 x PCI slots
|Storange||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)
1 x U.2 connector
3 x SATA Express connectors
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
* Refer to “1-10 Internal Connectors,” for the installation notices for the PCIEX4, M.2, and SATA connectors.
|Back I/O Ports||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI port
1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 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, Line Out, Mic In)
|LAN||1 x Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN1)
1 x Killer™ E2500 LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN2)
|Audio||Realtek® ALC1220 codec
Support for Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5
TI Burr Brown® NE5532P operational amplifier
High Definition Audio
Support for S/PDIF Out
|Multi-GPU Support||CROSSFIRE and SLI|
GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 support 7th and 6th generation Intel LGA 1151
This Motherboard supports 7th Generation and 6th Generation Intel Core™ i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors in the LGA 1151 package. Integrated graphics, memory and PCI Express® controllers support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, two-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCIe Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great performance.
GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 with Chipset Intel® Z270
The Intel® Z270 is a single-chipset design that supports 7th Generation and 6th Generation Intel LGA1151 Core™ i7/Core i5/Core i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the Z270 chipset provides a maximum of 10 USB 3.0 ports, four SATA 6Gbps ports, and 32Gbps M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support, for faster data retrieval. Intel Z270 also supports integrated graphics, so you’ll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.
GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 Support DDR4 Memory
DDR4 SDRAM, an abbreviation for double data rate fourth-generation synchronous dynamic random-access memory, is a type of synchronous dynamic random-access memory (SDRAM) with a high bandwidth (“double data rate”) interface.
The primary advantages of DDR4 over its predecessor, DDR3, include higher module density and lower voltage requirements, coupled with higher data rate transfer speeds. The DDR4 standard theoretically allows for DIMMs of up to 512 GiB in capacity, compared to DDR3’s theoretical maximum of 128 GiB per DIMM.
GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 Support SATA Express
Current SSDs devour up to 550MB/s bandwidth, which is close to saturation point for SATA 6Gbit/s connections. Backwardly compatible with up to two SATA drives, SATA Express is the next-generation connectivity standard — and ensures that you and your system won’t get left behind.
GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 Support HDMI
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.
GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 With Killer Ethernet E2200
Killer™ high-performance networking products combine speed, intelligence, and control to deliver stunning online games, HD video, and high definition audio. The Killer™ E2200 improves latency, reduces jitter, and virtually eliminates video freezes that users of competing networking adapters often experience. Killer™ E2200 gigabit ethernet controllers provide industry-leading latency performance, beating the competition by up to 75% during single application usage, and up to 10x the performance when multitasking.
GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 Support M.2
Onboard M.2 is a specification for internally mounted computer expansion cards and associated connectors. It replaces the mSATA standard, which uses the PCI Express Mini Card physical card layout and connectors. M.2’s more flexible physical specification allows different module widths and lengths, and, paired with the availability of more advanced interfacing featuresM.2 supports up to 32Gbit/s data-transfer speeds. It is the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, making your whole PC or professional apps work as fast as possible.
GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 Support AMD CrossFire
AMD CrossFire is a brand name for the multi-GPU solution by Advanced Micro Devices, originally developed by ATI Technologies. The technology allows up to four GPUs to be used in a single computer to improve graphics performance.
GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-Gaming K7 Support NVIDIA SLI
Upgrade your rig with a second NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPU to enable SLI, the system turbocharger of choice for gamers, which enables everyone’s favorite titles to be played at the highest screen resolutions with every setting maxed out. NVIDIA SLI supports the use of up to 4 GPUs, and thanks to FCAT, SLI is certified by independent press as fast, smooth and responsive