GigaByte GA-Z97X-GAMING 3 GigaByte GA-Z97X-GAMING 3 S1150 Z97 ATX (GA-Z97X-GAMING 3)
GigaByte GA-Z97X-GAMING 3 S1150 Z97 ATX (GA-Z97X-GAMING 3)GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio Technology
GIGABYTE G1 Gaming motherboards are equipped with the GIGABYTE exclusive AMP-UP Audio Technology, which provides the industrys highest level of onboard audio features and technologies. With GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio, gamers and audiophiles are able to experience crisp, ultra realistic sound effects while gaming, and the richest possible sound experience when listening to their favorite music and movies.
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.
Dedicated Audio Hardware Zone
Separation on the PCB layer protects the board's sensitive analog audio components.
Separate analog and digital ground to protect against Electromagnetic Interference EMI.
LED trace path lighting illuminates to show the separation of the PCB layers.
Killer E2200 Gaming Network
NO LAG, JUST FRAG
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.
Extreme Multi-GPU Support
Flexible graphics capabilities supported for either 3-Way CrossFire or 2-Way SLI action, delivering the ultimate in graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.
SATA Express Connector
GIGABYTE motherboards feature an onboard SATA Express connector which provides performance far superior to that of current SATA technologies. SATA Express features data transfer rates of up to 10Gb/s, considerably higher than SATA Revision 3 6Gb/s, which wont bottleneck faster NAND flash technologies in cutting edge SSDs. SATA Express combines the benefits of PCI-Express and SATA to provide much higher bandwidth, allowing SATA Express based drives to perform at similar speeds as PCI-Express based drives.
M.2 Onboard Connector
GIGABYTE G1 Gaming motherboards come equipped with an onboard M.2 slot, providing users PCI-Express connectivity for SSD devices. Delivering up to 10 Gb/s data transfer speeds, M.2 offers users considerably faster storage performance than current mSATA and even SATA Revision 3 6Gb/s storage devices.
GIGABYTE App Center Including EasyTune and Cloud Station Utilities
GIGABYTE APP Center gives you easy access to 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.
GIGABYTE EasyTune App
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.
GIGABYTE Cloud Station APP
GIGABYTE Cloud Station is composed of several GIGABYTE's unique apps that allow your smart phones/tablet device to communicate, share resources, and control desktop PCs via wireless connection.
All New Heat Sink Design
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.
GIGABYTE OPT Fan Support
Many of todays 3rd party water cooling systems require CPU fan power support for both the cooling fan and the water pump. GIGABYTE 9 Series motherboards feature OPT fan support, an additional CPU fan pin header that can be used to connect a water pump and configured for continuous full speed operation. The OPT Fan is also useful for high performance coolers employing two fans.
All Solid Caps and Low RDSon MOSFETs
GIGABYTE uses All Solid Caps Capacitors and Low RDSon MOSFETs which are rated to work at higher temperatures to provide a longer lifespan.
5x 15µ Gold Plated CPU Socket Design
GIGABYTE 9 Series motherboards come equipped with a 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 and bad contacts.
|Supported memory types:||DDR3-SDRAM|
|Memory slots type:||DIMM|
|Memory channels support:||Dual|
|Supported memory clock speeds:||1333, 1600 MHz|
|Maximum internal memory:||32 GB|
|Compatible processor series:||Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7|
|Processor socket:||Socket H31150|
|USB 2.0 connectors:||2|
|USB 3.0 connectors:||1|
|Supported hard disk drive interfaces:||Serial ATA|
|Number of SATA connectors:||7|
|S/PDIF out connector:||Y|
|CPU fan connector:||Y|
|ATX Power connector 24-pin:||Y|
|Front panel audio connector:||Y|
|EPS power connector 8-pin:||Y|
|Serial port headers:||1|
|USB 2.0 ports quantity:||4|
|USB 3.0 ports quantity:||4|
|Ethernet LAN RJ-45 ports:||1|
|PS/2 ports quantity:||2|
|S/PDIF out port:||Y|
|VGA D-Sub ports quantity:||1|
|DVI-D ports quantity:||1|
|HDMI ports quantity:||1|
|Motherboard chipset family:||Intel|
|Motherboard chipset:||Intel Z97|
|Motherboard form factor:||ATX|
|Audio output channels:||7.1|
|RAID levels:||0, 1, 5, 10|
|Audio system:||Realtek ALC1150|
|Windows operating systems supported:||Y|
|Maximum graphics adapter memory:||1000 MB|
|Parallel processing technology support:||2-Way CrossFireX, 2-Way SLI, 3-Way CrossFireX|
|Maximum resolution:||4096 x 2160 pixels|
|PCI Express x1 slots:||3|
|PCI Express x16 slots:||1|
|BIOS type:||UEFI AMI|
|BIOS memory size:||64 MB|
|Clear CMOS jumper:||Y|
|Bundled software:||Norton Internet Security OEM versionIntel Rapid Start TechnologyIntel Smart Connect TechnologyIntel Smart Response Technology|