Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming K3 Review & Specifications

GIGABYTE GA-AX370-Gaming K3 AM4 AMD X370 M.2 USB 3.1 Type-A DDR4 ATX

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Supports AMD Ryzen & 7th Generation A-series/Athlon Processors
Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
Turbo B-Clock, Built-in Advanced Performance Tuning IC
Fast 2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 with USB Type-A
2-Way CrossFire Multi-Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable Design

Specs Overview

Model GA-AX370-Gaming K3
Release Date April 2017
Socket AM4
Form factor ATX
Chipset AMD X370
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 8
SATA Express Ports 2
M.2 Ports 1
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB

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  • CPU

    AM4 Socket:
    1. AMD Ryzen™ processor
    2. AMD 7th Generation A-series/ Athlon™ processor
    (Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
  • Chipset

    1. AMD X370
  • Memory

    1. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory
    2. Dual channel memory architecture
    3. Support for DDR4 3200(O.C.) / 2933(O.C.) / 2667* / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
      * Support for higher than DDR4 2667 MHz may vary by CPU.
    4. Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
    5. Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
    6. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
    (Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
  • Onboard Graphics

    Integrated Graphics Processor:
    1. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24 Hz
      * Support for HDMI 1.4 version.
    2. Maximum shared memory of 2 GB
    * Actual support may vary by CPU.
  • Audio

    1. Realtek® ALC1220 codec
    2. High Definition Audio
    3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
    4. Support for S/PDIF Out
  • LAN

    1. Rivet Networks Killer™ E2500 LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  • Expansion Slots

    1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
      * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
      * Actual support may vary by CPU.
      (The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
    2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
    3. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
      * The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX1_2 and PCIEX1_3 slots. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode when the PCIEX1_2/PCIEX1_3 slot is populated. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x4 mode when both of the PCIEX1_2 and PCIEX1_3 slots are empty.
      (The PCIEX4 and PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
  • Storage Interface

    1. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4*/x2 SSD support)
      * Actual support may vary by CPU.
    2. 2 x SATA Express connectors
    3. 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    4. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10
      * Refer to "1-7 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the M.2 and SATA connectors.
  • Multi-Graphics Technology

    1. Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
      * Actual support may vary by CPU.
  • USB

    ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 Controller:
    1. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
    CPU:
    1. 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports on the back panel
    Chipset:
    1. 6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
    2. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports available through the internal USB headers
  • Internal I/O Connectors

    1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    3. 1 x CPU fan header
    4. 1 x water cooling CPU fan header
    5. 2 x system fan headers
    6. 1 x system fan/water cooling pump header
    7. 2 x SATA Express connectors
    8. 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    9. 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector
    10. 1 x front panel header
    11. 1 x front panel audio header
    12. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
    13. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 headers
    14. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
    15. 1 x serial port header
    16. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
    17. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • Back Panel Connectors

    1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
    2. 1 x HDMI port
    3. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
    4. 6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
    5. 1 x RJ-45 port
    6. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
    7. 5 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
  • I/O Controller

    1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip
  • H/W Monitoring

    1. Voltage detection
    2. Temperature detection
    3. Fan speed detection
    4. Overheating warning
    5. Fan fail warning
    6. Fan speed control
      * Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
  • BIOS

    1. 2 x 128 Mbit flash
    2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
    3. Support for DualBIOS™
    4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
  • Unique Features

    1. Support for APP Center
      * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
      @BIOS
      3D OSD
      Ambient LED
      AutoGreen
      BIOS Setup
      Cloud Station
      Color Temperature
      EasyTune
      Fast Boot
      Game Boost
      ON/OFF Charge
      Smart Backup
      Smart Keyboard
      Smart TimeLock
      System Information Viewer
      USB Blocker
      USB DAC UP 2
      V-Tuner
    2. Support for Q-Flash
    3. Support for Xpress Install
  • Bundle Software

    1. Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
  • Operating System

    1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit
    2. Support for Windows 7 64-bit
      * Please download the "Windows USB Installation Tool" from GIGABYTE's website and install it before installing Windows 7.
  • Form Factor

    1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
  • Remark

    1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.
    2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.

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