GIGABYTE GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Review & Specifications

GIGABYTE GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Socket 1151 Z170 DDR4 M.2 USB 3.1 Type-C Mini-ITX

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Supports 6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor
Dual Channel DDR4, 2 DIMMs
Intel® USB 3.1 with USB Type-C™ - The World's Next Universal Connector
11ac 867 Mbps dual band wireless connection + BLUETOOTH 4.2
Exclusive Ultra Durable Metal Shielding over the PCIe Slot
PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Connector with up to 32Gb/s Data Transfer (PCIe NVMe & SATA SSD support)
2 SATA Express Connectors for up to 16Gb/s Data Transfer
115dB SNR HD Audio with Built-in Rear Audio Amplifier
Killer™ E2200 Gaming Networks
High Quality Audio Capacitors and Audio Noise Guard with LED Trace Path Lighting
APP Center Including EasyTune™ and Cloud Station™ Utilities
GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™ Technology

Specs Overview

Model
  • GA-Z170N-Gaming 5
  • GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 (rev. 1.0)
Release Date October 2015
Series G1 Gaming
Socket LGA1151
Form factor Mini ITX
Chipset Intel Z170
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1150
Audio Channels 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
LAN Chipset Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 2
SATA Express Ports 2
M.2 Ports 1
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 2
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB

Score Pangoly

88

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Critic Reviews

100

Starting off with the gaming features since this board is part of Gigabyte's Gaming line we have Killer E2200 gaming networking. This high-performance, adaptive gigabit Ethernet controller offers better online gaming and online media performance...

ThinkComputers

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86

Siamo giunti al termine della recensione odierna ed è quindi il momento di dare le valutazioni al prodotto. Vi sveliamo subito che la Gigabyte Z170N Gaming 5 ci ha convinto in quasi tutto, e usiamo il quasi perchè per fortuna o purtroppo la perfezione...

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The overheating issue is a concern for benchmarking but with no hard evidence of this happening outside of extreme conditions, it's unfair to be too harsh here as the Z170N-Gaming 5 otherwise performed okay. That said, this is a mini-ITX motherboard so...

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CPU
  1. Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/ Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/ Intel®Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package
  2. L3 cache varies with CPU
(Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
Chipset
  1. Intel® Z170 Express Chipset
Memory
  1. 2 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory
    * Due to a Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed.
  2. Dual channel memory architecture
  3. Support for DDR4 3333(O.C.) /3300(O.C.) /3200(O.C.) /3000(O.C.) /2800(O.C.) /2666(O.C.) /2400(O.C.) /2133 MHz memory modules
  4. Support for ECC UDIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
  5. Support for non-ECC UDIMM 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-Intel® HD Graphics support:
  1. 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60 Hz
    * The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.
  2. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24 Hz
    * Support for HDMI 1.4 version.
  3. Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
Audio
  1. Realtek® ALC1150 codec
  2. Support for Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3
  3. High Definition Audio
  4. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  5. Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN
  1. Killer E2201 chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Wireless Communication module
  1. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
  2. Bluetooth 4.2, 4.1, BLE, 4.0, 3.0, 2.1+EDR
  3. Support for 11ac wireless standard and up to 867 Mbps data rate
    * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16
    (The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
  2. 1 x M.2 Socket 1 connector for the wireless communication module (M2_WIFI)
Storage Interface Chipset:
  1. 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector on the back of the motherboard (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280 SATA & PCIe x4/x2/x1 SSD support)
  2. 2 x SATA Express connectors
  3. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  4. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
    * Refer to "1-7 Internal Connectors," for the supported configurations with the M.2, SATA Express, and SATA connectors.
USB Chipset:
  1. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports available through the internal USB headers
  2. 5 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
Chipset+Intel® USB 3.1 Controller:
  1. 1 x USB Type-C™ port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 support
  2. 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A port (red) on the back panel
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  3. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  4. 2 x SATA Express connectors
  5. 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector
  6. 1 x CPU fan header
  7. 1 x system fan header
  8. 1 x front panel header
  9. 1 x front panel audio header
  10. 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 header
  11. 1 x USB 2.0/1.1 header
  12. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
  13. 1 x speaker header
  14. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  15. 1 x chassis intrusion header
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
  2. 1 x HDMI port
  3. 2 SMA antenna connectors
  4. 1 x DVI-D port
  5. 1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 support
  6. 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A port (red)
  7. 3 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
  8. 1 x RJ-45 port
  9. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  10. 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. System voltage detection
  2. CPU/System temperature detection
  3. CPU/System fan speed detection
  4. CPU/System overheating warning
  5. CPU/System fan fail warning
  6. CPU/System fan speed control
    * Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler you install.
BIOS
  1. 2 x 64 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.
    3D OSD
    @BIOS
    AutoGreen
    Cloud Station
    EasyTune
    Easy RAID
    Fast Boot
    Smart TimeLock
    Smart Keyboard
    Smart Backup
    System Information Viewer
    USB Blocker
  2. Support for Q-Flash
  3. Support for Smart Switch
  4. Support for Xpress Install
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
  2. Intel® Smart Response Technology
  3. Intel® Wireless Display
Operating System
  1. Support for Windows 10/8.1 64-bit
  2. Support for Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit
    * Please download the "Windows USB Installation Tool" from GIGABYTE's website and install it before installing Windows 7.
Form Factor
  1. Mini-ITX Form Factor; 17.0cm x 17.0cm
Box Contents
  1. GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 motherboard
  2. Motherboard driver disk
  3. Two SATA cables
  4. User's Manual
  5. Quick Installation Guide
  6. One antenna
  7. I/O Shield
  8. Wireless module driver disk
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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