Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 7 Review & Specifications

GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS Gaming 7 LGA1151 SLI ATX

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Supports 8th Generation Intel Core Processors
USB3.1 Gen2 with USB Type-C
Front USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C header
Killer E2500 Gaming Network + Intel Gigabit LAN
RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone LED Light Show Design

Specs Overview

Model Z370 AORUS Gaming 7
Socket LGA1151
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel Z370
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 3
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB

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  • CPU

    1. Support for 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/Intel® Core™ i3 processors in the LGA1151 package
    2. L3 cache varies with CPU
    (Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
  • Chipset

    1. Intel® Z370 Express Chipset
  • Memory

    1. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory
    2. Dual channel memory architecture
    3. Support for DDR4 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2800(O.C.) / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
    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-Intel® HD Graphics support:
    1. 1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60 Hz
      * Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version, HDCP 2.2, and HDR.
    2. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@30 Hz
    3. * Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.2.
    Maximum shared memory of 1 GB
  • Audio

    1. Realtek® ALC1220 codec
    2. ESS9018Q2C chip
    3. Support for Sound BlasterX 720°
    4. High Definition Audio
    5. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
    6. Support for S/PDIF Out
  • LAN

    1. 1 x Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN1)
    2. 1 x Rivet Networks Killer™ E2500 LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN2)
  • 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.
    2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
      * The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode.
    3. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
      * The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the M2P_32G connector. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode when a PCIe SSD is installed in the M2P_32G connector.
    4. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
      * The PCIEX1_3 slot shares bandwidth with the SATA3 1 connector. The SATA3 1 connector becomes unavailable when the PCIEX1_3 is populated.
    (All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
  • Storage Interface

    Chipset:
    1. 2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M_32G) (M2A_32G)
    2. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_32G)
    3. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    4. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
      * Refer to "1-9 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the PCIEX4, M.2, and SATA connectors.
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • Multi-Graphics Technology

    1. Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
    2. Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
  • USB

    Chipset+2 ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 Controllers:
    1. 1 x USB Type-C™ port with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header
    2. 1 x USB Type-C™ port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
    3. 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel
    Chipset+Realtek® USB 3.1 Gen 1 Hub:
    1. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports available through the internal USB header
    Chipset:
    1. 5 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports on the back panel
    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. 4 x system fan headers
    6. 1 x 3 Amp fan/water cooling pump header
    7. 1 x system fan/water cooling pump header
    8. 2 x digital LED strip headers
    9. 2 x digital LED strip power select jumpers
    10. 2 x RGB (RGBW) LED strip headers
    11. 3 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
    12. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    13. 1 x front panel header
    14. 1 x front panel audio header
    15. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
    16. 1 x USB Type-C™ header, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
    17. 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 header
    18. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
    19. 1 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connector
    20. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
    21. 1 x power button
    22. 1 x reset button
    23. 1 x Clear CMOS button
    24. 1 x OC button
    25. 2 x temperature sensor headers
  • Back Panel Connectors

    1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
    2. 1 x DisplayPort
    3. 1 x HDMI port
    4. 5 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
    5. 1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
    6. 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
    7. 2 x RJ-45 ports
    8. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
    9. 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. Water cooling flow rate detection
    5. Overheating warning
    6. Fan fail warning
    7. 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.
      3D OSD
      @BIOS
      AutoGreen
      BIOS Setup
      Color Temperature
      Cloud Station
      EasyTune
      Easy RAID
      Fast Boot
      Game Boost
      ON/OFF Charge
      Platform Power Management
      RGB Fusion
      Smart Backup
      Smart Keyboard
      Smart TimeLock
      Smart HUD
      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)
    2. XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster (12 months license)
  • Operating System

    1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit
  • 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.

* The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
* All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.
* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.

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