Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 7 Motherboard

Intel Z370 Gaming motherboard with RGB Fusion, Digital LED support, Triple M.2 with Thermal Guard, ESS SABRE 9018 DAC, Dual LAN with Killer+ Intel , Front &ear USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C

  • Supports 8th Gen Intel Core Processors
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • ASMedia 3142 USB 3.1 Gen 2 with USB Type-C and Type-A
  • Front USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Header
  • Multi-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable Design
  • 121dB SNR AMP-UP Audio with ALC1220 &igh-End ESS SABRE 9018 DAC with WIMA audio capacitors
  • Sound BlasterX 720, the top-of-the-line audio engine solution for 4K gaming and entertainment
  • Killer E2500 Gaming Network + Intel Gigabit LAN
  • RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone Digital LED Light Show design, support digital LED &GB LED strips
  • Swappable Overlay for Accent LED
  • Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Triple Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 x4 interface and Thermal Guard
  • USB DAC-UP 2 with Adjustable Voltage
  • Precise Digital USB Fuse Design for Stronger Protection
  • Anti-Sulfur Resistors Design
  • Ultra Durable 25KV ESD and 15KV Surge LAN Protection
  • Lightning-Fast Intel Thunderbolt 3 AIC Support
  • APP Center Including EasyTune and Cloud Station Utilities

SUPERCHARGED PERFORMANCE

AORUS Z370 GAMING Motherboard
 
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The AORUS Z370 enthusiast motherboards are faster and more powerful than any other motherboards the world has seen. With aggressively redesigned armor and thermal heatsinks, its performance capabilities and durability are second to none. Performance is no stranger to AORUS, with exotic cooling and an ability to be tuned to peak performance, AORUS motherboards will exceed expectations.

Next Gen 8th Gen Intel Core Platform

Exceptional Performance &esponsiveness
  • Excellent multi-thread performanceUp to 6 Processor Cores
  • Enhanced core &emory overclocking
  • Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Impressive Media &isplay
  • Rec.2020 &DR Support
  • HEVC 10-bit HW decode/encode and HDCP2.2
  • VP9 10-bit HW decode
  • Premium UHD/4K content support

Compelling Platform Integration

  • Support for next generation Intel Optane memory

RGB Fusion with Digital LEDs

With AORUS Z370 Motherboards, RGB Fusion is even better with Digital LEDs.* RGB Fusion offers users the option to control onboard RGB and external RGBW/ Digital LED light strips for their PC. Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion on Z370 Series AORUS Motherboards are now upgraded with Digital LED support. With external digital LED strips*, where each LED is digitally addressable, users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations.

AORUS Gaming Motherboards will support either 5v or 12v digital LED lighting strips and up to 300 LED lights. RGB Fusion with Digital LEDs comes with 9 new patterns and various speed settings with more to come.

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*Digital LEDs are available only on select Motherboards, external LED Strips, Digital LED Strips are not included with Motherboard purchase.

Multi-Zone Light Show Design

Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.

Surround Lighting

Multi-light zones are equipped with high brightness RGB LEDs, namely the CPU, Memory, Armor, Audio, PCI-Express and Swappable Overlay for Accent LED. When its all set and done, your system will shine like never before.

Swappable Overlay for Accent LED

AORUS brings even more color and life to your system with an Accent LED Overlay. This overlay complements the RGB Fusion technology in AORUS Motherboards adding more flare and style to your gaming machine. With the swappable overlay users can utilize different patterns and designs to make their system their own.

With a dazzling array of products supported, RGB Fusion is the software that brings it all together, letting your accessories synchronize to the same beat. Customize all your LEDs how you like have them match, dazzle and impress. Learn more about RGB Fusion

ESS SABRE DAC

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AORUS AMP-UP Audio now offers ESS SABRE with a DAC that adopts the concept of a high-end audiophile sound system design into a micro system within the motherboard. It provides a pure yet powerful sound, resonating classical orchestral sounds or blasts in your virtual warzone.
 
Smart Fan 5
 

With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.

Fan Stop

Achieve fan silence. With Fan Stop map any fan to stop completely when temperatures drop below a specified threshold. Which fan stops, based on readings from which sensor, and at what temperatureall of it can be customized to your liking.

Hybrid Fan Pin Headers &emperature Sensors

Assume complete control over your liquid cooling setup! Smart Fan 5 receives up-to-the-second information on flow-rate and water-temperature through the Hybrid Fan Pin Headers or external thermistor sensorsgiving you absolute mastery over your PC.

  • All Hybrid Fan Headers can automatically detect the type of cooling device whether it be fan or pump with different PWM or Voltage mode.
  • Includes support for one High-Current Pump up to 3 Amps with built-in overcurrent protectiona must for high-end high current fans.

Server-Class Digital Power Design

AORUS Z370 series motherboards use an all digital CPU power design which includes both digital PWM Controllers and Smart Power Stage controllers. Intersil is the world leading provider for high performance power IC solutions, capable of providing up to 60A of power. These 100% digital controllers offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from their new 8th Gen Intel Core Processors.
 
Turbo B-Clock
 
Built-in Advanced Performance Tuning IC
 
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Turbo B-Clock Tuning IC in the AORUS Z370 series motherboards enables overclockers to have the ability to change their BCLK frequency to a desired value of their choice. With the new linear range adjustment option of the Tuning IC, ranges from 90MHz to 500MHz are now possible, so that overclockers are not limited to the 5% ranges of traditional straps.
 
*Turbo B-Clock overclocking range may vary according to CPU, chipset and used devices capabilities.
 
Triple PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2
 
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AORUS Gaming Motherboards are focused on delivering M.2 technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their systems potential.

Triple NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 Support
Extreme Performance with Gen3 x4 NVMe PCIe SSDs

AORUS' Z370 motherboards offer the industrys best compatibility in terms of NVMe storage for users who demand high capacity and seek the best performance. AORUS' unique design which can be configured in RAID for record speeds of up to 3551 MB/s (Sequential Read), making AORUS the obvious choice for the ultimate PC.

AORUS M.2 Thermal Guard

With durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a thermal solution for M.2 drivesThermal Guard. The M.2 Thermal Guard prevents throttling and bottlenecks from M.2 devices as it helps to reduce and dissipate heat before it becomes an issue.

PERFORMANCE FUELED BY OPTANE

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Killer E2500 Gaming Network + Intel Gigabit LAN

Killer E2500 is a high-performance, adaptive gigabit Ethernet controller that offers better online gaming and media performance compared to standard solutions.

Intel Gigabit LAN networking, a popular choice with gamers, delivers several performance-enhancing features such as advanced interrupt handling to help reduce CPU overhead and Jumbo Frame support for extra large data packets.

Server-Class Digital Power Design
 
 
AORUS Z370 series motherboards use an all digital CPU power design which includes both digital PWM Controllers and Smart Power Stage controllers. Intersil is the world leading provider for high performance power IC solutions, capable of providing up to 60A of power. These 100% digital controllers offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from their new 8th Gen Intel Core Processors.
 
Specifications
 
  • 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 [email protected] Hz
      * Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version, HDCP 2.2, and HDR.
    2. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of [email protected] 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. iTEI/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.
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