Gigabyte unveils Z170 G1.Sniper Skylake Motherboard

Gigabyte unveils Z170 G1.Sniper Skylake Motherboard

Gigabyte unveils Z170 G1.Sniper Skylake Motherboard

 

Yesterday when we had shown you Gigabyte’s upcoming Skylake ready G1.Sniper B7 motherboard and said that it was a shame that it was not using Intel’s overclocking ready Z170 chipset. Thankfully now we have had word from Gigabyte, and even some helpful users on our forums, that they will soon be launching a Z170 G1.Sniper Z170 motherboard that should come in at a pricepoint of around £130. 

We have always been a fan of Gigabyte’s Green G1.Sniper motherboards due to their unique colour scheme and rich feature set, to a point where we were very vocal about our disappointment that there was no G1.Sniper motherboard for Intel’s Z97 socket.

Thankfully Gigabyte green is back this generation, which will be music to the ears of anyone who wants to built a Green themed rig. 

 

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This motherboard will come in with very similar specifications to Gigabyte’s GA-Z170X-Gaming 3, so it will support overclocking on Intel’s Skylake processors, dual M.2 ports for Ultra fast NVMe storage and support memory that exceeds speeds of 3400MHz.

 

  • – Supports 6th Generation Intel® Coreâ„¢ Processor
  •  -Dual Channel DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • – Fast USB 3.1 with USB Type-Câ„¢ -The World’s Next Universal Connector
  • – 3-Way Graphics with Premium PCIe Lane
  • – PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Connector with up to 32Gb/s Data Transfer (PCIe NVMe & SATA SSD support)
  • – 3 SATA Express Connectors for up to 16Gb/s Data Transfer
  • – 115dB SNR HD Audio with Built-in Rear Audio Amplifier
  • – High Quality Audio Capacitors and Audio Noise Guard with LED Trace Path Lighting
  • – Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
  • – APP Center Including EasyTuneâ„¢ and Cloud Stationâ„¢ Utilities
  • – GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOSâ„¢ Technology

 

Gigabyte unveils Z170 G1.Sniper Skylake Motherboard  

It is great to see a Green G1.Sniper motherboard return to Gigabyte’s Z170 lineup, I wonder how many Green themed PCs are going to be built one this lovely looking motherboard hits the market. 

 

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