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GIGABYTE Unveils the Z170X-Gaming 6 Motherboard

GIGABYTE Unveils the Z170X-Gaming 6 Motherboard

GIGABYTE Unveils the Z170X-Gaming 6 Motherboard

GIGABYTE Unveils the Z170X-Gaming 6 Motherboard

 

Gigabyte is adding yet another motherboard to their Z170 lineup, bridging the gap between the black and red Z170X-Gaming 5 and the Gaming 7, delivering a motherboard with specs more similar to the Gaming-6, but with the black colour scheme of the Gaming 5.

One of the biggest visual differences that can be seen between this motherboard and the gaming 5 is the plastic cover/ shield for the rear IO, which makes the motherboard look much better. 

    

GIGABYTE Unveils the Z170X-Gaming 6 Motherboard  GIGABYTE Unveils the Z170X-Gaming 6 Motherboard  

 

This board is targeted for users who wish to overclock their memory and their CPU, being built in the full size ATX form factor and taking power for a standard 8-pin CPU power connector and using a high quality 11-phase CPU VRM. 

When it comes to storage this motherboard has two M.2 slots, 6 SATA 3 ports or 3x SATA-Express ports and includes two USB 3.1 ports on the rear of the device. 

 

GIGABYTE Unveils the Z170X-Gaming 6 Motherboard  

On the audio side this motherboard uses Gigabyte's 8-channel AMP-UP onboard audio solution features a 115 dBA CODEC, user-replaceable OPAMP, electrolytic capacitors, ground-layer isolation, and gold-plated analog jacks, which should give this boards users a great audio experience. 

Sadly Gigabyte did not reveal pricing for this new motherboard, but it should be available to purchase within the next few weeks. 

 

You can join the discussion on Gigabyte's Z170X-Gaming 6 motherboard on the OC3D Forums

 

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