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Gigabyte Z97X-GAMING-3 S1150 Intel Z97 4xDDR3 6xUSB3.0 8xUSB2.0 ATX

Gigabyte Z97X-GAMING-3 S1150 Intel Z97 4xDDR3 6xUSB3.0 8xUSB2.0 ATX

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Quicklinx: 9FWKWS00 Mfr#: GA-Z97X-GAMING-3
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Description

GA-Z97X-Gaming 3: Intel® Z97 Chipset

  • Supports 4th and 5th Generation Intel® Core™ processors
  • Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi MB3 gaming audio suite
  • Audio Noise Guard with LED path lighting
  • Realtek ALC1150 115dB SNR HD Audio with Built-in rear audio amplifier
  • Killer™ E2200 gaming networking platform
  • Extreme multi graphics support
  • SATA Express support for 10 Gb/s data transfer
  • M.2 for SSDs drives with up to 10 Gb/s data transfer
  • Long lifespan Durable Solid caps
  • APP Center including EasyTune™ and Cloud Station™ utilities
  • GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™

GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio™ Technology

GIGABYTE G1™ Gaming motherboards are equipped with the GIGABYTE exclusive AMP-UP Audio Technology, which provides the industry's highest level of onboard audio features and technologies. With GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio, gamers and audiophiles are able to experience crisp, ultra realistic sound effects while gaming, and the richest possible sound experience when listening to their favorite music and movies.

Realtek ALC1150 115dB SNR HD Audio

The ALC1150 is a high-performance multi-channel High Definition Audio Codec that delivers an exceptional audio listening experience with up to 115dB SNR, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC.

The ALC1150 provides ten DAC channels that simultaneously support 7.1-channel sound playback, plus 2 channels of independent stereo sound output (multiple streaming) through the front panel stereo outputs. Two stereo ADCs are integrated and can support a microphone array with Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC), Beam Forming (BF), and Noise Suppression (NS) technologies. The ALC1150 incorporates Realtek proprietary converter technology to achieve Front differential output 115dB Signal-to-Noise ratio (SNR) playback (DAC) quality and 104dB SNR recording (ADC) quality.

Additional Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3

GIGABYTE G1™ Gaming motherboards also include Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3 software suite. Sound Blaster X-Fi MB3 software suite is a powerful audio platform offering premium audio quality, effects and features for gamers. It features SBX Pro Studio™ suite of technologies, which is designed to give you the fullest audio experience.

Killer™ E2200 Gaming Network: NO LAG, JUST FRAG!

GIGABYTE G1™ Gaming motherboards feature the Killer™ E2200 from Qualcomm Atheros, a high-performance, adaptive gigabit Ethernet controller that offers better online gaming and online media performance compared to standard solutions.

Extreme Multi-GPU Support

Flexible graphics capabilities supported for either 3-Way CrossFire™ or 2-Way SLI™ action, delivering the ultimate in graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.

4K Ultra HD Support

4K resolution is the next technological milestone in high-definition content delivery, utilizing approximately 4,000 pixels on the horizontal axis, more than four times today's standard HD pixel density. GIGABYTE motherboards provide native 4K support with integrated Intel® HD Graphics via HDMI.

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - 1.0 - motherboard - ATX - LGA1150 Socket - Z97
Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z97 Express
Processor Socket
1 x LGA1150 Socket
Compatible Processors
Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
Max RAM Size
32 GB
RAM Supported
4 DIMM slots - DDR3 , non-ECC
Storage Ports
6 x SATA-600 (RAID), 1 x SATA Express port
USB / FireWire Ports
4 x USB 3.0 + 4 x USB 2.0 + ( 2 x USB 3.0 + 4 x USB 2.0 via headers )
Max Allocated RAM Size
1 GB
Audio
HD Audio (8-channel)
LAN
Gigabit Ethernet


Detail

General

Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z97 Express
Processor Socket
LGA1150 Socket
Max Processors Qty
1
Compatible Processors
Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7

Supported RAM

Max Size
32 GB
Technology
DDR3
Bus Clock
1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2933 MHz (O.C.), 2666 MHz (O.C.), 2600 MHz (O.C.), 2500 MHz (O.C.), 2400 MHz (O.C.), 2200 MHz (O.C.), 2133 MHz (O.C.), 2000 MHz (O.C.), 1866 MHz (O.C.), 1800 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3100 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.)
Supported RAM Integrity Check
Non-ECC
Features
Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)

Graphics

Max Allocated RAM Size
1 GB

Audio

Type
HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec
Realtek ALC1150
Compliant Standards
High Definition Audio

LAN

Network Controller
Killer Gaming E2201
Network Interfaces
Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots
1 x CPU , 4 x DIMM 240-pin , 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( x16 mode (x8 mode if neighbour slot is occupied) ) , 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( x8 mode ) , 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ( x4 mode ) , 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ( auto turn-off if PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot are occupied ) , 1 x PCI
Storage Interfaces
SATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin SATA, 1 x M.2, 1 x SATA Express port - 6 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
RAID Features
Intel Smart Response Technology
Interfaces
1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) , 4 x USB 2.0 , 1 x HDMI , 4 x USB 3.0 , 1 x VGA , 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack , 1 x microphone - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack , 1 x TOSLINK , 1 x PS/2 keyboard , 1 x PS/2 mouse , 1 x DVI-D
Internal Interfaces
4 x USB 2.0 - header , 2 x USB 3.0 - header , 1 x audio - header , 1 x SPDIF out - header , 1 x serial - header
Power Connectors
24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

Features

BIOS Type
AMI
BIOS Features
WfM 2.0 support, UEFI BIOS, SMBIOS 2.7 support, DMI 2.7 support, ACPI 5.0 support, Dual BIOS
Hardware Monitoring
CPU core temperature, chassis temperature, CPU fan tachometer, chassis fan tachometer, system voltage, CPU overheating protection
Hardware Features
Q-Flash, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, On/Off Charge, Intel Smart Response Technology, Fanless Design Heatsink, AMD CrossFireX technology support, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Intel Rapid Start Technology, Intel Smart Connect Technology, GIGABYTE OPT Fan Support, GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio, GIGABYTE Smart Switch

Miscellaneous

Software Included
Norton Internet Security, @BIOS, EasyTune, Cloud Station, GIGABYTE EZ Setup, Xpress Install, GIGABYTE USB Blocker, Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB 3, GIGABYTE App Center, Smart TimeLock, GIGABYTE Fast Boot
Compliant Standards
Plug and Play, ACPI 5.0
Width
30.5 cm
Depth
22.5 cm

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