Gigabyte S1151 E-ATX GA-Z170X-Gaming G1 DDR4 Motherboard - Computer Alliance
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Gigabyte S1151 E-ATX GA-Z170X-Gaming G1 DDR4 Motherboard, BONUS Steelseries Mouse Pad!

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Intel Socket 1151, Intel Z170 Express Chipset, 4 x DDR4 Memory Slots, 4 x PCIe x16 (2 x16, 2 x8) slots, NVIDIA SLI, 4-Way AMD Crossfire, 4 x PCIe x1 slots, 2 x M.2 SATA/PCIe, 3 x SATA Express, 6 x SATA 6Gbps, 1 x USB 3.1 Type A, USB 3.1 Type C, 11 x USB 3.0 (7 via Back panel, 4 via internal header), 6 x USB 2.0 (2 via back panel, 4 via internal header), Wireless-AC, Bluetooth v4.1, RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, Dual Gaming LAN, HDMI, 7.1 channel audio with optical out, E-ATX Form Factor , BONUS SteelSeries 63004 QcK Gaming Mouse Pad PN 63004 CASH PRICE
Manufacturer PN: GA-Z170X-Gaming G1
GTIN: 889523001462
Warranty: 3 Year
Manufacturer Website


GIGABYTE G1™ Gaming Motherboards
Extreme Intel® USB 3.1 Controller
The Intel® USB 3.1 controller utilizes 4 PCIe Gen3 lanes, offering 32 Gb/s of total bandwidth, for uncompromised transfer speeds of up to 10 Gb/s per USB 3.1. With twice the bandwidth compared to its previous generation, and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 and 3.0, the much improved USB 3.1 protocol is available over the new reversible USB Type-C™ and the traditional USB Standard-A connector for better compatibility over a wider range of devices.


Connecting the Future - USB Type-C™:
The World's Next Universal Connector
Reversible USB Type-C™ with USB 3.1
The USB Type-C™ is a new reversible connector that is loaded with useful features such as USB 3.1 support for 10 Gb/s transfer speed and DisplayPort 1.2 support to connect 4K monitors. Powered by the Intel® controller, this little port is the better USB Type-C™.

* Display feature may vary by model.

Onboard Discrete Card Level Audio Design
Creative Sound Blaster Certified
ZxRi 120dB+ Audio

High End Nichicon Fine Gold and WIMA Audio Caps
With its 100 series, GIGABYTE introduces a combination of Hi-Fi grade WIMA Capacitors and Nichicon audio grade Fine Gold capacitors. While the Nichicon Fine Gold capacitors are suited for high-grade audio equipment, using state of the art technology to provide rich sound in the bass and clearer high frequencies, the WIMA FKP2 capacitors are being used widely in premium grade Hi-Fi systems. The addition of this to the AMP-UP Audio technology makes for the ideal onboard sound solution for the most demanding audiophiles. 

AMP-UP™ Audio Technology with Triple Upgradable OP-AMPs
GIGABYTE offers true sound customization with its triple upgradable OP-AMP solution. To ensure users receive the best sound profile matching their needs and experience the most enjoyable audio, GIGABYTE has included an OP-AMP for both left and right channels on the rear I/O as well as a dedicated OP-AMP for the front audio jack.
GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio™ Technology
GIGABYTE Z170X-Gaming G1 motherboard is 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. 

Creative SBX Pro Studio™ Audio Suite
SBX Pro Studio™ suite of audio playback technologies delivers a new level of audio immersion. Realistic surround sound and the ability to clearly hear specific sounds in a gaming environment are just a few elements of the SBX Pro Studio that enhances the overall experience, be it movies, games or music. 


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Clean, low-noise power for your Digital-to-Analog Audio converter 

GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP provides clean, noise-free power delivery to your Digital-to-Analog Converter. DACs can be sensitive to fluctuations in power from the other USB ports, which is why GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP takes advantage of an isolated power source that minimizes potential fluctuations and ensures the best audio experience possible.

Killer DoubleShot-X3™ Pro
Automatically prioritize your game network needs over the fastest available connection for high quality, lag-less and uninterrupted gaming connectivity.
2 Killer GbE + 1 Killer WiFi
The Killer DoubleShot Pro™ X3 allows three killer interfaces to work together for the best networking by freeing the highest bandwidth to the most important traffic, allowing you to multitask without affecting your performance. 

Extreme Multi-GPU Support 
Maxed Out Graphics
Unleash the ultimate in graphics configurations. Support for up to 4 full length discrete VGA cards.
Total Realism:
Enjoy the latest gaming titles with maxed out 'Ultra High' settings.
See More Action: 
Get smooth frame rates on High Resolution 1440p Displays.

Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe Metal Shielding
The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.


Dual PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2
With two PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 connectors onboard, GIGABYTE brings to the user PCI-Express connectivity for SSD devices. Delivering up to 32 Gb/s data transfer speed per connector, the dual M.2 provides an ideal storage solution as it also supports RAID modes.

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Fast Intel® 750 Series 2.5" SSD Support via M.2 to U.2 Add-in-Card
GIGABYTE motherboards support the latest consumer NVMe SSD for truly amazing performance

Experience the future of storage performance for desktop client and workstation users with the Intel® SSD 750 Series. The Intel® SSD 750 Series delivers uncompromised performance by utilizing NVM Express over four lanes of PCIe 3.0.
Turbo B-Clock:
Built-in Advanced Performance Tuning IC 
Thanks to the onboard TURBO B-Clock Tuning IC, GIGABYTE Motherboards enable 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 200MHz are now possible, so that overclockers are not limited to the 5% ranges of traditional straps.
Next Generation SATA Express
SATA Express combines the benefits of PCI Express and SATA to provide much higher bandwidth, featuring data transfer rates of up to 16Gb/s.

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All New GIGABYTE™ App Center Including EasyTune™, Cloud Station™ Utilities and More…

GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most. 

APP Center

GIGABYTE APP Center gives you easy access to a wealth of GIGABYTE apps that help you get the most from your GIGABYTE motherboard. Using a simple, unified user interface, GIGABYTE APP Center allows you to launch all GIGABYTE apps installed on your system.


Easy Tune™
Get the highest levels of performance from your PC with easy to use GIGABYTE overclocking features. 
Cloud Station™
GIGABYTE™ Cloud Station™ is composed of several GIGABYTE unique apps that allow your smart phones/tablet devices to communicate, share resources, and control your desktop PC via a wireless connection.
Long Lifespan Durable Black™ Solid Caps
GIGABYTE motherboards integrate the absolute best quality solid state capacitors that are rated to perform at maximum efficiency for extended periods, even in extreme performance configurations. With ultra-low ESR no matter how high the CPU load, this provides peace of mind for end users who want to push their system hard, yet demand absolute reliability and stability. These exclusive capacitors also come in customized jet black, exclusively on GIGABYTE motherboards.


Q-Flash Plus
GIGABYTE Q-Flash Plus allows users to update to the latest BIOS using a thumb drive without the CPU or Memory needing to be installed.
Updating your BIOS on your GIGABYTE motherboard can be done in a flash – even without memory or CPU onboard. Utilizing the EC Controller, the BIOS on your GIGABYTE Motherboard can now be updated through Q-Flash Plus even if your system is unable to boot. An LED next to the EC controller will notify you once the procedure is complete and you are ready to boot your system normally.

* USB thumb drive not included.
LED Trace Path with Multi-Color Choices
Personalize your next PC rig to your liking by selecting the color of your choice to illuminate the LED trace path lighting. A total of 7 colors are available to make your system appearance unique!
Rear Panel LED
22 Phases Digital Power Delivery Design
For its 100 series motherboards, GIGABYTE features a 22 phase power delivery design equipped with 4th gen. IR® digital power controllers and 3rd gen. PowIRstage® ICs featuring Isense technology, which provides more precise current sensing accuracy. This helps evenly distribute the thermal loading between the PowerIRstage® ICs, preventing the overheating of each individual PowerIRstage®, resulting in longer lifespan and better reliability.

Water Block Thermal Design with G1/4 Threaded Fittings
Tube connectors at each end of the heatsink provide easy integration with any water cooled system. These technologies help combat high temperatures by effectively removing heat from critical areas of the motherboard such as the CPU VRM zone, allowing it to remain cool, even when the battle heats up. 
GIGABYTE USB3.1 5.25" Front Bay Expansion Port
• USB Type-C™ supports USB Power Delivery 2.0 (Profile 5) delivering  100 watts power 
• x1 future-proof reversible Type-C™ connector
• x1 popular Type-A connector 
• Supports USB 3.1, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
• High-quality steel construction 
• Fits in standard 5.25" drive bay
• Uses SATA-Express interface to provide USB3.1 support for up to 10Gb/s data-transfer speed

15 Gold Plated CPU Socket Design
GIGABYTE motherboards come equipped with a 15 micron thick gold plated CPU socket*, which means that enthusiasts can enjoy absolute reliability and longevity for the CPU socket overtime, without having any concerns about corroded pins or bad contacts.
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.
HDMI™ - The Next Generation Multimedia Interface
HDMI™ is a High-Definition Multimedia Interface which provides up to 5Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and 8-channel high quality audio all through a single cable. Able to transmit superior, uncompressed digital video and audio, HDMI™ ensures the crispest rendering of digital content up to 1080p without the quality losses associated with analog interfaces and their digital-to-analog conversion. In addition, HDMI™ is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), allowing the playback of Blu-ray/HD DVD and other protected media content.


  1. Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/ Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/ Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package
  2. L3 cache varies with CPU
(Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
  1. Intel® Z170 Express Chipset
  1. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory
    * Due to a Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed.
  2. Dual channel memory architecture
  3. Support for DDR4 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(O.C.) /2400(O.C.) /2133 MHz memory modules
  4. Support for ECC UDIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
  5. Support for non-ECC UDIMM 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+MegaChips MCDP2800 chip:
  1. 1 x HDMI port
    * HDMI feature is currently limited. Visit GIGABYTE website for future updates.
Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
  1. Creative® Sound Core 3D chip
  2. 2 x JRC NJM2114 and 1 x TI Burr Brown® OPA2134 operational amplifiers
  3. Support for Sound Blaster Recon3Di
  4. High Definition Audio
  5. 2/5.1-channel
  6. Support for S/PDIF Out
  1. 2 x Qualcomm® Atheros Killer E2400 chips (10/100/1000 Mbit)
    * Teaming is not supported.
Wireless Communication module
  1. Killer™ Wireless-AC 1535
  2. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
  3. Bluetooth 4.1
  4. Support for 11ac wireless standard and up to 867 Mbps data rate
    * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
Expansion Slots
  1. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1, PCIEX16_2)
    * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16_1 slot; if you are installing two PCI Express graphics cards, it is recommended that you install them in the PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2 slots.
  2. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x8 (PCIEX8_1, PCIEX8_2)
    * The PCIEX8_1 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16_1 slot and the PCIEX8_2 slot with PCIEX16_2. The PCIEX16_1/PCIEX16_2 slot will operate at up to x8 mode when the PCIEX8_1/PCIEX8_2 is populated.
  3. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
    (All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
Multi-Graphics Technology
  1. Support for 4-Way/3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire™/NVIDIA® SLI™ technology
Storage Interface Chipset:
  1. 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
  2. 3 x SATA Express connectors
  3. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0~5)
  4. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
    * Refer to "1-13 Internal Connectors," for the supported configurations with the M.2, SATA Express, and SATA connectors.
2 x ASMedia® ASM1061 chips:
  1. 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 6~7, GSATA3 8~9), supporting AHCI mode only
USB Chipset:
  1. 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel
  2. 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
Chipset+2 Renesas® USB 3.0 Hubs:
  1. 7 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
Chipset+Intel® USB 3.1 Controller:
  1. 1 x USB Type-C™ port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 support
  2. 1 x USB 3.1 port on the back panel
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 PCIe power connector
  4. 1 x I/O shield audio LED power connector
  5. 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
  6. 3 x SATA Express connectors
  7. 10 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  8. 1 x CPU fan header
  9. 1 x water cooling fan header (CPU_OPT)
  10. 5 x system fan headers
  11. 1 x front panel header
  12. 1 x front panel audio header
  13. 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 headers
  14. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  15. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
  16. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  17. 1 x power button
  18. 1 x reset button
  19. 1 x Clear CMOS button
  20. 1 x ECO button
  21. 1 x OC button
  22. 2 x audio gain control switches
  23. 2 x BIOS switches
  24. Voltage Measurement Points
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
  2. 1 x HDMI port
  3. 1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 support
  4. 1 x USB 3.1 port
  5. 7 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
  6. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  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/Mic In, Line Out, Headphone)
  10. 2 x MMCX antenna connectors (2T2R)
I/O Controller
  1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
  1. System voltage detection
  2. CPU/System/Chipset temperature detection
  3. CPU/CPU OPT/System fan speed detection
  4. CPU/System/Chipset overheating warning
  5. CPU/CPU OPT/System fan fail warning
  6. CPU/CPU OPT/System fan speed control
    * Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler you install.
  1. 2 x 128 Mbit flash
  2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
  3. Support for DualBIOS™
  4. Support for Q-Flash Plus
  5. 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
    Ambient LED
    Cloud Station
    Easy RAID
    Fast Boot
    Smart TimeLock
    Smart Keyboard
    Smart Backup
    System Information Viewer
    USB Blocker
  2. Support for Q-Flash
  3. Support for Smart Switch
  4. Support for Xpress Install
Bundle Software
  1. Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
  2. Intel® Smart Response Technology
Operating System
  1. Support for Windows 10/8.1/7
Form Factor
  1. E-ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 26.4cm
  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.