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Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5

Price: £169.00

Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 (Socket 1151/Z170 Express/DDR4/S-ATA 600/ATX)

  • Z170 Chipset
  • Gen3 x4 M.2 Connectors with up to 32Gb/s Data Transfer
  • Dual Channel DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Killer™ E2200 Gaming Network
  • Supports 6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor
  • PCIe Ultra Durable Metal Shielding
  • USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 3 SATA Express Connectors for up to 16Gb/s Data Transfer

Product Description

The Intel® USB 3.1 controller utilizes 2 PCIe Gen3 lanes, offering a total of up to 16Gb/s, which means you have extra bandwidth to take full control of the 10Gb/s USB 3.1 ports.
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 10Gb/s transfer speed.
Powered by the Intel® USB 3.1 controller, this little port provides the best USB Type-C™ experience possible.


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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.

High End Audio Capacitors


GIGABYTE G1™ Gaming motherboards use high end, Japanese branded Nichicon audio capacitors. These professional audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for professional gamers.

Killer™ E2200 Gaming Network


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

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.


Ambient LED


GIGABYTE motherboards feature LED lighting for the audio guard path, providing a cool, custom look to your rig. Not only does the Audio Noise Guard protect the board’s sensitive analog audio components, but its LEDs can also be programed to beat at the rhythm of the music you are listening to, or pulse at a soothing pace to create a great atmosphere to enhance the environment of your game, movie or music.

PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2


With PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 connectors onboard, GIGABYTE brings to the user PCI-Express connectivity for SSD devices. The M.2 provides an ideal storage solution as it deliver up to 32 Gb/s data transfer speed.

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.


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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Gold Plated Audio Hardware


GIGABYTE motherboards pack top quality gold plated audio and HDMI connectors for improved connectivity and long lasting durability. Gold has superb signal conductivity and will not tarnish over extended periods of use. The Audio controller is also shielded by a gold plated cover which eliminates electrostatic interference.

15μ 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.

Product Features

Warranty 3yr Warranty
Support Lifetime Tech Support From DTec Computers
Ram Slots / Max Supported 4X288PIN / 64GB DDR4 3666OC
PCI Express 3.0 3
SATA III Ports 4
M.2 1
SATA Express Ports 2
USB Ports 6XUSB3.0, 1XUSB3.1-C + INTERNAL HEADERS
SLI 2-WAY
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