Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 7
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Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 7


8.5/10
Overall rating 8.5/10

Gigabyte's Z370 AORUS Gaming 7 motherboard comes with support for Intel's latest Coffee Lake CPUs, DDR4 RAM, and better optimization for Intel's Optane Memory.

Performance:
9
Features:
8.5
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
Impressive stability
Instant overclock feature is a godsend
Lots of NVMe storage options
THE BAD
Rear I/O still lacking ports

Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • CPU: Intel 8th generation Coffee Lake (LGA1151)
  • Chipset: Z370
Memory 4x DDR4 (supports up to 64GB) 4133 (O.C.) / 4000 (O.C.) / 3866 (O.C.) / 3800 (O.C.) / 3733 (O.C.) / 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 / 2400 / 2133MHz
Storage
  • 2x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)
  • 1x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)
  • 6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  • Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
Audio
  • Realtek ALC1220 codec
  • ESS9018Q2C chip
  • Support for Sound BlasterX 720
  • High Definition Audio
  • 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  • Support for S/PDIF Out
Video
  • 1x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4,096 x 2,304 @ 60Hz (Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version, HDCP 2.2, and HDR)
  • 1x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4,096 x 2,160 @ 30Hz (Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.2)
Networking
  • 1x Intel GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN1)
  • 1x Rivet Networks Killer E2500 LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN2)
Rear I/O
  • 1x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
  • 1x DisplayPort
  • 1x HDMI port
  • 5x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
  • 1x USB Type-C port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
  • 1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
  • 2x RJ-45 ports
  • 1x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  • 5x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
Internal Connectors
  • 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  • 1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 1x CPU fan header
  • 1x water cooling CPU fan header
  • 4x system fan headers
  • 1x 3 Amp fan/water cooling pump header
  • 1x system fan/water cooling pump header
  • 2x digital LED strip headers
  • 2x digital LED strip power select jumpers
  • 2x RGB (RGBW) LED strip headers
  • 3x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
  • 6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  • 1x front panel header
  • 1x front panel audio header
  • 1x S/PDIF Out header
  • 1x USB Type-C header, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
  • 1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 header
  • 2x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  • 1x Thunderbolt add-in card connector
  • 1x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
  • 1x power button
  • 1x reset button
  • 1x Clear CMOS button
  • 1x OC button
  • 2x temperature sensor headers
Expansion Slots
  • 1x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIe x16)
  • 1x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIe x8)
  • 1x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIe x4)
  • 3x PCI Express x1 slots
Form Factor ATX