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Gigabyte GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE (rev. 1.0) Intel® Z170 LGA 1151 (Socket H4) Extended ATX
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Brand: Gigabyte
Release date: November 2015
Categories: Computers > Components > Motherboards
Component For: PC
Model Number: GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE (REV. 1.0)

Supported CPU

CPU Socket Type: LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Processor Series: Intel® Celeron® • Intel® Pentium®


Chipset: Intel® Z170
Chipset Family: Intel


Channel Supported: Dual Channel
ECC: Yes
Maximum Memory Supported: 64 GB
Memory Standard: DDR4-SDRAM
Non-ECC: Yes
Slot Type: DIMM
Supported Clock Speed: 2133 • 2400 • 2666 • 2800 • 3000 • 3200 • 3300 • 3333 • 3400 • 3466 • 3600 • 3666 • 3733 • 3866


SATA 6Gb/s: 8


Audio Channels: 7.1 channels
EPS Power Connector (8-Pin): Yes
Front Panel Audio Connectors: Yes
S/PDIF Out Connector: Yes
SATA: 11
USB: 4
Video Chipset: HD Graphics

Expansion Slots

SLI / Crossfire Support: 2-Way CrossFireX • 2-Way SLI • 3-Way CrossFireX • 3-Way SLI • 4-Way CrossFireX • 4-Way SLI • Quad-GPU CrossFireX • Quad-GPU SLI

Rear Panel Ports

DVI-D: 1
Ethernet: 1
Headphone Out: 1
Mic In: Yes
Mini DisplayPort: 1
PS/2: 1
S/PDIF Out: Yes
USB 2.0: 2
USB 3.0: 2


BIOS Memory Size: 32 MB
Clear BIOS Button: Yes
Clear BIOS Jumper: Yes


Power Source: ATX


Ethernet / LAN: Yes
Ethernet Interface Type: Gigabit Ethernet


USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports: 5
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-A Ports: 1
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Ports: 1

Package Contents

Cables: SATA

Physical Specification

Form Factor: E-ATX
Item Depth (mm): 264
Item Width (mm): 305

System Requirements

Windows Operating Systems Supported: Windows 10 Education x64 • Windows 10 Enterprise x64 • Windows 10 Home x64 • Windows 10 Pro x64 • Windows 7 Enterprise • Windows 7 Enterprise x64 • Windows 7 Home Basic • Windows 7 Home Basic x64 • Windows 7 Home Premium • Windows 7 Home Premium x64 • Windows 7 Professional • Windows 7 Professional x64 • Windows 7 Starter • Windows 7 Starter x64 • Windows 7 Ultimate • Windows 7 Ultimate x64 • Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64 • Windows 8.1 Pro x64 • Windows 8.1 x64

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