Gigabyte GA-Z270X-UD3, features of this gaming motherboard

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This time we come to talk to you about the Gigabyte GA-Z270X-UD3, a new motherboard dedicated to gaming that offers us very good features and features that will not leave any gamer indifferent.

Motherboard Features

This motherboard gaming It has support for 6th and 7th generation Intel® Core ™ processors and the chipset used for this board will be the Intel® Z270 Express Chipset. As for memory, we have several things to say. We have four DDR4 DIMM sockets with support for up to 64 GB of system memory, which is not but bad at all, in fact it is a gross amount of system memory that we can add with this. The modules memory that will be supported are 3866 (OC) / 3800 (OC) / 3733 (OC) / 3666 (OC) / 3600 (OC) / 3466 (OC) / 3400 (OC) / 3333 (OC) / 3300 (OC) / 3200 (OC) / 3000 (OC) / 2800 (OC) / 2666 (OC) / 2400 (OC) / 2133 MHz.

As for audio to video, this license plate base delights us with a Realtek® ALC1220 High Definition Audio Codec and an integrated Intel® HD Graphics processor. It also has an HDMI port with a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160. It has 2/4 / 5.1 and 7.1 audio channels and has support for S / PDIF output. It has the so-called technology multigraphic, which will make us have support for both NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI ™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI ™ technologies as well as AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX ™ and 3-Way / 2-Way AMD CrossFire ™ technologies.

This Gigabyte GA-Z270X-UD3 has several baseboards of expansion that we are going to talk to you about next. We have a PCI Express x16 to x16 expansion socket, which we are recommended to use if we are only going to use a graphics card in our computer. We will also have a PCI Express x16 to x4 slot, a PCI Express x16 to x8 socket and three PCI Express x1 slots. After commenting on the above aspects, we go to the table with all the characteristics that this motherboard offers us in a more detailed way:

Gigabyte GA-Z270X-UD3
Processor Support for 6th and 7th Generation Intel® Core ™ processors
Chipset Intel® Z270 Express Chipset
Memory 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory

Dual Channel memory architecture

Support for DDR4 3866 (OC) / 3800 (OC) / 3733 (OC) / 3666 (OC) / 3600 (OC) / 3466 (OC) / 3400 (OC) / 3333 (OC) / 3300 (OC) memory modules / 3200 (OC) / 3000 (OC) / 2800 (OC) / 2666 (OC) / 2400 (OC) / 2133 MHz

LAN Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Graph Integrated Graphics Processor / Intel® HD Graphics Support

HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160

1 GB maximum shared memory

Audio Realtek® ALC1220 Codec

High definition audio

Channels 2/4 / 5.1 and 7.1

Support for S / PDIF output

Expansion sockets 1 x PCI Express x16 to x16 slot (PCIEX16)

1 x PCI Express x16 to x4 (PCIEX4)

1 x PCI Express x16 slot to x8 (PCIEX8)

3 x PCI Express x1

Storage 1 x SATA Express

6 x SATA 6Gb / s

1 x M.2 (Socket 3, M key, SATA type 2242/2260/2280/22110 and PCIe x4 / x2 SSD support) (M2M_32G)

Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10

Internal connectors 1 SATA Express connector

1 ATX 12V 8-pin power connector

3 system fan connectors

1 CPU fan connector

1 front panel connector

1 parallel port connector

1 ATX 24-pin main power connector

1 audio connector on the front panel

2 USB 2.0 / 1.1 connectors

1 serial port connector

1 Clear CMOS jumper

1 S / PDIF Out connector

6 SATA 6Gb / s connectors

1 Trusted Platform Module (TPM) connector

1 Triple M.2 socket connector

2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 headers

1 Thunderbolt ™ expansion card

Rear panel connectors 6 3.5mm audio jacks

1 USB Type-C ™ port with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support

6 USB 3.1 Gen ports

1 HDMI port

1 RJ-45 port

1 PS / 2 mouse port

1 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)

1 PS / 2 keyboard port

BIOS 2 x 64 Mbit flash

Supports DualBIOS ™

License to use UEFI BIOS from AMI

PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

Software included cFosSpeed

Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)

Intel® Optane ™ Memory

Plate format ATX: 30.5cm x 22.5cm
Operating systems Support for Windows 10 / 8.1 64-bit

Support for Windows 7 32-bit / 64-bit

Conclusions and price of the Gigabyte GA-Z270X-UD3

We are facing a very good license plate base aimed at the gamer world, with characteristics that will allow us to create a good team with which to enjoy all our favorite games, always depending on the rest of components that we choose for our new PC.

Gigabyte GA-Z270X-UD3

This is a high quality gaming motherboard

The features, the available slots and the great compatibility that this board has make it a great option for any gamer who wants something personalized and adapted to your needs, but if this motherboard does not convince you or it seems too complex there are other options such as the Gigabyte GA-H110-Gaming 3. If, on the contrary, you are not looking to mount a Pc With features geared towards the gaming world you can take a look at the Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2H.

PROS:
  • Good performance
  • Compatibility
  • Accessibility

CONS:
  • It can be somewhat complex

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