Gigabyte Unveils X299 Aorus Gaming 7 Pro Motherboard




/ 3 years ago

Gigabyte Unveils X299 Aorus Gaming 7 Pro Motherboard

Gigabyte is launching a new motherboard for Intel’s X-Series HEDT processors. Indeed, the Gigabyte X299 Aorus Gaming 7 Pro supports Intel’s 18-core i9-7980XE CPU, includes quad-channel DDR4 memory support (8 DIMMs), and is Optane-ready. The Pro still has much in common with the original Aorus Gaming 7, though. In addition, the board supports Quad-GPU SLI and 3-Way/2-Way SLI (NVIDIA), plus Quad-GPU CrossFire and 3-Way/2-Way CrossFire (AMD). The Aorus Gaming 7 Pro also includes Turbo B-Clock tuning IC for custom overclocking. Finally, the board features 12 power phases, each providing up to 60 amps.

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Gigabyte X299 Aorus Gaming 7 Pro Features

  • Supports Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor Family
  • Quad Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 8 DIMMs
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • ASMedia 3142 USB 3.1 Gen 2 with USB Type-C™ and Type-A
  • Front USB 3.1 Gen 2 Header
  • 3-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable™ Design
  • Server-Class Digital Power Design
  • 121dB SNR AMP-UP Audio with ALC1220 & High-End ESS SABRE 9018 DAC with WIMA audio capacitor
  • Sound BlasterX 720°, the top-of-the-line audio engine solution for 4K gaming and entertainment
  • Killer DoubleShot™ Pro for the best gaming networking experience possible
  • Killer 2×2 802.11ac Wireless – AC 1535
  • Intel® GbE LAN Gaming Network
  • RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone Digital LED Light Show design, support digital LED & RGB LED strips
  • Swappable Overlay for Accent LED
  • Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Triple Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 x4 interface and Thermal Guard
  • NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 U.2 support by optional adaptor
  • Precise Digital USB Fuse Design for Stronger Protection
  • Anti-Sulfur Resistor Design
  • Ultra Durable™ 25KV ESD and 15KV Surge LAN Protection
  • Lightning-Fast Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 AIC Support
  • GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™ with Q-Flash Plus USB port
  • APP Center Including EasyTune™ and Cloud Station™ Utilities

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Price and Availability

Gigabyte is yet to reveal price and release date for the X299 Aorus Gaming 7 Pro motherboard. We expect it to be a tad more than the Gaming 7’s £399.99, though. However, we’ll keep an ear out for more information.


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