Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7 For AMD® Threadripper™ CPUs
Gigabyte has released a serious Gaming motherboard; the AMD® X399 Gaming Motherboard for Threadripper™ CPUs with RGB Fusion, Digital LED Strip support, Triple M.2 w/ Thermal Guard, 120dB SNR ALC1220, Killer E2500 Gaming Network, Front & Rear USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-C, Intel® Dual Band 802.11ac & Bluetooth v4.2.
Designed Just For AMD® Threadripper™ CPUs
Overwhelming Power. Indisputable Supremacy. Unrestrained Potential.
The AORUS X399 enthusiast motherboard with AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processor. Do everything, do it all at the same time, and do it without sacrificing responsiveness.
Render. Stream. Compile. Encode. Work or Play.
Real-World Productivity or Virtual Reality Entertainment. The AORUS X399 enthusiast motherboard has the power to overwhelm your most daunting workloads.
The New, Ultimate Platform for Desktop
With up to 16 cores, the AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ processor can command 32 threads, the most multi-processing power that has ever been unleashed on a consumer desktop. Overwhelm your workloads with 40MB of processor cache, without sacrificing efficiency thanks to the world-class IPC performance of the “Zen” architecture.
Quad-Channel DDR4 for devastating memory bandwidth, 64 lanes of incredible PCIe® 3.0 connectivity, and native USB 3.1 Gen2 10Gb/s support on a chipset. With every processor multiplier-unlocked to be configured as you see fit, the Ryzen™ Threadripper™ platform is create to keep you on the bleeding edge of tomorrow.
Get Ready For Insane Video Game Graphics
Running the new AMD® TR4 Socket, the Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7 Motherboard allows you to run up to 4 Video Cards in your choice of CrossFire or SLI Modes to push your gaming farther than ever! Imagine playing on 3 or 4 Gaming Monitors, even 3 or 4 shiny 4K UHD Gaming Monitors!
Here is how CrossFire and SLI Video Cards are configured on this Motherboard with up to 4 video cards:
- 4-Way Mode: x16 / x16 / x8 / x8
- 3-Way Mode: x16 / x16 / x8
- 2-Way Mode: x16 / x16
Even running 4 Video Cards, you can still run up to 3x M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 Storage Cards with PCIe 3.0 Lanes to spare.
- Supports AMD® RYZEN™ THREADRIPPER™ Processors
- Quad Channel DDR4-2666 Memory w/ 8 DIMMs, 3,600 MHz+ (OC)
- Fast Front and Rear USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ and Rear Type-A Ports
- 4-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable™ Design
- Server-Class Digital Power Design & Gold Plated Solid Power Connectors
- ALC1220 120dB SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone AMP and WIMA audio capacitor
- Sound BlasterX 720°, the Top-of-the-line Audio Engine Solution for 4K Gaming
- Killer E2500 GbE LAN Gaming Network
- Intel® Dual Band 802.11ac + Bluetooth v4.2 Module
- RGB FUSION w/ Multi-Zone LED Light Show supports Digital LEDs & RGB LED strips
- Swappable Overlay for Accent LED PCH Control
- Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers
- Triple Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 x4 interface and Thermal Guard
- NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 U.2 support by optional adaptor
- USB DAC-UP 2 with Adjustable Voltage
- Precise Digital USB Fuse Design for Stronger Protection
- Anti-Sulfur Resistor Design
- Ultra Durable™ 25KV ESD and 15KV Surge LAN Protection
- GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™ with Q-Flash Plus USB port
- APP Center Including EasyTune™ and Cloud Station™ Utilities
RGB Fusion with Digital LEDs
With AORUS X399 Motherboards, RGB Fusion is even better with Digital LEDs. RGB Fusion offers users the option to control onboard and external LED light strips for their PC. Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion on X399 Series AORUS Motherboards are now upgraded with Digital LED support.
With optional onboard and external digital LED strips, where each LED is digitally addressable, users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations with control of up to 300 individually addressable RGB LED Lights.
AORUS Gaming Motherboards will support either 5Vdc or 12Vdc digital LED strips. RGB Fusion with Digital LEDs comes with 9 new patterns and various speed settings with more to come.
Multi-light zones are equipped with high brightness RGB LEDs, namely the Memory, Armor, Audio, PCI-Express and Accent LED PCH Overlay. When it’s all set and done, your system will shine like never before.
Supports RGBW & UV Light Strips
Independently Programmable Onboard Pin Header for RGBW/-UV LED Strips.
Not bright enough?
You can install standard 12V external RGB, RGBW or RGB/UV light strips on the RGBW pin header and control its color from the RGB Fusion software. Using a RGBW light strip with a dedicated white LED, users will experience brighter and more vibrant shades of colors.
When using RGB/UV LED strips, users can give their systems a fluorescent glow with the use of UV reactive liquid, neon braided cables, and acrylic paint for a wicked-looking gaming PC.
No need to worry when choosing light strips as AORUS motherboards support a wide variety of RGBW/-UV light strips on the market thanks to the RGB Fusion software that allows users to redefine the pin location for the RGB Signal.
ALC 1220 120dB SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp
The ALC1220 is a high-performance multi-channel High Definition Audio Codec with up to 120dB SNR for crystal clear audio and features such as Smart Headphone Amp, 114dB SNR recording for precise voice chats and hardware decoding of DSD128, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC.
Smart Headphone AMP
Automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, whether earbuds or high-end headphones to provide optimal audio dynamics—preventing issues such as low volume and distortion.
High-End WIMA & Nichicon Audio Capacitors
The AORUS X399 motherboards boast a combination of Hi-Fi grade WIMA FKP2 capacitors and Nichicon audio grade Fine Gold capacitors. While the Nichicon Fine Gold capacitors are suited for high-grade audio equipment, using state of the art technology to provide rich sound in the bass and clearer high frequencies, the WIMA FKP2 capacitors are being used widely in premium grade Hi-Fi systems. The addition of this to the exclusive AORUS AMP-UP Audio technology makes for the ideal onboard sound solution for the most demanding audiophiles.
Gold Plated Audio Jacks
AORUS Gaming motherboards pack top quality gold plated audio connectors for improved connectivity and long lasting durability. Gold has superb signal conductivity and will not tarnish over extended periods of use.
USB DAC-UP 2 Adjustable Voltage USB Port with Dedicated Power Design
AORUS improves upon USB DAC-UP technologies with USB DAC-UP 2.
USB DAC-UP 2 continues to provide clean, isolated and low-noise power while adding the ability to compensate for voltage drop.
Virtual reality pioneers and gamers alike can rest assured that their expensive accessories and peripherals will not encounter connectivity or power deficiency issues with the AORUS USB DAC-UP 2. With Gaming Gear drawing large amounts of power and having firm specification requirements USB DAC-UP 2 is up for the challenge.
Creative SoundBlaster 720°
Creative's latest top-of-the-line audio engine takes your PC audio to the next level. These comprehensive tools backed by leading technology and algorithms in audio will enrichen your experience, whether it's streaming, gaming, listening to music, or other entertainment needs.
Smart Fan 5
With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.
- 9 Temperature Sensors
- 8 Fan / Water Pump Connectors
- All Fan Pin Headers Upgraded to Hybrid Fan Headers
- Interoperable Fans and Sensors
- Intuitive UI for Fan Control
Hybrid Fan Pin Headers & Temperature Sensors
Assume complete control over your liquid cooling setup! Smart Fan 5 receives up-to-the-second information on flow-rate and water-temperature through the Hybrid Fan Pin Headers or external thermistor sensors—giving you absolute mastery over your PC. All Hybrid Fan Headers can automatically detect the type of cooling device whether it be fan or pump with different PWM or Voltage modes.
New Smart Fan 5 Software
Interoperable Sensors and Fans. Each fan can be customized to operate at different speeds according to any defined temperature source input (except the CPU fan).
Fan Curve. Customize fan curves based on specific temperatures with the intuitive graphical UI.
Choose from different modes, Quiet to Full Speed, to match your system usage scenario. For each fan or pump, you can use the intuitive fan curve to define trigger thresholds and corresponding fan speeds.
4-Way Graphics with Premium 48x PCIe 3.0 Lane Bandwidth
GIGABYTE X399 motherboards feature a unique PCI Express design that utilizes 100% of all 48 lanes from the CPU when in a 4-Way or 3-Way graphics configuration providing the full bandwidth available and provide the best graphics bandwidth possible to the user.
Triple PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Direct from CPU
AORUS Gaming Motherboards are focused on delivering M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their system's potential. You can use 1, 2 or 3 M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 Card Slots.
Server-Class Digital Power Design
AORUS X399 series motherboards use an all digital CPU power design from International Rectifier® which includes both 4th Generation digital PWM Controllers and industry-leading 3rd Generation PowIRstage® controllers.
These 100% digital controllers offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from their new AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper CPUs.
IR Digital PWM & IR PowIRstage® ICs
This new generation of IR® digital power controllers and PowIRstage® ICs feature Isense technology, which provide more precise current sensing accuracy. This helps evenly distribute the thermal loading between the PowIRstage® ICs, preventing the overheating of each individual PowIRstage®, resulting in longer lifespan and better reliability.
Server Level Chokes
AORUS X399 series motherboards feature Server Level Chokes for many benefits
- Server level reliability
- High current capacity
- New design reduces heat created by power loss and provides efficient power delivery to CPU VRM area
Gold Plated Solid Power Connectors
Make Good Connection and Significantly Lower the Wires Capacity.
AORUS X399 motherboards feature gold plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin+4pin power connectors for offering stable and affordable power supply while CPU overloading. Gold provides superior conductivity and signal transmission than standard implementations, also providing far better reliability and stability over time by resistance to metal corrosion caused by frequent use overtime.
Immersive VR Gaming Experience
- VR requires more performance than Full HD graphics for a steady 90FPS or greater
- Only Gaming PCs can provide the best VR experience
Recommended configuration for VR Gaming PC:
- Graphics Card:
NVIDIA GTX 1060 / AMD RX 480 or greater, Compatible HDMI 1.4 video
- CPU: AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper
- Memory: 8GB RAM or greater
- USB Ports: 3x USB 3.0 ports plus 1x USB 2.0 port or greater
- Operating System: Windows® 10 64-bit
To create a seamless VR experience AORUS Motherboards offer the best features to make your virtual reality feel like your actual reality. With technologies such as NVMe support via M.2 or U.2 and a one piece metal shielding to brace for heavier discrete graphics cards it's obvious that AORUS has the tools you need to start your journey in VR. To set the mood AORUS Motherboards include RGB Fusion to put you in the center of action.
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USB with Precision Digital Fuse
Utilizing a digital fuse, motherboards are able to avert against over-current damage by reacting faster, with greater precision, and avoid unexpected voltage from external devices.
Digital Fuse Design
Activates when the current reaches its trigger point, this design is much more precise than traditional fuses.
Killer™ E2500 Gaming Network+ Intel WiFi
Automatically prioritize your networking needs over the fastest available connection for high quality, lag-less and uninterrupted gaming connectivity.
USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Header
Equipped with next generation connectivity onboard AORUS X399 Gaming Motherboards already support the chassis of the future. The onboard USB Type-C header for USB 3.1 Gen2 makes access convenient when connecting a USB 3.1 drive or charging your new mobile device.
Fast USB 3.1 Gen 2 Solution
The latest USB 3.1 Gen 2 offers staggering 10Gb/s transfer speeds. 2x faster than USB 3.1 Gen 1 along with backwards compatibility with existing USB devices.
USB Type-C™: Connecting the Future
- The World's Next Universal Connector
- Reversible USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-C™ ports always fit the first time
GIGABYTE Patented Double Locking Bracket
Designed to survive the largest, heaviest Video Cards, this Double Locking Bracket gives you a dn your Video Cards a solid connection.
Industry Leading Ultra Durable PCIe Armor
The innovative 1 piece stainless steel shielding design from AORUS reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength you need to support the heaviest video cards.
Ultra Durable™ Memory Armor
AORUS' exclusive one piece stainless steel shielding design prevents against PCB distortion and twist, plate bending, in addition to preventing any possible ESD interference.
Start Sulfurization Preotection
Sulfur compounds in the air can penetrate tiny onboard resistors creating chemical change and causing these resistors to open or short. If either of these occurs the motherboard will fail to function. By equipping resistors with an Anti-Sulfur Design GIGABYTE gives Ultra Durable Motherboards a whole new meaning.
GIGABYTE BIOS And Applications
The BIOS is essential for users during initial setup to allow for the most optimal settings. With a new GUI and easier to use functionalities, GIGABYTE has been able to reinvent the BIOS to give users a better experience while setting up their new system.
GIGABYTE APP Center
The GIGABYTE APP Center gives you easy access to a wealth of GIGABYTE apps that help you get the most from your GIGABYTE motherboard. Using a simple, unified user interface, GIGABYTE APP Center allows you to easily launch all GIGABYTE apps installed on your system, check related updates online, and download the latest apps, drivers, and BIOS.
GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.
Overclocking to Boost Your Frame Rates gets the highest levels of performance from your PC with easy-to-use GIGABYTE overclocking features.
This App automatically detects and displays your system information during games, allowing you to easily get a hold of your system information without switching between screens.
TriDef® SmartCam | Custom Stream Modding*
To facilitate being the full streaming solution each AORUS motherboard includes TriDef® SmartCam software, you are now able to remove backgrounds without the hassle of using a green screen. Through the SmartCam application you can now apply live filters, and fully control your background, not only while streaming, but also through other video applications such as Skype.
*Free 1 month TriDef® SmartCam License.
The Gamer's Private Network (GPN) optimizes and improves your connecion from end to end.
- 14 Day Free trial connection to any game server in the world
- Experience up to 60% overall connection improvement
- Received Free Unlimited access to PC Gaming Launchpad, supporting up to 800 MMO Games
- Monitor Your Gaming Rig and Continuous Connection Stats
XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster: Cast Your Game Anytime, Anywhere
Now set up your stage and share the greatest gaming moments with XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster! Fully optimized social media integration is ready for real time chats, keeping you notified yet focused in the game. It takes just one click to stream your gameplay to Twitch. Host your game like a pro!
*Free 1 year XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster Premium License.
|CPU Support||Supports Socket TR4 AMD® Ryzen™ ThreadRipper Processors|
|Chipset||AMD® X399 Chipset|
|Memory||8x DIMM DDR4-2666 Stock clocked RAM, Unbuffered Memory, 128GB Max RAM (8x 16GB)
Quad Channel Memory Architecture Doubles Memory Bandwidth vs Dual Channel RAM at the same speed
|Integrated Graphics||AMD® Threadripper CPUs do not use Integrated Graphics
At least 1x PCIe Video Card is required to use this Motherboard
|Expansion Slots||2x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, running at x16
2x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, running at x8
1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, running at x4
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports up to 4 Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
Supports up to 4 Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
4-Way Graphics Card Mode: x16 / x16 / x8 / x8
|Storage||AMD® X399 Chipset:
8x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
3x M.2 NVMe PCIe x4 / SATA III card slots
8x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps) ports on the back panel
Chipset+ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 Controller:
1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-C™ port
1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-A port (red) on the back panel
2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps) ports via internal USB header 4x USB 2.0 / 1.1 (480Mbps) ports available through the internal USB headers
|LAN||Rivet Networks Killer™ E2500 LAN chip
w/ 1x Gigabit LAN RJ45 port
|Wi-Fi||Dual Band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac up to 867Mbps
|Bluetooth®||Bluetooth®: 4.2, 4.1, BLE, 4.0, 3.0, 2.1+EDR|
|Audio||Realtek® ALC1220 Codec:
7.1 Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
|Back Panel I/O Ports||1x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
8x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
1x RJ-45 port
2x MMCX antenna connectors (2T2R)
1x optical S/PDIF Out connector
5x Gold Plated 3.5mm Audio jacks
(Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
|Internal I/O Connectors||1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
1x CPU fan header
1x water cooling CPU fan header
4x system fan headers
2x system fan/water cooling pump headers
1x digital LED strip header
1x digital LED strip power select jumper
2x RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cable headers
3x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
8x 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 Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
1x power button
1x reset button
1x Clear CMOS button
2x temperature sensor headers
1x Clear CMOS jumper
|I/O Controller||iTE® I/O Controller Chip|
|H/W Monitoring||Voltage detection
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control
Fan / Pump speed control requires a compatible Fan / Pump
|BIOS||2x 128 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
Support for DualBIOS™
Support for Q-Flash Plus
Requires a USB 2.0 flash drive
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
|Unique Features||Support for Q-Flash
Support for Xpress InstallSupport for APP Center:
System Information Viewer
USB DAC-UP 2
Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
|Operating System||Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit|
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor: 305 x 244mm|