Z370 AORUS Gaming WiFi: For 8th Gen Intel® Coffee Lake CPUs!
The AORUS Z370 enthusiast motherboards are faster and more powerful than any other motherboards the world has seen. With aggressively redesigned armor and thermal heatsinks, its performance capabilities and durability are second to none.
Performance is no stranger to AORUS, with exotic cooling and an ability to be tuned to peak performance, AORUS motherboards will exceed expectations.
For 8th Gen Intel® Coffee Lake CPUs Only!
Overwhelming Power. Indisputable Supremacy. Unrestrained Potential.
The Z370 AORUS Gaming WiFi Motherboard along with the Intel® 8th Gen Coffee Lake Processors go farther and do more than previous Intel® CPUs and Chipsets ever could with more Cores and higher clock rates. Do everything, do it all at the same time, and do it without sacrificing responsiveness or modern I/O options that increase your performances.
The latest 8th Gen Intel Coffee Lake Processors for the Z370 Chipset start initially with 4 cores and threads and ramp up from there. With enhanced higher clock rates, improved caching and increased per core IPC performance, you have all the computing horsepower you have been dreaming of.
Now you can fly through your inbox of work tickets at the Office and / or gain a significant tactical advantage in online multiplayer Games. Feel free to Stream your victories to your legions of fans without fear of lower frame rates, stuttering and other low performance issues associated with lesser hardware.
Render. Stream. Compile. Encode. Work or Play.
Real-World Productivity or Virtual Reality Entertainment. The Z370 AORUS Gaming WiFi Motherboard has the support features to let your Intel® Coffee Lake Processor overwhelm your most daunting workloads with more advanced features and options than ever!
- Exceptional Performance & Responsiveness
- Excellent multi-thread performance with up to 6 Processor Cores
- Enhanced core & memory overclocking
- Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
- Impressive Media & Display
- Rec.2020 & HDR Support
- HEVC 10-bit HW decode/encode and HDCP v2.2
- VP9 10-bit HW decode
- Premium UHD/4K content support
- Total Wireless Support
- Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band w/ Dual Antennas
- Bluetooth® V4.2 w/ BLE + EDR
- Compelling Platform Integration
- Support for next generation Intel® Optane™ Memory
- Only Supports 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
- Note: Using this Motherboard with earlier (7th, 6th, etc. Gen) Intel® Processors may damage both and void both warranties
- Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
- Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
- ASMedia 3142 USB 3.1 Gen 2 with USB Type-C™ and Type-A
- Multi-Way Graphics Support with PCIe Armor and Ultra Durable™ Design
- Creative® Sound Core3D™ with WIMA audio capacitors
- Intel GbE LAN Gaming Network with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
- Intel AC 3165 Chipset: Dual Band 802.11ac Wireless
- RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone Digital LED Light Show design, support digital LED & RGB LED strips
- Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
- Dual Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA interface
- Anti-Sulfur Resistors Design
- Ultra Durable™ 25KV ESD and 15KV Surge LAN Protection
- Lightning-Fast Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 AIC Support
- APP Center Including EasyTune™ and Cloud Station™ Utilities
RGB Fusion with Digital LEDs
With AORUS Z370 Motherboards, RGB Fusion is even better with Digital LEDs.* RGB Fusion offers users the option to control onboard RGB and external RGBW/ Digital LED light strips for their PC.
Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion on Z370 Series AORUS Motherboards are now upgraded with Digital LED support.
With external digital LED strips*, where each LED is digitally addressable, users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations.
*Digital LEDs are available only on select Motherboards, external LED Strips, Digital LED Strips are not included with this Motherboard.
AORUS Gaming Motherboards will support either 5Vdv or 12Vdc digital LED lighting strips and up to 300 LED lights. RGB Fusion with Digital LEDs comes with 9 new patterns and various speed settings with more to come.
Supports RGBW Light Strips
Independently Programmable Onboard Pin Headers support RGBW LED Strips.
Multi-Zone Light Show Design
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.
Multi-light zones are equipped with high brightness RGB LEDs, namely the CPU, Memory, Armor, Audio, PCI-Express and Swappable Overlay for Accent LED. When it’s all set and done, your system will shine like never before.
Swappable Overlay for Accent LED
AORUS brings even more color and life to your system with an Accent LED Overlay. This overlay complements the RGB Fusion technology in AORUS Motherboards adding more flare and style to your gaming machine. With the swappable overlay users can utilize different patterns and designs to make their system their own.
Start Sulfurization Preotection
Tiny airborne Sulfur compounds can penetrate and damage tiny onboard resistors over time, creating chemical changes and causing these resistors to open or short.
Open or Short Resistors will cause standard Motherboards to fail without notice over time.
By equipping Gigabyte's Resistors with an Anti-Sulfur Design, GIGABYTE gives Ultra Durable Motherboards a whole new meaning beyond the competition's motherboards.
Creative® Sound Core3D™ Quad-Core Audio Processor
Combining the world's first Quad-Core Audio Processor, Creative Sound Core3D, Plus Advanced Creative SBX Pro Studio™ Audio Suite.
- Harnessing the power of a Dedicated Audio Processor to offload workload from CPU
- Total solution from Creative (Hardware + Software)
- Richer overall audio experience
Creative SBX Pro Studio™ Audio Suite
SBX Pro Studio™ suite of audio playback technologies deliver a new level of audio immersion. Realistic surround sound, the ability to clearly hear specific sounds in a gaming environment are just a few elements of SBX Pro Studio that enhances the overall experience, be it movies, games or music.
High-End WIMA & Audio Capacitors
The AORUS Z370 motherboards boast a combination of Hi-Fi grade WIMA FKP2 capacitors and audio grade Fine Gold capacitors. While the 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.
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.
- 6 Temperature Sensors
- 6 Hybrid Fan / Water Pump Headers
- All Fan Pin Headers Upgraded to Hybrid Fan Headers
- Interoperable Fans and Sensors
- Intuitive UI for Fan Control
chieve fan silence. With Fan Stop map any fan to stop completely when temperatures drop below a specified threshold. Which fan stops, based on readings from which sensor, and at what temperature; all of it can be customized to your liking.
Hybrid Fan Pin Headers
Assume complete control over your liquid cooling setup! Smart Fan 5 receives up-to-the-second information on flow-rate through the Hybrid Fan Pin Headers; 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 mode.
Support for DDR4 XMP Up to 4000MHz and Beyond with Intel® XMP
AORUS is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 4000MHz and beyond. All users need to do to attain this performance boost is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is activated and enabled on their AORUS motherboard.
What is XMP?
DDR4 memory modules are available at a stock frequency of 2133MHz, but as frequency tweaking requires a considerable amount of effort and knowledge, memory vendors encode XMP profiles which can automatically modify the timings of the supported memory modules to work with your CPU and to achieve increased performance. * XMP Profile support may vary depending on memory module. Please visit www.aorus.com to see the complete validated memory support list. Product features may vary by model.
Immersive VR Gaming Experience
Only Gaming PCs Offer the Best VR Gaming
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.
Dual PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Storage Slots
AORUS Gaming Motherboards are focused on delivering M.2 technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their system’s potential. Imagine transfer speeds up to 32Gb/second (4GB/second) per M.2 Slot with the fastest M.2 SSD Cards, even faster in certain RAID setups.
2x M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 Card Slots, rated at 32Gb/second each:
- 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) M2P_32G
- 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242 / 2260 / 2280 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) M2Q_32G
Intel® Optane™ Performance Upgrade
The AORUS Z370 Platform is the first enthusiast platform that supports Intel’s latest Optane technology. Optane fuels storage performance by acting as a cache drive giving users a significant boost compared to traditional mechanical drives.
Intel® Optane™ Memory fits traditional M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 110mm Card Slots.
Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator + Intel 802.11ac WiFi!
Intel® GbE LAN features cFosSpeed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency and maintain low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in crowded LAN environments.
Industry Leading Static-Electricity & Surge Protection
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.
USB 3.1 Type A + Type C Ports
AORUS Extreme USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Motherboards
The ASMEDIA 3142 USB 3.1 controller utilizes 2 PCIe Gen3 lanes, offering a total of up to 16 Gb/s, which means you have extra bandwidth to take full control of the 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 ports.
With 2x the bandwidth of it's previous generation and backwards compatibile with USB 3.0 and 2.0, the much improved USB 3.1 Gen 2 protocol is available over the new reversible USB Type-C and the traditional USB Type-A connector for better compatibility over a wider range of SmartPhones and other external devices.
AORUS ULTRA DURABLE
GIGABYTE's Patented Double Locking Bracket
Keep your Video Card(s) Secure with this exclusive 2 Stage, Double Card Locking Brackets. Soldered into the Motherboard, these solid Metal Pins ensure your PCIe 3.0 x16 Card Slots stay put, providing a strong foundation to attach your heavy, high end Video Card(s) to.
Industry Leading ULTRA DURABLE PCIe Armor
The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from AORUS reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.
GIGABYTE BIOS & Applications
Refreshed Dual BIOS
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.
3D OSD 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.
4K Ultra HD Support
4K resolution is the next technological milestone in high-definition content delivery, utilizing 3,840 pixels on the horizontal axis, it has 4x today Full HD pixel density. GIGABYTE motherboards provide native 4K support with integrated Intel® HD Graphics via HDMI.
HDMI™: The Next Generation Multimedia Interface
HDMI™ is a High-Definition Multimedia Interface which provides up to 5Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and 8-channel high quality audio all through a single cable.
HDMI is able to transmit superior, uncompressed digital video and audio, HDMI™ ensures the crispest rendering of digital content up to 1080p without the quality losses associated with analog interfaces and their digital-to-analog conversion. In addition, HDMI™ is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), allowing the playback of Blu-ray/HD DVD and other protected media content.
CEC 2019 Ready: Saving energy, Environmental Friendly
The Z370 Motherboards are now ready for CEC 2019! The California Energy Commission(CEC) regulation measures PC systems'’' level power consumption. The Z370 Motherboards with selected key components fulfill CEC 2019 power saving requirements.
Operating System Support:
Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit.
This Gigabyte Z370 Motherboard supports 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors. At time of release, this Motherboard initially supports these Intel® Core™ processors:
|CPU Support||Supports select 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3 processors in the LGA1151 package|
|Chipset||Intel® Z370 Express Chipset|
|Memory||4x DIMM DDR4-2666, 2400 & 2133 Stock Clocked Unbuffered Memory, 64GB Max RAM (4x 16GB)
Supports Overclocked Ram: DDR4-4000, 3866, 3800, 3733, 3666, 3600, 3466, 3400, 3333, 3300, 3200, 3000 & 2800 MHzDual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) RAMSupports ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules in non-ECC mode
|Integrated Graphics||Requires Intel® Processor with Integrated Graphics Chip:
1x HDMI v1.4 port, up to 4,096 x 2,160 @ 30Hz
This HDMI port supports HDCP 2.2.
|Storage||6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors w/ RAID 0, 1, 5 & 10
1x M.2 connector, Socket 3, M key, Type 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110 SATA and PCIe x4 SSD support (M2P_32G)1x M.2 connector Socket 3, M key, type 2242 / 2260 / 2280 PCIe x4 SSD support) (M2Q_32G)
(Only uses 1x Optane™ Memory Card at once)
|Expansion Slots||1x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot
1x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the M2Q_32G connector. The PCIEX4 slot becomes unavailable when an SSD is installed in the M2Q_32G connector.
3x PCI Express x1 slots
|Multi-GPU Support||Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies (x16/x8)
Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies (x16/x8)
|USB Ports||Back Panel Ports:
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-C port
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-A port
6x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gbps) Type-A ports
Main Board Ports:
|LAN||Intel® Gigabit LAN chipset:
1x RJ45 Gigabit LAN port
|Audio||Creative® Sound Core 3D chipset:
Support for Sound Blaster Recon3Di™
High Definition Audio
2 / 5.1-Channel Audio
5x Gold Plated 3.5mm Audio ports
1x for S/PDIF Out port
|Back Panel I/O Ports||1x PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse port
2x SMA antenna connectors (1T1R)
1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-C port
1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-A port
6x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps) ports
1x HDMI v2.0 port
1x RJ-45 Gigbit LAN port
1x optical S/PDIF Out connector
5x Gold Plated 3.5mm audio jacks
(Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Headphone, Line Out, Line In/Mic In)
|Internal I/O 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
2x system fan headers
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
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
1x front panel header
1x front panel audio header
2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 headers
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 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
Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install
|BIOS||2x 128 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
Support for DualBIOS™
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:
Platform Power Management
System Information Viewer
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|