Gigabyte Z390 AORUS XTREME w/ DDR4-2666, 7.1 Audio, Triple M.2, 10Gb + 1Gb LAN, 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, 3-Way CrossFire / 2-Way SLI

MX75438 Z390 AORUS XTREME w/ DDR4-2666, 7.1 Audio, Triple M.2, 10Gb + 1Gb LAN, 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, 3-Way CrossFire / 2-Way SLI
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Product Info

Gigabyte Z390 AORUS XTREME Motherboard For 9th & 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors

Intel Z390 Gaming motherboard with 16 Phases IR Digital VRM, Fins-Array Heatsink, RGB Fusion 2.0, 802.11ac Wireless, Intel Thunderbolt 3, ESS SABRE 9018K2M DAC, AQUANTIA® 10GbE LAN, RGB FAN COMMANDER, OC Touch

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Z390 AORUS XTREME Design Concept:

Innovative design, cutting-edge functionality, state-of-the-art aesthetics, sophisticated thermal design, next generation network connectivity, Hi-Fi level audio system. Z390 AORUS XTREME is the new definition of a flagship motherboard.

Take Advantage of the Power of Intel® 9th or 8th Gen Processors

Gigabyte Motherboards Are Your Tactical Advantage
This Gigabyte Z390 Motherboard along with a compatible Intel® 9th or 8th Gen Processor goes farther, faster than previous Consumer level Intel® CPUs and Chipsets ever have.

You get enhanced clock rates, improved memory caching and higher "per core" IPC scores to give you the best possible performances off these new Processors.

 

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  • Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • 16 Phases IR Digital VRM Solution with PowIRstage
  • Cutting-edge Thermal Design: Fins-Array Heatsink, Direct Touch Heatpipe, NanoCarbon Baseplate
  • Onboard Intel CNVI 802.11ac 2x2 Wave 2 Wi-Fi with all new AORUS Antennas
  • 127dB SNR AMP-UP Audio w/ High-End ESS SABRE 9018K2M DAC, LME 49720, OPA1622 OP-AMP, WIMA audio caps
  • AQUANTIA® 10GbE BASE-T LAN and Intel® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed
  • Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 onboard
  • Exclusive RGB FAN COMMANDER and OC Touch for professional casemodders and overclockers
  • USB TurboCharger for mobile device fast charge support
  • RGB FUSION 2.0: For multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Shows, LED & RGB LED strips
  • Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Front USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ Header
  • Triple Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 x4 interface with Triple Thermal Guards

Features

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Extreme Power Design

To unleash the full potential of the new Intel 8-core CPU, the motherboard requires the best CPU power design. With the best quality components and GIGABYTE R&D design capability, Z390 AORUS XTREME is a true beast among motherboards.

  • Designed for 5+ GHz on all Cores
  • 16 Phase Digital Power
  • 37% Larger Power Plane
  • 2X Copper PCB

EXTREME Thermal Design

Z390 AORUS XTREME use some unprecedented and innovative thermal design to ensure stability and low temperature under full loading application and gaming.

  • Also designed for 5+ GHz on all Cores
  • Fins-Array heatsink
  • NanoCarbon Baseplate
  • 16x Hybrid Fan Header

Unparalleled Performance

Hungry For Better Performance?
Z390 AORUS XTREME bundles exclusive OC Touch Panel, supports high frequency XMP memory, and full SSD thermal guard to make sure you get the maximum full system performance.

  • OC Touch
  • 4400+ MHz
  • 3x M.2 PCIe x4 Card Slots
  • 3x M.2 Thermal Guards to maintain long term performance

Next Generation Connectivity

A Flagship product needs to be future-proof so your system stays up-to-date with the latest technology. Z390 AORUS XTREME provides all next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity to keep you up to speed.

  • 10GbE Base-T LAN
  • Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3
  • Intel® WIFI
  • AORUS Antenna
  • USB TurboCharger

Definitive Aesthetics

GIGABYTE ID team designs Z390 AORUS XTREME from the drawing board. After countless hours of conceptualizing ideas, fine tuning details and engaging in discussion, GIGABYTE has produced a board that is equal parts beast and beauty.

  • RGB FUSION 2.0
  • AORUS RGB FAN COMMANDER

Hi-Fi Audio System

Audio Signal Process

  • Digital Audio
    True Hi-Fidelity Music: Provides surround sound audio and enables DSD music playback
  • Digital / Analog Convert
    ESS SABRE reference DAC: Hyperstream Dynamic Range (DNR 127dB), High-Res music (32bit, 384kHz PCM), World's best THD+N (THD+N -120db)
  • L/R Channel Signal Processing
    L / R separation analog signal processing with internally balanced audio design: For maximum stereo sound quality and high-quality signal transmission
  • Audio Signal Amplification
    TI Burr-Brown Audio OP Amps: Low stereo cross talk, high operational power output
  • Audiophile Grade Capacitors
    Delivers true acoustic sound
  • Crystal Sound Output
    Gold Plated Audio Jacks offer low electrical resistance with high resistance to corrosion and oxidation

Audio Signal Optimization

  • Anti-pop Circuit Design
    Prevents popping noise when plugging in and removing the audio jack
  • Auto Impedance Sensing
    Auto detects headphone coils from 6 to 600 Ω and automatically adjusts proper output power
  • Precise TXC Oscillator
    Provides precise time triggers to Digital-Analog Converters
  • Audiophile Grade Capacitors
    Famous WIMA capacitors are used as feedback signal processing to deliver crystal and balanced sound

Clean Audio Power

  • Independent Analog Power
    Drives clean analog power for audio components to ensure minimal noise
  • Power Purifier
    Supplies undisturbed power to the Digital-Analog Converters

Ultra Durable Technologies

GIGABYTE is reputable for its durability and high quality manufacturing process. Needless to say, we use the best components we can find on the Z390 AORUS XTREME and reinforce every slot to make each of them solid and durable.

  • Solid Pin
  • 3x PCIE Armor
  • 4x Memory Armor
  • Q-Flash Plus

GIGABYTE BIOS & APP CENTER

Good software goes hand in hand with perfect hardware. Z390 AORUS XTREME bundled several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard.

  • BIOS
  • APP CENTER
  • Easy Tune
  • System Information Viewer

Additional Information:

Visit the Manufacturer Product Web Page for Full Details

Download the Manufacturer Product Manual

I/O Ports

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Compatibility

Intel® Processor Support:

This Gigabyte AORUS Z390 Series Motherboard supports select 9th & 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors for Socket 1151 v2. Even though it is still a LGA 1151 Socket, pin assignments have changed in version 2; making this Motherboard incompatible with all 7th Gen and earlier Gen Intel® Processors.

Operating System Support:

Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit

Specifications

Make and Model Gigabyte Z390 AORUS XTREME Motherboard
Part Number Z390 AORUS XTREME
   
CPU Support Supports select 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7, i5, i3, Pentium and Celeron processors for Socket LGA1151 v2.
Even though it is a LGA 1151 Socket, pin assignments have changed, making this Motherboard incompatible with 7th Generation and earlier LGA 1151 Socket Intel® Processors.
Chipset Intel® Z390 Express Chipset
   
Memory Support 4x DDR4-2666 / 2400 / 2133 stock clocked Unbuffered RAM Sticks, 64GB Max (4x 16GB)

Supports Overclocked Ram up to DDR4-4400

Dual Channel Memory Architecture Design
Supports Intel® XMP Certified RAM
   
Integrated Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor + Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
2x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 connectors (USB Type-C ports), supporting DisplayPort v1.2 and Thunderbolt™ video outputs and a maximum resolution of 4,096 x 2,304 @ 60Hz
* Because of the limited I/O resources of the PC architecture, the number of Thunderbolt™ devices that can be used is dependent on the number of the PCI Express devices being installed. (Refer to Chapter 1-7, "Back Panel Connectors," for more information.

Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
1x HDMI v1.4 (and HDCP 2.2) port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4,096 x 2, 160 @ 30Hz

Maximum shared memory of 1 GB
(Actual support varies by CPU design.)
   
Storage 6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors w/ support for RAID 0, 1, 5 & 10

1x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)
1x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M)
1x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A)
1x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P)

Supports 1x M.2 Optane™ Memory Card
   
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 PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode

1x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
* The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the M2P connector. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode when a PCIe SSD is installed in the M2P connector
(All of the PCI Express x16 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)

2x PCI Express x1 slots
(All of the PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)

1x M.2 Socket 1 connector dedicated to an Intel® CNVi wireless module only (CNVI)
Multi-GPU Support Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
   
USB Ports Rear I/O Ports:
4x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-A ports
2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps) ports
2x USB 2.0 / 1.1 ports

Mid Board Ports:
(Available through the internal USB headers)
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-C port
2x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gbps) ports
4x USB 2.0/1.1 ports

   
LAN Aquantia 10 GbE LAN chip Chipset:
1x 10Gb / 2.5Gb / 1Gb / 100 Mb RJ45 LAN Port

Intel® GbE LAN chip Chipset:
1x Gigabit RJ45 LAN port

Wireless Intel® CNVi Wireless Chipset:
Dual Band IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Up to 1.73Gbps total wireless bandwidth
Bluetooth Intel® CNVi Wireless Chipset:
Bluetooth v5.0
   
Audio Realtek® ALC1220-VB Chipset:
ESS ES9018K2M DAC and TI OPA1622 operational amplifiers
* The front panel line out jack supports DSD audio
High Definition Audio
User selectable 2 / 4 / 5.1 / 7.1 Channel Audio
Support for S/PDIF Out
   
Back Panel I/O Ports 2x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
2x Thunderbolt™ 3 connectors (USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C ports)
4x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
2x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1x HDMI port
1x 10Gb RJ-45 Ethernet LAN port
1x 1Gb RJ-45 Ethernet LAN port
1x S/PDIF Optical Out connector
5x Gold Plated 3.5mm Audio jacks
   
Internal I/O 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
1x OC PEG power connector
1x CPU fan header
1x water cooling CPU fan header
4x system fan headers
2x system fan/water cooling pump headers
2x addressable LED strip headers
2x addressable LED strip power select jumpers
2x RGB LED strip headers
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
3x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
1x front panel header
1x front panel audio header
1x USB Type-C™ port, 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 (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
1x GC-OC Touch add-in card connector
1x Clear CMOS jumper
2x temperature sensor headers
1x power button
1x reset button
1x Clear CMOS button
1x OC button
2x BIOS switches
   
Unique Features Support for Q-Flash

Support for Xpress Install

Support for APP Center*:
3D OSD
@BIOS
AutoGreen
Cloud Station
EasyTune
Easy RAID
Fast Boot
Game Boost
Platform Power Management
RGB Fusion
Smart Backup
Smart Keyboard
Smart TimeLock
Smart HUD
Smart Survey
System Information Viewer
USB Blocker
USB TurboCharger
Smart Fan (for AORUS RGB FAN COMMANDER )
* Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
   
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
Support for Q-Flash Plus
* The USB flash drive used must be a USB 2.0 flash drive
   
Hardware Monitoring Voltage detection
Temperature detection
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Overheating warning
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control*
* Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install
Bundled Software cFosSpeed
Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster (12 months license)
   
Operating System Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit
   
Form Factor E-ATX Form Factor; 305 x 271mm