GIGABYTE add a new motherboard to its Z170 motherboard lineup with the new Z170X-Gaming 6, under G1.Gaming series. This board is targeted at premium gaming PC builds with fairly high CPU and memory overclocks. The Z170X-Gaming 6 feature a 11-phase VRM and Large heatsinks with shroud, which extend into an I/O area cover. Expansion slots include three PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots, of which works x16, x8/x8 or x8/x8/x4 all are gen 3.0.
Storage connectivity includes a pair of 32 Gb/s M.2 slots, three 16 Gb/s SATA-Express, which are made up of six SATA 6 Gb/s ports. USB connectivity includes two USB 3.1 ports (one each of type-C and type-A), eight USB 3.0 ports, and a number of USB 2.0/1.1 ports. Networking is care of two gigabit Ethernet connections, of which is driven by an Intel controller, and the other Killer E2201. The 8-channel AMP-UP onboard audio solution features a 115 dBA CODEC, user-replaceable OPAMP, electrolytic capacitors, ground-layer isolation, and gold-plated analog jacks. Display outputs include HDMI and DisplayPort. GIGABYTE not announce any pricing.