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GIGABYTE Z170X-Ultra Gaming Motherboard Review

By: Steven Bassiri | Socket LGA 1150/1151 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 11, 2016 4:46 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Overclocking Results

 

CPU Overclocking

 

I have decided to reduce the CPU VCore to 1.4v applied (I will measure real VCore at the output capacitors), and see how high I can validate. On most boards, it's 5GHz.

 

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I wasn't surprised when the Z170X-Ultra Gaming hit 5GHz; it's an overclocking motherboard, so 5GHz is to be expected.

 

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Stability testing worked well; I was able to overclock stable to 4.7GHz.

 

 

Compatible Memory Overclocking Kits

 

Test 1: 2x4GB (8GB) Corsair Dominator Platinum 3200MHz C16

 

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The Dominator Platinum worked without a hitch.

 

Test 2: 2x4GB (8GB) G.Skill TridentZ 3733MHz C17

 

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The TridentZ worked well, even at their high speed of 3.733GHz.

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