Intel's upcoming Z170 chipset will see motherboards with USB Type-C

Intel's upcoming Z170 chipset will have motherboard makers adding USB Type-C, Killer NIC chips, and more.

@anthony256
Published Fri, Jun 26 2015 12:54 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:06 PM CST

According to an industry insider, we can expect some big things from the upcoming Z170 chipset from Intel, alongside the new processors that will include the flagship Core i7-6700K processor that will launch a week after Windows 10.

Intel's upcoming Z170 chipset will see motherboards with USB Type-C | TweakTown.com

Our source has said GIGABYTE will be the first to the market with the 100 series motherboards, with the Z170, H170, B150 and H110 chipsets to launch between August and September, with some boards including Killer NIC chips, USB Type-C and GIGABYTE should be a world-first with PCIe shielding, and much more.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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