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GIGABYTE X370-Gaming K7 Motherboard Review (Page 3)

By Steven Bassiri from Jun 28, 2017 @ 19:40 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Circuit Analysis


The X370-GAMING K7 has some pretty impressive hardware under the heat sinks.


The VRM is on the Gaming K7 is one of the better ones I have seen on X370 motherboards. The VRM is in a 6+4 phase configuration for the CPU Core and SOC regions. It is controlled by the International Rectifier IR35201 fully digital 6+2 phase VRM.

Each CPU and SoC phase uses the fully integrated IR PowIRstage IR3553 40A part. The CPU's 6 phases are not doubled, but two phases for the SoC are doubled through IR3599 doublers/quadruplers.


The Richtek RT8120 controls the single phase VRM made up of ON Semiconductor 4C10N PowerPAK MOSFETs in a 2+1 low-side+high-side MOSFET configuration.

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