Z370 Aorus Gaming 3 Circuit Analysis Continued
A Realtek ALC1220 is used, and it's under a metal shield. There is PCB division as well as WIMA and Nippon Chemicon audio capacitors to improve audio performance.
GIGABYTE decided to use the Killer e2500 NIC on this motherboard. An ASMedia ASM3152 USB 3.1 controller and Texas Instruments HD3220 type-C switch chip are used to provide the two rear USB 3.1 ports.
The main SuperIO controller is the IT8686E; it provides fan control, system monitoring, and the PS/2 on the rear IO panel. An ITE IT8295FN is used as the controller for the digital/addressable RGB LED headers.
Two 128Mbit BIOS ROMs are used to provide Dual BIOS functionality. An NXP level shifter provides the HDMI port as it translates the iGPUs signals to the level required for HDMI.
NXP quick switches are used to switch bandwidth around from the x1 slots to the x4 slot.
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- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing]
- Page 2 [Packaging and Z370 Aorus Gaming 3 Overview]
- Page 3 [GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Gaming 3 Circuit Analysis]
- Page 4 [GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Gaming 3 Circuit Analysis Continued]
- Page 5 [BIOS and Software]
- Page 6 [Test System Setup]
- Page 7 [Overclocking]
- Page 8 [CPU, Memory, and System Benchmarks]
- Page 9 [System IO Benchmarks]
- Page 10 [Thermal Imaging and Power Consumption]
- Page 11 [What's Hot, What's Not & Final Thoughts]
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