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GIGABYTE X470 Aorus Gaming 7 WIFI Motherboard Review (Page 3)

Steven Bassiri | Apr 26, 2018 at 10:00 am CDT - 0 mins, 42 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

Circuit Analysis

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The X470 Aorus Gaming 7 WIFI shows us the goods with the heat sinks removed!

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The VRM is in a 10+2 phase configuration and uses an International Rectifier IR35201 digital PWM in a 5+2 phase configuration, that is then doubled to a 10+2 phase configuration. The SoC gets the latter two phases, and it gets two IR3556 50A fully integrated PowIRstages. The CPU VCore phases consist of ten 40A IR3553 PowIRstages. The inductors are rated for over 70A current. The VRM is very well equipped.

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We can find the five IR3599 doublers on the rear of the motherboard. The memory VRM is basic, a Richtek IT8120 PWM with integrated drivers controls a single phase VRM with two low-side MOSFETs and one high-side MOSFET. The MOSFETs are ON Semiconductor NTMFS4C10N.

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Steven went from a fledgling forum reader in 2003 to one of the internet's brightest tech stars by 2010. Armed with an information systems degree, a deep understanding of circuitry, and a passion for tech, Steven (handle Sin0822) enjoys sharing his deep knowledge with others. Steven details products down to the component level to highlight seldom explained, and often misunderstood architectures. Steven is also a highly decorated overclocker with several world records.

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