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GIGABYTE B360 AORUS GAMING 3 WIFI Motherboard Review (Page 10)

By Steven Bassiri from May 17, 2018 @ 10:00 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

What's Hot

Looks and feels High-end: The B360 AORUS GAMING 3 WIFI looks like a high-end motherboard, it has RGB LEDs built in, cover over the rear IO, and has a lot of ports and slots. While it's PCB is more brown than black, you won't really be able to tell the difference inside a case.

Intel's new WIFI: Intel's new Wireless-AC solution used here is rated for up to 1.733Gbps on the 160MHz band, and its performance is solid. We will wait and test the new Wireless-AC controller's full potential when we get a router capable of using the 160MHz band.

Dual BIOS: Dual BIOS is one of the first features to go on low-end motherboards as of late, but GIGABYTE made sure to keep it on here.

RGB Support: The motherboard has four RGB LED headers, two digital (addressable) and two typical RGB headers. The motherboard also has RGB LEDs built into it.

What's Not

Things You Should Know: If you use the M.2 WIFI card, the USB 2.0 port under the LAN port. The second x16 slot is electrically x4 and will downgrade to x2 if you use two of the x1 slots. The last x16 slot is electrically x1. The type-C port is USB 3.0.

Final Thoughts

The B360 Aorus Gaming 6 WIFI is a pretty high-end B360 motherboard, and while most might think that's an oxymoron, it's really not. Although it doesn't support as much as the H370 chipset, it offers enough to be competitive. It still offers up a lot of PCI-E lanes for devices and new technologies like the new WIFI and USB 3.1.

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GIGABYTE also made sure to implement Intel's NIC, which is a pro for many users who are die-hard Intel NIC fans. If you want a B360 motherboard with a bit more style and flair, definitely give the B360 Aorus Gaming 3 WIFI a look.

TweakTown award
Performance89%
Quality89%
Features91%
Value94%
Overall TweakTown Rating91%

The Bottom Line: The GIGABYTE B360 Aorus Gaming 3 WIFI is equipped with premium features in a stylish package for gamers.

PRICING: You can find the product discussed for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:

United States: The GIGABYTE B360 AORUS Gaming 3 WiFi (LGA1151/Intel/B250/ATX/DDR4/USB 3.1 Gen 2 (USB3.1) Type A/Motherboard) retails for $135.58 at Amazon.

United Kingdom: The Gigabyte B360 Aorus Gaming 3 LGA 1151 (Socket H4) ATX Motherboard retails for £114.41 at Amazon UK.

Canada: The GIGABYTE B360 AORUS GAMING 3 WIFI Motherboard retails for $259.84 CAD at Amazon Canada.

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