Powered by Intel's own Thunderbolt controller the new Thunderbolt™ 3 protocol, which is available over a Type-C™ connector on the back I/O of the GIGABYTE Z170X-Designare, brings an unprecedented single-wire bandwidth of up to 40 Gb/s -- twice more than the previous generation of Thunderbolt! This incredible increase in bandwidth is also accompanied with support for Power Delivery 2.0 up to 100 watts of power, opening up a world of new possibilities.
As the undisputed leader of quality and durability, GIGABYTE has set out to show just how tough its motherboards are with the Ultra Durable™ line of motherboards. The GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-Designare features industry leading Ultra Durable™ one piece metal shielding, long lifespan Durable Black™ solid capacitors rated for 10K hours, RGB Ambient Surround LED, and exclusive GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ technology to protect your PC’s most crucial component. GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ motherboards are for systems where failure is simply not an option.
• Chipset: Intel® Z170 Chipset
• CPU: Supports 6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor
• Memory: 4 DIMMs, Dual Channel DDR4, supports up to 64 GB
• Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (40 Gb/s)