Gigabyte Motherboard GA-AX370 Gaming 5

Overview

GIGABYTE AX370-Gaming 5 Motherboard

Motherboards Socket AM4 GIGABYTE AX370-Gaming 5 (AMD X370) Motherboard Review Our next AMD Ryzen motherboard review focuses on GIGABYTE's AORUS AX370-Gaming 5 (AMD X370). Should you consider it? Let's see. By: Steven Bassiri | Socket AM4 in Motherboards | Posted: Mar 28, 2017 3:40 am Comment | Email to a Friend | Font Size: AA TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing] Introduction As our second AMD X370 motherboard review, I will be putting the GIGABYTE/Aorus AX370-Gaming 5 under the microscope, and dissect its secrets. The AMD X370 chipset provides a decent amount of IO expansion over the basics provided by the CPU. Most notably, the X370 chipset offers two USB 3.1 ports, which is a first for a platform chipset. The CPU will provide extra USB and storage, and the chipset compliments it. The X370 chipset is also one of only two that provides multi-GPU capabilities such as SLI or CrossFireX for your Ryzen CPU.

GIGABYTE's subsidiary Aorus,

GIGABYTE's subsidiary, Aorus, is positioned to readily target the high-end gaming segment with premium features and aesthetics. Aorus's first motherboards appeared for the Intel Z270 chipset launch, and they addressed many of GIGABYTE's shortcomings in areas such as the UEFI, fan control, and overall aesthetics. I will add that if you love RGB LEDs, then this motherboard is for you, it is loaded to the brim with RGB LEDs and headers. Don't worry you can disable them if you don't want them. Without further delay, let's take a look at the AX370-Gaming 5.

Features

Supports AMD Ryzen & 7th Generation A-series/ Athlon Processors

Dual Channel ECC/ Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs

Fast 4 USB 3.1 Gen 2 with USB Type-C and Type-A

2-Way CrossFire/SLI Multi-Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable Design

NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 U.2 Connector

Ultra-Fast PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 with PCIe NVMe & SATA mode support

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 support

Dual ALC 1220 with Front & Rear 120dB SNR HD Audio with Dual Smart Headphone Amps

Killer E2500 Gaming Network + Intel Gigabit LAN

USB DAC-UP 2 & 4 Front USB 3.0 Ports with Adjustable Voltage

RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone LED Light Show design

Swappable Overlay for Accent LED

Smart Fan 5 features 9 Temperature Sensors and 8 Hybrid Fan Headers

2 External Thermistors Headers with 2 Included Thermistors

GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS

APP Center Including EasyTune and Cloud Station Utilities

General
Brand Gigabyte
Model GA-AX370 Gaming 5
Form Factor ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
I/O CONNECTORS
USB Chipset+ASMedia USB 3.1 Gen 2 Controller: 1 x USB Type-C port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel Chipset: 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel 6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers) 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (available through the internal USB headers) CPU: 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports on the back panel
Hardware Features
Memory 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory * Due to a Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed. Dual channel memory architecture Support for DDR4 3200(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2667*/2400/2133 MHz memory modules * Support for higher than DDR4 2667 MHz may vary by CPU. Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules (Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
Audio
Audio Codec: 2 x Realtek ALC 1220 codecs Support for Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 High Definition Audio 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel Support for S/PDIF Out
Hard Drive
CPU AM4 Socket: AMD Ryzen processor AMD 7th Generation A-series/ Athlon processor (Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
Software
Operating System Support for Windows 10 64-bit Support for Windows 7 64-bit * Please download the "Windows USB Installation Tool" from GIGABYTE's website and install it before installing Windows 7.
Connectivity
LAN 1 x Intel GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN1) 1 x Rivet Networks Killer E2500 LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN2) * Teaming is not supported.
Motherboard Features
Back Panel Connectors 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port 1 x HDMI port 1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) 6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports 2 x RJ-45 ports 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector 5 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
Bundle Software Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
H/W Monitoring Voltage detection Temperature detection Fan speed detection Overheating warning Fan fail warning Fan speed control * Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
I/O Controller iTE I/O Controller Chip
Internal I/O Connectors 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector 1 x U.2 connector 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector 2 x SATA Express connectors 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors 1 x CPU fan header 1 x water cooling CPU fan header 4 x system fan headers 2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers 1 x front panel header 1 x front panel audio header 1 x S/PDIF Out header 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 headers 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header 1 x CPU cooler LED strip/RGB LED strip extension cable header 1 x RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cable header 2 x temperature sensor headers 1 x Clear CMOS jumper 1 x power button 1 x reset button 1 x Clear CMOS button 1 x OC button 2 x BIOS switches
Multi-Graphics Technology Support for NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI and 2-Way NVIDIA SLI technologies Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFirex and 3-Way AMD CrossFire technologies * Actual support may vary by CPU.
Onboard Graphics 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24 Hz * Support for HDMI 1.4 version. Maximum shared memory of 2 GB * Actual support may vary by CPU.
Unique Features Support for APP Center * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications. @BIOS 3D OSD AutoGreen BIOS Setup Cloud Station Color Temperature EasyTune Fast Boot Game Boost ON/OFF Charge RGB Fusion Smart Backup Smart Keyboard Smart TimeLock System Information Viewer USB Blocker USB DAC UP 2 V-Tuner Support for Q-Flash Support for Xpress Install
Expansion Slots 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16) * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot. * Actual support may vary by CPU. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIE X8) * The PCIE X8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIE X8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode. * Actual support may vary by CPU. (The PCIE X16 and PCIE X8 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.) 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4) * The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with all of the PCI Express x1 slots. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x4 mode when all of the PCI Express x1 slots are empty. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots * All of the PCI Express x1 slots share bandwidth with the PCIEX4 slot. The PCIEX4/PCIEX1_2/PCIEX1_3 slot operates at up to x1 mode when the PCIEX1_1 slot is populated; the PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode when the PCIEX1_2/PCIEX1_3 slot is populated. (The PCIEX4 and PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
Chipset AMD X370
Storage Interface 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4*/x2 SSD support) * Actual support may vary by CPU. 1 x U.2 connector * When the U.2 connector is populated, the M.2 connector becomes unavailable. 2 x SATA Express connectors 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10 * Refer to "1-8 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the M.2 and SATA connectors.
BIOS 2 x 128 Mbit flash Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS Support for DualBIOS™ PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Dimensions
Weight 1.6 Kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) 33.5 x 27 x 8 cm
In The Box
In The Box Gigabyte Motherboard GA-AX370 Gaming 5
Warranty
Warranty 3 Years Manufacturer Warranty
Support Number Toll Free Number : +91 022 40633222

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Gigabyte Motherboard GA-AX370 Gaming 5

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