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Gigabyte X299 AORUS 7 (rev. 1.0)

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The Gigabyte X299 AORUS 7 is an ATX size, enthusiast-grade motherboard utilizing the X299 chipset from Intel. That chipset is built to support Intel's Core-X series i7 and i9 processors, along with eight DDR4 memory slots.

A wide range of connectivity is provided as well: eight standard USB 3.1 ports, a ninth USB 3.1 Type C port, dual Gb Ethernet, WiFi, audio, and even a legacy PS/2 port. Internally it has eight SATA ports, three M.2 connectors, and a wide mix of PCI-Express 3.0 slots.
William George (Puget Labs)
William George (Puget Labs) Says:
Both normal DIMMs and RDIMMS are supported by the AORUS 7, though ECC functionality is not officially supported. Also, the PCI-Express slot speeds depend on the processor installed. Lower-end chips have fewer PCI-E lanes, so if you plan on getting a lot of expansion cards you may want to check with our consultants to make sure you get a CPU that will support everything you need.
Model: Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 7 (rev. 1.0)

Specifications:
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Socket  2066
CPU Compatibility  SkyLake-X
Form Factor  ATX
Chipset Manufacturer  Intel
Chipset  X299
Network Connectivity  Dual Gigabit Networking + 802.11 A/B/G/N/AC
Network Controller  Intel, Killer
Audio Controller  Onboard Realtek ALC 1220
Cooling System  Heatsink
Color  Black
Memory Support
Type  DDR4
Maximum Speed  2666 MHz
Number of Slots  8
Maximum Size per Slot  64 GB
Maximum Amount Supported  512 GB
External Connections
USB 3.1  8
USB 3.1 Type C  1
PS/2 Keyboard  Yes
PS/2 Mouse  Yes
Audio Out  Surround Sound (7.1)
Audio In  Line-In/Microphone
S/PDIF  Optical
LAN (RJ45)  2
Wireless Antenna Port  Yes
Internal Connections
USB 2.0  2 (providing 4 ports)
USB 3.0  3 (providing 6 ports)
USB 3.1 Type C  1
SATA III 6.0Gbps  8
M.2 Connector  3
M.2 Support  M Key x4
TPM  1
TPM Version  12-1
Expansion Slots
Slot 1  PCI Express 3.0 x16
Slot 2  Slot not available on this board
Slot 3  PCI Express 3.0 x4 in a x16 size
Slot 4  PCI Express 3.0 x16
Slot 5  PCI Express 3.0 x4 in a x16 size
Slot 6  PCI Express 3.0 x8 in a x16 size
Additional Information
SLI Compatible  Yes
Crossfire Compatible  Yes
RAID Support  0/1/5/10
Bluetooth  Yes (4.1)
BIOS Features
UEFI BIOS  Yes
EZ Flash  Yes
OC Profiles  Yes
Dimensions
Height  305 mm (12.0 in)
Width  244 mm (9.6 in)

Top M.2 (M2P) slot:
SATA M.2 disables SATA port 0

Middle M.2 (M2M) slot (preferred):
Only supports NVMe, disables PCIEX4_1 slot.

Bottom M.2 (M2Q):
NVMe or SATA disables SATA ports 4-7




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