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 (Marketing Project Manager)
William George (Marketing Project Manager) Says:
Please note that 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)


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 32 GB
Maximum Amount Supported 256 GB
External Connections
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (USB 3.1) 8
USB 3.2 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 3.2 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) 2
USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C 1
SATA III 6.0Gbps 8
M.2 Connector 3
M.2 Support x2 80mm, x1 80/110mm
TPM (module sold separately) 1
Compatible TPM Gigabyte GC-TPM2.0_S 2.0
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)
Dual GPU Slot Spacing 3-Slot
Integrated IO Shield No
BIOS Features
EZ Flash Yes
OC Profiles Yes
Height 305 mm (12.0 in)
Width 244 mm (9.6 in)
Net Weight 1.294 kg (2.9 lbs)

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