Gigabyte Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 Intel 1700 Socket Motherboard, ATX, 4x DDR5 Slots, 4x M.2 Sockets, 2x USB-C Port, Fitted I/O Shield, Wi-Fi 7, 1x DisplayPort / 1x HDMI Port

£342.27

Gigabyte Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 Intel 1700 Socket Motherboard, ATX, 4x DDR5 Slots, 2x M.2 Sockets, 2x USB-C Port, Fitted I/O Shield, 2.5GbE LAN, Wi-Fi 7, 1x DisplayPort / 1x HDMI Port

SKU: MBGIG-B790AEXW7 Category:

Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7

Key Features
Supports Intel Core 14th and 13th processors
Digital twin 16+1+2 phases VRM solution
Dual Channel DDR5: 4 x DIMMs with XMP 3.0 memory module support
PCIe UD Slot X: PCIe 5.0 x16 slot with 10X strength for graphics card
EZ-Latch Click: M.2 heatsinks with screwless design
EZ-Latch Plus: M.2 slots with quick release design
UC BIOS: User-Centred intuitive UX with Quick Access function
Ultra-Fast Storage: 4 x PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 slots
Efficient Overall Thermal: VRM Thermal Armor Advanced & M.2 Thermal Guard L
Fast Networking: 2.5GbE LAN & Wi-Fi 7 with Ultra-high gain antenna
Extended Connectivity: DP, HDMI, Front USB-C 10Gb/s, Rear USB-C 20Gb/s
Precision Audio: ALC1220 & Audiophile Grade Capacitors

Gen Designed for 14th Gen
X marks the 14th generation! Introducing the AORUS Z790 X Gen Motherboards, the most powerful platforms ever built for the Intel Core 14th Gen processors. With the leading performance in DDR5 memory, the upgraded DIY-friendly innovations, and the all-new BIOS redesigned as user-centered, the AORUS Z790 X Gen Motherboards are built to fully unleash the next-gen power.

Xceed in DDR5 performance
GIGABYTE is committed to enabling the unparalleled performance of the Intel Core 14th Gen processors. That is why every Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 motherboard is engineered with industry-leading technologies to achieve the best-in-class DDR5 performance on the market.

BIOS Engineering
Feature-rich BIOS functions that enable easy access to the best-in-class DDR5 performance.

DDR5 XMP Booster
one click to auto boost your DDR5 module by the highest profile

DDR5 Auto Booster
one click to boost native DDR5-5600 to 6000

High Bandwidth
one click to increase DDR5 bandwidth

Low Latency
one click to shorten DDR5 latency

XMP 3.0 User Profile
optimizes memory settings and achieve the best performance for the system

Xtraordinary power delivery
The Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 motherboard is equipped with the all-digital power design to achieve peak performance of the next-gen processor while providing the best stability under heavy workloads.

Xpress your cool
Every Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 motherboard is armored with the most advanced, full metal thermal design. These solid heatsinks are forged to keep your system cool while running fast.

VRM Thermal Armor Advanced
These solid heatsinks are forged to keep your system cool.

M.2 Thermal Guard L
with M.2 Thermal Guard Backplate

M.2 Thermal Guard Ext.
with M.2 Thermal Guard Backplate

Xpeditious building process
Building your own PC is meant to be joyful and effortless. Now we introduce a variety of innovations to make the Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 motherboard the most DIY-friendly ever.

EZ-Latch Designs
Effortless mechanisms that enable easy installations of components.

Xtra layers for excellent players
As the very foundation of the motherboard, the PCB plays a subtle yet critical role in the capabilities. No gamers should overlook the details lie within the PCB layers.

8-Layer PCB
Enables dense integration, signal quality, power integrity, and low EMI for high-performance systems.

2X Copper Enhancement
Enhances system performance with improved heat dissipation, power handling, and seamless overclocking support.

56% Lower Dissipation Factor
Elevate signal integrity in high-frequency circuits with our pioneering technology, setting a new standard for high-speed electronic design.

Xpect everything UD
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable Technology represents our highest standards to provide a platform for gamers that is not only powerful but also durable and reliable. The Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 motherboard is built to last longer and stand stronger.

Xtensively versatile
The Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 motherboard offers a wide range of versatilities from the cutting-edge Wi-Fi 7 support with a redesigned antenna, to an array of USB ports.

Seamless Connectivity
Wi-Fi 7
Ultra-high Gain Antenna
2.5GbE LAN

Unleash Precision in Gaming Audio

True High-Fidelity Music
Experience immersive surround sound audio and enjoy DSD-enabled music with Realtek’s ALC1220 Codec.

Audiophile Grade Capacitors
WIMA and Premium Grade Audio capacitors provide stable current, delivering a studio-quality experience.

Xplore infinite utilities
The Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 motherboard is the embodiment of our relentless pursuit of BIOS optimization. And thanks to our new partnership from the community, we now make the next-gen performance more accessible in even more intuitive ways.

Redesigned UI and UX
an intuitive operation interface with an aesthetically pleasing design

Quick Access
9 customizable option slots for effortless access in Easy Mode

PerfDrive
exclusive BIOS settings that optimize the performance based on the cooling configuration

Specifications

CPU
LGA1700 socket: Support for the 14th, 13th, and 12th Generation Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors*
L3 cache varies with CPU

Chipset
Intel Z790 Express Chipset

Memory
Support for DDR5 8266(O.C) / 8200(O.C) / 8000(O.C) / 7950(O.C) / 7900(O.C) / 7800(O.C) / 7600(O.C.) / 7400(O.C.) / 7200(O.C.) / 7000(O.C.) / 6800(O.C.) / 6600(O.C.) / 6400(O.C.) / 6200(O.C.) / 6000(O.C.) / 5800(O.C.) / 5600(O.C.) / 5400(O.C.) / 5200(O.C.) / 4800 / 4000 MT/s memory modules
4 x DDR5 DIMM sockets supporting up to 192 GB (48 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

Onboard Graphics
Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel HD Graphics support:
1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2160@60 Hz
1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2304@60 Hz

Audio
Realtek ALC1220-VB CODEC
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
7.1-channel audio, access the audio software for audio settings.
Support for S/PDIF Out

LAN
Intel 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/100 Mbps)

Wireless Communication module
MediaTek Wi-Fi 7 MT7927, RZ738 (PCB rev. 1.0)
802.11a, b, g, n, ac, ax, be, supporting 2.4/5/6 GHz carrier frequency bands
BLUETOOTH 5.3
Intel Wi-Fi 7 BE200 (PCB rev. 1.1)
802.11a, b, g, n, ac, ax, be, supporting 2.4/5/6 GHz carrier frequency bands
BLUETOOTH 5.3
Qualcomm Wi-Fi 7 QCNCM865 (PCB rev. 1.2)
802.11a, b, g, n, ac, ax, be, supporting 2.4/5/6 GHz carrier frequency bands
BLUETOOTH 5.3

Expansion Slots
CPU:
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 5.0 and running at x16 (PCIEX16)
be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
Chipset:
2 x PCI Express x16 slots, supporting PCIe 4.0 and running at x4
(PCIEX4_1/PCIEX4_2)

Storage Interface
CPU:
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 22110/2280 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD
Chipset:
2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 22110/2280 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 22110/2280 SATA and PCIe 4.0 x4
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10 support for NVMe SSD storage devices
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10 support for SATA storage devices
connectors.

USB
Chipset:
1 x USB Type-C port on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 support
1 x USB Type-C port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
5 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)

Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
1 x CPU fan header
1 x CPU fan/water cooling pump header
3 x system fan headers
1 x system fan/water cooling pump header
3 x addressable RGB Gen2 LED strip headers
1 x RGB LED strip header
4 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x USB Type-C® header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors
1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0/
GC-TPM2.0 SPI V2 module only)
1 x reset button
1 x Q-Flash Plus button
1 x Clear CMOS button
1 x reset jumper
1 x Clear CMOS jumper

Back Panel Connectors
1 x USB Type-C port, with USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 support
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R) jk
1 x HDMI port
1 x DisplayPort
1 x RJ-45 port
1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
2 x audio jacks

I/O Controller
iTE I/O Controller Chip

H/W Monitoring
Voltage detection
Temperature detection
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control
(pump) you install

BIOS
1 x 256 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

Unique Features
Support for GIGABYTE Control Center (GCC)
of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Q-Flash Plus
Support for Smart Backup

Bundled Software
Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
LAN bandwidth management software

Operating System
Support for Windows 11 64-bit

Form Factor
ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm