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Gigabyte - GA-Z97X-GAMING 7 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard

( 4.7 Average / 17 Ratings )




Part #



Black / Red

Form Factor


CPU Socket



Intel Z97

Memory Slots

4 x 240-pin DIMM

Memory Type

DDR3-1333 / 1600 / 1800 / 1866 / 2000 / 2133 / 2200 / 2400 / 2500 / 2600 / 2666 / 2800 / 2933 / 3000 / 3100 / 3200

Maximum Supported Memory

32 GB

RAID Support


Onboard Video

Depends on CPU

CrossFire Support


SLI Support


SATA 6 Gb/s


SATA Express


Onboard Ethernet

1 x 1000 Mbit/s

Onboard USB 3.0 Header(s)


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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


SwiggityDerpy 9 points 46 months ago

My first thing to say about this is, it looks badass. GB did a very nice job making sure all the ports were visible and accessible, installation of the IO shield was a breeze, and connecting the front panel IO could not have been easier. This is super easy to work with, comes loaded with features, and looks awesome.

The BIOS is also great! It supports Intel XMP and is easy to navigate, but also offers an "expert" mode if you get tired of the BIOS for 5yos.

I've docked a star because on a gaming mobo of this price, I would have expected to see support for 4-way both CF and SLI. Nope! Only supports 2-way SLI and 3-way CF. Oh well, guess upgrade potential's just a tad limited...but in all fairness, >3 SLI or CF configs are downright unreasonable for the scaling you get.

philliyxx 2 points 39 months ago
from completed build Second Gaming Rig

I was impressed when I opened the box and saw this beautiful board. GB did a nice job making sure all the ports were visible and accessible installation was a breeze it was super easy to work with, comes loaded with features, and looks awesome.

The BIOS is easy to understand and navigate, a LOT of options. Already enabled intel's XMP for my RAM without a hitch!

armyofscrap 11 points 37 months ago

this MOBO has all the bells and nobs and leavers you could ever want (too meany). its also a "killer" looking mother board with red lights and heat syncs and is also a great value. so what are you waiting for, BUY IT!

CQC 39 points 37 months ago

Purchased off of /r/hardwareswap. I originally was happy to get this for the price, but have quickly learned the BIOS is not as friendly as Asrock or Asus and the fan controlling is terrible. While the motherboard looks great and the on board sound rocks, I would not recommend this board at anywhere near full price.

seross2003 43 points 27 months ago
from completed build Red Themed Performance PC

Got this motherboard to replace one I accidentally fried. Tasteful red accent lighting for my build, but may be a problem with other color schemes.