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Gigabyte - GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard

( 4.4 Average / 21 Ratings )




Part #

GA-Z97X-Gaming 5


Black / Red

Form Factor


CPU Socket



Intel Z97

Memory Slots

4 x 240-pin DIMM

Memory Type

DDR3-1066 / 1333 / 1600 / 1800 / 1866 / 2000 / 2133 / 2200 / 2400 / 2500 / 2600 / 2666 / 2800 / 2933 / 3000 / 3100 / 3200

Maximum Supported Memory


RAID Support


Onboard Video

Depends on CPU

CrossFire Support


SLI Support


SATA 6 Gb/s


SATA Express


Onboard Ethernet

1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps

Onboard USB 3.0 Header(s)


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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


bad_eyes 4 points 40 months ago
from completed build The Bloody Red Titan Maker

I got tired of ASUS motherboards, 3 horrible times I tried them 3 times I have had huge issues.. back to good ol Gigabyte, I woudl recommend this board or the gaming 3 even

Kmak 13 points 38 months ago
from completed build Team Canada, Going for Gold

Good board stable and a lot of value for the price. Software makes it better for beginners who want to dabble in overclocking but not have to do much thinking. slightly smaller than regular ATX size.

rhinnawi 14 points 37 months ago
from completed build The Event Horizon

I have used this for my first build, and considering my lack of experience building computers, I'd say I was pretty rough with it. Despite all that, the motherboard continues to hold the components together and run flawlessly. The BIOS layout is quite intuitive as well.

ZDowg 5 points 36 months ago
from completed build Gaming Machine

Awesome motherboard, I must agree that it is very sturdy and durable. There is LED displays that are a savior when trying to troubleshoot problems. I have owned it for a year and have had no issues.

KitsuneDaimyo 4 points 35 months ago
from completed build i7s-gtx980-modest

I prefer my BIOS interface to be minimalistic in design but powerful in options, so the GUI-based version on this feels a bit superfluous. However, it does have some lovely features such as realtime data on the fans and cooling, internal documentation on features, and does also offer a "just-give-me-mah-settings" mode, so I really can't complain. It did set my RAM to conservative (underclocked) speeds by default, but this was trivial to adjust. Had the right mix of features for the price.

Photon 13 points 35 months ago
from completed build The Particle Accelerator

Great motherboard, except I had a hard time getting this board to be fixed in the case, as it is smaller than a normal ATX size, but bigger than a micro ATX size.

Xistance 5 points 28 months ago
from completed build Mid-Range PC

Great board includes great features and BIOS. Only downside is two of my 4 ram slots came dead so I cannot do quad channel.

relco 27 points 25 months ago
from completed build Carbon Fiber Define S Build

Honestly, bought this puppy solely for SLI compatability as well as M.2 support. Haven't had any issues with it, great overclocker, and sexy as can be.

Unoepsada 14 points 23 months ago
from completed build VR dominator/1440p Monster

when i first got this i had a ton of probs. 2 ram slots didn't work, pcie x16 didnt work. but after i got it up and running then updated everything, it seemed to fix itself.