SPEC OVERVIEW
AORUS PERFORMANCE
AORUS AUDIO
AORUS CONNECTIVITY
AORUS STYLE
AORUS COOLING
AORUS ULTRA DURABLE
AORUS EXCELLENCE
SPEC OVERVIEW
AORUS PERFORMANCE
AORUS AUDIO
AORUS CONNECTIVITY
AORUS STYLE
AORUS COOLING
AORUS ULTRA DURABLE
AORUS EXCELLENCE
Design Concept
GIGABYTE AORUS X470 Gaming Motherboards feature a design concept inspired by the wings of an eagle. The sleek design of the I/O armor resembles the shape of the wing while the claw marks and airflow design are inspired by the wing's impressive aerodynamic features. The all new functions of AORUS X470 Motherboards which include their Fins-Array Heatsink, Direct Touch Heatpipe, metal reinforced base plate as well as integrated I/O shield reflect the efficient yet cool nature of the eagle's wings' kinetic motion while flying.
GIGABYTE X470 AORUS Gaming motherboards are based on the AMD X470 Chipset, and support 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors. These selections of boards come with new ID design and covers a wide spectrum of price points and features including Gen3 PCIe lanes, future proof connectivity with USB Type-C™ as well as improved Audio and WIFI capabilities while providing all the performance and novelties of the new chipset. The motherboards represent the 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors' performance on this new AMD X470 platform by means of an updated power design, offering the best experience to the users who care about performance.
AMD introduces the latest Ryzen™ 2000 series processors to provide the computing power for gaming need. GIGABYTE's X470 series motherboards perfectly fit the latest AMD Ryzen™ 2000 series processors' computing performance with more features and more control. Users can enjoy the benefits brought by AMD Ryzen™ 2000 series processors.
AMD StoreMI technology
GIGABYTE X470 motherboards maximize your PC's potential with AMD StoreMI technology. StoreMI accelerates traditional storage devices to reduce boot times and enhance the overall user experience. This easy-to-use utility combines the speed of SSDs with the high capacity of HDDs into a single drive, enhances the read/write speeds of the device to match that of SSDs, bolsters data performance for incredible value, and transforms the everyday PC to a performance driven system.

The benefits of AMD StoreMI:
• Making the PC experience fast, smooth and easy
• Optimizing computer responsiveness from system boot to application launch
• Offering SSD performance with HDD capacity at an affordable cost
• Quickly accessing key files by automatically learning users' computing behaviors

Detail information please refer AMD official website: https://www.amd.com/en/technologies/store-mi
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8+4 Solid Pin CPU Power Connector
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Power / Reset & Clear CMOS buttons
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Intel® 11ac 2x2 WAVE2 WIFI
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Base Plate & I/O Shield Armor
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USB 3.1 Gen2 (Type-C™ + Type-A)
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Intel GbE LAN
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Thermal Armor with Built-in Digital LED
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USB DAC-UP 2 Ports
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UEFI DualBIOS™ with BIOS Socket
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Durable Black Solid Caps
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ESS SABRE DAC
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WIMA Audio Capacitors
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Realtek ALC1220-VB
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High-End Audio Capacitors
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Ultra Durable PCIe Armor
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10+2 IR Digital Power Design
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Fins-Array Heatsink
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Supports AMD Ryzen™ Processor
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Dual Channel DDR4, 4 DIMMs
Ultra Durable Memory Armor
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Solid Pin Main Power Connector
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Swappable Overlay for Accent LED
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USB Type-C™ Front Panel Connector
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Dual M.2 Connector with Dual Thermal Guard
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All New Heatsink Design
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RGB FUSION 2.0
- Addressable LED Header*2
- RGB LED Header*3
AORUS PERFORMANCE
10+2 Digital Power Design
IR Digital PWM Provider for High Performance Power IC solutions
AORUS X470 AORUS GAMING 7 WIFI uses an all IR digital CPU power design which includes both digital PWM Controllers and Power Stage controllers, capable of providing at least 40A of power. These 100% digital controllers and additional 8+4 Solid-pin CPU Power Connectors offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from the new 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors.
10+2 Digital Power Design

• 10 Phases Vcore, 2 Phases SOC (Memory Controller) Digital Power
• 40A for each Vcore Phase, 50A for each SOC phase
• Server level reliability
• High current capacity
• Lower temperature
Advanced Thermal Design
Direct Touch Heatpipe & Fins-Array Heatsink
  1. AORUS X470 motherboards use graphics card style stacked fin design, called Fins-Array Heatsink (>100 fins in total), increase close to 300% of heat dissipation area compared to traditional heatsink.
  2. Direct Touch Heatpipe helps transfer heat from MOS to heatsink and fins.
  3. The VRM temperature is 40% cooler than that of the traditional heatsink design.
Base plate + I/O Shield Armor
Durable design and easy installation
  1. With an integrated base plate, GIGABYTE Motherboards give users a strong foundation to build their Gaming PCs.

  2. With an integrated I/O shield, building an GIGABYTE Ultra Durable PC is even easier.

  3. Integrated Power/Reset/Clear CMOS button on the I/O shield enables users easier debugging and operation.

Dual NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs in RAID

Extreme Performance with PCI-E x4 NVMe PCIe SSDs
With Dual M.2s available on the AORUS X470 motherboards, configuring RAID Arrays has never been simpler.
AORUS M.2 Thermal Guard
GIGABYTE Ultra-Efficient M.2 Thermal Guard
With durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a thermal solution for M.2 drives. The M.2 Thermal Guard prevents throttling and bottlenecks from M.2 devices as it helps to reduce and dissipate heat before it becomes an issue.
Thermal Throttling As Temperature Rises
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Solid Pin Power Connectors
Make Good Connection and Significantly Lower the Wires Capacity
AORUS X470 motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin+4pin power connectors for offering stable power supply while CPU overloading.
Solid Pin Power connector advantages
  1. Larger contact area for electricity
  2. More metal quantity to sustain higher power and generated heat
  3. Ultra durable and longer lifespan
Immersive VR
Gaming Experience

> VR requires more performance than Full HD graphics for a steady 90FPS or greater.
> Only Gaming PCs can provide the best VR experience.

Recommended configuration for VR Gaming PC*
■ Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 1050 / AMD R9 290 or greater, Compatible HDMI 1.4 video output
■ CPU: AMD Ryzen™ 7 series processor
■ Motherboard: GIGABYTE AMD X470 / X370 motherboards
■ Memory: 8GB RAM or greater
■ USB Ports: 3x USB 3.0 ports plus 1x USB 2.0 port or greater
■ OS: Windows 10 64-bit or newer
*Please check VR vendor website for full system requirements.
To create a seamless VR experience AORUS Motherboards offer the best features to make your virtual reality feel like your actual reality. With technologies such as NVMe support via M.2 or U.2 and a one piece metal shielding to brace for heavier discrete graphics cards it's obvious that AORUS has the tools you need to start your journey in VR. To set the mood AORUS Motherboards include RGB Fusion 2.0 to put you in the center of action.

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AORUS AUDIO
ALC1220-VB Immersive Gaming ViBes
All New Realtek High-End HD Audio Codec
ALC1220 120dB SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, preventing issues such as low volume and distortion.
New VB series audio controller stream your voice to the world vibrantly with both front/rear microphone SNR up to 110/114dB.
No More Confusion
During In-Game Voice Chat
Microphone input with higher front dynamic range allows gamers to hear more clearly. No more misunderstandings, no more confusing GO! GO! GO! as NO! NO! NO!
1220-VB + ESS SABRE DAC
ESS SABRE reference DAC
Realtek ALC1220-VB
WIMA , Nichicon fine gold
Precision Audio Stream
ESS SABRE reference DAC (ESS9018Q2C)
Hypertream Dynamic Range (DNR 121dB).
High-Res music (32bit, 384kHz PCM).
Super low THD+N (THD+N -115db).
True High-Fidelity Music (Realtek ALC1220-VB)
Paired with Realtek's latest ALC1220 Codec, playback for surround sound audio and DSD enabled music are easier than ever.
Audiophile Grade Capacitors (WIMA , Nichicon fine gold)

To ensure a studio-quality experience, WIMA and Nichicon Fine Gold capacitors are used to provide power to the overall system.

Precision Audio Stream (TXC OSCILLATOR)

Provides precise time triggers to Digital-Analog Converters. High resistance to corrosion and oxidation.

USB DAC-UP 2 Adjustable Voltage USB Port with Dedicated Power Design

AORUS improves upon USB DAC-UP technologies with USB DAC-UP 2.
USB DAC-UP 2 continues to provide clean, isolated and low-noise power while adding the ability to compensate for voltage drop.
Virtual reality pioneers and gamers alike can rest assured that their expensive accessories and peripherals will not encounter connectivity or power deficiency issues with the AORUS USB DAC-UP 2. With Gaming Gear drawing large amounts of power and having firm specification requirements USB DAC-UP 2 is up for the challenge.

AORUS CONNECTIVITY
Smashes the GbE Barrier!
Intel Next-Gen Wireless solution supports 802.11ac Wave 2 function, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 1.73Gbps. Double the speed than previous generation.
Intel ® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Networking

Intel ® GbE LAN features cFosSpeed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency and maintain low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in crowded LAN environments.



The Industry's Leading LAN Static-Electricity & Surge Protection
GIGABYTE motherboards use ICs with up to 3 times the ESD resistance levels compared to traditional ICs. This helps to better protect the motherboard and its components against potential damage caused by static electricity. GIGABYTE motherboards also feature special anti-surge ICs that protect your motherboard, and your PC from any surge in power delivery that may occur, helping to ensure that your PC is equipped to deal with any potentially irregular and inconsistent power delivery.
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USB Type-C™ Front Panel Connector

Equipped with next generation connectivity AORUS Gaming Motherboards already support the chassis of the future. The onboard USB Type-C™ header for USB 3.1 Gen2 makes access convenient when connecting a USB 3.1 Gen2 drive or charging your new mobile device.

Fast USB 3.1 Gen 2 Solution
The latest USB 3.1 Gen 2 offers staggering 10Gb/s transfer speeds. 2x faster than USB 3.1 Gen 1 along with backwards compatibility with existing USB devices.
Connecting the Future - USB Type-C™
• The World's Next Universal Connector
• Reversible USB Type-C™ with USB 3.1 Gen 2
AORUS STYLE
RGB Fusion 2.0 with Digital LEDs Support

With AORUS Motherboards, RGB Fusion 2.0 is even better with Digital LEDs.* RGB Fusion 2.0 offers users the option to control onboard RGB and external RGBW / Digital LED light strips for their PC. Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion 2.0 on AORUS Motherboards are now upgraded with Digital LED support. With external digital LED strips*, where each LED is digitally addressable, users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations.

AORUS Gaming Motherboards will support either 5v or 12v digital LED lighting strips and up to 300 LED lights. RGB Fusion 2.0 with Digital LEDs comes with 9 new patterns and various speed settings with more to come. * Digital LEDs are available only on select Motherboards, external LED Strips, Digital LED Strips are not included with Motherboard purchase.

Multi-Zone Light Show Design
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion 2.0 application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.
RGB Fusion 2.0 Software
RGB Fusion APP
RGB Fusion 2.0 Ready
With an integrated intuitive user interface, the RGB Fusion 2.0 provides you a better solution for customizing the lighting effects across all supported devices. From motherboards, graphics cards to the peripheral products, you can personalize your gaming rig with your own style and show off your build by sharing the profiles. In addition, the new gaming mode makes the lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.
Sync with one click
Individual control as you wish

GIGABYTE RGB Fusion APP

Don't just make your PC shine, make it a work of art that friends will envy. With the GIGABYTE RGB Fusion mobile app users can watch as they control the lighting within their gaming PC. This gives users ease of access as they try and adjust colors and speeds for different modes, all this can be achieved away from the keyboard and monitor of their PC.

With a dazzling array of products supported, RGB Fusion 2.0 is the software that brings it all together, letting your accessories synchronize to the same beat. Customize all your LEDs how you like — have them match, dazzle and impress. Learn more about RGB Fusion 2.0
Surround Lighting

Multi-light zones are equipped with high brightness RGB LEDs, namely the Memory, Armor, Audio, PCI-Express and Swappable Overlay for Accent LED. When it's all set and done, your system will shine like never before.

Swappable Overlay for Accent LED

AORUS brings even more color and life to your system with an Accent LED Overlay. This overlay complements the RGB Fusion 2.0 technology in AORUS Motherboards adding more flare and style to your gaming machine. With the swappable overlay users can utilize different patterns and designs to make their system their own.

The below photos are for reference only.

Design your very own Accent LED Overlay with a 3D printer. Click here to download dimensions and 3D files for the Accent LED Overlay.

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Supports RGBW & UV Light Strips
Independently Programmable Onboard Pin Header for RGBW/UV LED Strips

Not bright enough? You can install standard 12V external RGB, RGBW or RGB/UV light strips on the RGBW pin header and control its color from the RGB Fusion 2.0 software. Using a RGBW light strip with a dedicated white LED, users will experience brighter and more vibrant shades of colors.

RGBW Pin Header Support True White and RGB/UV LED Strips
RGB/UV Color
RGB/UV light strips can illuminate your PC with a fluorescent glow. With UV reactive cables, paint or liquid your PC can radiate with a luminous glow.
True White Color
RGBW light strips can produce a pure white color instead of mixing R/G/B to produce an inaccurate white.
Richer Color
With dedicated white LEDs, light strips can produce a richer and brighter color on the color scale.
RGB Calibration
Different light strips sometimes have different RGB pin definitions, RGB Fusion 2.0 software can relocate each pin location for the best compatibility.
AORUS COOLING
Smart Fan 5

With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.

Fan Pin Headers
FAN / Water Pump Pin Headers
Internal Temperature Sensors
External Temperature Sensors
Different models have different number of fan pin headers and temperature sensors. Smart Fan 5 function may vary by model.
Temperature Sensors
Hybrid Fan Headers
Temperature Sensor Cable x 2
■ 8 Fan / Water Pump Connectors
■ 7 Temperature Sensors
■ 2 External Temperature Sensors
■ All Fan Pin Headers Upgraded to Hybrid Fan Headers
■ Interoperable Fans and Sensors
■ Supports High Current Fans up to 24W(2AX12V) with Over-Current Protection
■ Intuitive UI for Fan Control

Achieve fan silence. With Fan Stop map any fan to stop completely when temperatures drop below a specified threshold. Which fan stops, based on readings from which sensor, and at what temperature—all of it can be customized to your liking.

Intelligent Fan Control Design

Hybrid Fan Pin Headers

Assume complete control over your liquid cooling setup! Smart Fan 5 receives up-to-the-second information on flow-rate and water-temperature through the Hybrid Fan Pin Headers or external thermistor sensors—giving you absolute mastery over your PC.
• All Hybrid Fan Headers can automatically detect the type of cooling device whether it be fan or pump with different PWM or Voltage mode.

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New Smart Fan 5 Software
Interoperable Sensors and Fans
Each fan can be customized to operate at different speeds according to any defined temperature source input (except the CPU fan).
Fan Curve
Customize fan curves based on specific temperatures with the intuitive graphical UI.

Choose from different modes, Quiet to Full Speed, to match your system usage scenario.
For each fan or pump, you can use the intuitive fan curve to define trigger thresholds and corresponding fan speeds.

AORUS ULTRA DURABLE

GIGABYTE Patented Double Locking Bracket
Ultra Durable™ Memory Armor

AORUS' exclusive one piece stainless steel shielding design prevents against PCB distortion and twist, plate bending, in addition to preventing any possible ESD interference

USB with Precision Digital Fuse

Utilizing a digital fuse, motherboards are able to avert against over-current damage by reacting faster, with greater precision, and avoid unexpected voltage from external devices.

Digital Fuse Design
Activates when the current reaches its trigger point, this design is much more precise than traditional fuses.
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Diagnostic LEDs
Hardware Troubleshooting at a Glance
Onboard LEDs controlled by the system BIOS indicate if a malfunction is occurring, allowing users to quickly diagnose which major component (CPU/DDR/VGA/HDD) is malfunctioning so they may take action promptly.

* Photo for reference only.
GIGABYTE Patented
DualBIOS™ Design

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ motherboards feature GIGABYTE DualBIOS™, an exclusive technology from GIGABYTE that protects arguably one of your PC's most crucial components, the BIOS. GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ means that your motherboard has both a 'Main BIOS' and a 'Backup BIOS', protecting users from BIOS failure due to virus, hardware malfunction, improper OC settings or power failure during the update process.

Long Lifespan Durable Black™ Solid Caps

AORUS motherboards integrate the absolute best quality solid state capacitors that are rated to perform at maximum efficiency for extended periods, even in extreme performance configurations. With ultra-low ESR no matter how high the CPU load, this provides peace of mind for end users who want to push their system hard, yet demand absolute reliability and stability. These exclusive capacitors also come in customized jet black, exclusively on AORUS motherboards.

AORUS EXCELLENCE
GIGABYTE BIOS & Applications
EasyTune™
@BIOS
System Information Viewer
3D OSD
EasyTune™
GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.
@BIOS
The GIGABYTE @BIOS app allows you to update your system’s BIOS from within Windows using a simple and slick graphical user interface. @BIOS can automatically download the latest version from the GIGABYTE servers or you can update your BIOS from a file on your computer. @BIOS also allows you to save your current BIOS to a file, recover your previous BIOS from an image and backup your BIOS to an image.
System Information Viewer
GIGABYTE System Information Viewer is a central location that gives you access to your current system status. Monitor components such as the clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures get too high or record your system's behavior; these are the possibilities of the System Information Viewer.
3D OSD
3D OSD automatically detects and displays your system information during games, allowing you to easily get a hold of your system information without switching between screens.
XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster: Cast Your Game Anytime, Anywhere

Now set up your stage and share the greatest gaming moments with XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster! Fully optimized social media integration is ready for real-time chats—keeping you notified yet focused in the game. It takes just one click to stream your gameplay to Twitch. Host your game like a pro!

*Free 1 year XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster Premium License.

CEC 2019 Ready

Save the power as easy as one click
CEC Requirement : PC power consumption must be under a certain level when it's in off mode, idle mode, stand-by mode. With high power efficiency hardware components and fine tuned BIOS, GIGABYTE motherboards can achieve lower power consumption under idle mode and fully comply with new CEC 2019 (California Energy Commission) power consumption requirement.
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