Main Specifications

The main specifications for the Gigabyte H170N-WIFI include:

  • Socket: LGA1151
  • Chipset: Intel H170
  • Super I/O: ITE IT8628E
  • Parallel ATA: none
  • Serial ATA: four SATA-600 ports controlled by the chipset (RAID 0, 1, 10, and 5) supporting two SATA Express connectors
  • External SATA: none
  • USB 2.0: two USB 2.0 ports, available through one header on the motherboard
  • USB 3.0: seven USB 3.0 ports, five on the motherboard rear panel (one Type C) and two available through one header, controlled by the chipset
  • USB 3.1: none
  • FireWire (IEEE 1394): none
  • Thunderbolt: none
  • On-board video: controlled by the CPU; one DVI-I and two HDMI connectors
  • On-board audio: produced by the chipset together with a Realtek ALC1150 codec (7.1+2 channels, 24-bit resolution, 192 kHz sampling rate, 115 dB SNR for the outputs, and 104 dB SNR for the inputs), on-board optical SPDIF output
  • On-board LAN: two Gigabit Ethernet ports, one controlled by an Intel I219V chip, and one controlled by an Intel I211AT chip
  • Buzzer: no
  • Infrared interface: no
  • Power supply required: ATX12V
  • Slots: one PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot, one M.2 slot compatible with PCI Express 3.0 x4 and SATA-600, and one M.2 slot with a Wi-Fi card installed
  • Memory: two DDR4-DIMM sockets (up to DDR3-2133, 32 GiB maximum)
  • Fan connectors: one four-pin connector for the CPU cooler and one four-pin connector for auxiliary fans
  • Extra features: two BIOS chips, Intel 8260 Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.2 card
  • Number of CDs/DVDs provided: one
  • Programs included: motherboard utilities and drivers
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  • Average Price in the U.S.*: USD 120.00

* Researched at on the day we published this First Look article.

Rafael Otto Coelho is a physicist with a master's degree in Education, and is a college professor in Brazil.