Gigabyte has announced its new AORUS Z790 X Gen motherboards, which are compatible with Intel’s upcoming 14th Gen processors. The motherboards are based on the LGA 1700 socket, which is also used by Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake processors. This means that the Z790 motherboards are backwards compatible with 13th Gen processors, but they will also be able to take advantage of the new features and capabilities of the 14th Gen processors.
The AORUS Z790 X Gen motherboards offer a variety of features, including support for overclocking RAM, Wi-Fi 7, and more. They also have a number of new design features, such as the PCIe UD Slot X, which is designed to provide better support for graphics cards.
The Z790 motherboards are expected to be released in the coming months, ahead of the launch of the 14th Gen processors.
Here are some of the key features of the Gigabyte AORUS Z790 X Gen motherboards:
- Support for Intel LGA 1700 socket
- Support for DDR5 memory up to 8200 MT/s
- Support for Wi-Fi 7
- 20+1+1 phase digital VRM
- PCIe 5.0 support
- 10Gbps USB 3.2 Gen 2×2
- AORUS Gen4 M.2 slot
- PCIe UD Slot X
- Ultra Durable™ Technology
The Z790 motherboards are a good choice for users who are looking to build a high-performance system with Intel’s 14th Gen processors. They offer a variety of features and capabilities that will ensure that your system is future-proofed for years to come.