Gigabyte has this week made available a new water-cooled motherboard in the form of the Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Xtreme Waterforce which is now available to purchase priced at $900. Supporting 8th and 9th generation Gen Core i9/i7/i5/i3 processors, Intel Pentium processors, Intel Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package.
The new weatherboard is not backward compatible with older generation of LGA 1151 CPUs. Hilbert Hagedoorn from the Guru 3D website explain is a little more about the new motherboard from Gigabyte. “The motherboard itself basically is the eATX Z390 Aorus Xtreme from Gigabyte which hovers at a 549 euro price marker. So that mono cooling block you see up there adds a 500 euro price premium. Connectors are provided in G1/4 format. The cooling block cools both the processor and VRM, the Aorus Xtreme has 16 phases for the CPU and chipset. The board has configurable RGB lighting and also contains two RGB headers for other equipment. The CPU is powered by two 8-pin power connectors.”
Features and specifications of the new Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Xtreme Waterforce motherboard include :
– Supports Intel 8th & 9th Gen Core i9/i7/i5/i3, Celeron, and Pentium Processors
– Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
– Intel Optane Memory Ready
– 16 Phase IR Digital VRM Solution with PowIRstage
– Cutting-edge AORUS All-In-One Monoblock for both CPU and PCH area
– Onboard Intel CNVI 802.11 ac 2×2 Wave 2 Wi-Fi with All new AORUS Antenna
– 127 dB SNR AMP-UP Audio with High-End ESS SABRE 9018K2M DAC
– AQUANTIA 10GbE BASE-T LAN and Intel Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed
– Intel Thunderbolt 3 onboard
– Exclusive RGB FAN COMMANDER and OC Touch
– USB TurboCharger for mobile device fast charge support
– RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design
– Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors
– Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
– Front USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Header
– Triple Ultra-Fast M.2 with with Triple Thermal Guards
For more details and full specifications visit the official Gigabyte website by following the link below.
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