The Gigabyte Aorus GA-Z270X-Gaming K5 is compatible with Intel processors with the LGA 1151 socket.
It has 386 GB DDR4 maximum RAM and conforms to the ATX form factor standard.
|CPU Socket||LGA 1151||Crossfire Support||1 graphics cards|
|CPU Compatible Make||Intel||Onboard GPU||yes|
|CPU Chipset||Z270||PCI Slots||-|
|Form Factor||ATX||SATA 1.0||0|
|Max RAM||386 GB DDR4||SATA 2.0||0|
|RAM Slots||4 x DDR4||SATA 3.0||0|
|Memory Channels||2||RAID Support||yes|
|Compatible RAM Speeds||Internal I/O|
|Graphics Card Interface||Not sure||Back Panel I/O|
|SLI Support||2 graphics cards|
The Gigabyte Aorus GA-Z270X-Gaming K5 uses the Intel LGA 1151 CPU socket. Any compatible Intel CPU will have the same socket entry. It uses the DDR4 memory type, with maximum speeds of up to 3200 MHz, and 0 DDR4 slots allowing for a maximum total of 386 GB RAM.
Conforming to the ATX standard, the Gigabyte Aorus GA-Z270X-Gaming K5 should fit into the majority of cases. ATX is the most common form factor, and as such has a high degree of compatibility with other components while providing a decent number of slots to widen your expansion options.
The Gigabyte Aorus GA-Z270X-Gaming K5 supports onboard graphics. This allows for integrated graphics when paired with a compatible CPU that supports them. Integrated graphics are a cheap alternative to using a graphics card, but should be avoided when frequently using modern applications or games that require intense graphical processing. There are 0 PCIe x16 slots on this motherboard. The Gigabyte Aorus GA-Z270X-Gaming K5 supports up to 2 Nvidia SLI connected graphics cards for improved overall graphical performance at the cost of multiplied graphics-based power consumption as well as the price of the cards themselves.