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  • World's First Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Certified C236 Chipset Motherboard
  • Supports the Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v5/E3-1200 v6 processor and 7th/6th Gen. Intel® Core™/Pentium®/ Celeron® Processor
  • Dual Channel ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Intel® USB 3.1 with USB Type-C™ - The World's Next Universal Connector
  • 3-Way Graphics Support with Exclusive Ultra Durable Metal Shielding over the PCIe Slots
  • Dual PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Connectors with up to 32Gb/s Data Transfer (PCIe NVMe & SATA SSD support)
  • 3 SATA Express Connectors for up to 16Gb/s Data Transfer
  • HDMI 2.0 for 4K@60Hz and 21:9 aspect ratio provide the finest viewing experience
  • Creative SoundCore™ 3D Gaming Audio
  • Integrated HDMI 2.0 support
  • Killer™ E2400 and Intel®Gaming Networks
  • LED Trace Path with Multi-Color Choice
  • GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™ Technology
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    Built for Professionals
    GIGABYTE Professional Motherboards
    GIGABYTE Professional Motherboards, part of GIGABYTE’s award-winning Ultra Durable lineup, embrace a range of exclusive technologies that guarantee our customers the absolute best protection for their PC, such as built-in features that prevent common malfunctions users encounter on a day-to-day basis.

    GIGABYTE’s factory and testing facility at Nanping, Taiwan uses the latest in quality control measures to ensure that our products meet the highest standards for stability and reliability.

    To ensure GIGABYTE Ultra Durable Motherboards are able to work with various computer components out in the market, GIGABYTE also runs a barrage of tests on each GIGABYTE Ultra Durable Motherboard model with a variety of different components on a base system during the R&D stage to provide customers the highest stability and the best compatibility while maintaining high performance under long term usage.

    Professionals need systems that are stable and reliable as system failures means money lost. GIGABYTE’s industry leading standards of quality control and testing means that you can rest assured that GIGABYTE’s Professional Motherboards will not fail when you need them the most.
    Built for Professionals
  • Define Your Professional Platform
    Define Your Professional Platform
  • GIGABYTE Ultra Durable ™ Motherboards

    GIGABYTE C236 Series motherboards support the Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v5 processor and 6th Gen. Intel® Core™/Pentium®/Celeron® processors, bringing cutting edge features and ultimate performance to your next PC build.
  • World's First Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Certified C236 based Motherboard
    Thunderbolt™ 3 – The fastest 40Gb/s single-wire connection


    Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Certified Motherboard
    Powered by Intel's own Thunderbolt controller the new Thunderbolt™ 3 protocol, which is available over a USB Type-C™ connectors on the back I/O of the GIGABYTE X170-EXTREME ECC, brings an unprecedented single-wire bandwidth of up to 40 Gb/s -- twice more than the previous generation of Thunderbolt! This incredible increase in bandwidth is also accompanied with support for different protocols such as DisplayPort 1.2 and USB 3.1, which is backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, opening up a world of new possibilities.


    Daisy-chain Multiple Devices
    Support for DisplayPort 1.2 makes Thunderbolt™ 3 a must have for any enthusiast. The X170-EXTREME ECC is able to support a display in 4K resolution at 60 FPS. In addition, Thunderbolt™ 3 over USB Type-C™ has revolutionary industry-first features such as Power Delivery 2.0, and the ability to daisy-chain up to 6 devices thanks to the X170-EXTREME ECC’s USB Type-C™ port.
    Compatibility may vary according to system configuration and device specifications.
  • The Intel® USB 3.1 controller utilizes 4 PCIe Gen3 lanes, offering up to 32 Gb/s total bandwidth, for uncompromised transfer speeds of up to 10 Gb/s per USB 3.1. With twice the bandwidth compared to its previous generation, and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 and 3.0, the much improved USB 3.1 protocol is available over the new reversible USB Type-C™ and the traditional USB Standard-A connector for better compatibility over a wider range of devices.
    Intel USB 3.1
  • Connecting the Future - USB Type-C™:
    The World's Next Universal Connector
    Reversible USB Type-C™ with USB 3.1

    The USB Type-C™ is a new reversible connector that is loaded with useful features such as USB 3.1 support for 10 Gb/s transfer speed and DisplayPort 1.2 support to connect 4K monitors. Powered by the Intel® controller, this little port is the better USB Type-C™.

    * Display feature may vary by model.


    USB Type-C
  • ECC Memory (Error-correcting code)
    Utilizing specialized memory chips on the RAM modules, it can eliminate small data discrepancies and prevent data corruption to ensure reliability for critical applications while helping to reduce system crashes.

    * ECC (Error Correcting Code Memory)
    ** ECC support varies by CPU.


    ECC
  • Creative® Sound Core3D™ Quad-Core Audio Processor
    Combining world's first Quad-Core Creative Sound Core3D Audio Processor Plus Advanced Creative SBX PROSTUDIO Audio Suite.
    + Harnessing the power of a Dedicated Audio Processor to offload workload from CPU
    + Total solution from Creative (Hardware +Software)
    + Richer overall audio experience



    Core3D™


  • Creative SBX Pro Studio™ Audio Suite
    SBX Pro Studio™ suite of audio playback technologies deliver a new level of audio immersion. Realistic surround sound, the ability to clearly hear specific sounds in a gaming environment are just a few elements of SBX Pro Studio that enhances the overall experience, be it movies, games or music.
    Creative SBX Pro Studio™ Audio Suite
  • High End Audio Capacitors
    GIGABYTE motherboards use high end, Japanese branded Nichicon audio capacitors. These professional audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for professional users.

    High End Audio Capacitors


  • USB DAC-UP


    The above photos are for reference only.

    Clean, low-noise power for your Digital-to-Analog Audio converter

    GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP provides clean, noise-free power delivery to your Digital-to-Analog Converter. DACs can be sensitive to fluctuations in power from the other USB ports, which is why GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP takes advantage of an isolated power source that minimizes potential fluctuations and ensures the best audio experience possible.


    USB DAC-UP
  • HDMI 2.0 for 4K/60P/21:9/HDCP 2.2 Support
    HDMI 2.0, which is backwards compatible with HDMI 1.4, offers 18 Gb/s of bandwidth – nearly twice that of the previous generation. This unlocks the potential for users to transfer multiple video streams, as well as a native cinematic 21:9 ratio (which most movies are shot in), offering the best visual experience for viewers.
    Requires the latest Intel® Graphic Driver from GIGABYTE website.
    HDMI 2.0
  • Killer™ E2400 Gaming Network / Intel Gigabit LAN
    Killer™ E2400 is a high-performance, adaptive gigabit Ethernet controller that offers better online gaming and media performance compared to standard solutions.
    Intel® Gigabit LAN networking, a popular choice with gamers, delivers several performance-enhancing features such as advanced interrupt handling to help reduce CPU overhead and Jumbo Frame support for extra large data packets.

    Killer™ E2400
  • 2-Way SLI™/3-Way CrossFire™ Multi-Graphics
    Multi-graphics configuration offers better graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.



    2-Way SLI™/3-Way CrossFire™ Multi-Graphics


  • Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe Metal Shielding
    The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.




    * The above photos are for reference only.
    Ultra Durable™ PCIe Metal Shielding

  • PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2
    With PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 connectors onboard, GIGABYTE brings to the user PCI-Express connectivity for SSD devices. Delivering up to 32 Gb/s data transfer speed per connector, the dual M.2 provides an ideal storage solution as it also supports RAID modes.

    * The above photos are for reference only.
  • Next Generation SATA Express
    SATA Express combines the benefits of PCI Express and SATA to provide much higher bandwidth, featuring data transfer rates of up to 16Gb/s.

    The above photos are for reference only.
    Next Generation SATA Express
  • Turbo B-Clock:
    Built-in Advanced Performance Tuning IC

    Thanks to the onboard TURBO B-Clock Tuning IC, GIGABYTE Motherboards enable Overclockers to have the ability to change their BCLK Frequency to a desired value of their choice. With the new linear range adjustment option of the Tuning IC, ranges from 90MHz to 500MHz are now possible, so that overclockers are not limited to the 5% ranges of traditional straps.

    * Turbo B-Clock overclocking range may vary according to CPU capabilities.
    Turbo B-Clock
  • Long Lifespan Durable Black™ Solid Caps
    GIGABYTE 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 GIGABYTE motherboards.


    Durable Black™ Solid Caps
  • LED Trace Path with Multi-Color Choices
    Personalize your next PC rig to your liking by selecting the color of your choice to illuminate the LED trace path lighting. A total of 7 colors are available to make your system appearance unique!

  • Gold Plated CPU Socket Design
    GIGABYTE motherboards come equipped with a gold plated CPU socket, which means that enthusiasts can enjoy absolute reliability and longevity for the CPU socket overtime, without having any concerns about corroded pins or bad contacts.
  • GIGABYTE Patented DualBIOS™ (UEFI) 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', making users protected from BIOS failure due to virus attack, hardware malfunction, improper OC settings or power failure during the update process.

  • 4K Ultra HD Support
    4K resolution is the next technological milestone in high-definition content delivery, utilizing approximately 4,000 pixels on the horizontal axis, more than four times today's standard HD pixel density. GIGABYTE motherboards provide native 4K support with integrated Intel® HD Graphics via HDMI.
    4K Ultra HD Support
  • HDMI - The Next Generation Multimedia Interface
    HDMI™ is a High-Definition Multimedia Interface which provides up to 5Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and 8-channel high quality audio all through a single cable. Able to transmit superior, uncompressed digital video and audio, HDMI™ ensures the crispest rendering of digital content up to 1080p without the quality losses associated with analog interfaces and their digital-to-analog conversion. In addition, HDMI™ is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), allowing the playback of Blu-ray/HD DVD and other protected media content.
    HDMI
  • * The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
    * Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
    * All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.
    * Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.