GIGABYTE Motherboards with Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Support Expands!
GIGABYTE is pleased to announce that its support for Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 has expanded with the certification by Intel® of the GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-Gaming G1, GA-Z170X-Gaming GT, and GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 motherboards.Users that wish to upgrade their motherboard can download an updated version of the firmware from GIGABYTE’s website. Once the user installs the updated firmware, Thunderbolt™ 3 support will be enabled on the motherboard.
GIGABYTE Unveils the Z170X-UD5 TH World’s First Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Certified
Powered by Intel’s own Thunderbolt controller the new Thunderbolt™ 3 protocol, which is available over two USB Type-C™ connectors on the back I/O of the GIGABYTE Z170X-UD5 TH, 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. ...more
Unleashing the Power of the New Unlocked 6th Gen. Intel® Core™ Processors
GIGABYTE is proud to announce today its new 100 series motherboards based on the Intel® Z170 chipset with support for Intel’s new 6th Gen. Core™ processor. This updated platform marks a new era for the desktop PC with the continued support of DDR4, introduction of USB 3.1 over the new Type-C™ connector, as well as an array of onboard features and technologies that lets the user unleash the full power of their PC. ...more
GIGABYTE 100 Series Motherboards World’s First Adopter of New Intel® USB 3.1 Premium I/O Controller
The new Intel® 6th Gen. Core™ processor ready motherboards from GIGABYTE sports Intel® USB 3.1 premium I/O controller to offer more protocol compatibility than any other I/O controller, such as USB 3.1, and in the future, DisplayPort 1.2 connectivity and Thunderbolt™ 3. All of this is achieved over the new popular reversible Type-C™ connector, making connectivity widely compatible....more