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Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 7 Motherboard Review

We will outline the performance increases that can be obtained from using the Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 7 motherboard to overclock our system. Our overclocked processor frequency was 4.8GHz and memory speed was maintained at 3200MHz.

As a performance comparison, we have included the overclocked results from three other Z170 motherboards. The maximum overclocked configuration achieved with each board was a 4800MHz (48 x 100MHz) processor frequency and 3200MHz CL16 memory speed.

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Using Gigabyte's Z170X-Gaming 7 to overclock the system garners solid performance improvements that are competitive with alternative Z170 motherboards.

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