GIGABYTE TRX40 AORUS XTREME

Gigabyte optimized its TRX40 Aorus Xtreme for four graphics cards at double-slot spacing, differing from the Asus board which has a single space between the second and third slots. While that might seem like a win for Gigabyte, moving the first slot to the case’s top position meant sliding up the DIMMs as well, which in turn limits the amount of space available for voltage regulator cooling. 

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GIGABYTE TRX40 AORUS XTREME

That said, the Xtreme’s heatsink arrangement isn’t as robust as Asus’. The pair around the CPU socket connect to one another via an 8mmn heatpipe, but there’s no further linking down to the chipset. On closer inspection, however, there’s a small fan inside the bottom edge of the I/O-side heatsink, helping keep things cool(er). It will be interesting to see how VRM temps compare amongst these premier TRX40 boards.

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GIGABYTE TRX40 AORUS XTREME

This board supports server-class X550-AT2 (Intel) chip for Dual 10 Gbe LAN. The board also has been fitted with WIFI 6 (802.11ax) for gigabit wireless performance and offers 5.5x higher throughput compared to the 802.11ac 1×1 standard. The board comes with four dual wide PCI Express 4.0 slots, 10 SATA ports, 4 M.2 drive sockets and wherever you place a focus you’ll end up in a multitude of something. 

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