GIGABYTE X299 AORUS GAMING 7

There’s a strange divergence in the X299 motherboard segment at the moment where certain motherboards are oriented towards consumers looking to use cheaper Kaby Lake-X CPUs and other motherboards towards Intel’s premium Skylake-X. Gigabyte’s X299 Aorus Gaming 7 is clearly designed and fit for the Skylake-X audience.

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GIGABYTE X299 AORUS Gaming 7

Looking at the board more closely, we can see that Aorus adds in the usual bevy of board-mounted buttons – Power, Reset, Auto OC and Economy – down at the bottom and moves the handy Clear CMOS to the edge, just below the large, RGB-laden heatsink that dominates the middle of the board.

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GIGABYTE X299 AORUS Gaming 7

The Gaming 7 also combines the Killer network for the Wireless with the built in Intel Gigabit LAN for those who prefer a hard-wired connection. Additionally if you are fortunate enough to have a fast storage device you’ll enjoy the U.2 and M.2 storage support as well as Thunderbolt 3. Lastly the Aorus Gaming 7 comes with masses of lighting options, but they are something best shown rather than described, so let’s take a closer look.

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GIGABYTE X299 AORUS GAMING 7

GIGABYTE’s X299 AORUS Gaming 7 is GIGABYTE’s second most expensive X299 motherboard on the market, but it’s also $100 cheaper than their top of the line X299 AORUS Gaming 9. I reviewed the X299 AORUS Gaming 9 a few weeks ago, and I was impressed by the motherboard, just not quite with its price tag.

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GIGABYTE X299 AORUS GAMING 7

Had the X299 Aorus Gaming 7 included a Thunderbolt 3 controller, it would have easily won a higher award. Were we more concerned with energy efficiency, the X299 Aorus Gaming 7 wouldn’t have won any award. The X299 Aorus Gaming 7’s upscale components are probably worth the extra money for many buyers.

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