The GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 is a full-sized ATX motherboard manufactured by Gigabyte, released in 2015. Like the GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5, it supports Intel’s 6th and 7th generation Core processors (Skylake and Kaby Lake) and features the Z170 chipset, which provides support for features like overclocking, Intel Rapid Storage Technology, and USB 3.1.
The motherboard has four DDR4 DIMM slots, supporting up to 64GB of RAM, and has three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots for graphics cards, as well as three PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots for other expansion cards. It also has six SATA 3.0 ports and two M.2 connectors for high-speed storage devices.
Other features of the GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 include integrated audio with a Realtek ALC1150 codec and support for 2-way graphics card configurations with AMD CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI technologies. It also has Intel Gigabit Ethernet, a UEFI DualBIOS, and support for USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3.
Overall, the GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 is a high-performance motherboard designed for gaming and other demanding applications, with support for multiple graphics cards and fast storage technologies.