OUT OF STOCK
Sold by: Newegg
This item is currently out of stock and it may or may not be restocked.

Are you an E-Blast Insider?

Get Educated

Make informed decisions with expert advice. Learn More

Newegg

Shop without retyping payment details. Secure shopping made faster.

Check out with PayPal.

GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE (rev. 1.0) LGA 1151 Intel Z170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard

OUT OF STOCK.
  • Intel Z170
  • Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium / Celeron (LGA1151)
  • DDR4 3866*(*O.C.)/ 3733*/ 3666*/ 3600*/ 3466*/ 3400*/ 3333*/ 3300*/ 3200*/ 3000*/ 2800*/ 2666*/ 2400*/ 2133
Overview
Specs
Reviews
 

GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE (rev. 1.0) LGA 1151 Intel Z170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard

  • Supports 6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor
  • Dual Channel DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • 22 phases digital power delivery design
  • Exclusive OC Touch with Metal shielding design
  • Exclusive Ultra Durable Metal Shielding over the PCIe Slot
  • Built-in advanced performance tuning IC
  • Intel® USB 3.1 with USB Type-C™ - The World's Next Universal Connector
  • Extreme 4-Way Graphics Support with OC Brace
  • 3 SATA Express Connectors for up to 16Gb/s Data Transfer
  • 3 PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Connectors with up to 32Gb/s Data Transfer
  • 115dB HD audio with build-in rear audio amplifier
  • Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
  • LED Trace Path with Multi-Color Choice
  • Water Cooling Ready Heat sink Design with G1/4 Threaded Fittings
  • GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™ with Q-Flash Plus USB port
 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
PURE SPEED

GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE

GIGABYTE Exclusive GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE Powered Motherboards

The Intel® USB 3.1 controller utilizes 2 PCIe Gen3 lanes, offering a total of up to 16Gb/s, which means you have extra bandwidth to take full control of the 10Gb/s USB 3.1 ports. With twice the bandwidth compared to its previous generation, and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 and 3.0, the much improved USB 3.1 protocol is available over the new reversible USB Type-C™ and the traditional USB Standard-A connector for better compatibility over a wider range of devices.

 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE Connecting the Future - USB Type-C™:

The World's Next Universal Connector
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
Reversible USB Type-C™ with USB 3.1 The USB Type-C™ is a new reversible connector that is loaded with useful features such as USB 3.1 support for 10Gb/s transfer speed. Powered by the Intel® USB 3.1 controller, this little port provides the best USB Type-C™ experience possible.

 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE Extreme 4-Way SLI™/ CrossFire™ Multi-Graphics Support with OC Brace

The GIGABYTE Z170X-SOC Force motherboard features optimized support for NVIDIA SLI™ and AMD CrossFire™ in 4 way configuration setups. This extreme design is optimized for overclockers with the innovative OC Brace to stabilize the graphics cards without the need of a system case, ensuring their proper connectivity to the motherboard.

GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE

 

 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE Triple PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Connectors

With three PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 connectors onboard, GIGABYTE brings to the user PCI-Express connectivity for SSD devices. Delivering up to 32 Gb/s data transfer speed per connector, the triple M.2 provides an ideal storage solution as it also supports RAID modes.

GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
 
Exclusive OC Touch with Metal Shielding Design

GIGABYTE OC Touch includes a range of hardware overclocking buttons directly on the motherboard, making overclocking on the fly extremely fast and easy.

GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
 
  1. Settings Lock
    Automatically remember your last successful boot settings, even after clearing CMOS
  2. Clear Battery Button
    Reset the CMOS Values and BIOS settings to factory defaults simulating the removal of the battery from the motherboard
  3. OC Turbo
    One touch overclocking button automatically loads the most optimized GIGABYTE overclocking configuration for your processor and memory
  4. OC Ignition
    Hitting the OC ignition button gives continuous uninterrupted power to all of the motherboard's connected drives and system fans, but not to the CPU
  5. OC Tag
    Load your customized settings at the touch of a button. Instantly apply your OC profile without having to manually adjust all your settings
  6. OC Touch Buttons
    Manually raise and lower the CPU ratio, change the BCLK settings and even change the BCLK stepping ratio. Make changes at any time and quickly find your CPU's maximum frequency
  1. Reset Button
    Reboots the system
  2. OC PCIe Switch
    Manually turn on and off PCI Express lanes for hassle-free troubleshooting without having to physically remove hardware
  3. Direct to BIOS (DTB)
    Enter the BIOS menu instantly after rebooting without hitting the ‘Del’ button
  4. Clear CMOS
    Clear CMOS settings without losing your pre-configured profiles
  5. OC Trigger Switch
    Jump between low and extremely high frequencies in an instant. Use a low frequency during boot and OS optimization, then engage the Trigger Switch to instantly hit the target frequency
  6. OC DualBIOS™ Switch
    Select which BIOS (main or backup) to use. This allows users to ‘compare’ different versions of BIOS for troubleshooting.
  7. Memory Safe
    Reduces DDR4 module timing to eliminate memory compatibility issues
OC Ignition

OC Ignition maintains power to the motherboard and connected components while the system is shut down. This means that system fans will continue to provide airflow in cold bug situations, while i-RAM drive users will not lose installed data. OC Ignition also allows users to pre-test water cooling setups, and allows case mod demonstrations without having to turn on the PC.

  • Fans continue to provide airflow in cold bug situations
  • Perfect for pre-testing water-cooled system setups
  • Case mod demonstrations without having to turn on the PC
  • Retains i-RAM data
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE OC PCIe Switch

Overclockers can manually turn on or off each installed PCIe lane of the motherboard, allowing users to disable individual graphics cards without physically removing them. This is especially useful when overclocking on LN2 and water cooled systems.

 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE 115dB High Definition Audio Design

The Realtek ALC1150 is a high-performance multi-channel high definition audio codec that delivers an exceptional audio listening experience with up to 115dB SNR, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC.
High Quality audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for professional gamers.

GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE Ambient LED

LED lighting for the audio guard path provides a cool, custom look to your rig. Not only does the Audio Noise Guard protect the board's sensitive analog audio components, but its LEDs can also be programed to beat at the rhythm of the music you are listening to, or pulse at a soothing pace to create a great atmosphere to enhance the environment of your game, movie or music.

 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE OC PEG

OC PEG adds auxiliary power to the PCIe slots of your motherboard, improving system stability in extreme configurations. This is especially useful in power-hungry 4-way graphics configurations.
OC Connect

OC Connect positions two USB connectors on the near side of the motherboard facing the overclocker. This makes it easier to save data, flash the BIOS or install software in open bench testing platforms whether for extreme overclocking or simply pretesting the PC before final component installation inside a case scenarios where accessing the rear panel I/O can be an inconvenience.

GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE Turbo B-Clock

Built-in Advanced Performance Tuning IC
Thanks to the onboard TURBO B-Clock Tuning IC, GIGABYTE Motherboards enable Overclockers to have the ability to change their BCLK Frequency to a desired value of their choice. With the new linear range adjustment option of the Tuning IC, ranges from 90MHz to 500MHz are now possible, so that overclockers are not limited to the 5% ranges of traditional straps.

 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE GIGABYTE HW OC APP

With the HW OC APP, users now have the opportunity to overclock their system from a mobile device at the BIOS level without the need to leave their ongoing session. Using Android or Apple mobile devices, the HW OC APP can help you change the CPU frequency as well as an array of voltages to your desire in order to achieve the best performance on the go.

 
How HW OC APP Works:

  • Download the HW OC APP to your mobile device and plug it to your system via the dedicated USB port.
  • Turn on USB Tethering on your mobile device and press the OC APP Switch Button on the back panel of the Z170X-SOC Force.
  • Change the available values to overclock your system!
 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe Metal Shielding

The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.
Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed

The Intel® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed features advanced technology to help deliver better network responsiveness in crowded LAN environments and allows optimization and improved network performance for specific applications, making it a popular choice amongst gamers.
 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE Q-Flash Plus

GIGABYTE Q-Flash Plus allows users to update to the latest BIOS using a thumb drive without the CPU or Memory needing to be installed.

Updating your BIOS on your GIGABYTE motherboard can be done in a flash – even without memory or CPU onboard. Utilizing the EC Controller, the BIOS on your GIGABYTE Motherboard can now be updated through Q-Flash Plus even if your system is unable to boot. An LED next to the EC controller will notify you once the procedure is complete and you are ready to boot your system normally.
 
22 Phases Digital Power Delivery Design

For its 100 series motherboards, GIGABYTE features a 22 phase power delivery design equipped with 4th gen. IR® digital power controllers and 3rd gen. PowIRstage® ICs featuring Isense technology, which provides more precise current sensing accuracy. This helps evenly distribute the thermal loading between the PowerIRstage® ICs, preventing the overheating of each individual PowerIRstage®, resulting in longer lifespan and better reliability.
 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE
Water Block Thermal Design with G1/4 Threaded Fittings

Threaded Fittings at each end of the heatsink provide easy integration with any water cooled system. These technologies help combat high temperatures by effectively removing heat from critical areas of the motherboard such as the CPU VRM zone, allowing it to remain cool, even when the battle heats up.
 
GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE

Warranty & Returns

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
  • Read full details

Return Policies

  • Return for refund within: 30 days
  • Return for replacement within: 30 days
  • This item is covered by Newegg.com's Standard Return Policy
LOADING...
LOADING...