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Quick OverviewModel - Gigabyte B365 M Aorus Elite
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Intel B365 AORUS motherboard with RGB Fusion 2.0 with Digital LEDs, Intel GbE LAN with cFosSpeed, Dual M.2 slots, Ultra Durable PCIe Armor, Anti-Sulfur Resistor, Smart Fan 5, DualBIOS, CEC 2019 ready
GIGABYTE Motherboards are focused on delivering M.2 technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their system’s potential.
GIGABYTE Motherboards are built with dual M.2 slots. This configuration is designed for flexibility and adaptation to fit most users' and gamers' requests.
Intel GbE LAN features cFosSpeed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency and maintain low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in crowded LAN environments.
GIGABYTE motherboards use ICs with up to 3 times the ESD resistance levels compared to traditional ICs. This helps to better protect the motherboard and its components against potential damage caused by static electricity. GIGABYTE motherboards also feature special anti-surge ICs that protect your motherboard, and your PC from any surge in power delivery that may occur, helping to ensure that your PC is equipped to deal with any potentially irregular and inconsistent power delivery.
With AORUS Motherboards, RGB Fusion 2.0 is even better with Addressable LEDs.* RGB Fusion 2.0 offers users the option to control onboard RGB and external RGB / Addressable LED light strips for their PC. Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion 2.0 on B360 Series AORUS Motherboards are now upgraded with Addressable LED support. With external Addressable LED strips*, where each LED is digitally addressable, users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations.
AORUS Motherboards will support either 5v or 12v Addressable LED lighting strips and up to 300 LED lights. RGB Fusion 2.0 with Addressable LEDs comes with new patterns and various speed settings with more to come.
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion 2.0 application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.
With an integrated intuitive user interface, the RGB Fusion 2.0 provides you a better solution for customizing the lighting effects across all supported devices. From motherboards, graphics cards to the peripheral products, you can personalize your gaming rig with your own style and show off your build by sharing the profiles. In addition, the new gaming mode makes the lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.
> VR requires more performance than Full HD graphics for a steady 90FPS or greater.
> Only Gaming PCs can provide the best VR experience.
Recommended configuration for VR Gaming PC*
■ Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 1060 / AMD RX 480 or greater, Compatible HDMI 1.4 video output.
■ CPU: Intel i5 equivalent or greater
■ Motherboard: GIGABYTE H370 / B365 / B360 series motherboards
■ Memory: 8GB RAM or greater
■ USB Ports: 3x USB 3.0 ports plus 1x USB 2.0 port or greater
■ OS: Windows 10 64-bit or newer
*Please check VR vendor website for full system requirements.
To create a seamless VR experience AORUS Motherboards offer the best features to make your virtual reality feel like your actual reality. With technologies such as NVMe support via M.2 or U.2 and a one piece metal shielding to brace for heavier discrete graphics cards it's obvious that AORUS has the tools you need to start your journey in VR. To set the mood AORUS Motherboards include RGB Fusion 2.0 to put you in the center of action.
* Addressable LEDs are available only on select Motherboards, external LED Strips, Addressable LED Strips are not included with Motherboard purchase.
Multi-graphics configuration offers better graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.
Multiple cuts on heatsinks improves thermal performance by increasing heat dissipation surface and maintain stylish aesthetic.
Improved thickness of the thermal pad to 1.5mm, gives superior heat dissipation of MOSFETs.
With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.
■ 6 Temperature Sensors
■ 4 Fan Pin Headers
■ All Fan Pin Headers Upgraded to Hybrid Fan Headers
■ Interoperable Fans and Sensors
■ Intuitive UI for Fan Control
■ Temperature Sensors
■ Fan Pin Headers
Achieve fan silence. With Fan Stop map any fan to stop completely when temperatures drop below a specified threshold. Which fan stops, based on readings from which sensor, and at what temperature—all of it can be customized to your liking.
Assume complete control over your liquid cooling setup! Smart Fan 5 receives up-to-the-second information on flow-rate through the Hybrid Fan Pin Headers—giving you absolute mastery over your PC.
All Hybrid Fan Headers can automatically detect the type of cooling device whether it be fan or pump with different PWM or Voltage mode.
GIGABYTE motherboards use high-end audio capacitors. These high quality capacitors help deliver high resolution and high fidelity audio to provide the most realistic sound effects for gamers.
GIGABYTE motherboards feature an audio noise guard that essentially separates the board’s sensitive analog audio components from potential noise pollution at the PCB level. LED trace path lighting Illuminates to show the separation of the PCB layers.
Model - Gigabyte B365 M Aorus Elite, CPU Sockets - LGA1151, Chipset - Intel B365 Express, Supported CPU - 9th/8th Generation Intel Core i9 / i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium / Celeron Processors, Generation - 8th/9th, Memory Type - DDR4, Memory MHz - 2666/ 2400/ 2133MHz, Memory Channel - Dual Channel, Memory Slot - 4, Memory Max. - 64GB, Optane Memory Support - Yes, Graphic - Integrated Graphics, Multi-GPU Support - AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire and 2-Way AMD CrossFire, PCI Express Slot - 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16), 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4), 1 x PCI Express x1 slot, Storage Interface - 6Gb/s, M.2 Slot - 1 x M.2 Socket 3 (type 2242/2260/2280/22110 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support (M2Q)), 1 x M.2 Socket 3 (type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support (M2A)), LAN Chipset - Intel GbE LAN, LAN Speed (Mbps) - 10/100/1000Mbps, Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC892, Audio Channel - 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel, WiFi - No, Bluetooth - No, USB Port - 1 x USB3.1 Gen 1 Type-C, 5 x USB3.1 Gen 1, 6 x USB2.0, VGA Port - No, DVI Port - 1, HDMI Port - 1, DisplayPort (DP) - No, IDE Port - No, SATA Port - 6 x SATA, BIOS Type - 2 x 128 Mbit flash, BIOS Model - AMI UEFI BIOS, BIOS Version - PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0, FireWire - No, CrossFire Support - Yes, Sli Support - No, RaidSupport - 0,1,5,10, Thunderbolt - No, TPM Port - Yes, COM Port - No, Form Factor - Micro ATX, Supported Operating System - Windows 10, Special Features - AORUS motherboard with RGB Fusion 2.0 with Digital LEDs, Intel GbE LAN with cFosSpeed, Dual M.2 slots, Ultra Durable PCIe Armor, Anti-Sulfur Resistor, Smart Fan 5, DualBIOS, CEC 2019 ready, Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, New Hybrid Digital PWM Design, M.2 Socket 1 slot for WIFI upgradable, High Quality Audio Capacitors and Audio Noise Guard with LED Trace Path Lighting, Dual Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 X4/X4 & SATA interface, RGB FUSION 2.0 with Digital LED Light Show design, Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP, Anti-Sulfur Resistors Design, Ultra Durable 25KV ESD and 15KV Surge LAN Protection, Intel Optane Memory Ready, Others - 2 x M.2 Socket 3, 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x CPU fan header, 3 x system fan headers, 2 x addressable LED strip headers, 2 x addressable LED strip power select jumpers, 2 x RGB LED strip headers, 1 x front panel header, 1 x front panel audio header, 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header, 1 x serial port header, 1 x Clear CMOS jumper, 6 x audio jacks, Warranty - 3 Year, Country of Origin - Taiwan, Made in/ Assemble - China
Whether you build a new PC or upgrade the existing one, the motherboard is the most vital component to choose when you have already picked the processor of your choice.
It is important to keep a few things in mind while purchasing the mainboard:
You can single out a great CPU from either Intel or AMD, but whatever CPU you choose, make sure your mainboard has the right socket for the selected CPU. The latest mainstream AMD chips use AM4 sockets while current Intel 9th Gen Core CPUs require LGA 1151v2 sockets.
Motherboards typically come in three sizes from largest to smallest: ATX, Micro-ATX, and Mini-ATX motherboards. ATX motherboards offer the highest number of RAM and expansion slots. If you are looking for a budget build, you can use a smaller chassis with the micro or mini boards, but you'll have to settle for fewer PCIe slots, RAM banks, and other connectors.
Most mainstream boards these days have four RAM slots, although Mini-ITX models often have just two, and high-end boards frequently offer eight. The amount of slots, of course, limits the amount of RAM you can install.
It’s essential to check the I/O area on a motherboard to make sure it has the external connection options you need. You may need more USB 3 ports while others may want more audio ports. Among the most common ports, there are USB 3, USB 2, audio, USB type C, USB 3.1 Gen1 and Gen2, HDMI, Display port, PS/2 and Thunderbolt 3 ports. Ports one probably want the most are USB 2 and USB 3 Gen1 ports, as the first one is perfect for keyboard, mouse, and many other devices and the later one work with most peripherals. USB 3.1 Gen2 and USB Type-C ports will come handy in the near future, although most peripherals do not support this standard yet.