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Gigabyte TRX40 DESIGNARE AMD Motherboard

CCL Code: MBD2721
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Manufacturer Code: TRX40 DESIGNARE
| Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Key Features:

  • Socket sTRX4
  • AMD TRX40 Chipset
  • 8 x SATA & 8 x USB Ports
  • DDR4 (max 256GB, 8 slots)
  • XL-ATX Form Factor

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Overview

TRX40 DESIGNARE motherboard uses latest new generation Infineon multiphase PWM controller, and a total 16+3 phase for vCore and SOC, all with Infineon TDA21472 Power Stage MOSFET which is capable of providing at least 70A of power from each phase, for a total of amazing 1330A. Power design is no longer a bottleneck for this motherboard.

2x Copper PCB

GIGABYTE's exclusive 2X Copper PCBs design provides sufficient power trace paths between components to handle greater than normal power loads and to remove heat from the critical CPU power delivery area. This is essential to ensure the motherboard is able to handle the increased power loading that is necessary when overclocking.  

Support for DDR4 to 4400MHz and Beyond

GIGABYTE is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility to 4400MHz and beyond. 

Bundled 40Gb/s GC-Titan Ridge Add-In Card

The fastest 40Gb/s single-wire connection With bundled GC- Titan Ridge AIC, It delivers speeds of up to 40Gb/s transfer speed that's 2 times faster than previous generation. It provides the fastest connection to any dock, display and device. A single port can daisy-chain up to 3 Thunderbolt devices without an additional hub or switch. In addition, it supports quick charging with the latest technology PD3.0. 

AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor

  • 4 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 M.2 Slots
  • Full PCI Express 4.0 ready Design
  • Advanced Thermal Solution for PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • Easy Software RAID with Single Click to Get Amazing Performance
  • Custom AORUS Storage Manager

Advanced Thermal Solution

AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor equips very advanced thermal solution, including 5.5mm pure copper heatsink, 5cm double ball bearing fan, M.2 SSD baseplate and multiple thermal pads to cool down both sides of 4 M.2 high performance SSD with active cooling.

Users can choose 3 different fan profile based on hardware configuration to reach perfect balance of high storage performance and low noise.

AORUS Storage Manager

AORUS Storage Manager, a dedicated software for AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor, allows users to enable RAID 0 on multiple M.2 SSD in a single click, also monitor overall temperature on SSD and PCB to change different fan profile based on users’ hardware configuration. 

Quad PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2

GIGABYTE Motherboards are focused on delivering M.2 technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their systems’ potential.

Dual Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software

Dual Intel® Gigabit 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.

Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax + BT 5 Module

Intel Wireless solution supports 802.11ax, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 2.4Gbps*. Moreover, Bluetooth 5 provides 4X range over BT 4.2 and with faster transmission.

Benefit of WiFi 6:

  • 5.5X throughput than 802.11ac 1x1
  • 4X better network capacity, no traffic jams especially in those dense area with lots of devices
  • Network efficiency increase for better user experience

USB TurboCharger

GIGABYTE patent pending USB TurboCharger technology allows users to recharge their mobile devices with stunning speed, up to 50% in less than 30 minutes*. By connecting Front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A cable of chassis to our motherboard, USB TurboCharger can recharge both Android devices with QC 3.0 and Apple devices with Apple Fast-Charge function.

*Charge time varies with devices' hardware design, battery size, front USB 3.2 Gen1 cable quality of chassis and environmental factors, actual results will vary.

Smart Fan 5

With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their 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.

Fan Stop

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. 

Hybrid Fan Pin Headers

Assume complete control over your liquid cooling setup! Smart Fan 5 receives up-to-the-second information on flow-rate and water-temperature through the Hybrid Fan Pin Headers or external thermistor sensors—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. 

All New Realtek High-End HD Audio Codec

ALC1220 120dB(A) SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, preventing issues such as low volume and distortion.

With the new VB series audio controller, stream your voice to the world vibrantly with both front/rear microphone SNR up to 110/114dB(A). 

High-End WIMA & Audio Capacitors

TRX40 motherboards feature Hi-Fi grade WIMA FKP2 capacitors which are used as feedback signal processing to deliver crystal and balanced sound and are also being used widely in premium grade Hi-Fi systems. The addition of this to the exclusive AORUS AMP-UP Audio technology makes for the ideal onboard sound solution for the most demanding audiophiles. 

DTS :X® Ultra

Recreates an authentic, spatially accurate 3D audio experience for gaming over any headphones or speakers. Supports channel-based, scene based and object-based audio. Provides out-of-the-box calibration for a range of headphones and speakers. Provides post-processing enhancements and device level tuning for DTS® codecs.

DTS Sound Unbound* leverage Microsoft Spatial, enabling the the most believable, 3D audio experience for games. Immersion through DTS Headphone:X means in the sonic landscape, stationary and moving sounds can be heard from above, below or around the listener. Sounds pass around the listener with amazing externalization and accurate localization.

*DTS Sound Unbound needs the latest Windows fixes in the Windows 10, please upgrade your Windows 10 OS to Win10 Build 18898 or later versions.

No More Confusion During In-Game Voice Chat

Microphone input with higher front dynamic range allows gamers to hear more clearly. No more misunderstandings, no more confusing GO! GO! GO! as NO! NO! NO!

Integrated I/O Shield Armor

Durable Design And Easy Installation

With an integrated I/O shield, building a GIGABYTE Ultra Durable PC is even easier and convenient. Users can expect excellent durability with the durable design of the pre-installed I/O shield. 

Solid Pin Power Connectors

TRX40 DESIGNARE feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin +8pin power connectors to offer a stable power supply during CPU overloading.

Solid Pin Power connector advantages

  • Larger contact area for electricity
  • More metal quantity to sustain higher power and generated heat
  • Ultra durable and longer lifespan

The Industry's Leading LAN Static-Electricity & Surge Protection

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.

GIGABYTE Patented DualBIOS™ Design

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ motherboards feature GIGABYTE DualBIOS™, an exclusive technology from GIGABYTE that protects arguably one of your PC's most crucial components, the BIOS. GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ means that your motherboard has both a 'Main BIOS' and a 'Backup BIOS', protecting users from BIOS failure due to virus, hardware malfunction, improper OC settings or power failure during the update process. 

Support RGB Lighting Effect in Full Color

Personalize your next PC rig to your liking by selecting the color of your choice to illuminate the external RGB light strip. 

RGB Fusion 2.0 Software

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.

Main Features

  • Supports 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors
  • Quad Channel ECC/ Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 8 DIMMs
  • 16+3 Phases Infineon Digital VRM Solution with 70A Power Stage
  • Triple Thermal Protection with Fin-Arrays and 8mm Maga-Heatpipe
  • Dual Intel® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed to shorten response time
  • 4 Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 with Enlarged Thermal Guards
  • Onboard Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT 5 with Antenna
  • 120dB SNR AMP-UP Audio with ALC1220-VB and WIMA Audio Capacitors
  • Bundled 40Gb/s GC-Titan Ridge Add-In Card
  • Exclusive AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor for Extra 4 NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2
  • USB TurboCharger for Mobile Device Fast Charge Support
  • RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
  • Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors, Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP and Noise Detection
  • Front & Rear USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C™ Header
  • Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS Without Installing CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
Specifications

CPU

CPU Socket Socket sTRX4
CPU Brand AMD
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Supported Processors Support 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket TRX4

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
5 x USB 3.1 Type-A
2 x USB 2.0
RJ-45 Ports 2 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 3 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
S/PDIF Port 1 x S/PDIF Optical Out
Antenna Connector(s) 2 x Antenna

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors 8 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan
1 x Water Cooling CPU fan
2 x System fans
4 x System fan/water cooling pump
TPM Header 1 x TPM
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
2 x 4+4-pin EPS
1 x OC_PEG
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2260/2280/22110)
1 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2280/22110)
2 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2280)
2 x Addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
1 x GIGABYTE GC-TITAN RIDGE AiC connector
2 x Temperature Sensor headers

Memory

Memory Bus Speed 4400(O.C.) / 4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200 / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 256 GB
Memory Slot 8 x DIMM

Motherboard

Chipset Manufacturer AMD
Northbridge TRX40
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 10
SATA Supported Yes

Expansion

Number of PCI Express Slots 2 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 @ x16
2 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 @ x8
1 x PCI Express 4.0 x1

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported No

Sound

Integrated Sound Realtek ALC4050H codec+ Realtek ALC1220-VB codec

Network

Integrated Network 2 x Intel GbE
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless LAN Yes (802.11ax)
Wireless Network Speed Up to 2.4 Gbps
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 5.0

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit

System

BIOS 2 x 128 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
Support for DualBIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
SLi/Crossfire Features Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire and 4-Way/3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire
Support for NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI and 4-Way/3-Way/2-Way NVIDIA SLI

Physical

Form Factor XL-ATX Motherboards
Width 325 mm
Length 269 mm

Key Features

Firewire No
Wireless Network Yes
Memory Channel Quad
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 8 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 8 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support Both
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection No
DisplayPort Connection No
Motherboard Form Factor XL-ATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 8 + 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset AMD TRX40
Thunderbolt No
WiFi Speed 2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control Gigabyte RGB Fusion
Memory Speed 4400 MHz
Skip Audio Test No
Addressable RGB Yes

Warranty

Warranty 1 Year

Item Details

Manufacturer Gigabyte
Manufacturer Code TRX40 DESIGNARE
EAN 4719331807702
UPC 889523020401
Condition New
Warranty

Warranty Information

Warranty 1 Year

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Gigabyte
Manufacturer Code TRX40 DESIGNARE
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