New Gigabyte Aorus Z370 motherboards come with Intel Optane memory built-in. This is a limited time offer so you should act on it if you are interested in getting a Gigabyte Aorus Z370 motherboard. This is something specific to the Intel Core i7+/i5+ architecture, which is something that you will need to keep in mind when buying the new Gigabyte Aorus Z370 motherboards.
Intel Optane memory is great if you are using older HDDs. This new technology has the potential to speed up the read and write speeds of your HDD and bring them closer to SDD level speeds. The new New Gigabyte Aorus Z370 motherboards offer increased system stability as well as durability, something that Gigabyte is well known for in the motherboard market.
The New Gigabyte Aorus Z370 motherboards that come with Intel Optane memory built-in are as follows:
- Z370 AORUS GAMING 7-OP
- Z370 AORUS ULTRA GAMING WIFI-OP
- Z370 AORUS ULTRA GAMING 2.0-OP
- Z370 HD3-OP
Intel has introduced Threat Detection Technology and Security Essentials, other than that the company is also working on a dGPU which is in the works. If you are not interested in getting a Z370 motherboard then you can check out the mainstream motherboards here.
According to Jackson Hsu, Deputy Director of the GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit:
“GIGABYTE continues to strive towards refining the user experience and maximizing performance for gamers. Many gamers use SSDs mainly for OS installation and high-capacity HDDs for data storage. GIGABYTE exclusive motherboards with built-in 32GB Intel Optane™ Memory allow users to utilize the latest Intel RST for more responsive data access even on data drives.”
Indeed most gamers use SSDs for the OS and some online multiplayer games while the majority of the date is kept on HDDs. HDDs are cheaper. SSD prices are coming down and we could see a change in trend as SSDs hit the mainstream but if you are interested in keeping your HDDs but need a boost in speed the Intel Optane Memory is something to consider.
Let us know what you think about these new Gigabyte Aorus Z370 motherboards that come with Intel Optane memory built-in and whether or not this is something that you are interested in getting for your build.