NZXT Announces First Ever Motherboard

NZXT Have been loved and adored for their incredibly stylish computer chassis. However, for everyone visiting NZXT at CES they got a big shock. Not only did NZXT jump straight onto the motherboard scene, they currently own it. The N7 Z370 motherboard stands out from the crowd and definitely suits all NZXT cases.

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“Leveraging more than 12 years of experience as professional PC builders, we’ve designed the N7 motherboard around Intel’s powerful Z370 chipset and delivered everything you need to build a powerful, stunning gaming PC. All the essentials are included, along with a built-in digital fan controller and integrated RGB lighting channels. The all-metal motherboard cover perfectly matches the color and finish of your case, creating a visually seamless backdrop for your components.”

NZXT | N7 Z370 

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The N7 Z370 isn’t your normal motherboard and comes with many exclusive features highlighted by the firm are as follows:

  • CAM-powered features simplify setup and control of RGB lighting and fans
  • HUE+ digital RGB lighting control: advanced lighting with numerous presets and custom modes
  • GRID+ digital fan control: convenient fan profiles within CAM for nine independent fan channels
  • Clean customization: all-metal cover available in black and white, and heatsink covers available in a glossy blue, red, or purple finish to color coordinate any build
  • Efficient layout ensures straightforward and optimal setup with easy upgradeability
  • Adaptive Noise Reduction optimizes cooling and noise balance for best gaming comfort
  • Designed with Intel® Z370 Express Chipset
  • Compatible with Intel® 8th Generation Core™ i7, Core™ i5, and Core™ i3 processors
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready with two M.2 connectors
  • Multi-GPU support with NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD CrossFireX™ Technology
  • Supports memory overclocking speeds of up to 3866+ MHz and Intel® XMP 2.0
  • 7.1 channel high-definition audio with Nichicon gold capacitors
  • 15 digital power-phase design using Infineon ICs ensures clean and reliable power for your CPU, memory, and PCH chipset

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NZXT are definitely bringing some strong competition to the motherboard game. With onboard smart controls for the PC enthusiast like fan and RGB LED to control the N7 Z370 looks like it will be a popular board. Built-in are two RGB lighting channels and nine fan channels. with the customisations mentioned above together with the all-metal covers in white or black allows users colour match their rig to their heart’s content. In addition to all of this, it also features adaptive noise reduction that uses an onboard sensor that measures and learns your system’s sound characteristics to find a good balance between fan speeds and cooling levels. NZXT claims that it can save users time in creating custom fan curves via machine learning, reducing fan noise by up to 40 percent.

Full Specs:

CPU & Socket LGA socket 1151 for Intel® 8th Generation Core™ i7/ Core™ i5/ Core™ i3 Processors
Support Intel 14nm CPU
Support Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Chipset Intel® Z370
Memory 4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4
• 3866(O.C.)/ 3733(O.C.)/ 3600(O.C.)/ 3466(O.C.)/ 3400(O.C.)/ 3333(O.C.)/ 3300(O.C.)/ 3200(O.C.)/ 3000(O.C.)/ 2800(O.C.)/ 2666(O.C.)/ 2400(O.C.)/ 2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
• Dual-channel memory architecture
• Support Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Integrated Graphics Multi-VGA output support: HDMI/DisplayPort 1.2 ports
• DisplayPort with max. resolution of 4096×2304@60Hz
• HDMI™ with max. resolution of 4096×2160@24Hz
• Maximum shared memory of 1024MB
Multi-GPU Support • Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology
• Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
Storage Intel® Z370 Express Chipset
• 1 * M.2 type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA mode)
• 1 * M.2 type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe 3.0 x4 mode only)
• 4 * SATA 6Gb/s ports
Support RAID 0/1/5/10
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology 15
Intel® Optane Memory Ready
LAN Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN
Audio Realtek® ALC1220 Codec w/ Nichicon Gold Capacitors
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio, 32-bit / 192KHz DAC
Expansion Slots • 2 * PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
• 2 * PCIe 3.0 x4
• 1 * PCIe 3.0 x1
Rear I/O • 5 * USB 2.0 ports
• 4 * USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
• 1 * DisplayPort 1.2
• 1 * HDMI™ 1.4b
• 1 * Clear CMOS button
• 1 * LAN (RJ45) port
• 1 * Optical S/PDIF Out port
• 1 * 7.1-Channel Audio jacks
Internal I/O • 1 * 24-pin EATX power connector
• 1 * 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
• 1 * 4-pin CPU_FAN connector
• 1 * 4-pin AIO_PUMP connector
• 1 * 4-pin W_PUMP connector
• 6 * 4-pin SYS_FAN connectors (Up to 6W per channel)
• 3 * USB 2.0 header (Up to 6 USB 2.0 ports)
• 2 * USB 3.1 Gen1 header (Up to 4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports)
• 4 * SATA 6Gb/s connectors
• 1 * M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, (PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA mode)
• 1 * M.2 Socket 3 with M Key, (PCIe 3.0 x4 mode only)
• 2 * RGB LED connectors
• 1 * Noise detection module
• 1 * Front panel audio connector
• 1 * Power button
• 1 * Reset button
• 1 * ROM backup button
• 1 * Dual BIOS switch
Included Accessories • 1 * User’s manual
• 1 * I/O shield
• 4 * SATA data cables
• 1 * NZXT SLI bridge
• 2 * LED strips
• 2 * 500mm LED connection cable
• 2 * 300mm LED extension cable
• Mounting screws
Operating System Microsoft® Windows® 10 (64-bit)
Form Factor ATX
Dimensions 305 x 244 x 43mm
Certifications FCC, CE, WHQL, ErP/EuP Ready
Warranty 3 Years
Model Number N7-Z37XT-W1
EAN 5060301693658
UPC 815671013330
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