BIOSTAR Z270GTN mITX Motherboard Review


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BIOSTAR Z270GTN mITX Motherboard Review

By David Ramsey

Manufacturer: BIOSTAR Microtech International Corp.
Product Name: Z270GTN Racing
UPC: 802700507236
Price As Tested: $165 (eBay)

Full Disclosure: BIOSTAR Microtech International Corp. supplied the product sample used in this article.

Mini-ITX (mITX) motherboards, once niche products for HTPCs and the like, are becoming mainstream as the need for multiple PCI-E slots wanes. Today Benchmark Reviews has BIOSTAR’s new Z270GTN Racing mITX motherboard, and it’s aimed squarely at the enthusiast and gamer market with features like solid state capacitors, onboard RGB LED lighting and control, and m.2 and u.2 storage connectors.

I’ll check this board out wi

Features & Specifications

  • Intel Z270 chipset supports Intel Celeron, Pentium, and Core i3/i5/i7 LGA1151 CPUs
  • Dual-channel DDR4 memory, up to DDR4-3400 and 32GB
  • m.2 slot for optional WiFi card
  • m.2 PCI-E/mSATA slot for storage
  • 4 SATA3 and 1 u.2 connector
  • Intel Gigabit networking with Super LAN surge protection
  • Realtek ALC892 8-Channel Blu-ray Audio

Intel Z270, huh? Let’s look at that.


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