GIGABYTE Presents Z390 DESIGNARE and X299-WU8 Motherboards for Professionals

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅31.10.2018 23:26:34

GIGABYTE releases the Z390 DESIGNARE motherboard that supports the 9th generation Intel Core processors as well as the X299-WU8 workstation-class HEDT motherboard. The GIGABYTE DESIGNARE Series are feature-packed motherboards that are designed for professionals such as video editors and graphic designers that demand the fastest and most efficient technologies to create a powerful workstation. The GIGABYTE X299-WU8, on the other hand, supports the Intel Core X-Series processors with a 7 PCIe X16 slots design supporting up to a 4-way NVIDIA SLI or AMD CrossFireX GPU configurations.


The GIGABYTE Z390 DESIGNARE brings out the best technologies to date such as USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1 Gen2 connectivity to deliver 40Gb/s data transfer speeds. It also boasts support for the latest high-performance components such as the Intel Core i9-9900K processor, high-speed PCIe NVMe M.2 solid-state drives and up to DDR4-4266 (OC) memory.

The GIGABYTE Z390 DESIGNARE motherboard features a 12+1 digital power phase design with an additional 8+4 ATX power connector to deliver stable power and more if required by high-performance components. The power supply area of the motherboard packs 200% more copper to further enhance and stabilize power delivery. The VRM heatsink uses Direct-Touch heat pipe to efficiently cool the VRMs even under heavy loads. The motherboard also supports up to dual GPUs in SLI. It also comes with Dual Intel Gigabit Ethernet with cFosSpeed accelerator and Intel CNVi 2x2 WiFi. The Z390 DESIGNARE packs RGB lighting and supports the proprietary GIGABYTE RGB Fusion software.

Learn more about the GIGABYTE Z390 DESIGNARE motherboard here.


The GIGABYTE X299-WU8 is designed as a high-end desktop workstation motherboard. It highlights its 7 PCIe X16 slots that support quad-SLI or quad-CrossFireX setups having dual PLX8747 chips. The X299-WU8 motherboard supports NVIDIA QUADRO professional graphics cards. It also packs Dual Intel Server Gb LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator. It packs a powerful heatsink design to provide maximum performance out of the Intel Core i9 processors. While it is quite unusual for workstation-class motherboards, the GIGABYTE X299-WU8 supports customisable RGB lighting devices via GIGABYTE RGB Fusion.

Learn more about the GIGABYTE X299-WU8 motherboard here.

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