...purposely designed to appeal to enthusiasts who want to enter the Intel Skylake fray without committing to a crazy budget.
Gigabyte is wooing adopters to the Intel Skylake platform with a relatively inexpensive board that makes the most of the features endemic to the chipset.
Z170XP-SLI sensibly eschews some of the frivolous and cost-adding extras and focusses on core performance. Rounding out the features that most users want, provision for USB3.1 and improved audio are welcome extras.
This is a board purposely designed to appeal to enthusiasts who want to enter the Intel Skylake fray without committing to a crazy budget. Keeping costs in check is a challenge for any new build of a high-end predilection, but the Z170XP-SLI helps in that regard by offering everything most users will need and not a great deal more. Planning a Skylake refresh? This is a well-rounded Gigabyte board worthy of consideration.
No superfluous extras
Can run into storage limitation
The Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI is available to purchase from Scan Computers.
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