SuperMicro SUPERO C7Z370-CG-IW Z370 LGA1151 Motherboard Review

Motherboards/Intel S1151 by stefan @ 2018-03-12

C7Z370-CG-IW is a feature-packed ITX motherboard which supports the latest range of Intel processors and for additional reliability, SuperMicro has used server-grade components. The UEFI interface has not changed much from the previous iterations and contains plenty of options, many of which a lot of users will never touch. In terms of overclocking, this board has some limitations in place in order to avoid overheating but even in this case, C7Z370-CG-IW was able to obtain some solid scores in our benchmarks.

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Product Features, Specifications

Product Features:


Compact & Powerful

SUPERO has made its very first mini-ITX form factor motherboard loaded with features that all gamers and enthusiasts would enjoy in a small, portable package. This beast of a motherboard lets you build the most extreme gaming system anywhere with its vast connectivity options and has the power to take on any computing task with Intel’s latest 8th generation Core processors! Don’t forget the customizable RGB LED options you have for this board so you can light up your system to get that flare from the inside out.



The new 8th generation Intel® Core™ processors are here and ready to take on any and every task you can throw at it. Whether it is creating, editing, and sharing 4K, VR, and 360 degree content, playing your favorite video games, or streaming 4K movies and TV shows there is nothing this newest generation of CPUs can’t handle.INTEL® OPTANETM TECHNOLOGYIntel® Optane™ technology takes performance to the next level by combining DRAM memory to boost storage up to 1000x faster than current NAND storage, and up to 100,000x faster than standard HDDs. Pair it with your slower storage media and enjoy faster and better gaming performance than ever before.


24/7 Reliability

SUPERO motherboards are designed and tested similar to our world famous server motherboards. We continuously stress, tweak, restress, and retweak our products to be the most stable and power efficient giving you superior performance with the least heat generated. Using only the highest quality components such as our epoxy glass resin PCB, digital PWMs, Dr. MOS, and ferrite chokes you’ll know that your motherboard is top of the line.


Customizable RGB LEDs

With our latest 2nd generation SUPERO Booster you’ll be able to light up your world with the customizable RGB LEDs built into the motherboard. You’ll have different series of patterns such as alarm, breathing, meteor, and rainbow fully adjustable speeds as well. You’ll stand out from the crowd and outshine the competition with our latest C7Z370-CG-IW motherboard!


Dual M.2

Storage speeds have come a long way in the hardware industry. Mechanical drives are still being used and for those who wanted a boost upgraded to solid state drives. Now we have PCI-E M.2 the latest in storage technology with speeds not only surpassing double the speeds of a standard SATA 3.0 mechanical drive, but upwards of up to 3-5 times faster overall. When coupling in RAID 0 you’ll have exceptional performance. Latency is improved immensely up to 10x more efficiently and 8-10x faster data transfer speeds. What more can you ask for?


SUPERO Booster

Running the latest Intel’s CPU you’ll want to use the best monitor program for your SuperO motherboard. The SuperO Booster lets you sit in the driver seat to monitor, tweak, and fine tune every part of your overclocking adventure. You’ll be able to adjust CPU and memory speeds, voltages, and fan speeds on the fly and that isn’t all. We have now included Load Line Calibration, multiple overclocking profiles giving you the ability to toggle different configurations on the fly, and a Fast Boot Option which allows you to boot into Windows 10 at a much higher speed while using a SSD.



Using the latest 802.11ac wireless technology and Intel’s i219V gigabit Ethernet controller you’ll be able to run your system at home and at any LAN party. In addition to internet connectivity we have included a range of USB 3.1, 3.0, and 2.0 ports for all your devices. Additional displays for your system? No problem! We have included both HDMI and DisplayPort outputs for you to maximize efficiency for your setup!


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