Gigabyte B250N Phoenix WiFi review: a lot of ITX for your money

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Specifications and BIOS screenshots

In the table below you can find the specifications of the Gigabyte B250N Phoenix WiFi and below it all the BIOS screenshots we made. Note that the B250-board of course does not support overclocking. 

General
 
BrandGigabyte
Product nameB250N Phoenix WiFi
Product codeGA-B250N PHOENIX-WIFI
DetailsProduct info
Processor / Chipset / Memory
Form factorMini ITX
Supported processor(s)Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 / Celeron / Pentium
CPU socketSocket 1151
Number of sockets1
ChipsetIntel B250
Memory
Memory typeDDR4
Module typeDIMM
ECC memory support
Memory ratingDDR4-2400
Number of memory channels2
Memory slots2
Intel XMP compatible
Maximum internal memory32 GB
DDR3 SODIMM slots0
DDR3 DIMM slots0
DDR4 DIMM slots2
DDR4 SODIMM-sloten0
Integrated graphics card
D-Sub (VGA) output
DVI output
HDMI output
HDMI-versie1.4
DisplayPort output
Expansion slots
PCI Express x16 slots1
PCI-Express x8 slots0
PCI Express x4 slots0
PCI Express x1 slots0
Available lanes for all PCI-Express x16 slots16
PCI-Express versie3.0
Mini PCI Express connectors0
PCI slots0
Multi-GPU
Nvidia SLI compatible
Nvidia SLI (2-way)
Nvidia SLI (3-way)
Nvidia SLI (4-way)
ATI Crossfire compatible
AMD CrossFire (2-way)
AMD CrossFire (3-way)
AMD CrossFire (4-way)
Connectivity
USB 2.0 - Total4
USB 2.0 - Back connectors2
USB 2.0 - headers1
USB 3.0 - Total6
USB 3.0 - Back connectors4
USB 3.1 - Total2
USB 3.1 - Back connectors2
USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1) - Type-C connectors1
USB 3.1 (USB 3.1 Gen 2) - Type-C connectors1
Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt 3
USB 3.1 Boost software
Storage
Serial ATA connectors (total)4
Serial ATA II connectors0
Serial ATA III connectors4
Serial ATA Express connectors0
eSATA connectors0
mSATA connectors0
M.2 connectors1
M.2 slot typePCIe 3.0 x4 (4 GB/s)
U.2 connectors0
RAID 0 support
RAID 1 support
RAID 5 support
RAID 10 support
Audio
On-board audio - Channels7.1
On-board audio - Codec chipRealtek ALC892
Onboard audio - Codec typeHDA
S/PDIF in
S/PDIF out
Dolby Digital Live
DTS Connect
Network
Number of network connections1
LAN - ChipIntel WG-I219V
LAN - Speed1000 Mbit/s
WLAN - Standard802.11ac
Bluetooth
WLAN - ChipIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265
WLAN - Speed867 Mbit/s
Wireless / Bluetooth moduleM.2 WiFi module
Bluetooth-versie4.2
Stroomcircuit
CPU power phases5
PWM ControllerIntersil ISL95858
PWM Controller fase ondersteuning3+2 Phase PWM Controller
Mosfet typeON Semiconductor NTMFS4C06N + NTMFS4C10N
Mosfet Ampère rating69+52 A
Mosfets per fase2
Cooling / Overclocking
Fan connectors (total)3
Fan connectors (4 pin)3
Fan connectors (PWM)3
Temperature controlled fan speed
Mosfet coolerNone
Chipset coolerPassive
Maximum FSB frequency100 MHz
CPU voltage tweaking (maximum)1.3 V
I/O Digital voltage tweaking (maximum)1.3 V
VCCSA voltage tweaking (maximum)1.3 V
CPU PLL voltage tweaking (maximum)0.945 V
Memory voltage tweaking (maximum)1.4 V
North bridge / PCH voltage tweaking (maximum)1.3 V
PCH 1.1v voltage tweaking (maximum)1.3 V
Bundled Windows software for overclocking
Multiplier changeable
Heatsinks on voltage regulators
CPU Turbo Modus on/off switching
HyperThreading on/off switching
Cores on/off switching
PCI-Express slots can be disabled
Voltage of voltage points on motherboard
Heatsink mountingPush pins
bClk adjustable
Other
Onboard speaker
100% Solid Capacitors
BIOS typeEFI
Dual BIOS
Boot menu in BIOS
Flash software in BIOS
BIOS profiles
Problem diagnosis
On-board Power / Reset switch
On-board Clear CMOS switch
BIOS chip(s) replaceable
Direct-to-BIOS button
Intel turbo spec
RGB Header
RGB Pin-out12V-GRBW

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Product discussed in this review

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Gigabyte B250N Phoenix WiFi

Mini ITX, Socket 1151, Intel B250, DDR4

Specifications Test results Reviews Prices

£101.58

Avg. £107.50
5 shops, 2x stock

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