Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro Motherboard Review: Page 6 of 9

Posted by James Keir on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 8:00am

Software

Aorus Pro makes use of the Gigabyte’s APP Center ecosystem, which allows you to access all the installed system application in one place. We went ahead and installed all the ones for the Aorus Pro, which totaled 18 separate applications.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

The APP Center also provides you with shortcuts to a variety of windows settings.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

It also has quick launch links to your installed third-party applications such as our “Google Chrome”

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

3D OSD

Allowed you to configure an on-screen display of various settings including FPS, System temperature and CPU usage.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

You can configure the text color/size and the location of the OSD. You can also set up a hotkey to enable/disable the display.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

You can set up the apply the OSD to any of your installed applications and games.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

@BIOS

Using the @BIOS application you can view and update the motherboard BIOS within windows.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

AutoGreen

AutoGreen is an easy-to-use tool that provides users with simple options to enable system power savings via a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone/tablet device. When the device is out of the range of the computer's Bluetooth receiver, the system will enter the specified power saving mode. Before using this app, you need to turn on Bluetooth on both your computer and smartphone/tablet device.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

USB Blocker

Allows you to block certain types of USB devices which will be ignored by the operating system.

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Cloud Station

Cloud Station Server is composed of HomeCloud, Gigabyte Remote, Remote OC, and HotSpot, which allow your smartphone, tablet device, and remote computer to communicate, share resources, and control the host computer via wireless connection. Cloud Station allows your computer to share files with another computer that has Cloud Station (Server) installed.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

EasyTune

EasyTune allows you to overclock your system within Windows and not require to go into the BIOS each time when changing your settings. This application would be good to help you find what overclock you can achieve. I recommend once you have found your optimal setting you then apply those settings to your BIOS.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

Fast Boot

Allows you to enable or change your Fast boot settings within windows.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

Game Boost

Game Boost will close unneeded application to prevent them from interfering with your game/system. Once you have applied Game Boost you get the option to revert which then will relaunch the closed applications.

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

Platform Power Management

Enable/Disable various power management options.

RGB Fusion

RGB Fusion allows you to enable or change the display mode for the ambient motherboard LEDs, rear panel I/O shield LEDs, and case LEDs while in the Windows.

System Information Viewer

This application displays your system's configuration and allows you to adjust various fan settings. On the system information tab, it displays your CPU/Memory configuration as well as your motherboard model and BIOS version.

The “Smart Fan 5 Auto” tab allows you to quickly configure your fans based on the profiles: Quiet, Standard, Performance, and Full Speed.

The “Smart Fan 5 Advanced” tab gives you the ability to apply your own fan profile.

Using the “System Alert” you can set up alerts for various voltage, temperature and fan thresholds.

If you are monitoring certain aspects of your system you can use the “Record” tab to monitor and graph various system attributes.

You can configure the application to use C or F and LPM or GPM.

Smart Backup

Smart Backup allows you to back up a partition as an image file every hour. You can use these images to restore your system or files when needed.

Smart Time Lock

Smart Time Lock allows you to effectively manage computer or Internet usage time with simple rules and options.

Smart Hud

Offers many options for displaying real-time system information in-game.

Smart Keyboard

Designed to easily create keyboard macros.

Smart Survey

An application to send non-personal system information to Gigabyte. Also, give you an option to delete any data sent from Gigabyte’s servers.

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