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5-2-17 USB TurboCharger
GIGABYTE USB TurboCharger supports the quick charging technologies (Note 1) of Apple's and Android™
QC 3.0's smart phones/tablet devices. It allows you to quick-charge your device(s) connected to the front
USB 3.1 Gen 1 type A port (s) with the required mode.
The USB TurboCharger Interface
Using USB TurboCharger
The quick-charging performance of each connector may vary by the device used. Refer to the table below to
select a proper way to charge:
Apple Android™ QC 3.0
Standard Used as a normal USB 3.1 Gen 1 port Used as a normal USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
Quick Charge (Note 2) a
* Provides maximum output power of 10 W
* Provides maximum output power of 18 W
Apple Fast Charge (Note 3) a
* Provides maximum output power of 15 W r
a: Supports quick-charge, r: Not support quick-charge.
While the system is in S3/S4, the Quick Charge and Apple Fast-Charge modes can only deliver 5V
standby power, and the two front USB ports together can provide a total power of up to 10 W and do
not support PME Event Wake Up function.
(Note 1) Quick-charging protocols supported: Apple and Samsung®
Qualcomm® Quick Charge 3.0™, backward compatible Quick Charge 2.0™
(Note 3) This is the recommended mode when Apple iPhone 8 / iPhone 8 plus / iPhone X / iPhone XS / iPhone XS Max