ASUS TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS (WI-FI) Motherboard

ASUS TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS (WI-FI)
  • Intel® LGA 1200 socket: Ready for 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
  • Enhanced power solution: 12+2 DrMOS power stages, 6-layer PCB, ProCool sockets, military-grade TUF components, and Digi+ VRM for maximum durability
  • Comprehensive cooling: VRM heatsink, PCH fanless heatsink, M.2 heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4 utility
  • Next-gen connectivity: Front header for USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C and Thunderbolt 3™ support
  • Made for online gaming: Intel® WiFi 6, Intel® Ethernet Connection I219-V, TUF LANGuard and TurboLAN technology
  • Realtek S1200A codec: Pristine audio quality with unprecedented 108 dB signal-to-noise ratio for stereo line out and 103 dB SNR for line in
  • Aura Sync RGB: Synchronizable LED effects across a vast portfolio of compatible PC gear, including addressable RGB strips
  • CPUBuild in Intel® Socket 1200 for 10th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
    Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
    Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
    **Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.
  • ChipsetBuild in Intel® Z490
  • Memory4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4600(O.C)/4500(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    OptiMem II
    * 10th Gen Intel® Core™i9/i7 CPUs support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).  
    * Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
  • GraphicIntegrated Graphics Processor
    1 x DisplayPort 1.4 **
    1 x HDMI 1.4b
    *Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.
    **Support DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution of 4096 x 2304 @60Hz. Please refer to www.intel.com for any update.
  • Multi-GPU SupportSupports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology
  • Expansion SlotsIntel® 10th Gen Processors
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode)
    Intel® Z490 Chipset
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode)
    3 x PCIe x1
  • StorageTotal supports 2 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
    Intel® Z490 Chipset :
    1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2_2 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • LANIntel® I219-V 1Gb Ethernet
    TUF LANGuard
  • Wireless Data NetworkIntel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
    2×2 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) support 1024QAM/OFDMA/MU-MIMO
    Supports up to 2.4Gbps max data rate
    Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
    Supports channel bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160
    Supports CNVI interface
  • BluetoothBluetooth v5.1*
    *BT 5.1 function will be ready in Windows 10 build 19041 or later.
  • AudioRealtek® ALC S1200A 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
    – Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking, up to 24-Bit/192kHz playback
    Audio Feature :
    – Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    – Audio cover
    – Audio Shielding
    – Dedicated audio PCB layers
    – Premium Japanese audio capacitors
    * Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
  • USB PortsRear USB Port ( Total 6 )
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(1 + Type-A +1 + USB Type-C®)
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(4 x Type-A)
    Front USB Port ( Total 6 )
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)(1 x USB Type-C®)
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
    1 x USB 2.0 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
    1 x USB 2.0 port(s)(1 x Type-A)
  • Software FeaturesASUS Exclusive Software
    Armoury Crate
    – Aura Sync
    AI Suite 3:
    – Performance And Power Saving Utility
    Turbo V Evo
    EPU
    Digi+ VRM
    Fan Xpert 4
    System information
    – EZ update
    AI Charger
    ASUS Turbo LAN
    DTS Custom for GAMING Headsets
    WinRAR
    UEFI BIOS
    ASUS EZ DIY
    – ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    – ASUS EZ Flash 3
    – ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
  • ASUS Special FeaturesASUS TUF PROTECTION
    – ASUS DIGI+ VRM (- Digital power design with Dr. MOS)
    – ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection
    – ASUS ESD Guards
    – TUF LANGuard
    – ASUS Overvoltage Protection
    – ASUS SafeSlot
    – ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O
    ASUS Q-Design
    – ASUS Q-DIMM
    – ASUS Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green])
    – ASUS Q-Slot
    ASUS Thermal Solution
    – Stylish heatsink
    ASUS EZ DIY
    – Procool
    AURA Sync
    – Standard RGB headers
    – Addressable Gen 2 RGB header
  • Back I/O Ports1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (1 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C®)
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (blue) Type-A
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)
    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
  • Internal I/O Ports1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
    3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
    1 x AIO_PUMP connector
    2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
    1 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 connector support additional 1 USB ports(20-pin, Type-C)
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
    1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 1 USB 2.0 port(s)
    2 x M.2 Socket 3
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x System panel(s) (Chassis intrusion header is inbuilt)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x COM port header
    1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
  • AccessoriesUser’s manual
    1 x ASUS Fan Holder
    I/O Shield
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x M.2 Screw Package
    1 x Supporting DVD
    1 x TUF GAMING Sticker
    1 x TUF Certification card(s)
    1 x Wi-Fi moving antenna
  • BIOS192 (128+64) Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
  • ManageabilityWOL by PME, PXE
  • Operating SystemWindows® 10 64-bit
  • Form FactorATX Form Factor
    12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

Download ASUS TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS (WI-FI) drivers here.

These specifications are to be used as a guide only. Parts subject to availability. For expert assistance in selecting a great system for your needs please visit this page.

ASUS PRIME Z490-A Motherboard

ASUS PRIME Z490-A
  • Intel® LGA 1200 Socket: Ready for 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
  • Enhanced power solution: 12+2 DrMOS power stages, 6-layer PCB, ProCool sockets, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery
  • AI Overclocking: Quickly optimizes CPU performance based on the CPU and cooler, achieving results that are extremely close to manual tuning by experts
  • AI Cooling: Manages and controls all motherboard fans, automatically optimizing settings based on current system load and temperature
  • 5-Way Optimization: One-click, system-wide tuning delivers optimized overclocking and intelligent cooling for CPU or GPU-intensive tasks
  • Comprehensive cooling: VRM heatsink, M.2 heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4
  • Next-gen connectivity: Intel® 2.5 Gb Ethernet, front USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C® and Thunderbolt™ 3 header support
  • CPUIntel® Socket 1200 for 10th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
    Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
    Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
    **Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.
  • ChipsetIntel® Z490
  • Memory4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4800(O.C.)/4600(O.C)/4500(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    OptiMem II
    * 10th Gen Intel® Core™i9/i7 CPUs support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).  
  • GraphicIntegrated Graphics Processor
    1 x DisplayPort 1.4 *
    1 x HDMI 1.4b
    *Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.
    **Support DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution of 4096 x 2304 @60Hz. Please refer to www.intel.com for any update.
  • Multi-GPU SupportSupports NVIDIA 2-Way SLI® Technology
    Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
  • Expansion SlotsIntel® 10th Gen Processors
    2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8) *1
    Intel® Z490 Chipset
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
    3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 *2
  • StorageTotal supports 2 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
    Intel® Z490 Chipset :
    1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*3
    1 x M.2_2 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*4
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • LANIntel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
    ASUS LANGuard
  • Wireless Data NetworkM.2 slot only (Key E) (Support CNVI & PCIe interface)*
    *Wi-Fi module is sold separately.
  • AudioRealtek ALC S1220A 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
    – Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
    – Internal audio Amplifier to enhance the highest quality sound for headphone and speakers
    – Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    – High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
    – Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *
    Audio Feature :
    – Optical S/PDIF in port(s) at back panel
    – Audio Shielding
    – Dedicated audio PCB layers
    – Premium Japanese audio capacitors
    – Audio Cover
    – Unique de-pop circuit
    – Power pre-regulator: Reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
    * Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
  • USB PortsRear USB Port ( Total 8 )
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(3 x Type-A +1 x USB Type-C®)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
    2 x USB 2.0 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
    Front USB Port ( Total 7 )
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
    4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
  • Special FeaturesASUS 5X Protection III :
    – ASUS LANGuard: Protects against LAN surges, lightning strikes and static-electricity discharges!
    – ASUS Overvoltage Protection: World-class circuit-protecting power design
    – ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O: 3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability!
    – ASUS DIGI+ VRM – Digital power design with Dr. MOS
    – ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection – Short circuit damage prevention
    – ASUS ESD Guards – Enhanced ESD protection
    AURA :
    – Aura RGB Strip Headers
    – Addressable Gen 2 Header
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    – Pre- mounted I/O shield
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    – Stylish Fanless Design: PCH Heat-sink & MOS Heat-sink & M.2 Heat-sink solution
    ASUS Q-Design :
    – ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    – ASUS Q-Slot
    – ASUS Q-DIMM
    – ASUS Q-Connector
    DIY Friendly Design
    – Procool
    – SafeSlot
  • Software FeaturesASUS Exclusive Software:
    Armoury Crate:
    – Aura Creator
    – Aura Sync
    AI Suite 3
    – 5-way Optimization with AI Overclocking
    TPU
    EPU
    Digi+ VRM
    Fan Xpert 4
    Turbo app
    – EZ update
    AI Charger
    ASUS Turbo LAN
    DTS:X® Ultra
    UEFI BIOS:
    AI Overclocking Guide
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    – ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    – ASUS EZ Flash 3
    – ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    – EZ Tuning Wizard
    FlexKey
  • Back I/O Ports1 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C®)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
    2 x USB 2.0
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)
  • Internal I/O Ports1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
    2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
    1 x AIO_PUMP connector
    1 x W_PUMP+ connector
    1 x AAFP connector
    2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
    2 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 connector support additional 1 USB ports(20-pin, Type-C)
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x M.2 Socket 1 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA mode & PCIE mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 2 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2 with E key for Wi-Fi module
    1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x System panel(s) (Chassis intrusion header is inbuilt)
    1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
    1 x Power-on button(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x CPU_OV jumper
    1 x M.2 Fan Header
  • AccessoriesUser’s manual
    3 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x Supporting DVD
    1 x Q-Connector
    1 x CPU Fan Holder
    1 x M.2 SSD screw package(s)
    1 x M.2 Key E screw package(s)
    1 x M.2 Rubber Package(s)
  • BIOS192 (128+64) Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
  • ManageabilityWOL by PME, PXE
  • Operating SystemWindows® 10 64-bit
  • Form FactorATX Form Factor
    12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
  • Note*1 The PCIe x1_2 slot shares bandwidth with M.2 slot (Key E).
    *2 Support PCIe bifurcation for RAID on CPU function.
    *3 The M.2_1 socket shares bandwidth with SATA_2.
    *4 M.2_2 slot shares bandwidth with SATA_56. When M.2_2 slot is operating in PCIe x4 mode, SATA_56 will be disabled.

Download ASUS PRIME Z490-A drivers here.

These specifications are to be used as a guide only. Parts subject to availability. For expert assistance in selecting a great system for your needs please visit this page.

ASUS PRIME Z490-P Motherboard

ASUS PRIME Z490-P
  • Intel® LGA 1200 socket: Ready for 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
  • Enhanced power solution: 10+1 DrMOS power stages, 6-layer PCB, ProCool connector, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery
  • Comprehensive cooling: VRM heatsinks, PCH heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4
  • ASUS OptiMem II: Careful routing of traces and vias, plus ground layer optimizations to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking
  • Ultrafast connectivity: Dual M.2, 1 Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ® and Thunderbolt™ 3 support
  • CPUIntel® Socket 1200 for 10th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors *
    Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
    Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
    **Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.
  • ChipsetIntel® Z490
  • Memory4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4600(O.C)/4500(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    OptiMem II
    * 10th Gen Intel® Core™i9/i7 CPUs support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).  
  • GraphicIntegrated Graphics Processor
    1 x DisplayPort 1.4 **
    1 x HDMI 1.4b
    *Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.
    **Support DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution of 4096 x 2304 @60Hz. Please refer to www.intel.com for any update.
  • Multi-GPU SupportSupports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology
  • Expansion SlotsIntel® 10th Gen Processors
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode) *1
    Intel® Z490 Chipset
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode)
    4 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • StorageTotal supports 2 x M.2 slots and 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
    Intel® Z490 Chipset :
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • LANRealtek® RTL8111H
  • Wireless Data NetworkM.2 slot only (Key E) (Support CNVI & PCIe interface)*
    *Wi-Fi module is sold separately.
  • AudioRealtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    – Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking, up to 24-Bit/192kHz playback
    Audio Feature :
    – Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    – LED-illuminated design
    – Audio Shielding
    – Dedicated audio PCB layers
    – Premium Japanese audio capacitors
  • USB PortsRear USB Port ( Total 6 )
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
    2 x USB 2.0 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
    Front USB Port ( Total 8 )
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
    4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
  • Software FeaturesASUS Exclusive Software
    Armoury Crate
    – Aura Sync
    AI Suite 3
    – Performance And Power Saving Utility
    EPU
    Digi+ VRM
    Fan Xpert 4
    – EZ update
    AI Charger
    WinRAR
    UEFI BIOS
    ASUS EZ DIY
    – ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    – ASUS EZ Flash 3
    – ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
  • ASUS Special FeaturesASUS 5X PROTECTION III
    – ASUS DIGI+ VRM (- Digital power design with Dr. MOS)
    – ASUS LANGuard
    – ASUS Overvoltage Protection
    – ASUS SafeSlot Core+
    – ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O
    ASUS Q-Design
    – ASUS Q-DIMM
    – ASUS Q-Slot
    ASUS Thermal Solution
    – Aluminum heatsink design
    ASUS EZ DIY
    – Procool
    AURA Sync
    – Standard RGB headers
    – Addressable Gen 2 RGB header
  • Back I/O Ports1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
    2 x USB 2.0
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)
  • Internal I/O Ports1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
    3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
    2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
    1 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2 with E key for Wi-Fi module
    1 x SPI TPM header
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x AIO_PUMP connector
    1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
    1 x 4-pin EATX 12 V Power connector
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x System panel connector
    1 x COM port header
  • AccessoriesUser’s manual
    I/O Shield
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x Supporting DVD
    1 x M.2 SSD screw package(s)
    1 xM.2 Key E screw package(s)
  • BIOS128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
  • ManageabilityWOL by PME, PXE
  • Operating SystemWindows® 10 64-bit
  • Form FactorATX Form Factor
    12 inch x 9.2 inch ( 30.5 cm x 23.4 cm )
  • Note*1 Support PCIe bifurcation for RAID on CPU function.
    *2 When a device in SATA mode is installed on the M.2_1 slot, SATA6G_2 port cannot be used.
    *3 The USB_E1 port, USB_E2 port, ADD_GEN 2 header and the two RGB headers share the bandwidth. But the ADD_GEN 2 header and the two RGB headers will affect transfer rate only when you adjust their lighting effect.

Download ASUS PRIME Z490-P drivers here.

These specifications are to be used as a guide only. Parts subject to availability. For expert assistance in selecting a great system for your needs please visit this page.

ASUS PRIME Z490M-PLUS Motherboard

ASUS PRIME Z490M-PLUS
  • Intel® LGA 1200 socket: Ready for 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
  • Enhanced power solution: 8+1 DrMOS power stages, 6-layer PCB, ProCool sockets, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery
  • Comprehensive cooling: VRM heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4
  • ASUS OptiMem: Careful routing of traces and vias to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking
  • Ultrafast connectivity: Dual M.2, 1 Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ® and Type-C® support
  • CPUIntel® Socket 1200 for 10th Gen Intel® Core, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors *
    Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
    Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
    **Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.
  • ChipsetIntel® Z490
  • Memory4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    OptiMem
    * 10th Gen Intel® Core™i9/i7 CPUs support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).  
  • GraphicIntegrated Graphics Processor
    1 x DisplayPort 1.4 **
    1 x HDMI 1.4b
    1 x DVI-D
    *Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.
    **Support DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution of 4096 x 2304 @60Hz. Please refer to www.intel.com for any update.
  • Multi-GPU SupportSupports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology
  • Expansion SlotsIntel® 10th Gen Processors
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode) *1
    Intel® Z490 Chipset
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode)
    4 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • StorageTotal supports 2 x M.2 slots and 5 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
    Intel® Z490 Chipset :
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
    5 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • LANIntel® I219-V 1Gb Ethernet
  • AudioRealtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    – Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking, up to 24-Bit/192kHz playback
    Audio Feature :
    – LED-illuminated design
    – Audio Shielding
    – Dedicated audio PCB layers
    – Premium Japanese audio capacitors
  • USB PortsRear USB Port ( Total 6 )
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(1 x Type-A +1 x USB Type-C®)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
    2 x USB 2.0 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
    Front USB Port ( Total 8 )
    4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
    4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
  • Software FeaturesASUS Exclusive Software
    Armoury Crate
    AI Suite 3
    – Performance And Power Saving Utility
    EPU
    Digi+ VRM
    Fan Xpert 4
    – EZ update
    AI Charger
    WinRAR
    UEFI BIOS
    ASUS EZ DIY
    – ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    – ASUS EZ Flash 3
    – ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
  • ASUS Special FeaturesASUS 5X PROTECTION III
    – ASUS DIGI+ VRM (- Digital power design with Dr. MOS)
    – ASUS LANGuard
    – ASUS Overvoltage Protection
    – ASUS SafeSlot Core+
    – ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O
    ASUS Q-Design
    – ASUS Q-DIMM
    – ASUS Q-Slot
    ASUS Thermal Solution
    – Aluminum heatsink design
    ASUS EZ DIY
    – Procool
  • Back I/O Ports1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
    1 x DVI-D
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (1 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C®)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
    2 x USB 2.0
    3 x Audio jack(s)
  • Internal I/O Ports1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
    3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
    1 x AIO_PUMP connector
    1 x Lighting Control RGB Strip Header(s)
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x SPI TPM header
    5 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
    1 x 4-pin EATX 12 V Power connector
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x System panel connector
    1 x COM port header
  • AccessoriesI/O Shield
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x M.2 Screw Package
    1 x Supporting DVD
    User manual
  • BIOS128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
  • ManageabilityWOL by PME, PXE
  • Operating SystemWindows® 10 64-bit
  • Form FactormATX Form Factor
    9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )
  • Note*1 Support PCIe bifurcation for RAID on CPU function.
    *2 When a device in SATA mode is installed on the M.2_2 socket, SATA 6G_1 port cannot be used.

Download ASUS PRIME Z490M-PLUS drivers here.

These specifications are to be used as a guide only. Parts subject to availability. For expert assistance in selecting a great system for your needs please visit this page.

MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI Motherboard

MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI
  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5000(OC) MHz
  • Ready 4 the Future: Support Lightning Gen 4 Solution for the future
  • Enhanced Power Design: 12+1+1 Duet Rail Power System, 8+4 pin CPU power connectors, Core Boost, DDR4 Boost
  • Premium Thermal Solution: Aluminum Cover with Extended Heatsink Design and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop gaming experience
  • Lightning USB 20G: Powered by ASmedia 3241 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, offering never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s with USB Type-C
  • 2.5G LAN with LAN Manager and Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX Solution: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
  • MYSTIC LIGHT: 16.8 million colors / 29 effects controlled in one click. MYSTIC LIGHT EXTENSION supports both RGB and RAINBOW LED strip
  • Pre-installed I/O Shielding: Better EMI protection and more convenience for installation
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
  • SOCKET
  • CPU (MAX SUPPORT)
  • CHIPSET
  • DDR4 MEMORY
  • MEMORY CHANNEL
  • DIMM SLOTS
  • MAX MEMORY (GB)
  • PCI-E X16
  • PCI-E X1
  • SATAIII
  • M.2 SLOT
  • RAID
  • TPM (HEADER)
  • LAN
  • USB 3.2 PORTS (FRONT)
  • USB 3.2 PORTS (REAR)
  • USB 2.0 PORTS (FRONT)
  • USB 2.0 PORTS (REAR)
  • AUDIO PORTS (REAR)
  • DISPLAYPORT
  • HDMI
  • DIRECTX
  • FORM FACTOR
  • CROSSFIRE
  • OPERATING SYSTEM

1200i9Intel® Z490 Chipset5000(OC)/ 4800(OC)/ 4600(OC)/ 4533(OC)/ 4400(OC)/ 4300(OC)/ 4266(OC)/ 4200(OC)/ 4133(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2933(JEDEC)/ 2666(JEDEC)/ 2400(JEDEC)/ 2133(JEDEC) MHzDual412822620/1/5/1011x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5G LAN1(Gen 1, Type C), 2(Gen 1, Type A)1(Gen 2×2, Type C), 1(Gen 2, Type A), 4(Gen 1, Type A)425+ Optical S/PDIF (Realtek® ALC1200 Codec)1112ATXYSupport for Windows® 10 64-bit

Download MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI drivers here.

These specifications are to be used as a guide only. Parts subject to availability. For expert assistance in selecting a great system for your needs please visit this page.

MSI Z490 TOMAHAWK Motherboard

MSI Z490 TOMAHAWK
  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5000(OC) MHz
  • Ready 4 the Future: Support Lightning Gen 4 Solution for the future
  • Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink Design and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop works
  • 2.5G LAN: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
  • Turbo M.2: Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs
  • Lightning USB 20G: Powered by ASmedia 3241 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, offering never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s with USB Type-C
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
  • Multi-GPU: With Steel armor PCI-E slots. Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire™
  • SOCKET
  • CPU (MAX SUPPORT)
  • CHIPSET
  • DDR4 MEMORY
  • MEMORY CHANNEL
  • DIMM SLOTS
  • MAX MEMORY (GB)
  • PCI-E X16
  • PCI-E GEN
  • PCI-E X1
  • SATAIII
  • M.2 SLOT
  • RAID
  • TPM (HEADER)
  • LAN
  • USB 3.2 PORTS (FRONT)
  • USB 3.2 PORTS (REAR)
  • USB 2.0 PORTS (FRONT)
  • USB 2.0 PORTS (REAR)
  • AUDIO PORTS (REAR)
  • DISPLAYPORT
  • HDMI
  • DIRECTX
  • FORM FACTOR
  • CROSSFIRE
  • OPERATING SYSTEM

1200i9Intel® Z490 Chipset5000(OC)/ 4800(OC)/ 4400(OC)/ 4300(OC)/ 4266(OC)/ 4200(OC)/ 4133(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC) / 2933/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133 MHzDual41282Gen33620/1/5/1011x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5G LAN + 1x Intel I219V 1G LAN1(Gen 1, Type C), 2(Gen 1, Type A)1(Gen 2×2, Type C), 1(Gen 2, Type A), 4(Gen 1, Type A)42REALTEK/ALC1200-VD11112ATXYSupport for Windows® 10 64-bit

Download MSI Z490 TOMAHAWK drivers here.

These specifications are to be used as a guide only. Parts subject to availability. For expert assistance in selecting a great system for your needs please visit this page.

MSI Z490 GAMING PLUS Motherboard

MSI Z490 GAMING PLUS
  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5000(OC) MHz
  • Ready 4 the Future: Support Lightning Gen 4 Solution for the future
  • Enhanced Power Design: 12+1+1 Duet Rail Power System, 8+4 pin CPU power connectors, Core Boost, DDR4 Boost
  • Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink Design and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop gaming experience
  • 2.5G LAN with LAN Manager: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
  • Turbo M.2: Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs
  • Pre-installed I/O Shielding: Better EMI protection and more convenience for installation
  • Intel Turbo USB 3.2 Gen 2: Powered by Intel USB 3.2 Gen 2 controller, Turbo USB ensures an uninterrupted connection with more stability and fastest USB speeds
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
  • SOCKET
  • CPU (MAX SUPPORT)
  • CHIPSET
  • DDR4 MEMORY
  • MEMORY CHANNEL
  • DIMM SLOTS
  • MAX MEMORY (GB)
  • PCI-E X16
  • PCI-E GEN
  • PCI-E X1
  • SATAIII
  • M.2 SLOT
  • RAID
  • TPM (HEADER)
  • LAN
  • USB 3.2 PORTS (FRONT)
  • USB 3.2 PORTS (REAR)
  • USB 2.0 PORTS (FRONT)
  • USB 2.0 PORTS (REAR)
  • SERIAL PORTS(FRONT)
  • AUDIO PORTS (REAR)
  • DISPLAYPORT
  • HDMI
  • DIRECTX
  • FORM FACTOR
  • CROSSFIRE
  • OPERATING SYSTEM

1200i9Intel® Z490 Chipset5000(OC)/ 4800(OC)/ 4600(OC)/ 4533(OC)/ 4400(OC)/ 4300(OC)/ 4266(OC)/ 4200(OC)/ 4133(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2933(JEDEC)/ 2666(JEDEC)/ 2400(JEDEC)/ 2133(JEDEC) MHzDual41282Gen33620/1/5/1011x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5G LAN1(Gen 1, Type C), 4(Gen 1, Type A)
1(Gen 2, Type C), 1(Gen 2, Type A), 2(Gen 1, Type A)
4215+ Optical S/PDIF (Realtek® ALC1200 Codec)1112ATXYSupport for Windows® 10 64-bit

Download MSI Z490 GAMING PLUS drivers here.

These specifications are to be used as a guide only. Parts subject to availability. For expert assistance in selecting a great system for your needs please visit this page.

MSI Z490-A PRO Motherboard

MSI Z490-A PRO
  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5000(OC) MHz
  • Ready 4 the Future: Support Lightning Gen 4 Solution for the future
  • Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink Design and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop works
  • Ready 4 the Future: Support Lightning Gen 4 Solution for the future
  • 2.5G LAN: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
  • Turbo M.2: Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs
  • Intel Turbo USB 3.2 Gen 2: Powered by Intel USB 3.2 Gen2 controller, Turbo USB ensures an uninterrupted connection with more stability and fastest USB speeds
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
  • Multi-GPU: With Steel armor PCI-E slots. Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire™
  • SOCKET
  • CPU (MAX SUPPORT)
  • CHIPSET
  • DDR4 MEMORY
  • MEMORY CHANNEL
  • DIMM SLOTS
  • MAX MEMORY (GB)
  • PCI-E X16
  • PCI-E GEN
  • PCI-E X1
  • SATAIII
  • M.2 SLOT
  • RAID
  • TPM (HEADER)
  • LAN
  • USB 3.2 PORTS (FRONT)
  • USB 3.2 PORTS (REAR)
  • USB 2.0 PORTS (FRONT)
  • USB 2.0 PORTS (REAR)
  • SERIAL PORTS(FRONT)
  • AUDIO PORTS (REAR)
  • DISPLAYPORT
  • HDMI
  • DIRECTX
  • FORM FACTOR
  • CROSSFIRE
  • OPERATING SYSTEM

1200 i9Intel® Z490 Chipset5000(OC)/ 4800(OC)/ 4600(OC)/ 4533(OC)/ 4400(OC)/ 4300(OC)/ 4266(OC)/ 4200(OC)/ 4133(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC) /2933(JEDEC)/ 2666(JEDEC)/ 2400(JEDEC)/ 2133(JEDEC) MHzDual41282Gen33620/1/5/1011x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5G LAN1(Gen 1, Type C), 4(Gen 1, Type A)1(Gen 2, Type C), 1(Gen 2, Type A), 2(Gen 1, Type A)4216 HD audio connectors1112ATXYSupport for Windows® 10 64-bit

Download MSI Z490-A PRO drivers here.

These specifications are to be used as a guide only. Parts subject to availability. For expert assistance in selecting a great system for your needs please visit this page.

Gigabyte Z490 AORUS PRO AX Motherboard

Gigabyte Z490 AORUS PRO AX
  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Series Processors
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • Direct 12+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with 55A DrMOS
  • Shielded Memory Routing for Better Memory Overclocking
  • Fins-Array II Heatsink and Direct Touch Heatpipe II
  • Onboard Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT5 with AORUS Antenna
  • AMP-UP Audio with ALC1220-VB and WIMA for Rear 120dB SNR
  • Blazing Fast Intel® 2.5GbE LAN with cFosSpeed
  • Dual Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 with Thermal Guards
  • RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
  • Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
  • CPU
    1. Support for 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors/Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1200 package
    2. L3 cache varies with CPU
    (Please refer to “CPU Support List” for more information.)
  • Chipset
    1. Intel® Z490 Express Chipset
  • Memory
    1. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
    2. Dual channel memory architecture
    3. Support for DDR4 5000(O.C.)/4933(O.C.)/4800(O.C.)/ 4700(O.C.)/ 4600(O.C.)/ 4500(O.C.)/ 4400(O.C.)/ 4300(O.C.)/4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
      * To support 3200 MHz, you must use XMP memory.
    4. Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
    5. Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
    6. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
    (Please refer to “Memory Support List” for more information.)
  • Onboard GraphicsIntegrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
    1. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2160@30 Hz
      * Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.3.
    Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
  • Audio
    1. Realtek® ALC1220-VB codec
      * The back panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
    2. High Definition Audio
    3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
    4. Support for S/PDIF Out
  • LAN
    1. Intel® 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbit/1 Gbit/100 Mbit)
  • Wireless Communication moduleIntel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
    1. WIFI a, b, g, n, ac with wave 2 features, ax, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
    2. BLUETOOTH 5.1
    3. Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
      * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
  • Expansion Slots
    1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
      * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
    2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
      * The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode.
    3. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
    4. 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
    (All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
    Supports up to ASPM L1.2 power management protocols.
  • Multi-Graphics Technology
    1. Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
    2. Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
  • Storage Interface
    1. 2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_SB/M2M_SB)
    2. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    3. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
      * Refer to “1-8 Internal Connectors,” for the installation notices for the M.2 and SATA connectors.
    4. Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
    M.2 connectors support up to ASPM L1.2 PCIe power management protocols.
  • USBChipset:
    1. 1 x USB Type-C™ port on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
    2. 1 x USB Type-C™ port with USB 3.2 Gen 1 support, available through the internal USB header
    3. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
    4. 5 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
    5. 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
    Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
  • Internal I/O Connectors
    1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    3. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
    4. 1 x CPU fan header
    5. 1 x water cooling CPU fan header
    6. 4 x system fan headers
    7. 2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
    8. 2 x addressable LED strip headers
    9. 2 x RGB LED strip headers
    10. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    11. 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
    12. 1 x front panel header
    13. 1 x front panel audio header
    14. 1 x USB Type-C™ header, with USB 3.2 Gen 1 support
    15. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
    16. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
    17. 2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors
    18. 1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only)
    19. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    20. 2 x temperature sensor headers
    21. 1 x Q-Flash Plus button
  • Back Panel Connectors
    1. 1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
    2. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
    3. 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
    4. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
    5. 2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
    6. 1 x HDMI port
    7. 1 x RJ-45 port
    8. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
    9. 5 x audio jacks
  • I/O Controller
    1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip
  • H/W Monitoring
    1. Voltage detection
    2. Temperature detection
    3. Fan speed detection
    4. Water cooling flow rate detection
    5. Overheating warning
    6. Fan fail warning
    7. Fan speed control
      * Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
  • BIOS
    1. 1 x 256 Mbit flash
    2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
    3. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
  • Unique Features
    1. Support for APP Center
      * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
      @BIOS
      EasyTune
      Fast Boot
      Game Boost
      ON/OFF Charge
      RGB Fusion
      Smart Backup
      System Information Viewer
    2. Support for Q-Flash Plus
    3. Support for Q-Flash
    4. Support for Xpress Install
  • Bundled Software
    1. Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
    2. cFosSpeed
    3. XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster (12 months license)
  • Operating System
    1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit
  • Form Factor
    1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
  • Remark
    1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors’ website or 3rd party website.
    2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.

Download Gigabyte Z490 AORUS PRO AX drivers here.

These specifications are to be used as a guide only. Parts subject to availability. For expert assistance in selecting a great system for your needs please visit this page.

Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ELITE AC Motherboard

Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ELITE AC
  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Series Processors
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • Direct 12+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with 50A DrMOS
  • Shielded Memory Routing for Better Memory Overclocking
  • Advanced Thermal Design with Enlarged Surface Heatsink
  • Onboard Intel® Dual Band 802.11ac WIFI & BT5 with AORUS Antenna
  • AMP-UP Audio with ALC1200 and WIMA Audio Capacitors
  • Fast 2.5GbE LAN with Bandwidth Management
  • Dual Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 with Thermal Guards
  • Pre-installed IO Shield for Easy and Quick Installation
  • RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
  • Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
  • CPU
    1. Support for 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors/Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1200 package
    2. L3 cache varies with CPU
    (Please refer “CPU Support List” for more information.)
  • Chipset
    1. Intel® Z490 Express Chipset
  • Memory
    1. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
    2. Dual channel memory architecture
    3. Support for DDR4 5000(O.C.)/4933(O.C.)/4800(O.C.)/ 4700(O.C.)/ 4600(O.C.)/ 4500(O.C.)/ 4400(O.C.)/ 4300(O.C.)/4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
      * To support 3200 MHz, you must use XMP memory.
    4. Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
    5. Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
    6. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
    (Please refer “Memory Support List” for more information.)
  • Onboard GraphicsIntegrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
    1. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2160@30 Hz
      * Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.3.
    Maximum shared memory of 512 MB
  • Audio
    1. Realtek® ALC1200 codec
    2. High Definition Audio
    3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
    4. Support for S/PDIF Out
  • LAN
    1. Realtek® 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbit/1 Gbit/100 Mbit)
  • Wireless Communication moduleIntel® Wi-Fi AC 9462:
    1. Intel® CNVi interface 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
    2. BLUETOOTH 5
    3. Support for 1×1 11ac wireless standard and up to 433 Mbps data rate
      * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
  • Expansion Slots
    1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
      * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
    2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
    3. 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
      (All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
    Supports up to ASPM L1.2 power management protocols.
  • Multi-Graphics Technology
    1. Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
  • Storage Interface
    1. 2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M_SB/M2A_SB)
    2. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    3. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
      * Refer to “1-7 Internal Connectors,” for the installation notices for the M.2 and SATA connectors.
    4. Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
    M.2 connectors support up to ASPM L1.2 PCIe power management protocols.
  • USBChipset:
    1. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
    2. 1 x USB Type-C™ port with USB 3.2 Gen 1 support, available through the internal USB header
    3. 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
    4. 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
    Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
  • Internal I/O Connectors
    1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    3. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
    4. 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
    5. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    6. 1 x CPU fan header
    7. 1 x water cooling CPU fan header
    8. 3 x system fan headers
    9. 2 x addressable LED strip headers
    10. 2 x RGB LED strip headers
    11. 1 x front panel header
    12. 1 x front panel audio header
    13. 1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.2 Gen 1 support
    14. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
    15. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
    16. 1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only)
    17. 2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors
    18. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    19. 1 x Q-Flash Plus button
  • Back Panel Connectors
    1. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
    2. 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
    3. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
    4. 2 x SMA antenna connectors (1T1R)
    5. 1 x HDMI port
    6. 1 x RJ-45 port
    7. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
    8. 5 x audio jacks
  • I/O Controller
    1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip
  • H/W Monitoring
    1. Voltage detection
    2. Temperature detection
    3. Fan speed detection
    4. Water cooling flow rate detection
    5. Overheating warning
    6. Fan fail warning
    7. Fan speed control
      * Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the fan you install.
  • BIOS
    1. 1 x 256 Mbit flash
    2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
    3. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0 Unique Features
  • Unique Features
    1. Support for APP Center
      * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
      @BIOS
      EasyTune
      Fast Boot
      Game Boost
      ON/OFF Charge
      RGB Fusion
      Smart Backup
      System Information Viewer
    2. Support for Q-Flash Plus
    3. Support for Q-Flash
    4. Support for Xpress Install
  • Bundled Software
    1. Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
    2. Realtek® 8125 Gaming LAN Bandwidth Control Utility
  • Operating System
    1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit
  • Form Factor
    1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
  • Remark
    1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors’ website or 3rd party website.
    2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.

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