Gigabyte Z490 GAMING X Motherboard

Gigabyte Z490 GAMING X
  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Series Processors
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • Direct 11+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with DrMOS
  • Enlarged VRM Heatsink with 5W/mK Thermal Conductive Pad
  • Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
  • Multi-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable™ Design
  • ALC1200 Multi-Channel Audio with High Quality Audio Capacitors and Audio Noise Guard
  • Dual Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 X4 (1 with Thermal Guard) & SATA Interface
  • Intel® Native USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A with Speed Up To 10Gbps
  • RGB FUSION 2.0 Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
  • Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Q-Flash Plus Updates BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
  • CEC 2019 Ready, Save the Power as Easy as One Click
  • Lightning-Fast Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 AIC Support
  • 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. Intel® Core™ i9/i7 processors:
      DDR4 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
    2. Intel® Core™ i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors:
      Support for DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz memory modules
    3. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
    4. Dual channel memory architecture
    5. Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
    6. Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
    7. 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. Intel® GbE LAN chip (1000 Mbit/100 Mbit)
  • 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
    3. 3 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. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_SB)
    2. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M_SB)
    3. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    4. 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.
    5. Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
    M.2 connectors support up to ASPM L1.2 PCIe power management protocols.
  • USBChipset:
    1. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel
    2. 7 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (5 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
    3. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
  • Internal I/O Connectors
    1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    2. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
    3. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    4. 1 x CPU fan header
    5. 4 x system fan headers
    6. 2 x addressable LED strip headers
    7. 2 x RGB LED strip headers
    8. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    9. 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
    10. 1 x front panel header
    11. 1 x front panel audio header
    12. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
    13. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
    14. 1 x USB 2.0/1.1 header
    15. 1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only)
    16. 2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors
    17. 1 x serial port header
    18. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    19. 1 x Q-Flash Plus button
  • Back Panel Connectors
    1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
    2. 1 x HDMI port
    3. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
    4. 5 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
    5. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
    6. 1 x RJ-45 port
    7. 6 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. Overheating warning
    5. Fan fail warning
    6. Fan speed control
      * Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler 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
  • Operating System
    1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit
  • Form Factor
    1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 23.0cm
  • 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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