MSI Pro Z790-A WIFI Motherboard :
MSI Pro Z790-A WIFI is designed with tons of flexible tools and convenient Wi-Fi solution with DDR5 memory version. The PRO Series is tailored to professionals from all walks of life. The lineup features impressive performance and high quality, while aiming to provide users incredible experience. Users who care about productivity and efficiency can definitely count on the MSI Pro Z790-A WIFI to assist you with multitasking and increasing efficiency.
- MSI Pro Z790-A WIFI Supports 12th/13th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors for LGA 1700 socket
- MSI Pro Z790-A WIFI Supports DDR5 Memory, Dual Channel DDR5 7200+MHz (OC)
- Enhanced Power Design: 16+1+1 DRPS with 80A SPS, dual 8-pin CPU power connectors, Core Boost, Memory Boost
- Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink, MOSFET thermal pads rated for 7W/mK, additional choke thermal pads and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop gaming experience
- High Quality PCB: 6-layer PCB made by 2oz thickened copper and server grade level material
- Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 5.0 slot, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2×2
- 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
- 2.5G LAN with Wi-Fi 6E Solution: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
- AUDIO BOOST 5: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
Supports Intel Core 12th & 13th Gen Processors
The MSI PRO Z790-A WIFI motherboard supports 12th & 13th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors.
Form Factor: ATX
Socket Type: LGA 1700
Chipset: Intel Z790
16 Duet Rail Power System with 80A Smart Power Stage
With its dual 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, the MSI PRO Z790-A WIFI is able to sustain heavy CPU power loads to support system-demanding settings:
1. Digital PWM IC
2. 16 Duet Rail CPU Power System with 80A SPS
3. 1-Phase GT Power
4. 1-Phase AUX Power
Integrated Cooling Features
VRM Cooling: Features an extended heatsink and 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pads.
PCB Cooling: Premium 6-layer printed circuit design with 2 oz. thickened copper improves heat dissipation & reliability.
SSD Cooling: M.2 Shield Frozr prevents thermal throttling.
System Cooling: Connect and synchronize cooling with strategically placed pin-headers – including a dedicated pump-fan header.
Fortified PCI-e 5.0 x16
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points to support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor also shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference:
1 x PCI-e 5.0/4.0/3.0 x16 slot* (with Steel Armor**)
1 x PCI-e 4.0/3.0 x16 slot*
**MSI Surface Mount Technology (SMT) solder welding improves signal clarity.
Lightning Gen4 M.2 Connectors
The PRO Z790-A WIFI motherboard features MSI’s latest M.2 slots:
4 x Gen4 x4 64Gb/s slots
M.2 Shield Frozr
Even the world’s fastest SSDs will automatically slow if thermal throttling firmware detects excessively high temperatures.
M.2 Shield Frozr: MSI’s most advanced thermal solution, offering the best possible protection to ensure maximum SSD transfer speed performance.
4 x DDR5 Dual Channel (7200 MHz OC)
Memory Boost: A fully-isolated DDR circuit delivers pure data signals for optimal gaming and overclocking performance.
XMP profiles in MSI BIOS are MSI OC LAB optimized and can be easily enabled with auto power settings for optimized memory speed and stability.
*1DPC 1R Max. overclocking frequency 7200+ MHz, supports Intel XMP.
Wi-Fi 6E & Bluetooth 5.2
2.5G LAN: An Intel 2.5Gbps LAN controller delivers a premium network gaming experience.
Wi-Fi 6E: Features the latest Wi-Fi 6E module (ultra-low latency, high-bandwidth) & Bluetooth 5.2 technology.
USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C: Connect to devices and transfer files at high bandwidth rates: 20Gb/s.
HD Audio: 7.1-Channel USB High Performance Audio with Audio Boost 5 & S/PDIF output.
|CPU Support||Supports 12th/13th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors|
|Memory||4x DDR5, Maximum Memory Capacity 192GB|
Memory Support 7200+(OC)/ 7000(OC)/ 6800(OC)/ 6600(OC)/ 6400(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/ 5600(JEDEC)/ 5400(JEDEC)/ 5200(JEDEC)/ 5000(JEDEC)/ 4800(JEDEC) MHz
Max. overclocking frequency:
• 1DPC 1R Max speed up to 7200+ MHz
• 1DPC 2R Max speed up to 6600+ MHz
• 2DPC 1R Max speed up to 6400+ MHz
• 2DPC 2R Max speed up to 5600+ MHzSupports Intel® XMP 3.0 OC
Supports Dual-Controller Dual-Channel mode
Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
|Onboard Graphics||1x HDMI™|
Support HDMI™ 2.1 with HDR, maximum resolution of 4K 60Hz*
Support DP 1.4, maximum resolution of 8K 60Hz*
*Available only on processors featuring integrated graphics. Graphics specifications may vary depending on the CPU installed.
|Expansion Slot||3x PCI-E x16 slot|
1x PCI-E x1 slot
PCI_E1 Gen PCIe 5.0 supports up to x16 (From CPU)
PCI_E2 Gen PCIe 3.0 supports up to x1 (From Chipset)
PCI_E3 Gen PCIe 4.0 supports up to x4 (From Chipset)
PCI_E4 Gen PCIe 3.0 supports up to x1 (From Chipset)
M.2_1 Source (From CPU) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 , supports 22110/2280/2260/2242 devices
M.2_2 Source (From Chipset) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 , supports 2280/2260/2242 devices
M.2_3 Source (From Chipset) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 / SATA mode, supports 2280/2260/2242 devices
M.2_4 Source (From Chipset) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 / SATA mode, supports 2280/2260/2242 devices
6x SATA 6G
|RAID||Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices|
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for M.2 NVMe storage devices
|USB||2x USB 2.0 (Rear)|
4x USB 2.0 (Front)
2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A (Rear)
2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A (Front)
3x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A (Rear)
1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C (Front)
1x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type C (Rear)
|LAN||Intel 2.5Gbps LAN|
|Wireless / Bluetooth||Intel® Wi-Fi 6E|
The Wireless module is pre-installed in the M.2 (Key-E) slot
Supports MU-MIMO TX/RX, 2.4GHz / 5GHz / 6GHz* (160MHz) up to 2.4Gbps
Supports 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ axSupports Bluetooth® 5.3, FIPS, FISMA* Wi-Fi 6E 6GHz may depend on every country’s regulations and will be ready in Windows 11.
** Bluetooth 5.3 will be ready in Windows 10 build 21H1 and Windows 11.
|Audio|| Realtek® ALC4080 Codec|
7.1-Channel USB High Performance Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
|Internal I/O||1x Power Connector(ATX_PWR)|
2x Power Connector(CPU_PWR)
1x CPU Fan
1x Pump Fan
6x System Fan
2x Front Panel (JFP)
1x Chassis Intrusion (JCI)
1x Front Audio (JAUD)
1x TBT connector (JTBT, supports RTD3)
1x Tuning Controller connector(JDASH)
3x Addressable V2 RGB LED connector (JARGB_V2)
1x RGB LED connector(JRGB)
1x TPM pin header(Support TPM 2.0)
4x USB 2.0 ports
2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A ports
1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C ports
|LED Feature||4x EZ Debug LED|
|Back Panel Ports||DisplayPort|
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
Flash BIOS Button
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A)
USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 20Gbps (Type-C)
|Operating System||Support for Windows 11 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit|
|PCB Dimension (W x L)||ATX 243.84mmx304.8mm|