Asus Prime Z490-A Gaming Motherboard

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Asus Prime Z490-A is 10th Gen LGA 1200 Socket Supported ATX Motherboard

Features

Intel® Z490 (LGA 1200) ATX motherboard with dual M.2, 14 DrMOS power stages, HDMI, DisplayPort, SATA 6 Gbps, Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®, Thunderbolt™ 3 support, and Aura Sync RGB lighting

  • 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

Overview

ASUS Prime series is expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. Boasting a robust power design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, Prime Z490 series motherboards provide daily users and DIY PC builders a range of performance tuning options via intuitive software and firmware features.

Tune It Your Way

Comprehensive controls form the foundation of the ASUS Prime series. The Prime Z490 motherboard packs flexible tools to tune every aspect of your system, enabling you to tweak performance settings to perfectly match the way you work – maximizing your productivity.

Cool to the Core

Prime Z490 series is engineered with multiple onboard heatsinks and an array of hybrid fan headers to ensure your rig stays cool and stable under intense workloads.

Build on a Solid Foundation

Prime Z490 series is built to handle the additional cores and increased bandwidth of 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processors. A Z490 motherboard provides all the fundamentals to boost daily productivity, so your system will be ready for action with stable power, intuitive cooling and flexible transfer options.

Specifications

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*
*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.
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
2 x Addressable RGB header
1 x AAFP connector
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
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
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 )
Warranty3 Years

Additional information

Weight5 kg
Brand

Asus

Socket

LGA1200

Chipset

Z490

Form Factor

ATX

Memory Slot

4 Slot

Platfrom

Intel

EAN/UPC

4718017678674

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