ASUS ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
Brand : Asus
Intel LGA 1200 socket: Designed to unleash the maximum performance of 10th Gen Intel Core processors
Robust Power Solution: 12+2 Dr. MOS power stages with ProCool II power connector, high-quality alloy chokes and durable capacitors to provide reliable power when pushing CPU performance to the limit
Optimized Thermal Design: VRM heatsink, PCH fanless heatsink, M. 2 heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4 utility
High-performance Gaming Networking: On-board Intel 2. 5 Gb Ethernet with ASUS LANGuard
Best Gaming Connectivity: Supports HDMI 1. 4 and DisplayPort 1. 4 output, and featuring dual M. 2, front panel USB 3. 2 Gen 2 Type-C connector
ASUS ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard
The ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming motherboard is perfect if you're looking for an eye-catching gaming build. Its cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics embodies the vibrant spirit of ROG Strix, and sports an all-new white and silver color scheme. Looks aside, ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming is designed to cope with the demands of 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processors through its boosted power delivery and an improved cooling design, while featuring AI enhancements and intuitive dashboards to help you overclock and tweak various parameters easily.
ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming helps you get the most out of your gaming build with up-rated power delivery and optimized cooling. Intelligent controls lets you manage overclocking, cooling and networking settings easily, giving you everything you need to harness the full potential of your build for top-tier gaming performance.
ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming provides you with the latest connectivity for supersmooth online experiences and blisteringly-fast file transfers. Superior audio performance gives you a massive advantage, allowing you to pick up on the smallest audio cues for a completely Immersive gaming experience.
DDR4 OC 4600MHz
ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming supports up to 128GB DDR4 memory across four slots. OptiMem II technology improves trace layout to significantly reduce vias and crosstalk to enhance memory stability and compatibility, giving memory kits higher frequency margins.
Dual PCIe 3.0 M.2
Two M.2 slots are available, with one supporting both SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4 modes, and the other supporting PCIe 3.0 x4 for NVMe. Together, they give you the fastest and most-flexible M.2 interface available.
PLAY YOUR OWN STYLE
The cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics are accentuated by the bold slashes and cybertext. Together with the most diverse ROG ecosystem, Pair your ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming with other ROG products to customize a gaming rig that reflects your personal style.
ROG GIVES YOU MORE
ROG exclusive software utilities deliver intuitive audio tuning and gaming enhancements so you can configure your gaming build the way you want.
Take care of complex tuning with just one click. ASUS 5-Way Optimization is a system-wide tuning utility that overclocks the processor and tunes fan speeds to ensure the best balance between cooling and acoustics. The automated CPU tuning feature of 5-Way Optimization leverages the same onboard intelligence as AI Overclocking,but goes further by running a Prime95 based stress test to deliver a result that's well-tuned from the get-go.
The renowned ROG UEFI (BIOS) provides everything you need to configure, tweak, and tune your rig. It offers intelligently simplified options for newcomers to PC DIY, as well as comprehensive features for seasoned veterans.
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.
4 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).
Integrated 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.
Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology
Intel® 10th Gen Processors 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or x8+x4+x4) Intel® Z490 Chipset 1 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x2 mode) 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
Total 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 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode) 6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s) Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10 Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet ASUS LANGuard
Wireless Data Network
M.2 slot only (Key E) (Support CNVI & PCIe interface)* *Wi-Fi module is sold separately.
ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A - Dual OP Amplifiers - Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs - 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 : - SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology - Gold-plated jacks - Optical S/PDIF in port(s) at back panel - Premium Japanese audio capacitors - Audio Cover * Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
Rear USB Port ( Total 8 ) 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(1 x Type-A + USB Type-CTM) 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(4 x Type-A) 2 x USB 2.0 port(s) Front USB Port ( Total 7 ) 1 x USB3.1 Gen 1 front panel connector port(s) 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s) 4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
ROG Exclusive Software - RAMCache III - ROG CPU-Z - GameFirst VI - Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer - Sonic Radar III - DTS® Sound Unbound - Overwolf - Anti-virus software ASUS 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 WinRAR UEFI BIOS AI Overclocking Guide ASUS EZ DIY - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 - ASUS EZ Flash 3 - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode FlexKey
ASUS Special Features
Aura Feature - Standard RGB headers - Addressable Gen 2 RGB header 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 - Aluminum M.2 heatsink ASUS EZ DIY - BIOS FlashBack™ button - BIOS FlashBack™ LED - Procool II - Pre-mounted I/O Shield - SafeSlot
Back I/O Ports
1 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet 1 x DisplayPort 1 x HDMI 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (1 x Type-A + USB Type-CTM) 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A 2 x USB 2.0 (one port can be switched to USB BIOS FlashBack™) 1 x Optical S/PDIF out 1 x USB BIOS FlashBack™ Button(s) 5 x Gold-plated audio jacks
Internal I/O Ports
1 x M.2_FAN connector 1 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 Addressable RGB header 1 x AAFP connector 2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 front panel TypeC™ connector 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 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 Clear CMOS jumper(s) 1 x CPU_OV jumper 1 x VRM_HS_FAN Header
User's manual 1 x ASUS Fan Holder 4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s) 1 x Supporting DVD 1 x ROG Strix stickers 1 x Cable ties pack(s) 1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm) 1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED 1 x Thermistor cable(s) 1 x ROG Thank you card 1 x 2-in-1 Rubber pad 1 M.2 SSD screw package(s) 1 M.2 Key E screw package(s) 1 ROG key chain
192 (128+64) Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
WOL by PME, PXE
Windows® 10 64-bit
ATX Form Factor 12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
* M.2_1 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_2. When M.2_1 is populated SATA6G_2 will be disabled.