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MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs

MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs

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  • MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs
  • MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs
  • MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs
  • MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs
  • MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs
  • MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs
  • MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs
  • MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs

Developed to unlock the full gaming potential of the latest 13th Gen Intel® Core processor by combining elite hardware system support and premium durability, the MEG Z790 ACE is an outstanding E-ATX platform for extreme settings in terms of overclocking the processor, memory, and graphics card at the highest level.

MSI MEG Z790 ACE eATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1700 CPUs

MEG Z790 ACE

Developed to unlock the full gaming potential of the latest 13th Gen Intel® Core processor by combining elite hardware system support and premium durability, the MEG Z790 ACE is an outstanding E-ATX platform for extreme settings in terms of overclocking the processor, memory, and graphics card at the highest level.

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Key Features:

  • Socket 1700
  • Intel Z790 Chipset
  • 6 x SATA & 8 x USB Ports
  • DDR5 (max 128GB, 4 slots)

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CCL Code: MBD3337
Overview

Lustrous Aesthetics, Pure Performance

The MEG Z790 ACE furnished premium aesthetics with its dark black finish and gold embellishes. Developed to unlock the full gaming potential of the Intel Z790 chipset and 13th gen processors by combining elite hardware system support and premium durability, the MEG Z790 ACE is an outstanding E-ATX platform for extreme settings in terms of overclocking the processor, memory, and graphics card at the highest level.

Supports Intel Core 12th & 13th Gen Processors

The MEG Z790 ACE motherboard supports 12th & 13th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors.

Form Factor: E-ATX

Socket Type: LGA 1700

Chipset: Intel Z790

24+1+2 Duet Rail Power System with 105A SPS

With its dual 8 pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, the MEG Z790 ACE is able to release maximum CPU power loads to support system-demanding game settings:

  1. Digital PWM IC
  2. 24-Phase Duet Rail CPU Power (Smart Power Stage / 105A)
  3. 1-Phase GT Power
  4. 2-Phase AUX Power

Extreme Cooling Features

VRM Cooling: Features Stacked Fin Array, MSI direct-touch Cross heat pipe, 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pads with extra choke thermal pads and Frozr AI software for improved thermal dissipation.

PCB Cooling: Premium 8-layer server-grade printed circuit design with 2 oz. thickened copper improves heat dissipation & reliability.

SSD Cooling: Double-sided M.2 Shield Frozr prevents thermal throttling and protects SSDs.

System Cooling: Connect and synchronize cooling with strategically placed pin-headers - including dual pump-fan headers.

4 x DDR5 Dual Channel (7600 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 7600+ MHz, supports Intel XMP.

2 x Fortified PCI-e 5.0 x16 Slots

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:

2 x PCI-e 5.0/4.0/3.0 x16 slots* (with Steel Armor** and AMD Multi-GPU supported)

1 x PCI-e 4.0/3.0 x16 slot

*Supports x16/x0, x8/x8

**MSI Surface Mount Technology (SMT) solder welding improves signal clarity.

Gen5 & Gen4 M.2 Connectors

The MEG Z790 ACE motherboard features MSI's M.2 slots:

1 x Gen5 x4 128Gb/s slot

4 x Gen4 x4 64Gb/s slots

DIY Friendly Design

MSI MEG Z790 ACE motherboards feature patented tool-free M.2 Shield Frozr covers as well as EZ M.2 clips for DIY friendly M.2 SSD installation & upgrades.

Magnetic Tool-Free M.2 Design: This patented design enables true “wire-less” RGB function, while the screwless design provides the easiest way for M.2 installation.

EZ M.2 Clip: Install or replace M.2 SSD quickly and effortlessly without ever having to hunt for a screwdriver.

Wi-Fi 6E & Thunderbolt 4 Ports

Dual 2.5G LAN: Dual Intel 2.5Gbps LAN controllers deliver a premium network gaming experience.

Wi-Fi 6E: Features the latest Wi-Fi 6E module (ultra-low latency, high-bandwidth) & Bluetooth 5.2 technology.

Thunderbolt 4: Supports true 40Gbps transfer rates and 8K display support.

HD Audio: 7.1-Channel USB High Performance Audio with Audio Boost 5 HD & S/PDIF output.

Main Features

  • Supports 12th/ 13th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold and Celeron processors for LGA 1700 socket
  • Supports DDR5 Memory, Dual Channel DDR5 7800+MHz (OC)
  • Dual Thunderbolt 4 ports: Thunderbolt USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support, Daisy-Chaining and Multi-Port Accessory Architecture provide reliable connectivity and better user experience.
  • Extreme Power Design: 24+1+2 phases power design with 105A Smart Power Stage and dual CPU power connectors are ready to unleash the maximum performance.
  • Maximum 5 x M.2 Connectors: Onboard quintuple M.2 connectors including one PCIe 5.0 solution for the maximum storage performance. The double-sided Shield Frozr design keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
  • Outstanding Cooling Solution: Stacked Fin Array, Direct Touch Cross Heat-pipe, Aluminum Backplate, 7W/mK thermal pads, double-sided M.2 Shield Frozr and Frozr AI software ensure the extreme performance with low temperature.
  • Dual 2.5G LAN with latest Wi-Fi 6E solution: Onboard dual 2.5G LAN with the latest Wi-Fi 6E solution which supports 6GHz spectrum delivering the best online gaming experience.
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 5.0 slots, Lightning Gen 5 x4 M.2, Dual Front USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20G with one 60W USB Power Delivery.
  • DIY Friendly Design: Patented Magnetic & Screwless M.2 Shield Frozr, EZ M.2 Clips, Smart Button, Pre-installed I/O Shield, Steel Armor
  • 8 Layer PCB with 2oz Thickened Copper: Provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise.
  • Audio Boost 5 HD: Ultimate audio solution with latest premium ALC4082 audio processor combining ESS audio DAC and amplifier deliver the breathtaking experience
Specifications

CPU

CPU Socket Socket 1700
CPU Brand Intel
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors 12th/13th Gen Intel Core Processors, Pentium Gold and Celeron Processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket LGA1700

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 2 x Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C)
1 x USB-C 3.1
7 x USB 3.1
DisplayPorts Yes via Thunderbolt 4
RJ-45 Ports 2 x RJ-45
DisplayPort(s) 2 x Mini DisplayPort (for Thunderbolt 4 pass-through)
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 3 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
S/PDIF Port 1 x S/PDIF Optical Out
Antenna Connector(s) 2 x SMA Antenna

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 2 x USB-C 3.2 headers (supports 2 ports)
2 x USB 3.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
2 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan header
2 x Pump fan headers
5 x System fan headers
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header 1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 24-pin ATX
2 x 8-pin EPS
Other Connectors 1 x M.2 slot, Type 2280 (PCIe Gen5)
1 x M.2 slot, Type 2260/2280/22110 (PCIe Gen4)
1 x M.2 slot, Type 2260/2280 (PCIe Gen4)
1 x M.2 slot, Type 2260/2280 (PCIe Gen4 or SATA)
1 x M.2 slot, Type 2260/2280/22110 (PCIe Gen4 or SATA)
1 x Water Flow header
2 x Thermal Sensor headers
1 x Tuning Controller header
3 x 3-pin ARGB LED headers
1 x 4-pin RGB LED header

Memory

Memory Bus Speed Up to 7800+ (OC) MHz
Memory Type DDR5
Maximum RAM 128 GB
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM

Motherboard

Northbridge Z790
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA Supported Yes

Expansion

Number of PCI Express Slots 2 x PCI Express 5.0 x16 slots (@ x16, x8)
1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 slot (@ x4)

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported Yes

Sound

Integrated Sound Realtek ALC4082

Warranty

Warranty 3 Years

Network

Integrated Network Intel
Network Speeds Supported Up to 2.5 Gbps
Wireless LAN Yes (Wi-Fi 6E)
Wireless Network Speed Up to 2.4 Gbps
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 5.3

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 11 64-bit

System

Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
Drivers Yes
SLi/Crossfire Features Supports AMD Multi GPU

Physical

Form Factor E-ATX Motherboard
In The Box Motherboard
Wi-Fi Antenna
USB Drive
EZ Front Panel Cable
4 x SATA Cables
2 x Thermistor Cables
1 to 2 RGB LED Extension Y Cable
Rainbow RGB LED Extension Cable
2 x DP to Mini DP Cables
M.2 Screws / Standoff Sets / EZ M.2 Clips
Cable Stickers
Quick Installation Guide
EU Regulatory Notice
Width 304.8 mm
Length 277 mm

Key Features

Firewire
IDE/EIDE Supported
SCSI/SAS Supported
Wireless Network Yes
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Number of PCI Slots slot(s)
Number of PCI-X Slots slot(s)
Main Colour
Socket(s)
Memory Channel Dual
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 6 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 8 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support ATi CrossFire
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection No
DisplayPort Connection No
Motherboard Form Factor eATX
Wake on LAN
Motherboard Power Connectors 8 + 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel Z790
Thunderbolt Yes
Motherboard Model MSI MEG Z790 ACE
WiFi Speed 2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
Cooler Height mm
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control MSI Mystic Sync
Memory Speed 7800 MHz
Skip Audio Test
RGB Header Type 3-Pin ARGB
Addressable RGB Yes
Internal USB Type-C Header Yes
Radiator Length mm
Microsoft Processor List
Power Requirement (auto) 100 W
Cooler count
Max Memory Speed Supported (Non-overclocked) 5600 MHz
Max Memory Speed Supported (overclocked) 7800 MHz
CPU Power Pins (female) 16
PCI Express Power Pins (female)
Total M.2 Slots 5
Maximum NVMe M.2 ports 5
Maximum SATA M.2 ports 2
PCI-e slots
SATA ports 6
No. of front USB2.0 ports supported 4
No. of front USB3.0 ports supported 4
No. of front USB-C ports supported 2

Graphics

Graphics Chipset

Item Details

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code MEG Z790 ACE
EAN 4711377025546
UPC 824142305744
Condition New
Warranty

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code MEG Z790 ACE
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