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MSI MEG Z490 ACE Intel Socket 1200 Motherboard

CCL Code: MBD2744
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Manufacturer Code: MEG Z490 ACE
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Manufacturer: MSI
MSI MEG Z490 ACE Intel Socket 1200 Motherboard

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Key Features:

  • Socket 1200
  • Intel Z490 Chipset
  • 6 x SATA & 8 x USB Ports
  • DDR4 (max 128GB, 4 slots)
  • ATX Form Factor

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MEG Z490 ACE
OUTSTANDING COOLING SOLUTION
MSI MEG Z490 ACE CORNERSTONE overview
MSI Frozr Heatsink Design with Zero Frozr Technology Frozr Heatsink Design with Zero Frozr Technology
Exclusive to MEG class models, the active cooling solution is ready to release the maximum performance.
MSI MOSFET Baseplate MOSFET Baseplate
These backplate cool down the MOSFET temperature with solid metal design.
MSI Enlarged Heatsink with 7W/mK Thermal Pad Enlarged Heatsink with 7W/mK Thermal Pad
Enlarged MOS heatsink increases the heat dissipation surface, 7W/mK thermal pad provide better heat transfer to the heat sink.
MSI Heat-pipe Design Heat-pipe Design
Connecting two MOS heatsinks to enlarge the surface of heat dissipation.
MSI M.2 Shield Frozr M.2 Shield Frozr
Onboard M.2 thermal solution keep M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run cooler and faster.
 
MEG Z490 ACE
UNLIMITED CONNECTIVITY
MSI MEG Z490 ACE LIGHTNING overview
MSI Lightning USB 20G Lightning USB 20G
Lighting ASmedia 3241 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 controller providing transfer speeds up to 20Gb/s through the Rear USB Type-C port.
MSI Latest Wi-Fi 6 Solution Latest Wi-Fi 6 Solution
The latest wireless solution supports MU-MIMO and BSS color technology, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps.
MSI 2.5G plus Gigabit LAN 2.5G plus Gigabit LAN
Onboard 2.5G, Gigabit LAN and latest Wi-Fi 6 solution deliver the best online experience without lag.
MSI Triple Turbo M.2 Connectors Triple Turbo M.2 Connectors
Turbo M.2 delivers PCI-E Gen3 x4 performance with transfer speeds up to 32 Gb/s for the latest SSDs.
 
MEG Z490 ACE
STABLE CORNERSTONE OF YOUR SYSTEM
MSI MEG Z490 ACE THERMAL overview
MSI Chest Plate Chest Plate
MSI 6-Layer PCB Design 6-Layer PCB Design
MSI ISL Digital PWM,16 Phases with 90A SPS ISL Digital PWM,16 Phases with 90A SPS
MSI DDR4 Steel Armor & PCIe Steel Armor DDR4 Steel Armor & PCIe Steel Armor
MSI Smart Button Smart Button
 
ESL PRO LEAGUE PARTNERSHIP
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE & MPG SEKIRA 500G
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE GAMING RIG
CUSTOMIZE YOUR GAMING RIG
Personalize your PC with 16.8 million colors and 29 effects through Mystic Light RGB LED. Controlled in one click with the Mystic Light APP or a mobile device.
  • Customize colors
  • Customize effects
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE THERMAL SOLUTION
THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
VRM Heatpipe, Frozr Heatsink and MOSFET Baseplate ensure extreme performance with low temp.
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE TRIPLE TURBO M.2 WITH SHIELD FROZR
TRIPLE TURBO M.2 WITH SHIELD FROZR
Turbo M.2 delivers PCI-E Gen3 x4 performance with transfer speeds up to 32 Gb/s for the latest SSDs. Shield Frozr design keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE EXTREME POWER DESIGN
EXTREME POWER DESIGN
MEG Z490 ACE features ISL Digital PWM, 16+1 phases with 90A Smart Power Stage and dual CPU power connectors. Exclusive to MEG class models is Mirrored Power Arrangement for releasing true power.
 
MSI Lightning USB 20G
4X Faster Lightning USB 20G
The transmission speed of the latest USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 reaches up to 20Gbps, which is four times faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1 solution. Powered by ASMedia 3241 chip, MEG Z490 ACE provides stable high speed transmission to save time for better gaming experience.
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE CHEST PLATE
CHEST PLATE
MEG Z490 ACE features a rigid metal backplate that reinforces the motherboard’s edges along the connectors, preventing bending and twisting during installation that could potentially damage or dislodge surface mounted components.
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE PRE-INSTALLED IO
PRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELDING
Featuring the pre-installed IO shielding, makes your installation process easier and safer. The patent-pending design protect your IO ports also prevent electrostatic discharge damage, makes your motherboard a strong gaming foundation.
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE DUAL LAN WITH 2.5G LAN
DUAL LAN WITH 2.5G LAN
MEG Z490 ACE features high-bandwidth and low-latency 2.5G plus Gigabit LAN for demanding creators and power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE WI-FI 6 & BLUETOOTH
WI-FI 6 & BLUETOOTH
Use your LAN port for online gaming while using WiFi for other online applications. The Wi-Fi 6 adopts latest OFDMA and two-way MU-MIMO technologies, delivering wireless transmission speeds up to 2.4Gbps.
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing.
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE AUDIO BOOST HD
AUDIO BOOST HD
A dedicated audio processor, ESS audio DAC, and headphone amplifier have been integrated into isolated audio circuitry to deliver game-changing studio grade sound.
 
MSI MEG Z490 ACE MULTIPLE GPU SUPPORTS AND STEEL ARMOR
MULTIPLE GPU SUPPORTS AND STEEL ARMOR
MEG Z490 ACE supports multiple GPU solution. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running the NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD® CrossFire™ setup. Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free user experience.
 

Main Features

  • Supports 10th Gen Intel Core / Pentium Celeron processors for LGA 1200 socket
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4800(OC) MHz
  • Ready 4 the Future: Support Lightning Gen 4 Solution for the future
  • Mystic Light: 16.8 million colors / 29 effects controlled in one click. Mystic Light Extension supports RGB, RAINBOW and CORSIAR LED strip.
  • Extreme Power Design: INTERSIL digital PWM, 16+1 phases with 90A Smart Power Stage, dual CPU power connectors and exclusive Mirrored Power Arrangement to unleash the true power of your processors.
  • Outstanding Cooling Solution: Frozr Heatsink, VRM Heat-pipe, MOSFET Baseplate and M.2 Shield Frozr ensure the extreme performance with low temp.
  • Latest Network Solution: Onboard 2.5G LAN plus Gigabit LAN and latest Wi-Fi 6 solution deliver the best online experience without lag.
  • Smart Button: One button with multiple hardware control. Reset Computer, Safe Boot, Turbo Fan and EZ LED control functions with just one click.
  • Triple Turbo M.2 with Shield Frozr: Turbo M.2 delivers PCI-E Gen3 x4 performance with transfer speeds up to 32 Gb/s for the latest SSDs.
  • Audio Boost HD: Isolated audio with a high quality audio processor with ESS DAC & Nahimic for the most immersive gaming experience.

Promotions

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Promotional Period: From November 2nd, 2020 till November 30th, 2020.

Redemption Period: Cashback MUST be claimed between November 6th, 2020 and December 28th, 2020 - claims cannot be made before or after this period.

**Please note: GBP value provided for reference only.  Actual value subject to the rate used for conversion into local currency on the day of redemption.

CCL does not offer cashback, claims must be made via MSI.

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Promotional Period: From November 10th, 2020 till December 31st, 2020.

Redemption Period: Cashback MUST be claimed between November 10th, 2020, and December 31st, 2020 - claims cannot be made before or after this period.

CCL does not provide game codes for this promotion, game codes are claimed from MSI. 

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  • KitGuru - Worth Buying

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    The MEG Z490 Ace hardware looks good and performs well but we’d like to see a couple of improvements.

  • bit-tech - Recommended

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    The core of the MEG Z490 Ace is solid and the board is more than up to the task of handling overclocks with Intel's new 10-core CPU. VRM cooling is excellent, with room to spare courtesy of its cooling fan and you get three M.2 ports that are very effectively cooled plus a decent array of overclocking and testing tools.

CPU

CPU Socket Socket 1200
CPU Brand Intel
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors 10th Gen Intel Core and Pentium Gold /Celeron processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket LGA1200

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 1 x USB 3.2 Type-C
3 x USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
Antenna Connectors 2 x SMA Antennas
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 2 x RJ-45
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

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.1 header
1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 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 CP fan header
1 x Water Pump header
6 x System fan headers
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
2 x 4+4-pin EPS
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
2 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280)
1 x RGB LED header
2 x RAINBOW LED headers
1 x CORSAIR LED header

Memory

Memory Bus Speed Up to 4800 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 128 GB
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM

Motherboard

Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Northbridge Z490
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA Supported Yes

Expansion

Number of PCI Express Slots 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (@ x16/x0/x4 or x8/x8/x4)
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x1

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported No

Sound

Integrated Sound Realtek ALC1220 Codec + ESS SABRE9018Q2C combo DAC

Warranty

Warranty 3 Years

Network

Integrated Network Realtek 8125B
Intel I219V
Network Speeds Supported Realtek 8125B: Up to 2.5Gbps
Intel I219V: Up to 1Gbps
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless Network Speed Up to 2.4 Gbps
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 5.1

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit

System

Jumpers 1 x Slow Mode
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
Drivers Yes
SLi/Crossfire Features Supports 2-Way NVIDIA SLI Technology
Supports 3-Way AMD CrossFire Technology

Physical

Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box MEG Z490 ACE Motherboard
User Manual
Promotion Card
Wi-Fi Antenna
Driver DVD
Quick Installation Guide
Product Registration Card
MSI Product Catalog
MSI Case Badge
1 to 2 RGB LED Extension Y Cable
Rainbow RGB LED Extension Cable
CORSAIR RGB LED Extension Cable
4 x SATA Cables
SATA Cable Labels
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control MSI Mystic Sync
Memory Speed 4800 MHz
RGB Header Type 3-Pin ARGB
Addressable RGB Yes
Internal USB Type-C Header Yes
Firewire No
Wireless Network Yes
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 Both
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection No
DisplayPort Connection No
Motherboard Form Factor ATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 8 + 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel Z490
Thunderbolt No
Motherboard Model MSI MEG Z490 ACE
WiFi Speed 2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 Support Yes

Graphics

Graphics Chipset None

Item Details

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code MEG Z490 ACE
EAN 4719072718923
UPC 824142199053
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code MEG Z490 ACE

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