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ASUS ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming Intel Motherboard

CCL Code: MBD2927
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Manufacturer Code: 90MB12Y0-M0EAY0
| Manufacturer: ASUS

Key Features:

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

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Overview

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 colour 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.

All-round Performance

ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming helps you get the most out of your gaming build with up-rated power delivery and optimised 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.

LEADING CONNECTIVITIY

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.

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 customise 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.

Main Features

  • Intel LGA 1200 socket: Ready for 10th Gen Intel Core processors.
  • Optimal Power Solution: 12+2 power stages with ProCool II power connector, high-quality alloy chokes and durable capacitors to support multi-core processors.
  • High-performance Networking: M.2 socket with E-key and Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet with ASUS LANGuard.
  • Best Gaming Connectivity: Supports HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.4, and featuring USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C connectors.
  • Intelligent Control: ASUS-exclusive tools including AI Overclocking, AI Cooling and AI Networking, helping you configure your gaming build easily.
  • DIY Friendly Design: Pre-mounted I/O shield, BIOS Flashback, Q-LEDS and FlexKey.
  • Unmatched Personalisation: ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting, including RGB headers and Gen 2 addressable headers.
  • Industry-leading Gaming Audio: High fidelity audio with SupremeFX S1220A, DTS Sound Unbound and Sonic Studio III to draw you deeper into the action.
Specifications

CPU

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

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
4 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
DisplayPorts 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI 1.4b
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 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 (supports 1 port)
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 CPU fan header
1 x CPU_OPT fan header
2 x Chassis fan headers
1 x AIO_PUMP header
1 x VRM_HS_FAN header
1 x M.2_FAN header
Thunderbolt Port(s) 1 x Thunderbolt header
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
1 x 4+4-pin EPS
1 x 4-pin EPS
Other Connectors 2 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
1 x M.2, E Key for Wi-Fi module
1 x ARGB LED header
2 x Aura RGB LED headers
1 x Thermal sensor header

Memory

Memory Bus Speed 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
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 or x8+x4+x4)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x4 (@ x2)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported Yes

Sound

Integrated Sound ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A

Warranty

Warranty 3 Years

Network

Integrated Network Intel I225-V
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
Wireless LAN No
Bluetooth No

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit

System

BIOS 192 (128+64) Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
1 x CPU_OV
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
Drivers Yes
SLi/Crossfire Features Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology

Physical

Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING Motherboard
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
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control ASUS Aura Sync
Memory Speed 4600 MHz
RGB Header Type 3-Pin ARGB
Addressable RGB Yes
Firewire No
Wireless Network No
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 Yes
DisplayPort Connection Yes
Motherboard Form Factor ATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 4 + 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel Z490
Thunderbolt No
Motherboard Model ASUS ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming

Item Details

Manufacturer ASUS
Manufacturer Code 90MB12Y0-M0EAY0
Alternative Part Number ROG-STRIX-Z490-A-GAMING
EAN 4718017676007
Condition New
Warranty

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer ASUS
Manufacturer Code 90MB12Y0-M0EAY0
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