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Asus Prime Z490-A Desktop Motherboard - Intel Chipset - Socket LGA-1200 - 128 GB DDR4 SDRAM Maximum RAM - DIMM, UDIMM - 4 x Memory Slots - Gigabit Ethernet - 6 x USB 3.1 Port - HDMI - 1 x RJ-45 - 6 x SATA Interfaces
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Mfg.Part#: PRIME Z490-A
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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

PRIME

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.

5-Way Optimization

ASUS 5-Way Optimization makes your PC smart, taking care of complex tuning with just one click. It dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailored for your rig.

  • 5-Way Optimization is an automated tuning utility that optimizes overclocking and cooling profiles for your unique system configuration.
  • Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing, and deliver optimal airflow when the system is crunching through CPU- or GPU-intensive tasks.
  • A stress test feature allows you to optimize and overclock for CPU- or memory-centric workloads.

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.

M.2 Heatsink

An M.2 drive sits under a passive heatsink to ward off the throttling that can occur with sustained transfers. The heatsink is held in place by easily-removable captive screws, giving you the flexibility to move it to another M.2 slot.

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.

Robust Power Design

Stable power is essential to extract every last bit of performance out of 10th Generation Intel Core processors, Prime Z490 motherboard is geared to cater to the demands of these high-core count CPUs.


General Information
ManufacturerASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part NumberPRIME Z490-A
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.asus.com
Brand NameAsus
Product LinePrime
Product ModelZ490-A
Product NamePrime Z490-A Desktop Motherboard
Product TypeDesktop Motherboard

Processor & Chipset
Chipset ManufacturerIntel
Total Processor Supported1
Processor SocketSocket LGA-1200
Processor SupportedPentium Gold   |   Celeron   |   Core i3   |   Core i5   |   Core i7   |   Core i9

Memory
Number of Memory Slots4
Memory Form FactorDIMM   |   UDIMM
Maximum Memory128 GB
Memory TechnologyDDR4 SDRAM
Memory Speed Supported4800 MHz (O.C.)   |   4600 MHz (O.C.)   |   4500 MHz (O.C.)   |   4400 MHz (O.C.)   |   4266 MHz (O.C.)   |   4133 MHz (O.C.)   |   4000 MHz (O.C.)   |   3866 MHz (O.C.)   |   3733 MHz (O.C.)   |   3600 MHz (O.C.)   |   3466 MHz (O.C.)   |   3333 MHz (O.C.)   |   3200 MHz (O.C.)   |   3000 MHz (O.C.)   |   2933 MHz (O.C.)   |   2800 MHz (O.C.)   |   2666 MHz   |   2400 MHz   |   2133 MHz   |   2933 MHz   |   2800 MHz
Intel Optane Memory ReadyYes

I/O Controller
Controller TypeSerial ATA/600
RAID SupportedYes
RAID Levels0   |   1   |   5   |   10

Video
Onboard VideoCPU Dependent Video

Audio
Audio Channels7.1

Network & Communication
Gigabit EthernetYes

I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots6
Total Number of PCI Express Slots6
Number of PCI Express x1 Slots3
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots3

Interfaces/Ports
Total Number of USB Ports8
Number of USB 2.0 Ports2
Number of USB 3.2 Ports6
S/PDIFYes
HDMIYes
DisplayPortYes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports1

Onboard Interfaces
Number of SATA Interfaces6
Number of M.2 Interfaces3
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports7
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports4
Number of Onboard USB 3.2 Ports3

Physical Characteristics
Form FactorATX
Width12" (304.80 mm)
Depth9.60" (243.84 mm)

Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Prime Z490-A Desktop Motherboard
  • User's Manual
  • 3 x SATA 6Gb/s Cable(s)
  • 1 x Supporting DVD
  • 1 x Q-Connector
  • 1 x CPU Fan Holder
  • 1 x M.2 SSD screw package(s)
  • 1 x M.2 Key E screw package(s)
  • 1 x M.2 Rubber Package(s)

Warranty
Limited Warranty3 Year
 
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