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Asus PRIME Z490-A, Intel Z490, 1200, ATX, 4 DDR4, SLI/XFire, HDMI, DP, 2.5GB LAN, RGB Lighting, M.2

by ASUS
£279.99

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
Product Description
Asus PRIME Z490-A, Intel Z490, 1200, ATX, 4 DDR4, SLI/XFire, HDMI, DP, 2.5GB LAN, RGB Lighting, M.2
Motherboard Type
Desktop
Form Factor
ATX
Socket
Intel 1200
Chipset
Intel Z490
RAM Technology
DDR4 (Dual Channel)
RAM Slots
4 x DIMM
RAM Speeds
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
Maximum Memory
128GB
Graphics
Supports Intel HD Graphics
Graphics Ports
1 x HDMI 1.4b
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
Multi-GPU Support
Supports NVIDIA 2-Way SLI Technology
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX Technology
PCI Express
Intel 10th Gen Processors
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)

Intel Z490 Chipset
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
Storage
6 x SATA III
1 x M.2 (2242/2260/2280/22110) - SATA & PCIe
1 x M.2 (2242/2260/2280/22110) - PCIe
RAID
RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Wireless
M.2 slot only (Key E) - Wi-Fi module is sold separately
LAN
2.5GB LAN
Audio
Realtek ALC S1220A 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
USB Ports Supported
4 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (3 Type-A & 1 Type-C at back)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (2 at back, 2 at mid-board)
6 x USB 2.0 (2 at back, 4 at mid-board)
Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x Intel I225-V 2.5Gb LAN
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jacks
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x CPU Fan
1 x CPU OPT Fan
2 x Chassis Fan
1 x AIO_PUMP
1 x W_PUMP+
1 x AAFP
2 x Aura RGB Strip
2 x Addressable Gen 2
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
2 x USB 2.0
2 x M.2 Socket with M Key
 
1 x M.2 with E key for Wi-Fi module
1 x COM port
6 x SATA 6Gb/s
1 x Thunderbolt
1 x 24-pin EATX
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V
1 x System panel
1 x Thermal sensor
1 x Power-on button
 
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x CPU_OV jumper
1 x M.2 Fan
Accessories
Users manual
3 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x Q-Connector
1 x CPU Fan Holder
1 x M.2 SSD screw package
1 x M.2 Key E screw package
1 x M.2 Rubber Package