Asus PRIME Z490M-PLUS Intel Z490 Micro ATX DDR4 Motherboard – LGA 1200
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.
Features- Intel? LGA 1200 socket: Ready for 10th Gen Intel? Core? processors- Enhanced power solution: 8+1 DrMOS power stages, 6-layer PCB, ProCool sockets, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery- Comprehensive cooling: VRM heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4- ASUS OptiMem: Careful routing of traces and vias to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking- Ultrafast connectivity: Dual M.2, 1 Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ? and Type-C? supportDual M.2 (up to 32 Gbps)Dual M.2 slots support data-transfer speeds of up to 32 Gbps via x4 PCI Express? 3.0 bandwidth, enabling quicker boot-up and app load times with OS or application drives.ASUS OptiMemASUS OptiMem preserves memory signal integrity by routing memory traces and vias to the optimal PCB layer, and our T-Topology layout ensures time-aligned signaling by balancing trace lengths between memory slots. These enhancements lead to more headroom for overclocking and improved stability, allowing memory speeds of DDR4-4400 and beyond with all slots populated.Outstanding AudioIntelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.- Audio Shielding: Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.- Separate Layer for Left and Right Tracks: Ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths.- Premium Japanese Capacitors: Premium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity.