Gigabyte Z490 AORUS XTREME WATER FORCE Intel Z490 EATX DDR4 RGB WIFI Motherboard – LGA 1200
Showcasing a state-of-the-art design, excellent functionality, an impressive thermal design, next generation network connectivity, a Hi-Fi level audio system, and AORUS aesthetics, the flagship Z490 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE motherboard dominates the competition.Features- Supports 10th Gen Intel? Core? Series Processors- Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs- Intel? Optane? Memory Ready- 16 Phases Digital VRM Solution with 90A Smart Power Stage and Tantalum Polymer Capacitors Array- XTREME MEMORY with SMT DIMM and Shielded Memory Routing- AORUS All-In-One Monoblock for CPU, VRM, SSD and PCH- Intel? Thunderbolt? 3 Onboard- Exclusive ESSential USB DAC- Exclusive RGB FAN COMMANDER for Professional Casemodders- Onboard Intel? WiFi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT 5 with 2X AORUS Antenna- 127dB SNR AMP-UP Audio with High-End ESS SABRE 9018K2M DAC, LME 49720 and OPA1622 OP-AMP, WIMA Audio Capacitors- AQUANTIA? 10GbE BASE-T LAN and Intel? 2.5GbE LAN with cFosSpeed- Triple Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 with Thermal Guards II USB TurboCharger for Mobile Device Fast Charge Support- RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips- Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP and Noise Detection- Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics CardAll-in-One Monoblock- All-In-One Monoblock covers both CPU, VRM , SSD and PCH area- 60% more skived fins surface area for more efficient heat transfer- High density copper fins for extreme heat dissipation- Leak detection circuit around whole monoblock- High compatible universal G1/4 threads- Automatically emergency shut down with leak detection- Addressable LED light effect- Adopt high thermal conductivity thermal pad- Solid back-plate to prevent motherboard distortionExtreme Power DesignZ490 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE motherboard uses an pure digital CPU power design which includes a digital PWM Controller with Smart Power Stages and is capable of providing 90A of power from each phase for a total of 1440A. This 100% digital controller, new Tantalum Polymer Capacitors array, and additional 8+8 Solid-pin CPU Power Connectors offer incredible precision and stability in delivering power to the motherboard’s most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum overclocking performance from the new 10-core 10th Gen. Intel? Core? processors.XTREME MemoryZ490 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE uses revolutionary “XTREME MEMORY” technology, which includes Shielded Memory Routing, SMT DIMM, and Tantalum Polymer Capacitors Array to minimize all noise and electrical interference and reach the highest memory clock.Support for DDR4 XMP Up to 5000MHz and BeyondAORUS is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 5000MHz and beyond. All users need to do to attain this performance boost is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is activated and enabled on their AORUS motherboard.Triple NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 SupportZ490 AORUS motherboards offer the industry’s best compatibility in terms of NVMe storage for users who demand high capacity and seek the best performance. AORUS’ unique design can be configured in RAID for record speeds of up to 3551 MB/s (Sequential Read), making AORUS the obvious choice for the ultimate PC.Next Generation Multi-Gig GamingThe AQUANTIA ? AQC107 is a high-performance, backward compatible with 10GBASE-T/ 5GBASE-T/ 2.5GBASE-T/ 1000BASE-T/ 100BASE-TX Ethernet Controller which is able to provide up to 10 GbE network connectivity, with 10 times faster transfer speeds compared to general 1GbE networking and is perfectly designed for media centers, workstations and gamers.Next Generation 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt? 3Powered by Intel’s own Thunderbolt controller the new Thunderbolt? 3 protocol, which is available over two USB Type-C? connectors on the back I/O of the GIGABYTE Z490 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE, brings an unprecedented single-wire bandwidth of up to 40 Gb/s — twice more than the previous generation of Thunderbolt! This incredible increase in bandwidth is also accompanied with support for different protocols such as DisplayPort 1.2 and USB 3.2 Gen2, which is backwards compatible with USB 3.2 Gen1 and USB 2.0, opening up a world of new possibilities.New Introduce Intel? WiFi 6 802.11ax + BT 5 ModuleIntel Wireless solution supports 802.11ax, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 2.4Gbps*. Moreover, Bluetooth 5 provides 4X range over BT 4.2 and with faster transmission.Hi-Fi AudioStill think motherboard audio is just “basic sound output” ? We put a 100% full Hi-Fi sound card and all audio-grade components into the Z490 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE to ensure the best, crystal clear sound quality. Furthermore, an exclusive bundled ESSential USB DAC means users not longer have to endure bad audio quality from ancient Front Audio interfaces.