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WS Z390 PRO

Intel LGA 1151 ATX motherboard with AI Overclocking, quad-GPU support, DDR4 4266 MHz, Dual M.2, Intel Optane memory ready, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C and front-panel connectors
  • Quad-GPU supports: Fits up to four dual-slot graphics cards and supports NVIDIA® SLI™ or AMD CrossFireX™ GPU configurations.
  • AI overclocking: Quickly optimizes your CPU performance based on the CPU and cooler, achieving results that are extremely close to manual tuning by experts.
  • OptiMem II: Careful routing of traces and vias, plus ground layer optimizations to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking
  • Enhanced power solution: Premium components provide better power efficiency
  • UEFI BIOS: New UEFI options include a search function that allows you to find settings easily
  • Industry-leading cooling options: Comprehensive controls for fans and water pump, via Fan Xpert 4 or the acclaimed UEFI
  • Dual M.2 heatsink: Ultra-efficient heatsink reduces M.2 SSD temperature for unthrottled transfer speeds and enhanced reliability
  • Ultra-fast storage: dual M.2 and U.2, plus USB 3.1 Gen 2 with Type-A and Type-C ports onboard and a front-panel connector.
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1 Display Port

2 HDMI

3 BIOS Flashback®

4 USB 3.1 Gen2 Type A Port

5 USB 3.1 Gen2 Type C Port

6 Dual Intel® LAN

7 8 CH Audio with DTS Support

8 PCI-E Gen3 x16 (x16/8 Link)

9 PCI-E Gen3 x4 (x4 Link)

10 PCI-E Gen3 x16 (x0/8 Link)

11
Crystal Sound 3
  • Realtek® S1220A Codec
  • 120dB SNR stereo playback outport
  • 110dB SNR input (Line-in) support
  • Power pre-regulator
  • Premium Japan-made audio capacitors
  • Audio shielding
  • Separate layers for left/right track

12 DIGI+ Power Control

13 Socket 1151 for 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors

14 DDR4 4266+(O.C.) Support

15 32Gb/s U.2 Connector

16 Dual 32Gb/s M.2 Connector (Intel® OptaneTM Memory Ready)

17 Intel® Z390 Chipset

18 6 x SATA3 6Gb/s ports

19 32Gb/s U.2 Connector

20 Q-Connector

21 USB 3.1 Gen2 Header

22 Thunderbolt header

23 Q-Code

Designed for compute-intensive workloads, WS Z390 PRO blends tremendous GPU performance, comprehensive tuning options, and robust connectivity for prosumers and content creators.

Multi-GPU support

WS Z390 PRO fits up to four dual-slot graphics cards and supports both NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD CrossFireX™ for multi-GPU setups that harness the full power of the latest graphics technologies, delivering the best performance for design, modeling, medical research and processing-intensive simulation and rendering applications.

Tune it your way
WS Z390 PRO simplifies CPU overclocking with software and extensive tweaking options that give beginners and seasoned overclockers alike the tools to build well-tuned machines. A new memory trace layout provides stability and compatibility for both traditional DIMMs and RGB-infused memory, letting you pair a broad choice of DRAM kits with your build.

AI Overclocking

ASUS AI Overclocking makes automatic tuning faster and smarter than ever before. Available in Windows or directly through the UEFI, it profiles the CPU and cooling to predict the optimal configuration for each individual system.

CPU Potential We created a proprietary algorithm that evaluates the capabilities of your CPU

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Cooling Capability The onboard intelligence also watches system vitals like temperatures, fan speeds, and power draw to gauge cooling performance.

AI Overclocking Utilizes onboard intelligence to perform automated clocking and provides target frequency and voltage estimations for savvy veterans that prefer manual tuning

5-way Optimization

Overclocking Intelligence

Take care of complex tuning with just one click. ASUS 5-Way Optimization is a system-wide tuning utility that overclocks the processor and tunes fan speeds to ensure the best balance between cooling and acoustics. The automated CPU tuning feature of 5-Way Optimization leverages the same onboard intelligence as AI Overclocking, but goes further by running a Prime95 based stress test to deliver a result that's well-tuned from the get-go.

CPU performance boost

The TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) provides AI Suite 3 with the intelligence needed to automatically fine-tune voltages, monitor system stats, and adjust overclocking settings. We have upgraded this tool to provide AI Overclocking prediction values for users who want more insight when experimenting with different settings.

All-round energy efficiency

The Energy Processing Unit (EPU) enables system-wide power efficiency to automatically optimize power consumption to maximize energy savings. This tool now features temperature regulation that adjusts the CPU frequency according to processor temperatures. Users can now set a threshold to balance temperature and performance.

Flexible cooling controls for air or liquid

With WS Z390 PRO you have comprehensive control over fans via Fan Xpert 4 or our media-acclaimed UEFI. Whether you're cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There's also an Extreme Quiet mode, which reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum — keeping your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.

Precise digital power control

Digi+ delivers real-time control over voltage droop, switching frequency and power -efficiency settings, allowing you to fine-tune CPU voltage regulation for ultimate stability and performance.

App specific optimization for professionals and gamers

Whether you're a professional designer or hardcore gamer, you'll feel the benefit of the ASUS-exclusive Turbo App every day. This intuitive tool allows you to define CPU overclocking, apply fan profiles, prioritize network data and optimize audio settings at app level, meaning your WS Z390 PRO system is perfectly optimized for what you're doing.

Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS

The UEFI BIOS is an early waypoint on any PC-building journey, and WS Z390 PRO offers one of the best in the business.

AI Overclocking Guide The AI OC Guide allows you to enable the AI Overclocking or view a quick guide.

Prediction AI Overclocking monitors system vitals like power draw, temperatures, and fan speeds to gauge overclocking performance.

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EZ mode

Intuitive graphical fan control Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.

EZ XMP Improve your DRAM performance with a click.

SATA Information Display SATA port details that help you easily recognize drives.

Fast Clock Adjustment Use mouse controls to change the time and date.

Advanced mode

Search Function Quickly and easily find the option or setting you're looking for.

ASUS BIOS Profile Save BIOS settings for migration to new BIOS version or system.

GPU POST View recommendations for multi-VGA configurations and detailed information for selected ASUS graphics cards.

Last Modified Log Track the last change and save preferred profiles onto a USB drive.

SATA Port Renaming Rename SATA ports for easy identification.

OptiMem II

Reimagined from the ground up

To provide Intel's latest processors' unfettered access to memory bandwidth, we've reimagined motherboard trace routing from the ground up.  Our OptiMem II tech carefully maps memory signal pathways across different PCB layers to reduce vias and also adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk. And to further enhance overclocking headroom for fully stacked memory configurations, we've employed a highly customized T-Topology layout that delivers time-aligned signaling.

Top layer – ground ring to prevent lateral interference

ASUS OptiMem II advantage:
ASUS OptiMem II
P2P : 14.8m
Reference design
P2P : 48.6m
69%
Reduction in crosstalk
ASUS OptiMem II benefits:
  • Improved memory stability and compatibility
  • Allows lower memory latencies at equivalent voltages
  • Improved memory frequency margin

Tested by using Synopsys HSPICE simulation software

MemOK! II

Automated Recovery

MemOK! II automatically fixes boot failures that arise due to memory overclocking and instability. When a DRAM-related POST error occurs, the motherboard adjusts memory parameters until the system is able to start.

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Cool and Reliable
Designed to tackle compute workloads WS Z390 PRO has enhanced power delivery for multithreaded processors and an array of controllable headers for liquid loops and air coolers.

Cooler by design

WS Z390 PRO features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.

Each header can dynamically reference three thermal sensors, and via Fan Xpert 4 you can even map the temperature of supported ASUS graphics cards to optimize cooling for GPU and CPU-intensive tasks.

Each onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

A dedicated fan header that can supply up to 3 Amps, for high-speed high-current fans.

A dedicated header that supplies over 3A for high-performance PWM or DC water pump.

A dedicated header that can supply over 3A to high-performance PWM or DC water pumps.

Includes three additional DC or PWM fan headers, plus three thermal-probe headers.

M.2 heatsink

Keep your SSD cooler

WS Z390 PRO has an ultra-efficient heatsink to reduce M.2 SSD temperatures for optimal storage performance and improved SSD longevity.

DR. MOS

The WS Z390 PRO's CPU VRM utilizes Dr. MOS power stages that combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that Intel's latest processors demand.

ProCool power connector

Compared with traditional power inputs, ProCool sockets are built to tight specifications to ensure flush contact with the PSU power lines. This lowers impedance, which helps to prevent hotspots and connector failure.

SafeSlot

Protect your graphics card investment

SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured in a single step using a new insert-molding process, SafeSlot integrates the slot with fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.

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Ultrafast connectivity

Intel Z390 chipset The Intel® Z390 is a single-chipset design that supports Socket 1151 for 9th Gen and 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the chipset provides a maximum of six USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports, four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, and 32Gbps M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support, for faster data retrieval. Intel Z390 also supports integrated-graphics, so you'll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.

Ready for Socket 1151 for 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors This motherboard supports Socket 1151 for 9th Gen and 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors, with integrated graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, dual-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great performance.

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