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PRIME Z590-A

Note: The specifications are subject to change without notice.

CPU
Intel® Socket LGA1200 for 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors & 10th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 14 nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list.
** Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.
Chipset
Intel® Z590 Chipset
Memory
4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 DDR4 5333(OC)/5133(OC)/5000(OC)/4800(OC)/4700(OC)/4600(OC)/4500(OC)/4400(OC)/4266(OC)/4133(OC)/4000(OC)/3866(OC)/3733(OC)/3600(OC)/3466(OC)/3400(OC)/3333(OC)/3200/3000/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory*
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
OptiMem II
* 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7/i9 processors support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, others will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2666MHz.
* 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors support 3200/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively.
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists), and memory frequency support depends on the CPU types.
Graphics
1 x DisplayPort 1.4**
1 x HDMITM 2.0***
* Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.
"** Only Intel® 11th Core™ processors support DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution of 5120 x 2880 @60Hz, others will only support DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution
of 4096 x 2304 @60Hz. Please refer to www.intel.com for any updates"
*** Only Intel® 11th Core™ processors, support HDMI™ 2.0 with max. resolution of 4K@60Hz, others would only support HDMI™ 1.4 with max. resolution of 4K@30Hz .Please refer to www.intel.com for any update.
**** VGA resolution support depends on processors' or graphic cards' resolution.
Expansion Slots
Intel® 11th & 10th Gen Processors
3 x PCIe 4.0/3.0 x16 slots*
- Intel® 11th Core™ processors support PCIe 4.0 x16
- Intel®10th processors support PCIe 3.0 x16
Intel® Z590 Chipset
1 x PCIe 3.0 x4 slot
* Supports PCIe bandwidth bifurcation for RAID on CPU function.
Storage
Total supports 3 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Intel®11th Gen Processors
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110
- Only Intel® 11th Core™ processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode, this slot will be disabled for other CPUs
Intel® Z590 Chipset
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)***
M.2_3 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/22110 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)****
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
*Raid function for PCIe mode SSD in Intel® Rapid Storage Technology is available with either 1. Intel® SSDs installed in both CPU-attached and PCH-attached slots, or 2. any other 3rd party SSDs installed in PCH-attached slots.
** To enable Intel® Optane™ Memory (Hybrid Storage device), it must be installed in PCH-attached slots with Intel® Rapid Storage Technology.
*** M.2_2 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_2. When M.2_2 runs SATA mode, SATA6G_2 will be disabled.
**** M.2_3 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_6. When M.2_6 runs SATA mode, SATA6G_6 will be disabled.
Ethernet
1 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
USB
Rear USB (Total 9 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port (1 x USB Type-C®)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (3 x Type-A, 1 x Type-C®)
4 x USB 2.0 ports (4 x Type-A)
Front USB (Total 7 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector (suppports USB Type-C®)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
Audio
"Realtek S1220A 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC*
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Internal audio Amplifier to enhance the highest quality sound for headphone and speakers
- Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input (Line-in)
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192 kHz playback*"
Audio Features:
- Power pre-regulator reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
- Rear optical S/PDIF out port
- Premium Japanese audio capacitors
- Audio Shielding
- Dedicated audio PCB layers
- Audio cover
- Unique de-pop circuit
* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port (1 x USB Type-C®)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (3 x Type-A, 1 x Type-C®)
4 x USB 2.0 ports (4 x Type-A)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI™ port
1 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet port
5 x Audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
Internal I/O Connectors
Fan and Cooling related
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header
1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan header
1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header
3 x 4-pin Chassis Fan headers
1 x 4-pin VRM_HS Fan header
1 x W_PUMP+ header
Power related
1 x 24-pin Main Power connector
1 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
1 x 4-pin +12V Power connector
Storage related
3 x M.2 slots (Key M)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
USB
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector (supports USB Type-C®)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 headers supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
Miscellaneous
3 x AURA Addressable Gen 2 headers
1 x AURA RGB headers
1 x Clear CMOS header
1 x COM Port header
1 x Front Panel Audio header (AAFP)
1 x CPU Over Voltage jumper
1 x Power button
1 x SPI TPM header (14-1pin)
1 x 20-3 pin System Panel header with Chassis intrude function
1 x Thermal Sensor header
1 x Thunderbolt™ header
Special Features
ASUS 5X PROTECTION III
- ASUS DIGI+ VRM (- Digital power design with Dr. MOS)
- ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection
- ASUS ESD Guards
- ASUS LANGuard
- ASUS Overvoltage Protection
- ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O
ASUS Q-Design :
- M.2 Q-Latch
- ASUS Q-Connector
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow-green])
- ASUS Q-Slot
ASUS Thermal Solution:
- Aluminum M.2 Heatsink
- Flexible M.2 heatsink
ASUS EZ DIY:
- Procool
- Pre-mounted I/O shield
- ASUS SafeSlot
Software Features
ASUS Exclusive Software:
Armoury Crate:
- Aura Creator
- Aura Sync
- Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
AI Suite 3
- 5-way Optimization with AI Overclocking
TPU
EPU
Digi+ VRM
Fan Xpert 4
Turbo app
- EZ update
AI Charger
ASUS CPU-Z
ASUS Turbo LAN
MyAsus
DTS:X® Ultra
UEFI BIOS:
AI Overclocking Guide
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
- EZ Tuning Wizard
FlexKey
BIOS
256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
Manageability
WOL by PME, PXE
Accessories
Cables
3 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
Miscellaneous
2 x M.2 Rubber Packages
1 x Q-connector
Installation Media
1 x Support DVD
Documentation
1 x User manual
Operating System
Windows® 10 64-bit
Form Factor
ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
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