ROG STRIX Z390-H GAMING

    ROG STRIX Z390-H GAMING

    Intel Z390 LGA 1151 ATX gaming motherboard with DDR4 4266 MHz+ support, dual M.2, SATA 6Gbps, HDMI, and USB 3.1 Gen 2

    • LGA1151 socket for 9th/ 8th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors
    • Gaming connectivity: Dual M.2 and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A connectors
    • Gaming networking: Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst
    • Gaming audio: SupremeFX S1220A teams with Sonic Studio III to create an aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action
    • Easy DIY: Pre-mounted I/O shield, ASUS SafeSlot and premium components for maximum endurance
      ROG Strix B450-F

      ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming revitalizes the classic ROG red-and-black color scheme, adding a futuristic cyber-text pattern for a stunning modern style. It's loaded with essentials, including the latest connectivity plus intuitive ROG software optimization. All this and more makes ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming the perfect choice for all types of gamer and any level of ambition.

      1. ROG Patented Pre-mounted I/O Shield
      2. 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port

        ‧ 4 x TypeA

      3. ROG Logo Red LED
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      4. Display Ports

        ‧ HDMI 1.4
        ‧ DP 1.2

      5. Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN

        ‧ ROG GameFirst technology
        ‧ LANGuard

      6. Multi-GPU SLI/CFX support 2 x PCIe 3.0 x 16

        (CPU)

        1 x PCIe 3.0 x 16

        (PCH, at x2 mode)

        3 x PCIe 3.0 x 1

        (PCH)

      7. SupremeFX S1220A CODEC

        ‧ Impedance sense
        ‧ High quality output and input
        ‧ SupremeFX shielding
        ‧ Dual OP amplifiers

        Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Link Sonic Radar III
      8. DDR4 4266 MHz+ (O.C.)

        ‧ 4 x DIMM, dual-channel
        ‧ XMP Support

      9. MemOK! II switch
      10. 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Coreprocessors
        on LGA 1151 socket
      11. 6 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port

        ‧ 4 at front

      12. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
      13. 2 x M.2 Socket 3

        ‧ 1 x Type 2242-2280, supports SATA & PCIe 3.0 x4 modes
        ‧ 1 x Type 2242-22110, supports PCIe 3.0 x4 mode

      14. 1 x AURA RGB header

      SOLID HARDWARE SPECS FOR GAMING AND MORE

      With comprehensive cooling options and upgraded power delivery to fuel CPUs with more cores, plus support for faster memory and storage, ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming provides all the essentials you need to harness the full potential of components in your build for top-tier gaming performance.

      Power Design

      Digital power control together with an efficient thermal solution ensure ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming has the muscle to control Intel's latest CPUs.

      • ProCool Power Connector

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

      • Digi+ Power Control

        The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and clean power delivery to the CPU.

      • Thermal Solution

        The Strix Z390-H Gaming uses high-quality thermal pads to help transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to a heatsink that has ample surface area to deal with the power demands of all Coffee Lake processors.

      • High Quality Choke and Caps

        Superior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperatures and provide up to 110% better performance than the industry standard.

      Cooler by Design

      ROG Strix Z390 Gaming series features the most comprehensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS

      COOLER BY DESIGN

      ROG Strix Z390 Gaming series features the most comprehensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS

      • CPU

      • Chassis

      • VRM

        • CPU Fan Header
          CPU Fan Header

          A dedicated pair of PWM/DC fan headers for CPU coolers.

        • AIO Pump Fan Header
          AIO Pump Fan Header

          A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.

        • 4-pin PWM/DC Fan Header
          4-pin PWM/DC
          Fan Header

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

        • VRM Heatsink & Thermal Pad
          VRM Heatsink & Thermal Pad

          A high-quality thermal pad helps transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to the heatsink, and the heatsink's large cooling surface then chills the power phase.

      Dual PCIe 3.0 M.2

      ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming features dual M.2 slots. One slot supports both SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4 modes, and the other slot supports PCIe 3.0 x4 for NVMe. Together, they give you the fastest and most-flexible M.2 interface available.

      Intel OPTANE MEMORY Learn more>

      DDR4 OC 4266MHz+

      To provide Intel's latest CPUs unfettered access to memory bandwidth, motherboard trace routing has been reimagined with the ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming. Integrated OptiMem II technology carefully maps memory signal pathways across PCB layers to reduce vias, and it also adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk. To further enhance overclocking headroom for fully stacked memory configurations, a highly customized T-Topology layout delivers time-aligned signaling.

      Intel Gigabit Ethernet

      ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming features Intel Ethernet (I219-V), ensuring data exchanges with your network and the outside world are fast and smooth. Intel LAN reduces CPU overhead and increases TCP and UDP throughput, keeping more processing power.

      Lower CPU workloads
      High TCP and UDP throughput

      LANGuard

      Featuring advanced signal-coupling technology and high-tolerance components, LANGuard provides consistent Ethernet performance and greater protection against static electricity and power surges.

      Surface-mounted capacitors

      EMI Cover

      SupremeFX

      Shielded Audio, Superior Sound

      Immerse yourself in sound with SupremeFX audio technology. Utilizing the S1220A codec, SupremeFX is the integrated-audio solution that's engineered to provide a flat frequency response for a neutral, detailed sound signature. And to ensure that pristine signature is perfectly preserved, the front-panel output is driven with dual op amps, delivering sonics with the scale and authority to create virtual worlds via your gaming headset.
      >Learn more about ROG audio technology

      A. Audio cover

      Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best sound quality.

      B. Audio-line shielding

      Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio.

      C. Dual Op Amplifiers

      With two op-amps onboard you're able to pump exceptional audio to your favorite cans, with 32-600Ω-headphone impedance for great flexibility.

      Premium Nichicon™ audio capacitors

      Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

      DESIGN, CUSTOMIZATION, AND SETUP

      A host of design touches, including a unique cyber-text pattern, plus customization options, comprehensive validation lists, and the most diverse ecosystem of components in the industry make building and personalizing a gaming rig with ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming wonderfully easy.

      Cyber Fusion

      An illuminated ROG logo, in signature red, and onboard I/O shroud accented with a futuristic cyber-text pattern lend ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming a unique and arresting aesthetic that communicates its gaming identity. The modern outlook extends to the PCB and heatsink with subtle textures that contribute a premium look and feel.

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      Synchronization

      The ASUS Aura ecosystem is in the ascendancy, with an extensive and growing list of ASUS products now offering Aura Sync compatibility — along with loads of compatible accessories and kits available through partners. Your ROG Strix motherboard's built-in Aura RGB lighting easily syncs with PC cases, memory modules, coolers and RGB LED strips from a broad selection of well-known manufacturers. ASUS Aura software provides simple and intuitive lighting management.

      * The Aura RGB-strip header supports 5050 RGB LED strips with a max power rating of 3A (12V). For maximum brightness, strip length should not exceed 3m.
      **RGB extension cable is included. LED strips and Aura Sync-compatible devices are sold separately.

      *Learn more about ASUS Aura Sync.

      • Pre-Mounted I/O Shield

        ROG's patented I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted to make it easy to install the motherboard.

      • SafeSlot

        2X slot
        Provides stronger PCIe device retention and greater shearing resistance

      • ESD Guards

        2X greater
        electrostatic protection than the industry standard. ESD Guards cover the USB, audio and LAN ports.

      • Q-SLOT

        1 clip
        to swap or secure your graphics card.

      • Q-DIMM

        1 sided
        clips for super-simple, super-secure handling of memory modules.

      • Q-LED

        Onboard LEDs to Indicate the power status, and problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.

      • MemOK II

        MemOK II automatically fixes boot failures that arise due to memory overclocking and instability.

      Certified Compatibility

      Having the freedom to pick and choose the parts that go into your machine is at the heart of PC DIY. That's why ROG Strix undergoes an extensive certification program focused on providing the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. Our extensive list of guaranteed-compatible components is an invaluable aid to building a ROG Strix gaming rig. It specifies thousands of compatible parts, and it includes a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for memory — so you can build fuss-free.
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      The ROG Strix Ecosystem

      The ROG Strix Ecosystem Awaits

      Gear up with ROG Strix components, from graphics and sound cards, to mice and keyboards, and up your game with complementary aesthetics, control and compatibility — and enjoy more choice than any competing brand.

      TUNE YOUR RIG THE WAY YOU WANT

      The ROG Strix Z390-H Gaming motherboard features firmware controls and software utilities designed for all skill levels, making setup, tuning and system maintenance simple. With options from overclocking and cooling to managing network performance and audio characteristics, you can configure your ROG Strix gaming build to perform the way you want.

      Easy-To-Use UEFI BIOS

      The UEFI BIOS is an early waypoint on any PC-building journey, and ROG Strix Gaming series offers one of the best in the business.

      • Designed to simplify setup, EZ mode presents all the vital settings and stats on a single page. With guided wizards, drag-and-drop functionality, and one-click application of important settings, your rig will be up and running in no time.

        EZ MODE
        EZ MODE

        EZ Tuning Wizard

        Select your hardware and apply different scenarios to tune system performance, or streamline your RAID configuration for faster data retrieval and backups.

        Intuitive graphical fan controls

        Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.

        SATA Information

        View SATA port details for easy device recognition.

        Fast and easy clock adjustment

        Use mouse controls to change the time and date.

        Aura On/Off mode (Stealth)

        Easily enable or disable Aura RGB lighting or every onboard LED, for a more subdued aesthetic.

      • When you're ready for a deeper dive, delve into the UEFI's Advanced mode and take complete control. Advanced mode enables full control over every aspect of the motherboard, and a built-in search function helps you quickly find the setting you need.

        ADVANCED MODE
        ADVANCED MODE

        My Favorites

        Quickly find tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.

        EZ Flash 3

        Update the BIOS via the internet, without leaving the BIOS interface.

        SMART

        Check your storage device Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology logs to gauge reliability and identify potential failures.

        GPU POST

        View recommendations for multi-VGA configurations and detailed information for select ASUS graphics cards.

        Secure Erase

        Restore your SSDs and NVMe storage to factory settings.

        Last Modified Log

        Track the last change and save preferred profiles to a USB drive.

        SATA Port Renaming

        Rename SATA ports for easy identification.

        User Profile

        Save BIOS settings for migration to a new BIOS version or system.

        Q-Fan Control

        Configure the fan's operating speed manually or use pre-configured fan profiles to quickly select Standard, Silent, Turbo or Full Speed modes. By default, system fans will automatically switch to full speed if the temperature reaches 75°C.

      Performance Level Up

      With the exclusive AI Suite 3, you can control your rig's performance directly from the operating system. Its dashboard-style control panel lets you fine-tune cooling, stability, and efficiency via one simple and intuitive interface.

      Flexible cooling controls for air or liquid
      All-around energy efficiency
      Precise digital power control
      • Fan Xpert 4

        Fan Xpert 4

        ROG Strix motherboards provide comprehensive control over fans and all-in-one (AIO) coolers. Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors via Fan Xpert 4 or the 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 to keep your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.

      • EPU Guidance

        All-round Energy Efficiency

        The Energy Processing Unit leverages an onboard microcontroller (EPU) to provide system-wide power savings by automatically optimizing power consumption, and the Away mode smart setting saves energy by shutting down unused I/O controllers.

      • Digital Power Controls

        Precise Digital Power Control

        The Digi+ voltage regulator module (VRM) with onboard power circuitry 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.

      Sonic Studio III

      Sonic Studio supports HRTF-based (head-related transfer function*) virtual surround for VR headsets, casting an immersive aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action. The intuitive Sonic Studio interface also offers a range of EQ options and one-click presets, allowing you to tailor acoustics to suit personal preferences or the characteristics of your headset.

      *Learn more about Sonic Studio III.

      Sonic Studio UI
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      • APP-SPECIFIC PROFILES

        Apply customized audio settings to different applications, so everything you do is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen.

      • SURROUND SOUND

        Surround sound for a truly immersive audio experience

      • Sonic Studio Link

        New Sonic Studio Link VR functionality extends its HRTF effects to headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

      *A head-related transfer function is an audio algorithm derived from sound data recorded through a dummy head. Test tones are played from a spherical grid around the dummy head to obtain subtle changes in sounds that come from different directions. The results are combined into an algorithm that allows Sonic Studio's virtual surround to process true-to-life sound.

      Sonic Studio UI
      • In-game sound effects and music are adjusted automatically to increase the feeling of immersion, so audio pulls you further into the game.

        GAMING

      • The Voice Clarity and Smart Volume sliders are set high to emphasize dialog, so you'll hear the softest whispers and experience minimum distortion at maximum volume.

        MOVIE

      • Voice Clarity, Bass Boost and Treble Boost are carefully balanced, so your music-listening experience feels like a live performance.

        MUSIC

      • Soft sounds are accentuated by Smart Volume for enhanced listening, while Voice Clarity boosts speech for crystal-clear conversations.

        COMMUNICATION

      • Sonic Studio Link applies Sonic Studio III effects to your VR headset, boosting immersion in virtual worlds.

        VIRTUAL REALITY

      • Easy-to-use routing assigns different audio streams to different outputs, such as browser effects to headphones and game audio to speakers.

        MULTITASKING

      Scan and Detect to Dominate

      Sonic Radar III

      The new Sonic Radar III has an evolved audio engine to process sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you're always aware of what's going on around you. It now also includes an onscreen arrow to help you instantly pinpoint the enemy's position and the origin of key in-game sounds. Plus, the new Audio Boost feature provides filters that let you hear even the faintest sounds, so you can become the hunter, not the hunted!

      *Learn more about Sonic Radar III.

      • Improved Audio Algorithm

        The new Sonic Radar III audio algorithm offers improved accuracy that helps you pinpoint the enemy.
      • 3D Engine

        Sonic Radar III is built around an all-new HUD, and it includes an in-game 3D arrow for a more intuitive experience.
      • Audio Boost

        Press hot keys to briefly increase bass, midrange or treble frequencies for improved focus during different parts of your game.
      • Audio Radar

        A visual cue to ensure Sonic Radar III is effective regardless of surrounding noise and chaos.

      Armoury Crate

      The brand-new Armoury Crate portal keeps you updated with the latest drivers and BIOS releases. Its easy-to-use UI can be configured to show a variety of information, including security updates, bug patches, the latest ROG news, gaming events and special offers.

      Armory Crate

      RamCache III

      RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times. Fully compatible with the latest NVM Express storage options, its uniquely intelligent technology effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds.

      • Smart mode: Automatically caches all your storage devices to maximize your system's resources.

      • An intuitive interface displays real-time drive information, such as current read/write speeds.

      • And allows you to quickly check the health status of assigned memory.

      6Gb File Transfer Time 2X Faster

      Overwolf

      Overwolf is a clever, unobtrusive overlay that lets you browse the internet, email, IM, and stream or record gameplay – all while you're in the game. Color-matched ROG skins that display your status as a member of an elite pack are also available for download from the Overwolf App Store.

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      • In-game dock- 5 customizable apps
      • In-game calling- 0 missed calls during gaming
      • Multi-IM support- 5+ clients in a single interface
      • 5 customizable apps
      • 0 missed calls during gaming
      • 5+ clients in a single interface

      BEYOND VR READY

      ROG Strix Gaming is VR Ready — and beyond! The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix Gaming has been tested with loads of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming, and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance. ASUS Beyond VR Ready provides a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.
      >Learn more about ASUS Beyond VR Ready

      THE POWER OF Intel

      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.