PRIME Z490-A

    Model Number : N50 >
    • CPU
      Intel® Socket 1200 for 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® Z490
    • Memory
      4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4800(O.C.)/4600(O.C)/4500(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
      Dual Channel Memory Architecture
      OptiMem II
      * 10th Gen Intel® Core™i9/i7 CPUs support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).  
    • Graphic
      Integrated Graphics Processor
      1 x DisplayPort 1.4 *
      1 x HDMI 1.4b
      *Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.
      **Support DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution of 4096 x 2304 @60Hz. Please refer to www.intel.com for any update.
    • Multi-GPU Support
      Supports NVIDIA 2-Way SLI® Technology
      Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology
    • Expansion Slots
      Intel® 10th Gen Processors
      2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8) *1
      Intel® Z490 Chipset
      1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
      3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 *2
    • Storage
      Total supports 2 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
      Intel® Z490 Chipset :
      1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*3
      1 x M.2_2 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*4
      6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
      Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
      Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
    • LAN
      Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
      ASUS LANGuard
    • Wireless Data Network
      M.2 slot only (Key E) (Support CNVI & PCIe interface)*
      *Wi-Fi module is sold separately.
    • Audio
      Realtek ALC 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
      - Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *
      Audio Feature :
      - Optical S/PDIF in port(s) at back panel
      - Audio Shielding
      - Dedicated audio PCB layers
      - Premium Japanese audio capacitors
      - Audio Cover
      - Unique de-pop circuit
      - Power pre-regulator: Reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
      * Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
    • USB Ports
      Rear USB Port ( Total 8 )
      4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(3 x Type-A +1 x USB Type-C®)
      2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
      2 x USB 2.0 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
      Front USB Port ( Total 7 )
      1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
      2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
      4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
    • Special Features
      ASUS 5X Protection III :
      - ASUS LANGuard: Protects against LAN surges, lightning strikes and static-electricity discharges!
      - ASUS Overvoltage Protection: World-class circuit-protecting power design
      - ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O: 3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability!
      - ASUS DIGI+ VRM - Digital power design with Dr. MOS
      - ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection - Short circuit damage prevention
      - ASUS ESD Guards - Enhanced ESD protection
      AURA :
      - Aura RGB Strip Headers
      - Addressable Gen 2 Header
      ASUS Exclusive Features :
      - Pre- mounted I/O shield
      ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
      - Stylish Fanless Design: PCH Heat-sink & MOS Heat-sink & M.2 Heat-sink solution
      ASUS Q-Design :
      - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
      - ASUS Q-Slot
      - ASUS Q-DIMM
      - ASUS Q-Connector
      DIY Friendly Design
      - Procool
      - SafeSlot
    • Software Features
      ASUS Exclusive Software:
      Armoury Crate:
      - Aura Creator
      - Aura Sync
      AI Suite 3
      - 5-way Optimization with AI Overclocking
      TPU
      EPU
      Digi+ VRM
      Fan Xpert 4
      Turbo app
      - EZ update
      AI Charger
      ASUS Turbo LAN
      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
    • Back I/O Ports
      1 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
      1 x DisplayPort
      1 x HDMI
      4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C®)
      2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
      2 x USB 2.0
      1 x Optical S/PDIF out
      5 x Audio jack(s)
    • Internal I/O Ports
      1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
      1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
      2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
      1 x AIO_PUMP connector
      1 x W_PUMP+ connector
      2 x Addressable RGB header
      1 x AAFP connector
      2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
      1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 connector support additional 1 USB ports(20-pin, Type-C)
      1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
      2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
      1 x M.2 Socket 1 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA mode & PCIE mode)
      1 x M.2 Socket 2 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
      1 x M.2 with E key for Wi-Fi module
      1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
      6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
      1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
      1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
      1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
      1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
      1 x System panel(s) (Chassis intrusion header is inbuilt)
      1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
      1 x Power-on button(s)
      1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
      1 x CPU_OV jumper
      1 x M.2 Fan Header
    • Accessories
      User's manual
      3 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
      1 x Supporting DVD
      1 x Q-Connector
      1 x CPU Fan Holder
      1 x M.2 SSD screw package(s)
      1 x M.2 Key E screw package(s)
      1 x M.2 Rubber Package(s)
    • BIOS
      192 (128+64) Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
    • Manageability
      WOL by PME, PXE
    • Operating System
      Windows® 10 64-bit
    • Form Factor
      ATX Form Factor
      12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
    • Note
      *1 The PCIe x1_2 slot shares bandwidth with M.2 slot (Key E).
      *2 Support PCIe bifurcation for RAID on CPU function.
      *3 The M.2_1 socket shares bandwidth with SATA_2.
      *4 M.2_2 slot shares bandwidth with SATA_56. When M.2_2 slot is operating in PCIe x4 mode, SATA_56 will be disabled.