ASUS PRIME Z490M-PLUS Intel Z490 Micro-ATX Motherboard with Intel LGA 1200 CPU Support

SKU# PRIME Z490M-PLUS
MFR# PRIME Z490M-PLUS
$‎159.95
  • Intel LGA 1200 Socket: Ready for 10th Gen Intel Core Processors
  • Enhanced Power Solution: 8+1 DrMOS Power Stages, 6-Layer PCB, ProCool Sockets, Alloy Chokes and Durable Capacitors for Stable Power Delivery
  • Comprehensive Cooling: VRM Heatsink, Hybrid Fan Headers and Fan Xpert 4
  • ASUS OptiMem: Careful Routing of Traces and Vias to Preserve Signal Integrity for Improved Memory Overclocking
  • Ultrafast Connectivity: Dual M.2, 1 GB Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A  and Type-C Support
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Prime
ASUS Prime series is expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. Boasting a robust power design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, Prime Z490 series motherboards provide daily users and DIY PC builders a range of performance tuning options via intuitive software and firmware features.

Tune It Your Way
Comprehensive controls form the foundation of the ASUS Prime series. The Prime Z490 motherboard packs flexible tools to tune every aspect of your system, enabling you to tweak performance settings to perfectly match the way you work - maximizing your productivity.

Cool to the Core
Prime Z490 series is engineered with multiple onboard heatsinks and an array of hybrid fan headers to ensure your rig stays cool and stable under intense workloads.

VRM Heatsinks and Thermal Pads
Two massive VRM heatsinks with underneath thermal pads improve heat transfer from the MOSFETs and chokes for better cooling performance.

Build on a Solid Foundation
Prime Z490 series is built to handle the additional cores and increased bandwidth of 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processors. A Z490 motherboard provides all the fundamentals to boost daily productivity, so your system will be ready for action with stable power, intuitive cooling and flexible transfer options.

Robust Power Design
Stable power is essential to extract every last bit of performance out of 10th Generation Intel Core processors, Prime Z490 is geared to cater to the demands of these high-core count CPUs.

ProCool Connector
Proprietary connectors augment the motherboard's link to the PSU with 8+4 pin connectors that pass 12 volts of power directly to the processors. The 8-pin connector features solid pins that can handle more current than hollow-pin connectors.

Little Things Make a Big Difference
Prime Z490 series adds the nuanced details that improve every experience, from exclusive codecs that provide pristine audio quality to intuitive RGB lighting controls that let you customize your system to create a uniquely personal look.

Outstanding Audio - Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio
Intelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you've ever experienced.

Audio Shielding
Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.

Separate Layer for Left and Right Tracks
Ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths.

Premium Japanese Capacitors
Premium parts provide an Immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity.


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 4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(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
  • Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
  • OptiMem
    • * 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
  • 1 x DVI-D
    • *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 AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology
Expansion Slots
  • Intel 10th Gen Processors
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode) *1
  • Intel Z490 Chipset
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode)
  • 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1
Storage
  • Total supports 2 x M.2 slots and 5 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
  • Intel Z490 Chipset :
    • 1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    • 1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)*2
    • 5 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
  • Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
  • Intel Rapid Storage Technology supports
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
LAN
  • Intel I219-V 1Gb Ethernet
Audio
  • Realtek ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    • - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking, up to 24-Bit/192kHz playback
  • Audio Feature :
    • - LED-illuminated design
    • - Audio Shielding
    • - Dedicated audio PCB layers
    • - Premium Japanese audio capacitors
USB Ports
  • Rear USB Port ( Total 6 )
    • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(1 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 8 )
    • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
    • 4 x USB 2.0 port(s)
Software Features
  • ASUS Exclusive Software
  • Armoury Crate
  • AI Suite 3
    • - Performance And Power Saving Utility
  • EPU
  • Digi+ VRM
  • Fan Xpert 4
    • - EZ update
  • AI Charger
  • WinRAR
  • UEFI BIOS
  • ASUS EZ DIY
    • - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    • - ASUS EZ Flash 3
    • - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
ASUS Special Features
  • ASUS 5X PROTECTION III
    • - ASUS DIGI+ VRM (- Digital power design with Dr. MOS)
    • - ASUS LANGuard
    • - ASUS Overvoltage Protection
    • - ASUS SafeSlot Core+
    • - ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O
  • ASUS Q-Design
    • - ASUS Q-DIMM
    • - ASUS Q-Slot
  • ASUS Thermal Solution
    • - Aluminum heatsink design
  • ASUS EZ DIY
    • - Procool
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (1 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 3 x Audio jack(s)
Internal I/O Ports
  • 1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
  • 3 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
  • 1 x AIO_PUMP connector
  • 1 x Lighting Control RGB Strip Header(s)
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 4 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 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
  • 1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
  • 1 x SPI TPM header
  • 5 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
  • 1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
  • 1 x 4-pin EATX 12 V Power connector
  • 1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
  • 1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
  • 1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
  • 1 x System panel connector
  • 1 x COM port header
Accessories
  • I/O Shield
  • 2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
  • 1 x M.2 Screw Package
  • 1 x Supporting DVD
  • User manual
BIOS
  • 128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
Manageability
  • WOL by PME, PXE
Operating System
  • Windows 10 64-bit
Form Factor
  • mATX Form Factor
  • 9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )
Note
  • *1 Support PCIe bifurcation for RAID on CPU function.
  • *2 When a device in SATA mode is installed on the M.2_2 socket, SATA 6G_1 port cannot be used.

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