Gigabyte Z490 AORUS PRO AX (rev. 1.x) Intel Z490 LGA 1200 ATX

GigabyteSKU: Z490 AORUS PRO AX

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VOID SPLIT
Shards of the Void; Borders Disappear Fusing different materials and surface textures with negative space to form a juxtaposition and showcase a stylistic effect where the boundaries between components are not clearly defined. It creates a multi-dimensional design that seemingly cuts through space and time.

ULTIMATE POWER DESIGN
Z490 AORUS PRO AX motherboard uses an 12+1 phases digital CPU power design which includes both digital PWM Controller and DrMOS. These 100% digital controller and additional 8+4 Solid-pin CPU Power Connectors offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from the new Intel 10-core CPU.

UNPARALLELED PERFORMANCE
With the best quality components and GIGABYTE R&D design capability, the Z490 AORUS is a true beast among motherboards.

ADVANCED THERMAL SOLUTION
Unthrottled performance is guaranteed by the enhanced thermal solution that incorporates Fins-Array II, Heatpipe II and Thermal Guards II. The comprehensive solution delivers excellent heat dissipation. The Z490 AORUS PRO AX stays cool on VRMs and M.2 SSD even on full loading, making it most suitable for enthusiasts, overclockers and professional gamers.

NEXT GENERATION CONNECTIVITY
A high-end product needs to be future-proof so your system stays up-to-date with the latest technology. Z490 AORUS provides all next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity to keep you up to speed.

AUDIO SOLUTION WITH DTS IMMERSIVE SOUND EXPERIENCE
Hi-Res Audio
Hi-Res Audio certified, meaning that the product is capable of reproducing frequencies up to 40kHz or above which ensures user with the best audio quality at all times.

ALC1220-VB Immersive Gaming ViBes
All New Realtek High-End HD Audio Codec
ALC1220 120dB(A) SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, preventing issues such as low volume and distortion.

With the new VB series audio controller, stream your voice to the world vibrantly with both front/rear microphone SNR up to 110/114dB(A).

DEFINITIVE AESTHETICS
RGB FUSION 2.0
Multi-Zone Light Show Design
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion 2.0 application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.

RGB FUSION Software
With an integrated intuitive user interface, the RGB Fusion 2.0 provides you a better solution for customizing the lighting effects across all supported devices. From motherboards, graphics cards to the peripheral products, you can personalize your gaming rig with your own style and show off your build by sharing the profiles. In addition, the new gaming mode makes the lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.

RGB FUSION APP
GIGABYTE RGB Fusion APP
Don't just make your PC shine, make it a work of art that friends will envy. With the GIGABYTE RGB Fusion mobile app users can watch as they control the lighting within their gaming PC. This gives users ease of access as they try and adjust colors and speeds for different modes, all this can be achieved away from the keyboard and monitor of their PC.

ULTRA DURABLE
GIGABYTE is reputable for its product durability and high quality manufacturing process. Needless to say, we use the best components we can find for the Z490 AORUS motherboard and reinforce every slot to make each of them solid and durable.

2X PCIe Armor
Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor
Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor
The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.

4X Memory Armor
Ultra Durable™ Memory Armor
AORUS' exclusive one piece stainless steel shielding design prevents against PCB distortion/twisting and plate bending, in addition to preventing any possible ESD interferenc

Solid Pin
Solid Pin Power Connectors
Z490 AORUS motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin + 4pin power connectors to offer a stable power supply during CPU overloading.

Solid Pin Power connector advantages

- Larger contact area for electricity
- More metal quantity to sustain higher power and generated heat
- Ultra durable and longer lifespan

Q-Flash Plus
Q-Flash Plus
Update the BIOS easily without installing the CPU, memory and graphics card.

With GIGABYTE Q-Flash Plus, you don’t need to install the CPU, memory and graphics card nor enter the BIOS menu to flash the BIOS. Just download and save a new BIOS file (rename to gigabyte.bin) on the USB flash drive, then press the dedicated Q-Flash Plus button and you’re good to go!

BIOS
New User Interface
All new EASY MODE shows important hardware information in one page including CPU clock, Memory, Storage, Fan.

My Favorites
Add constantly used items into the favorite menu for quick access.

Storage Information
Show all kinds of storage information including SATA, PCIE and M.2 interface.

Changelog
List all changes before saving and exiting bios. Quickly review overall settings modification.

Intuitive Load Line Curve
Clearly show each loadline calibration setting in an intuitive curve graph.

GIGABYTE BIOS & APP CENTER
Good software goes hand in hand with perfect hardware. Z490 AORUS PRO AX bundled several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard.
Internal I/O
Number of M.2 (M) slots 2
Thunderbolt headers 2
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) connectors 1
Front panel connector Yes
12V power connector Yes
Supported storage drive interfaces Serial ATA III
USB 2.0 connectors 1
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors 1
TPM connector Yes
Number of SATA III connectors 6
Number of chassis fan connectors 4
Front panel audio connector Yes
EPS power connector (8-pin) Yes
CPU fan connector Yes
ATX Power connector (24-pin) Yes
RGB LED pin header Yes
Technical details
Motherboard chipset family Intel
Motherboard chipset Intel Z490
PC health monitoring FAN,Temperature,Voltage
Parallel processing technology support 2-Way CrossFireX,2-Way SLI,Quad-GPU CrossFireX,Quad-GPU SLI
On-board graphics adapter Yes
Motherboard form factor ATX
Component for PC
Number of mounting holes 9
Audio
Audio output channels 7.1 channels
Performance
Supported storage drive types HDD & SSD
Windows operating systems supported Windows 10
Motherboard chipset family Intel
Motherboard chipset Intel Z490
RAID levels 0,1,5,10
PC health monitoring FAN,Temperature,Voltage
Audio output channels 7.1 channels
Motherboard form factor ATX
Component for PC
Processor
Processor manufacturer Intel
Compatible processor series Intel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™ i3, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, Intel Core i9, Intel® Pentium®
Maximum number of SMP processors 1
Processor socket LGA 1200
Memory
Number of memory slots 4
Memory slots type DIMM
Supported memory types DDR4-SDRAM
Memory channels Dual-channel
ECC Yes
Non-ECC Yes
Supported memory clock speeds 4933,5000,2133,2400,2666,2800,2933,3000,3200,3300,3333,3400,3466,3600,3666,3733,3800,3866,4000,4133,4266,4300,4400,4500,4600,4700,4800 MHz
Maximum internal memory 128 GB
Unbuffered memory Yes
Storage controllers
Supported storage drive types HDD & SSD
Supported storage drive interfaces Serial ATA III
RAID levels 0,1,5,10
Graphics
Maximum graphics adapter memory 512 MB
Parallel processing technology support 2-Way CrossFireX,2-Way SLI,Quad-GPU CrossFireX,Quad-GPU SLI
On-board graphics adapter Yes
Maximum resolution 4096 x 2160 pixels
HDCP Yes
Graphics adapter family Intel
Graphics adapter HD Graphics
Rear panel I/O ports
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 3
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity 2
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity 1
USB 2.0 ports quantity 4
WiFi-AP antenna jack 2
S/PDIF out port Yes
Microphone in Yes
Headphone outputs 1
HDMI ports quantity 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
Network
Ethernet LAN Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards 802.11a,802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n),Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Ethernet interface type 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 5.1
Features
Power source type ATX
Number of mounting holes 9
Windows operating systems supported Windows 10
Motherboard chipset family Intel
Motherboard chipset Intel Z490
PC health monitoring FAN,Temperature,Voltage
Audio output channels 7.1 channels
Motherboard form factor ATX
Component for PC
Audio chip Realtek ALC1220-VB
Expansion slots
Number of M.2 (M) slots 2
PCI Express x16 slots 3
PCI Express x1 slots 1
BIOS
BIOS type UEFI AMI
Clear CMOS jumper Yes
BIOS memory size 256 Mbit
ACPI version 5.0
System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) version 2.7
Desktop Management Interface (DMI) version 2.7
Power
Power source type ATX
Video
Maximum graphics adapter memory 512 MB
Maximum resolution 4096 x 2160 pixels
HDCP Yes
Graphics adapter family Intel
Graphics adapter HD Graphics
Software
Windows operating systems supported Windows 10
Bundled software Norton Internet Security, cFosSpeed, XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster
Weight & dimensions
Width 305 mm
Depth 244 mm
Packaging content
Bundled software Norton Internet Security, cFosSpeed, XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster

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