CPU

  1. Support for 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors/Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1200 package
  2. L3 cache varies with CPU
  3. (Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)

    Chipset

    1. Intel® Z490 Express Chipset

    Memory

    1. Intel® Core™ i9/i7 processors:
    2. DDR4 4600(O.C.)/ 4500(O.C.)/ 4400(O.C.)/ 4300(O.C.)/4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
    3. Intel® Core™ i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors:
    4. Support for DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz memory modules
      • 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
    5. Dual channel memory architecture
    6. Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
    7. Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
    8. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
    9. (Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
    10. Graphic

      Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
      1. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@30 Hz
        * Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.3.
      Maximum shared memory of 512 MB

        Expansion Slots

        1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
        2. * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
        3. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4
        4. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
        5. (All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
        6. Supports up to ASPM L1.2 power management protocols.

          Storage Interface

          1. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_SB)
          2. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M_SB)
          3. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
          4. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
            * Refer to "1-7 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the M.2 and SATA connectors.
          5. Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
          M.2 connectors support up to ASPM L1.2 PCIe power management protocols.

            LAN

              1. Intel® GbE LAN chip (1000 Mbit/100 Mbit)

              Audio

              1. Realtek® ALC1200 codec
              2. High Definition Audio
              3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
              4. Support for S/PDIF Out

              USB Ports

              Chipset:
              1. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel
              2. 7 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (5 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
              3. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)


                  Back I/O Ports

                  1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
                  2. 1 x HDMI port
                  3. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
                  4. 5 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
                  5. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
                  6. 1 x RJ-45 port
                  7. 6 x audio jacks

                  Internal I/O Ports

                  1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
                  2. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
                  3. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
                  4. 1 x CPU fan header
                  5. 4 x system fan headers
                  6. 2 x addressable LED strip headers
                  7. 2 x RGB LED strip headers
                  8. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
                  9. 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
                  10. 1 x front panel header
                  11. 1 x front panel audio header
                  12. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
                  13. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
                  14. 1 x USB 2.0/1.1 header
                  15. 1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only)
                  16. 2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors
                  17. 1 x serial port header
                  18. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
                  19. 1 x Q-Flash Plus button

                  BIOS

                  1. 1 x 256 Mbit flash
                  2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
                  3. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

                  Operating System

                  1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit

                  Form Factor

                  1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 23.0cm