The flagship ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi motherboard is designed with boosted power delivery and optimized cooling to cope with the demands of powerful 11th Generation Intel® Core™ Rocket Lake processors. Along with the latest Intel® Wi-Fi 6E and PCI Express® 4.0 M.2 for superfast transfer speeds and storage, Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi features Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation to ensure clear communication in any scenario. This powerhouse of a motherboard is wrapped in a futuristic look that’s highlighted with a brushed-metal finish, iridescent ROG logo on the I/O shroud, and Aura Sync illumination. ALL-ROUND PERFORMANCE ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi is armed with up-rated power delivery and optimized cooling to enable top-tier performance for gaming. Fully equipped with intelligent controls for easy management of overclocking, cooling and networking settings, Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi also features Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation for crystal-clear in-game communication. SIX-LAYER PCB The PCB design quickly dissipates heat around the VRM to improve overall system stability and provide the CPU with more overclocking headroom. Fan Bracket and VRM Fan A bundled fan bracket and additional VRM fan provide additional cooling to critical components as you push your build to its limits. Integrated I/O Cover and VRM Heatsinks Connected by an L-shaped heat pipe, the two VRM heatsinks feature strakes to increase surface area for improved heat dissipation. Both heatsinks also integrate a high-surface-area aluminum I/O cover which helps dissipate heat. Thermal Pads High-quality thermal pads efficiently transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to the heatsink. M.2 Heatsinks The M.2 heatsinks keep the M.2 SSD at optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability. M.2 Backplate An integrated M.2 backplate helps ensure that high-performance drives deliver peak performance, even when airflow is restricted. COOLER BY DESIGN ROG Strix Z590 motherboards feature comprehensive cooling options that are configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS. CPU Fan Header A dedicated pair of PWM/DC fan headers for CPU coolers AIO Pump Fan Header A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups Water Pump Header A dedicated header that can supply over 3 amps to high-performance PWM or DC water pumps M.2 Heatsink Keeps the M.2 SSD at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability M.2 Backplate Helps ensure that high-performance drives deliver peak performance, even when airflow is restricted 4-pin PWM/DC Fan Headers Each header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans LEADING CONNECTIVITIY ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi includes the latest connectivity for supersmooth online experiences and blisteringly fast large file transfers. Superior audio performance gives you a massive advantage, allowing you to pick up on the smallest audio cues for a completely immersive gaming experience. Optimem III With proprietary memory trace layout tweaks that improve signal integrity and mitigate noise, OptiMem III allows memory kits to run at lower latencies, reduced voltages, and operate at higher frequencies. Stack ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi with your favorite modules and maximize the throughput of the 11th Gen Intel Core Rocket Lake processor for applications that demand massive bandwidth. PCIe 4.0-Ready ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi features four onboard M.2 slots, two of which support the latest PCIe 4.0 standard to provide maximum storage flexibility and the fastest data speeds available with the latest Intel processors. An M.2 backplate helps deal with the heat generated by the PCIe 4.0 SSDs. In addition, three of the M.2 slots support up to a 22110 socket and NVM Express® RAID. Intel® WiFi 6E (802.11 ax) Onboard WiFi 6E technology takes advantage of the newly available radio spectrum in the 6 GHz band. It provides up to three times the bandwidth of the 5 GHz band and up to seven 160 MHz bands to deliver ultrafast wireless networking speeds and improved capacity as well as better performance in dense wireless environments. Dual Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet Dual onboard 2.5 Gb Ethernet gives your wired connection a boost, with up to a 2.5X improvement over standard Ethernet connections for faster file transfers, smoother lag-free gaming and high-res video streaming. ROG SUPREMEFX ROG SupremeFX is a unique blend of hardware and software that provides superior audio. In ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi, this combination features the ALC4080 codec with a Savitech amplifier to deliver pristine audio, increasing playback resolution from 192 kHz to 384 kHz and also decreasing distortion and reducing signal interference from surrounding components. PLAY YOUR OWN STYLE Cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics are accentuated by bold slashes and cybertext. By pairing ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi with other products from the diverse ROG ecosystem, you can create a fully customized gaming setup that reflects your personal style. UNDENIABLY ROG STRIX The eye-catching ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi embodies the ROG spirit while boldly looking to the future. Design touches such as a glitch-effect ROG logo, etched cybertext markings and embedded Aura RGB LEDs give it a bold aesthetic while clearly paying respect to deep ROG roots. Outshine the Competition ROG Strix motherboards deliver sterling performance and superior aesthetics to outshine the competition. They also feature built-in ASUS Aura technology that enables full RGB lighting control and a variety of presets for embedded RGB LEDs, as well as lighting strips connected to onboard RGB headers. In addition, all lighting can be easily synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware. ADDRESSABLE GEN 2 RGB HEADER ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi's Addressable Gen 2 RGB headers are now capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new headers also offer backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear. M.2 Q-Latch The innovative Q-Latch makes it easy to install or remove an M.2 SSD without the need for specific tools. The design employs a simple locking mechanism to secure the drive and neatly eliminate traditional screws. Clr CMOS Button A quick press of the Clr CMOS button helps reset BIOS settings. It can also be used to reboot the PC if incorrect BIOS settings have been selected. BIOS FlashBack™ BIOS FlashBack™ is the simplest and safest way to update BIOS. Simply drop the (UEFI) BIOS file onto a FAT32-formatted USB stick, and plug it into the USB BIOS FlashBack port and press the button. Updates can even be performed without having memory or a CPU installed. Q-Code Diagnostic codes provide a reference for fast and easy lookup of common installation and component issues. Pre-Mounted I/O Shield The patented ROG I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted, which further simplifies the process of installing the motherboard. CERTIFIED COMPATIBILITY ROG Strix motherboards undergo an extensive certification program to ensure the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. For a smooth build process, refer to our list of guaranteed-compatible components. To help with memory upgrades, the list also includes a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) ROG GIVES YOU MORE ROG-exclusive software utilities deliver intuitive audio tuning and gaming enhancements so you can configure your gaming build the way you want. Bundled third-party software like AIDA64 and MemTest86 allow you to benchmark individual components or the entire system. UEFI BIOS The renowned ROG UEFI (BIOS) provides everything you need to configure, tweak, and tune your rig. If offers intelligently simplified options for newcomers to PC DIY, as well as more comprehensive features for seasoned veterans. MemTest86 For added convenience, MemTest86 has been pre-installed into ROG UEFI (BIOS) Run the test to pinpoint memory issues with just one click, without the need for any USB stick or going into the OS. The memory report will also be stored in the BIOS archives for reference. 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. 5-WAY OPTIMIZATION Take care of complex tuning with just one click. ASUS 5-Way Optimization is a system-wide tuning utility that overclocks the processor and tunes fan speeds to ensure the best balance between cooling and acoustics. The TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) provides AI Suite 3 with the intelligence needed to automatically fine-tune voltages, monitor system stats, and adjust overclocking settings. With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU), you’ll enjoy system-wide power savings. The EPU automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes savings with Away mode. Fan Expert 4 provides comprehensive control over fans, water pumps and all-in-one (AIO) coolers. Control is also possible via the award-winning ROG 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. The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) delivers real-time control over voltage droop, allowing you to switch frequency and power-efficiency settings so you can fine-tune CPU voltage regulation for ultimate stability and performance. Define CPU overclocking, apply fan profiles, prioritize network data, optimize audio settings at app level, and more ― all with this intuitive tool. SONIC STUDIO III ROG 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. SONIC STUDIO LINK The new Sonic Studio Link allows you to apply effects on all playback devices. Simply press the Sonic Studio Link button to enjoy the effect on any connected device. SONIC STUDIO VIRTUAL MIXER Combine audio output from selected apps with audio from the microphone input and stream the compiled mix. APP-SPECIFIC PROFILES Apply customized audio settings to various applications, so that each is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen. DTS:SOUND UNBOUND ROG Strix Z590 motherboards are pre-loaded with the DTS® Sound Unbound™ app that envelops you in audio as never before, conjuring whole new levels of immersion for extraordinary gaming and entertainment experiences. By leveraging Windows Sonic spatial technology, DTS Sound Unbound delivers audio in a virtual 3D space — putting you right in the middle of the soundscape, where you can sense the location and direction of every gunshot, footstep or other sound in your virtual environment. STEREO SOUND Discrete left and right audio channels enable headphone or two-speaker setup. SURROUND SOUND Audio is split and served over multiple speaker channels – e.g., 5.1 or 7.1 – to create an enveloping experience on a single, logical plane. SPATIAL SOUND A virtual audio-sphere effect creates astonishing 360° immersion – with you at the center, where sounds seem to arrive from all directions. AIDA64 EXTREME ROG Strix Z590 motherboards include a 60-day AIDA64 Extreme subscription. This industry-leading system information tool provides detailed information about installed hardware and software, and it also provides benchmarks for measuring performance of the entire system or individual components. AIDA64 Extreme includes a monitoring and diagnostics feature to detect and prevent hardware issues. All vital system sensors can be tracked in real time, allowing voltage readings, fan speeds, and temperature information to be displayed on the desktop or sent to dedicated displays or to the OLED panels of ROG AIO liquid coolers. ARMOURY CRATE Armoury Crate is a software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported gaming products, making it easy to tune the look and feel of your system. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate lets you easily customize RGB lighting and effects for compatible devices and synchronize them with Aura Sync to create a unified lighting scheme across your system. You can also use Armoury Crate to download drivers, software and the user manual. In addition, Armoury Crate features a dedicated product registration page as well as a news feed to help you stay in touch with the gaming community. RAMCACHE III RAMCache lll software 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. A Smart mode automatically caches all storage devices to maximize system resources.