Durable. Stable. Reliable. ASUS TUF GAMING Z590-PLUS WIFI takes all the essential elements of the latest Intel® processors and combines them with game-ready features and proven durability. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded power solution and a comprehensive cooling system, this motherboard offers rock-solid, stable performance for marathon gaming. Aesthetically, TUF GAMING Z590-PLUS WIFI sports the new TUF Gaming logo, and incorporates simple geometric design elements to reflect the dependability and stability that defines the TUF Gaming series. Rock-Solid Performance With upgraded power delivery and comprehensive cooling options to drive the 11th and 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, plus support for faster memory and storage, TUF GAMING Z590 series motherboards are the perfect foundation for your next high-core-count battle rig. DrMOS The onboard VRM of TUF GAMING Z590 series motherboards utilize 14+2 DrMOS power stages that combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that 11th Gen Intel Core processors demand. 6-layer PCB Design Multiple PCB layers shift heat away from critical components, providing more headroom to push CPUs beyond stock speeds. ProCool Connectors Enhanced EATX 4-Pin and 8-Pin Connectors - Extreme durability - Prevent hotspots and connector failure Compared with traditional power inputs, ProCool connectors are built to tight specifications to ensure flush contact with PSU power lines. The resulting lower impedance helps to prevent hotspots and connector failure. TUF Components TUF Chokes Certified military-grade TUF chokes deliver rock-steady power to the CPU, improving system stability. TUF Capacitors Proprietary capacitors provide up to 20% greater temperature tolerance and 5X-longer lifespan. Digi+ VRM The integrated Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times. Cooler by Design 1. 1.6X larger VRM heatsink The extensive surface area of the large, high-mass heatsink covers the VRM and choke to improve heat dissipation. The total surface area of the VRM heatsink is 1.6X that of the previous generation. Thermal pad High-quality thermal pads help transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to the heatsink. 2. Three M.2 slots with heatsinks Each M.2 slot has a dedicated heatsink keep the M.2 SSDs at optimum operating temperature to ensure consistent performance and reliability. Comprehensive Fan Controls TUF GAMING Z590 series motherboards feature comprehensive fan controls that can be configured via Fan Xpert 4 utility or via the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS. PCIe 4.0 M.2 (up to 64 Gbps) TUF GAMING Z590 series motherboards feature PCIe 4.0 M.2 and NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to PCIe 4.0 storage to enjoy the fastest data-transfer speeds on the 11th Gen Intel Core processors. DRAM Overclocking Performance DDR4 OC 5133 MHz+ Revisions to the motherboard’s trace routing provide the latest Intel processors with unrestricted access to memory bandwidth. ASUS OptiMem II technology carefully maps memory signal pathways across different PCB layers to reduce vias and adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk. USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C Extensive USB support ensures connections to a wide array of peripherals. TUF GAMING Z590-PLUS WIFI includes USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C® that deliver increased bandwidth and transmission speeds of up to 20 Gbps. Thunderbolt™ 4 Support TUF GAMING Z590 series feature Thunderbolt™ 4 support via an on-board header. With latest Intel-certified ASUS ThunderboltEX 4 add-on card, TUF GAMING Z590-PLUS WIFI can enable bi-directional speeds of up to 40 Gbps on a single cable. Additionally, this card has a daisy-chain function for multi-screen connection and supports up to an 8K resolution display. It can also provide up to 100 watts of power to fast-charge devices. 40 Gbps on Thunderbolt 4 Consistent, superfast performance Easy PC DIY TUF GAMING motherboards are designed to be easy to set up and configure just the way you want —even for first-time builders. The TUF GAMING Alliance ecosystem makes selecting compatible parts easy, while Armoury Crate software offers full control of system settings via a single dashboard. TUF GAMING motherboards give you everything you need to build your dream gaming rig without adding complexity. Build with Confidence TUF GAMING Alliance is a collaboration between ASUS and trusted PC-component brands to ensure compatibility with a wide range of parts, such as PC cases, power supplies, CPU coolers, memory kits and more. With more partnerships and components being added regularly, the TUF Gaming Alliance will continue to grow even stronger. SafeSlot SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured via a new insert-molding process, SafeSlot integrates fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points. ESD Guards ESD Guards prolong the life of components while preventing damage from electrostatic discharge, providing protection for up to +/- 10 kV of air discharge and +/- 6 kV of contact discharge — greatly surpassing the respective industry standards of +/- 6 kV and +/- 4 kV. TUF LANGuard TUF LANGuard is a military-grade innovation that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput, protecting the motherboard from lightning strikes and static electricity. DRAM Overvoltage Protection Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of your system and connected devices. Stainless Steel Back I/O Panel TUF GAMING motherboards have a corrosion-resistant stainless steel back I/O panel bonded with chromium oxide to provide a 3X-longer lifespan versus traditional panels. With this protective feature, TUF GAMING motherboards passed 72-hour salt fog testing, while other brands only passed 24-hour testing. Immersive Gaming TUF GAMING Z590 series motherboards provide a complete, high-performance gaming package with a long list of features to improve your experience, including ultrafast networking for smoother online gameplay, pristine audio with positional cues for FPS gaming, and onboard RGB lighting that syncs with attached accessories to help you create a personalized gaming atmosphere. Intel® WiFi 6 The Intel® WiFi 6 module is compatible with the 802.11ax standard and pushes theoretical peak bandwidth up to an incredible 2.4 Gbps. Perhaps more importantly for power users, it's optimized for more efficient operation on crowded networks with a lot of competing traffic. Pair your motherboard with ASUS WiFi 6 routers to fully experience the networking potential of WiFi 6. Intel® 2.5 Gb Ethernet Onboard 2.5 Gb Ethernet gives your wired connection a boost, with speeds that are 2.5 times faster than standard Ethernet connections for speedy file transfers, lag-free gaming, and high-res video streaming. Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation This utility leverages a massive deep-learning database to reduce background noise from the microphone and incoming audio, while preserving vocals at the same time. This removes distracting keyboard clatter, mouse clicks and other ambient noises so you can hear and be heard with crystal clarity while gaming or in calls. Realtek S1200A TUF Gaming audio cover Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals to ensure the best quality. High-definition audio Premium Japanese audio capacitors provide warm, natural, and immersive sound. Realtek S1200A codec ASUS-exclusive codec delivers an expansive soundstage and dynamic sound. Audio shielding Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference. Pristine audio The unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek for TUF Gaming Z590 series motherboards features an unprecedented 108 dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line out and a 103dB SNR for the line in, providing pristine audio quality. DTS® Custom for Gaming Headsets Hone your battle skills with exclusive DTS® Custom onboard audio. Utilizing advanced emulation techniques to create positional cues via stereo headphones, DTS Custom takes onboard audio to a new frontier. With three presets ― Aerial, Soundscape, and Tactical ― for different genres, you'll have a distinct advantage in every game. Aerial mode Experience audio as though hovering above the game world, with sound coming from ahead — perfect for MOBA, RTA, strategy and sports titles! Soundscape mode The ideal audio envelope for MMO, RPG, action and horror games — your ears will put you in the center of the action! Tactical mode Shhh — is that an enemy just around the corner? DTS Custom emphasizes detail for stealthy play, so you'll detect and locate every footstep!