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ASUS ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING motherboard LGA 1200 ATX Intel Z490

£336.72 £280.60
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SKU
ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING
 
The ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming motherboard is designed to cope with the demands of 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, with boosted power delivery and an optimized cooling design providing more surface area for heat dissipation. ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming features AI enhancements and intuitive dashboards to help you overclock and tweak various parameters easily. Performance aside, ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming catches the eye, sporting cyberpunk inspired aesthetics including a mirrored stainless steel finish.

ALL-ROUND PERFORMANCE
ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming helps you get the most out of your gaming build with up-rated power delivery and optimized cooling. Intelligent controls lets you manage overclocking, cooling and networking settings easily, giving you everything you need to harness the full potential of your build for top-tier gaming performance.

Fan Bracket and MOS Fan
A bundled fan bracket and additional MOS fan provide additional cooling to areas around the VRM as you push your build to its limits.

MOS Heatsink with U-shaped Heatpipe
The U-shaped design allows rapid and even heat transfer from the VRM to the extended MOS heatsink for better performance and wattage resistance. In addition, the MOS heatsink provides a large contact area for MOSFETs and chokes.

Thermal Pads
High-quality thermal pads transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to the heatsink.

Extended VRM Heatsink
The extended heatsink at the end of heatpipe increases thermal mass to offset the additional heat generated by high voltage, lowering temperatures by up to 5°C.

Dual M.2 Heatsinks
The M.2 heatsinks keeps the M.2 SSD at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability.

ROG AI OVERCLOCKING
ROG AI Overclocking is an intelligent utility that helps you get the most out of your build by automatically profiling your CPU and cooling system to predict optimal voltage and frequency settings.

Accessible via the AI Suite software in Windows or directly through the UEFI, the intuitive AI Overclocking user interface enables users of all levels. A range of customizable settings are available for seasoned overclockers, and an auto-tuning option is available for beginners.

LEADING CONNECTIVITIY
ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming provides you with the latest connectivity for supersmooth online experiences and blisteringly-fast 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.

DDR4 OC
4600MHz

ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming supports up to 128GB DDR4 memory across four slots. OptiMem II technology improves trace layout to significantly reduce vias and crosstalk to enhance memory stability and compatibility, giving memory kits higher frequency margins.

Dual
PCIe 3.0 M.2

Two M.2 slots are available, with one supporting both SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4 modes, and the other supporting PCIe 3.0 x4 for NVMe. Together, they give you the fastest and most-flexible M.2 interface available.

WIFI 6 (802.11 ax)
Onboard WiFi 6 (802.11ax) supports ultrafast wireless-networking speeds, improved capacity and better performance in dense wireless environments, providing exceptional online gaming experiences. Pair your motherboard with ASUS WiFi 6 routers to fully experience the networking potential of WiFi 6. Find out more about ASUS WiFi 6 solutions.

INTEL 2.5G ETHERNET
Onboard 2.5G 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.

SUPREMEFX

Built-in SupremeFX audio technology ensures pristine audio. It provides a flat frequency response for a neutral, detailed sound signature. And if you're using a gaming headset, the front panel output is driven by two op amps to preserve audio quality.

PLAY YOUR OWN STYLE
The cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics are accentuated by the bold slashes and cybertext. Together with the most diverse ROG ecosystem, Pair your ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming with other ROG products to customize a gaming rig that reflects your personal style.

UNDENIABLY ROG STRIX
ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming is unmistakably ROG, it features a mirror-like stainless steel finish, complete with diagonal lines across the I/O shield and futuristic cyber-text.

PRE-MOUNTED I/O SHIELD
ROG's patented I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted to make it easy to install the motherboard.

CERTIFIED COMPATIBILITY
ROG Strix undergoes an extensive certification program to ensure the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. Refer to our extensive list of guaranteed-compatible components, it also includes a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for memory — so you can build fuss-free.

THE ROG STRIX ECOSYSTEM AWAITS
From graphics, AIO cooler, case, mice, or keyboard, up your game with ROG Strix. Enjoy complementary aesthetics, control and compatibility – and enjoy more choice than any competing brand.

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.

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 automated CPU tuning feature of 5-Way Optimization leverages the same onboard intelligence as AI Overclocking,but goes further by running a Prime95 based stress test to deliver a result that's well-tuned from the get-go.

SONIC STUDIO III
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.

ARMOURY CRATE
Armoury Crate is a software utility that provides centralized control of supported ROG gaming products. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate puts command of all your Aura gear at your fingertips, with the new Aura Creator ready. The software also provides control of settings for a select and growing number of ROG products, making it easier to tune the look and feel of your system. Armoury Crate even features dedicated product registration and ROG news feeds areas to help you stay in touch with the ROG gaming community.

RAMCACHE III
RAMCache 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.
More Information
SKU ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING
Specification
Internal I/O
Number of M.2 (M) slots2
Thunderbolt headers1
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) connectors1
Supported storage drive interfacesM.2, Serial ATA III
USB 2.0 connectors2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors1
Number of SATA III connectors6
Number of EATX power connectors1
Number of chassis fan connectors2
EPS power connector (8-pin)Yes
CPU fan connectorYes
ATX Power connector (24-pin)Yes
Technical details
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z490
Parallel processing technology support2-Way SLI,3-Way CrossFireX
HDMI version1.4b
Motherboard form factorATX
Component forPC
Audio
Audio output channels8.0 channels
Performance
Supported storage drive typesHDD & SSD
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 x64
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z490
RAID levels0,1,5,10
Audio output channels8.0 channels
Motherboard form factorATX
Component forPC
Processor
Processor manufacturerIntel
Compatible processor seriesIntel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™ i3, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, Intel Core i9, Intel® Pentium®
Maximum number of SMP processors1
Processor socketLGA 1200
Memory
Number of memory slots4
Memory slots typeDIMM
Supported memory typesDDR4-SDRAM
Memory channelsDual-channel
Non-ECCYes
Supported memory clock speeds2133,2400,2666,2800,2933,3000,3200,3333,3466,3600,3733,3866,4000,4133,4266,4400,4500,4600,4800 MHz
Maximum internal memory128 GB
Unbuffered memoryYes
Storage controllers
Supported storage drive typesHDD & SSD
Supported storage drive interfacesM.2, Serial ATA III
RAID levels0,1,5,10
Graphics
Parallel processing technology support2-Way SLI,3-Way CrossFireX
Maximum resolution4096 x 2160 pixels
Rear panel I/O ports
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity2
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity3
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity1
DisplayPort version1.4
USB 2.0 ports quantity4
S/PDIF out portYes
Microphone inYes
Headphone outputs1
HDMI version1.4b
HDMI ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
DisplayPorts quantity1
Network
Ethernet LANYes
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards802.11a,802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n),Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
LAN controllerIntel I225-V
Ethernet interface type2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
BluetoothYes
Bluetooth version5.1
Features
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 x64
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z490
Audio output channels8.0 channels
Motherboard form factorATX
Component forPC
Audio chipSupremeFX S1220A
Expansion slots
Number of M.2 (M) slots2
PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots3
PCI Express x4 (Gen 2.x) slots1
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots2
BIOS
BIOS typeUEFI AMI
Clear CMOS jumperYes
BIOS memory size192 Mbit
Video
Maximum resolution4096 x 2160 pixels
Software
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 x64
Drivers includedYes
Weight & dimensions
Width305 mm
Depth244 mm
Packaging content
Drivers includedYes
Cables includedSATA
Manufacturer ASUS
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