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Asrock Z490 TAICHI motherboard Intel Z490 LGA1200 ATX

Asrock Z490 TAICHI motherboard Intel Z490 LGA1200 ATX

Gigabyte Z490 GAMING X AX Intel Z490 Express LGA 1200 ATX

LGA1200, Intel Z490 Express, 4x DDR4 DIMM, HDMI, 1G LAN, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, M.2, SATA III, USB 3.2, PS/2, ATX, 305x230 mm
£178.13 £148.44
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SKU
Z490 GAMING X AX
PERFORMANCE Direct 11+1 Phase Digital VRM Solution with DrMOS Cleaner and more efficient power delivery to the CPU with better thermal performance ensure stability under high CPU frequencies and heavy loading. - Optimized gate charge to minimize switching losses. - Lower temperature, smaller size, better thermal characteristics. Support for DDR4 XMP Up to 4600MHz and Beyond GIGABYTE is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 4600MHz and beyond. All users need to do to attain this performance boost is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is activated and enabled on their GIGABYTE motherboard. Shielded Memory Routing All memory routing is under the PCB inner layer shielded by a large ground layer to protect from external interference. 2-Way CrossFire Multi-Graphics Multi-graphics configuration offers better graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution. PCIe 4.0 Hardware Design For most of prosumers and gamers, high bandwidth storage and high performance graphics card are critical for their applications. To support most cutting edge devices, this motherboard uses the groundbreaking PCIe 4.0 grade hardware design. Dual NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Connectors GIGABYTE Motherboards are focused on delivering M.2 technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their system’s potential. M.2 Thermal Guard GIGABYTE Ultra-Efficient M.2 Thermal Guard With durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a thermal solution for M.2 SSD devices. The M.2 Thermal Guard prevents throttling and bottlenecks from high speed M.2 SSDs as it helps to dissipate heat before it becomes an issue. Thermal Throttling As Temperature Rises CONNECTIVITY New Introduce Intel WiFi 6 802.11ax + BT 5 Module Intel Wireless solution supports 802.11ax, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 2.4Gbps. Moreover, Bluetooth 5 provides 4X range over BT 4.2 and with faster transmission. Benefit of WiFi 6: 1. 5.5X throughput than 802.11ac 1x1 2. 4X better network capacity, no traffic jams especially in those dense area with lots of devices 3. Network efficiency increase for better user experience Intel GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Networking Intel GbE LAN features cFosSpeed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency and maintain low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in crowded LAN environments. The Industry's Leading LAN Static-Electricity & Surge Protection GIGABYTE motherboards use ICs with up to 3 times the ESD resistance levels compared to traditional ICs. This helps to better protect the motherboard and its components against potential damage caused by static electricity. GIGABYTE motherboards also feature special anti-surge ICs that protect your motherboard, and your PC from any surge in power delivery that may occur, helping to ensure that your PC is equipped to deal with any potentially irregular and inconsistent power delivery. Native Intel USB 3.2 Gen 2 Controller Intel's native USB 3.2 Gen2 host controller provides USB 3.2 Gen2 ports with speeds up to 10Gbps. Available over the USB Type-A connector, the USB 3.2 Gen2 is much improved with twice the bandwidth compared to its previous generation as well as backwards compatibility with USB2.0 and USB 3.2 Gen1. Pre-Installed I/O Shield With an integrated I/O shield, building an GIGABYTE Ultra Durable PC is even easier. COOLING Smart Fan 5 With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly. - 5 Fan / Water Pump Connectors - 6 Temperature Sensors - All Fan Pin Headers Upgraded to Hybrid Fan Headers - Interoperable Fans and Sensors - Intuitive UI for Fan Control FAN STOP Stop, map any fan to stop completely when temperatures drop below a specified threshold. Which fan stops, based on readings from which sensor, and at what temperature—all of it can be customized to your liking. Hybrid Fan Pin Headers Assume complete control over your liquid cooling setup! Smart Fan 5 receives up-to-the-second information on flow-rate and water-temperature through the Hybrid Fan Pin Headers—giving you absolute mastery over your PC. - All Hybrid Fan Headers can automatically detect the type of cooling device whether it be fan or pump with different PWM or Voltage mode. New Smart Fan 5 Software Choose from different modes, Quiet to Full Speed, to match your system usage preferences. For each fan or pump, you can use the intuitive fan curve to define trigger thresholds and corresponding fan speeds. LIGHTING RGB FUSION 2.0 With Z490 Gaming X AX Motherboard , RGB Fusion 2.0 is even better with Addressable LEDs.* RGB Fusion 2.0 offers users the option to control onboard RGB and external RGB / Addressable LED light strips for their PC. Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion 2.0 on Z490 Series Motherboards are now upgraded with Addressable LED support. With external Addressable LED strips, where each LED is digitally addressable, users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations. With Z490 Gaming X AX Motherboard will support either 5v or 12v Addressable LED lighting strips and up to 300 LED lights. RGB Fusion 2.0 with Addressable LEDs comes with new patterns and various speed settings with more to come. RGB Fusion 2.0 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. 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. AUDIO High-End Audio Capacitors GIGABYTE motherboards use high-end audio capacitors. These high quality capacitors help deliver high resolution and high fidelity audio to provide the most realistic sound effects for gamers. Audio Noise Guard GIGABYTE motherboards feature an audio noise guard that essentially separates the board’s sensitive analog audio components from potential noise pollution at the PCB level. ULTRA DURABLE GIGABYTE Patented Double Locking Bracket 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. Ultra Durable Memory Armor GIGABYTE exclusive one piece stainless steel shielding design prevents against PCB distortion/twisting and plate bending, in addition to preventing any possible ESD interference. Solid Pin Power Connectors Z490 motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin + 4pin power connectors for offering stable power supply while 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 START SULFURIZATION PROTECTION Sulfur compounds in the air can penetrate tiny onboard resistors creating chemical change and causing these resistors to open or short. If either of these occurs the motherboard will fail to function. By equipping resistors with an Anti-Sulfur Design GIGABYTE gives Ultra Durable Motherboards a whole new meaning. 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! GIGABYTE EXCELLENCE Refreshed BIOS The BIOS is essential for users during initial setup to allow for the most optimal settings. With a new GUI and easier to use functionalities, GIGABYTE has been able to reinvent the BIOS to give users a better experience while setting up their new system. APP CENTER GIGABYTE APP CENTER is an useful portal of all GIGABYTE MB utilities and drivers, you can choose any utility you want to install from APP CENTER and keep you updated with latest utilities and drivers version. EasyTune GIGABYTE's EasyTune is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most. @BIOS The GIGABYTE @BIOS app allows you to update your system’s BIOS from within Windows using a simple and slick graphical user interface. @BIOS can automatically download the latest version from the GIGABYTE servers or you can update your BIOS from a file on your computer. @BIOS also allows you to save your current BIOS to a file, recover your previous BIOS from an image and backup your BIOS to an image. System Information Viewer GIGABYTE System Information Viewer is a central location that gives you access to your current system status. Monitor components such as the clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures get too high or record your system's behavior; these are the possibilities of the System Information Viewer. XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster: Cast Your Game Anytime, Anywhere Now set up your stage and share the greatest gaming moments with XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster! Fully optimized social media integration is ready for real-time chats—keeping you notified yet focused in the game. It takes just one click to stream your gameplay to Twitch. Host your game like a pro! 4K Ultra HD Support 4K resolution is the next technological milestone in high-definition content delivery, utilizing approximately 4,000 pixels on the horizontal axis, more than four times today's standard HD pixel density. GIGABYTE motherboards provide native 4K support with integrated Intel HD Graphics via HDMI. HDMI - The Next Generation Multimedia Interface HDMI is a High-Definition Multimedia Interface which provides up to 5Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and 8-channel high quality audio all through a single cable. Able to transmit superior, uncompressed digital video and audio, HDMI ensures the crispest rendering of digital content up to 1080p without the quality losses associated with analog interfaces and their digital-to-analog conversion. In addition, HDMI is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), allowing the playback of Blu-ray/HD DVD and other protected media content.
More Information
SKUZ490 GAMING X AX
EAN4719331809539
Specification
Internal I/O
Number of M.2 (M) slots2
Thunderbolt headers2
Front panel connectorYes
12V power connectorYes
Supported storage drive interfacesSerial ATA III
USB 2.0 connectors1
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors1
TPM connectorYes
Serial port headers1
S/PDIF out connectorYes
Number of SATA III connectors6
Number of chassis fan connectors4
Front panel audio connectorYes
CPU fan connectorYes
ATX Power connector (24-pin)Yes
RGB LED pin headerYes
Technical details
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z490 Express
Serial port headers1
PC health monitoringFan, Temperature, Voltage
Parallel processing technology support2-Way CrossFireX,Quad-GPU CrossFireX
HDMI version1.4
Motherboard form factorATX
Component forPC
Audio
Audio output channels7.1 channels
Performance
Supported storage drive typesHDD & SSD
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 x64
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z490 Express
RAID levels0,1,5,10
PC health monitoringFan, Temperature, Voltage
Audio output channels7.1 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
ECCYes
Non-ECCYes
Supported memory clock speeds2133,2400,2666,2800,2933,3000,3200,3300,3333,3400,3466,3600,3666,3733,3800,3866,4000,4133,4266,4300,4400,4500,4600 MHz
Maximum internal memory128 GB
Unbuffered memoryYes
Storage controllers
Supported storage drive typesHDD & SSD
Supported storage drive interfacesSerial ATA III
RAID levels0,1,5,10
Graphics
Maximum graphics adapter memory512 MB
Parallel processing technology support2-Way CrossFireX,Quad-GPU CrossFireX
Maximum resolution4096 x 2160 pixels
HDCPYes
Rear panel I/O ports
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity5
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity1
USB 2.0 ports quantity2
WiFi-AP antenna jack2
PS/2 ports quantity1
HDMI version1.4
HDMI ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
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)
Ethernet interface typeGigabit Ethernet
BluetoothYes
Bluetooth version5.0
Features
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 x64
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z490 Express
PC health monitoringFan, Temperature, Voltage
Audio output channels7.1 channels
Motherboard form factorATX
Component forPC
Audio chipRealtek ALC1200
Expansion slots
Number of M.2 (M) slots2
PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots3
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots2
BIOS
BIOS typeUEFI AMI
Clear CMOS jumperYes
BIOS memory size256 Mbit
ACPI version5.0
System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) version2.7
Desktop Management Interface (DMI) version2.7
Video
Maximum graphics adapter memory512 MB
Maximum resolution4096 x 2160 pixels
HDCPYes
Software
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 x64
Bundled softwareNorton Internet Security (OEM) cFosSpeed
Weight & dimensions
Width305 mm
Depth230 mm
Packaging content
Bundled softwareNorton Internet Security (OEM) cFosSpeed
ManufacturerGigabyte
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