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PCI Express 4.0 Hardware Ready!
Welcome to the PCI Express 4.0 new era and be a smart buyer with ASRock motherboards! Z490 enthusiast level motherboards equipped with luxury components that allows geeks to be hardware ready for PCI Express 4.0 standard !
PCIE 4.0 Clock Generator
An additional external base clock generator that delivers PCI Express 4.0 standard.
PCIE 4.0 M.2 Socket
Hyper M.2 Key M socket, wth PCI Express 4.0 hardware for x4 high speed SSDs.
PCIE 4.0 Steel Slot
Equipped with reinforced steel slot which is based on PCI Express 4.0 hardware requirement.
Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.
The Sound Tracker is a visual indicator that points out the directions from which predominant sounds are coming. Each sound is properly positioned in 360° on a radar for a full immersion during the game.
Base Frequency Boost (BFB) Technology
Who ever said that only K series CPUs and the Z-family platform are capable of being performed with maximum power. Via ASRock BFB (Boost Frequency Boost) Technology, users may install their non K series CPUs to ASRock’s selected 400 series motherboards and enjoy the base frequency boost with the hidden power of processors immediately.
While ASRock BFB breathes life into non K series CPUs, the boost frequency currently still depends on the cooling system applied on your rig.
** BFB frequency performance results may vary between different CPUs and hardware configurations. Frequency shown in this chart is for reference only.
Dr. MOS11 Power Phase Design
Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Compared to traditional discrete MOSFETs, it intelligently delivers higher current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.
Premium 60A Power Choke
Compared to traditional chokes, ASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.
Heat Dissipating PCB Technology
Luxurious features extend to the onboard heat dissipating PCB points. Heat Dissipating PCB gives the motherboard a more mysterious touch and this design effectively takes the heat away from PCB and lower down the temperature up to 4.1 degrees!
2oz Copper PCB
2 ounce copper inner layers that provide stable signal traces and power shapes! Delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking, it's able to support the latest DDR4 memory modules with most extreme memory performance!
RULE YOUR OWN LIGHTING WAY - POLYCHROME RGB
ASRock motherboards deliver stunning performance and superior aesthetics to rule your own colorful lighting way! ASRock offers a very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and any RGB devices smoothly. Devices can be synchronized across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories as well.
*The addressable RGB LED header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strip (5V/Data/GND), with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V), a max of 80 LEDs and length within 2 meters.
*The RGB LED header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B), with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V) and length within 2 meters.
Dragon 2.5 Gb/s LAN
The intelligent 2.5Gb/s LAN platform is built for maximum networking performance for the demanding requirements of home networking, content creators, online gamers and high-quality streaming media. Boost networking performance up to 2.5X the bandwidth compared to the standard gigabit Ethernet, you’ll enjoy the faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.
Automatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother, stutter-free in-game performance and the competitive edge.
A SOLID M.2-SOLUTION PERFORMER
Dual M.2 For SSD
Ready for higher capacity and even faster Type 22110 M.2 NVMe SSD to fulfill the need of performance. Two Ultra M.2 sockets that support both SATA3 6Gb/s and PCIe Gen3 x4 modes, pushing data transfer speeds up to 32Gb/s.
Good M.2 SSD protection is important for longevity and stability. ASRock provides a completed M.2 armor solution that makes SSDs to run in a certain low temperature.
Reinforced Steel Slot [PCIe 4.0 Version]
The reinforced steel slot comes with the next generation PCI Express 4.0 standard. The various benefits include:
Front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C
Front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C header delivers up to 5 Gbps data transfer rate and next generation reversible USB design to the front panel of computer case.
Dual USB 3.2 Gen2 (Type-A + Type-C)
This motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next generation USB 3.2 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.
USB 3.2 Gen2 doubles the data transfer rate
USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C doubles the charge speed!
M.2 (KEY E) For WiFi
Besides the onboard LAN port, users may also choose 802.11ac wireless connections by M.2 (Key E) slot.
*Wi-Fi module is not included.
Flexible Integrated I/O Shield
Unlike most so called pre-mounted I/O shield that is only decorated with fancy color schemes. We reserve more tolerance space and allow IO shield is adjustable when installing, thus fitting chassis perfectly without any mechanical issue.
Gold Audio Jacks
Everything will wear off in time, but gold looks better! Gold audio jack provides stable sound transmission!
Water Pump Header
This is not only a standard CPU fan header, but also supports water pumps! This header provides a maximum of 2A power for supporting the most popular water pumps. User also can adjust the voltage of water pump to get higher cooling performance with lower noise.
Live Update & APP Shop
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.more
Full Spike Protection
Some sensitive digital components on the motherboard are vulnerable to power surges, the excessive current may cause your system to malfunction immediately. ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.
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|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor: 12.0in x 9.6in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm|
|2oz Copper PCB|
|Unique Feature||ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2|
|ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 TypeA Port (10 Gb / s)|
|ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 TypeC Port (10 Gb / s)|
|ASRock Super Alloy|
|XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink|
|Premium 60A Power Choke|
|Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)|
|I / O Armor|
|Shaped PCB Design|
|Matte Black PCB|
|High Density Glass Fabric PCB|
|2oz Copper PCB 2.5G LAN|
|ASRock Steel Slots|
|ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink|
|ASRock Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)|
|ASRock Ultra USB Power|
|ASRock POST Status Checker (PSC)|
|ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)|
|ASRock Live Update & APP Shop|
|CPU||Supports 10th Gen and future generation Intel Core™ Processors (Socket 1200)|
|Digi Power design|
|11 Power Phase design|
|Supports Intel Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Technology|
|Supports Intel KSeries unlocked CPUs|
|Supports ASRock BCLK Fullrange Overclocking|
|Supports ASRock Hyper BCLK Engine III|
|Memory||Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology|
|4 x DDR4 DIMM Slots|
|Supports DDR4 4266+(OC)* / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3800(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3200(OC) / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 nonECC, unbuffered memory|
|Supports ECC UDIMM memory modules (operate in nonECC mode)|
|Max. capacity of system memory: 128GB**|
|Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0|
|15μ Gold Contact in DIMM Slots|
|*Please refer to Memory Support List on ASRock's website for more information.|
|Core™ (i9 / i7) support DDR4 up to 2933; Core™ (i5 / i3), Pentium and Celeron support DDR4 up to 2666.|
|**Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows 32bit OS. For Windows 64bit OS with 64bit CPU, there is no such limitation.|
|Slots||2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE1 / PCIE3: single at x16 (PCIE1); dual at x16 (PCIE1) / x4 (PCIE3)*|
|3 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 Slots|
|Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™|
|1 x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi / BT module and Intel CNVi (Integrated WiFi / BT)|
|15μ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE1)|
|*Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks|
|Graphics||Hardware Accelerated Codecs: AVC / H.264, HEVC / H.265 8bit, HEVC / H.265 10bit, VP8, VP9 8bit, VP9 10bit, MPEG 2, MJPEG, VC1**|
|Graphics, Media & Compute: Microsoft DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.5, Intel Built In Visuals, Intel Quick Sync Video, Hybrid / Switchable Graphics, OpenCL 2.1|
|Display & Content Security: Rec. 2020 (Wide Color Gamut), Microsoft PlayReady 3.0, Intel SGX Content Protection, UHD / HDR Bluray Disc|
|Dual graphics output: support HDMI and DisplayPort 1.4 ports by independent display controllers|
|Supports HDMI 1.4 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2160) @ 30Hz|
|Supports DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2304) @ 60Hz|
|Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI 1.4 Port (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)|
|Supports HDCP 2.3 with HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.4 Ports|
|Supports 4K Ultra HD (UHD) playback with HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.4 Ports|
|*Intel UHD Graphics Builtin Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.|
|**VP9 10bit and VC1 are for decode only.|
|VP8 and VP9 encode are not supported by Windows OS.|
|Audio||7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1200 Audio Codec)|
|Premium Bluray Audio support|
|Supports Surge Protection|
|110dB SNR DAC with Differential Amplifier|
|PCB Isolate Shielding|
|Individual PCB Layers for R / L Audio Channel|
|Gold Audio Jacks|
|Lan||2.5 Gigabit LAN 10 / 100 / 1000 / 2500 Mb / s|
|Supports Dragon 2.5G LAN Software|
|Smart Auto Adjust Bandwidth Control|
|Visual User Friendly UI|
|Visual Network Usage Statistics|
|Optimized Default Setting for Game, Browser, and Streaming Modes|
|User Customized Priority Control|
|Supports Lightning / ESD Protection|
|Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az|
|Rear Panel I/O||2 x Antenna Mounting Points|
|1 x PS / 2 Mouse / Keyboard Port|
|1 x HDMI Port|
|1 x DisplayPort 1.4|
|1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port|
|2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)|
|1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 TypeA Port (10 Gb / s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)|
|1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 TypeC Port (10 Gb / s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)|
|2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Intel Z490) (Supports ESD Protection)*|
|1 x RJ45 LAN Port with LED (ACT / LINK LED and SPEED LED)|
|HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)|
|*Ultra USB Power is supported on USB3_12 ports.|
|* ACPI wakeup function is not supported on USB3_12 ports.|
|Storage||6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb / s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel Rapid Storage Technology 17), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug*|
|1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_2), supports M Key type 2260 / 2280 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb / s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb / s)**|
|1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_3), supports M Key type 2260 / 2280 / 22110 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb / s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb / s)**|
|*If M2_2 is occupied by a SATAtype M.2 device, SATA3_1 will be disabled.|
|If M2_3 is occupied by a SATAtype M.2 device, SATA3_5 will be disabled.|
|**Supports Intel Optane™ Technology|
|Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks|
|Supports ASRock U.2 Kit|
|Connector||1 x SPI TPM Header|
|1 x Power LED and Speaker Header|
|2 x RGB LED Headers*|
|2 x Addressable LED Headers**|
|1 x CPU Fan Connector (4pin)***|
|1 x CPU / Water Pump Fan Connector (4pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)****|
|5 x Chassis / Water Pump Fan Connectors (4pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)*****|
|1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (HiDensity Power Connector)|
|1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (HiDensity Power Connector)|
|1 x 4 pin 12V Power Connector (HiDensity Power Connector)|
|1 x Front Panel Audio Connector|
|1 x Thunderbolt™ AIC Connector (5pin) (Supports ASRock Thunderbolt™ 3 AIC R2.0 Card only)|
|2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Intel Z490) (Supports ESD Protection)|
|2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Headers (Support 4 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports) (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection)|
|1 x Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen1 Header (Intel Z490) (Supports ESD Protection)|
|*Support in total up to 12V / 3A, 36W LED Strip|
|**Support in total up to 5V / 3A, 15W LED Strip|
|***The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.|
|****CPU_FAN2 / WP_3A supports the water cooler fan of maximum 3A (36W) fan power.|
|*****The Chassis / Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.|
|CPU_FAN2 / WP_3A, CHA_FAN1 / WP, CHA_FAN2 / WP, CHA_FAN3 / WP, CHA_FAN4 / WP and CHA_FAN5 / WP can auto detect if 3pin or 4pin fan is in use.|
|BIOS||128Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support|
|ACPI 6.0 Compliant wake up events|
|SMBIOS 2.7 Support|
|CPU Core / Cache, GT, DRAM, VPPM, PCH 1.05V, VCCIO, VCCST, VCCSA Voltage Multiadjustment|
|Support CD||Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar|
|Software and UEFI||Software|
|ASRock Motherboard Utility (ATuning)|
|ASRock Dragon 2.5G LAN Software|
|ASRock Polychrome SYNC*|
|ASRock EZ Mode|
|ASRock Full HD UEFI|
|ASRock My Favorites in UEFI|
|ASRock Instant Flash|
|ASRock Internet Flash|
|ASRock Easy RAID Installer|
|*These utilities can be downloaded from ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.|
|Hardware Monitor||Temperature Sensing: CPU, CPU / Water Pump, Chassis / Water Pump Fans|
|Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU / Water Pump, Chassis / Water Pump Fans|
|Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature): CPU, CPU / Water Pump, Chassis / Water Pump Fans|
|Fan MultiSpeed Control: CPU, CPU / Water Pump, Chassis / Water Pump Fans|
|Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore, DRAM, VPPM, PCH 1.05V, VCCSA, VCCST, VCCIO|
|OS||Microsoft Windows 10 64bit|
|ErP / EuP ready (ErP / EuP ready power supply is required)|
|Accessories||Quick Installation Guide, Support CD|
|4 x SATA Data Cables|
|4 x Screws for M.2 Sockets|
|2 x Standoffs for M.2 Sockets|