Asus ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming Intel 10th Gen ATX Motherboard
The ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming motherboard is perfect if you’re looking for an eye-catching gaming build. Its cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics embodies the vibrant spirit of ROG Strix and sports an all-new white and silver color scheme. Looks aside, ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming is designed to cope with the demands of 10th Generation Intel Core processors through its boosted power delivery and improved cooling design, while featuring AI enhancements and intuitive dashboards to help you overclock and tweak various parameters easily. ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming helps you get the most out of your gaming build with up-rated power delivery and optimized cooling. Intelligent controls let you manage to overclock, cooling, and networking settings easily, giving you everything you need to harness the full potential of your build for top-tier gaming performance. ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming provides you with the latest connectivity for supersmooth online experiences and blisteringly-fast file transfers. The superior audio performance gives you a massive advantage, allowing you to pick up on the smallest audio cues for a completely immersive gaming experience. ROG Strix Z490-A 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. 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. The cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics are accentuated by the bold slashes and cybertext. Together with the most diverse ROG ecosystem, Pair your ROG Strix Z490-A Gaming with other ROG products to customize a gaming rig that reflects your personal style. Strix Z490-A Gaming embodies the Strix spirit, with its white and silver color scheme and cyberpunk-inspired markings across its stainless steel I/O shroud. It’s perfect for builds with stand-out aesthetics. ROG-exclusive software utilities deliver intuitive audio tuning and gaming enhancements so you can configure your gaming build the way you want. 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. 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. We have upgraded this tool to provide AI Overclocking prediction values for users who want more insight when experimenting with different settings. The renowned ROG UEFI (BIOS) provides everything you need to configure, tweak, and tune your rig. It offers intelligently simplified options for newcomers to PC DIY, as well as comprehensive features for seasoned veterans. When you’re ready for a deeper dive into the configuration of your system, delve into the UEFI’s Advanced mode and take complete control. Each section is intuitively organized, and a built-in search feature makes it easy to find the options you need. Advanced functions are coded with the intelligence to adapt to your settings, and when you’re ready to take charge, parameters have the granularity to dial in performance just the way you want.