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Gigabyte Z490 GAMING X AX Motherboard

Z490 GAMING X AX (rev. 1.0)

Intel® Z490 GAMING Motherboard with Direct 11+1 Phases Power Design, 2-Way CrossFire™ Multi-Graphics, Intel® GbE with cFosSpeed, USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax, Dual M.2 with 1 Thermal Guard, Smart Fan 5, Dual Armor with Ultra Durable™ Technology, RGB FUSION 2.0, Q-FLASH PLUS

 

  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Series Processors
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • Direct 11+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with DrMOS
  • Enlarged VRM Heatsink with 5W/mK Thermal Conductive Pad
  • Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
  • Onboard Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT5
  • Multi-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable™ Design
  • ALC1200 Multi-Channel Audio with High Quality Audio Capacitors and Audio Noise Guard
  • Dual Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 X4 (1 with Thermal Guard) & SATA Interface
  • Intel® Native USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A with Speed Up To 10Gbps
  • RGB FUSION 2.0 Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
  • Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Q-Flash Plus Updates BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
  • CEC 2019 Ready, Save the Power as Easy as One Click
  • Lightning-Fast Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 AIC Support

 

Specification

CPU

Support for 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors/Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/ Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1200 package

L3 cache varies with CPU

(Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)

Chipset

Intel® Z490 Express Chipset

Memory

Intel® Core™ i9/i7 processors:
DDR4 4600(O.C.)/ 4500(O.C.)/ 4400(O.C.)/ 4300(O.C.)/4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules

Intel® Core™ i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors:
Support for DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz memory modules

4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory

Dual channel memory architecture

Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)

Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules

Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)

Onboard Graphics

Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:

1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of [email protected] Hz
* Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.3.

Maximum shared memory of 512 MB

Audio

Realtek® ALC1200 codec

High Definition Audio

2/4/5.1/7.1-channel

Support for S/PDIF Out

LAN

Intel® GbE LAN chip (1000 Mbit/100 Mbit)

Wireless Communication module

ntel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201

WIFI a, b, g, n, ac with wave 2 features, ax, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band

BLUETOOTH 5

Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
* Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.

Expansion Slots

1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
* For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.

1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4

3 x PCI Express x1 slots
(All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)

Supports up to ASPM L1.2 power management protocols.

Multi-Graphics Technology

Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies

Storage Interface

1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_SB)

1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M_SB)

6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors

Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
* Refer to "1-7 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the M.2 and SATA connectors.

Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

M.2 connectors support up to ASPM L1.2 PCIe power management protocols.

USB

Chipset:

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel

7 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (5 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)

4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)

Internal I/O Connectors

1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector

1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector

1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector

1 x CPU fan header

4 x system fan headers

2 x addressable LED strip headers

2 x RGB LED strip headers

6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors

2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors

1 x front panel header

1 x front panel audio header

1 x S/PDIF Out header

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header

1 x USB 2.0/1.1 header

1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only)

2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors

1 x serial port header

1 x Clear CMOS jumper

1 x Q-Flash Plus button

Back Panel Connectors

1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port

1 x HDMI port

2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)

5 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports

2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports

1 x RJ-45 port

6 x audio jacks

I/O Controller

iTE® I/O Controller Chip

H/W Monitoring

Voltage detection

Temperature detection

Fan speed detection

Overheating warning

Fan fail warning

Fan speed control
* Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler you install.

BIOS

1 x 256 Mbit flash

Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS

PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

Unique Features

Support for APP Center
* Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
@BIOS
EasyTune
Fast Boot
Game Boost
ON/OFF Charge
RGB Fusion
Smart Backup
System Information Viewer

Support for Q-Flash Plus

Support for Q-Flash

Support for Xpress Install

Bundled Software

Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)

cFosSpeed

Operating System

Support for Windows 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 23.0cm

Remark

Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.

Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.

Warranty

3 Years

Note*

Price, feature and specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

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