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MSI MEG Z490 ACE LGA 1200 Intel Z490 SATA 6Gb/s ATX Intel Motherboard
- Intel Z490
- Supports 10th Gen Intel Core and Pentium Gold / Celeron processors for LGA 1200 socket
- Supports 1R 2933/ 2666/ 2133 MHz
- 1DPC 1R Max speed up to 5000+ MHz
- 1DPC 2R Max speed up to 4500+ MHz
- 2DPC 1R Max speed up to 4400+ MHz
- 2DPC 2R Max speed up to 4000+ MHz
Exclusive to MEG class Z490 models, an active cooling design is ready to spin up when the VRM is loaded with power.
MOSFET backplates are constructed from solid metal for heat dissipation.
Large MOS heatsinks increase the heat dissipation surface. A 7W/mK thermal pad provides better heat transfer to the heatsink.
Sustain maximum high-speed M.2 SSD data transfer with M.2 SHIELD FROZR and prevent SSD thermal throttling with a double-sided sandwiching thermal design.
Ultra-fast rear USB Type-C port transfer speeds up to 20Gb/s powered by the ASMedia ASM3242 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller.
Featuring the latest wireless solution, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps and supports MU-MIMO and BSS color technology.
Onboard 2.5G, Gigabit LAN, and Wi-Fi 6 deliver great online experiences without lag.
3 x M.2 slots running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 bandwidth for ultra-fast NVMe based SSDs.
A rigid black metal backplate reinforces the motherboard against bending and twisting.
6 layer PCB improves signal transmission for high performance capabilities across the motherboard.
GODLIKE is built with 16 phases of 90A smart power stages to reliably drive the CPU during heavy workloads.
Reinforced and shielded slots for strength and protecting the point of connection from interference.
Onboard power and reset buttons.
Personalize your PC with RGB LED lighting capable of 16.8 million colors with dynamic effects through the Mystic Light APP.
- Customize colors
- Customize effects
VRM Heatpipe, Frozr Heatsink, and MOSFET Baseplate keep temperatures in check and let the CPU power delivery system sustain extreme performance.
Sustain maximum M.2 SSD data transfer with M.2 SHIELD FROZR. Prevent SSD thermal throttling with a heatsink that extends across the motherboard.
The power delivery system on MEG Z490 ACE is built with an ISL Digital PWM, 16+1 phases with 90A Smart Power Stages, and dual CPU power connectors. Exclusive to MEG class models is Mirrored Power Arrangement on the Vcore phases for releasing true power.
Quickly move large files including uncompressed video, raw images, and bulky simulation data, powered by the ASMedia 3242 chip. USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 reaches up to 20Gbps, four times faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1.
MEG Z490 ACE features a rigid metal backplate that reinforces the motherboard's edges along the connectors, preventing bending and twisting during installation that could potentially damage or dislodge surface mounted components.
Pre-Installed IO Shielding makes handling the motherboard process easier and safer. The patent-pending design is grounded and protects the IO ports from potential electrostatic discharge damage from the external environment.
MEG Z490 ACE features high-bandwidth and low-latency 2.5G and Gigabit LAN for demanding creators and power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
Connect to a high-speed WIFI 6 network with onboard Wi-Fi 6. OFDMA and two-way MU-MIMO technology optimize data transmission and deliver speeds up to 2.4Gbps.
MSI takes memory stability and performance to the extreme. The memory circuit layout has been optimized for reliability and tested extensively in partnership with major memory manufacturers for compatibility.
A dedicated audio processor, ESS audio DAC, and headphone amplifier have been integrated into isolated audio circuitry to output game-changing studio grade sound.
MEG Z490 ACE supports both NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD® CrossFire™ multi GPU technologies. PCI-E slot placements provide optimal airflow for graphics card cooling. MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.