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MSI MEG Z790 GODLIKE LGA 1700 Intel Z790 SATA 6Gb/s DDR5 Extended ATX Motherboard

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  • PRO Z790-P WIFI
  • PRO Z790-A WIFI
  • MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI DDR4
  • MAG Z790 TOMAHAWK WIFI
  • MAG Z790 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4
  • MPG Z790I EDGE WIFI
  • PRO Z790-A WIFI DDR4
  • MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI
  • PRO Z790-P WIFI DDR4
  • MPG Z790 CARBON WIFI
  • MEG Z790 ACE
  • MEG Z790 GODLIKE
  • Intel Z790
  • Supports 13th / 12th Gen Intel Core Processors, Intel Pentium Gold, Celeron Processors
  • Supports DDR5 7600+MHz (OC).
  • M-vision Dashboard: The touch screen not only displays the status of your gaming rig, but also allows system operation and customization with touch control.
  • Dual thunderbolt 4 ports. Thunderbolt 4 brings thunderbolt to USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support.
  • 26+2 Phases power Design: the ultimate power solution with DRPS and 105A smart Power Stage unleashes the maximum CPU performance.
  • Optimum Thermal solution: Wavy Fin Design, Direct Touch Cross Heat-Pipe, Aluminum Cover, Double-sided M.2 Shield Frozr.
  • Lightning Gen 5: The Latest PCIe 5.0 solution with up to 128 GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed.
  • Septuble M.2 Connectors. Onboard 7XM.2 connectors including one lighting gen 5.
  • Magnetic and Screwless M.2 Shield Frozr.
  • 10G Super Lan +2.5G LAN.
  • Wi-Fi 6E: The latest wireless solution support 6GHz spectrum.
  • Audio Boost 5 HD.
Specs
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Model
Brand MSI
Model MEG Z790 GODLIKE
Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type LGA 1700
CPU Type Supports 13th / 12th Gen Intel Core Processors, Intel Pentium Gold, Celeron Processors
Chipsets
Chipset Intel Z790
Memory
Number of Memory Slots 4x288pin (DDR5)
Memory Standard Supports 1R 5600 MHz (by JEDEC & POR)

Max. overclocking frequency:
- 1DPC 1R Max speed up to 7200+ MHz
- 1DPC 2R Max speed up to 6400+ MHz
- 2DPC 1R Max speed up to 6800+ MHz
- 2DPC 2R Max speed up to 5600+ MHz

Supports Intel XMP 3.0 OC
Supports Dual-Controller Dual-Channel mode
Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Maximum Memory Supported 128GB
Channel Supported Dual Channel
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 5.0 x16 2x PCIe x16 slots
- Supports x16/x0, x8/x8
- PCI_E1 & PCI_E2 slots (From CPU)
- PCI_E1 supports up to PCIe 5.0 x16
- PCI_E2 supports up to PCIe 5.0 x8

Supports NVIDIA SLI Technology
Supports AMD CrossFire Technology
Storage Devices
SATA 6Gb/s 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
M.2 2 x Key M (PCIe/SATA) + 5 x Key M (PCIe) + 1 x Key E (WiFi/BT)

M2_1 slot (From CPU)
- Supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
- Supports 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices
M2_2 & M2_3 slots (From Z790 chipset)
- M2_2 slot supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
- M2_3 slot supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s
- Supports 2260/ 2280 storage devices
M2_4 slot (From CPU)*
- Supports up to PCIe 5.0 x4
- Supports 2280/ 22110 storage devices
M2_5, M2_6 & M2_7 slots (From Z790 chipset)
- M2_5 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s**
- M2_6 supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
- M2_7 supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
- Supports 2260/ 2280 storage devices

* PCI_E2 slot will be unavailable when installing M.2 SSD in the M2_4 slot.
** SATA5~8 will be unavailable when installing M.2 PCIe SSD in the M2_5 slot. And SATA7~8 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA SSD in the M2_5 slot.
SATA RAID Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices*
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 5 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

* SATA_ A1 and SATA_A2 do not support RAID function.
Onboard Audio
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC4082 Codec + ES9280AQ Combo DAC/HPA
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels
Onboard LAN
LAN Chipset 1x Aquantia AQC113 10Gbps LAN controller
Second LAN Chipset 1x Intel 2.5Gbps LAN controller
Max LAN Speed 10Gbps + 10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Wireless LAN Intel Wi-Fi 6E
The Wireless module is pre-installed in the M.2 (Key-E) slot
Supports MU-MIMO TX/RX, 2.4GHz/ 5GHz/ 6GHz*(160MHz), up to 2.4Gbps
Supports 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax

* Wi-Fi 6E 6GHz may depend on every country’s regulations and will be ready in Windows 10 build 21H1 and Windows 11.
Bluetooth Supports Bluetooth 5.2*, FIPS, FISMA

* Bluetooth 5.2 will be ready in Windows 10 build 21H1 and Windows 11.
Rear Panel Ports
Back I/O Ports 1x Clear CMOS button
1x Flash BIOS button
1x Smart button
2x LAN (RJ45) jacks
7x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-A ports (From Z790 chipset & Hub-GL3590)
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-C port (From Z790 chipset)
2x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports
2x Mini DisplayPort Input (for Thunderbolt 4 pass through)
2x Wi-Fi Antenna connectors
5x OFC audio jacks
1x Optical S/PDIF Out connector
Internal I/O Connectors
Onboard USB 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps Type-C front panel ports (From Z790 chipset)*
- JUSB6 supports USB PD 60W fast charging**
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connectors (From GL3523)
- Supports additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports
2x USB 2.0 connectors (From Hub-GL850G)
- Supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports

* JUSB6 doesn’t support USB 2.0 device.
** To achieve USB PD 60W fast charging for JUSB6, the PD_PWR1 connector needs to be connected to the power supply unit.
Other Connectors Fan Connectors:
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
2x 4-pin water-pump fan connectors
7x 4-pin system fan connectors

System Connectors:
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
1x 3-pin Water Flow connector
2x 2-pin Thermal sensor connectors
1x TPM module connector
1x Tuning Controller connector

Buttons
1x Power button
1x Reset button
1x Clear CMOS button on the back panel
1x Flash BIOS button on the back panel
1x Smart button on the back panel

Jumpers
1x Clear CMOS jumper
1x Slow mode jumper
2x Low temperature booting jumpers
1x OC Safe Boot BIOS jumper
1x OC Retry jumper

Switches
1x EZ LED Control switch
1x Multi-BIOS switch
1x M-Vision switch

LED Features:
1x 4-pin RGB LED connector
3x 3-pin A-RAINBOW V2 (ARGB Gen2) LED connectors
4x EZ Debug LED
1x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
Physical Spec
Form Factor Extended ATX
LED Lighting RGB
Dimensions (W x L) 12.0" x 12.0"
Power Pin 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2x 8-pin +12V power connectors
1x 6-pin PCIe power connector*

* To achieve USB PD 60W fast charging, the PD_PWR1 connector needs to be connected to the power supply unit.
Windows Compatibility
Windows 11 Supported
Features
Features MSI Center
- Gaming Mode
- Smart Priority
- Game Highlights
- Mystic Light
- Ambient Devices
- Frozr AI Cooling
- User Scenario
- True Color
- Live Update
- Hardware Monitoring
- Super Charger
- Speed Up

Cooling
- All Aluminum Design
- Wavy Fin Design
- Cross Heat-pipe Design
- Extended Heatsink Design
- M.2 Shield Frozr
- 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pad
- Choke thermal pad
- Pump Fan
- Smart Fan Control

LED
- Mystic Light Extension (RGB/ARGB)
- Mystic Light SYNC
- Ambient Devices Support

Performance
- Lightning Gen 5 (M.2/PCI-E)
- Lightning Gen 4 (M.2)
- Multi GPU-(SLI/ CrossFire)
- M-Vision Dashboard
- Smart Button
- Memory Boost
- Memory Force
- Core Boost
- Game Boost
- OC Engine
- Thunderbolt 4/ USB 4.0
- Lightning USB 20G
- USB 3.2 Gen 2 10G
- USB with Type A+C
- Front USB Type-C
- Dual CPU Power (2x 8 pin)
- Server PCB
- 2oz Copper thickened PCB
- Tile
Additional Information
Date First Available October 13, 2022

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