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ROG Strix Z490-F Gaming helps you get the most out of your gaming build with up-rated power delivery and optimized cooling. Intelligent controls lets you manage overclocking, cooling and networking settings easily, giving you everything you need to harness the full potential of your build for top-tier gaming performance.

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CPUIntel® Socket 1200for 10th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors

Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**

**Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.

Supports Intel® 14nm CPU

* Refer to for CPU support list

ChipsetIntel® Z490

Memory4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4600(O.C)/4500(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory

OptiMem II

* 10th Gen Intel® Core™i9/i7 CPUs support 2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 natively, Refer to for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

Dual Channel Memory Architecture

Graphic1 x DisplayPort 1.4 *

1 x HDMI 1.4b

*Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types.

**Support DisplayPort 1.4 with max. resolution of 4096 x 2304 @60Hz. Please refer to for any update.

Integrated Graphics Processor

Multi-GPU SupportSupports NVIDIA 2-Way SLI® Technology

Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

Expansion SlotsIntel® 10th Gen Processors 

Intel® Z490 Chipset

1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)

3 x PCIe 3.0 x1

2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)

Storage1 x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)

1 x M.2_2 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)

Total supports 2 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports

Intel® Z490 Chipset : 

Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)

LANIntel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet


Wireless Data NetworkM.2 slot only (Key E) (Support CNVI interface)*

Audio- Audio Shielding

- Premium Japanese audio capacitors

- Audio Cover

- Optical S/PDIF in port(s) at back panel

ROG SupremeFX8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A

- SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology

- Dual OP Amplifiers

- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs

- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking

- High quality120dBSNR stereo playback outputand113dBSNR recording input

- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *

- Gold-plated jacks

* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.

Audio Feature :

USB Ports4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s)(3 x Type-A +1 x Type-C)

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(1 x USB Type-C®)

Rear USB Port ( Total 8 )

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

Front USB Port ( Total 7 )

2 x USB 2.0 port(s)

ROG Exclusive FeaturesROG Aluminum heatsink cover

ROG Exclusive Software

- RAMCache III


- Overwolf

Special Features- ProCool II

- ASUS USB BIOS FlashBack™

- Pre- mounted I/O shield


- Aura RGB Strip Headers

- Addressable Gen 2 Header

ASUS Exclusive Features :


ASUS Q-Design :

- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)

- ASUS Q-Slot


DIY Friendly Design

- SafeSlot

Software FeaturesROG Exclusive Software

- RAMCache III


- GameFirst VI

- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer

- Sonic Radar III

- DTS® Sound Unbound

- Overwolf

- Anti-virus software

ASUS Exclusive Software

Armoury Crate

- Aura Creator

- Aura Sync

AI Suite 3

-5-way Optimization with AI Overclocking.



Digi+ VRM

Fan Xpert 4

Turbo app

-EZ update



AI Overclocking Guide


- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3

- ASUS EZ Flash 3



Back I/O Ports1 x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet

4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C®)

2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1

1 x USB BIOS FlashBack™ Button(s)

1 x DisplayPort

1 x Optical S/PDIF out

5 x Gold-plated audio jacks

1 x HDMI

2 x USB 2.0

Internal I/O Ports2 x Addressable RGB header

1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 connector support additional 1 USB ports(20-pin, Type-C)

1 x M.2 Socket 1 with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA mode & PCIE mode)

1 x M.2 Socket 2 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)

1 x VRM_HS_FAN Header

1 x M.2 with E key for Wi-Fi module

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)

1 x CPU_OV jumper

1 x Thunderbolt header(s)

1 x System panel(s) (Chassis intrusion header is inbuilt)

1 x CPU Fan connector(s)

1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)

2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)

1 x AIO_PUMP connector

1 x W_PUMP+ connector

1 x AAFP connector

2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)

1 x COM port(s) connector(s)

6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)

1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)

1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)

1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)

1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)

1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)

1 x M.2 Fan Header

2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers

Accessories1 M.2 Key E screw package(s)

1 x Wi-Fi moving antenna

1 M.2 SSD screw package(s)

1 ROG key chain

1 x 2-in-1 Rubber pad

4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)

1 x ROG Strix stickers

1 x Cable ties pack(s)

1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)

1 x Thermistor cable(s)

1 x ROG Thank you card

User´s manual

1 x M.2 Screw Package

1 x Supporting DVD

1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED

BIOS192 (128+64) Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

ManageabilityWOL by PME, PXE

Operating SystemWindows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

ATX Form Factor

Note*When M.2_1 is operating in SATA device, SATA6G_2 will be disabled.

** M.2_2 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_56. When M.2_2 is populated SATA6G_56 will be disabled.