Asus ROG STRIX Z490-I GAMING w/ DDR4-2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, 2.5Gb LAN, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth V5.1

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Product Info

Asus ROG STRIX Z490-I GAMING Motherboard for 10th Gen Intel Socket LGA-1200 Processors

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For 10th Gen Intel Socket LGA-1200 Processors

Any mini-ITX build with ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming motherboard as its backbone is going to punch well above its weight

With boosted power delivery, innovative active cooling design, plus the all new Triple-decker Heatsink, ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming is the perfect compact platform for the latest Intel® Core™ processors.

ROG Strix Z490-I 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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All Round Performance

  • Power Design
    Digital power control and an array of power stages ensure ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming has the muscle to control the latest Intel® 10th Gen Socket 1200 CPUs
  • ProCool II Power Connector
    The ProCool II socket is built to tight specifications to ensure flush contact with the PSU power lines and have a metal armor for improved heat dissipation. The connector's lower impedance helps prevent hotspots and improves reliability
  • Digi+ Power Control
    The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and clean power delivery to the CPU
  • 8+2 Power Stages
    ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming utilizes 8+2 power stages to combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that the latest Intel processors demand
  • Alloy Choke & Capacitor
    Superior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperatures and provide up to 110% better performance than the industry standard

Features

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LEADING CONNECTIVITIY

ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming provides you with the latest connectivity for supersmooth online experiences and blisteringly-fast file transfers. Superior audio performance gives you a massive advantage, allowing you to pick up on the smallest audio cues for a completely Immersive gaming experience.

Storage and Memory

  • DDR4 OC 4800MHz
    ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming supports up to 64GB DDR4 memory across both 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
  • Double-capacity DIMM Support
    ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming has a unique memory-trace design that supports up to 32GB per DIMM slot to give you a total memory capacity of 64GB. With double‑capacity DDR4 DIMM modules, the compact ROG Strix Z490-I matches the memory capacity of traditional four-DIMM motherboard designs
  • Dual PCIe 3.0 M.2 Slots
    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

Networking

  • WiFi 6 (802.11 ax)
    Onboard WiFi 6 (802.11ax) supports ultrafast wireless-networking speeds, improved capacity and better performance in dense wireless environments, providing exceptional online gaming experiences. Pair your motherboard with ASUS WiFi 6 routers to fully experience the networking potential of WiFi 6
  • Intel 2.5G Ethernet
    Onboard 2.5G Ethernet gives your wired connection a boost, with up to a 2.5X improvement over standard Ethernet connections for faster file transfers, smoother lag-free gaming and high-res video streaming

SupremeFX Audio
Built-in SupremeFX audio technology ensures pristine audio. It provides a flat frequency response for a neutral, detailed sound signature. And if you're using a gaming headset, the front panel output is driven by two op amps to preserve audio quality.

  • Audio Line Shielding
    Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio
  • Dual OP Amplifiers
    With two op-amps onboard you're able to pump exceptional audio to your favorite cans, with 32-600Ω-headphone impedance for great flexibility
  • Premium Nichicon™ Audio Capacitors
    Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
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PLAY YOUR OWN STYLE

The cyberpunk-inspired aesthetics are accentuated by the bold slashes and cybertext. Together with the most diverse ROG ecosystem, Pair your ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming with other ROG products to customize a gaming rig that reflects your personal style.

Customization

  • Undeniably ROG Strix
    ROG Strix Z490-I Gaming is unmistakably ROG, it features a mirror-like stainless steel finish, complete with diagonal lines across the I/O shield and futuristic cyber-text
  • AURA SYNC Outshines The Competition
    ROG Strix motherboards deliver sterling performance and superior aesthetics to Outshine the Competition. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the built-in RGB LEDs as well as strips connected to the onboard RGB header - and it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.

DIY Friendly

  • Pre-mounted I/O shield
    ROG's patented I/O shield is finished in sleek matte black and comes pre-mounted to make it easy to install the motherboard
  • Q-LEDs
    Four onboard LEDs indicate power status, and any problem with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis
  • SafeSlot
    The reinforced ASUS SafeSlot provides stronger PCIe device retention and greater shearing resistance
  • BIOS Flashback™
    BIOS FlashBack™ is the simplest and safest (UEFI) BIOS update method. Simply drop the (UEFI) BIOS file onto a FAT32 formatted USB stick, plug it into the USB BIOS FlashBack™ port and press the button. Updates can even be performed without having memory or a CPU installed

Certified Compatibility

  • CERTIFIED COMPATIBILITY
    ROG Strix undergoes an extensive certification program to ensure the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. Refer to our extensive list of guaranteed-compatible components, it also includes a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for memory — so you can build fuss-free
  • THE ROG STRIX ECOSYSTEM AWAITS
    From graphics, AIO cooler, case, mice, or keyboard, up your game with ROG Strix. Enjoy complementary aesthetics, control and compatibility – and enjoy more choice than any competing brand

ROG Gives You More

ROG exclusive software utilities deliver intuitive audio tuning and gaming enhancements so you can configure your gaming build the way you want.

5 Way Optimization
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.

TURBO APP
This intuitive tool allows you to define CPU overclocking, apply fan profiles, prioritize network data and optimize audio settings at app level ― so your system is perfectly optimized for whatever you're doing.

  • TPU INSIGHT
    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
  • EPU Guidance
    With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you'll enjoy system-wide power savings. The EPU automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes savings with Away mode — a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers
  • FAN XPERT 4
    Enjoy comprehensive control over fans, water pumps and all-in-one (AIO) coolers, via either Fan Expert 4 or our award-winning UEFI. Whether you're cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There's also an Extreme Quiet mode, which reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum — keeping your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks
  • DIGI+ POWER CONTROL
    The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) delivers real-time control over voltage droop, switching frequency and power-efficiency settings, allowing you to fine-tune CPU voltage regulation for ultimate stability and performance
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UEFI BIOS

  • Advanced Mode
    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
  • EZ Mode
    Designed to simplify setup, EZ mode presents all the vital settings and stats on a single page. With guided wizards, drag-and-drop functionality, and one-click application of important settings, your rig will be up and running in no time

I/O Ports

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Compatibility

Intel® Processor Support:

This ASUS Motherboard supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors for Socket LGA-1200.

Operating System Support:

Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit

Specifications


Make and Model ASUS ROG STRIX Z490-I GAMING Motherboard
   
CPU Support Intel® Socket 1200 for 10th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold, and Celeron® Processors
Chipset Intel® Z490 Chipset
   
Memory Runs up to 2x DDR4-2666 / 2400 / 2133 Stock Clocked Unbuffered RAM Sticks, 64GB Max (4x 32GB)
Supports Overclocked Ram: DDR4-4800, 4600, 4500, 4400, 4266, 4133, 4000, 3866, 3733, 3600, 3466, 3333, 3200, 3000, 2933, or 2800 MHz

Dual Channel Memory Architecture Design

Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

OptiMem II

   
Integrated Graphics Requires compatible Intel® Processor w/ Integrated Graphics:
1x HDMI 2.0a port
1x DisplayPort 1.4 port (up to 4,096 x 2,304 @ 60Hz)
   
Storage Intel® Z490 Chipset:
2x M.2_1 socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

4x SATA 6Gb/s ports

Supports Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
   
Expansion Slots Intel® 10th Gen Processors:
1x PCIe 3.0 x16
Multi-GPU Support None
   
USB Ports Rear USB Ports:
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port
3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports
2x USB 2.0 ports

Front USB Ports:
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C port
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port
2x USB 2.0 Type-A ports

   
LAN Intel® I225-V Ethernet Chipset:
1x 2.5Gb RJ45 LAN port
ASUS LANGuard
Wireless Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 Chipset:
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax w/ 1024QAM / OFDMA / MU-MIMO support
Up to 2.4Gbps max data rate
Dual Band 2.4 / 5GHz
Channel bandwidth: HT20 / HT40 / HT80 / HT160
CNVI interface
Bluetooth Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 Chipset:
Bluetooth v5.1*
* BT 5.1 functionality will be ready in Windows 10 build 19041
   
Audio ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio S1220A Codec:
- Dual OP Amplifiers
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
- LED-illuminated audio jacks
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback*
* Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio

Audio Features:
- Audio Shielding
- Premium Japanese audio capacitors
- Audio Cover

   
Back Panel I/O Ports 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port
3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports
2x USB 2.0 ports

1x HDMI 2.0a port
1x DisplayPort 1.4 port

1x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet

1x ASUS Wi-Fi Module

3x LED-illuminated 3.5mm audio jacks
   
Internal I/O 1x CPU Fan connector
1x Chassis Fan connector
1x AIO_PUMP connector
1x Aura RGB Strip Header
1x Addressable Gen 2 header
2x M.2 Socket 1 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1x 24-pin EATX Power connector
1x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector
1x Front panel audio connector (AAFP)
1x Internal speaker connector
1x System panel (Chassis intrusion header is inbuilt)
1x Clear CMOS jumper
1x Thermal sensor connector
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 connector for 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
1x USB 2.0 connector for 2x USB 2.0 ports
   
BIOS 256Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
Manageability WOL by PME, PXE
   
Operating System Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit
   
Form Factor ITX Form Factor: 170 x 170mm