MSI MEG Z490 GODLIKE w/ DDR4-2933, 7.1 Audio, Triple M.2, 10G + 2.5G LAN, 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, CrossFire / SLI

MX00112330 MEG Z490 GODLIKE w/ DDR4-2933, 7.1 Audio, Triple M.2, 10G + 2.5G LAN, 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, CrossFire / SLI
MX00112330 MEG Z490 GODLIKE w/ DDR4-2933, 7.1 Audio, Triple M.2, 10G + 2.5G LAN, 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, CrossFire / SLI MX00112330 MEG Z490 GODLIKE w/ DDR4-2933, 7.1 Audio, Triple M.2, 10G + 2.5G LAN, 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, CrossFire / SLI MX00112330 MEG Z490 GODLIKE w/ DDR4-2933, 7.1 Audio, Triple M.2, 10G + 2.5G LAN, 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, CrossFire / SLI MX00112330 MEG Z490 GODLIKE w/ DDR4-2933, 7.1 Audio, Triple M.2, 10G + 2.5G LAN, 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, CrossFire / SLI

Product Info

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Features

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PREMIUM HARDWARE DESIGN

With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.

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COOLING

FULLY CONTROLLABLE IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.

OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked 'keep-out-zone' allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.

POWER SOLUTION

16+1+1 PHASES ROBUST POWER DESIGN
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 16+1+1 digital power phases. Combining dual power connectors and exclusive Mirrored Power Arrangement, MEG series motherboard is ready for the challenge of high-end processors.

CORE BOOST
Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. This creates the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.

GAME BOOST
1-second overclocking! MSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need to get more FPS.

MORE FOR PERFORMANCE

  • LOAD-LINE CALIBRATION - What you set, is what you get. LLC makes sure your CPU voltage remains 100% stable under any load. This greatly improves stability when demanding more CPU performance.
  • OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION - Prevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.
  • DIGITALL POWER DESIGN - A fully digital power design allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Creating the perfect conditions for CPU overclocking.
  • DOUBLE POWER CONNECTORS - Two 8-pin connectors deliver adequate power even for an overclocked multi-core CPU.
  • DIY-FRIENDLY

    DYNAMIC DASHBOARD II
    The next level of onboard motherboard diagnostics is here! A colorful OLED screen panel that can display the status of the GODLIKE motherboard - view a hardware monitor, read debug codes, and find other useful information. Furthermore, you can customize the display with GIF animations.

    PRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELDING
    Featuring the pre-installed IO shielding, makes your installation process easier and safer. The patent-pending design protect your IO ports and also prevent electrostatic discharge damage, makes your motherboard a strong gaming foundation.

    SYSTEM SAVER
    Clear CMOS - Restore the BIOS to the default settings – helpful in 99% of the cases to successfully boot again.

    Flash BIOS Button - Run into trouble? Simply flash BIOS version and continue gaming within minutes with Flash BIOS Button. (works even without hardware!)

    Dual BIOS - Two physical BIOS chips allow a fallback to plan B.

    KEEP OUT ZONE
    MSI motherboards circuitry ensure that the case standoff keep out zones are pure and clean, preventing any component contact or damage to the motherboard.

    MORE USER FRIENDLY ENHANCEMENTS

  • XL CLIP - The enlarged PCI-E clip helps you swap or remove your devices easier. Keep the PCI-E slot stronger and safer.
  • SMART BUTTON - One button with multiple hardware control. Reset Computer, Safe Boot, Turbo Fan and EZ LED control functions with just one click.
  • DEBUG LED - Displays the error code for troubleshooting. Also functions as temperature monitor!
  • EZ DEBUG LED - Run into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.
  • PROTECTION

    CHEST PLATE
    Strengthens the board with metal backplate, prevents bending, protects components and benefits your installation process.

    MORE RELIABLE CIRCUIT TRANSMISSION
    8 PCB layers allows for higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds. This is also beneficial for reliable circuit transmission.

    FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
    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 in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.

    ULTIMATE MOTHERBOARD PROTECTION
    Double ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard.

    SUPER STABLE GAMING WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY COMPONENTS
    MSI uses high quality components rated for reliable operation even under extreme conditions.

    ENHANCED PERFORMANCE

    High performance MSI motherboards are loaded with advanced features and the latest technology to overwhelm any challenge at hand no matter whether you're a gamer, prosumer, or PC enthusiast.

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    MEMORY

    EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTING
    DDR4 BOOST - MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.

    A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCE
    MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. Compare to Z390 motherboard memory XMP profile, MSI does have great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z490. Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.

    EASY OVERCLOCKING WITH XMP PROFILE
    The XMP (Extreme Memory Profiles) in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC LAB. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.

    STORAGE

    FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE
    MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier.

    M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN 4 S
    This PCI-Express card offers two extra M.2 slots with smart fan cooling solution to increase your storage capacity at maximum speed, features auto detect function for the M.2 access and the M.2 temperature for easy checking.

    OPTANE: BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSD
    PC Enthusiasts can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel® Optane™ Memory device. Intel® Optane™ technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance.

    EASY RAID SETUP WITH M.2 GENIE
    Looking to go all out in terms of raw data speed and put multiple SSDs in RAID 0? Setting this up can prove to be quite the challenge. That's why we created M.2 Genie, a brilliant feature to make setting up RAID 0 for M.2 and U.2 much easier and less time consuming.

    BIOS & SOFTWARE

    DRAGON CENTER
    MSI brand new Dragon Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.

    CLICK BIOS 5
    Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records!

    MSI APP PLAYER
    Developed under an exclusive partnership with BlueStacks, the MSI APP Player brings seamless gaming experience between mobile games and PC platform, and leverages customized features as specific keyboard lighting and better graphics with multi-task works.

    * Hotkey backlighting will be available starting from Dragon Center ver. 2.3.1808.1001.

    CONNECTIVITY

    MSI motherboards are built with a variety of connectors to satisfy gamers. Enhanced audio, advanced LAN networking capabilities, USB and Mystic Light turn any gaming experience into an immerse one.

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    NETWORKING

    ONBOARD 10G SUPER LAN + 2.5G LAN
    MEG Z490 GODLIKE features high-bandwidth and low-latency onboard 10G Super LAN plus 2.5G LAN for power users, 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.

    SURFACING WITH THE REAL MU-MIMO TECHNOLOGY
    The WI-FI 6 adopts the latest OFDMA and two-way MU-MIMO technologies and could provide up to 4X network capacity and efficiency in the high signal density environment. Comparing to the WI-FI 5, which can only send the data packet to one device at a time on each channel, the WI-FI 6 could combine the packet, separate to several devices and allow signals from the different devices bundled together. This new technology provides all the devices in the same network environment with same and harmonious traffic bandwidth in an efficient way.

    OPTIMIZE ONLINE GAMING TRAFFIC FOR LOWER LATENCY!
    MSI GAMING LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.

    AUDIO

    AUDIO BOOST HD
    HIGH DEFINITION ALC1220 AUDIO PROCESSOR - Supports DSD Super Audio CD playback & recording(64x better than regular CD quality) and 120dB SNR / 32-bit.

    ESS AUDIO DAC - Recreates the optimal natural analogue sound with ultra-low distortion to ensure a perfect, realistic display of sound.

    HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORS - A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.

    GOLDEN AUDIO JACKS WITH S/PDIF - Keep your sound perfect by transmit your audio with pure digital signal

    DEDICATED HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER - A dedicated headphone can drive audiophile headphones up to 600Ω impedance, delivering studio-grade sound quality by automatically.

    NAHIMIC & VOICE BOOST
    Hear your teammates perfectly but still enjoy your audio. Voice Boost automatically reduces the game's audio when teammates speak, and sets volume back when no one speaks.

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    ISOLATED AUDIO SIGNAL
    Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.

    Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.

    DE-POP PROTECTION
    Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.

    USB

    DUAL THUNDERBOLT™ 3 PORTS
    Experience Thunderbolt 3 with unprecedented interface bandwidth speeds up to 40Gbp and support for up to six daisy-chained devices. Additionally, built in DisplayPort 1.4 output allows for compatible display devices to be attached. MEG Z490 GODLIKE features dual Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C™ ports for maximum productivity.

    USB FRONT TYPE-C
    MSI gaming motherboards support USB Front Type-C™ that allows gamers to connect with the latest USB devices. Built up a system with MSI PC case to have the most convenient experience.

    MYSTIC LIGHT

    TRUE COLOR MYSTIC LIGHT ON MOTHERBOARD
    Splash on some color and vibrant RGB lighting effects using MSI Mystic Light with 16.8 million colors and 29 LED effects.

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    System Requirements

    Operating System Support:

    • Windows® 10, 64-bit

    Specifications

    Make and Model MSI MEG Z490 GODLIKE E-ATX Motherboard
    CPU Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ and Pentium® Gold / Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket1
    1. Onboard graphics output are disabled when using F SKU processors.
       
    Chipset Intel® Z490 Chipset
    Memory 4x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB1
    Supports 1R 2133/2666/2933 MHz
    • 1DPC 1R Max speed up to 5000+ MHz
    • 1DPC 2R Max speed up to 4400+ MHz
    • 2DPC 1R Max speed up to 4400+ MHz
    • 2DPC 2R Max speed up to 4000+ MHz
    Supports Dual-Channel mode
    Supports non-ECC mode, un-buffered memory
    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    1. Please refer www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.
       
    Expansion Slots 3x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, support x16/ x0/ x4 or x8/ x8/ x4 mode
    1x PCIe 3.0 x1 slot
    Multi-GPU Support Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
    Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
       
    Onboard Graphics Intel® JHL7540 Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
    2x Thunderbolt™ 3 (Type-C™) ports on the back panel

    Supports Thunderbolt™ 3 with a maximum resolution of 5120x2880 @60 Hz1
    Supports DisplayPort 1.4 with a maximum resolution of 4096x2304 @60 Hz
    Maximum shared memory is 1GB
    1. Thunderbolt™ 3 supports two displays in 4K resolution or one display in 5K resolution.

       
    Storage Intel® Z490 Chipset:
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
    3 x M.2 slots (Key M)

    M2_1 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s, 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices
    M2_2 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s, 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
    M2_3 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4, 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel® Core™ processors

    Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
    Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 5 for M.2 PCIe storage devices

       
    USB

    Intel® Z490 Chipset:
    3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 1 Type-C internal connector)
    6x USB 2.0 ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)

    ASMedia® 3241 chipset:
    8x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports (4 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports through the internal USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connectors)

    Intel® JHL7540 Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
    2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-C ports on the back panel

    Thunderbolt™ 3 Intel® JHL7540 Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
    2x Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB Type-C™) ports on the back panel

    Supports up to 40 Gbps transfer rate with Thunderbolt 3 devices
    Supports up to 10 Gbps transfer rate with USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps devices
    Supports up to 5V/3A, 15W power charging
    Supports Daisy-chain up to six ThunderboltTM 3 devices

       
    LAN 1 x Aquantia® AQC107 10G LAN controller
    1 x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5G LAN controller
    Wireless Communication Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201:
    Supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, MU-MINO Rx, 2.4GHz-5GHz (160MHz) up to 2.4Gbps
    Wi-Fi 6 Pre-Certified
    Supports Bluetooth® 5.1, FIPS, FISMA
    The Wireless module is pre-install in the M2 (Key-E) slot
       
    Audio Realtek® ALC1220 Codec + ESS E9018 combo DAC
    7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
    Support for S/PDIF Out
       
    Back Panel I/O 1x Clear CMOS Button
    1x PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse Port
    4x USB 3.2 Gen1 5Gbps (Type-A)
    1x 2.5G LAN
    1x 10G Super LAN
    2x Wi-Fi /Bluetooth Antenna Connectors
    5x HD Audio Connectors
    1x Flash BIOS Button
    2x USB 2.0
    2x Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps)
    2x USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gbps (Type-A)
    1x Optical S/PDIF-Out
       
    Internal I/O Connectors 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    2x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
    1x 6-pin ATX PCIE power connector
    6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    3x M.2 slots (M-Key)
    1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-C port
    2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
    2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
    1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
    1x 4-pin water-pump fan connector
    8x 4-pin system fan connectors
    1x 3-pin Water Flow connector
    1x Front panel audio connector
    2x System panel connectors
    1x Chassis Intrusion connector
    2x 2-pin Thermal Sensors connectors
    1x TPM module connector
    1x 4-pin RGB LED connector
    2x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connectors
    1x 3-pin CORSAIR LED connector
       
    Operating System Supports Windows® 10 64-bit
       
    Form Factor E-ATX Form Factor
       
    Dimensions (LxW) 30.5 x 27.7 cm (12" x 10.9")
    Weight N/A