MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI w/ DDR4-2933, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, 2.5G LAN, 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, CrossFire

MX00112334 MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI w/ DDR4-2933, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, 2.5G LAN, 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, CrossFire
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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

THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
ALUMINUM COVER - With more cores' processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.

M.2 SHIELD FROZR
World's fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance.

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

12 + 1 +1 DUET RAIL POWER SYSTEM
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 12 digital CPU power phases. Combining 8 + 4-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, MPG series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy gaming loadings.

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 - 8+4 pin connectors deliver adequate power even for an overclocked multi-core CPU.
  • DIY-FRIENDLY

    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.

    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.
  • 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.
  • EZ LED CONTROL - A built-in LED button on the motherboard to control your light effect. Turn on/off your light in a second!
  • EASY TO ARRANGE YOUR CABLES
    ATYPICAL PCB - Not clever at cable arrangement? MSI Atypical PCB design not only the identity of stylish but also makes SATA and USB cable routing easier. Arranges cable neatly even you are not familiar with system build.

    PROTECTION

    MORE RELIABLE CIRCUIT TRANSMISSION
    6 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.

    CERTIFIED FOR GAMING
    MSI motherboards has been built and tweaked for hardcore gaming. Feedback from the world's best esports players and rigorous testing sessions with demanding PC games has resulted in a motherboard that's both powerful and reliable.

    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.

    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

    HIGH-BANDWIDTH AND LOW-LATENCY NETWORK
    2.5Gbps LAN provides incredible data transfer speed faster than general Gigabit LAN. This is a premium solution for demanding users.

    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
    HIGH DEFINITION AUDIO PROCESSOR - Make sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.

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

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

    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

    DOUBLE BANDWIDTH WITH LIGHTNING USB 3.2 GEN 2x2 20G
    Using USB 3.2 devices has never been faster! Featuring the Lighting ASmedia 3241 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s when connecting the Rear USB Type-C™. The Lightning USB 20G connectors are covered with gold to ensure a better signal and performance.

    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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    MYSTIC LIGHT EXTENSION
    Still not satisfied with the decoration on the ecosystem? The Mystic Light Extension will help you to have more attractive way to decorate you gaming rig by the LED Strips and still under controlled by the Mystic Light application.

    The JRGB pin header provides the max 3A(12V) power supply for the up to 3 meters 5050 RGB LED strips showing single color.

    Additional Information:

    Visit the Manufacturer Web Page for Full Details

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    System Requirements

    Operating System Support:

    • Windows® 10, 64-bit

    Specifications

    Make and Model MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI 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 4800+ MHz
    • 1DPC 2R Max speed up to 4266+ 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 1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (from CPU)
    1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (x4 mode, from PCH)
    2x PCIe x1 slots (from PCH)
    Multi-GPU Support Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
       
    Onboard Graphics 1x HDMI port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160 @ 30Hz
    1x DisplayPort, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2304 @ 60Hz
       
    Storage Intel® Z490 Chipset:
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
    2 x M.2 slots (Key M)

    Supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s
    M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
    M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

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

       
    USB

    Intel® Z490 Chipset:
    1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-A port on the back panel
    7x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (4 Type-A ports on the back panel, 2 ports through the internal USB connector, 1 Type-C™ internal connector)
    2x USB 2.0 ports on the back panel
    4x USB 2.0 ports available through the internal USB connectors, hub-GL850G

    ASMedia® 3241 chipset:
    1x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps Type-C™ port on the back panel

       
    LAN 1 x Realtek® RTL8125B-CG 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® ALC1200-VD1 Codec
    7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
    Support for S/PDIF output
       
    Back Panel I/O 1x PS/2 Combo Port
    1x DisplayPort
    1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
    1x LAN Port
    5x HD Audio Connectors
    2x USB 2.0
    1x HDMI Port
    1x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps (Type-C)
    4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A)
    2x Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
    1x Optical S/PDIF OUT
       
    Internal I/O Connectors 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    1x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
    6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-C port
    1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (support additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
    2x USB 2.0 connectors (support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports) 1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
    1x 4-pin water pump connector
    6x 4-pin system fan connectors
    1x front panel audio connector
    2x system panel connectors
    1x chassis intrusion connector
    1x Clear CMOS jumper
    2x 4-pin RGB LED connectors
    2x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connectors
    1x TPM module connector
    1x TBT connector (Thunderbolt card need support RTD3)
    1x RTD3 connector
       
    Operating System Supports Windows® 10 64-bit
       
    Form Factor ATX Form Factor
       
    Dimensions (LxW) 30.5 x 24.4 cm (12" x 9.6")
    Weight N/A