The MEG Z590 UNIFY Motherboard
The World Record Breaker – MEG Motherboard
- Supports 11th and 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
- Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5600(OC) MHz
- Quadruple M.2 Connectors: Onboard 4x M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance with three Lightning Gen 4 solution. Shield Frozr design keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
- Extreme Power Design: INTERSIL digital PWM, 16+2+1 phases with 90A Smart Power Stage, dual CPU power connectors and exclusive Mirrored Power Arrangement to unleash the true power of your processors.
- Outstanding Cooling Solution: Aluminum Cover, VRM Heat-pipe, 7W/mK thermal pads, M.2 Shield Frozr and MOSFET Baseplate ensure the extreme performance with low temp.
- 2.5G LAN with latest Wi-Fi 6E: Onboard 2.5G LAN with LAN manager and latest Wi-Fi 6E solution which supports 6GHz spectrum delivering the best online gaming experience.
- Lightning USB 20G: Built-in USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port, offers 20Gbps transmission speed, 4X faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1.
- Smart Button: One button with multiple hardware control. Reset Computer, Safe Boot, Turbo Fan and EZ LED control functions with just one click.
- 8 Layer PCB with 2oz Thickened Copper: Provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise.
- Audio Boost 5: Isolated audio with a high quality ALC4080 audio processor & amp for the most immersive gaming experience.
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.
DIY 2.0 – INTEGRATING WITH THE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT
Connect and synchronize with MSI coolers and cases with strategically positioned pin-header locations including a dedicated pump-fan header.
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.
FROZR AI COOLING
Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE.
THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
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.
16+2+1 PHASES WITH 90A SMART POWER STAGE
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 16+2+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 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 multi-core CPU while doing
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.
- SUPPLEMENTAL PCIE POWER CONNECTOR -The extra 6-pin PCI-E power connector provides dedicated power for PCI-E slots, augmenting the power provided by the 24-pin and the graphics card directly.
PRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELDING
Featuring the Pre-installed I/O Shield, 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.
BOOT UP GUARANTEED
Having trouble with updating the BIOS or somehow corrupted it? Don't worry! With System-Saver, use one of 3 easy to use options to successfully boot your system again.
MORE USER FRIENDLY GADGETS
- Battery sticker, Cable labels and Case badge
- Cleaning brush
- USB drive
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.
- SMART BUTTON - One button with multiple hardware control. Reset Computer, Safe Boot, Turbo Fan and EZ LED control functions with just one click.
- 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.
MORE RELIABLE CIRCUIT TRANSMISSION
6 PCB layers allows for higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds. This is also beneficial for reliable circuit transmission.
PCB WITH 2OZ THICKENED COPPER
An enhanced PCB design with 2oz thickened copper increases conductivity, improving heat dissipation and performance reliability especially during overclocking.
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.
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.
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 Z490 motherboard memory XMP profile, MSI does have great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z590. 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.
MEMORY FORCE – EASY TUNING YOUR DDR4 MEMORY
MSI MEG series motherboards feature exclusive Memory Force function which shows the current state of DDR4 memory. This patent-pending feature simplifies the complicated training flow to an easy graphic that helps you determine the direction of overclocking without the redundant reboot and testing process.
LIGHTNING GEN 4
LIGHTNING GEN 4 M.2
Utilizing 11th Gen Intel processors, MSI Z590 motherboards feature latest Lightning Gen 4 M.2 which is the fastest onboard storage solution on the market with up to 64 Gb/s transfer speed.
FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE
MSI Z590 motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier.
OPTIMIZED STORAGE DESIGN
MEG Z590 UNIFY series motherboard features exclusive onboard quadruple M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance. The Industry leading design maximizes bandwidth to fully utilize professional graphics cards and high-end storage devices, provides multiple configurations for demanding gamers and power users.
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.
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.
BIOS & SOFTWARE
MSI brand new MSI 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 SOUND TUNE
The AI-powered noise cancellation is trained through deep neural network (DNN), the model is generated with more than 500 million data, simulate the way human brain works. When a sound is heard, the model automatically recognizes and separate vocal sound from background noises; hence, filtering out all the unwanted Noise.
RESIZABLE BAR (RE-SIZE BAR)
Resizable BAR (Re-Size BAR) is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and improve performance
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.
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 latest Wi-Fi 6E solution supports 6GHz spectrum, Bluetooth 5.2, two-way MU-MIMO and BSS color technology, provide up to 4X network capacity and efficiency in the high signal density environment, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps.
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 BOOST 5
- HIGH DEFINITION ALC4080 AUDIO PROCESSOR - From HD-A to USB Interface, twice the DAC format from 32-bit/192kHz to 32-bit/384kHz, deliver the highest sound quality.
- 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.
- DEDICATED HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER - A dedicated headphone can drive audiophile headphones up to 600Ω impedance, delivering studio-grade sound quality from your gaming PC.
ALL NEW NAHIMIC 3 - FOR NEXT LEVEL AUDIO IMMERSION
Get ready to be amazed by the all new Nahimic 3 and live the gaming immersion like never before! With simple and intuitive new UI, the Nahimic 3 not only further enhances in game 3D surround sound, but also offers even more finite control over your music, movies, and conference calls.
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.
Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.
DOUBLE BANDWIDTH WITH LIGHTNING USB 3.2 GEN 2x2 20G
Using USB 3.2 devices has never been faster! MEG Z590 series motherboards offer a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, offering never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s when connecting the Rear USB Type-C.
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.
Operating System Support:
- Windows® 10, 64-bit
|Make and Model||MSI MEG Z590 UNIFY Motherboard|
|Part Number||MEG Z590 UNIFY|
|CPU Support||Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors1 Supports processor socket LGA1200|
|CPU Socket||LGA 1200 Socket|
|Chipset||Intel® Z590 Chipset|
|Memory Support||4 DIMMs, Dual Channel DDR4-5600MHz(OC)|
|Graphics Interface||1x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot, 1x PCIe 3.0 x4 slot Support 2-way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology|
|Display Interface||Support [email protected] as specified in HDMI 2.0b – Requires Processor Graphics|
|Audio||8-Channel (7.1) HD Audio with Audio Boost 5 HD|
|LAN||Intel® I225-V 2.5G LAN|
|WiFi/Bluetooth||Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210, Bluetooth 5.2|
|Storage||3x M.2 Gen4 x4 64Gb/s slots
1x M.2 Gen3 x4 32Gb/s slot, supports Intel® Optane™ Technology
6x SATA 6Gb/s ports
|USB ports||1x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps (1 Type-C)
2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (1 Type-A + 1 Type-C)
10x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (10 Type-A)
6x USB 2.0
|Back Panel Connectors|| Clear CMOS Button
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A)
HD Audio Connectors
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps (Type-C)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A)
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
Flash BIOS Button
USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
|Operating System Support||Windows® 10 64-bit|
|Dimensions||13.8 x 11.8 x4.3|
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