ASUS TUF Gaming Z490-Plus LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard (Wi-Fi)

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ASUS TUF Gaming Z490-Plus LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard (Wi-Fi)
Key Features
  • ATX Form Factor
  • Intel Z490 Chipset
  • LGA 1200 Socket
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4-4600 (OC)
Powered exclusively by 10th Generation Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors, the TUF Gaming Z490-Plus LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard (Wi-Fi) from ASUS is equipped with game-ready features and increased durability. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded 12+2 power solution, and comprehensive cooling options, this motherboard delivers solid performance. This motherboard will fit in ATX-sized cases, supports the LGA 1200 socket, the Intel Z490 chipset, and is compatible with Windows 10 (64-bit).
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ASUS Gaming Z490-Plus Overview

Powered exclusively by 10th Generation Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors, the TUF Gaming Z490-Plus LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard (Wi-Fi) from ASUS is equipped with game-ready features and increased durability. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded 12+2 power solution, and comprehensive cooling options, this motherboard delivers solid performance. This motherboard will fit in ATX-sized cases, supports the LGA 1200 socket, the Intel Z490 chipset, and is compatible with Windows 10 (64-bit).

The ATX form factor of the TUF Gaming Z490-Plus can support up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM over four dual-channel slots, or 32GB per slot at speeds of 4600 (OC), 4500 (OC), 4400 (OC), 4266 (OC), 4133 (OC), 4000 (OC), 3866 (OC), 3733 (OC), 3600 (OC), 3466 (OC), 3400 (OC), 3333 (OC), 3200 (OC), 3000 (OC), 2933 (OC), 2800 (OC), 2666, 2400, and 2133 MHz non-ECC unbuffered memory. For storage, there are six SATA III 6 Gb/s ports and two M.2 Key M sockets, one of which supports type 2242, 2260, 2280, and 22110 SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4 SSDs, while the other supports type 2242, 2260, and 2280 SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4 SSDs. The TUF Gaming Z490-Plus supports Intel Optane Memory and allows its storage to be configured as RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10.

There is one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port (rear panel), one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (rear panel), and four USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports (rear panel), plus more internal USB headers that support USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, USB 3.2 Gen 1, and USB 2.0. For those looking to expand their system using PCIe, there is one PCIe 3.0 x16/x16 slot, one PCIe 3.0 x16/x4 slot, and three PCIe 3.0 x1 slots. Network connectivity is achieved using an Intel I219V Gigabit Ethernet port, while wireless connectivity is provided by Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and Bluetooth 5.1.

For delivering sharp, clear graphics, this motherboard has DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 1.4b outputs. For users looking to take advantage of multiple GPUs, the TUF Gaming Z490-Plus supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX technology.

Using the ROG SupremeFX S1220 8-Channel HD audio codec, the TUF Gaming Z490-Plus can support audio with higher fidelity than standard controllers. Audio can also be output using the integrated five 3.5mm audio outputs or optical S/PDIF output. Protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty.

General Features

Intel LGA 1200 Socket

The ASUS TUF Gaming Z490-Plus is designed to unleash the maximum performance of 10th Gen Intel Core processors.

Enhanced Power Solution

This motherboard features 12+2 power stages, a 6-layer PCB, ProCool sockets, military-grade TUF components, and Digi+ VRM for increase durability and performance.

Comprehensive Cooling

Keep things cool with a VRM heatsink, a PCH fanless heatsink, an M.2 heatsink, hybrid fan headers, and Fan Xpert 4 utility.

Gaming Networking

Get online quickly with Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (802.11ax), Intel I219V Gigabit Ethernet, TUF LANGuard, and TurboLAN technology.

Fast Connectivity

There is a front header for USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C and Thunderbolt 3 support.

Gaming Look and Feel

Bring a gaming look and feel to things with synchronizable LED effects across a vast portfolio of compatible PC gear, including addressable RGB strips with Aura Sync.

Gaming Audio

The Realtek S1200A codec offers pristine audio quality to draw you deeper into the game action or to enhance your favorite music tracks or videos.

ASUS Gaming Z490-Plus Specs

CPU
General
ChipsetIntel Z490
CPU SocketLGA 1200
Back Panel I/O
USB1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
4 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
Display1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x HDMI 1.4b
Audio5 x 3.5 mm
1 x S/PDIF
Ethernet / Controller1 x Intel I219V Gigabit
PS/21 x Combo
Wi-Fi Antenna1 x Connector
Memory
Memory Slots4 x 288-Pin
Memory SupportDDR4 2133, 2400, 2666, 2800, 2933, 3000, 3200, 3333, 3400, 3466, 3600, 3733, 3866, 4000, 4133, 4266, 4400, 4500, 4600 MHz
Maximum Capacity128 GB
Channel ArchitectureDual Channel
ECC SupportNon-ECC Unbuffered
Storage Expansion
SATA6 x SATA III
M.21 x M Key 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110 (PCIe 3.0 x4, SATA III)
1 x M Key 2242, 2260, 2280 (PCIe 3.0 x4, SATA III)
Optane Memory SupportYes
RAID SupportRAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Internal I/O
Expansion Slots1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode)
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode)
3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
USB1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 Header (Supports 2 USB Type-A Port)
1 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 2 USB Type-A Port)
1 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 1 USB Type-A Port)
Multi-GPU Support2-Way AMD CrossFireX
Air Cooling1 x 4-Pin CPU
1 x 4-Pin Assistant
3 x 4-Pin System
Liquid Cooling1 x 4-Pin Pump
Power Connectors1 x 24-Pin Mainboard
1 x 8-Pin CPU
1 x 4-Pin ATX
SecurityChassis Intrusion
LED Header2 x RGB
DiagnosticsClear CMOS
Add-On1 x Thunderbolt Card Header
Legacy1 x Serial
BIOS
ROM192 Mb
Front Panel I/O
I/O Connection HeadersAAFP, USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2
Audio
Audio CodecRealtek S1220A (8-Channel)
Wireless
Bluetooth5.1
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Software
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 10 (64-Bit)
Physical
Form FactorATX
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.595 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.4 x 10.7 x 2.8"
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