Gigabyte Intel Z490 GAMING X s1200 ATX Motherboard

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Gigabyte GAMING X, Intel Z490, S 1200, DDR4, SATA3, 2x M.2, CrossFire, GbE, USB 3.2 Gen2, ATX
Z490 GAMING X
Socket 1200 - 10th Generation Intel CPU
Intel Z490 Chipset
6 x SATA & 8 x USB Ports
DDR4 (max 128GB, 4 slots)
HDMI
ATX Form Factor

LGA1200 Socket - Only Compatible with Intel 10th Gen CPUs - Comet Lake

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Manufacturers Code: Z490 GAMING X
EAN: 4719331808365



GAMING X Z490 ATX Motherboard from Gigabyte



Harness The Power Of Industry Leading Gaming

LGA1200 Socket - Only Compatible with Intel 10th Gen CPUs - Comet Lake

Unleash superior gaming with the GIGABYTE Z490 GAMING X motherboard. This all-new high-end component offers the power and connectivity your PC deserves so you can upgrade your system with Intel's latest 10th Generation CPUs (with an LGA 1200 socket). It provides support for 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processors, Intel® Core™ i7 processors, Intel® Core™ i5 processors, Intel® Core™ i3 processors, Intel® Pentium® processors and Intel® Celeron® processors. This motherboard is perfect for gamers and PC enthusiasts who desire high-end performance but also care about aesthetics. This powerful design delivers impeccable performance with multi-way graphics support and a comprehensive cooling solution to stay cool under heavy workloads. Performance is never compromised, and aesthetics are greater than ever with the ability to address your PCs RGB lighting and light strip support that is compatible with GIGABYTE's RGB FUSION 2.0 software and can be customised with the RGB FUSION app.

Direct 11+1 Phase Digital VRM Solution with DrMOS

Cleaner and more efficient power delivery to the CPU with better thermal performance ensure stability under high CPU frequencies and heavy loading.

Optimized gate charge to minimize switching losses.
Lower temperature, smaller size, better thermal characteristics.

Support for DDR4 XMP Up to 4600MHz and Beyond

GIGABYTE is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 4600MHz and beyond. All users need to do to attain this performance boost is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is activated and enabled on their GIGABYTE motherboard.

Shielded Memory Routing

All memory routing is under the PCB inner layer shielded by a large ground layer to protect from external interference.

2-Way CrossFire™ Multi-Graphics Support

Multi-graphics configuration offers better graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.

PCIe 4.0* Hardware Design

For most of prosumers and gamers, high bandwidth storage and high performance graphics card are critical for their applications. To support most cutting edge devices, this motherboard uses the groundbreaking PCIe 4.0 grade hardware design.
* Product uses PCIe 4.0 grade material, actual support varies by hardware configuration.



Dual NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 Connectors

GIGABYTE Motherboards are focused on delivering M.2 technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their system’s potential.

GIGABYTE Ultra-Efficient M.2 Thermal Guard

With durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a thermal solution for M.2 SSD devices. The M.2 Thermal Guard prevents throttling and bottlenecks from high speed M.2 SSDs as it helps to dissipate heat before it becomes an issue.

New Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax + BT 5 Module

Intel Wireless solution supports 802.11ax, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 2.4Gbps. Moreover, Bluetooth 5 provides 4X range over BT 4.2 and with faster transmission.

Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Networking

Intel® GbE LAN features cFosSpeed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency and maintain low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in crowded LAN environments.

The Industry's Leading LAN Static-Electricity & Surge Protection

GIGABYTE motherboards use ICs with up to 3 times the ESD resistance levels compared to traditional ICs. This helps to better protect the motherboard and its components against potential damage caused by static electricity. GIGABYTE motherboards also feature special anti-surge ICs that protect your motherboard, and your PC from any surge in power delivery that may occur, helping to ensure that your PC is equipped to deal with any potentially irregular and inconsistent power delivery.

Native Intel USB 3.2 Gen 2 Controller

Intel's native USB 3.2 Gen2 host controller provides USB 3.2 Gen2 ports with speeds up to 10Gbps. Available over the USB Type-A connector, the USB 3.2 Gen2 is much improved with twice the bandwidth compared to its previous generation as well as backwards compatibility with USB2.0 and USB 3.2 Gen1.

Pre-Installed I/O Shield

With an integrated I/O shield, building an GIGABYTE Ultra Durable PC is even easier.

Smart Fan 5

With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.

RGB FUSION 2.0



With Z490 Gaming X AX Motherboard , RGB Fusion 2.0 is even better with Addressable LEDs.* RGB Fusion 2.0 offers users the option to control onboard RGB and external RGB / Addressable LED light strips for their PC. Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion 2.0 on Z490 Series Motherboards are now upgraded with Addressable LED support. With external Addressable LED strips*, where each LED is digitally addressable, users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations.

With Z490 Gaming X AX Motherboard will support either 5v or 12v Addressable LED lighting strips and up to 300 LED lights. RGB Fusion 2.0 with Addressable LEDs comes with new patterns and various speed settings with more to come.
* Addressable LEDs are available only on select Motherboards, external LED Strips, Addressable LED Strips are not included with Motherboard purchase.

High-End Audio Capacitors

GIGABYTE motherboards use high-end audio capacitors. These high quality capacitors help deliver high resolution and high fidelity audio to provide the most realistic sound effects for gamers.

Audio Noise Guard

GIGABYTE motherboards feature an audio noise guard that essentially separates the board’s sensitive analog audio components from potential noise pollution at the PCB level.

Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor

Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor

The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.

Ultra Durable™ Memory Armor

GIGABYTE exclusive one piece stainless steel shielding design prevents against PCB distortion/twisting and plate bending, in addition to preventing any possible ESD interference.

Q-Flash Plus



Update the BIOS easily without installing the CPU, memory and graphics card.

With GIGABYTE Q-Flash Plus, you don’t need to install the CPU, memory and graphics card nor enter the BIOS menu to flash the BIOS. Just download and save a new BIOS file (rename to gigabyte.bin) on the USB flash drive, then press the dedicated Q-Flash Plus button and you’re good to go!

STEP 1
Plug the 24pin & 8pin power supply cable into the motherboard.

STEP 2
Download and unzip the motherboard's compressed BIOS file and rename to "gigabyte.bin", save to a USB flash-drive, and plug it into the Q-Flash USB port.

STEP 3
Press the Q-Flash button, and the motherboard will start updating the BIOS automatically.

Main Features

Supports 10th Gen Intel Core Series Processors
Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
Intel Optane Memory Ready
Direct 11+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with DrMOS
Enlarged VRM Heatsink with 5W/mK Thermal Conductive Pad
Intel© GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
Multi-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable Design
ALC1200 Multi-Channel Audio with High Quality Audio Capacitors and Audio Noise Guard
Dual Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 X4 (1 with Thermal Guard) & SATA Interface
Intel Native USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A with Speed Up To 10Gbps
RGB FUSION 2.0 Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
Q-Flash Plus Updates BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
CEC 2019 Ready, Save the Power as Easy as One Click
Lightning-Fast Intel Thunderbolt 3 AIC Support

Specifications:

Edition     GAMING X
Form Factor     ATX
CPU Socket     1200
Chipset     Intel Z490

RAM Memory Support
Memory Type     DDR4
Memory Channel     Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC)     ECC/Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U)     UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)     

DDR4 - 2133
DDR4 - 2400
DDR4 - 2666
DDR4 - 2933
DDR4 - 3200

Max. Memory Capacity     128GB (4x32GB)

Audio
Audio     Realtek ALC1200 7.1 HD Audio

Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface     PCIe 3.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support     Not Supported
AMD CrossFire Support     2-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics     Requires Processor Graphics or Discrete GPU
On-Board Graphics Connectors     HDMI 1.4

Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots     

1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80, PCIe Gen3/SATA3
1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3/SATA
3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)

SATA Support     SATA3
RAID Support via     SATA3 / M.2
Storage Mode Support     

Intel Optane Memory Ready
RAID 0
RAID 1
RAID 10

Internal I/O     

1 x 24-pin (Power)
1 x 4-pin (Power)
1 x 8-pin (Power)
2 x Addressable Digital RGB Header
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x CPU Fan Connector
1 x Front Panel Audio Header
1 x Front Panel Connector
1 x Q-Flash Plus Button
2 x RGB LED connector
1 x S/PDIF-Out Header
6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
1 x Serial (COM) Header
4 x System Fan header
2 x Thunderbolt AIC Connector
1 x TPM Header
1 x USB 2.0 Header
1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header

External Connectivity
Network Interface Type     Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules     1 x Intel (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors     

1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x Line In
1 x Line Out
1 x Mic-In
1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
1 x Rear Speaker Out
1 x RJ-45
1 x Side Speaker Out
2 x USB 2.0
5 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A

Additional Specifications
Water Cooled     No
Cooling     Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed     N/A
Board Dimensions     305 x 230 mm

Additional Information
Model Number     Z490 GAMING X
GTIN     4719331808365




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