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Gigabyte Z490 AORUS XTREME WATER FORCE ATX Form Factor, For Intel 10th Gen LGA1200, Z490, 3XM.2 4X DDR4 Dimm, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C, HDMI, Dual Lan, Wif AX+BT, Internal I/O: 1XUSB 3.2, 1XUSB 2.0, 1XType C, 2X 12V RGB Header, 2X 5V A-RGB

Gigabyte Z490 AORUS XTREME WATER FORCE ATX Form Factor, For Intel 10th Gen LGA1200, Z490, 3XM.2 4X DDR4 Dimm, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C, HDMI, Dual Lan, Wif AX+BT, Internal I/O: 1XUSB 3.2, 1XUSB 2.0, 1XType C, 2X 12V RGB Header, 2X 5V A-RGB
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Gigabyte Z490 AORUS XTREME WATER FORCE ATX Form Factor, For Intel 10th Gen LGA1200, Z490, 3XM.2 4X DDR4 Dimm, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C, HDMI, Dual Lan, Wif AX+BT, Internal I/O: 1XUSB 3.2, 1XUSB 2.0, 1XType C, 2X 12V RGB Header, 2X 5V A-RGB

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Gigabyte Z490 AORUS XTREME WATER FORCE ATX Form Factor, For Intel 10th Gen LGA1200, Z490, 3XM.2 4X...

  • Brand: Gigabyte
  • MPN: Z490 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE
  • Part #: MBDGBM56438
  • UPC:889523021552
  • MB Socket:Intel LGA1200
  • Wi-Fi:Yes
  • Chipset:Z490
  • Form Factor:ATX
  • Multi GPU Support:Crossfire / SLI
  • Memory Type:DDR4
  • PCIE x16 Slots:1
  • PCIE x8 Slots:1
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Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Water Force ATX

The Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Extreme Waterforce motherboard supports 10th gen Intel Core processors and supports LGA 1200 CPU sockets, features up to 4 x DDR4 memory slots, 1 x PCIe x16, 1 x PCIe x4, 1 x PCIe x8, 3 x M.2 sockets, 6 x SATA3 6GB ports, 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type-A), 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (2 x Type-C, 4 x Type-A), 1 x HDMI, Intel i255V 2.5G, Aquantia 10G LAN, Realtek ALC1220-VB/ESS9018K2M + ESS9218Q2C codec, and an E-ATX form factor. Please note: The Intel Z490 chipset uses the new 1200 socket which is only compatible with Intel Core 10th Gen processors, available from the 13th May 2020.


Specifications

CPU

Support for 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors/Intel® Core™ i7 processors/ Intel® Core™ i5 processors/Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/ Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1200 package
L3 cache varies with CPU

Chipset

Intel® Z490 Express Chipset

Memory

Intel® Core™ i9/i7 processors:
Support for DDR4 3200/3000/2933/2666/2400/2133 MHz
Intel® Core™ i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors:
Support for DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz
4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)

Onboard Graphics

Integrated Graphics Processor+Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
2 x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 connectors (USB Type-C™ ports), supporting DisplayPort and Thunderbolt™ video outputs and a maximum resolution of 5120 x 2880@60 Hz with 24 bpp
* Because of the limited I/O resources of the PC architecture, the number of Thunderbolt™ devices that can be used is dependent on the number of the PCI Express devices being installed. (Refer to Chapter 1-7, "Back Panel Connectors," for more information.)
* Support for DisplayPort 1.4 version, HDCP 2.3, and HDR.
Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@30Hz
* Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.3.
Maximum shared memory of 512 MB

Audio

Realtek® ALC1220-VB codec+ESS ES9218P DAC (front panel audio)
Realtek® ALC1220-VB codec+ESS ES9018K2M DAC+TI OPA1622 operational amplifier (rear panel audio)
Support for DTS:X® Ultra
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out

LAN

1 x Aquantia 10GbE LAN chip (10 Gbit/5 Gbit/2.5 Gbit//1 Gbit/100 Mbit) (LAN1)
1 x Intel® 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbit/1 Gbit/100 Mbit) (LAN2)
Wireless Communication module
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
WIFI a, b, g, n, ac with wave 2 features, ax, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band

BLUETOOTH 5.1

Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
* Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.

Expansion Slots

1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
* For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
* The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode.
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
* The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the M2P_PCH connector. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode when an M.2 SSD is installed in the M2P_PCH connector.
(All of the PCI Express x16 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)

Multi-Graphics Technology

Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies

Storage Interface

1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)(M2A_CPU)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)(M2M_PCH)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_PCH)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
* Refer to "1-9 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the PCIEX4, M.2, and SATA connectors.
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

USB

Chipset+Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
2 x USB Type-C™ ports on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
Chipset:
1 x USB Type-C™ port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
Chipset+USB 3.2 Gen 1 Hub:
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers with the included front USB header extension cable)

Internal I/O Connectors

1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
1 x CPU fan header
1 x water cooling CPU fan header
1 x water cooling kit CPU LED header (LED_CPU)
1 x water cooling kit Chipset LED header (LED_PCH)
4 x system fan headers
2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
1 x noise detection header
2 x addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
3 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x USB Type-C™ header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
1 x USB 2.0/1.1 header
2 x temperature sensor headers
1 x power button
1 x reset button
1 x OC button
2 x BIOS switches
Voltage Measurement Points

Back Panel Connectors

1 x Q-Flash Plus button
1 x Clear CMOS button
2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 connectors (USB Type-C™ ports, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x HDMI port
2 x RJ-45 ports
1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
5 x audio jacks
I/O Controller
iTE® I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
Voltage detection
Temperature detection
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Overheating warning
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control
* Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
Noise detection

BIOS

2 x 256 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
Support for DualBIOS™
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

Unique Features

Support for APP Center
* Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
@BIOS
EasyTune
Fast Boot
Game Boost
RGB Fusion
Smart Backup
System Information Viewer
USB TurboCharger
Support for Q-Flash Plus
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Xpress Install
Bundled Software
Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
cFosSpeed
XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster (12 months license)

Operating System

Support for Windows 10 64-bit

Form Factor

E-ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 27.1cm

Manufacturer Part No: Z490 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE Brand: Gigabyte Product Type: ATX Form Factor,
UPC 889523021552 Product Family: Z490 AORUS Shipping Weight: 9.7 kg
PB Part No: MBDGBM56438 Product Model: XTREME WATER FORCE

Warranty: 12 months local warranty *
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
All warranties are return to base unless otherwise specified.

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Gigabyte Z490 AORUS XTREME WATER FORCE ATX Form Factor, For Intel 10th Gen LGA1200, Z490, 3XM.2 4X DDR4 Dimm, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C, HDMI, Dual Lan, Wif AX+BT, Internal I/O: 1XUSB 3.2, 1XUSB 2.0, 1XType C, 2X 12V RGB Header, 2X 5V A-RGB

  • Brand: Gigabyte
  • MPN: Z490 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE
  • Part #: MBDGBM56438
  • UPC:889523021552
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Date Created: 19:19, 30-11-2020
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Features

Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Water Force ATX

The Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Extreme Waterforce motherboard supports 10th gen Intel Core processors and supports LGA 1200 CPU sockets, features up to 4 x DDR4 memory slots, 1 x PCIe x16, 1 x PCIe x4, 1 x PCIe x8, 3 x M.2 sockets, 6 x SATA3 6GB ports, 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type-A), 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (2 x Type-C, 4 x Type-A), 1 x HDMI, Intel i255V 2.5G, Aquantia 10G LAN, Realtek ALC1220-VB/ESS9018K2M + ESS9218Q2C codec, and an E-ATX form factor. Please note: The Intel Z490 chipset uses the new 1200 socket which is only compatible with Intel Core 10th Gen processors, available from the 13th May 2020.


Specifications

CPU

Support for 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors/Intel® Core™ i7 processors/ Intel® Core™ i5 processors/Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/ Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1200 package
L3 cache varies with CPU

Chipset

Intel® Z490 Express Chipset

Memory

Intel® Core™ i9/i7 processors:
Support for DDR4 3200/3000/2933/2666/2400/2133 MHz
Intel® Core™ i5/i3/Pentium®/Celeron® processors:
Support for DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz
4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)

Onboard Graphics

Integrated Graphics Processor+Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
2 x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 connectors (USB Type-C™ ports), supporting DisplayPort and Thunderbolt™ video outputs and a maximum resolution of 5120 x 2880@60 Hz with 24 bpp
* Because of the limited I/O resources of the PC architecture, the number of Thunderbolt™ devices that can be used is dependent on the number of the PCI Express devices being installed. (Refer to Chapter 1-7, "Back Panel Connectors," for more information.)
* Support for DisplayPort 1.4 version, HDCP 2.3, and HDR.
Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@30Hz
* Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.3.
Maximum shared memory of 512 MB

Audio

Realtek® ALC1220-VB codec+ESS ES9218P DAC (front panel audio)
Realtek® ALC1220-VB codec+ESS ES9018K2M DAC+TI OPA1622 operational amplifier (rear panel audio)
Support for DTS:X® Ultra
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out

LAN

1 x Aquantia 10GbE LAN chip (10 Gbit/5 Gbit/2.5 Gbit//1 Gbit/100 Mbit) (LAN1)
1 x Intel® 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbit/1 Gbit/100 Mbit) (LAN2)
Wireless Communication module
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
WIFI a, b, g, n, ac with wave 2 features, ax, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band

BLUETOOTH 5.1

Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
* Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.

Expansion Slots

1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
* For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
* The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode.
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
* The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the M2P_PCH connector. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode when an M.2 SSD is installed in the M2P_PCH connector.
(All of the PCI Express x16 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)

Multi-Graphics Technology

Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies

Storage Interface

1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)(M2A_CPU)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)(M2M_PCH)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_PCH)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
* Refer to "1-9 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the PCIEX4, M.2, and SATA connectors.
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

USB

Chipset+Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
2 x USB Type-C™ ports on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
Chipset:
1 x USB Type-C™ port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
Chipset+USB 3.2 Gen 1 Hub:
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers with the included front USB header extension cable)

Internal I/O Connectors

1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
1 x CPU fan header
1 x water cooling CPU fan header
1 x water cooling kit CPU LED header (LED_CPU)
1 x water cooling kit Chipset LED header (LED_PCH)
4 x system fan headers
2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
1 x noise detection header
2 x addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
3 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x USB Type-C™ header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
1 x USB 2.0/1.1 header
2 x temperature sensor headers
1 x power button
1 x reset button
1 x OC button
2 x BIOS switches
Voltage Measurement Points

Back Panel Connectors

1 x Q-Flash Plus button
1 x Clear CMOS button
2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 connectors (USB Type-C™ ports, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x HDMI port
2 x RJ-45 ports
1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
5 x audio jacks
I/O Controller
iTE® I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
Voltage detection
Temperature detection
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Overheating warning
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control
* Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
Noise detection

BIOS

2 x 256 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
Support for DualBIOS™
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

Unique Features

Support for APP Center
* Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
@BIOS
EasyTune
Fast Boot
Game Boost
RGB Fusion
Smart Backup
System Information Viewer
USB TurboCharger
Support for Q-Flash Plus
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Xpress Install
Bundled Software
Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
cFosSpeed
XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster (12 months license)

Operating System

Support for Windows 10 64-bit

Form Factor

E-ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 27.1cm

Date Created: 19:19, 30-11-2020
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/MBDGBM56438/Gigabyte-Z490-AORUS-XTREME-WATER-FORCE-ATX-Form-Fa
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