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MSI MEG Z590 ACE ATX Motherboard For Intel 10th/11th Gen, LGA1200, Z590, 4XDDR4 Dimm, 4XM.2, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C Thunderbolt, 2 XMini DP, HDMI, Lan, Wifi AX+BT, HD Audio, Internal I/O: 1XUSB 3.2, 1XType C Header, 2XUSB 2.0,

MSI MEG Z590 ACE ATX Motherboard For Intel 10th/11th Gen, LGA1200, Z590, 4XDDR4 Dimm, 4XM.2, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C Thunderbolt, 2 XMini DP, HDMI, Lan, Wifi AX+BT, HD Audio, Internal I/O: 1XUSB 3.2, 1XType C Header, 2XUSB 2.0,

  • Brand: MSI
  • MPN: MEG Z590 ACE
  • Part #: MBDMSI5134367
  • UPC: 824142240984
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  • Brand: MSI
  • MPN: MEG Z590 ACE
  • Part #: MBDMSI5134367
  • UPC: 824142240984

MB Socket

Intel LGA 1200

Chipset

Z590

Form Factor

ATX

Wireless Connectivity

Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) + Bluetooth

Memory Type

DDR4

RAM Slots

4 Slots

PCIE Version

PCIe 4.0

M.2 Connectors

4

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Features



MEG Z590 ACE

- Supports 11th and 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
- Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5600(OC) MHz
- Dual Thunderbolt 4 ports: Thunderbolt USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support, Daisy-Chaining and Multi-Port Accessory Architecture provide reliable connectivity and better user experience.
- Quadruple M.2 Connectors: Onboard 4x M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance with one 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 Aluminum Backplate 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.
- 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 HD: Ultimate audio solution with latest premium ALC4082 audio processor combining ESS audio DAC and amplifier deliver the breathtaking 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.

THERMAL OVERVIEW



 

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.

 

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.

 

ALUMINUM BACKPLATE

The heavy and aluminum backplate not only strengthens the motherboard, protects components, prevents PCB bending, but also cools down your Mosfet with dedicated thermal pad, makes your VRM temperature low and ensures even high-end CPU to run in full speed.

 

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.

 

AUTODETECT DC OR PWM MODE WITH HYSTERESIS

MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.

 

FROZR AI COOLING

Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE.

 

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.

FOR CPU COOLER

 

FOR WATERBLOCK COOLER

 

FOR TOP SYSTEM FAN

 

FOR FRONT SYSTEM FAN

 

FOR REAR SYSTEM FAN

 

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 3 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.

 

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

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.

 

DIGITAL 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
Two 8-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 SHIELD

Featuring the pre-installed IO 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.

 

SYSTEM SAVER - 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.

Clear CMOS
Restore the BIOS to the default settings - helpful in 99% of the cases to successfully boot again.

 

Flash BIOS Button
Flash the BIOS with only a connected power supply by following a few steps. CPU and memory not required.

 

Dual BIOS
Two physical BIOS chips allow a fallback to plan B.

 

KEEP OUT ZONE

 

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.

 

SMART BUTTON
One button with multiple hardware control. Reset Computer, Safe Boot, Turbo Fan and EZ LED control functions with just one click.

 

DEBUG LED
Displays the error code for troubleshooting. Also functions as temperature monitor!

 

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

8 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.

 

SHIELD YOUR MEMORY SIGNAL WITH STEEL ARMOR

Steel Armor protects the most vulnerable point of memory transmission by shielding it from electromagnetic interference (EMI) and reinforcing the DIMM slots from twisting and bending.

 

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.

TITANIUM CHOKE III
Ti choke III has 30% improved power delivery efficiency compared to its predecessor, allowing for improved overclocking stability

90A SMART POWER STAGE
Next-gen 3-in-1 Mosfet package capable of delivering more power at precise timings with fewer components.

SOLID CAP
Japanese made Solid CAPs are built for high-reliability motherboards with their aluminum core design. These capacitors have low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) and are rated to work for more than 10-years.

 

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.

 

WINDOWS 10 CERTIFIED

With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 10. With a true dedication to performance, our R&D team has made sure everything works as intended when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI product.

 

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.

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.

 

LIGHTNING GEN 4 PCI-E

MSI lightning Gen 4 PCI-E is the latest and the fastest PCI-E data transfer solution with 64GB/s of transfer bandwidth that has doubled compared to its previous generation. PCIe 4.0 maintains both backward and forward compatibility with older and newer specifications. Optimized by steel armor design and server grade PCB, you can enjoy next-gen devices without any compromise.

 

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.

 

A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCE

MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. The XMP memory profile has 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.

 

EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTING

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.

 

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.

More room for overclocking
The longer bar means you have more room for memory overclocking. When you are doing the right thing that pushes the memory performance, the bar will shorten so you can easily know the tuning direction of overclocking with just one look.

 

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.

 

MSI CENTER

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.

Mystic Light - Create your own colorful masterpiece with ease. Splash any color you want with just a few clicks!
True Color - Optimized monitor's brightness and color in several modes for different situation, you can also customize by yourself.
User Scenario - One click for setting your computer, even customize own profile as your preference.
Hardware Monitor - Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time.
OC Setting - Tune select motherboard settings in the OC Setting menu, where options to boost core performance and optimize system cooling are presented in an intuitive interface.
Total Fan Control - Assume complete control of your fans with Total Fan Control. Set up to four CPU temperature targets and the motherboard will adjust fan speeds automatically.
LAN Manager - Elevate latency-sensitive for dedicated online games and restrict the bandwidth to non-essential programs for uninterrupted online gaming.
Duet Display - Play the game like never before with the TouchOS on iOS device and Screen Capture on second display. Turn the extended display into a gaming dashboard and show the key information from your main display.

 

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!

GAME BOOST - Quickly overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance.
XMP - Choose from a preset XMP profile and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory.
M-FLASH - Conveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility.
HARDWARE MONITOR - Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time including temperature, memory capacity, clock speed, and voltage.
MEMORY TRY IT - Get extreme speed out of your system memory and get more performance.
SEARCH & FAVORITES - A permanent search & favorite option in the top right corner moves you through the BIOS menus quickly.

 

MSI SOUND TUNE Sound Clearly. Tune Smartly.

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.

*Function may differ due to version change. Please update the latest VBIOS/BIOS/Driver through MSI official website or consult service center.

 

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 immersive 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.

 

NEXT-GEN INTEL® WI-FI 6E & BLUETOOTH

Connect to a high-speed wireless network powered by an Intel® Wi-Fi / Bluetooth solution with dedicated high quality Wi-Fi antenna, delivering AX speeds up to 2.4Gbps.

 

OPTIMIZE ONLINE GAMING TRAFFIC FOR LOWER LATENCY!

MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.

MSI LAN MANAGER
- Automatically prioritizes games above other applications -
- Allows you to change applications' traffic priority -
- Allows you to customize bandwidth for each application -

 

DUAL THUNDERBOLT™ 4 PORTS

Experience Thunderbolt 4 with unprecedented interface bandwidth speeds up to true 40Gbp and support for up to six daisy-chained devices. Additionally, Maximum 8K display support, Multi-Port Accessory Architecture and USB 4.0 compliant provide reliable connectivity and better user experience.

 

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.

 

HIGH DEFINITION ALC4082 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.

 

ESS AUDIO DAC

Recreates the optimal natural analogue sound with ultra-low distortion to ensure a perfect, realistic display of sound.

 

HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORS

A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.

 

GOLDEN AUDIO JACKS WITH S/PDIF

Keep your sound perfect by transmit your audio with pure digital signal

 

DEDICATED HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER

A dedicated headphone amplifier can drive audiophile headphones with up to 600O impedance

 

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 DESIGN

Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.

 

SEPARATED AUDIO LAYERS FOR CLEAN LEFT & RIGHT CHANNELS

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

JCORSAIR
The JCORSAIR pin header provides the max 3A(5V) power supply for the CORSAIR LED strips.

 

JRAINBOW
The JRAINBOW pin header provides the max 3A(5V) power supply for the WS2812B Addressable RGB LED strips in 75 LEDs.

Specifications

PROCESSOR

Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
Processor socket LGA1200
Please go to intel.com for compatibility information.

CHIPSET

Intel® Z590 Chipset

MEMORY

4x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB
Supports 1R 2133/ 2666/ 2933 MHz for 10th Gen Intel® CPU (by JEDEC & POR)
Supports 1R 2133/ 2666/ 2933/ 3200 MHz for 11th Gen Intel® CPU (by JEDEC & POR)
Max overclocking frequency:
- 1DPC 1R Max speed up to 5600 MHz
- 1DPC 2R Max speed up to 4800+ MHz
- 2DPC 1R Max speed up to 4400+ MHz
- 2DPC 2R Max speed up to 4000+ MHz
Supports Dual-Channel mode
Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory

EXPANSION SLOTS

3x PCIe x16 slots
- Support x16/x0/x4, x8/x8/x4, x8/x4+x4/x4
- PCI_E1 & PCI_E3 slots (From CPU)
  - Support up to PCIe 4.0 for 11th Gen Intel® CPU
  - Support up to PCIe 3.0 for 10th Gen Intel® CPU
- PCI_E5 slot (From Z590 chipset)
  - Supports up to PCIe 3.0
2x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots (From Z590 chipset)

MULTI-GPU

Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology

ONBOARD GRAPHICS

1x HDMI 2.0b with HDR port, supports a maximum resolution of 4K 60Hz
Available only on processors featuring integrated graphics.

THUNDERBOLT 4

Intel®JHL8540 Thunderbolt™ 4 Controller
2x Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB-C) ports on the back panel
- Support up to 40Gbps transfer rate with Thunderbolt devices
- Support up to 20Gbps transfer rate with USB4 devices
- Support up to 10Gbps transfer rate with USB 3.2 devices
- Support up to 5V/3A ,15W power charging
- Each port can daisy-chain up to three Thunderbolt 4 devices or five Thunderbolt 3 devices
- Supports up to 8K display (need to connect the DisplayPort of the motherboard or discrete graphics card to the Mini DisplayPort Input port on the back panel)

STORAGE

6x SATA 6Gb/s ports (from Z590 chipset)
4x M.2 slots (Key M)
- M2_1 slot (from CPU)
  - Available only on 11th Gen Intel® CPU
  - Supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
  - Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices
- M2_2, M2_3, M2_4 slots (from Z590 chipset)
  - M2_2 , M2_3 & M2_4 support up to PCIe 3.0 x4
  - M2_2 & M2_3 support up to SATA 6Gb/s
  - M2_4 slot supports PCIe only.
  - Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors

SATA2 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA SSD in the M2_2 slot.
SATA5 & SATA6 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA/PCIe SSD in the M2_3 slot.
M2_4 bandwidth will switch from x4 to x2 when PCI_E5 slot is inserted.
Before using Intel® Optane™ memory modules, please ensure that you have updated the drivers and BIOS to the latest version from MSI website.

RAID

Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

USB

Intel® Z590 Chipset
3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps ports (2 Type-A port on the back panel, 1 Type-C internal connector)
6x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports (4 Type-A port on the back panel, 2 ports available through internal USB connector)
2x USB 2.0 Type-A ports on the back panel

Hub-GL850G
4x USB 2.0 ports through internal USB connectors

AUDIO

Realtek® ALC4082 Codec + ESS SABRE9018Q2C Combo DAC/HPA
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output

LAN

1x Intel® I225V 2.5Gbps LAN controller

WIFI & BLUETOOTH

Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210
The Wireless module is pre-installed in the M.2 (Key-E) slot
Supports MU-MIMO TX/RX, 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz (160MHz) up to 2.4Gbps
Supports 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax
Supports Bluetooth® 5.2, FIPS, FISMA

Wi-Fi 6E 6GHz depend on country regulations support and will be ready in WIN10 21H1.
Bluetooth 5.2 will be ready in WIN10 21H1.

INTERNAL CONNECTORS

1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
1x 6-pin PCIE power connector
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
4x M.2 slots (M-Key)
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-C connector
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1x 4-pin water-pump fan connector
6x 4-pin system fan connectors
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
1x TPM module connector
1x Tuning Controller connector

BACK PANEL PORTS

Clear CMOS Button
USB 3.2 Gen1 5Gbps (Type-A)
USB 2.0
2.5G LAN
Thunderbolt 4 40Gbps (Type-C)
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
HD Audio Connectors
Flash BIOS Button
HDMI
USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gbps (Type-A)
Mini DisplayPort Input (for Thunderbolt passthrough)
Optical S/PDIF-Out

DIMENSIONS

12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
ATX Form Factor

MOUNTING

9 mounting holes

OPERATING SYSTEM

Support for Windows® 10 64-bit

Manufacturer Part No:
MEG Z590 ACE
Brand:
MSI
Product Type:
ATX Motherboard
UPC
824142240984
Product Family:
-
Shipping Weight:
2.85 kg
PB Part No:
MBDMSI5134367
Product Model:
MEG Z590 ACE
Warranty: 36 months *
* 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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MSI MEG Z590 ACE ATX Motherboard For Intel 10th/11th Gen, LGA1200, Z590, 4XDDR4 Dimm, 4XM.2, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C Thunderbolt, 2 XMini DP, HDMI, Lan, Wifi AX+BT, HD Audio, Internal I/O: 1XUSB 3.2, 1XType C Header, 2XUSB 2.0,

  • Brand: MSI
  • MPN: MEG Z590 ACE
  • Part #: MBDMSI5134367
  • UPC:824142240984
PB Tech price $799.00 Excluding GST PB Tech price $918.85 Including GST

Date Created: 03:22, 23-05-2024
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Features



MEG Z590 ACE

- Supports 11th and 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
- Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5600(OC) MHz
- Dual Thunderbolt 4 ports: Thunderbolt USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support, Daisy-Chaining and Multi-Port Accessory Architecture provide reliable connectivity and better user experience.
- Quadruple M.2 Connectors: Onboard 4x M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance with one 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 Aluminum Backplate 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.
- 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 HD: Ultimate audio solution with latest premium ALC4082 audio processor combining ESS audio DAC and amplifier deliver the breathtaking 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.

THERMAL OVERVIEW



 

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.

 

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.

 

ALUMINUM BACKPLATE

The heavy and aluminum backplate not only strengthens the motherboard, protects components, prevents PCB bending, but also cools down your Mosfet with dedicated thermal pad, makes your VRM temperature low and ensures even high-end CPU to run in full speed.

 

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.

 

AUTODETECT DC OR PWM MODE WITH HYSTERESIS

MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.

 

FROZR AI COOLING

Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE.

 

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.

FOR CPU COOLER

 

FOR WATERBLOCK COOLER

 

FOR TOP SYSTEM FAN

 

FOR FRONT SYSTEM FAN

 

FOR REAR SYSTEM FAN

 

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 3 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.

 

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

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.

 

DIGITAL 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
Two 8-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 SHIELD

Featuring the pre-installed IO 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.

 

SYSTEM SAVER - 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.

Clear CMOS
Restore the BIOS to the default settings - helpful in 99% of the cases to successfully boot again.

 

Flash BIOS Button
Flash the BIOS with only a connected power supply by following a few steps. CPU and memory not required.

 

Dual BIOS
Two physical BIOS chips allow a fallback to plan B.

 

KEEP OUT ZONE

 

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.

 

SMART BUTTON
One button with multiple hardware control. Reset Computer, Safe Boot, Turbo Fan and EZ LED control functions with just one click.

 

DEBUG LED
Displays the error code for troubleshooting. Also functions as temperature monitor!

 

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

8 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.

 

SHIELD YOUR MEMORY SIGNAL WITH STEEL ARMOR

Steel Armor protects the most vulnerable point of memory transmission by shielding it from electromagnetic interference (EMI) and reinforcing the DIMM slots from twisting and bending.

 

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.

TITANIUM CHOKE III
Ti choke III has 30% improved power delivery efficiency compared to its predecessor, allowing for improved overclocking stability

90A SMART POWER STAGE
Next-gen 3-in-1 Mosfet package capable of delivering more power at precise timings with fewer components.

SOLID CAP
Japanese made Solid CAPs are built for high-reliability motherboards with their aluminum core design. These capacitors have low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) and are rated to work for more than 10-years.

 

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.

 

WINDOWS 10 CERTIFIED

With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 10. With a true dedication to performance, our R&D team has made sure everything works as intended when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI product.

 

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.

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.

 

LIGHTNING GEN 4 PCI-E

MSI lightning Gen 4 PCI-E is the latest and the fastest PCI-E data transfer solution with 64GB/s of transfer bandwidth that has doubled compared to its previous generation. PCIe 4.0 maintains both backward and forward compatibility with older and newer specifications. Optimized by steel armor design and server grade PCB, you can enjoy next-gen devices without any compromise.

 

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.

 

A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCE

MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. The XMP memory profile has 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.

 

EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTING

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.

 

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.

More room for overclocking
The longer bar means you have more room for memory overclocking. When you are doing the right thing that pushes the memory performance, the bar will shorten so you can easily know the tuning direction of overclocking with just one look.

 

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.

 

MSI CENTER

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.

Mystic Light - Create your own colorful masterpiece with ease. Splash any color you want with just a few clicks!
True Color - Optimized monitor's brightness and color in several modes for different situation, you can also customize by yourself.
User Scenario - One click for setting your computer, even customize own profile as your preference.
Hardware Monitor - Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time.
OC Setting - Tune select motherboard settings in the OC Setting menu, where options to boost core performance and optimize system cooling are presented in an intuitive interface.
Total Fan Control - Assume complete control of your fans with Total Fan Control. Set up to four CPU temperature targets and the motherboard will adjust fan speeds automatically.
LAN Manager - Elevate latency-sensitive for dedicated online games and restrict the bandwidth to non-essential programs for uninterrupted online gaming.
Duet Display - Play the game like never before with the TouchOS on iOS device and Screen Capture on second display. Turn the extended display into a gaming dashboard and show the key information from your main display.

 

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!

GAME BOOST - Quickly overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance.
XMP - Choose from a preset XMP profile and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory.
M-FLASH - Conveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility.
HARDWARE MONITOR - Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time including temperature, memory capacity, clock speed, and voltage.
MEMORY TRY IT - Get extreme speed out of your system memory and get more performance.
SEARCH & FAVORITES - A permanent search & favorite option in the top right corner moves you through the BIOS menus quickly.

 

MSI SOUND TUNE Sound Clearly. Tune Smartly.

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.

*Function may differ due to version change. Please update the latest VBIOS/BIOS/Driver through MSI official website or consult service center.

 

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 immersive 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.

 

NEXT-GEN INTEL® WI-FI 6E & BLUETOOTH

Connect to a high-speed wireless network powered by an Intel® Wi-Fi / Bluetooth solution with dedicated high quality Wi-Fi antenna, delivering AX speeds up to 2.4Gbps.

 

OPTIMIZE ONLINE GAMING TRAFFIC FOR LOWER LATENCY!

MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.

MSI LAN MANAGER
- Automatically prioritizes games above other applications -
- Allows you to change applications' traffic priority -
- Allows you to customize bandwidth for each application -

 

DUAL THUNDERBOLT™ 4 PORTS

Experience Thunderbolt 4 with unprecedented interface bandwidth speeds up to true 40Gbp and support for up to six daisy-chained devices. Additionally, Maximum 8K display support, Multi-Port Accessory Architecture and USB 4.0 compliant provide reliable connectivity and better user experience.

 

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.

 

HIGH DEFINITION ALC4082 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.

 

ESS AUDIO DAC

Recreates the optimal natural analogue sound with ultra-low distortion to ensure a perfect, realistic display of sound.

 

HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORS

A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.

 

GOLDEN AUDIO JACKS WITH S/PDIF

Keep your sound perfect by transmit your audio with pure digital signal

 

DEDICATED HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER

A dedicated headphone amplifier can drive audiophile headphones with up to 600O impedance

 

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 DESIGN

Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.

 

SEPARATED AUDIO LAYERS FOR CLEAN LEFT & RIGHT CHANNELS

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

JCORSAIR
The JCORSAIR pin header provides the max 3A(5V) power supply for the CORSAIR LED strips.

 

JRAINBOW
The JRAINBOW pin header provides the max 3A(5V) power supply for the WS2812B Addressable RGB LED strips in 75 LEDs.

Specifications

PROCESSOR

Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
Processor socket LGA1200
Please go to intel.com for compatibility information.

CHIPSET

Intel® Z590 Chipset

MEMORY

4x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB
Supports 1R 2133/ 2666/ 2933 MHz for 10th Gen Intel® CPU (by JEDEC & POR)
Supports 1R 2133/ 2666/ 2933/ 3200 MHz for 11th Gen Intel® CPU (by JEDEC & POR)
Max overclocking frequency:
- 1DPC 1R Max speed up to 5600 MHz
- 1DPC 2R Max speed up to 4800+ MHz
- 2DPC 1R Max speed up to 4400+ MHz
- 2DPC 2R Max speed up to 4000+ MHz
Supports Dual-Channel mode
Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory

EXPANSION SLOTS

3x PCIe x16 slots
- Support x16/x0/x4, x8/x8/x4, x8/x4+x4/x4
- PCI_E1 & PCI_E3 slots (From CPU)
  - Support up to PCIe 4.0 for 11th Gen Intel® CPU
  - Support up to PCIe 3.0 for 10th Gen Intel® CPU
- PCI_E5 slot (From Z590 chipset)
  - Supports up to PCIe 3.0
2x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots (From Z590 chipset)

MULTI-GPU

Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology

ONBOARD GRAPHICS

1x HDMI 2.0b with HDR port, supports a maximum resolution of 4K 60Hz
Available only on processors featuring integrated graphics.

THUNDERBOLT 4

Intel®JHL8540 Thunderbolt™ 4 Controller
2x Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB-C) ports on the back panel
- Support up to 40Gbps transfer rate with Thunderbolt devices
- Support up to 20Gbps transfer rate with USB4 devices
- Support up to 10Gbps transfer rate with USB 3.2 devices
- Support up to 5V/3A ,15W power charging
- Each port can daisy-chain up to three Thunderbolt 4 devices or five Thunderbolt 3 devices
- Supports up to 8K display (need to connect the DisplayPort of the motherboard or discrete graphics card to the Mini DisplayPort Input port on the back panel)

STORAGE

6x SATA 6Gb/s ports (from Z590 chipset)
4x M.2 slots (Key M)
- M2_1 slot (from CPU)
  - Available only on 11th Gen Intel® CPU
  - Supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
  - Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices
- M2_2, M2_3, M2_4 slots (from Z590 chipset)
  - M2_2 , M2_3 & M2_4 support up to PCIe 3.0 x4
  - M2_2 & M2_3 support up to SATA 6Gb/s
  - M2_4 slot supports PCIe only.
  - Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors

SATA2 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA SSD in the M2_2 slot.
SATA5 & SATA6 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA/PCIe SSD in the M2_3 slot.
M2_4 bandwidth will switch from x4 to x2 when PCI_E5 slot is inserted.
Before using Intel® Optane™ memory modules, please ensure that you have updated the drivers and BIOS to the latest version from MSI website.

RAID

Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

USB

Intel® Z590 Chipset
3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps ports (2 Type-A port on the back panel, 1 Type-C internal connector)
6x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports (4 Type-A port on the back panel, 2 ports available through internal USB connector)
2x USB 2.0 Type-A ports on the back panel

Hub-GL850G
4x USB 2.0 ports through internal USB connectors

AUDIO

Realtek® ALC4082 Codec + ESS SABRE9018Q2C Combo DAC/HPA
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output

LAN

1x Intel® I225V 2.5Gbps LAN controller

WIFI & BLUETOOTH

Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210
The Wireless module is pre-installed in the M.2 (Key-E) slot
Supports MU-MIMO TX/RX, 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz (160MHz) up to 2.4Gbps
Supports 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax
Supports Bluetooth® 5.2, FIPS, FISMA

Wi-Fi 6E 6GHz depend on country regulations support and will be ready in WIN10 21H1.
Bluetooth 5.2 will be ready in WIN10 21H1.

INTERNAL CONNECTORS

1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
1x 6-pin PCIE power connector
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
4x M.2 slots (M-Key)
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-C connector
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1x 4-pin water-pump fan connector
6x 4-pin system fan connectors
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
1x TPM module connector
1x Tuning Controller connector

BACK PANEL PORTS

Clear CMOS Button
USB 3.2 Gen1 5Gbps (Type-A)
USB 2.0
2.5G LAN
Thunderbolt 4 40Gbps (Type-C)
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
HD Audio Connectors
Flash BIOS Button
HDMI
USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gbps (Type-A)
Mini DisplayPort Input (for Thunderbolt passthrough)
Optical S/PDIF-Out

DIMENSIONS

12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
ATX Form Factor

MOUNTING

9 mounting holes

OPERATING SYSTEM

Support for Windows® 10 64-bit

Date Created: 03:22, 23-05-2024
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/MBDMSI5134367/MSI-MEG-Z590-ACE-ATX-Motherboard-For-Intel-10th11t