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MSI MEG Z590 Godlike ATX Motherboard For Intel 10th/11th Gen, LGA1200, Z590, 4XDDR4 Dimm, 4XM.2, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C TB, 2X DP, 2X Lan, Wifi AX+BT, HD Audio, Internal I/O; 2XUSB 3.2, 2XUSB 2.0, 1XType C Header,1X12V RGB Header, 3X5V A

MSI MEG Z590 Godlike ATX Motherboard For Intel 10th/11th Gen, LGA1200, Z590, 4XDDR4 Dimm, 4XM.2, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C TB, 2X DP, 2X Lan, Wifi AX+BT, HD Audio, Internal I/O; 2XUSB 3.2, 2XUSB 2.0, 1XType C Header,1X12V RGB Header, 3X5V A
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MSI MEG Z590 Godlike ATX Motherboard For Intel 10th/11th Gen, LGA1200, Z590, 4XDDR4 Dimm, 4XM.2, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C TB, 2X DP, 2X Lan, Wifi AX+BT, HD Audio, Internal I/O; 2XUSB 3.2, 2XUSB 2.0, 1XType C Header,1X12V RGB Header, 3X5V A

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  • Brand: MSI
  • MPN: MEG Z590 GODLIKE
  • Part #: MBDMSI5134368
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  • MB Socket: Intel LGA 1200
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Chipset: Z590
  • Form Factor: EATX
  • Multi GPU Support: Crossfire / SLI
  • Memory Type: DDR4
  • PCIE x16 Slots: 3
  • PCIE x8 Slots: N/A
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Features

 

MEG Z590 GODLIKE

- Supports 11th and 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
- Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5600(OC) MHz
- Extreme Power Design: INTERSIL digital PWM, direct 20 phases with 90A Smart Power Stage, Titanium Choke III and dual CPU power connectors to unleash the maximum performance.
- Premium Thermal Module: Wavy fin design, 8mm heatpipe, 7W/mK thermal pads, Frozr Heatsink and Aluminum Backplate ensure the extreme performance with low temperature.
- 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.
- Dynamic Dashboard II: Built-in colorful OLED screen panel indicates the status of GODLIKE and shows off your own personality.
- Latest Network Solution: Onboard 10G Super LAN, Intel 2.5G LAN and latest Wi-Fi 6E solution deliver the best online experience without lag.
- Full Armor Design: The revolutionary magnetic cover allow you showing off your PC building without messy cable when installing great amount of devices.
- Special Accessory: Exclusive accessories boost the performance and user experience - M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN 4 S, Tuning Controller and DIY Stands set.



 

 

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



 

WAVY FIN DESIGN

Compare with traditional fin-array, the exclusive wavy fin design enlarges up to 50% heat dissipation, also enhances the airflow efficiency, increases the thermal performance significantly.

 

DOUBLE SIDE M.2 SHIELD FROZR

World's fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, the double side 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.

 

FROZR HEATSINK DESIGN

MEG Z590 GODLIKE features active cooling solution for the enthusiast gamers and prosumers. The Double Ball Bearing Design, Zero Frozr Technology and dedicated software functions enhance the user experience and provide the extreme performance.

Double Ball Bearing Design

 

Total Fan Control

 

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.

- Performance mode
- Silent mode
- Manual mode

 

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.

 

DIRECT 20 PHASES POWER DESIGN

Unleash and sustain maximum performance with a flagship VRM design built with a total of direct 20+1 digital power phases. Combining dual power connectors and 90A Smart Power Stage, MEG Z590 GODLIKE is ready for breaking the world record.

 

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. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.

 

1-SECOND OVERCLOCKING!

MSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need to get more FPS.

 

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

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.

 

DYNAMIC DASHBOARD II

The next level of onboard motherboard diagnostics is here! A colorful OLED screen panel that can display the status of the GODLIKE motherboard - view a hardware monitor, read debug codes, and find other useful information. Furthermore, you can customize the display with GIF animations.

 

FULL ARMOR DESIGN

MEG Z590 GODLIKE features an exclusive full armor design that covers 90% of the motherboard area, including the messy cables. This allows you to show off your PC build thanks to the armor's magnetic design. Even more, it helps cable management and optimizes airflow arrangement.

NORMAL DESIGN

 

GODLIKE FULL ARMOR DESIGN

 

MAGNETIC DESIGN

 

EXCLUSIVE DIY ACCESSORY

GODLIKE is designed for extreme power users. To improve the user experience, the DIY Stands Set provides you a new way to build your PC platform with ease, it even supports fan installation with different scenario. Furthermore, the Tuning Controller allows power users to fine-tune the complicated overclocking parameter with just one button in your hand.

DIY STANDS SET

 

TUNING CONTROLLER

 

MORE USER FRIENDLY GADGETS

 

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.

 

PRE-INSTALLED IO

The patent-pending design protect your IO ports and makes your installation process easier and safer.

 

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.

 

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.

 

M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN 4 S

This PCI-Express card offers two extra M.2 slots with smart fan cooling solution to increase your storage capacity at maximum speed, features auto detect function for the M.2 access and the M.2 temperature for easy checking.

 

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.

 

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 - 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 build 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.

ONBOARD 10G SUPER LAN

MEG Z590 GODLIKE features high-bandwidth and low-latency onboard 10G Super LAN plus Intel 2.5G LAN for power users, provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.

 

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.

ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGN

 

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 31 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.

 

JRGB
The JRGB pin header provides the max 3A(12V) power supply for the up to 3 meters 5050 RGB LED strips showing single color.

 

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

 

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

Specifications

PROCESSOR

Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors
Processor socket LGA1200

CHIPSET

Intel® Z590 Chipset

MEMORY

4x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB 1
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 mode, un-buffered memory
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Please refer 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, x8+x8/x0/x4, x8+(x4+x4)/x0/x4
- PCI_E1 & PCI_E2 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_E3 slot (From Z590 chipset)
  - Supports up to PCIe 3.0
PCI_E3 will run at x1 speed when installing device in M2_4 slot.

MULTI-GPU

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

THUNDERBOLT 4

Intel® JHL8540 Thunderbolt™ 4 Controller
- 2x Thunderbolt™ 4 (Type-C) ports on the back panel
  - Support up to 40 Gbps transfer rate with Thunderbolt devices
  - Support up to 20 Gbps 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 (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 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s, 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
  - M2_3 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s, 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices
  - M2_4 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4, 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 SSD in the M2_3 slot.
M2_4 will run at x2 speed when installing device in PCI_E3 slot.
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, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 5 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

USB

Intel® Z590 Chipset
- 3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel and 1 Type-C internal connector)
- 2x USB 2.0 ports are available through the internal USB 2.0 connector
Hub GL850G
- 2x USB 2.0 ports are available through the internal USB 2.0 connector
Asmedia® 1074 Chipset
- 10x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports (6 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports are available through the internal USB 3.2 Gen 1 connectors)

AUDIO

Realtek® ALC4082 Codec + ESS ES9218PQ Combo DAC/HPA
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output

LAN

1x Aquantia® AQC107 10Gbps LAN controller
1x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gbps LAN controller

WIRELESS LAN & BLUETOOTH

Intel® WiFi-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 802.11a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax
- Supports Bluetooth® 5.2 , FIPS, FISMA

Wi-Fi 6E 6GHz may depend on every country's regulations 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 ATX PCIE power connector
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
4x M.2 slots (M-Key)
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-C port
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connectors (supports additional 4 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
8x 4-pin system fan connectors
1x 3-pin Water Flow connector
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x Chassis intrusion connector
2x 2-pin Thermal sensors connectors
1x TPM module connector
1x Tuning controller connector

LED FEATURE

1x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
4x EZ Debug LED
1x 4-pin RGB LED connector
2x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connectors
1x 3-pin CORSAIR LED connector
1x EZ LED Control switch

BACK PANEL PORTS

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

DIMENSIONS

12 in. x 10.9 in. (30.5 cm x 27.7 cm)
E-ATX Form Factor

MOUNTING

9 mounting holes

OPERATING SYSTEM

Support for Windows® 10 64-bit

Manufacturer Part No:
MEG Z590 GODLIKE
Brand:
MSI
Product Type:
ATX Motherboard
UPC
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Product Family:
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Shipping Weight:
2 kg
PB Part No:
MBDMSI5134368
Product Model:
MEG Z590 Godlike
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 Godlike ATX Motherboard For Intel 10th/11th Gen, LGA1200, Z590, 4XDDR4 Dimm, 4XM.2, Back I/O: 8XUSB, 2XType C TB, 2X DP, 2X Lan, Wifi AX+BT, HD Audio, Internal I/O; 2XUSB 3.2, 2XUSB 2.0, 1XType C Header,1X12V RGB Header, 3X5V A

  • Brand: MSI
  • MPN: MEG Z590 GODLIKE
  • Part #: MBDMSI5134368
PB Tech price: $1,134.78 Excluding GST PB Tech price: $1,305.00 Including GST

Date Created: 21:40, 27-11-2021
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Features

 

MEG Z590 GODLIKE

- Supports 11th and 10th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
- Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5600(OC) MHz
- Extreme Power Design: INTERSIL digital PWM, direct 20 phases with 90A Smart Power Stage, Titanium Choke III and dual CPU power connectors to unleash the maximum performance.
- Premium Thermal Module: Wavy fin design, 8mm heatpipe, 7W/mK thermal pads, Frozr Heatsink and Aluminum Backplate ensure the extreme performance with low temperature.
- 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.
- Dynamic Dashboard II: Built-in colorful OLED screen panel indicates the status of GODLIKE and shows off your own personality.
- Latest Network Solution: Onboard 10G Super LAN, Intel 2.5G LAN and latest Wi-Fi 6E solution deliver the best online experience without lag.
- Full Armor Design: The revolutionary magnetic cover allow you showing off your PC building without messy cable when installing great amount of devices.
- Special Accessory: Exclusive accessories boost the performance and user experience - M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN 4 S, Tuning Controller and DIY Stands set.



 

 

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



 

WAVY FIN DESIGN

Compare with traditional fin-array, the exclusive wavy fin design enlarges up to 50% heat dissipation, also enhances the airflow efficiency, increases the thermal performance significantly.

 

DOUBLE SIDE M.2 SHIELD FROZR

World's fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, the double side 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.

 

FROZR HEATSINK DESIGN

MEG Z590 GODLIKE features active cooling solution for the enthusiast gamers and prosumers. The Double Ball Bearing Design, Zero Frozr Technology and dedicated software functions enhance the user experience and provide the extreme performance.

Double Ball Bearing Design

 

Total Fan Control

 

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.

- Performance mode
- Silent mode
- Manual mode

 

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.

 

DIRECT 20 PHASES POWER DESIGN

Unleash and sustain maximum performance with a flagship VRM design built with a total of direct 20+1 digital power phases. Combining dual power connectors and 90A Smart Power Stage, MEG Z590 GODLIKE is ready for breaking the world record.

 

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. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.

 

1-SECOND OVERCLOCKING!

MSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need to get more FPS.

 

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

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.

 

DYNAMIC DASHBOARD II

The next level of onboard motherboard diagnostics is here! A colorful OLED screen panel that can display the status of the GODLIKE motherboard - view a hardware monitor, read debug codes, and find other useful information. Furthermore, you can customize the display with GIF animations.

 

FULL ARMOR DESIGN

MEG Z590 GODLIKE features an exclusive full armor design that covers 90% of the motherboard area, including the messy cables. This allows you to show off your PC build thanks to the armor's magnetic design. Even more, it helps cable management and optimizes airflow arrangement.

NORMAL DESIGN

 

GODLIKE FULL ARMOR DESIGN

 

MAGNETIC DESIGN

 

EXCLUSIVE DIY ACCESSORY

GODLIKE is designed for extreme power users. To improve the user experience, the DIY Stands Set provides you a new way to build your PC platform with ease, it even supports fan installation with different scenario. Furthermore, the Tuning Controller allows power users to fine-tune the complicated overclocking parameter with just one button in your hand.

DIY STANDS SET

 

TUNING CONTROLLER

 

MORE USER FRIENDLY GADGETS

 

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.

 

PRE-INSTALLED IO

The patent-pending design protect your IO ports and makes your installation process easier and safer.

 

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.

 

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.

 

M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN 4 S

This PCI-Express card offers two extra M.2 slots with smart fan cooling solution to increase your storage capacity at maximum speed, features auto detect function for the M.2 access and the M.2 temperature for easy checking.

 

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.

 

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 - 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 build 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.

ONBOARD 10G SUPER LAN

MEG Z590 GODLIKE features high-bandwidth and low-latency onboard 10G Super LAN plus Intel 2.5G LAN for power users, provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.

 

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.

ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGN

 

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 31 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.

 

JRGB
The JRGB pin header provides the max 3A(12V) power supply for the up to 3 meters 5050 RGB LED strips showing single color.

 

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

 

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

Specifications

PROCESSOR

Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors
Processor socket LGA1200

CHIPSET

Intel® Z590 Chipset

MEMORY

4x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB 1
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 mode, un-buffered memory
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Please refer 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, x8+x8/x0/x4, x8+(x4+x4)/x0/x4
- PCI_E1 & PCI_E2 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_E3 slot (From Z590 chipset)
  - Supports up to PCIe 3.0
PCI_E3 will run at x1 speed when installing device in M2_4 slot.

MULTI-GPU

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

THUNDERBOLT 4

Intel® JHL8540 Thunderbolt™ 4 Controller
- 2x Thunderbolt™ 4 (Type-C) ports on the back panel
  - Support up to 40 Gbps transfer rate with Thunderbolt devices
  - Support up to 20 Gbps 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 (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 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s, 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
  - M2_3 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s, 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices
  - M2_4 supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4, 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 SSD in the M2_3 slot.
M2_4 will run at x2 speed when installing device in PCI_E3 slot.
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, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 5 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

USB

Intel® Z590 Chipset
- 3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel and 1 Type-C internal connector)
- 2x USB 2.0 ports are available through the internal USB 2.0 connector
Hub GL850G
- 2x USB 2.0 ports are available through the internal USB 2.0 connector
Asmedia® 1074 Chipset
- 10x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports (6 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports are available through the internal USB 3.2 Gen 1 connectors)

AUDIO

Realtek® ALC4082 Codec + ESS ES9218PQ Combo DAC/HPA
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output

LAN

1x Aquantia® AQC107 10Gbps LAN controller
1x Intel® I225-V 2.5Gbps LAN controller

WIRELESS LAN & BLUETOOTH

Intel® WiFi-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 802.11a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax
- Supports Bluetooth® 5.2 , FIPS, FISMA

Wi-Fi 6E 6GHz may depend on every country's regulations 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 ATX PCIE power connector
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
4x M.2 slots (M-Key)
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-C port
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connectors (supports additional 4 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
8x 4-pin system fan connectors
1x 3-pin Water Flow connector
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x Chassis intrusion connector
2x 2-pin Thermal sensors connectors
1x TPM module connector
1x Tuning controller connector

LED FEATURE

1x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
4x EZ Debug LED
1x 4-pin RGB LED connector
2x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connectors
1x 3-pin CORSAIR LED connector
1x EZ LED Control switch

BACK PANEL PORTS

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

DIMENSIONS

12 in. x 10.9 in. (30.5 cm x 27.7 cm)
E-ATX Form Factor

MOUNTING

9 mounting holes

OPERATING SYSTEM

Support for Windows® 10 64-bit

Date Created: 21:40, 27-11-2021
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/MBDMSI5134368/MSI-MEG-Z590-Godlike-ATX-Motherboard-For-Intel-10t