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ROG STRIX Z790-A GAMING WIFI II

CPU

Intel® Socket LGA1700 for Intel® Core™ 14th & 13th Gen Processors, Intel® Core™ 12th Gen, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® ProcessorsSupports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list.
** Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.

Chipset

Intel® Z790 Chipset

Memory

4 x DIMM slots, max. 192GB, DDR5 8000+(OC)/7800(OC)/7600(OC)/7400(OC)/7200(OC)/7000(OC)/6800(OC)/6600(OC)/6400(OC)/6200(OC)/6000(OC)/5800(OC)/5600/5400/5200/5000/4800 Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory*
Dual channel memory architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory module
Supports DIMM Flex
OptiMem II
ASUS Enhanced Memory Profile II (AEMP II)
* Supported memory types, data rate (speed), and number of DRAM modules vary depending on the CPU and memory configuration, for more information please refer to CPU/Memory Support list under the Support tab of product information site or visit https://www.asus.com/support/.
** Non-ECC, un-buffered DDR5 memory supports On-Die ECC function.

Graphics

1 x DisplayPort**
1 x HDMI™ port***  
* Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types. Please refer to www.intel.com for any updates.
** Supports max. 8K@60Hz as specified in DisplayPort 1.4.
*** Supports 4K@60Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1.  
**** VGA resolution support depends on processors' or graphic cards' resolution.

Expansion Slots

Intel® Core™ Processors (14th & 13th & 12th Gen)*
1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 slot

Intel® Z790 Chipset
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot (supports x4 mode)
1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slot

* Please check the PCIe bifurcation table on the support site (https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1037507/).
- To ensure compatibility of the device installed, please refer to https://www.asus.com/support/ for the list of supported peripherals.erals.

Storage

Supports 5 x M.2 slots and 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*

Intel® Core™ Processors (14th & 13th & 12th Gen)
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110  (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)

Intel® Z790 Chipset
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
M.2_3 slot (Key M), type 2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
M.2_4 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
M.2_5 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 & SATA modes)
4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports

* Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports PCIe RAID 0/1/5/10, SATA RAID 0/1/5/10.

Ethernet

1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet
ASUS LANGuard 

Wireless & Bluetooth

Intel® Wi-Fi 7*
2x2 Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be)**
Supports 2.4/5/6GHz frequency band***
Support Wi-Fi 7 160MHz bandwidth, up to 2.4Gbps transfer rate.
Bluetooth® v5.4****

* Compatible with Windows 11 or later.
** Wi-Fi 7 MLO(Multi-link Operation) full functions support will be ready in Windows 11 2024 Platform (Windows 11 24H2) or later.
*** Wi-Fi 6GHz frequency band and bandwidth regulatory may vary between countries.
**** The Bluetooth version may vary, please refer to the Wi-Fi module manufacturer's website for the latest specifications.

USB

Rear USB (Total 12 ports)
1 x USB 20Gbps port (1 x USB Type-C®)
3 x USB 10Gbps ports (2 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®)
4 x USB 5Gbps ports (4 x Type-A)
4 x USB 2.0 ports (4 x Type-A)

Front USB (Total 7 ports)
1 x USB 20Gbps (supports USB Type-C® with up to with up to 30W PD Fast-charge )
1 x USB 5Gbps header supports 2 additional USB 5Gbps ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support 4 additional USB 2.0 ports

Audio

ROG SupremeFX 5.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC ALC4080*
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front and Rear Panel MIC Jack-retasking
- High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 110 dB SNR recording input
- Supports up to 32-Bit/384 kHz playback on front panel

Audio Features
- SupremeFX Shielding Technology
- Savitech SV3H712 AMP  
- Audio jacks
- Rear optical S/PDIF out port
- Premium audio capacitors
- Audio cover
**** The rear panel Lime (Line out) port does not support spatial audio. If you wish to use spatial audio make sure to connect your audio output device to the audio jack on the front panel of your chassis.

Back Panel I/O Ports

1 x USB 20Gbps port (1 x USB Type-C®)
3 x USB 10Gbps ports (2 x Type-A+1 x USB Type-C®)
4 x USB 5Gbps ports (4 x Type-A)
4 x USB 2.0 ports (4 x Type-A)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI™ port
1 x Wi-Fi module
1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet
2 x Audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
1 x BIOS FlashBack™ button
1 x Clear CMOS button

Internal I/O Connectors

Fan and Cooling Related
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header
1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan header
1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header
5 x 4-pin Chassis Fan headers

Power Related
1 x 24-pin main power connector
2 x 8-pin +12V power connector

Storage Related

5 x M.2 slots (Key M)
4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports

USB

1 x USB 20Gbps connector (supports USB Type-C® )
1 x USB 5Gbps header supports 2 additional USB 5Gbps ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support 4 additional USB 2.0 ports

Miscellaneous
3 x Addressable Gen 2 headers
1 x Aura RGB header
1 x CPU Over voltage jumper
1 x Front panel audio header (F_AUDIO)
1 x 20-3 pin system panel header with Chassis intrude function
1 x Thermal sensor header
1 x Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) header

Special Features

Extreme Engine Digi+
- 5K Black metallic capacitors

ASUS Q-Design
- M.2 Q-Latch
- PCIe Slot Q-Release
- Q-Antenna
- Q-DIMM
- Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green]) with DRAM Detection
- Q-Slot

ASUS Thermal Solution

- M.2 heatsink backplate
- M.2 heatsink
- VRM heatsink design

ASUS EZ DIY
- BIOS FlashBack™ button
- BIOS FlashBack™ LED
- Clear CMOS button
- CPU Socket lever protector
- ProCool II
- Pre-mounted I/O shield
- SafeSlot
- SafeDIMM

Aura Sync
- Aura RGB header
- Addressable Gen 2 headers

Front Panel USB 20Gbps with PD Fast Charge Support

- Support: up to 30W charging
- Support: USB power delivery notification with power output wattage display
- Output: 5V/9V max. 3A, 12V max 2.5A
- Compatible with PD3.0

Software Features

ROG Exclusive Software
- ROG CPU-Z
- DTS® Sound Unbound

ASUS Exclusive Software
Armoury Crate
- AIDA64 Extreme (60 days free trial)
- Aura Creator
- Aura Sync
- Fan Xpert 4 (with AI Cooling II)
- GameFirst
- Power Saving
- Sonic Studio
- Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
AI Suite 3
- Easy Optimization with AI Overclocking
- TPU
- DIGI+ VRM
- Turbo app
- PC Cleaner
MyASUS
USB Wattage Watcher
Intel® Unison™
Adobe Creative Cloud (Free Trial)
Norton 360 for Gamers (60 Days Free Trial)
WinRAR (40 Days Free Trial)

UEFI BIOS
AI Overclocking Guide
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
- ASUS MyHotkey
FlexKey
MemTest86

BIOS

256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Accessories

Cables
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables

Additional Cooling Kit
1 x Thermal pad for M.2

Miscellaneous
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Q-Antenna
1 x Cable ties package
1 x M.2 backplate Q-Latch package
1 x M.2 Q-Latch package
1 x ROG key chain
1 x ROG Strix stickers
2 x M.2 rubber packages
1 x M.2 backplate Rubber package

Documentation
1 x Quick start guide

Operating System

Windows® 11, Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
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