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ROG STRIX Z790-A GAMING WIFI II

ASUS ROG Strix Z790-A Gaming WiFi II, Intel® Z790 LGA 1700 ATX motherboard, 16 + 1 power stages, DDR5, Five M.2 slots, PCIe® 5.0x16 SafeSlot with Q-Release, WiFi 7 with new White Wi-Fi Antenna, USB 20Gbps Type-C® with PD 3.0 up to 30W, AI Overclocking, AI Cooling II, and Aura Sync RGB

  • Intel® LGA 1700 socket: Ready for Next-Gen Intel® Core™ processors & 13th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, 12th Gen Intel Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
  • Robust Power Solution: 16 + 1 power stages rated for 70A, dual ProCool II power connectors, high-quality alloy chokes, and durable capacitors are all leveraged to support the latest multi-core processors
  • Optimized VRM Thermals: Massive heatsinks bridged to the VRM with high-conductivity thermal pads, and with an integrated I/O cover
  • Ample M.2 Support: Five PCIe® 4.0 M.2 slots all with heatsinks, and the topmost one also sports a backplate for additional cooling
  • Abundant Connectivity: USB 20Gbps Type-C® rear I/O port and additional front-panel connector with PD 3.0 up to 30W, seven USB 3.2 10Gbps and 5Gbps ports, PCIe 5.0 x16 SafeSlot, HDMI® 2.1, and DisplayPort™ 1.4
  • High-Performance Networking: On-board WiFi 7 and Intel 2.5G Ethernet with ASUS LANGuard
  • Intelligent Control: ASUS-exclusive AI Overclocking, AI Cooling II, AI Networking, and Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation to simplify setup and improve performance 
  • Immersive Gaming Audio: ALC4080 with Savitech SV3H712 amplifier, along with DTS® Sound Unbound and Sonic Studio
  • Unmatched Personalization: ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting, including one RGB header and three addressable Gen 2 headers
  • DIY-Friendly Design: PCIe Slot Q-Release, M.2 Q-Latch, pre-mounted I/O shield, Q-LED with DRAM Detection, Q-Antenna, BIOS FlashBack™ button, BIOS FlashBack LED, and Clear CMOS button
  • Renowned Software: Bundled with 9-month Intel Unison, 60-day AIDA64 Extreme trial subscription and intuitive UEFI BIOS dashboard with integrated MemTest86

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Introducing the new ROG Strix Z790-A Gaming II

The biggest innovation on the new model is support for WiFi 7, a standard that began to penetrate the market this year, and a greater expansion is expected next year.

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ROG Strix Z790-A Gaming WiFi II

The ROG Strix Z790-A Gaming WIFI II comes with a robust VRM topped with a stout silver heatsink that comfortably articulates power for the latest Intel® 14th Gen Core processors, while PCIe 5.0, WiFi 7, and high-speed USB flesh out the board's fluency across a variety of disciplines.


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The ROG Strix Z790-A II is ready to launch into lightspeed.
  • 16+1+2 Power Stages
  • x1 PCIe 5.0 x16 slot

  • One-click fan tuning

  • x1 I/O port, and x1 connector for PD 3.0 at 30W

  • Effortless performance boost

DIY-FRIENDLY FEATURES

  • Q-Antenna

  • PCIE® SLOT Q-RELEASE

  • M.2 Q-Latch

  • CLEAR CMOS &
    BIOS FlashBack™

  • Q-LED

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Cooling
  • Gaming Immersion
  • Connectivity

BUILT FOR SPEED AND EXPANSION

Strix Z790-A II performance specifications
Strix Z790-A II performance specifications
  1. Dual ProCool II Power Connectors
  2. Intel® Socket LGA1700 for Intel® Core™ 14th & 13th Gen Processors, Intel® Core™ 12th Gen, Pentium® Gold, and Celeron® Processors
  3. Expansion Slots
    • 1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 SafeSlot (x16) [CPU]
    • 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot (x4) [CHIPSET]
    • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slot [CHIPSET]
  4. 16(70A)+1(70A)+2 Power Stages
  5. DDR5 8000+ (OC)
    • 4 x DIMM
    • Dual Channel
  6. 5 x M.2 Slots
    • 2 x M.2 22110 (PCIe 4.0 x4)
    • 2 x M.2 2280 (PCIe 4.0 x4)
    • 1 x M.2 2280 (PCIe 4.0 x4, SATA)

ALL-ROUND PERFORMANCE

Robust power delivery, breakneck DDR5 memory, speedy storage, and comprehensive cooling elevate any build with the ROG Strix Z790-A II at its center.

  • PCIe 5.0
  • Power Design
  • Memory
  • Cooling

AI OVERCLOCKING

Tuning is now faster and smarter than ever before. ASUS AI Overclocking profiles the CPU and cooling to predict the optimal configuration and push the system to its limits. Predicted values can be engaged automatically or used as a launching ground for further experimentation.

AI Overclocking lets you automatically optimize performance. AI Overclocking lets you automatically optimize performance.

LEADING CONNECTIVITY

Next-gen connectivity and low-latency networking are hallmarks of the ROG ecosystem, and the Strix Z790-A II delivers both of them in full. Joining them is an advanced audio solution for immersive sound so you can pick out the slightest cues and nuances.

  • USB
  • Audio

WIFI 7

With Multi-Link Operation (MLO)*, WiFi 7** can outperform WiFi 6E to deliver faster speeds, higher reliability and increased data transfer efficiency.


Learn more about Multi-Link Operation (MLO) and WiFi 7 technology. https://www.asus.com/content/wifi7/


* MLO (Multi-link Operation) full functions support will be ready in Windows 11 2024 Platform (Windows 11 24H2) or later.
** WiFi 7 features require onboard WiFi chipset, WiFi AP, and WiFi 7-supported operating systems to support the corresponding features.

Intel 2.5G Ethernet

Low-latency gaming, speedy file transfers, and high-resolution video streaming are among the many perks of onboard Intel® 2.5 Gbps Ethernet.

  • ASUS WiFi Q-Antenna

  • Fast Check

  • Direction Finder

USB 20Gbps

The Strix Z790-A II comes loaded with two USB 20Gbps Type-C® connectors for speedy data transfers up to 20Gbps. One is a port on the rear I/O; the other can be attached to the chassis front panel and it also features Power Delivery (PD) 3.0 technology to quickly charge devices up to 30W.

  • The Strix Z790-A II features a USB 20Gbps front-panel connector with 30W charging.
  • The Strix Z790-A II features a USB 20Gbps rear I/O port.

USB Wattage Watcher

USB Wattage Watcher allows users to monitor the current wattage delivered to a device connected to the USB 20Gbps Type-C® front-panel connector. With USB Wattage Watcher, users can glance at their device's charging wattage in real-time and check on their device’s Fast-Charging status.

USB WATTAGE WATCHER UI Interface

PLAY IN STYLE

Bold aesthetics and Aura Sync RGB controls let the ROG Strix Z790-A II shine in every build.

  • Aura Sync
  • COMPATIBILITY
  • Ecosystem
  • PHOTO
  • VIDEO

UNDENIABLY ROG STRIX

The ROG Strix Z790-A II boldly embraces the light, for an alternate take on build themes to its dark and brooding brother, the Strix Z790-F. Silver metallic heatsinks pop against a dark PCB backdrop and call attention to the board's high capacity for thermal management. A transparent layer on the I/O shield adds a unique touch and emphasizes the customizable RGB logo below. The whole design is tied together with ROG-centric detailing on the board, heatsinks, and I/O shield for a vibrant and futuristic outlook. Pair the Strix Z790-A II with other products from the diverse ROG ecosystem to create a fully-customized gaming setup that reflects your personal style.

The Strix Z790-A II front and back designs offer a clean, modern aesthetic.

SOFTWARE UTILITIES

A myriad of ROG-exclusive tools put advanced system tuning and configuration at your fingertips.

  • Optimization
  • Gaming Audio
  • AIDA64 Extreme
  • Armoury Crate
  • TWO-WAY AI NOISE CANCELATION
  • AI NETWORKING
Strix Z790-A II AI Cooling II user interface

AI COOLING II

Balance the thermals and acoustics of any build with a single click. A proprietary ASUS algorithm slashes unnecessary noise while running a quick stress test, and then monitors CPU temperatures to dynamically adjust fans to optimal speeds.

A tree with the ROG logo in the background A tree with the ROG logo in the background

Dare to Be Green

We at the Republic of Gamers are on a mission to create a sustainable future where all gamers can flourish on the planet we call home.

Every step counts, and as part of ROG’s commitment to creating a more sustainable future, ROG has begun to utilize post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic and paper materials certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC™) in the packaging of motherboard.

For those who dare, join us on our journey as we make the world a better place.

Intel® Unison™

Our latest ROG and ROG Strix Z790 WiFi 7 motherboards help you unify your tech life with a free 9-month subscription to Intel Unison.

Intel Unison lets you use a compatible tablet as a second display, wirelessly transfer content between your phone, computer and tablet, and to do thing like accessing your smartphone’s picture photos while you’re working from on your PC. You can also keep an eye on your text messages and notifications while you’re working on your PC to stay connected without losing your flow, and you can even make phone calls without touching your phone.

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Note: Certain functions are expected to be operational in Q4 2023; however, the actual support will be contingent upon Intel's preparedness.
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