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ROG STRIX Z790-I GAMING WIFI

CPU

Intel® Socket LGA1700 for Intel® Core™ 14th & 13th Gen Processors, Intel® Core™ 12th Gen, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
Supports 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

2 x DIMM, Max. 96GB, DDR5
7600(OC)/7400(OC)/7200(OC)/7000(OC)/6800(OC)/6600(OC)/6400(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/
5600/ 5400/ 5200/ 5000/ 4800MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory*
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile
(XMP)
OptiMem II
* We recommend active airflow to ensure beter memory performance
* Supported memory types, data rate(Speed),
and number of DRAM modules vary depending on the CPU and memory configuration,
for more information refer to www.asus.com for memory support list.
* Non-ECC, Un-buffered DDR5 Memory supports On-Die ECC function

Graphics

1 x HDMI® port***  
2 x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 4 ports (USB
Type-C®) support DisplayPort and Thunderbolt™ video outputs****
* Graphics specifications may vary between
CPU types. Please refer to www.intel.com for any updates.
*** Supports 4K@60Hz as specified in HDMI
2.1.  
**** VGA resolution support depends on
processors' or graphic cards' resolution.

Expansion Slots

Intel® 13th & 12th Gen Processors*
1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 slot (supportsx16 or x8/x8 mode)
* 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.
A resolution support depends on processors'
or graphic cards' resolution.

Storage

Total supports 2 x M.2 slots and 2 x SATA
6Gb/s ports
Intel® 13th & 12th Gen Processors

M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2280 (supports
PCIe 5.0 x4 mode// PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)***
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280
(supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports****
*** M.2_1 comes from Intel® Z790 Chipset
when switched to PCIe 4.0 x4 mode
**** Install ROG FPS-II Card to support 2 x
SATA 6Gb/s ports.

2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports****
*AMD RAIDXpert2 Technology supports both
NVMe RAID 0/1 and SATA RAID 0/1.
**** Install ROG FPS-II Card to support 2 x
SATA 6Gb/s ports

Ethernet

1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet
ASUS LANGuard

Wireless & Bluetooth

Wi-Fi 6E
2x2 Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
Supports 2.4/5/6GHz frequency band*
Bluetooth v5.3
* WiFi 6E 6GHz regulatory may vary between
countries, and function will be ready in Windows 11 or later.

USB

Rear USB (Total 9 ports)
2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 port(s) (2 x USB
Type-C®)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port(s) (1 x USB
Type-C®)
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (3 x Type-A)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s) (1 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 x Type-A)
Front USB (Total 3 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 connector supports 1
USB Type-C®
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header(s) support(s) 2
additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
ROG STRIX HIVE (Total 2 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port ( 1 x USB Type-C®)
1 x USB 2.0 port(s) (1 x Type-A)
ROG FPS-II Card (Total 3 ports)
2 x USB 2.0 header(s) additional 3 USB 2.0
ports**

Audio

ROG High Definition Audio CODEC ALC4050
- Supports: Jack-detection
- High quality 118 dB SNR stereo playback output and 94 dB SNR recording input
- Supports up to 32-Bit/384 kHz playback
Audio Features
- ROG Hyper-Grounding Technology
- ESS® SABRE9260Q DAC
- Silver-plated audio jacks
- Optical S/PDIF out port & USB Type-C®  port with indepent power solution
*** All audio functions on ROG STRIX Z790-I GAMING WIFI are supported through the ROG STRIX HIVE.

Back Panel I/O Ports

2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 USB Type-C® port(s)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port(s) (1 x USB
Type-C®)
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (3 x Type-A)
(supports ROG STRIX HIVE)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s) (1 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 x Type-A)
1 x HDMI® port
1 x Wi-Fi Module
1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet port
1 x Clear CMOS button

Internal I/O Connectors

Fan and Cooling related
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header(s)
1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header(s)
1 x 4-pin Chassis Fan header(s)
Power related
1 x 24-pin Main Power connector
1 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
Storage related
2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
USB
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 connector (support(s)
USB Type-C® )
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header(s) support(s) 2
additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
Miscellaneous
1 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
1 x Aura RGB header(s)
1 x Thermal Sensor header
2 x USB Type-C® connectors to Install ROG
FPS-II card
ROG FPS-II card
2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
1 x CPU Over Voltage jumper
1 x Thermal Sensor header
1 x Front Panel header
1 x Alternative PCIe Mode switch
2 x USB 2.0 header(s) support(s) additional
3 USB 2.0 ports

Special Features

Extreme Engine Digi+
- 5K Black Metallic Capacitors
ASUS Q-Design
- M.2 Q-Latch
- Q-DIMM
- Q-Slot
ASUS Thermal Solution
- M.2 heatsink backplate
- M.2 heatsink
- VRM heatsink design
ASUS EZ DIY
- Clear CMOS button
- CPU Socket lever protector
- ProCool II
- Pre-mounted I/O shield
- SafeSlot
- SafeDIMM
Aura Sync
- Aura RGB header(s)
- Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
ROG STRIX HIVE
1 x USB Type-C® connects to Motherboard
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (1 x USB Type-C®)
1 x USB 2.0 port(s) (1 x Type-A with BIOS
FlashBack™)
1 x Headphone jack with Mic in
1 x Mic in jack with Optical S/PDIF out
1 x AI OC button
1 x FlexKey button
1 x BIOS FlashBack™  button
1 x Volume Control Knob with Mute Button
Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA
[white], Boot Device [yellow green])

Software Features

ROG Exclusive Software
- GameFirst VI
- ROG CPU-Z
- Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual
Mixer + Sonic Suite Companion
- Sonic Radar III
- 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)
- Power Saving
- Two-Way AI Noise Cancellation
AI Suite 3
- Easy Optimization with AI Overclocking
- TPU
- DIGI+ VRM
- Turbo app
- PC Cleaner
MyAsus
Norton 360 for Gamers
WinRAR
UEFI BIOS
AI Overclocking Guide
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
FlexKey
MemTest86

BIOS

256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Accessories

Cables
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
1 x ROG USB2.0 splitter cable
1 x Panel Cable
ROG FPS-II Card
1 x ROG FPS-II Card
ROG STRIX HIVE
1 x ROG STRIX HIVE
1 x USB Type-C® power connection cable
Additional Cooling Kit
1 x Thermal pad for M.2
Miscellaneous
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi moving antennas
1 x Cable ties pack
1 x Rubber Package(s) for M.2
1 x Q-Latch package(s) for M.2
1 x ROG key chain
1 x ROG Strix stickers
1 x ROG Strix thank you card
Installation Media
1 x User guide

Operating System

Windows® 11, Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

Mini-ITX Form Factor
6.7 inch x 6.7 inch( 17cm x 17cm)
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