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Z490 Steel Legend

Asrock Z490 Steel Legend ATX Intel Z490

€221.50
Intel Z490, Socket 1200, 4x DDR4 DIMM, 2.5G LAN, PCI Express 3.0 x16, SATA III, Ultra M.2, SPDIF, DP, HDMI, USB 3.2, ATX, 305x244 mm
Steel Legend represents the philosophical state of rock-solid durability and irresistible aesthetics. Built around most demanding specs and features, the Steel Legend series aims at daily users and mainstream enthusiasts! Providing a strong array of materials/components to ensure a stable and reliable performance.

PCI Express 4.0 Hardware Ready!
Welcome to the PCI Express 4.0 new era and be a smart buyer with ASRock motherboards! Z490 enthusiast level motherboards equipped with luxury components that allows geeks to be hardware ready for PCI Express 4.0 standard !

PCIE 4.0 Clock Generator
An additional external base clock generator that delivers PCI Express 4.0 standard.

PCIE 4.0 M.2 Socket
Hyper M.2 Key M socket, wth PCI Express 4.0 hardware for x4 high speed SSDs.

PCIE 4.0 Steel Slot
Equipped with reinforced steel slot which is based on PCI Express 4.0 hardware requirement.

Nahimic Audio
Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.

The Sound Tracker is a visual indicator that points out the directions from which predominant sounds are coming. Each sound is properly positioned in 360° on a radar for a full immersion during the game.

Base Frequency Boost (BFB) Technology
Who ever said that only K series CPUs and the Z-family platform are capable of being performed with maximum power. Via ASRock BFB (Boost Frequency Boost) Technology, users may install their non K series CPUs to ASRock’s 400 series motherboards (even non Z models) and enjoy the base frequency boost with the hidden power of processors immediately.

Dr. MOS
Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Compared to traditional discrete MOSFETs, it intelligently delivers higher current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

Premium 60A Power Choke
Compared to traditional chokes, ASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

Heat Dissipating PCB Technology
Luxurious features extend to the onboard heat dissipating PCB points. Heat Dissipating PCB gives the motherboard a more mysterious touch and this design effectively takes the heat away from PCB and lower down the temperature up to 4.1 degrees!

2oz Copper PCB
2 ounce copper inner layers that provide stable signal traces and power shapes! Delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking, it's able to support the latest DDR4 memory modules with most extreme memory performance!

RULE YOUR OWN LIGHTING WAY - POLYCHROME RGB
ASRock motherboards deliver stunning performance and superior aesthetics to rule your own colorful lighting way! ASRock offers a very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and any RGB devices smoothly. Devices can be synchronized across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories as well.

*The addressable RGB LED header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strip (5V/Data/GND), with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V), a max of 80 LEDs and length within 2 meters.
*The RGB LED header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B), with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V) and length within 2 meters.

Dragon 2.5 Gb/s LAN
The intelligent 2.5Gb/s LAN platform is built for maximum networking performance for the demanding requirements of home networking, content creators, online gamers and high-quality streaming media. Boost networking performance up to 2.5X the bandwidth compared to the standard gigabit Ethernet, you’ll enjoy the faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.

Automatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother, stutter-free in-game performance and the competitive edge.

A SOLID M.2-SOLUTION PERFORMER
Dual M.2 For SSD

Ready for higher capacity and even faster Type 22110 M.2 NVMe SSD to fulfill the need of performance. Two Ultra M.2 sockets that support both SATA3 6Gb/s and PCIe Gen3 x4 modes, pushing data transfer speeds up to 32Gb/s.

M.2 Armors
Good M.2 SSD protection is important for longevity and stability. ASRock provides a completed M.2 armor solution that makes SSDs to run in a certain low temperature.

Reinforced Steel Slot [PCIe 4.0 Version]
The reinforced steel slot comes with the next generation PCI Express 4.0 standard. The various benefits include:
- Extra anchor points
- Stronger latch
- Ensure signal stability
- Make sure heavy graphics cards to be well-installed.

Front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C
Front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C header delivers up to 5 Gbps data transfer rate and next generation reversible USB design to the front panel of computer case.

Dual USB 3.2 Gen2 (Type-A + Type-C)
This motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next generation USB 3.2 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.

M.2 (KEY E) For WiFi
Besides the onboard LAN port, users may also choose 802.11ac wireless connections by M.2 (Key E) slot.
*Wi-Fi module is not included.

Flexible Integrated I/O Shield
Unlike most so called pre-mounted I/O shield that is only decorated with fancy color schemes. We reserve more tolerance space and allow IO shield is adjustable when installing, thus fitting chassis perfectly without any mechanical issue.

Gold Audio Jacks
Everything will wear off in time, but gold looks better! Gold audio jack provides stable sound transmission!

Water Pump Header
This is not only a standard CPU fan header, but also supports water pumps! This header provides a maximum of 2A power for supporting the most popular water pumps. User also can adjust the voltage of water pump to get higher cooling performance with lower noise.

Live Update & APP Shop
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.more

Full Spike Protection
Some sensitive digital components on the motherboard are vulnerable to power surges, the excessive current may cause your system to malfunction immediately. ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.
More Information
SKU Z490 Steel Legend
EAN 4710483931024
Specification
Technical details
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z490
PC health monitoringFan, Temperature, Voltage
Parallel processing technology supportCrossFireX,Quad-GPU CrossFireX
HDMI version1.4
Motherboard form factorATX
Component forPC
Audio
Audio output channels7.1 channels
Performance
Supported storage drive typesHDD & SSD
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z490
RAID levels0,1,5,10
PC health monitoringFan, Temperature, Voltage
CertificationFCC, CE, ErP/EuP
Audio output channels7.1 channels
Motherboard form factorATX
Component forPC
Processor
Processor manufacturerIntel
Compatible processor seriesIntel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™ i3, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, Intel Core i9, Intel® Pentium®
Maximum number of SMP processors1
Memory
Number of memory slots4
Memory slots typeDIMM
Supported memory typesDDR4-SDRAM
Memory channelsDual-channel
ECCYes
Non-ECCYes
Supported memory clock speeds2133,2400,2666,2800,2933,3200,3600,3733,3800,3866,4000,4133,4266,4400 MHz
Maximum internal memory128 GB
Unbuffered memoryYes
Storage controllers
Supported storage drive typesHDD & SSD
Supported storage drive interfacesSerial ATA III
RAID levels0,1,5,10
Graphics
Parallel processing technology supportCrossFireX,Quad-GPU CrossFireX
OpenGL version4.5
Maximum resolution4096 x 2304 pixels
HDCPYes
DirectX version12.0
Internal I/O
Thunderbolt headers1
12V power connectorYes
Supported storage drive interfacesSerial ATA III
USB 2.0 connectors2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors2
TPM connectorYes
Number of SATA III connectors6
Number of COM connectors1
Number of chassis fan connectors5
Front panel audio connectorYes
CPU fan connectorYes
ATX Power connector (24-pin)Yes
RGB LED pin headerYes
Rear panel I/O ports
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity2
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity1
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity1
DisplayPort version1.4
USB 2.0 ports quantity2
WiFi-AP antenna jack2
S/PDIF out portYes
PS/2 ports quantity1
HDMI version1.4
HDMI ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
DisplayPorts quantity1
Digital audio optical out1
Network
Ethernet LANYes
Wi-FiNo
Wake-on-LAN readyYes
LAN controllerDragon RTL8125BG
Ethernet interface type2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
Features
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z490
PC health monitoringFan, Temperature, Voltage
CertificationFCC, CE, ErP/EuP
Audio output channels7.1 channels
Motherboard form factorATX
Component forPC
Audio chipRealtek ALC1200
Expansion slots
PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots3
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots2
BIOS
BIOS typeUEFI AMI
BIOS memory size128 Mbit
ACPI version6.0
System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) version2.7
Video
OpenGL version4.5
Maximum resolution4096 x 2304 pixels
HDCPYes
DirectX version12.0
Certificates
CertificationFCC, CE, ErP/EuP
Software
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10
Drivers includedYes
Weight & dimensions
Width305 mm
Depth244 mm
Packaging content
Drivers includedYes
Cables includedSATA
Manufacturer Asrock
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