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ASUS Motherboard Prime Z390-A LGA1151 DDR4 DisplayPort HDMI M.2 USB 3.1 Gen2 Gigabit LAN ATX Retail

PRIME Z390-A
ASUS Motherboard Prime Z390-A LGA1151 DDR4 DisplayPort HDMI M.2 USB 3.1 Gen2 Gigabit LAN ATX Retail
PRIME Z390-A
ASUS Motherboard Prime Z390-A LGA1151 DDR4 DisplayPort HDMI M.2 USB 3.1 Gen2 Gigabit LAN ATX Retail
PRIME Z390-A
ASUS Motherboard Prime Z390-A LGA1151 DDR4 DisplayPort HDMI M.2 USB 3.1 Gen2 Gigabit LAN ATX Retail
PRIME Z390-A
ASUS Motherboard Prime Z390-A LGA1151 DDR4 DisplayPort HDMI M.2 USB 3.1 Gen2 Gigabit LAN ATX Retail
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Product Details
Intel LGA 1151 ATX motherboard with AI Overclocking, DDR4 4266 MHz, Dual M.2, HDMI, Intel Optane memory ready, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C
AI overclocking: Quickly optimizes your CPU performance based on the CPU and cooler, achieving results that are extremely close to manual tuning by experts.
OptiMem II: Careful routing of traces and vias, plus ground layer optimizations to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking
Enhanced power solution: Premium components in the ASUS Motherboard Prime Z390-A provide better power efficiency
UEFI BIOS: New UEFI options include a search function that allows you to find settings easily
Industry-leading cooling options: Comprehensive controls for fans and AIO pimp, via Fan Xpert 4 or the acclaimed UEFI
M.2 heatsink: The Intel LGA 1151 ATX has an ultra-efficient heatsink that reduces M.2 SSD temperatures by up to 20°C for unthrottled transfer speeds and enhanced reliability
Next-gen connectivity: Supreme flexibility with Intel Optane memory ready, Intel® RST support, Thunderbolt 3 header and dual M.2 support
ASUS Aura Sync: Controllable onboard RGB lighting easily syncs with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware
Detail Specifications
CPU
Intel Socket 1151 for 8th Generation CoreTM Pentium/Celeron Processors 
Supports Intel 14 nm CPU
Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 
(Note: The Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.)
(Note: Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list)
Chipset
Intel Z390
Memory
4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4
4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/
3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered MemoryNote
Dual Channel Memory Architecture 
Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
(Note: Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).)
(Note: The maximum memory frequency supported varies by processor.)
Graphic
Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel HD Graphics support 
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports 
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 at 30 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB (for iGPU exclusively)
Supports Intel InTruTM 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, InsiderTM
Multi-GPU Support
Supports NVIDIA 2-Way SLITM Technology 
Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireXTM Technology
Expansion Slots
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x8/x8, x8/x4+x4Note, x8+x4+x4/x0Note-2)Footnote1
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)Footnote4
3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 
(Note: For 2 SSD on CPU support, install a Hyper M.2 X16 card (sold separately) into the PCIeX16_2 slot, enable this card under BIOS settings.)
(Note-2: For 3 SSD on CPU support, install a Hyper M.2 X16 card (sold separately) into the PCIeX16_1 slot, enable this card under BIOS settings.
Storage
Intel Z390 Chipset : 
- 1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
- 1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA and PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)Footnote5
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
- Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
- Intel OptaneTM Memory Ready 
Intel CPU with Intel Rapid Storage Technology support (RAID 0 and RAID 1)
LAN
Intel I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
ASUS Turbo LAN Utility
ASUS LAN Guard
Audio
Realtek ALC S1220A 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 3
- Power pre-regulator reduces power input noise to ensure consistent performance
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Internal audio Amplifier to enhance the highest quality sound for headphone and speakers
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
- Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playbackFootnote6
Audio Feature : 
- DTS Connect
- DTS Headphone:X 
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
- Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference
- Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals
- Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
- Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs
USB Ports
Intel Z390 Chipset : 
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) 
Intel Z390 Chipset : 
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (2 at mid-board) 
Intel Z390 Chipset : 
- 6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at mid-board) 
Special Features
5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
- 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo Core App
- Procool Power connector design
TPU
- Auto Tuning, TPU, GPU Boost
Fan Xpert4
- Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors selection for optimized system cooling control
ASUS 5X Protection III : 
- ASUS SafeSlot Core: Fortified PCIe Slot prevents damage
- ASUS LANGuard: Protects against LAN surges, lightning strikes and static-electricity discharges 
- ASUS Overvoltage Protection: World-class circuit-protecting power design
- ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O: 3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability 
- ASUS DIGI+ VRM: Digital 9 phase power design with Dr. MOS
ASUS Optimem II:
- Improved DDR4 Stability
ASUS EPU : 
- EPU 
ASUS Exclusive Features : 
- MemOK II
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger 
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution : 
- Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution and MOS Heatsink 
- ASUS Fan Xpert 4
ASUS EZ DIY : 
- ASUS O.C. Tuner
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 
- ASUS EZ Flash 3 
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
ASUS Q-Design : 
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED) 
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM 
- ASUS Q-Connector
AURA: RGB Lighting Control
Turbo APP
- featuring system performance tuning for selected applications
M.2 Onboard(The latest transfer technologies with up to 32Gb/s data transfer speeds) 
Back I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s) 
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s) 
3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (teal blue)Type-A, 
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue) Type-A, 
2 x USB 2.0 
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jack(s) 
Internal I/O Ports
2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
1 x Lighting Control RGB Strip Header(s) 
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 front panel TypeCTM connector
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) 
3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s) 
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA and PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode) 
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode) 
1 x TPM header
1 x COM port(s) connector(s) 
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s) 
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin) 
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin) 
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (2 x 4 -pin) 
1 x AIO_PUMP connector (1 x 4 -pin) 
1 x W_PUMP+ connector 
1 x S/PDIF out header(s) 
1 x Thunderbolt header (5-pin) for ASUS ThunderboltEX series support
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s) 
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s) 
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP) 
1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector) 
1 x MemOK II switch(es) 
1 x CPU OV
1 x Power-on button(s) 
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s) 
1 x Node Connector(s) 
1 x Mono Out header
1 x EXT_Fan header
1 x Thermal sensor connector
1 x M.2 Fan Header
Accessories
Users manual
ASUS Q-Shield
3 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s) 
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M) 
1 x Q-Connector
1 x SCD 
1 x CPU Fan Holder
BIOS
128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, SM BIOS 3.1, ACPI 6.1, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 AI OC Guide, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F9 Search, F12 PrintScreen, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information
Manageability
WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE
Support Disc
Drivers
ASUS Utilities
ASUS EZ Update 
Anti-virus software (OEM version) 
Operating System
Windows 10 64-bit
Form Factor
ATX Form Factor 
12.0 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm ) 
Note
Footnote1: PCIEX16_1 slot supports up to 3 Intel PCIe NVME SSDs via a Hyper M.2 X16 series Card. (Footnote3)
Footnote2: PCIEX16_2 slot supports up to 2 Intel PCIe NVME SSDs via a Hyper M.2 X16 series Card. (Footnote3)
Footnote3: Hyper M.2 X16 series card sold separately. Install a Hyper M.2 X16 series card and enable this card under BIOS settings.
Footnote4: The PCIe x16_3 slot shares bandwidth with SATA_5 and SATA_6. The PCIe x16_3 is default set at x2 mode. 
Footnote5: The M.2_1 socket shares bandwidth with SATA_1 port when using M.2 SATA devices. Adjust BIOS settings to use a SATA device.
Footnote6: Only available under Windows 10.
Item Dimension(L inchxW inchxH inch)
13 x 11 x 3
Weight
4.00lb
Warranty Information
3 Years


SKU: MB51ASU-PRIME Z390-A
Weight: 3 lbs
Interfaces/Ports: DisplayPort & HDMI
Chipset: Intel Z390
CPU Socket: H4 LGA-1151
# of Memory Slots: 4
CPU Generation: 9th Generation Intel CPU
Brand: ASUS
Memory Technology: DDR4 Support
Form Factor: ATX
Brand: ASUS
ATX - 1 x Processor Support - 64 GB DDR4 SDRAM Maximum RAM - 3 GHz O.C., 2.80 GHz O.C., 3.60 GHz O.C., 3.87 GHz O.C., 3.73 GHz O.C., 2.40 GHz, 3.20 GHz O.C., 4 GHz O.C., 4.27 GHz O.C., 3.30 GHz O.C., 3.47 GHz O.C., ... ... Memory Speed Supported - UDIMM, DIMM - 4 x Memory Slots - Intel Optane Memory Ready - Serial ATA/600 RAID Supported Controller - Yes - 10, 5, 1, 0 RAID Levels - CPU Dependent Video - HDMI - 7.1 Audio Channels - Gigabit Ethernet - 3 x PCI Express x1 Slots - 3 - 8 - 26
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