ASRock Z490 Taichi Review & Specs

Asrock Z490 Taichi Intel Z490 Socket 1200 CrossFireX/SLI HDMI Display Port AX WiFi M.2 ATX

Asrock Z490 Taichi Intel Z490 Socket 1200 CrossFireX/SLI HDMI Display Port AX WiFi M.2 ATX

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  • Supports 10 Th Gen And Future Generation Intel Core TM Processors
  • (Socket 1200)
  • 14 Phase Dr.MOS Power Design
  • Supports DDR4 4666Mhz+ (OC)
  • 3 Pcie 3.0 X16, 2 Pcie 3.0 X1
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI TM , AMD 3-Way Crossfirex

Specifications Overview

  • Z490 Taichi
  • 90-MXBBQ0-A0UAYZ
Release Date May 2020

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Socket LGA1200
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel Z490
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4333Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz 4666Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Dragon RTL8125BG
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000/2500Mbps + 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C Port (20Gb/s) (ASMedia ASM3242) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • * M2_3
  • SATA3_4
  • SATA3_5 and USB32_TC_1 share lanes. If either one of them is in use
  • USB32_TC_1 will downgrade to 16Gb/s max.
  • 5 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
  • * USB3_3 is from Intel Z490; USB3_12 and USB3_4_5 are from ASMedia ASM1074 hub.
  • * Ultra USB Power is supported on USB3_4_5 ports.
  • * ACPI wake-up function is not supported on USB3_4_5 ports.
  • 2 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • 1 x BIOS Flashback Button
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
Wireless LAN
Wi-Fi Generation 6
PCI-Express x16 Slots 3
PCI-Express x4 Slots 0
PCI-Express x1 Slots 2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 8
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 3
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 128GB
Onboard USB 2.0 2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1 2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2 1

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