Gigabyte Z490 AORUS PRO AX Review & Specs

GIGABYTE Z490 AORUS PRO AX LGA1200 Dual M.2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Intel WiFi 6 ATX

GIGABYTE Z490 AORUS PRO AX LGA1200 Dual M.2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Intel WiFi 6 ATX

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Supports 10th Gen Intel Core processors
Direct 12 Phases Digital VRM with 50A Smart Power Stage with Tantalum Polymer Capacitors Array
Next Generations VRM Cooling Fins Array and Direct Touch Heatpipe
Shielded Xtreme Memory Design with Tantalum Polymer Capacitors Array
Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
Intel 2.5 GbE LAN
2x M.2 AORUS Next Generation Thermal Guard


Specs Overview

Model Z490 AORUS PRO AX
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 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4300Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz 4700Mhz 4800Mhz 5000Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1220-VB codec
* The back panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
Audio Channels 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN Chipset Intel 2.5GbE LAN chip
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000/2500Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x USB Type-C port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
  • 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  • 2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x RJ-45 port
  • 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  • 5 x audio jacks
Wireless LAN
PCI-Express x16 Slots 3
PCI-Express x4 Slots 0
PCI-Express x1 Slots 2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
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 1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2 1


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