Scan code: LN107245 Manufacturer code: 90-MXBBW0-A0UAYZ

ASRock Z490 AQUA E-ATX Motherboard with PCIe 4.0

ASRock Z490 AQUA Motherboard, Intel Z490, S 1200, DDR4, SATA3, 3x Ultra M.2, SLI/CrossFire, 10GbE, ax WiFi/BT5, E-ATX

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Scan code: LN107245 Manufacturer code: 90-MXBBW0-A0UAYZ
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ASRock Z490 AQUA Intel 10th Gen Series EATX Motherboard

ASRock Z490 AQUA Intel 10th Gen EATX Motherboard

BE AQUA, BE COOL! AQUA is back and is created to be the best without any compromise, with premium specification and gorgeous aluminium cover, with limited quantity of only 999 will be made, Z490 AQUA is rare and a superior motherboard in the market. An immense performance is thanks to the latest Intel 10 Core Processors, a custom AQUA Cooling Armor heatsink that is skillfully designed to dissipate the heat of the CPU, VRM as efficiently as possible, it also shines brightly with eye-catching RGB lighting and aluminium cover that covers and protects the entire board. The Z490 AQUA is PCI-E 4.0 Ready, featuring an abundant array of speedy network connectivity, Intel® Wi-Fi and USB ports with Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology.

Please note: Z490 Motherboards are compatible with 10th Gen Intel Core™/ Pentium® CPUs for LGA 1200 socket. These Intel Z490 Motherboards do not share the same socket as Intel's 300 Series Motherboards, they are electrically incompatible & will not work with 9th Gen Intel CPUs.

Intel Z490Chipset

1200CPU Socket

10th Gen IntelCompatible CPUs

EATXForm Factor

An OLED Display Expresses the Status of the Motherboard

Design of ASRock Z490 AQUA

CPU VOLTAGE   |   CPU TEMPERATURE   |   CPU/FAN SPEED   |   SYSTEM STATUS   |   POST STATUS Gamers want a motherboard that fulfills every demand and designed with style! The ASRock Z490 AQUA's design includes an OLED display to offer a cleaner and informative way to show the various CPU, system and fan status modes of the motherboard. The content can also be configured in the BIOS for more user-friendly application.

Rule Your own Lighting way with Polychrome RGB Sync

Design of ASRock

Immersive RGB Lighting Aesthetics The Z490 AQUA features a durable metal backplate, stunning performance and superior aesthetics to rule your own colourful 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. Includes Two Addressable LED Headers and Two RGB LED Headers.

*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.

Elegant but Functional is the Main Aspect of this Motherboard

Cooling Armor

AQUA COOLING ARMOR The custom AQUA water cooling block is designed to dissipate the heat of the CPU, VRM as efficiently as possible, also featuring eye-catching RGB LED lighting effects in the design that brightens the water passage to give a more classy look.

Cooling Pack

AQUA WATER COOLING PACK! A set of water cooling fittings is uniquely given to the 999 pcs of Z490 AQUA lucky buyers, the cooling pack includes fittings that is suitable for hard tube piping, which is widely used by water cooling fanatics and gaming enthusiasts.


16 POWER PHASE DESIGN IR® DIGITAL PWM, featuring sturdy components and smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for gamers as well.


SERVER-GRADE LOW-LOSS PCB The server grade PCB prevents PCB bending and improves signal integrity, giving higher PCIe 4.0 and memory performance as well as system stability, giving a reliable and long-lasting system without any compromise.


STUNNING AUDIO PERFORMANCE WIMA Audio Caps are optimized for high-end audio applications offering crystal and balanced sound. ES9218 SABRE DAC lets you enjoy True Hi-Fi Audio. No distorted digital signal 130dB SNR, 112dB THD+N and supports higher impedance up to 600 Ω headphone.

Boost Networking Performance with Impressive Connection

networking connectivity

AQUANTIA® 10GB/S ETHERNET   |   Intel® Wi-Fi 6   |   THUNDERBOLT™ 3   |   FRONT USB TYPE-C ASRock have allowed for more space with a flexible integrated I/O shield, that means its more adjustable when installing without any mechanical issue. Get lightning-fast data transfer up to 40Gbps and connect up to three Thunderbolt™ 3 devices with a single wire, and even provides quick charging with [email protected] (27W). Based on AQUANTIA's AQtion™ client controller, it offers blazingly fast 10-gigabit/sec transfer speed over Cat6 cable. The 10Gb/s Ethernet not only fully compatible with 5Gb/s, 2.5Gb/s & Gigabit Lan but also delivers lightning fast transfer speed, perfect for media center, workstation and gaming PC. ASRock’s motherboard is equipped with next generation Intel® Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax adapter. The speed will be working up to 2.4Gbps and it will also natively operate with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz simultaneously. Significant improvement in bi-directional MU-MIMO support is another attractive feature as well.

ASRock Z490 AQUA Component Features

Design of ASRock AQUA

1. Supports 10th Gen and future generation Intel® Core™ Processors   |   2. AQUA Cooling Armor & ASRock Super Alloy
3. Dual Channel DDR4 Memory   |   4. 24Pin ATX Hi-Density Connector   |   5. USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Header
6. Status OLED Display   |   7. PCI-E 4.0 Ready / Steel Slots / Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)

Welcome to the PCI Express 4.0 New Era

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

PCIe Gen4

PCIE 4.0 CLOCK GENERATORAn additional external base clock generator that delivers PCI Express 4.0 standard.

Steel Slot

PCIE 4.0 STEEL SLOTEquipped with reinforced steel slot which is based on PCI Express 4.0 hardware requirement.

M.2 Socket

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

Quick Switches

PCIE 4.0 SWITCHESA set of switches that transfer PCI-E 4.0 x16 signal into x8/x8 design.


PCIE 4.0 RE-DRIVERA set of Re-Driver that boosts PCI-E 4.0 signals to longer lengths.

Z490 AQUA is Completely Water-Cooled

Core Specifications
Edition Z490 AQUA
Form Factor E-ATX
CPU Socket 1200
Chipset Intel Z490
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2666
  • DDR4 - 2800
  • DDR4 - 2933
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4266(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4400
  • DDR4 - 4500
  • DDR4 - 4600
  • DDR4 - 4666
  • DDR4 - 4700+(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 128GB
Audio Realtek ALC1220 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support 4-Way SLi
AMD CrossFire Support 3-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics Requires Processor Graphics or Discrete GPU
On-Board Graphics Connectors HDMI 1.4
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2 Key E
  • 1 x M.2, 22-60/80, PCIe Gen3
  • 1 x M.2, 22-60/80, PCIe Gen3/SATA
  • 1 x M.2, 22-60/80/110, PCIe Gen3/SATA
  • 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
  • 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16
SATA Support SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via Intel® SATA RAID 0/1/10/5
Storage Mode Support
  • AHCI
  • Hot Plug
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Intel Rapid Storage Technology 17
  • NCQ
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
  • RAID 5
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 6 x 4-pin CHA_FAN connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan Connector
  • 2 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 2 x Addressable Digital RGB Header
  • 1 x Dr. Debug with LED
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x Power Button with LED
  • 1 x Power LED / Speaker Header
  • 1 x Reset Button with LED
  • 1 x ReTry Button
  • 2 x RGB Header
  • 1 x Safe Boot Button
  • 8 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x TPM (SPI_TPM) header
  • 1 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Front Panel Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type
  • 802.11ax WiFi LAN
  • Wired 10G LAN
  • Wired 2.5 Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000/2500)
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x 802.11ax WiFi + BT5
  • 1 x AQUANTIA AQC-107 (10GbE LAN)
  • 1 x Realtek RTL8125BG
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x 10/100/1000/2500 (LAN)
  • 1 x 10GbE RJ45
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x Bass Speaker Out
  • 1 x BIOS Flashback Button
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x Front Speaker Out
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 2 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x S/PDIF-Out (Optical)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled Yes
Cooling Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 305 x 267 mm
Additional Information
Scan Code LN107245
Model Number 90-MXBBW0-A0UAYZ
GTIN 4710483931178

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ASRock Z490 AQUA E-ATX Motherboard with PCIe 4.0
ASRock Z490 AQUA E-ATX Motherboard with PCIe 4.0