Scan code: LN103262 Manufacturer code: Z390-A/H10

ASUS Intel Z390-A ATX Motherboard & Intel Optane H10

ASUS PRIME Z390-A + Intel Optane H10 w/ Solid State Storage, Intel Z390, S 1151, DDR4, SATA3, 2x M.2, GbE, Gen2 A+C, ATX

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Scan code: LN103262 Manufacturer code: Z390-A/H10
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Product Overview

PRIME

Dressed in professional attire, the Prime Z390 series caters to daily users and content creators with well-rounded specs and features. Combining the benefits of the latest processors with essential ASUS design and engineering, Prime Z390 provides a wealth of options for performance tuning via intuitive software and firmware features.


Tune it Your Way

Prime Z390 simplifies CPU overclocking with software and extensive tweaking options that give beginners and seasoned overclockers alike the tools to build well-tuned machines. A new memory trace layout provides stability and compatibility for both traditional DIMMs and RGB-infused memory, letting you pair a broad choice of DRAM kits with your build.


AI Overclocking

ASUS AI Overclocking makes automatic tuning faster and smarter than ever before. Available in Windows or directly through the UEFI, it profiles the CPU and cooling to predict the optimal configuration for each individual system.


5-Way Optimisation

Take care of complex tuning with just one click. ASUS 5-Way Optimisation is a system-wide tuning utility that overclocks the processor and tunes fan speeds to ensure the best balance between cooling and acoustics. The automated CPU tuning feature of 5-Way Optimisation leverages the same onboard intelligence as AI Overclocking, but goes further by running a Prime95 based stress test to deliver a result that's well-tuned from the get-go.


CPU Performance Boost

The TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) provides AI Suite 3 with the intelligence needed to automatically fine-tune voltages, monitor system stats, and adjust overclocking settings. We have upgraded this tool to provide AI Overclocking prediction values for users who want more insight when experimenting with different settings.


All-Round Energy Efficiency

The Energy Processing Unit (EPU) enables system-wide power efficiency to automatically optimise power consumption to maximise energy savings. This tool now features temperature regulation that adjusts the CPU frequency according to processor temperatures. Users can now set a threshold to balance temperature and performance.


Flexible Cooling Controls for Air or Liquid

With PRIME Z390-A/H10 you have comprehensive control over fans via Fan Expert 4 or our media-acclaimed UEFI. Whether you're cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There's also an Extreme Quiet mode, which reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum — keeping your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.


Precise Digital Power Control

Digi+ delivers real-time control over voltage droop, switching frequency and power -efficiency settings, allowing you to fine-tune CPU voltage regulation for ultimate stability and performance.


App Specific Optimisation for Professionals and Gamers

Whether you're a professional designer or hardcore gamer, you'll feel the benefit of the ASUS-exclusive Turbo App every day. This intuitive tool allows you to define CPU overclocking, apply fan profiles, prioritise network data and optimise audio settings at app level, meaning your PRIME Z390-A/H10 system is perfectly optimised for what you're doing.


Media-Acclaimed UEFI BIOS

The UEFI BIOS is an early waypoint on any PC-building journey, and PRIME Z390-A/H10 offers one of the best in the business.


OptiMem II

To provide Intel's latest processors' unfettered access to memory bandwidth, we've reimagined motherboard trace routing from the ground up. Our OptiMem II tech carefully maps memory signal pathways across different PCB layers to reduce vias and also adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk. And to further enhance overclocking headroom for fully stacked memory configurations, we've employed a highly customised T-Topology layout that delivers time-aligned signalling.


MemOK! II

MemOK! II automatically fixes boot failures that arise due to memory overclocking and instability. When a DRAM-related POST error occurs, the motherboard adjusts memory parameters until the system is able to start.


Cool and Reliable

PRIME Z390-A/H10 is designed for builders who want essential ASUS reliability and performance. More CPU cores create power-delivery challenges, so PRIME Z390-A/H10 has extra power phases and comprehensive cooling features for optimal performance.


Cooler by Design

PRIME Z390-A/H10 features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.


M.2 Heatsink

PRIME Z390-A/H10 has an ultra-efficient heatsink to reduce M.2 SSD temperatures by up to 20°C — and that means optimal storage performance and improved SSD longevity.


Dr. MOS

The PRIME Z390-A/H10's CPU VRM utilises Dr. MOS power stages that combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that Intel's latest processors demand.


ProCool Power Connector

Compared with traditional power inputs, ProCool sockets are built to tight specifications to ensure flush contact with the PSU power lines. This lowers impedance, which helps to prevent hotspots and connector failure.


Protect Your Graphics Card Investment

SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured in a single step using a new insert-moulding process, SafeSlot integrates the slot with fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.


Built to Last

ASUS motherboards are exhaustively tested for compatibility with more than 1,000 components and devices, and each new model undergoes a minimum of 8,000 hours of strict validation — offering the peace of mind of knowing that your ASUS motherboard is fit for all environments and applications.
5X Protection III: Hardware safeguards to ensure long-term durability.
520+ DDR4 Compatibility: Industry-leading DDR4 memory compatibility for best flexibility and reassurance.
1000+ Compatible Devices: Compatibility with a range of CPUs, memory modules, graphics cards and more.
8000+ Validation Hours: Extensive testing with latest components for enhanced reliability, compatibility and safety.


Speed up with Onboard M.2 up to 32Gbps

With x4 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gbps data-transfer speeds. It's the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, providing fast access to data.


IRST

Use the CPU’s PCIe lanes to unleash the Intel® Rapid Storage (IRST) feature with the addition of an ASUS Hyper M.2 X16 Card V2 (Not Included, Available Separately) that allows you to attach up to three PCIe® 3.0 x16 M.2 drives – for a total bandwidth of up to 96Gbps.


Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage

Memory H10 with Solid State Storage (32GB + 512GB, M.2 80mm PCIe 3.0, 3D XPoint™, QLC), an M.2 SSD that combines the advantages of Intel Optane memory and Intel QLC 3D NAND storage to deliver boosted system performance plus high-capacity storage. It also features a UEFI BIOS profile that's ready for Intel Optane Memory H10, eliminating the need to switch storage configurations manually for quick and easy setup.


Ultimate-Speed, 10Gbps with USB 3.1 Gen2 Onboard

With backward-compatible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A™ and reversible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ ports, you'll experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps.


Experience Blistering Thunderbolt™ 3 Speeds and Any-Way-Up Connectivity

PRIME Z390-A/H10 supports ThunderboltEX 3, an Intel-certified Thunderbolt™ 3 add-on card that enables bi-directional speeds of up to 40Gbps through a single cable. Thunderbolt 3 also supports daisy-chaining up to six devices, has a reversible USB-C connector for USB 3.1 compatibility, and supports USB Power Delivery for fast, high-power charging of up to 36W.


Intel Ethernet, Faster Data Transfers, Lower CPU Usage

PRIME Z390-A/H10 features the very latest Intel Ethernet. Intel's LAN has the advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput for faster, smoother data transfer.


Network-Optimisation Software for Customisable Packet Prioritisation

Turbo LAN with cFosSpeed traffic-shaping technology allows you to configure application priority via an intuitive interface, and reduces network lag.


Outshine the Competition

A well-tuned enthusiast system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the built-in RGB LEDs as well as strips connected to the onboard RGB headers. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.


Outstanding Audio

PRIME Z390-A/H10 utilises a unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek — the Realtek S1220A. It also features an unprecedented 120dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line-out and a 113dB SNR for the line-in, providing pristine audio quality. Additionally, a new impedance-sensing circuit automatically adjusts gain to ensure the optimal volume range for your headphones.


Crystal Sound 3

Power Pre-Regulator: Reduces power-input noise to ensure consistent performance.
Audio Shielding: Separates analogue/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.
Separate Layer for Left and Right Tracks: Ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths.
Integrated Amplifier: Capable of driving high-impedance headphones, without rolling-off high or low frequencies.
De-Pop Circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to all audio outputs.
Premium Japanese Audio Capacitors: Premium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity.


Intel Z390 Chipset

The Intel® Z390 is a single-chipset design that supports Socket 1151 for 9th Gen and 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilising serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the chipset provides a maximum of six USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports, four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, and 32Gbps M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support, for faster data retrieval. Intel Z390 also supports integrated-graphics, so you'll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.


Ready for Socket 1151 for 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors

This motherboard supports Socket 1151 for 9th Gen and 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors, with integrated graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, dual-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great performance.

Features OptimiSed BIOS for Intel® Optane™ Memory H10: Pre-configured UEFI BIOS setting lets you easily set up Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage.
Fast Storage: Bundled Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage (32GB + 512GB, M.2 80mm PCIe 3.0, 3D XPoint™, QLC) delivers a personalised computing experience with a new level of performance and large storage capacity.
AI Overclocking: Quickly optimises your CPU performance based on the CPU and cooler, achieving results that are extremely close to expert manual tuning.
OptiMem II: Careful routing of traces and vias, plus ground layer optimisations to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking.
Industry-Leading Cooling Options: Comprehensive controls for fans and AIO pumps via Fan Xpert 4 or the acclaimed UEFI BIOS.
Specifications
Core Specifications
Edition PRIME Z390-A / Intel Optane H10 with Solid State Storage
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket 1151
Chipset Intel Z390
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(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3300(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3333(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133+(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 64GB (4x16GB)
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC S1220A 7.1 HD Audio + Crystal Sound 3
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support 2-Way SLi
AMD CrossFire Support 3-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics  
On-Board Graphics Connectors
  • DisplayPort 1.2
  • HDMI 1.4b
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80, PCIe/SATA
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe
  • 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 Bandwidth)
SATA Support SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via SATA3 / M.2 (PCIe)
Storage Mode Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Intel Rapid Storage Technology Support
  • NVMe Boot (via M.2 PCIe Slot)
  • NVMe Boot (via PCIe 3.0 Slot)
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10 (SATA 0~5 ONLY)
  • RAID 5 (SATA 0~5 ONLY)
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 4-pin AIO_PUMP Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan Connector
  • 2 x 4-pin System Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin W_PUMP+ Connector
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x CPU_OV
  • 1 x EXT_FAN
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x M.2 Fan Header
  • 1 x MemOK!-II switch
  • 1 x NODE connector
  • 1 x Power button
  • 6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
  • 1 x Temperature Sensor Header
  • 1 x Thunderbolt AIC Connector (5-pin)
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 3 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules 1 x Intel® I219V (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4b
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x Rear Speaker Out
  • 1 x RJ-45
  • 1 x S/PDIF-Out (Optical)
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A
  • 3 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
Cooling  
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 305 x 244 mm
Note  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN103262
Model Number Z390-A/H10
GTIN 4718017456890
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Scan Computers
Telephone:
01442 265548
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