ASUS ROG STRIX Intel Z390-I GAMING 9th Gen Mini ITX Motherboard
ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING, Intel Z390, S 1151, DDR4, SATA3, Dual M.2, GbE, ac WiFi, USB 3.1 Gen2 A, Mini-ITX
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ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING - Intel Mini-ITX Motherboard from ASUS
SOLID HARDWARE SPECS FOR GAMING AND MOREThe ROG Strix Z390-I Gaming delivers amped power in a small package. Its revolutionary U-shaped heatsink design handles the latest Intel processors, so your battlestation stays cool when the game heats up. With a unique dual-capacity DRAM setup, one-click optimization and a complete arsenal of ROG software, ROG Strix Z390-I Gaming is a compact gaming powerhouse to take your system needs to the next level.
Please note: 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.
Accurate Power Delivery
REVOLUTIONARY INTEGRATED I/0 SHIELD AND VRM HEATSINK DESIGNDigital power control and an array of DrMOS power stages ensure the ROG Strix Z390 Gaming Series has the muscle to control Intel's latest CPUs. ProCool sockets are built to tight specifications to ensure flush contact with the PSU power lines. The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and clean power delivery to the CPU. The Strix Z390-I Gaming uses high-quality thermal pads to help transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to a heatsink that has ample surface area to deal with the power demands of all Coffee Lake processors.
Tune it Your Way with AI Overclocking
Intelligent Control 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. ASUS have created a proprietary algorithm that evaluates the capabilities of your CPU. The onboard intelligence also watches system vitals like temperatures, fan speeds, and power draw to gauge cooling performance.
Overclocking Intelligence Take care of complex tuning with just one click. ASUS 5-Way Optimization 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 Optimization leverages the same on-board intelligence as AI Overclocking, but goes further by running a Prime95 based stress test to deliver a result that's well-tuned from the beginning.
Flexible Cooling Controls With the ROG STRIX Z390 Series you have comprehensive control over fans via Fan Xpert 4 or the media-acclaimed UEFI. Whether you are cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. Extreme Quiet mode reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum assuring your system stays whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.
CPU Performance Boost Unleash your PC’s full performance with the ASUS AI Suite 3 utility. The TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) is the intelligence behind our automated system-tuning utility, offering the ability to fine-tune voltages, monitor system stats, and adjust overclock parameters for optimal performance.
All-round Energy Efficiency The Energy Processing Unit (EPU) automatically amplifies power consumption and maximises savings with Away mode. The smart setting that produces an extreme energy-saving setup by shutting down unused I/O controllers, with the EPU you will appreciate system-wide power reserves.
Optimization for gamers and professionals 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, prioritize network data and optimize audio settings at app level, meaning your ROG system is perfectly optimized for what you're doing.
Digital Power Controls The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) 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.
Cooler by Design
Double Decker HeatsinkROG Strix Z390 Gaming series features the most comprehensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS. A dedicated pair of PWM/DC fan headers for CPU coolers are easy to access on the top of the CPU Socket whilst a dedicated AIO header can be found for self contained water-cooling setups. Every onboard header even supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans. An innovative double-decker design separates the primary M.2 SSD slot's heat spreader from the PCH heatsink. Both are isolated to prevent the PCH and M.2 thermals from affecting each other. An integrated I/O shield and VRM heatsink utilize almost one third of the Strix Z390-I mini-ITX board to deliver a uniquely effective cooling system.
Dual PCIe Gen3 M.2 and Double-capacity DIMM support
Integrated OptiMem II technology ROG Strix Z390-I Gaming features Dual PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 slots which provide NVMe SSD RAID support for an incredible performance boost. Create a RAID configuration with up to two PCIe 3.0 storage devices via the dual M.2 slots to enjoy the fastest data-transfer speeds on the 8th Generation Intel Core platform. ROG Strix Z390-I Gaming also features a unique memory-trace design that supports up to 32GB per channel for a total memory capacity of 64GB. With double-capacity UDIMM modules, ROG Strix Z390-I Gaming delivers four-DIMM memory bandwidth in a compact, dual-DIMM design. OptiMem II tech carefully maps memory signal pathways across different PCB layers to reduce vias and also adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk.
Intel Gigabit Ethernet with Integrated Ultra Wi-Fi support
ASUS LANGuard provides consistent performance and greater protection ROG Strix Z390-I Gaming features the latest Intel 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2x2 MU-MIMO and wide 160MHz channels, for wireless speeds of up to 1.73Gbps.* In fact, its integrated Wireless-AC 9560 Wi-Fi adapter pushes wireless data up to 2X faster than other Wi-Fi solutions — so you'll get fast, smooth transfers, even when your rig is further away from the router. Intel Wireless-AC 9560 also offers Bluetooth 5.0 for connections that are up to 2X faster than ever before, and with up to 4X the range. Intel LAN reduces CPU overhead and increases TCP and UDP throughput, keeping more processing power.
Shielded Audio, Superior Sound
Sonic Studio III provides crystal quality sounds Immerse yourself in sound with SupremeFX audio technology. Utilizing the S1220A codec, SupremeFX is the integrated-audio solution that's engineered to provide a flat frequency response for a neutral, detailed sound signature. And to ensure that pristine signature is perfectly preserved, the front-panel output is driven with dual op amps, delivering sonics with the scale and authority to create virtual worlds via your gaming headset. Sonic Studio supports HRTF-based (head-related transfer function*) virtual surround for VR headsets, casting an immersive aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action. The intuitive Sonic Studio interface also offers a range of EQ options and one-click presets, allowing you to tailor acoustics to suit personal preferences or the characteristics of your headset.
ASUS Aura Sync RGB Lighting
Effortless Synchronization with all your Components The ASUS Aura ecosystem is in the ascendancy, with an extensive and growing list of ASUS products now offering Aura Sync compatibility — along with loads of compatible accessories and kits available through partners. ROG Strix motherboards deliver sterling performance and superior aesthetics to Outshine the Competition. 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 header — and it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.
Enhanced UEFI BIOS
EASILY FIND YOUR WAY WITH EZ AND ADVANCED MODESThe UEFI BIOS is an early waypoint on any PC-building journey, and ROG STRIX Gaming Series has one of the best in the business. The EZ mode presents all the vital settings and stats on a single page making it incredible easy to overclock a CPU to improve performance or even configure a RAID array for faster data retrieval and backups. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, EZ and Advanced modes will help you quickly find your way, quickly and easily.
EZ MODEThe wizard in EZ mode makes short work of settings basics like the time and date, as well as more intricate settings like fan parameters and SATA port identification.
ADVANCED MODE WITH Search FunctionWhen you're ready for a deeper dive, Advanced mode enables full control over every aspect of the motherboard — with a built-in Search function to find the setting you need in the blink of an eye.
Experience GameFirst V Features
OPTIMIZE YOUR NETWORK TRAFFIC GameFirst V is the ROG-exclusive tool that optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. Team your gateways, keeps tabs on bandwidth-hogging apps and make adjustments on the fly.
SMART/AUTO MODES Optimize network traffic for active apps, or allocate more bandwidth to games.
Speed network packets for specific applications, helping to reduce latency.
Extreme mode on: 371.7Mbps
Extreme mode off: 16.03Mbps
* Tested with 4GB file download while also playing 4K online video.
ROG FIRST Interface directly with a ROG router and automatically configure QoS to prioritize network bandwidth to games.
NETWORK INSIGHT View real-time traffic by biggest hogs, app groups, and task types, or drill down for detailed connection information.
Boost your Game with Ramcache III
LAUNCH YOUR APPS AT NECK BREAKING SPEEDS RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times. Fully compatible with the latest NVM Express storage options, its uniquely intelligent technology effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds. Smart mode automatically caches all your storage devices to maximize your system's resources using an intuitive interface which displays real time drive information. RamCache III also allos you to efficiently check the health status of assigned memory.
ASUS Armoury Crate and More
Speed your game loads The brand-new Armoury Crate portal keeps you updated with the latest drivers and BIOS releases. Its easy-to-use UI can be configured to show a variety of information, including security updates, bug patches, the latest ROG news, gaming events and special offers.
Overwolf Overwolf is a clever, unobtrusive overlay that lets you browse the internet, check email, instant message and stream or record gameplay while you're in the game. Color-matched ROG skins that display your status as a member of an elite pack are also available for download from the Overwolf App Store.
DIY Friendly Design
SafeSlotA PCIe slot that provides stronger PCIe device retention and greater shearing resitance.
ESD Guards2X greater electrostatic protection than the industry standard. ESD guards cover the USB, Audio and LAN ports.
Q-SlotOne easy-release clip to swap or secure your graphics card. Press to pop out or push in the card to secure.
Q-DIMMOne sided clips for super simple, secure handling of memory modules.
Q-LEDOnboard LEDs indicate power status as well as problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device to enable quick diagnosis.
MemOK IIMemOK II automatically fixes boot failures that arise due to memory overclocking and instability.
Visual Beauty, Virtual Worlds
THE MOST IMMERSIVE ENTERTAINMENT ROG Strix Gaming is VR Ready — and beyond! The ASUS Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix Gaming has been tested with loads of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming, and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance. ASUS Beyond VR Ready provides a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.
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