Gigabyte Intel Z490 AORUS ULTRA ATX Motherboard
Gigabyte AORUS ULTRA, Intel Z490, S 1200, DDR4, SATA3, 3x M.2, SLi/CrossFire, 2.5GbE, ax WiFi/BT5.1, USB 3.2 Gen2, ATX
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Protect against installation damage for 28 days.
ScanProtect is an enhanced warranty specifically designed and offered by Scan to reduce the risk of any mishap or damage to components during installation.
Our aim with ScanProtect is to encourage our customers to upgrade or build their own PC confidently. For a small additional fee our customers are provided with complete peace of mind.
AORUS ULTRA Z490 ATX Motherboard from Gigabyte
EXCEL IN GAMING WITH 10TH GEN Take on any task with ease with the AORUS ULTRA Z490 motherboard. This all-new high-end component offers the power and connectivity your PC deserves so you can upgrade your system with Intel's latest 10th Generation CPUs (with an LGA 1200 socket). It provides support for 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processors, Intel® Core™ i7 processors, Intel® Core™ i5 processors, Intel® Core™ i3 processors, Intel® Pentium® processors and Intel® Celeron® processors. Any PC build is possible with this impressive motherboard and the array of features it has to offer. Utilise the power of DDR4 RAM along with expert cooling and a range of I/O ports that are ready for any task you need to complete. Add style to your rig with the multi-zone RGB lighting that can be customized with RGB FUSION 2.0, and has its own RGB app so you can customise your lighting from the convenience of your phone.
Efficient Cooling for High-End Systems
Fins-Array IIFins-Array II uses brand new louvered stacked fins technology which is usually only used on industrial equipment that need compact heat exchangers. It has a special secondary fins structure that enhances heat transfer performance. Heat flow that goes through fins will enter from the leading edge of the louver and is then directed by other louvers or fins. This louver directed flow can greatly improve heat transfer performance. Because of pressure difference and flow separation, a circulation zone will be formed between louvered fins. This circulation will cause flow entrain and eject in the vortice form which improves thermal efficiency.
Direct-Touch Heatpipe IIWith an extra large 8mm heatpipe and made from a new manufacturing process to narrow the gap between the heatpipe and heatsink, new Direct-Touch Heatpipe II greatly helps transfer heat on MOSFETs.
NANOCARBON BASE PLATEThe baseplate on the Z490 ULTRA motherboard is made of aluminium instead of traditional iron to ensure 3X more thermal conductivity. A thin layer of NanoCarbon is coated on the base plate through electrostatic adhesion to enhance thermal radiation capability. Transfer heat from the back side PCB to the base plate so the NanoCarbon base plate can dissipate heat passively. This effectively lowers backside PWM component temperatures by 10%.
AORUS M.2 THERMAL GUARD IIWith durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a new thermal solution for large capacity M.2 SSD devices with double side flash. The M.2 Thermal Guard II uses a double-sided heatsink design and prevents throttling and bottlenecks on high speed M.2 SSDs by dissipating heat before it gets too high.
NOISE DETECTIONWith the new Noise Detection function, you can monitor the noise level of all devices including fans, CPU coolers, graphics card, etc, in real time. You can also determine how fast your fan speed needs to be. The included noise detection cable doesn't include any sound recording functions, it simply detects sound pressure while protecting your privacy.
8X Hybrid FAN HEADERWith Smart Fan 5 you can ensure that your gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.
Harness the Power your PC Deserves
A SUPERIOR DESIGN FOR POWERTo unleash the full potential of new Intel 10th Gen CPUs, the motherboard requires the finest CPU power design. With the best quality components and GIGABYTE R&D design capability, Z490 AORUS ULTRA is a true beast among motherboards.
Stable and Efficient Power for your Rig
12 PHASE DIGITAL POWER DESIGNThis innovative motherboard uses a pure digital CPU power design which includes a digital PWM controller with Smart Power Stages, and is capable of handling 660 Amps current in total. This 100% digital controller, new Tantalum Polymer Capacitors array, and additional 8+4 Solid-pin CPU Power Connectors provide incredible precision and stability in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry components, allowing you to get the ultimate overclocking performance from the new 10-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors.
Intricate Design for Expert Performance
INTELLIGENT POWER ARCHITECTURE
Handle Demanding Tasks with Ease
2X COPPER PCBGIGABYTE's exclusive 2X Copper PCBs design provides sufficient power trace paths between components to handle greater than normal power loads and to remove heat from the critical CPU power delivery area. This is essential to ensure the motherboard is able to handle the increased power loading that is necessary when overclocking.
Excel your Memory for Strong Performance
Support for DDR4 XMP Up to 4800MHz and BeyondAORUS is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 4800MHz and beyond. All users need to do to attain this performance boost is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is activated and enabled on their AORUS motherboard.
* XMP Profile support may vary depending on memory module. Please see the complete validated memory support list. Product features may vary by model.
PCIE 4.0 HARDWARE DESIGN
Triple NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 SupportZ490 AORUS motherboards offer the industry's best compatibility in terms of NVMe storage for users who demand high capacity and seek the best performance. AORUS' unique design can be configured in RAID for record speeds of up to 3551 MB/s (Sequential Read), making AORUS the obvious choice for the ultimate PC.
Versatile Connectivity Options
INTEL® 2.5G LAN | WIFI 6 aorus antennaA high-end product needs to be future-proofed so your system stays up-to-date with the latest technology. Z490 AORUS ULTRA provides all next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity to keep you up to speed.
Illuminate your PC with Beautiful Colour
RGB FUSION 2.0Now offering more LED customizations than ever before, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion 2.0 application, you have complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.
RGB FUSION SOFTWAREWith an integrated intuitive user interface, the RGB Fusion 2.0 provides you a better solution for customizing the lighting effects across all supported devices. From motherboards, graphics cards to the peripheral products, you can personalize your gaming rig with your own style and show off your build by sharing the profiles. In addition, the new gaming mode makes the lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.
RGB FUSION APPDon't just make your PC shine, make it a work of art that friends will envy. With the GIGABYTE RGB Fusion mobile app users can watch as they control the lighting within their gaming PC. This gives users ease of access as they try and adjust colors and speeds for different modes, all this can be achieved away from the keyboard and monitor of their PC.
Immerse yourself into any Environment
Hi-Res AudioThis impressive motherboard is Hi-Res Audio certified, meaning that it is capable of reproducing frequencies up to 40kHz or above which ensures user with the best audio quality at all times.
All New Realtek High-End HD Audio CodecALC1220 120dB(A) SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, preventing issues such as low volume and distortion. With the new VB series audio controller, stream your voice to the world vibrantly with both front/rear microphone SNR up to 110/114dB(A).
Durability for Years to Come
Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe ArmorThe innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.
Ultra Durable™ Memory ArmorAORUS' exclusive one piece stainless steel shielding design prevents against PCB distortion/twisting and plate bending, in addition to preventing any possible ESD interference.
Solid Pin Power ConnectorsZ490 AORUS motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin + 8pin power connectors to offer a stable power supply during CPU overloading.
Solid Pin Power connector advantages
• Larger contact area for electricity.
• More metal quantity to sustain higher power and generated heat.
• Ultra durable and longer lifespan.
Q-Flash PlusWith GIGABYTE Q-Flash Plus, you don’t need to install the CPU, memory and graphics card nor enter the BIOS menu to flash the BIOS. Just download and save a new BIOS file (rename to gigabyte.bin) on the USB flash drive, then press the dedicated Q-Flash Plus button and you’re good to go!
STEP 1Plug the 24pin & 8pin power supply cable into the motherboard.
STEP 2Download and unzip the motherboard's compressed BIOS file and rename to "gigabyte.bin", save to a USB flash-drive, and plug it into the Q-Flash USB port.
STEP 3Press the Q-Flash button, and the motherboard will start updating the BIOS automatically.
Take Control of your Motherboard
GIGABYTE BIOS & APP CENTERGood software goes hand in hand with perfect hardware. Z490 AORUS ULTRA bundled several useful and intuitive softwares to help users to control every feature of the motherboard.
New User InterfaceAll new EASY MODE shows important hardware information all on one page.
FavoritesAdd constantly used items into the favorite menu for quick access.
Storage InformationShow all kinds of storage information including SATA, PCIE and M.2 interface.
ChangelogList all changes before saving and exiting bios. Quickly review overall settings modification.
Intuitive Load Line CurveClearly show each loadline calibration setting in an intuitive curve graph.
APP CENTERGIGABYTE APP CENTER is a useful portal of all GIGABYTE MB utilities and drivers, you can choose any utility you want to install from APP CENTER and keep updated with the latest utilities and drivers version.
EasyTune™GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.
System Information ViewerGIGABYTE System Information Viewer is a central location that gives you access to your current system status. Monitor components such as the clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures get too high or record your system's behavior; these are the possibilities of the System Information Viewer.
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