Scan code: LN146568 Manufacturer code: Z790 PROJECT ZERO

MSI Intel Z790 PROJECT ZERO DDR5 ATX Motherboard

MSI Z790 PROJECT ZERO, Intel Z790, S 1700, DDR5, PCIe 5.0, 4x M.2, 2.5GbE, WiFi 7, USB 3.2 Gen2x2, ATX

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Scan code: LN146568 Manufacturer code: Z790 PROJECT ZERO
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MSI Z790 PROJECT ZERO LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard

MSI Z790 Motherboard

Absolute Simplicity Meet the MSI Z790 PROJECT ZERO ATX motherboard, a performance powerhouse with a twist, the PROJECT ZERO features a unique back-connect design that reduces the complexity of cable management by having all of your connectors located on the back-side of the motherboard, resulting in an overall neater, more aesthetically pleasing system. Crafted to support the latest Intel processors the Z790 PROJECT ZERO is packed with the latest features including support for DDR5 7200+(OC) memory, an enhanced power design, lightning-fast PCIe 5.0 technology, Gen4 storage, WiFi 7 and a premium thermal solution consisting of an enlarged heatsink and M.2 Shield Frozr technology, combined they offer optimised passive cooling and powerful performance, allowing you to continue to push your system to all new heights.

Note: Please be sure to check MSI's Compatibility list to ensure your case is compatible Here

Intel Z790Chipset

LGA 1700CPU Socket

14th/13th/12th Gen Intel® Core™ ProcessorsCompatible CPU

ATXForm Factor

Outstanding Cooling Solution

Superb Cooling
Thermal Pads

7W/mK MOSFET Thermal Pads

M.2 Shield FROZR

M.2 Shield

Extended heatsinks


High-Speed Transmission

Connectivity options

2.5G LAN

Wifi 6e


Gen 5 slots

PCIE 5.0

Memory Boost



Lightning USB

A Stable Cornerstone for Your System

DIY protection
6 Layer PCB


Back connect Design


Pump fan support

Pump Fan

Massive Cooling Potential

1. Extended HeatsinksLarge extended heatsinks increase the surface area of heat dissipation, ensuring even high-end processors can run at full speed.

2. M.2 Shield FrozrKeeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.

Massive Cooling heatsinks

3. Heavy Plated VRM HeatsinkThe VRM heatsink covers the upper MOS and helps with overall heat dissipation.

4. 7W/mK Thermal PadHigh quality 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pads and extra choke thermal pads ensures all cores run at their maximum performance.

Aggressive VRM Design

Robust power design


1 PhaseGT Power

1 PhaseAUX Power

14+1+1 DUET RAIL POWER SYSTEMUnleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a digital CPU power system. Combining 8 + 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, Z790 PROJECT ZERO is ready to sustain heavy loads.

Back-Connect Design

Back connect design

A Unique AdditionThe Z790 PROJECT ZERO features a back-connect design, which relocates the motherboard power, CPU power, fan pins, SATA, and other interfaces to the back of the motherboard. This allows for simpler cable management, while also providing a cleaner and more aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Meet The Latest Generation

PCIE 5 slots

LIGHTNING GEN 5 PCI-ESay hello to double the speeds of the previous generation, PCIe 5.0 brings an x16 interface capable of reaching speeds of up to 128 GB/s.

SMT PCIe 5.0 SlotThe advanced surface mount technology (SMT) PCIe slot reduces interference and electrical noise to fully support the PCIe 5.0 signal.

Maximise Your Storage Capabilities

Storage capabilities

Fast and future ready storageMSI PROJECT ZERO series motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.

Fully Comprehensive I/O Panel

i/O Panel

Rear: 1: Mouse / Keyboard
2: DisplayPort 1.4
3: USB 2.0
4: 2.5G LAN
5: Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Antenna
6: HD Audio Connectors
7: Flash Bios Button
8: USB 2.0
9: HDMI™ 2.1 Port
10: USB 5Gbps Type-A
11: USB 20Gbps Type-C
12: USB 10Gbps Type-A

Core Specifications
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket 1700
Chipset Intel Z790
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR5
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U)  
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR5 - 4800
  • DDR5 - 5000
  • DDR5 - 5200
  • DDR5 - 5400
  • DDR5 - 5600
  • DDR5 - 5800(OC)
  • DDR5 - 6000(OC)
  • DDR5 - 6200(OC)
  • DDR5 - 6400(OC)
  • DDR5 - 6600(OC)
  • DDR5 - 6800(OC)
  • DDR5 - 7000(OC)
  • DDR5 - 7200(OC)
  • DDR5 - 7600(OC)
  • DDR5 - 7800+(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 256GB
Audio Realtek ALC897 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 5.0 (x16)
AMD CrossFire Support N/A
Integrated Graphics Requires Processor Graphics or Discrete GPU
On-Board Graphics Connectors
  • DisplayPort 1.4
  • HDMI 2.1
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80, PCIe Gen4x4
  • 2 x M.2, 22-42/60/80, PCIe Gen4x4/SATA
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen5x4
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x1 Bandwidth)
  • 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)
  • 1 x PCIe 5.0 x16
  • 8 x SATA 6GB/s
SATA Support SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via  
Storage Mode Support
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
  • RAID 5
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 6 x 4-pin System Fan Connector
  • 2 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 2 x Addressable Gen 2 Header
  • 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1 x CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x CPU Water Pump/Fan Connector
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 2 x Front Panel Connector
  • 2 x RGB LED connector
  • 1 x TBT connector
  • 1 x TPM 2.0 Header
  • 4 x USB 2.0 Port
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port
  • 1 x USB4 Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type
  • 802.11be Wi-Fi 7 LAN
  • Wired 2.5 Gigabit LAN
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x 2.5 Gigabit LAN
  • 1 x 802.11be WiFi 7
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x 10/100/1000/2500 (LAN)
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 1 x Central Speaker Out
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1 x Flash BIOS Button
  • 1 x HDMI 2.1
  • 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 S/PDIF (Optical)
  • 1 x S/PDIF-Out (Optical)
  • 1 x Side Speaker Out
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C
  • 2 x WiFi Antenna connectors
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
Cooling Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 243.84mm x 304.8mm mm
Additional Information
Scan Code LN146568
Model Number Z790 PROJECT ZERO
GTIN 4711377154024

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MSI Intel Z790 PROJECT ZERO DDR5 ATX Motherboard
MSI Intel Z790 PROJECT ZERO DDR5 ATX Motherboard