|CPU (MAX SUPPORT)||i9|
|CHIPSET||Intel® Z490 Chipset|
|DDR4 MEMORY||5000(OC)/4800(OC)/4600(OC)/4533(OC)/4400(OC)/ 4300(OC)/ 4266(OC)/ 4200(OC)/ 4133(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC) / 2933(JEDEC)/ 2666(JEDEC)/ 2400(JEDEC)/ 2133(JEDEC) MHz|
|MAX MEMORY (GB)||128|
|LAN||1x Aquantia® AQC107 10G LAN controller
1x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5G LAN controller
|USB 3.2 PORTS (FRONT)||1(Gen2, Type C), 4(Gen1, Type A)|
|USB 3.2 PORTS (REAR)||2(Gen2, Type C), 2(Gen2, Type A) ,4(Gen1, Type A)|
|USB 2.0 PORTS (FRONT)||4|
|USB 2.0 PORTS (REAR)||2|
|AUDIO PORTS (REAR)||Realtek® ALC1220 Codec + ESS SABRE9018Q2C combo DAC|
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Support for Windows® 10 64-bit|
MSI MEG Z490 GODLIKE LGA 1200 Intel Z490 SATA 6Gb/s Extended ATX Intel Motherboard
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MASTER THE GAME
The MEG series seeks to transcend current gaming products, the flagship model designed to push the limits of what an extreme gaming series can be. Combining the strengths of our existing arsenal with new innovative technology; this results in significant improvements in operational and gaming efficiency. With the MEG series, take complete control of performance and personalization with the ultimate gaming series for enthusiasts who want it all.
PREMIUM HARDWARE DESIGN
With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.
M.2 SHIELD FROZR
World’s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 Shield Frozr is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance.
FULLY CONTROLLABLE IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
DIY 2.0 – INTEGRATING WITH THE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT
Connect and synchronize with MSI coolers and cases with strategically positioned pin-header locations including a dedicated pump-fan header.
16+1+1 PHASES ROBUST POWER DESIGN
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 16+1+1 digital power phases. Combining dual power connectors and exclusive Mirrored Power Arrangement, MEG series motherboard is ready for the challenge of high-end processors.
Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. This creates the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
MSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need to get more FPS.
DYNAMIC DASHBOARD II
The next level of onboard motherboard diagnostics is here! A colorful OLED screen panel that can display the status of the GODLIKE motherboard – view a hardware monitor, read debug codes, and find other useful information. Furthermore, you can customize the display with GIF animations.
PRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELDING
Featuring the pre-installed IO shielding, makes your installation process easier and safer. The patent-pending design protect your IO ports and also prevent electrostatic discharge damage, makes your motherboard a strong gaming foundation.
BOOT UP GUARANTEED
Having trouble with updating the BIOS or somehow corrupted it? Don’t worry! With System-Saver, use one of 3 easy to use options to successfully boot your system again.
Strengthens the board with metal backplate, prevents bending, protects components and benefits your installation process.
MORE RELIABLE CIRCUIT TRANSMISSION
8 PCB layers allows for higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds. This is also beneficial for reliable circuit transmission.
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.
ULTIMATE MOTHERBOARD PROTECTION
Double ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard.
LIGHTNING GEN 4 SUPPORT, READY 4 THE FUTURE !!!
MSI Z490 motherboards adopt tons of components, enhanced layout placement and PCB design dedicated for PCI-E Gen 4 solution, ensure the higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds stability, ready 4 the future!
High performance MSI motherboards are loaded with advanced features and the latest technology to overwhelm any challenge at hand no matter whether you’re a gamer, prosumer, or PC enthusiast.
EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTING
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.
A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCE
MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. Compare to Z390 motherboard memory XMP profile, MSI does have great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z490. Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
MEMORY FORCE – EASY TUNING YOUR DDR4 MEMORY
MSI MEG series motherboards feature exclusive Memory Force function which shows the current state of DDR4 memory. This patent-pending feature simplifies the complicated training flow to an easy graphic that helps you determine the direction of overclocking without the redundant reboot and testing process.
EASY OVERCLOCKING WITH XMP PROFILE
The XMP (Extreme Memory Profiles) in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC LAB. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE
MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier.
M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN 4 S
This PCI-Express card offers two extra M.2 slots with smart fan cooling solution to increase your storage capacity at maximum speed, features auto detect function for the M.2 access and the M.2 temperature for easy checking.
OPTANE: BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSD
PC Enthusiasts can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel® Optane™ Memory device. Intel® Optane™ technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance.
EASY RAID SETUP WITH M.2 GENIE
Looking to go all out in terms of raw data speed and put multiple SSDs in RAID 0? Setting this up can prove to be quite the challenge. That’s why we created M.2 Genie, a brilliant feature to make setting up RAID 0 for M.2 and U.2 much easier and less time consuming.
BIOS & SOFTWARE
MSI brand new Dragon Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.
CLICK BIOS 5
Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records!
- GAME BOOST – Quickly overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance.
- XMP – Choose from a preset XMP profile and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory.
- M-FLASH – Conveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility.
- HARDWARE MONITOR – Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time including temperature, memory capacity, clock speed, and voltage.
- MEMORY TRY IT – Get extreme speed out of your system memory and get more performance.
- SEARCH & FAVORITES – A permanent search & favorite option in the top right corner moves you through the BIOS menus quickly.
MSI APP PLAYER
Developed under an exclusive partnership with BlueStacks, the MSI APP Player brings seamless gaming experience between mobile games and PC platform, and leverages customized features as specific keyboard lighting and better graphics with multi-task works.
MSI motherboards are built with a variety of connectors to satisfy gamers. Enhanced audio, advanced LAN networking capabilities, USB and Mystic Light turn any gaming experience into an immerse one.
ONBOARD 10G SUPER LAN
MEG Z490 GODLIKE features high-bandwidth and low-latency onboard 10G Super LAN plus 2.5G LAN for power users, provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
SURFACING WITH THE REAL MU-MIMO TECHNOLOGY
The WIFI 6 adopts the latest OFDMA and two-way MU-MIMO technologies and could provide up to 4X network capacity and efficiency in the high signal density environment. Comparing to the WIFI 5, which can only send the data packet to one device at a time on each channel, the WIFI 6 could combine the packet, separate to several devices and allow signals from the different devices bundled together. This new technology provides all the devices in the same network environment with same and harmonious traffic bandwidth in an efficient way.
OPTIMIZE ONLINE GAMING TRAFFIC FOR LOWER LATENCY!
MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.
GET CLEARER ORDER WITH VOICE BOOST
Hear your teammates perfectly but still enjoy your audio. Voice Boost automatically reduces the game’s audio when teammates speak, and sets volume back when no one speaks.
ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGN
Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.
SEPARATED AUDIO LAYERS FOR CLEAN LEFT & RIGHT CHANNELS
Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.
DUAL THUNDERBOLT™ 3 PORTS
Experience Thunderbolt 3 with unprecedented interface bandwidth speeds up to 40Gbp and support for up to six daisy-chained devices. Additionally, built in DisplayPort 1.4 output allows for compatible display devices to be attached. MEG Z490 GODLIKE features dual Thunderbolt 3 Type-C ports for maximum productivity.
USB FRONT TYPE-C
MSI gaming motherboards support USB Front Type-C that allows gamers to connect with the latest USB devices. Built up a system with MSI PC case to have the most convenient experience.
TRUE COLOR MYSTIC LIGHT ON MOTHERBOARD
Splash on some color and vibrant RGB lighting effects using MSI Mystic Light with 16.8 million colors and 31 LED effects.
MYSTIC LIGHT EXTENSION
Still not satisfied with the decoration on the ecosystem? The Mystic Light Extension will help you to have more attractive way to decorate you gaming rig by the LED Strips and still under controlled by the Mystic Light application.