ASRock Z490 Taichi ATX - motherboard
|Maximum number of SMP processors||1|
|Compatible processor series||Intel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™ i3, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, Intel Core i9, Intel® Pentium®|
|Maximum internal memory||128 GB|
|Supported memory clock speeds||2133,2400,2666,2800,2933,3200,3600,3733,3800,3866,4000,4133,4266,4333,4400 MHz|
|Supported memory types||DDR4|
|Memory slots type||DIMM|
|Number of memory slots||4|
|Weight & dimensions|
|Wi-Fi standards||Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)|
|LAN controller||Dragon RTL8125BG|
|Ethernet interface type||2.5 Gigabit Ethernet|
|USB 2.0 connectors||2|
|CPU fan connector|
|ATX Power connector (24-pin)|
|Number of chassis fan connectors||6|
|Front panel audio connector|
|USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors||2|
|Number of SATA III connectors||8|
|USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) connectors||1|
|12V power connector|
|Back panel I/O ports|
|PS/2 ports quantity||1|
|Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports||2|
|WiFi-AP antenna jack||2|
|HDMI ports quantity||1|
|USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity||5|
|USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity||2|
|USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity||1|
|Supported storage drive types||HDD & SSD|
|Supported storage drive interfaces||Serial ATA III|
|PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots||2|
|PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots||3|
|BIOS memory size||128 Mbit|
|BIOS type||EFI AMI|
|Clear CMOS button|
|Maximum resolution||4096 x 2304 pixels|
|Parallel processing technology support||SLI|
|Number of displays supported||2|
|Certification||FCC, CE, ErP/EuP|
|Motherboard chipset||Intel Z490|
|Motherboard form factor||ATX|
|Audio output channels||7.1 channels|
|PC health monitoring||FAN,Temperature,Voltage|
|Windows operating systems supported||Windows 10|
|Motherboard chipset family||Intel|
|Audio chip||Realtek ALC1220|
Taichi represents the philosophical state of undifferentiated absolute and infinite potential. A motherboard that fulfills every task – with style! Become like water. Shapeless, formless, versatile for any situation.
REVOLUTIONARY Z490 MOTHERBOARDS:
Your PC Transformed
Style . More reliable. Design that delivers.
PCI Express 4.0 Hardware Ready!
Welcome to the PCI Express 4.0 new era and be a smart buyer with ASRock motherboards! Z490 enthusiast level motherboards equipped with luxury components that allows geeks to be hardware ready for PCI Express 4.0 standard !
PCIE 4.0 Clock Generator
An additional external base clock generator that delivers PCI Express 4.0 standard.
PCIE 4.0 Steel Slot
Equipped with reinforced steel slot which is based on PCI Express 4.0 hardware requirement.
PCIE 4.0 M.2 Socket
Hyper M.2 Key M socket, wth PCI Express 4.0 hardware for x4 high speed SSDs.
PCIE 4.0 Switches
A set of switches that transfer PCI-E 4.0 x16 signal into x8/x8 design.
PCIE 4.0 Re-Driver
A set of Re-Driver that boosts PCI-E 4.0 signals to longer lengths.
Optimized for Water Cooling –
XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink with Active FAN Design
XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink design with active fan that effectively improve heat dissipation and promotes overall performance. This is aimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts to bring a new computing experience paired with Intel’s 10-core processors.
0dB Silent Cooling
Realize the completely silent computing by automatically adjusts fan speed and even command it stop working when the temperature goes low.
*It's recommended to use water cooling on this motherboard to avoid mechnical conflict on certain air cooling products.
ESS 9218 DAC （130dB SNR）
Embrace the audio stunning performance with ES9218 SABRE DAC!
- True Hi-Fi Audio. No distorted digital signal
- 130dB SNR
- 112dB THD+N and supports higher impedance up to 600 Ω headphone
WIMA Audio Caps
Optimized for high end audio applications! Deliver crystal and balanced sound to satisfy even the pickiest audiophile.
Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.
The Sound Tracker is a visual indicator that points out the directions from which predominant sounds are coming. Each sound is properly positioned in 360° on a radar for a full immersion during the game.
Unbeatable Heatsink Armor
Forged with aluminum alloy heatsinnk top cover that effectively improves heat dissipation. Underneath its solid strong cover lie three gaming required M.2 Key M sockets for high speed SSDs.
Strengthens the motherboard to prevent bending caused by heavy coolers or graphics cards with better airflow and enhanced stability.
Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Compared to traditional discrete MOSFETs, it intelligently delivers higher current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.
Premium 60A Power Choke
Compared to traditional chokes, ASRock’s premium 60A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.
Heat Dissipating PCB Technology
Luxurious features extend to the onboard heat dissipating PCB points. Heat Dissipating PCB gives the motherboard a more mysterious touch and this design effectively takes the heat away from PCB and lower down the temperature up to 4.1 degrees!
2oz Copper PCB
2 ounce copper inner layers that provide stable signal traces and power shapes! Delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking, it's able to support the latest DDR4 memory modules with most extreme memory performance!
RULE YOUR OWN LIGHTING WAY - POLYCHROME RGB
ASRock motherboards deliver stunning performance and superior aesthetics to rule your own colorful lighting way! ASRock offers a very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and any RGB devices smoothly. Devices can be synchronized across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories as well.
*The addressable RGB LED header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strip (5V/Data/GND), with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V), a max of 80 LEDs and length within 2 meters.
*The RGB LED header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B), with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V) and length within 2 meters.
Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax
Welcome to the new Wi-Fi standard! ASRock’s motherboard equipped with next generation Intel Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax adapter. The speed will be working up to 2.4Gbps and it will also natively operate with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz simultaneously. Significant improvement in bi-directional MU-MIMO support is another attractive feature as well.
Dragon 2.5 Gb/s LAN
The intelligent 2.5Gb/s LAN platform is built for maximum networking performance for the demanding requirements of home networking, content creators, online gamers and high-quality streaming media. Boost networking performance up to 2.5X the bandwidth compared to the standard gigabit Ethernet, you’ll enjoy the faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.
Automatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother, stutter-free in-game performance and the competitive edge.
Reinforced Steel Slot [PCIe 4.0 Version]
The reinforced steel slot comes with the next generation PCI Express 4.0 standard. The various benefits include:
- Extra anchor points
- Stronger latch
- Ensure signal stability
- Make sure heavy graphics cards to be well-installed.
USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C
The latest USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C delivers up to 20 Gbps data transfer rate which is 2x as fast as previous generation, providing a blazing fast data transfer interface with reversible USB Type-C design that fits the connector either way.
Front USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
Front USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C header delivers up to 10 Gbps data transfer rate and next generation reversible USB design to the front panel of computer case.
XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
Extra large aluminum alloy heat sinks that effectively take away heat from the MOSFET and chipset so that your whole system may perform more stable.
A new designed protective cover for all of the crucial parts near the motherboard's rear I/O, so that they won't easily be damaged by static electricity.
High Density Glass Fabric PCB
High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.
Matte Black PCB
A new mysterious matte black and copper color scheme to match the prestigious components on ASRock's high-end motherboards.
2oz Copper PCB
Using only carefully selected copper materials for PCB layers, 2oz Copper PCB delivers lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking.
Gold Audio Jacks
Everything will wear off in time, but gold looks better! Gold audio jack provides stable sound transmission!
Water Pump Header
This is not only a standard CPU fan header, but also supports water pumps! This header provides a maximum of 2A power for supporting the most popular water pumps. User also can adjust the voltage of water pump to get higher cooling performance with lower noise.
Live Update & APP Shop
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.more
Full Spike Protection
Some sensitive digital components on the motherboard are vulnerable to power surges, the excessive current may cause your system to malfunction immediately. ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.
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