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Z390 AORUS ULTRA(rev 1.0)

Intel Z390 AORUS Motherboard with 12+1 Phases Digital VRM, Direct Touch Heatpipe, RGB Fusion 2.0, 802.11ac Wireless, Triple M.2 with Thermal Guards, Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed, Front & Rear USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C
    • Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
    • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
    • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
    • 12+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with DrMOS
    • Advanced Thermal Design with Direct Touch Heatpipe
    • Onboard Intel® CNVi 802.11ac 2×2 Wave 2 Wi-Fi
    • ALC1220-VB Enhance 114dB(Rear)/ 110dB(Front) SNR in Microphone with WIMA Audio Capacitors
    • Intel® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed
    • RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone LED Light Show Design, Supports Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
    • Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
    • Front USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ Header
    • Triple Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 with Triple Thermal Guards
    • USB DAC-UP 2 with Adjustable Voltage
    • CEC 2019 Ready, Save Power With a Simple Click
    • Multi-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable™ Design
  1. Support for 9th and 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors/ Intel® Core™ i7 processors/ Intel® Core™ i5 processors/ Intel® Core™ i3 processors/ Intel® Pentium® processors/ Intel®Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package
  2. L3 cache varies with CPU

(Please refer to “CPU Support List” for more information.)

Chipset
  1. Intel® Z390 Express Chipset
Memory
  1. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128GB (32GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory**
    ** Please note that the support for system total memory size depends on the CPU installed.
  2. Dual channel memory architecture
  3. Support for DDR4 4400(O.C.) / 4333(O.C.) / 4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2800(O.C.) / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
  4. Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
  5. Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
  6. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

(Please refer to “Memory Support List” for more information.)

Onboard Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:

  1. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2160@30 Hz
    * Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.2.

Maximum shared memory of 1 GB
Actual support may vary by CPU

Audio
  1. Realtek® ALC1220-VB codec
    * The back panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
  2. High Definition Audio
  3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  4. Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN
  1. Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Wireless Communication module
  1. Intel® CNVi interface Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
  2. BLUETOOTH 5
  3. Support for 11ac 160 MHz wireless standard and up to 1.73 Gbps data rate
    * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
    * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
  2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
    * The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode.
  3. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
    * The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the M2P connector. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode when a PCIe SSD is installed in the M2P connector.
  4. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
    (All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
  5. 1 x M.2 Socket 1 connector for an Intel® CNVi wireless module only (CNVI)
Storage Interface Chipset:

  1. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M)
  2. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A)
  3. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P)
  4. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  5. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
    * Refer to “1-8 Internal Connectors,” for the installation notices for the PCIEX4, M.2, and SATA connectors.

Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

Multi-Graphics Technology
  1. Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
  2. Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
USB Chipset:

  1. 1 x USB Type-C™ port with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header
  2. 1 x USB Type-C™ port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
  3. 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
  4. 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)

Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:

  1. 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  3. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  4. 1 x CPU fan header
  5. 1 x water cooling CPU fan header
  6. 4 x system fan headers
  7. 2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
  8. 2 x digital LED strip headers
  9. 2 x digital LED strip power select jumpers
  10. 2 x RGB LED strip headers
  11. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  12. 3 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
  13. 1 x front panel header
  14. 1 x front panel audio header
  15. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
  16. 1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
  17. 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 header
  18. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  19. 1 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connector
  20. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2×6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
  21. 1 x serial port header
  22. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  23. 2 x temperature sensor headers
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x HDMI port
  2. 1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
  3. 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
  4. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
  5. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  6. 1 x RJ-45 port
  7. 2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
  8. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  9. 5 x audio jacks
I/O Controller
  1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
  1. Voltage detection
  2. Temperature detection
  3. Fan speed detection
  4. Water cooling flow rate detection
  5. Overheating warning
  6. Fan fail warning
  7. Fan speed control
    * Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
BIOS
  1. 2 x 128 Mbit flash
  2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
  3. Support for DualBIOS™
  4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Unique Features
  1. Support for APP Center
    * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
    3D OSD
    @BIOS
    AutoGreen
    Cloud Station
    EasyTune
    Easy RAID
    Fast Boot
    Game Boost
    ON/OFF Charge
    Platform Power Management
    RGB Fusion
    Smart Backup
    Smart Keyboard
    Smart TimeLock
    Smart HUD
    Smart Survey
    System Information Viewer
    USB Blocker
    USB DAC-UP 2
  2. Support for Q-Flash
  3. Support for Xpress Install
Bundled Software
  1. Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
  2. cFosSpeed
Operating System
  1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit
Form Factor
  1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
Remark
  1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors’ website or 3rd party website.
  2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.