unite as one
The MAG series fights alongside gamers in pursuit of honor.
With added military-inspired elements in these gaming products, they were reborn as the symbol of sturdiness and durability.
Core Boost Technology
Sever Grade PCB
16 Phases Mirrored Power Arrangement with 90A SPS
premium thermal solution
M.2 Shield Frozr
Pump Fan Support
Heatsink with 7W/mK Thermal Pad
2.5G Network Solution
Lightning Gen 5
- Power Solution
- Diy Friendly
- cooling overview
- Fully Fan Control
- Water Cooling
- System Cooling
Extended Heatsink enlarges the surface of heat dissipation, ensuring even high-end processors to run in full speed.
M.2 Shield Frozr
Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
Heavy Plated VRM HeatsinkThe VRM heatsink covers the upperMOS and helps dissipate the heat.
7W/mK Thermal Pad &Additional Choke Pad
High quality 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pads and extra choke thermal pads ensure all cores running in high performcance.
Fully Fan Control
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans in BIOS and software with a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE.
MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.
OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 3 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
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.
- PCB DESIGN
- MORE FOR PERFORMANCE
16 PHASES MIRRORED POWER ARRANGEMENT WITH 90A SPS
Unleash and sustain the maximum performance with a premium VRM design built with a total of 16 Phases Mirrored Power Arrangement with 90A SPS. Combining dual power connectors and Power Stage, MAG Z790 Series are ready for the challenge of high-end processors.
OPTIMIZED PCB SOLUTION
The PCB design has been optimized for higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds, which is also beneficial for reliable circuit transmission.
- 6 PCB layers
- IT-170 Server-grade PCB material
- 2oz Thickened Copper
MORE FOR PERFORMANCE
- EZ M.2 CLIP
- DRIVER UTILITY INSTALLER
- FLASH BIOS BUTTON
- MORE FOR DIY FRIENDLY
EZ M.2 CLIP
Have trouble turning screws? MSI innovative EZ M.2 clip assist you install an M.2 SSD quickly and effortlessly.
MSI DRIVER UTILITY INSTALLER
Once connected to the internet, MSI Driver Utility Installer will detect and present suitable drivers and utilities automatically, you can download and install with just a few clicks. Learn more
*Please ensure to connect the internet, or the Driver Utility Installer won’t launch automatically.
*MSI Driver Utility Installer will be ready in Windows 11 build 22H2.
Run into trouble when updating your BIOS or somehow corrupted it? Don’t worry, MSI motherboards offer multiple options to successfully boot your system again.
MORE FOR DIY FRIENDLY
The design protect your IO ports and makes your installation process easier and safer.
- Bios & software
- LIGHTNING GEN 5 PCI-E
Lightning Gen 5 PCI-e with Steel Armor
LIGHTNING GEN 5 PCI-E
Doubling over the previous generation, the bandwidth of a x16 interface can reach 128GB/s.
SMT PCIE 5.0 SLOT
The advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) PCIE slot diminish interference and electrical noise, fully support the PCI-E 5.0 signal.
Secure to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards.
FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE
MSI MAG 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.
DOUBLE BANDWIDTH WITH LIGHTNING USB 3.2 GEN 2x2 20G
Using USB 3.2 devices has never been faster! MAG Z790 series motherboards offer a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, offering never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s when connecting the Rear USB Type-C.
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.
A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCE
MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. The XMP memory profile has great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z790. Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
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.
- MSI CENTER
- CLICK BIOS 5
- NORTON 360
- RESIZABLE BAR
MSI brand new MSI 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!
Choose from a preset XMP profile and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory.
VMD (Volume Management Device)
Enable direct control and management of NVMe SSDs from the PCIe bus without additional hardware adaptors.
Conveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility.
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.
Exclusive UI of AIDA64 Extreme
MSI motherboards provide 60 days free trial of AIDA64 Extreme - MSI edition. AIDA64 Extreme is an almighty application for system information, diagnostics and benchmarks. With the application, you can monitor the detailed hardware and software information on PC and save it to file in multiple formats such as CSV and HTML.
Opt-in to Cyber Safety with Norton 360 Deluxe
Multiple layers of protection for your devices, online privacy features including our Secure VPN, plus Dark Web Monitoring - all in a single solution. With MSI motherboards, you can enjoy a 60-day free trial of Norton 360 Deluxe.
- Up to 50 GB PC cloud backup
- Real time Threat protection and Smart Firewall
- Password manager
- PC SafeCam
The MSI trial offer is not available for existing Norton customers. If you have an active Norton subscription, you will need to opt-out of the existing subscription to be eligible for this offer. For Important Subscription, Pricing and Offer Details, please refer to NortonLifeLock License and Services Agreement. NortonLifeLock Product and Service Privacy Notices.
Resizable BAR (Re-Size BAR) is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and improve performance.
- mystic light
- Audio Boost 5
audio boost 5
- HIGH PERFORMANCE ALC4080 AUDIO PROCESSOR
- HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORS
- HIGH QUALITY AUDIO JACKS WITH S/PDIF
- ISOLATED AUDIO SIGNAL
- DE-POP PROTECTION
EXTEND YOUR RGB EXPERIENCE WITH EASE
Add more color if you want! Mystic Light Extension pin header provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller.
- 2.5G LAN & WI-FI 6E
HIGH-BANDWIDTH AND LOW-LATENCY NETWORK
MSI's premium network solution provides incredible data transfer speed for demanding users.
- Wi-Fi 6E
- Bluetooth 5.3
- 2.5G LAN
MAG Z790 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4
- Supports 12th/ 13th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors for LGA 1700 socket
- Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5333+(OC) MHz
- Enhanced Power Design: 16+1+1 Mirrored Power Arrangement, dual 8-pin CPU power connectors, Core Boost, Memory Boost
- Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 5.0 slot, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2
- Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink Design and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop works
- AUDIO BOOST 5: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
- High Quality PCB: 6-layer PCB made by 2oz thickened copper and server grade level material