Differences are marked in red
Z490-A PRO Z490-A PRO MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK MEG Z490 ACE MEG Z490 ACE
Socket 1200 1200 1200 1200
CPU (Max Support) i9 i9 i9 i9
Chipset Intel® Z490 Chipset Intel® Z490 Chipset Intel® Z490 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 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 5000(OC)/ 4800(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/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133 MHz 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
Memory Channel Dual Dual Dual Dual
DIMM Slots 4 4 4 4
Max Memory (GB) 128 128 128 128
PCI-E x16 2 2 2 3
PCI-E Gen Gen3 Gen3 Gen3 Gen3
PCI-E x1 3 3 3 2
SATAIII 6 6 6 6
M.2 Slot 2 2 2 3
RAID 0/1/5/10 0/1/5/10 0/1/5/10 0/1/5/10
TPM (header) 1 1 1 N/A
LAN 1x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5G LAN 1x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5G LAN 1x Realtek® RTL8125B 2.5G LAN + 1x Intel I219V 1G LAN 1x Realtek® 8125B 2.5G LAN controller
1x Intel® I219V 1G LAN controller
USB 3.2 ports (Front) 1(Gen 1, Type C), 4(Gen 1, Type A) 1(Gen 1, Type C), 4(Gen 1, Type A) 1(Gen 1, Type C), 2(Gen 1, Type A) 1(Gen2, Type C), 2(Gen1, Type A)
USB 3.2 ports (Rear) 1(Gen 2, Type C), 1(Gen 2, Type A), 2(Gen 1, Type A) 1(Gen 2, Type C), 1(Gen 2, Type A), 2(Gen 1, Type A) 1(Gen 2x2, Type C), 1(Gen 2, Type A), 4(Gen 1, Type A) 1(Gen 2x2, Type C), 3(Gen2, Type A), 2(Gen1, Type A)
USB 3.1 ports (Front) N/A n/a N/A N/A
USB 3.1 ports (Rear) N/A n/a N/A N/A
USB 2.0 ports (Front) 4 4 4 4
USB 2.0 ports (Rear) 2 2 2 2
Serial ports(Front) 1 1 N/A N/A
Audio ports (Rear) 6 HD audio connectors 5+ Optical S/PDIF (Realtek® ALC1200 Codec) REALTEK/ALC1200-VD1 Realtek® ALC1220 Codec + ESS SABRE9018Q2C combo DAC
DisplayPort 1 1 1 N/A
DVI-D N/A n/a N/A N/A
VGA N/A n/a N/A N/A
HDMI 1 1 1 N/A
DirectX 12 12 12 12
Form Factor ATX ATX ATX ATX
SLI N/A N/A N/A Y
CrossFire Y Y Y Y
Operating System Support for Windows® 10 64-bit Support for Windows® 10 64-bit Support for Windows® 10 64-bit Support for Windows® 10 64-bit
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