12*+1 Phase Digital Power DesignZ390 DESIGNARE motherboard uses a 12+1 phases digital CPU power design which includes both digital PWM Controller and DrMOS. These 100% digital controller and additional 8+4 Solid-pin CPU Power Connectors offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from the new 9th Generation Intel Core processors.
Advanced Thermal DesignZ390 uses high performance thermal design by combining massive heatsink, Direct Touch Heatpipe, thick thermal pad, providing ultimate MOSFET cooling performance for enthusiasts, overclockers and gamers.
1. Multi-Cut HeatsinkMultiple angles design on heatsink to improve thermal performance by increasing heat dissipation surface and maintain stylish aesthetic.
2. Direct Touch HeatpipeDirect Touch Heatpipe helps transfer heat from MOSFET to heatsink, also connects two parts of MOSFET heatsink for the best cooling performance.
3. Thick Thermal PadBy using 1.5mm thicker thermal pad, it can provide better contact pressure between heatsink and components and faster heat transfer.
NVIDIA® QUADRO® Professional Graphics SupportsNVIDIA® QUADRO® 3D Workstation Professional Graphics Solutions are designed and built specifically for artists, designers, and engineers, NVIDIA Quadro GPUs power more than 100 professional applications across a broad range of industries. Professionals trust them to enable their best work using applications such as Adobe® Creative Cloud, Avid Media Composer, Autodesk Suites, Dassault Systemes, CATIA and SOLIDWORKS, Siemens NX, PTC Creo, and many more.
CPU attached Dual Intel PCIe AIC SSDs in RAID 0/1 SupportExtreme Performance with Gen3 x4 NVMe PCIe SSDs
Z390 DESIGNARE motherboard offers the first ever direct CPU attached PCIe AIC SSDs of NVMe storage for users who demand high capacity and seek the ultimate performance. DESIGNARE’s unique design can be configured in RAID for record speeds of up to 3551 MB/s (Sequential Read) directly attached to CPU side, removing the bottleneck between CPU and platform chipset, making Z390 DESIGNARE the obvious choice for the ultimate content creation PC.
Triple PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0 SupportExtreme Performance with PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe SSDs
Z390 motherboards offer the industry's best compatibility in terms of NVMe storage for users who demand high capacity and seek the best performance. GIGABYTE' unique design can be configured in RAID for record speeds of up to 3551 MB/s (Sequential Read), making GIGABYTE the obvious choice for the ultimate PC.
Dual PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2GIGABYTE Motherboards are focused on delivering M.2 technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their system's potential.
GIGABYTE M.2 Thermal GuardGIGABYTE Ultra-Efficient M.2 Thermal Guard
With durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a thermal solution for M.2 SSD devices. The M.2 Thermal Guard prevents throttling and bottlenecks from high speed M.2 SSDs as it helps to dissipate heat before it becomes an issue.
Support for DDR4 to 4266MHz and BeyondGIGABYTE is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility to 4266MHz and beyond.
Next Generation 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt™ 3Dual Thunderbolt™ 3 – The fastest 40Gb/s single-wire connection
Powered by Intel's own Thunderbolt controller the new Thunderbolt™ 3 protocol, which is available over two USB Type-C™ connectors on the back I/O of the GIGABYTE Z390 DESIGNARE, brings an unprecedented single-wire bandwidth of up to 40 Gb/s -- twice more than the previous generation of Thunderbolt! This incredible increase in bandwidth is also accompanied with support for different protocols such as DisplayPort 1.2 and USB 3.1, which is backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, opening up a world of new possibilities.
Daisy-chain Multiple DevicesSupport for DisplayPort 1.2 makes Thunderbolt™ 3 a must have for any enthusiast. The Z390 DESIGNARE is able to support two displays in 4K resolution at 60 FPS or one display in 5K resolution. In addition, Thunderbolt™ 3 over USB Type-C™ has revolutionary industry-first features such as Power Delivery 2.0, and the ability to daisy-chain up to 12 devices thanks to the Z390 DESIGNARE's dual USB Type-C™ ports.
DisplayPort InputUltimate digital creative pen display experience
Z390 DESIGNARE motherboard offers the first ever DisplayPort input for external graphic card. Makes the possibility to take the latest GEFORCE® RTX DP1.4 8K resolution into the onboard ThunderboltTM. Provides the most natural experience of creation for professional artists and designers.
Dual Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software + Intel WirelessDual Intel® Gigabit LAN features cFosSpeed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency and maintain low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in crowded LAN environments.
Smashes the GbE Barrier!Integrated Intel® 802.11ac Wave2 CNVi WIFI + Bluetooth 5
Intel Next-Gen Wireless solution supports 802.11ac Wave 2 function, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 1.73Gbps. Double the speed compared to the previous generation. Moreover, Bluetooth 5 provides 4x range over BT4.2 and with faster transmission.
USB Type-C™ Front Panel ConnectorEquipped with next generation connectivity GIGABYTE Motherboards already support the chassis of the future. The onboard USB Type-C™ header for USB 3.1 Gen2 makes access convenient when connecting a USB 3.1 Gen2 drive or charging your new mobile device.
ALC1220-VB Immersive Gaming ViBesAll New Realtek High-End HD Audio Codec
ALC1220 120dB(A) SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, preventing issues such as low volume and distortion.
With the new VB series audio controller, stream your voice to the world vibrantly with both front/rear microphone SNR up to 110/114dB(A).
No More ConfusionDuring In-Game Voice Chat
Microphone input with higher front dynamic range allows gamers to hear more clearly. No more misunderstandings, no more confusing GO! GO! GO! as NO! NO! NO!
High-End WIMA & Audio CapacitorsThe GIGABYTE motherboards boast a combination of Hi-Fi grade WIMA FKP2 capacitors and high-end audio capacitors. While the high-end audio capacitors are suited for high-grade audio equipment, using state of the art technology to provide rich sound in the bass and clearer high frequencies, the WIMA FKP2 capacitors are being used widely in premium grade Hi-Fi systems. The addition of this to the exclusive AOURS AMP-UP Audio technology makes for the ideal onboard sound solution for the most demanding audiophiles.
USB DAC-UP 2 Adjustable Voltage USB Port with Dedicated Power DesignGIGABYTE improves upon USB DAC-UP technologies with USB DAC-UP 2.
USB DAC-UP 2 continues to provide clean, isolated and low-noise power while adding the ability to compensate for voltage drop.
Virtual reality pioneers and gamers alike can rest assured that their expensive accessories and peripherals will not encounter connectivity or power deficiency issues with the GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP 2. With Gaming Gear drawing large amounts of power and having firm specification requirements USB DAC-UP 2 is up for the challenge.
Integrated I/O Shield ArmorDurable Design And Easy Installation
With an integrated I/O shield, building a GIGABYTE Ultra Durable PC is even easier and convenient. Users can expect excellent durability with the durable design of the pre-installed I/O shield.
Solid Pin Power ConnectorsZ390 motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin + 4pin power connectors to offer a stable power supply during CPU overloading.
Ultra Durable™ Memory ArmorGIGABYTE' exclusive one piece stainless steel shielding design prevents against PCB distortion/twisting and plate bending, in addition to preventing any possible ESD interference.
The Industry's Leading LAN Static-Electricity & Surge ProtectionGIGABYTE motherboards use ICs with up to 3 times the ESD resistance levels compared to traditional ICs. This helps to better protect the motherboard and its components against potential damage caused by static electricity. GIGABYTE motherboards also feature special anti-surge ICs that protect your motherboard, and your PC from any surge in power delivery that may occur, helping to ensure that your PC is equipped to deal with any potentially irregular and inconsistent power delivery.
Support RGB Lighting Effect in Full ColorPersonalize your next PC rig to your liking by selecting the color of your choice to illuminate the external RGB light strip.
Smart Fan 5With Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.
Achieve fan silence. With Fan Stop, map any fan to stop completely when temperatures drop below a specified threshold. Which fan stops, based on readings from which sensor, and at what temperature—all of it can be customized to your liking.
Save power with a simple clickCEC Requirement : PC power consumption must be under a certain level when it's in off mode, idle mode, stand-by mode. With high power efficiency hardware components and fine tuned BIOS, GIGABYTE motherboards can achieve lower power consumption under idle mode and fully comply with new CEC 2019 (California Energy Commission) power consumption requirement.
Refreshed BIOSThe BIOS is essential for users during initial setup to allow for the most optimal settings. With a new GUI and easier to use functionalities, GIGABYTE has been able to reinvent the BIOS to give users a better experience while setting up their new system.
XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster: Cast Your Game Anytime, AnywhereNow set up your stage and share the greatest gaming moments with XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster! Fully optimized social media integration is ready for real-time chats—keeping you notified yet focused in the game. It takes just one click to stream your gameplay to Twitch. Host your game like a pro!
- Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
- Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
- 12+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with DrMOS
- Advanced Thermal Design with Direct Touch Heatpipe
- Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 - The USB-C that Does it All
- CPU attached PCIe 3.0 x4/x4 NVMe RAID
- Dual Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 x4 interface with Thermal Guards
- Multi-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable™ Design
- Dual Intel® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed
- Onboard Intel CNVi 160MHz 802.11ac 2x2 WIFI
- Front USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ Header
- ALC1220-VB Enhance 114dB(Rear)/ 110dB(Front) SNR in Microphone with WIMA Audio Capacitors
- USB DAC-UP 2 with Adjustable Voltage
- Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
- Support RGB Lighting Effect in Full Colors
- CEC 2019 Ready, Save the Power as Easy as One Click
- Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
- RAID levels
- 0, 1, 5, 10
- Compatible processor series
- Intel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™ i3, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, Intel Core i9, Intel® Pentium®
- PS/2 ports quantity
- USB 2.0 ports quantity
- Supported storage drive types
- HDD, SSD
- Motherboard form factor
- Front panel audio connector
- Headphone outputs
- Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
- Windows operating systems supported
- Windows 10
- Number of displays supported
- 305 mm
- Motherboard chipset
- Intel Z390 Express
- Ethernet interface type
- Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
- CPU fan connector
- Microphone in
- PCI Express x1 slots
- DisplayPorts quantity
- Desktop Management Interface (DMI) version
- CE, FCC
- Bundled software
- Norton® Internet Security (OEM version) cFosSpeed
- Audio output channels
- 7.1 channels
- Wi-Fi standards
- IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
- BIOS memory size
- 32 MB
- Plug and Play
- USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity
- Number of memory slots
- Clear CMOS jumper
- Supported storage drive interfaces
- M.2, Serial ATA III
- Supported memory clock speeds
- 2133,2400,2666,2800,3000,3200,3300,3333,3400,3466,3600,3666,3733,3800,3866,4000,4133,4266 MHz
- USB 2.0 connectors
- USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity
- Ethernet LAN
- Motherboard chipset family
- USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors
- USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity
- Supported memory types
- Front panel connector
- RGB LED pin header
- Number of SATA III connectors
- Maximum graphics adapter memory
- 1000 MB
- Unbuffered memory
- 244 mm
- Processor socket
- LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
- ACPI version
- S/PDIF out port
- 12V power connector
- BIOS type
- UEFI AMI
- HDMI ports quantity
- System management BIOS (SMBIOS) version
- Supported processor sockets
- LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
- Maximum internal memory
- 64 GB
- Memory slots type
- Audio chip
- Realtek ALC1220-VB
- Bluetooth version
- Processor manufacturer
- Memory channels
- PCI Express x16 slots
- ATX Power connector (24-pin)
|Compatible processor series||Intel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™ i3, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, Intel Core i9, Intel® Pentium®|
|Processor socket||LGA 1151 (Socket H4)|
|Supported memory types||DDR4-SDRAM|
|Memory slots type||DIMM|
|Supported memory clock speeds||2133,2400,2666,2800,3000,3200,3300,3333,3400,3466,3600,3666,3733,3800,3866,4000,4133,4266 MHz|
|Number of memory slots||4|
|Maximum internal memory||64 GB|
|Weight & dimensions|
|Ethernet interface type||Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|USB 2.0 connectors||1|
|USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors||1|
|Number of SATA III connectors||6|
|Supported storage drive interfaces||M.2, Serial ATA III|
|Front panel audio connector|
|Front panel connector|
|ATX Power connector (24-pin)|
|CPU fan connector|
|12V power connector|
|RGB LED pin header|
|Back panel I/O ports|
|USB 2.0 ports quantity||2|
|USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity||4|
|USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity||2|
|USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity||2|
|Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports||2|
|PS/2 ports quantity||1|
|HDMI ports quantity||1|
|S/PDIF out port|
|Supported storage drive types||HDD, SSD|
|RAID levels||0, 1, 5, 10|
|Bundled software||Norton® Internet Security (OEM version) cFosSpeed|
|PCI Express x1 slots||2|
|PCI Express x16 slots||3|
|BIOS type||UEFI AMI|
|BIOS memory size||32 MB|
|Clear CMOS jumper|
|Plug and Play|
|Desktop Management Interface (DMI) version||2.7|
|System management BIOS (SMBIOS) version||2.7|
|Maximum graphics adapter memory||1000 MB|
|Number of displays supported||3|
|Motherboard chipset family||Intel|
|Motherboard chipset||Intel Z390 Express|
|Motherboard form factor||ATX|
|Audio output channels||7.1 channels|
|Audio chip||Realtek ALC1220-VB|
|Supported processor sockets||LGA 1151 (Socket H4)|
|Windows operating systems supported||Windows 10|