AN ENDLESS PERFORMANCE WITH ASROCK
Transform your style and PC with revolutionary Z490 motherboards. The ASRock Z490 Taichi ATX motherboard supports 10th Gen and future generation Intel® Core™ Processors and NVIDIA® SLI™, AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ and features ASRock’s premium super alloy for extreme durability and longevity. The integrated I/O shield and wealth of USB 3.2 Gen2 connections allows gamers to experience speedy transfer rates and with the wireless Intel 802.11ax Wi-Fi Module plus Dragon 2.5G LAN, this motherboard is built for maximum networking performance for the demanding requirements of home networking, content creators, online gamers and high-quality streaming media. You’ll find Z490 enthusiast level motherboards are well equipped with luxury components that allows gamers to be hardware ready for PCI Express 4.0 standard.
Please note: Z490 Motherboards are compatible with 10th Gen Intel Core™/ Pentium® CPUs for LGA 1200 socket. These Intel Z490 Motherboards do not share the same socket as Intel’s 300 Series Motherboards, they are electrically incompatible & will not work with 9th Gen Intel CPUs.
RULE YOUR OWN LIGHTING WAY WITH POLYCHROME RGB
Gamers want a motherboard that fulfills every task – with style! The Z490 Taichi is like water. Shapeless, formless, versatile for any situation. A design that delivers and is more reliable, your PC transformed with revolutionary Z490 motherboards. With outstanding performance and superior aesthetics that let you rule your own way, utilizing the comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and any RGB devices smoothly. Includes two Addressable RGB LED Headers and two RGB LED Headers. 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.
INTEL WI-FI 6 802.11AX | DRAGON 2.5GB LAN | USB 3.2 GEN2 X2 TYPE-C
Featuring the latest Wi-Fi standard 2T2R Intel Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax 2.4Gbps, a significant improvement in bi-directional MU-MIMO support is another attractive feature as well. The flexible integrated I/O shield reserves tolerance for fitting chassis perfectly. Boost your networking performance with Dragon 2.5Gb LAN up to 2.5X than standard Gigabit LAN. Fast and furious USB 3.2 Gen2 x2 Type-C 20Gbps. Additionally, a Front USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C header delivers up to 10Gbps data transfer rate and next generation reversible USB design to the front panel of computer case.
HARDWARE READY AND REINFORCED!
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
CIE 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.
NAHIMIC AUDIO | WIMA AUDIO CAPS | ESS 9218 DAC | REALTEK ALC1220 AUDIO CODEC
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. Optimized for high end audio applications, WIMA Audio Caps deliver crystal and balanced sound to satisfy even the pickiest sound enthusiasts. Embrace the audio stunning performance with ES9218 SABRE DAC! True Hi-Fi Audio. No distorted digital signal.
XXL ALUMINIUM ALLOY HEATSINK WITH ACTIVE FAN DESIGN
The XXL Aluminium Alloy Heatsink design with active fan, effectively improves heat dissipation and promotes overall performance. This is aimed for devoted gamers and enthusiasts to bring a new computing experience paired with Intel’s 10-Core processors. Plus, with 0dB Silent Cooling gamers can experience completely silent computing, as this silent cooling feature automatically adjusts fan speed and even command it stop working when the temperature goes low. An integrated water pump header offers a maximum of 2A power for supporting the most popular water pumps. Adjust the voltage of water pump to get higher cooling with lower noise.
FULL SPIKE PROTECTION
ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard’s components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.
LIVE UPDATE & APP SHOP
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. Users can download various apps and support software, optimise your system with ease and keep your motherboard up to date.