CONQUER THE BATTLEFIELD
Introducing the all new MAG Z490 Tomahawk Motherboard from MSI. The MAG series was born through rigorous quality testing and designed to be a symbol of sturdiness and durability. Focused on providing the best user experience, the MAG series has a simple installation process coupled with a friendly user interface making it the best choice for entry level gamers.
CORE BOOST TECHNOLOGY
Combining 8+4 pin power connectors and premium layout design, that is ready for unleashing the maximum performance.
Highest quality component digital power IC makes sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.
6 layer PCB provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise.
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
Built-in USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port, offers the 20Gbps transmission speed, 4X faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1.
2.5G NETWORK SOLUTION
Featuring premium 2.5G LAN with LAN manager delivers better network experience.
The Fully isolated DIMM slots to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming and overclocking performance.
With 2 x M.2 slots . Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs.
TIME TO GET AGGRESSIVE
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 12 digital CPU power phases. Combining 8 + 4-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, MAG series motherboards are ready to sustain massive demand.
EXTENDED HEATSINK AND PRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELD
The MSI Z490 Tomahawk features a pre-installed I/O shield to make installing your motherboard simpler and safer and also protects your I/O ports from electrostatic discharge damage and with an all-metal extended heatsink to enlarge the surface area you can also expect more efficient heat dissipation allowing your new 10th Gen Intel CPU to perform as it should.
FASTER AND UNDISTORTED CURRENT DELIVERY
Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and full digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU. MSI Z490 motherboards are optimized to maximise the performance on the 10th Gen Intel ® Core™ processors. Choose MSI and unleash the full potential of your system through optimized PCB and power delivery design with load line calibration.
ADVANCED PERFORMANCE WITH DDR4 BOOST
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in operational performance or when working with large video and photography files. MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what.
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
The MSI Z490 Tomahawk supports multiple GPU solutions and also features optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate when utilising an AMD® CrossFire™ setup. Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free user experience.
MSI GAME BOOST
Need more power from your CPU and memory to get more FPS? MSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need. Simply turn the dial or use the Gaming App and your PC gets another adrenalin shot!
AMPLIFY YOUR GAME WITH AUDIO BOOST
MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most dynamic soundscapes dedicated to giving gamers true Hi-Fi sound offering a clear advantage over your opponents when gaming. Audio Boost offers a HD audio processor, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors, all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy.