Intel LGA 1700 socket: Ready for 13th Gen Intel® Core processors & 12th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold and Celeron® Processors.
SFF Innovations: ROG Strix Hive moves OC controls and connectivity to the desktop while allowing for a larger audio solution, and the ROG FPS-II Card vertically mounts USB and SATA ports for a better building experience.
Robust Power Solution: 10 + 1 power solution rated for 105A per stage with ProCool II power connectors, high-quality alloy chokes, and durable capacitors to support multi-core processors.
Optimized VRM Thermals: Thick heatsinks with integrated I/O cover high-conductivity thermal pads, and connected with an L-shaped heatpipe.
Multi-Layer M.2 Stack: Both a PCIe®5.0 M.2 slot and a PCIe 4.0 M.2 are sandwiched between thick heatsinks in a space-saving and thermally-efficient array.
Abundant Connectivity: Two Thunderbolt 4 ports, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C® rear I/O port and front-panel connector, four additional USB 3.2 Gen 2 and Gen 1.
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* Supported memory types, data rate(Speed), and number of DRAM modules vary depending on the CPU and memory configuration, for more information refer to www.asus.com for memory support list.
Maximum Memory Supported
PCI Express 5.0 x16
Intel 13th & 12th Gen Processors* 1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 slot (supportsx16 or x8/x8 mode) * Please check the PCIe bifurcation table on the ASUS support site. - To ensure compatibility of the device installed, please refer to ASUS support website for the list of supported peripherals.
2 x SATA 6Gb/s
Intel 13th & 12th Gen Processors M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2280 (supports PCIe 5.0 x4 mode// PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)*** M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
*** M.2_1 comes from Intel Z790 Chipset when switched to PCIe 4.0 x4 mode
ROG High Definition Audio CODEC ALC4050 - Supports: Jack-detection - High quality 118 dB SNR stereo playback output and 94 dB SNR recording input - Supports up to 32-Bit/384 kHz playback Audio Features - ROG Hyper-Grounding Technology - ESS SABRE9260Q DAC - Silver-plated audio jacks - Optical S/PDIF out port & USB Type-C port with indepent power solution *** All audio functions on ROG STRIX Z790-I GAMING WIFI are supported through the ROG STRIX HIVE.
Max LAN Speed
1 x Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet ASUS LANGuard // TUF LANGuard
Wi-Fi 6E 2x2 Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) Supports 2.4/5/6GHz frequency band* * WiFi 6E 6GHz regulatory may vary between countries.
Rear Panel Ports
Back I/O Ports
2 x Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C port(s) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port(s) (1 x USB Type-C ) 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (3 x Type-A) (supports ROG STRIX HIVE) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s) (1 x Type-A) 2 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 x Type-A) 1 x HDMI port 1 x Wi-Fi Module 1 x Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet port 1 x Clear CMOS button
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 connector (support(s) USB Type-C ) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header(s) support(s) 2 additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
Fan and Cooling related 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header(s) 1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header(s) 1 x 4-pin Chassis Fan header(s)
Storage related 2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
Miscellaneous 1 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s) 1 x Aura RGB header(s) 1 x Thermal Sensor header 2 x USB Type-C connectors to Install ROG FPS-II card ROG FPS-II card 2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports 1 x CPU Over Voltage jumper 1 x Thermal Sensor header 1 x Front Panel header 1 x Alternative PCIe Mode switch 2 x USB 2.0 header(s) support(s) additional 3 USB 2.0 ports
Dimensions (W x L)
6.7" x 6.7"
1 x 24-pin Main Power connector 1 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
Extreme Engine Digi+ - 5K Black Metallic Capacitors ASUS Q-Design - M.2 Q-Latch - Q-DIMM - Q-Slot ASUS Thermal Solution - M.2 heatsink backplate - M.2 heatsink - VRM heatsink design ASUS EZ DIY - Clear CMOS button - CPU Socket lever protector - ProCool II - Pre-mounted I/O shield - SafeSlot - SafeDIMM Aura Sync - Aura RGB header(s) - Addressable Gen 2 header(s) ROG STRIX HIVE 1 x USB Type-C connects to Motherboard 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (1 x USB Type-C) 1 x USB 2.0 port(s) (1 x Type-A with BIOS FlashBack) 1 x Headphone jack with Mic in 1 x Mic in jack with Optical S/PDIF out 1 x AI OC button 1 x FlexKey button 1 x BIOS FlashBack button 1 x Volume Control Knob with Mute Button Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green])
Cables 2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables 1 x ROG USB2.0 splitter cable 1 x Panel Cable ROG FPS-II Card 1 x ROG FPS-II Card ROG STRIX HIVE 1 x ROG STRIX HIVE 1 x USB Type-C power connection cable Additional Cooling Kit 1 x Thermal pad for M.2 Miscellaneous 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi moving antennas 1 x Cable ties pack 1 x Rubber Package(s) for M.2 1 x Q-Latch package(s) for M.2 1 x ROG key chain 1 x ROG Strix stickers 1 x ROG Strix thank you card Documentation 1 x User guide
Date First Available
October 19, 2022
Customer Reviews of the ASUS STRIX Z790-I GAMING WIFI