For creative professionals looking forward to increasing productivity and improving efficiency, the MSI PRO Z790-A WIFI offers a quality platform with the capacity to support a broad spectrum of both cutting-edge and innovative hardware.
Supports Intel Core 12th & 13th Gen Processors
The PRO Z790-A WIFI motherboard supports 12th & 13th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors.
Form Factor: ATX
Socket Type: LGA 1700
Chipset: Intel Z790
16 Duet Rail Power System with 80A Smart Power Stage
With its dual 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, the PRO Z790-A WIFI is able to sustain heavy CPU power loads to support system-demanding settings:
1. Digital PWM IC
2. 16 Duet Rail Power System with 80A SPS
3. 1-Phase GT Power
4. 1-Phase AUX Power
Integrated Cooling Features
VRM Cooling: Features an Extended Heatsink design and 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pads for improved thermal dissipation.
PCB Cooling: A 6-layer server-grade printed circuit design with 2 oz. thickened copper improves heat dissipation & performance.
SSD Cooling: M.2 Shield Frozr prevents thermal throttling.
System Cooling: Connect and synchronize cooling with strategically placed pin-headers - including a dedicated pump-fan header.
Fortified PCI-e 5.0 x16
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points to support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor also shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference:
1 x PCI-e 5.0/4.0/3.0 x16 slot (with Steel Armor**)
1 x PCI-e 4.0/3.0 x16 slot*
* Supports x4
** MSI Surface Mount Technology (SMT) solder welding improves signal clarity.
Lightning Gen4 M.2 Connectors
The PRO Z790-A WIFI motherboard features MSI's latest M.2 slots:
4 x Gen4 x4 64Gb/s slots
M.2 Shield Frozr
Even the world’s fastest SSDs will automatically slow if thermal throttling firmware detects excessively high temperatures.
M.2 Shield Frozr: MSI's most advanced thermal solution, offering the best possible protection to ensure maximum SSD transfer speed performance.
4 x DDR5 Dual Channel (7200 MHz OC)
Memory Boost: A fully-isolated DDR circuit delivers pure data signals for optimal gaming and overclocking performance.
XMP profiles in MSI BIOS are MSI OC LAB optimized and can be easily enabled with auto power settings for optimized memory speed and stability.
* 1DPC 1R Max. overclocking frequency 7200+ MHz, supports Intel XMP.
Wi-Fi 6E & Bluetooth 5.2
2.5G LAN: A 2.5Gbps LAN controller delivers a premium network gaming experience.
Wi-Fi 6E: Features the latest Wi-Fi 6E module (ultra-low latency, high-bandwidth) & Bluetooth 5.2 technology.
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C: Connect to devices and transfer files at high bandwidth rates: 20Gb/s.
HD Audio: 7.1-Channel USB High Performance Audio with Audio Boost 5 & S/PDIF output.