Motherboard

MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

Total

$189

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Product Specifications

Manufacturer
MSI
Part #
Z490-A PRO
Socket / CPU
LGA1200
Form Factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z490
Memory Max
128 GB
Memory Type
DDR4
Memory Slots
4
Memory Speed
DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3300, DDR4-3333, DDR4-3400, DDR4-3466, DDR4-3600, DDR4-3733, DDR4-3866, DDR4-4000, DDR4-4133, DDR4-4200, DDR4-4266, DDR4-4300, DDR4-4400, DDR4-4533, DDR4-4600, DDR4-4800
Color
Black / Silver
SLI/CrossFire
CrossFire Capable
PCI-E x16 Slots
2
PCI-E x8 Slots
0
PCI-E x4 Slots
0
PCI-E x1 Slots
3
PCI Slots
0
M.2 Slots
2242/2260/2280/22110 M-key, 2242/2260/2280 M-key, 2230 E-key
mSATA Slots
0
Onboard Ethernet
1 x 2.5 Gbit/s
SATA 6 Gb/s
6
Onboard Video
Depends on CPU
USB 2.0 Headers
2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 Headers
2
USB 3.2 Gen 2 Headers
1
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Headers
0
Supports ECC
No
Wireless Networking
None
RAID Support
Yes

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MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI ATX LGA1200 Motherboard image
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Memory Max
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Price
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CPUs compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

Intel Core i9-10900K 3.7 GHz 10-Core Processor image
CPU
Core Clock
3.7 GHz
Core Count
10
Price
$479.97
Intel Core i7-10700K 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor image
CPU
Core Clock
3.8 GHz
Core Count
8
Price
$323.99
Intel Core i5-10400F 2.9 GHz 6-Core Processor image
CPU
Core Clock
2.9 GHz
Core Count
6
Price
$172.99
Intel Core i5-10600K 4.1 GHz 6-Core Processor image
CPU
Core Clock
4.1 GHz
Core Count
6
Price
$269.99

RAM modules compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

Crucial Ballistix 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory image
RAM Memory
Modules
2 x 8GB
Price / GB
$4.997
Price
$73.99
Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory image
RAM Memory
Modules
2 x 16GB
Voltage
1.35 V
Price
$283.39
Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory image
RAM Memory
Modules
2 x 8GB
Voltage
1.35 V
Price
$79.99
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory image
RAM Memory
Modules
2 x 8GB
Voltage
1.35 V
Price
$75.99

Graphics Cards compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

MSI GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8 GB GAMING X TRIO Graphics Card image
Graphics Card
Boost Clock
1830 MHz
Length
323 mm
Price
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8 GB Founders Edition Graphics Card image
Graphics Card
Core Clock
1500 MHz
Boost Clock
1730 MHz
Price
EVGA GeForce RTX 3090 24 GB FTW3 ULTRA GAMING Graphics Card image
Graphics Card
Boost Clock
1800 MHz
Length
300 mm
Price
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3070 8 GB GAMING OC Graphics Card image
Graphics Card
Boost Clock
1815 MHz
Length
286 mm
Price

Internal storage (SSDs and Hard Drives) compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

Western Digital Blue 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive image
Internal Storage Drive
Capacity
500 GB
Price / GB
$0.120
Price
$54.99
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive image
Internal Storage Drive
Capacity
1 TB
Cache
64 MB
Price
$39.99
Samsung 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive image
Internal Storage Drive
Capacity
1 TB
Cache
1024 MB
Price
$169.99
Samsung 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive image
Internal Storage Drive
Capacity
500 GB
Cache
512 MB
Price
$149.99

Optical Drives compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer image
Optical Drive
Interface
SATA 1.5 Gb/s
BD-ROM Speed
12X
Price
$61.99
Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer image
Optical Drive
Interface
SATA 3 Gb/s
BD-ROM Speed
12X
Price
$79.99
LG BH16NS55.AUAR10B Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer image
Optical Drive
Interface
SATA 6 Gb/s
CD-ROM Speed
40X
Price
$224
Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer image
Optical Drive
Interface
SATA 3 Gb/s
DVD-ROM Speed
16X
Price
$19.99

CPU Coolers compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

NZXT Kraken X53 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler image
CPU Cooler
Fan RPM
500 - 2000 RPM
Noise Level
21 - 36 dB
Price
$119.99
Cooler Master MASTERLIQUID ML240L RGB V2 65.59 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler image
CPU Cooler
Fan RPM
650 - 1800 RPM
Noise Level
6 - 27 dB
Price
$79.99
Cooler Master Hyper 212 RGB Black Edition 57.3 CFM CPU Cooler image
CPU Cooler
Fan RPM
650 - 2000 RPM
Noise Level
8 - 30 dB
Price
$43.49
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler image
CPU Cooler
Fan RPM
600 - 2000 RPM
Noise Level
9 - 36 dB
Price
$38.96

Cases compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

NZXT H510 ATX Mid Tower Case image
Case
Front Panel USB
USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
Full-Height Expansion Slots
7
Price
$74.99
Phanteks Eclipse P300A Mesh ATX Mid Tower Case image
Case
Front Panel USB
USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
Full-Height Expansion Slots
7
Price
$69.99
Corsair 275R Airflow ATX Mid Tower Case image
Case
Front Panel USB
USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
Full-Height Expansion Slots
7
Price
$176.66
Corsair 4000D Airflow ATX Mid Tower Case image
Case
Front Panel USB
USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
Full-Height Expansion Slots
7
Price
$94.99

Power Supplies compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

Gigabyte P GM 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply image
Power Supply
PCIe 6+2-Pin Connectors
4
SATA Connectors
8
Price
$104.99
EVGA BR 500 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply image
Power Supply
PCIe 6+2-Pin Connectors
2
SATA Connectors
6
Price
$39.99
Corsair CXM 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply image
Power Supply
PCIe 6+2-Pin Connectors
2
SATA Connectors
6
Price
$59.99
Corsair RM (2019) 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply image
Power Supply
PCIe 6+2-Pin Connectors
6
SATA Connectors
12
Price

Sound cards compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

Asus Xonar SE 24-bit 192 kHz Sound Card image
Sound Card
Channels
5.1
SNR
120 dB
Price
$39.99
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy Rx 24-bit 192 kHz Sound Card image
Sound Card
Channels
7.1
SNR
106 dB
Price
$64.99
Asus Essence STX II 24-bit 192 kHz Sound Card image
Sound Card
Channels
2.0
SNR
124 dB
Price
Creative Labs Sound Blaster AE-9 32-bit 384 kHz Sound Card image
Sound Card
Channels
7.1
SNR
129 dB
Price
$401.41

Wired Network cards compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

Intel X550-T2 PCIe x4 10 Gbit/s Network Adapter image
Wired Network Card
Interface
PCIe x4
Ports
2 x 10 Gbit/s
Price
$344.86
D-Link DXE-820T PCIe x8 10 Gbit/s Network Adapter image
Wired Network Card
Interface
PCIe x8
Ports
2 x 10 Gbit/s
Price
$597
Asus XG-C100C PCIe x4 10 Gbit/s Network Adapter image
Wired Network Card
Interface
PCIe x4
Ports
1 x 10 Gbit/s
Price
$92.99
StarTech USB21000S2 USB 2.0 1000 Mbit/s Network Adapter image
Wired Network Card
Interface
USB 2.0
Ports
1 x 1000 Mbit/s
Price
$29

Wireless Network cards compatible with MSI Z490-A PRO ATX LGA1200 Motherboard

Asus PCE-AX58BT PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Wi-Fi Adapter image
Wireless Network Card
Protocol
Wi-Fi 6
Interface
PCIe x1
Price
$66.26
TP-Link Archer T3U USB 3.0 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter image
Wireless Network Card
Protocol
Wi-Fi 5
Interface
USB 3.0
Price
$17.95
Belkin E9L3000 USB 2.0 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter image
Wireless Network Card
Protocol
Wi-Fi 4
Interface
USB 2.0
Price
$237.11
TP-Link Archer TX3000E PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Wi-Fi Adapter image
Wireless Network Card
Protocol
Wi-Fi 6
Interface
PCIe x1
Price
$74.99