|Supported CPU||11th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors / Intel® Core™ i7 processors / Intel® Core™ i5 processors 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors / Intel® Core™ i7 processors / Intel® Core™ i5 processors / Intel® Core™ i3 processors/ Intel® Pentium® processors / Intel® Celeron® processors* * Limited to processors with 4 MB Intel® Smart Cache, Intel® Celeron® G5xx5 family. L3 cache varies with CPU|
|Chipset||Intel Z590 Express Chipset|
|Memory||11th Generation Intel® Core™ i9/i7/i5 processors: Support for DDR4 5400 (O.C)/ DDR4 5333(O.C.)/ DDR4 5133(O.C.)/DDR4 5000(O.C.)/4933(O.C.)/4800(O.C.)/ 4700(O.C.)/ 4600(O.C.)/ 4500(O.C.)/ 4400(O.C.)/ 4300(O.C.)/4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200 / 3000 / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9/i7 processors: Support for DDR4 2933/2666/2400/2133 MHz memory modules 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i5/i3 /Pentium®/Celeron® processors: Support for DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz memory modules 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory Dual channel memory architecture Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode) Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules|
|Graphics||1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2304@60 Hz|
|Slots||1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16) * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot. (The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 4.0 standard.)* *Supported by 11th Generation processors only. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4) 1 x PCI Express x1 slot|
|Supported Storage||CPU: 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_CPU)* *Supported by 11th Generation processors only. Chipset: 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2B_SB) 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_SB) 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors|
|LAN||Realtek® 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbit/1 Gbit/100 Mbit)|
|Audio||Realtek® ALC1220-VB codec * The back panel line out jack supports DSD audio High Definition Audio 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel Support for S/PDIF Out|
|USB Port||1 x USB Type-C® port on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 support 1 x USB Type-C® port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel 5 x USB 3.2 Gen1 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header) Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hub: 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)|
|Internal I/O Ports||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector 1 x CPU fan header 1 x water cooling CPU fan header 3 x system fan headers 1 x system fan/water cooling pump header 2 x addressable LED strip headers 2 x RGB LED strip headers 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors 3 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors 1 x front panel header 1 x front panel audio header 1 x USB Type-C® header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 header 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers 2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors 1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI / GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only) 1 x Clear CMOS jumper 1 x Q-Flash Plus button|
|External I/O Ports||1 x USB Type-C® port, with USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 support 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports 1 x DisplayPort 1 x RJ-45 port 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector 5 x audio jacks|
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm|
|BIOS||1 x 256 Mbit flash Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0|
Gigabyte Z590 Aorus ELITE Motherboard
The Gigabyte Z590 AORUS ELITE Motherboard from GIGABYTE. Whether you are upgrading or starting a fresh build, you will find a wide range of capabilities within the Gigabyte Z590 AORUS ELITE Motherboard, making this ideal for any builder focusing on gaming-based components. The Gigabyte Z590 AORUS ELITE Motherboard chipset gives you access to an Intel LGA 1200 socket, suitable for a variety of processors. Four dual-channel DDR4 RAM slots can handle memory modules up to 3200 MHz for enhanced multitasking capabilities. Six SATA III and three M.2 storage interfaces allow you to install various storage drives including PCIe 3.0 and 4.0 NVMe solid-state drives for enhanced system performance. You can use various graphics and utility cards with one PCIe 4.0 x16, one PCIe 3.0 x16, and one PCIe 3.0 x1 slot. USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 and Gen 2 ports allow you to experience enhanced transfer speeds for external storage devices as well as resource-demanding peripherals. A 2.5G Gigabit Ethernet port allows you to experience faster network performance, essential for competitive online gaming. Various addressable RGB headers allow you to set up custom lighting effects.
The Gigabyte Z590 AORUS ELITE Motherboard uses a 12+1 Phase Digital Power Design that maintains electrical stability for your components. Power Architecture works in conjunction with onboard DrMOS and Ferrite Chokes to regulate power efficiency for your CPU, giving you optimal performance for your build.
Fully covered MOSFET heatsink, LAIRD 5 W/mK thermal pad, and dual M.2 Thermal Guards help dissipate heat, ensuring onboard components are protected against damage caused by excessive heat. Smart Fan 6 contains various cooling features that ensure proper thermal performance while staying cool and quiet. Install fans and water pumps with six headers while six internal temperature sensors monitor the Gigabyte Z590 AORUS ELITE Motherboard and activate cooling fans when needed. Smart Fan 6 BIOS allows you to adjust when fans turn on and off, putting system controls in your hands.
PCIe 4.0 Hardware Design
When using an Intel 11th Gen CPU, you can experience enhanced PCIe performance across the printed circuit board. A single expansion port and M.2 connection can utilize PCIe 4.0 protocols for faster program loading and boosting overall system functionality.
Tap into Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) technology and overclock your RAM with ease. XMP allows you to load predefined profiles through the operating system, giving you optimal performance depending on your PC use.
The Gigabyte Z590 AORUS ELITE Motherboard is equipped with various ports designed to enhance your external device performance. A single USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C port provides transfer speeds up to 20 Gb/s, suitable for high-end audio and visual equipment. USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2 Type-A ports are also available for additional resource-demanding peripheral support. Additionally, you can connect keyboards and mice to the four USB 2.0 ports.