MSI PRO Z790-A MAX WIFI – Motherboard – ATX – LGA1700 Socket – Z790 Chipset – USB 3.2 Gen 1, USB 3.2 Gen 2, USB-C 3.2 Gen2, USB-C 3.2 Gen 2×2 – 2.5 Gigabit LAN, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth – onboard graphics (CPU required) – HD Audio (8-channel)

Manufacturer:MSI
Part Number:PRO Z790-A MAX WIFI
Warranty:3 Years
PPID:AB29544

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Description

The MSI PRO Z790-A MAX WIFI motherboard sets new standards for computing performance. Designed to support 12th, 13th, and 14th Generation Intel Core processors, it’s an excellent foundation for building a powerful PC. With support for DDR5 SDRAM at speeds up to 7800 MHz (O.C.), it ensures fast data transfer and superior multitasking capabilities.
This motherboard excels in performance and offers extensive connectivity options. With a wide range of USB ports including USB 3.2 Gen 1, Gen 2, and USB-C 3.2 Gen 2×2, it provides ample connectivity for all your devices. The inclusion of 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 7, and Bluetooth 5.4 ensures you’re equipped for the fastest wired and wireless connections, making it ideal for seamless online gaming and high-speed file transfers.
Audio quality is also a priority, with the Realtek ALC4080 audio codec delivering high definition audio across 8 channels. Whether you’re gaming, watching movies, or listening to music, you can expect a rich, detailed sound experience. The motherboard is also designed with durability in mind, featuring 2oz Copper PCB, Extended Heatsink Design, and MSI Steel Armor to protect and enhance the most critical components. For those looking to customize their setup, MSI Mystic Light offers extensive RGB lighting options, allowing you to personalize your PC’s aesthetics to match your style.

  • Supports DDR5 SDRAM with speeds up to 7800 MHz for enhanced memory performance
  • Comprehensive USB connectivity with USB 3.2 Gen 1, Gen 2, and USB-C 3.2 Gen 2×2 ports
  • Realtek ALC4080 audio codec for immersive high definition audio experience
  • 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 7, and Bluetooth 5.4 for fast and versatile networking
  • MSI Mystic Light provides customizable RGB lighting for personalizing your setup

  • Enhanced connectivity
    With a comprehensive suite of ports including USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2, USB-C 3.2 Gen 2×2, and multiple USB 2.0 headers, this motherboard offers extensive connectivity options for a wide range of devices.
  • Robust audio experience
    Equipped with Realtek ALC4080 audio codec and supporting high definition audio (8-channel), it delivers a rich, detailed sound experience for gaming, movies, and music.
  • Advanced memory support
    Supports DDR5 SDRAM technology with speeds up to 7800 MHz (O.C.), enabling faster data transfer rates and improved system performance.
  • Optimized for high performance
    Features like MSI Core Boost, Memory Boost, and Extended Heatsink Design work together to ensure stable operation at high speeds, making it suitable for gaming and intensive applications.
  • Next-gen networking
    Offers a blend of 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 7, and Bluetooth 5.4, providing fast and versatile networking options for both wired and wireless connections.

What’s in the Box

  • MSI PRO Z790-A MAX WIFI
  • 2 x Serial ATA cable
  • 1 x M.2 screw, standoff for M.2 socket, Wi-Fi aerial, 2 x M.2 clips
  • Software

Main Specifications

Product DescriptionMSI PRO Z790-A MAX WIFI – motherboard – ATX – LGA1700 Socket – Z790
Product TypeMotherboard – ATX
Chipset TypeIntel Z790
Processor Socket1 x LGA1700 Socket
Compatible Processors(supports 12th/13th and 14th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron)
Max RAM Size192 GB
RAM Supported4 DIMM slots – DDR5, non-ECC, unbuffered
Storage Ports6 x SATA-600 (RAID), 4 x M.2
USB / FireWire Ports1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2×2 + 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 + 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 + 2 x USB 2.0 + (1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 + 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 + 4 x USB 2.0 via headers)
AudioHD Audio (8-channel)
LAN2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be (Wi-Fi 7), Bluetooth 5.4

Extended Specifications

General

Product TypeMotherboard – ATX
Chipset TypeIntel Z790
Processor SocketLGA1700 Socket
Max Processors Qty1
Compatible Processors(supports 12th/13th and 14th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron)

Supported RAM

Max Size192 GB
TechnologyDDR5
Bus Clock5800 MHz (O.C.), 6000 MHz (O.C.), 4800 MHz, 6200 MHz (O.C.), 6400 MHz (O.C.), 6600 MHz (O.C.), 7000 MHz (O.C.), 6800 MHz (O.C.), 7200 MHz (O.C.), 5200 MHz, 5000 MHz, 5600 MHz, 5400 MHz, 7400 MHz (O.C.), 7600 MHz (O.C.), 7800 MHz (O.C.)
Supported RAM Integrity CheckNon-ECC
Registered or BufferedUnbuffered
FeaturesDual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP) 3.0

Audio

TypeHD Audio (8-channel)
Audio CodecRealtek ALC4080
Compliant StandardsHigh Definition Audio

LAN

Network Interfaces2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be (Wi-Fi 7), Bluetooth 5.4

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots1 x CPU
4 x DIMM 288-pin
1 x PCIe 5.0 x16
1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x4 mode)
1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x1 mode)
3 x M.2 socket (2242/2260/2280 M.2 Key M slot)
1 x M.2 socket (2242/2260/2280/22110 M.2 Key M slot)
1 x M.2 socket (Key E)
Storage InterfacesSATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA – RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
PCIe 4.0 -connectors: 2 x M.2 – RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
SATA-600 / PCIe 4.0 -connectors: 2 x M.2 – RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
Interfaces1 x HDMI
1 x DisplayPort
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
2 x USB 2.0
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2
1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen2x2
1 x audio line-out – mini-jack
1 x microphone – mini-jack
1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) – mini-jack
1 x audio line-out (rear) – mini-jack
1 x audio line-in – mini-jack
1 x LAN (2.5Gigabit Ethernet)
1 x SPDIF out
2 x aerial
Internal Interfaces4 x USB 2.0 – header
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 – header
1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 – header
1 x audio – header
1 x Thunderbolt – header
1 x SPI – header
Power Connectors24-pin main power connector, 2 x 8-pin ATX12V connectors

Features

BIOS FeaturesMSI ClickBIOS 5
Hardware FeaturesDigital PWM, Debug LED, 6 Layer PCB, MSI Mystic Light, MSI Steel Armor, 2oz Copper PCB, M.2 Shield FROZR, Water Pump Header, pre-mounted I/O shield, MSI Core Boost, Extended Heatsink Design, DIY Friendly Design, 16+1+1 Phase Power Design, MSI Audio Boost 5, Surface Mount Technology (SMT), MSI Memory Boost, 80A Smart Power Stage, flash BIOS button

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories1 x M.2 screw, standoff for M.2 socket, Wi-Fi aerial, 2 x M.2 clips
Cables Included2 x Serial ATA cable
Software IncludedAIDA64 Extreme (60 days trial), MSI Center
Compliant StandardsDisplayPort 1.4
Width30.48 cm
Depth24.384 cm

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MSI PRO Z790-A MAX WIFI – motherboard – ATX – LGA1700 Socket – Z790
$517.17 inc GST