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Asrock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE Z390 LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

ATX, Dual Channel DDR4, 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16, 2 x PCIe 3.0 x2, 3 x M.2, 8 x Sata 3, HDMI, DisplayPort, AC Wi-Fi

Asrock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE Z390 LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard
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£298.98 inc vat

£249.15 ex vat

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Order Code: ASR-Z39TUL

Manf.Code: Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE

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Asrock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE Z390 LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard overview

AQUANTIA® 10Gb/s BASE-T Ethernet

The new 10Gb/s network standard was specially designed to satisfy the user who is seeking immediate performance improvements. Based on AQUANTIA's AQtion™ client controller, it offers blazingly fast 10-gigabit/sec transfer speed over Cat6 cable. The 10Gb/s Ethernet not only fully compatible with 5Gb/s, 2.5Gb/s & Gigabit Lan but also delivers lightning fast transfer speed, perfect for media center, workstation and gaming PC.

Fully Supports 9th Gen Intel® Core Processors

The motherboard is designed to make the best out of 9th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors, the sturdy VRM design provides extreme overclocking potential, lower temperature during gaming and reinforced system stability for taking on all sorts of arduous computing tasks.

12 POWER PHASE DESIGN (IR® DIGITAL PWM)

Featuring sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.

RULE YOUR OWN LIGHTING WAY - POLYCHROME RGB

In addition to the built-in RGB illumination, it also features onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that allow motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices such as strip, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and so on. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects.

2T2R 802.11ac WiFi

No one has time for weak WiFi signals and sluggish internet! That's why this motherboard comes with an exclusive 2T2R 802.11ac WiFi 2.4/5Ghz (160Mhz) module that supports up to 1.73Gbps wireless networks and Bluetooth v5.0. Experience up to 289% speed boost compared to your old WiFi!

Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink

A massive full coverage M.2 heatsink that is able to dissipate heat ef-ficiently to ensure your high speed M.2 SSD always working at its best.

Hyper BCLK Engine II

An additional external base clock generator which provides a wider range of frequencies and more precise clock waveforms.

Triple Ultra M.2

Triple of the world’s fastest PCIe Gen3 x4 Ultra M.2 slots that deliver up to 32Gb/s transfer speed, it also supports SATA3 6Gb/s M.2 modules.

Front USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C

Front USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C header delivers up to 10 Gbps data transfer rate and next generation reversible USB design to the front panel of computer case.

Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

Supports Intel® Optane™ memory technology and Intel® Optane™ storage technology that redefines a new standard of high performance and responsiveness.

  • Unique Feature
    ASRock USB 3.1 Gen2
    - ASRock Front Panel Type C USB 3.1 Gen2 Header (10 Gb/s)
    - ASRock Rear USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10 Gb/s)
    - ASRock Rear USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s)
    ASRock Super Alloy
    - XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
    - Premium 60A Power Choke
    - Premium Memory Alloy Choke (Reduces 70% core loss compared to iron powder choke)
    - Dual-Stack MOSFET (DSM)
    - Combo Caps (Nichicon 12K Black Caps)
    - Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
    - I/O Armor
    - Matte Black PCB
    - High Density Glass Fabric PCB
    AQUANTIA® 10G LAN
    Intel® 802.11ac WiFi
    ASRock Steel Slots
    ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink
    ASRock Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)
    ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)
    ASRock Live Update & APP Shop
  • CPU
    - Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (Socket 1151)
    - IR Digital PWM
    - 12 Power Phase design
    - Supports Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
    - Supports Intel® K-Series unlocked CPUs
    - Supports ASRock BCLK Full-range Overclocking
    - Supports ASRock Hyper BCLK Engine II
  • Chipset
    - Intel® Z390
  • Memory
    - Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology
    - 4 x DDR4 DIMM Slots
    - Supports DDR4 4200+(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3800(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3600(OC) / 3200(OC) / 2933(OC) / 2800(OC) / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
    - Supports ECC UDIMM memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
    - Max. capacity of system memory: 64GB*
    - Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0
    - 15µ Gold Contact in DIMM Slots

    *Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® 32-bit OS. For Windows® 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.
  • BIOS
    - 2 x 128Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support (1 x Main BIOS and 1 x Backup BIOS)
    - Supports Secure Backup UEFI Technology
    - ACPI 6.0 Compliant wake up events
    - SMBIOS 2.7 Support
    - CPU Core/Cache, GT Core/Cache, DRAM, VTT DDR, PCH 1.0V, VCCIO, CPU PLL 2, VCCSA, VCCPLL, CPU Cold Bug Killer, CPU PLL 1, CLK VDD, DMI, CPU Internal PLL, GT PLL, Ring PLL, System Agent PLL, Memory Controller PLL Voltage Multi-adjustment
  • Graphics
    - Supports Intel® UHD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel® Quick Sync Video with AVC, MVC (S3D) and MPEG-2 Full HW Encode1, Intel® InTru™ 3D, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology, Intel® Insider™, Intel® UHD Graphics
    - DirectX 12
    - HWA Encode/Decode: AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265 8-bit, HEVC/H.265 10-bit, VP8, VP9 8-bit, VP9 10-bit (Decode only), MPEG2, MJPEG, VC-1 (Decode only)
    - Dual graphics output: Support HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 ports by independent display controllers
    - Supports HDMI with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2160) @ 30Hz
    - Supports DisplayPort 1.2 with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2304) @ 60Hz
    - Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI Port (Compliant HDMI monitor is required)
    - Supports HDCP with HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
    - Supports 4K Ultra HD (UHD) playback with HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2 Ports

    *Intel® UHD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.
  • Audio
    - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec)
    - Premium Blu-ray Audio support
    - Supports Surge Protection
    - Supports Purity Sound™ 4
    - Nichicon Fine Gold Series Audio Caps
    - 120dB SNR DAC with Differential Amplifier
    - NE5532 Premium Headset Amplifier for Front Panel Audio Connector (Supports up to 600 Ohm headsets)
    - Pure Power-In
    - Direct Drive Technology
    - PCB isolate shielding
    - Impedance Sensing on Rear Out port
    - Individual PCB Layers for R/L Audio Channel
    - RGB LED
    - Gold Audio Jacks
    - 15µ Gold Audio Connector
    - Supports DTS Connect
  • LAN
    1 x 10 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500/5000/10000 Mb/s (AQUANTIA® AQC107):
    - Supports Wake-On-LAN
    - Supports Lightning/ESD Protection
    - Supports PXE
    2 x Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s (1 x Intel® I219V, 1 x Intel® I211AT):
    - Supports Wake-On-LAN
    - Supports Lightning/ESD Protection
    - Supports Dual LAN with Teaming*
    - Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
    - Supports PXE

    *Teaming is supported on Windows® 10 RS2 and above.
  • Wireless LAN
    - Intel® 802.11ac WiFi Module
    - Supports IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
    - Supports Dual-Band (2.4/5 GHz)
    - Supports high speed wireless connections up to 1733Mbps
    - 2 antennas to support 2 (Transmit) x 2 (Receive) diversity technology
    - Supports Bluetooth 5.0 + High speed class II
    - Supports MU-MIMO
  • Slots
    - 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 Slots (PCIE2/PCIE4/PCIE5: single at x16 (PCIE2); dual at x8 (PCIE2) / x8 (PCIE4); triple at x8 (PCIE2) / x4 (PCIE4) / x4 (PCIE5))*
    - 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 Slots (Flexible PCIe)
    - Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX™, 3-Way CrossFireX™ and CrossFireX™
    - Supports NVIDIA® Quad SLI™ and SLI™
    - Supports NVIDIA® NVLink™ with dual NVIDIA® GeForce RTX series graphics cards**
    - 1 x Vertical M.2 Socket (Key E) with the bundled WiFi-802.11ac module (on the rear I/O)
    - 15µ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE2)

    *Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks

    **NVIDIA® NVLink™ Bridge does not come with the package. Please purchase it from NVIDIA® if necessary.
  • Storage
    - 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel® Rapid Storage Technology 16), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug*
    - 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors by ASMedia ASM1061, support NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug
    - 1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_1), support M Key type 2230/2242/2260/2280 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)**
    - 2 x Ultra M.2 Sockets (M2_2 and M2_3), support M Key type 2230/2242/2260/2280/22110 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module and M.2 PCI Express module up to Gen3 x4 (32 Gb/s)**

    *M2_1, SATA3_0 and SATA3_1 share lanes. If either one of them is in use, the others will be disabled.
    If M2_2 is occupied by a SATA-type M.2 device, SATA3_3 will be disabled.
    M2_3, SATA3_4 and SATA3_5 share lanes. If either one of them is in use, the others will be disabled.

    **Supports Intel® Optane™ Technology
    Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
    Supports ASRock U.2 Kit
  • Connector
    - 1 x TPM Header
    - 1 x Power LED and Speaker Header
    - 2 x RGB LED Headers*
    - 1 x Addressable LED Header**
    - 1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)***
    - 1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)****
    - 6 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)*****
    - 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
    - 1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
    - 1 x 4 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
    - 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector (15µ Gold Audio Connector)
    - 1 x Thunderbolt™ AIC Connector (5-pin)
    - 2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 3 USB 2.0 ports) (Intel® Z390) (Supports ESD Protection)
    - 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Headers (Support 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports) (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection)
    - 1 x Front Panel Type C USB 3.1 Gen2 Header (ASMedia ASM1562 Retimer)
    - 1 x Performance Mode / Easy OC Header
    - 1 x Dr. Debug with LED
    - 1 x Power Button with LED
    - 1 x Reset Button with LED

    *Support in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip

    **Supports in total up to 5V/3A, 15W LED Strip

    ***The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.

    ****The CPU/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.

    *****The Chassis/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
    CPU_FAN2/WP, CHA_FAN1~6/WP can auto detect if 3-pin or 4-pin fan is in use.
  • Rear Panel I/O
    - 2 x Antenna Ports
    - 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
    - 1 x HDMI Port
    - 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
    - 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
    - 3 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10 Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
    - 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
    - 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Intel® Z390) (Supports ESD Protection)
    - 3 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
    - 1 x Clear CMOS Button
    - HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
  • Software and UEFI
    Software
    - ASRock A-Tuning
    - ASRock Polychrome RGB
    - ASRock XFast LAN
    UEFI
    - ASRock EZ Mode
    - ASRock Full HD UEFI
    - ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
    - ASRock Instant Flash
    - ASRock Internet Flash
    - ASRock Easy RAID Installer

    *These utilities can be downloaded from ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.
  • Support CD
    - Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar
  • Accessories
    - Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
    - 4 x SATA Data Cables
    - 1 x ASRock SLI_HB_Bridge_2S Card
    - 1 x ASRock WiFi 2.4/5 GHz Antenna
    - 3 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
  • Hardware Monitor
    - Temperature Sensing: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
    - Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
    - Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature): CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
    - Fan Multi-Speed Control: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
    - Voltage monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore, DRAM, PCH 1.0V, VCCIO, DRAM VPP, VCCSA, VCCST, DMI, CPU Cold Bug Killer
  • Form Factor
    - ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm
  • OS
    - Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit
  • Certifications
    - FCC, CE
    - ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)

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