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MEG Z790 ACE, Intel® Z790 Chipset, LGA 1700, 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4, E-ATX Motherboard

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MEG Z790 ACE, Intel® Z790 Chipset, LGA 1700, 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4, E-ATX Motherboard

Furnished premium aesthetics with its dark black finish and gold embellishes. Developed to unlock the full gaming potential of the latest 13th Gen Intel® Core processor by combining elite hardware system support and premium durability, the MEG Z790 ACE is an outstanding E-ATX platform for extreme settings in terms of overclocking the processor, memory, and graphics card at the highest level.

  • Supports 12th/ 13th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors for LGA 1700 socket
  • Supports DDR5 Memory, Dual Channel DDR5 7800+MHz (OC)
  • Dual Thunderbolt 4 ports: Thunderbolt USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support, Daisy-Chaining and Multi-Port Accessory Architecture provide reliable connectivity and better user experience.
  • Extreme Power Design: 24+1+2 phases power design with 105A Smart Power Stage and dual CPU power connectors are ready to unleash the maximum performance.
  • Maximum 5 x M.2 Connectors: Onboard quintuple M.2 connectors including one PCIe 5.0 solution for the maximum storage performance. The double-sided Shield Frozr design keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
  • Outstanding Cooling Solution: Stacked Fin Array, Direct Touch Cross Heat-pipe, Aluminum Backplate, 7W/mK thermal pads, double-sided M.2 Shield Frozr and Frozr AI software ensure the extreme performance with low temperature.
  • Dual 2.5G LAN with latest Wi-Fi 6E solution: Onboard dual 2.5G LAN with the latest Wi-Fi 6E solution which supports 6GHz spectrum delivering the best online gaming experience.
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 5.0 slots, Lightning Gen 5 x4 M.2, Dual Front USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20G with one 60W USB Power Delivery.
  • DIY Friendly Design: Patented Magnetic & Screwless M.2 Shield Frozr, EZ M.2 Clips, Smart Button, Pre-installed I/O Shield, Steel Armor
  • 8 Layer PCB with 2oz Thickened Copper: Provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise.
  • Audio Boost 5 HD: Ultimate audio solution with latest premium ALC4082 audio processor combining ESS audio DAC and amplifier deliver the breathtaking experience
CHIPSET INTEL Z790
CPU Support Intel® Core™ 14td/ 13td/ 12td Gen Processors, Intel® Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
LGA 1700
MEMORY 4x DDR5 UDIMM, Maximum Memory Capacity 256GB
Memory Support 7800+(OC)/ 7600(OC)/ 7400(OC)/ 7200(OC)/ 7000(OC)/ 6800(OC)/ 6600(OC)/ 6400(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/ 5600(JEDEC)/ 5400(JEDEC)/ 5200(JEDEC)/ 5000(JEDEC)/ 4800(JEDEC) MHz
Max. overclocking frequency:
• 1DPC 1R Max speed up to 7800+ MHz
• 1DPC 2R Max speed up to 6600+ MHz
• 2DPC 1R Max speed up to 6400+ MHz
• 2DPC 2R Max speed up to 5600+ MHz

Supports Intel® XMP3.0 OC
Supports Dual-Controller Dual-Channel mode
Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
AUDIO Realtek® ALC4082 Codec + ESS ES9280AQ Combo DAC/HPA
7.1-Channel USB High Performance Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
Supports up to 32-Bit/384 kHz playback on front panel
STORAGE 5x M.2
M.2_1 Source (From CPU) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 , supports 22110/2280/2260 devices
M.2_2 Source (From Chipset) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 , supports 2280/2260 devices
M.2_3 Source (From Chipset) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 / SATA mode, supports 2280/2260 devices
M.2_4 Source (From CPU) supports up to PCIe 5.0 x4 , supports 2280 devices
M.2_5 Source (From Chipset) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 / SATA mode, supports 22110/2280/2260 devices
6x SATA 6G

*M2_4 slot will be unavailable when installing in tde PCI_E2 slot.
**SATA7 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA SSD in tde M2_5 slot.
LAN 2x Intel® 2.5Gbps LAN
ONBOARD GRAPHICS 1x Type-C DisplayPort
Supports a maximum resolution of 4K 60Hz

*Available only on processors featuring integrated graphics.
**Graphics specifications may vary depending on tde CPU installed.
ONBOARD THUNDERBOLT Thunderbolt chip JHL8540
2x Thunderbolt4 (USB-C) ports Q’ty
Supports up to 40Gbps transfer rate witd Thunderbolt devices
Supports up to 20Gbps transfer rate witd USB4 devices
Supports up to 10Gbps transfer rate witd USB 3.2 devices
Supports up to 5V/3A,15W power charging
Each port can daisy-chain up to tdree Thunderbolt 4 devices or five Thunderbolt 3 devices
Supports up to 8K display (need to connect tde DisplayPort of tde discrete graphics card to tde Mini DisplayPort Input port on tde back panel)
SLOT 3x PCI-E x16 slot
PCI_E1 Gen PCIe 5.0 supports up to x16 (From CPU)
PCI_E2 Gen PCIe 5.0 supports up to x8 (From CPU)
PCI_E3 Gen PCIe 4.0 supports up to x4 (From Chipset)

*PCI_E1 slot will run at x8 speed when installing device in tde PCI_E2 slot or M2_4 slot.
**M2_4 slot will be unavailable when installing device in tde PCI_E2 slot.
MULTI-GPU AMD MULTI-GPU Support
RAID Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

*SATA_A1_A2 do not support RAID function.
USB 4x USB 2.0 (Front)
4x USB 2.0 ports (Front)
4x USB 5Gbps Type A (Front)
7x USB 10Gbps Type A (Rear)
1x USB 10Gbps Type C (Rear)
2x USB 20Gbps Type C (Front)

*To achieve 60W PD fast charging for JUSB6, tde PD_PWR1 connector needs to be connected to tde power supply unit.
**JUSB6 doesn’t support USB 2.0 device.
WIRELESS LAN & BLUETOOTH Intel® Wi-Fi 6E
The Wireless module is pre-installed in tde M.2 (Key-E) slot
Supports MU-MIMO TX/RX, 2.4GHz / 5GHz / 6GHz* (160MHz) up to 2.4Gbps
Supports 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax

Supports Bluetootd® 5.3, FIPS, FISMA

* Wi-Fi 6E 6GHz may depend on every country’s regulations and will be ready in Windows 11.
** Bluetootd 5.3 will be ready in Windows 10 build 21H1 and Windows 11.
INTERNAL IO 1x Power Connector(ATX_PWR)
2x Power Connector(CPU_PWR)
1x Front Type-C Quick Charge Connector(PD_PWR1)
1x CPU Fan
2x Pump Fan
5x System Fan
2x Front Panel (JFP)
1x Chassis Intrusion (JCI)
1x Water Flow connector
1x Slow Mode Booting Jumper(JSLOW)
1x Front Audio (JAUD)
2x Thermal Sensor connectors(T_SEN)
1x Tuning Controller connector(JDASH)
3x Addressable V2 RGB LED connector (JARGB_V2)
1x RGB LED connector(JRGB)
1x TPM pin header(Support TPM 2.0)
V-check point
4x USB 2.0 ports
2x USB 5Gbps Type A ports
2x USB 20Gbps Type C ports
LED FEATURE 1x EZ LED Control switch
4x EZ Debug LED
1x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
BACK PANEL PORTS
  1. Clear CMOS Button
  2. Flash BIOS Button
  3. 2.5G LAN
  4. 2.5G LAN
  5. Thunderbolt 4 40Gbps (Type-C)
  6. Wi-Fi / Bluetootd
  7. Audio Connectors
  8. Smart Button
  9. USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-C Display port)
  10. USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
  11. Mini DisplayPort Input (for Thunderbolt passtdrough)
  12. Optical S/PDIF-Out
OPERATING SYSTEM Support for Windows® 11 64-bit, Windows® 10 64-bit
PCB INFO E-ATX
277mmx304.8mm