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

Quantity:
  • SKU: 17052971
  • Manufacturer: MSI
  • MPN: Z790GODLIKEMAX
  • Availability: USUALLY SHIPS WITHIN 3-5 DAYS
Starting At
$1,199.16
Quantity:
MEG Z790 GODLIKE MAX, Intel® Z790 Chipset, LGA 1700, 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4, E-ATX Motherboard

Experience the pinnacle of innovation with the best of the best MEG Z790 GODLIKE MAX Gaming Motherboard. Its black and robust heatsink design features an embedded crystal cutting pattern within black mirrors, setting a new standard for Intel Z790 motherboards. Equipped with Wi-Fi 7, high-speed data transmission, and the groundbreaking M-Vision Dashboard, this board is engineered to unleash the gaming potential of Intel® Next Gen and 13th Gen Core processors. Dominate competitive tournaments and immerse yourself in unrivaled performance. Step into the future of gaming with MEG Z790 GODLIKE MAX.

  • Supports Intel® Core™ Next-gen / 13th Gen / 12th Gen, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors for LGA 1700 socket
  • Supports DDR5 Memory, Dual Channel DDR5 7800+MHz (OC)
  • M-Vision Dashboard: The 4.5-inch full-color IPS touchpanel not only indicates the status of your gaming rig which combines hardware monitor and debug function, but also allows system operation and customization with touch control.
  • 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: 26+2 phases power design with 105A Smart Power Stage and dual CPU power connectors are ready to unleash the maximum performance.
  • Premium Thermal Module: Wavy fin design, Direct Touch Cross Heat-pipe, Aluminum Cover, 7W/mK thermal pads, Double-Sided M.2 Shield Frozr and Frozr AI software ensure the utmost performance with low temperature.
  • Latest Wi-Fi 7 solution: The latest wireless solution with a new 320MHz channel, achieving a maximum transmission speed of 5.8Gbps, which is 2.4 times faster than Wi-Fi 6/6E.
  • 10G Super LAN: Onboard 10G Super LAN and Intel 2.5G LAN provide incredible data transfer speed, delivering the best online gaming experience.
  • Maximum 7 x M.2 Connectors: Onboard septuple 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.
  • 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, EZ Antenna, Smart Button, Pre-installed I/O Shield, Steel Armor, Metal Backplate
  • Audio Boost 5 HD: Ultimate audio solution with the latest premium ALC4082 audio processor combining ESS audio DAC and amplifier deliver the breathtaking experience.
Chipset INTEL Z790
CPU Support Intel® Core™ 14th/ 13th/ 12th Gen Processors, Intel® Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
LGA 1700
Memory 4x DDR5 UDIMM, Maximum Memory Capacity 192GB
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 6800+ MHz
• 2DPC 1R Max speed up to 6400+ MHz
• 2DPC 2R Max speed up to 6000+ MHz

Supports Intel® XMP3.0 OC
Supports Dual-Controller Dual-Channel mode
Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Onboard Thunderbolt Thunderbolt chip JHL8540
2x Thunderbolt4 (USB-C) ports Q’ty
Supports up to 40Gbps transfer rate with Thunderbolt devices
Supports up to 20Gbps transfer rate with USB4 devices
Supports up to 10Gbps transfer rate with USB 3.2 devices
Supports up to 5V/3A,15W power charging
Each port can daisy-chain up to three Thunderbolt 4 devices or five Thunderbolt 3 devices
Supports up to 8K display (need to connect the DisplayPort of the discrete graphics card to the Mini DisplayPort Input port on the back panel)
Slot 2x 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)
Multi-GPU AMD MULTI-GPU Support
Storage 7x 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 22110/2280 devices
M.2_5 Source (From Chipset) supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 / SATA mode, supports 2280/2260 devices
M.2_6 Source (From Chipset) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 , supports 2280/2260 devices
M.2_7 Source (From Chipset) supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4 , supports 2280/2260 devices
6x SATA 6G

*PCI_E2 slot will be unavailable when installing M.2 SSD in the M2_4 slot.

**SATA3~4 will be unavailable when installing M.2 PCIe/ SATA SSD in the M2_3 slot.
***SATA5~8 will be unavailable when installing M.2 PCIe SSD in the M2_5 slot.
****SATA7~8 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA SSD in the M2_5 slot.

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
USB 4x USB 2.0 (Front)
4x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A (Front)
7x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A (Rear)
1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C (Rear)
2x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type C (Front)

*To achieve 60W PD fast charging for JUSB6, the PD_PWR1 connector needs to be connected to the power supply unit.

**JUSB6 doesn’t support USB 2.0 and older USB devices.
LAN Marvell® AQC113CS-B1-C 10Gbps LAN
Intel® 2.5Gbps LAN
WIRELESS LAN & BLUETOOTH Wi-Fi 7
The Wireless module is pre-installed in the M.2 (Key-E) slot
Supports MU-MIMO TX/RX, 2.4GHz / 5GHz / 6GHz* (320MHz) up to 5.8Gbps
Supports 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax/ be

Supports Bluetooth® 5.4**, MLO, 4KQAM

* 6GHz band support may depend on every country’s regulations and Wi-Fi 7 will be ready in Windows 11 SV3.
** The Bluetooth version may be updated, please refer to the Wi-Fi chipset vendor’s website for details. Bluetooth 5.4 support schedule depends on MSFT Windows 11 plan.
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
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
7x 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)
4x USB 2.0 ports
4x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A ports
2x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type C ports
V-check point
1x ARGB+FAN Header (JAF_1)
LED FEATURE 1x EZ LED Control switch
4x EZ Debug LED
1x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
BACK PANEL PORTS 1x Clear CMOS Button
1x Flash BIOS Button
1x 2.5G LAN
1x 10G Super LAN
Thunderbolt 4 40Gbps (Type-C)
2x Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
5x Audio Connectors
1x Smart Button
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-C)
7x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
2x Mini DisplayPort Input (for Thunderbolt passthrough)
1x Optical S/PDIF-Out
OPERATING SYSTEM Support for Windows® 11 64-bit
PCB Info E-ATX
310mmx304.8mm
UPC 0824142339442