TUF GAMING Z790-PLUS WIFI takes all the essential elements of the latest Intel® processors and combines them with game-ready features and proven durability. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded power solution and a comprehensive cooling system, this motherboard goes beyond expectations with rock-solid performance for marathon gaming. TUF GAMING motherboards also undergo rigorous endurance testing to ensure that they can handle conditions where others may fail. Aesthetically, this model incorporates an embossed nameplate and geometric design elements to reflect the dependability and stability that defines the TUF GAMING series.
Supports 14th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
Intel® Socket LGA1700 for 14th Gen Intel® Core™ & 13th Gen Intel® Core™ & 12th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors* Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0** * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list. ** Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.
Intel® Z790 Chipset
4 x DIMM, Max. 192GB, DDR5 7200(OC)/7000(OC)/6800(OC)/6600(OC)/6400(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/ 5600/ 5400/ 5200/ 5000/ 4800 Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory* Dual Channel Memory Architecture Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) OptiMem II * Supported memory types, data rate (speed), and number of DRAM modules vary depending on the CPU and memory configuration, for more information please refer to CPU/Memory Support list under the Support tab of product information site or visit https://www.asus.com/support/ 4 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR5 7200(OC)/7000(OC)/6800(OC)/6600(OC)/6400(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/ 5600/ 5400/ 5200/ 5000/ 4800 Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory* Dual Channel Memory Architecture Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) OptiMem II * Supported memory types, data rate (speed), and number of DRAM modules vary depending on the CPU and memory configuration, for more information please refer to CPU/Memory Support list under the Support tab of product information site or visit https://www.asus.com/support/
1 x DisplayPort** 1 x HDMI® port*** * Graphics specifications may vary between CPU types. Please refer to www.intel.com for any updates. ** Supports max. 4K@60Hz as specified in DisplayPort 1.4. *** Supports 4K@60Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1. **** VGA resolution support depends on processors' or graphic cards' resolution.
Intel® 13th & 12th Gen Processors* 1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 slot Intel® Z790 Chipset 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slot (supports x4 mode) 1 x PCIe 4.0 x4 slot 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots * Please check the PCIe bifurcation table at the support site (https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1037507/). - To ensure compatibility of the device installed, please refer to https://www.asus.com/support/ for the list of supported peripherals.
Total supports 4 x M.2 slots and 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports* Intel® 13th & 12th Gen Processors M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 - Intel® 13th & 12th Gen processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode Intel® Z790 Chipset M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode) M.2_3 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode) M.2_4 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 & SATA modes) 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports * Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports PCIe RAID 0/1/5/10, SATA RAID 0/1/5/10.
1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet TUF LANGuard
Wireless & Bluetooth
Wi-Fi 6E 2x2 Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) Supports 2.4/5/6GHz frequency band* Bluetooth® v5.3** * WiFi 6E 6GHz regulatory may vary between countries. ** The Bluetooth version may vary, please refer to the Wi-Fi module manufacturer's website for the latest specifications.
Rear USB (Total 8 ports) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port (1 x USB Type-C®) 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (2 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®) 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 x Type-A) Front USB (Total 7 ports) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 connector (supports USB Type-C®) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header supports 2 additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports 2 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
Realtek S1220A 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC* - Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs - Internal audio Amplifier to enhance the highest quality sound for headphone and speakers - Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking - High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input (Line-in) - Supports up to 32-Bit/192 kHz playback*" Audio Features - Audio Shielding - Rear optical S/PDIF out port - Premium audio capacitors - Dedicated audio PCB layers - Audio Cover * Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192 kHz is not supported for 7.1 Surround Sound audio.
Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port (1 x USB Type-C®) 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (2 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®) 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 x Type-A) 1 x DisplayPort 1 x HDMI® port 1 x Wi-Fi Module 1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet port 5 x Audio jacks 1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
Internal I/O Connectors
Fan and Cooling related 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header 1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan header 1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header 4 x 4-pin Chassis Fan headers Power related 1 x 24-pin Main Power connector 2 x 8-pin +12V Power connectors Storage related 4 x M.2 slots (Key M) 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports USB 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 connector (supports USB Type-C®) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header supports 2 additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports 2 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports Miscellaneous 3 x Addressable Gen 2 headers 1 x Aura RGB header 1 x Clear CMOS header 1 x COM Port header 1 x Front Panel Audio header (AAFP) 1 x 20-3 pin System Panel header with Chassis intrude function 1 x Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) header
ASUS TUF PROTECTION - DIGI+ VRM (- Digital power design with DrMOS) - ESD Guards - TUF LANGuard - Overvoltage Protection - Safeslot - Stainless-Steel Back I/O ASUS Q-Design - M.2 Q-Latch - PCIe Slot Q-Release - Q-DIMM - Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green]) - Q-Slot ASUS Thermal Solution - M.2 heatsink - VRM heatsink design ASUS EZ DIY - CPU Socket lever protector - ProCool - Pre-mounted I/O shield - SafeDIMM AURA Sync - Aura RGB header - Addressable Gen 2 headers
ASUS Exclusive Software Armoury Crate - Aura Creator - Aura Sync - Fan Xpert 4 (with AI Cooling II) - Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation - Power Saving AI Suite 3 - TurboV EVO - DIGI+ VRM - PC Cleaner TUF GAMING CPU-Z DTS Audio Processing MyAsus Norton 360 for Gamers WinRAR UEFI BIOS ASUS EZ DIY - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 - ASUS EZ Flash 3 - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
192 (128+64) Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS
WOL by PME, PXE
Cables 2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables Miscellaneous 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi moving antenna 1 x TUF GAMING sticker 2 x M.2 Rubber Packages 1 x Screw package for M.2 SSD Documentation 1 x TUF Certification card 1 x User guide