Furnished premium aesthetics with its dark black finish and gold embellish to bring you a premium quality motherboard of the highest standards. 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.
The MEG series is revealed as a legend that represents the ultimate elegance in gaming. With the determination of transcending current gaming products, the flagship models push the limits of what an extreme gaming series can be. MSI MEG series motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
Experience Thunderbolt 4 with unprecedented interface bandwidth speeds of up to true 40Gbp and support for up to six daisy-chained devices. Additionally, maximum 8K display support, multi-port accessory architecture and USB 4.0 compliance provide reliable connectivity and a better user experience.
A huge step in DDR performance enhancement with the latest DDR5 memory. Combines with a dedicated SMT welding process and MSI Memory Boost technology, MEG Z790 ACE is ready to deliver world-class memory performance. Splash on some colour and vibrant RGB lighting effects using MSI Mystic Light with 16.8 million colours and fancy LED effects. MSI Mystic Light provides you complete control of RGB lighting of your PC in one software.
- 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 a 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 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 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 2×2 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 the latest premium ALC4082 audio processor combining ESS audio DAC and amplifier delivers the breathtaking experience
- Socket: 1700
- CPU (Max Support): Supports 12th/13th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
- Chipset: Intel® Z790 Chipset
- DDR5 Memory: 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 XMP3.0 OC
- Memory Channel: Dual
- DIMM Slots: 4
- Max Memory (GB): 192
- PCI-E 5.0 x16: 2
- PCI-E 4.0 x16: 1
- SATAIII: 6
- M.2 Slot: 5
- RAID: 0/1/5/10
- LAN: 2x Intel® 2.5Gbps LAN
- Wireless/Bluetooth: Intel® Wi-Fi 6E
- USB 3.2 ports (Front): 2(Gen 2×2, Type-C), 4(Gen 1, Type A)
- USB 3.2 ports (Rear): 1(Gen 2, Type-C), 7(Gen 2, Type A)
- USB 2.0 ports (Front): 4
- Audio ports (Rear): Realtek® ALC4082 Codec + ESS ES9280AQ Combo DAC/HPA
- Type-C DisplayPort: 1
- Thunderbolt 4(Type-C): 2
- DirectX: 12
- Form Factor: E-ATX
- Operating System: Support for Windows® 11 64-bit, Windows® 10 64-bit
WHAT’S IN THE BOX:
- MSI MEG Z790 ACE DDR5 LGA1700 E-ATX Gaming Motherboard – Black x1
- Wi-Fi Antenna x1
- EZ M.2 Clips x2
- EZ Front Panel Cable x1
- USB Drive x1
- SATA Cables x4
- Thermistor Cables x2
- 1 to 2 RGB LED Extension Y Cable x1
- Rainbow RGB LED Extension Cable x1
- DP to Mini DP Cables x2
- Cable Stickers x1
- Quick Installation Guide x1