MSI Z390-a Pro Mainboard

Product Summary

Inspired from architectural design with the extended heatsink for having better thermal solution; also Intel CNVi ready, Core Boost, DDR4 Boost, Core Boost, Turbo M.2 and USB 3.1 Gen2 connector

R 2,600.00
SOCKET
1151
CPU (MAX SUPPORT)
I9
CHIPSET
Intel® Z390 Chipset
DDR4 MEMORY
4400(OC)/ 4300(OC)/ 4266(OC)/ 4200(OC)/ 4133(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC) / 2800(OC)/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133 MHz
MEMORY CHANNEL
Dual
DIMM SLOTS
4
MAX MEMORY (GB)
128
PCI-E X16
2
PCI-E GEN
Gen3
PCI-E X1
4
SATAIII
6
M.2 SLOT
1
RAID
0/1/5/10
TPM (HEADER)
1
LAN
1x Intel® I219-V
USB 3.1 PORTS (FRONT)
4(Gen1, Type A)
USB 3.1 PORTS (REAR)
1(Gen2, Type C), 1(Gen2, Type A), 2(Gen1, Type A)
USB 2.0 PORTS (FRONT)
4
USB 2.0 PORTS (REAR)
2
SERIAL PORTS(FRONT)
1
AUDIO PORTS (REAR)
Realtek® ALC892 Codec
DISPLAYPORT
1
DVI-D
1
VGA
1
DIRECTX
12
FORM FACTOR
ATX
CROSSFIRE
Y
OPERATING SYSTEM
Support for Windows® 10 64-bit

PROCESSOR

Supports 9th/ 8th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Gold / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket

See supported processors

CHIPSET

Intel® Z390 Chipset

MEMORY

  • 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB1
    • Supports DDR4 4400(OC)/ 4300(OC)/ 4266(OC)/ 4200(OC)/ 4133(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC) / 2800(OC)/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133 MHz1
  • Supports Dual Channel mode
  • Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
  • Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
  1. Please refer to Compatibility for more information on compatible memory

SLOTS

  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots
  • 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
  • 1 x M.2 slot with E key for Integrated Intel® Wireless-AC(CNVi) module only

ONBOARD GRAPHICS

  • 1 x VGA port, supports a maximum resolution of 2048x1536@50Hz, 2048x1280@60Hz, 1920x1200@60Hz
  • 1 x DVI-D port, supports a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60Hz
  • 1 x DisplayPort, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60Hz

*No Display support when using the Processor model with suffix “F”

MULTI-GPU

  • Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire Technology

STORAGE

Intel® Z390 Chipset

  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports1
  • 1 x M.2 slot (Key M)
    • Supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s, 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices
    • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready2
  1. The SATA2 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA device into M.2 slot.
  2. Before using Intel® Optane™ memory modules, please ensure that you have updated the drivers and BIOS to the latest version from MSI website.

RAID

Intel® Z390 Chipset

  • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices

USB

Intel® Z390 Chipset

  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) ports (1 Type-A port and 1 Type-C port on the back panel)
  • 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB 3.1 connectors
  • 6 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)1
  1. The CNVI_1 and JUSB2 share the same bandwidth. Please refer to page 32 for details.

AUDIO

Realtek® ALC892 Codec

  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

LAN

  • 1 x Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN controller

INTERNAL CONNECTORS

  • 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  • 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 1 x 6-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  • 2 x M.2 slots (1 M-Key slot,1 E-Key slot)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
  • 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
  • 1 x 4-pin Water Pump connector
  • 5 x 4-pin system fan connectors
  • 1 x Front panel audio connector
  • 2 x System panel connectors
  • 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1 x 4-pin RGB LED connector
  • 1 x Serial Port connector
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x Parallel port connector
  • 1 x TPM module connector
  • 1 x thunderbolt Add-on card connector
  • 1 x Front OC button connector

BACK PANEL PORTS

  1. PS/2 Combo
  2. VGA
  3. USB 3.1 Gen2 Type A+C
  4. LAN
  5. HD Audio Connectors
  6. USB 2.0
  7. DVI-D
  8. Displayport
  9. USB 3.1
MSI Z390-A PRO back panel ports

DIMENSIONS

  • 12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
  • ATX Form Factor

MOUNTING

9 mounting holes

OPERATING SYSTEM

Support for Windows® 10 64-bit

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