Get only the essential ports and interfaces you need with the no-frills ASUS PRIME Z790M-PLUS D4 LGA 1700 Micro-ATX Motherboard. Designed as a jack-of-all-trades motherboard, the PRIME can perform a wide range of tasks with minimal flourish, making this ideal for business users and gamers looking for either an upgrade or a solid foundation for their next build.
At the heart of the PRIME is an LGA 1700 socket and Z790 chipset, allowing you to leverage a wide range of 12th and 13th Gen Intel processors. Four DDR4 Dual-Channel RAM slots allow you to equip up to 128GB of memory for enhanced multitasking capabilities and complex photo and video rendering. Four SATA III and three M.2 storage interfaces are available so you can build a large library of storage drives for your games or creative projects. A single PCIe 5.0 x16 slot is available for resource-demanding graphics cards while one PCIe 4.0 x16 (in x4 mode) and two PCIe 4.0 x1 slots support a wide range of utility cards. A range of USB 2.0, 3.2 Gen 1, Gen 2, and Gen 2x2 back panel ports and internal headers provide you with plenty of support for peripherals from low-powered equipment like mice, keyboards, and controllers to resource-demanding devices like external drives and storage arrays. You can also use the PRIME's integrated Bluetooth 5.2 technology for a cable-free experience for wireless devices. Connect to your network with the integrated Gigabit Ethernet port or install an optional Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) module if you prefer a wireless connection.
Enhanced Power Solution
Equipped with a 10+1 power stages, ProCool connectors, alloy chokes, and durable capacitors, the PRIME delivers stable power throughout the entire motherboard, maintaining electrical volume whether you are performing simple tasks or operating at full power during resource-demanding processes.
To ensure your system remains cool under heavy loads, the PRIME motherboard incorporates a large VRM heatsink for capacitors and chokes. Hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4 software control fans and liquid cooling elements for enhanced cooling that can be modified to your preference.
Between the backplate and the internal headers, the PRIME offers robust connectivity suitable for your peripherals. USB-A and USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2 ports deliver up to 5 and 10 Gb/s data transfer speeds, respectively, suitable for webcams, mics, and external storage drives. The USB-C 3.2 Gen 2x2 port gives you up to 20 Gb/s data transfer speed for resource-demanding devices such as storage arrays and audio interfaces. You can expand your connectivity with an internal Thunderbolt 4 header, allowing you to utilize high-speed connectivity that supports fast transfer speeds and Power Delivery technologies.
Support larger graphics cards with the integrated PCIe 5.0 SafeSlot, which reinforces the PCIe x16 slot with an aluminum shield as well as additional solder points for greater retention. The Q-LED Code system makes troubleshooting your system easier by providing you with various lighting patterns designed to tell you exactly which component is having trouble when booting.
|CPU Socket Type||LGA 1700|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 years|
|Product Family||CSM series|
|Memory Capacity||128GB (4 x 32GB) RAM|
|MOB Memory Slots||4 X DDR4|
|MOB Form Factor||Micro ATX|
|MOB Chipset||Intel Z790|