GAME IN STYLEThe MPG series brings out the best in gamers by allowing full expression in color with advanced RGB lighting control and synchronization. Experiment on another level of personalization with a front LED strip that provides convenient in-game and real time notifications. With the MPG series, transform your equipment into the center of attention and top leaderboards in style.PREMIUMHARDWARE DESIGNWith years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.M.2 SHIELD FROZRWorlds fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance.FULLY CONTROLLABLE IN BIOS AND SOFTWAREMSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLINGDesigned to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked keep-out-zone allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.12 1 1 DUET RAIL POWER SYSTEMUnleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 12 digital CPU power phases. Combining 8 4-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, MPG series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy gaming loadings.CORE BOOSTCore Boost technology combines MSIs premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. This creates the perfect conditions for multi-core CPU while doing1-SECOND OVERCLOCKINGMSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need to get more FPS.LOAD-LINE CALIBRATIONWhat you set, is what you get. LLC makes sure your CPU voltage remains 100% stable under any load. This greatly improves stability when demanding more CPU performance.OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTIONPrevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.DIGITALL POWER DESIGNA fully digital power design allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Creating the perfect conditions for CPU overclocking.DOUBLE POWER CONNECTORS84 pin connectors deliver adequate power even for an overclocked multi-core CPUENHANCEDPERFORMANCEHigh performance MSI motherboards are loaded with advanced features and the latest technology to overwhelm any challenge at hand no matter whether youre a gamer, prosumer, or PC enthusiast.EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTINGMSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCEMSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. Compare to Z390 motherboard memory XMP profile, MSI does have great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z490. Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.EASY OVERCLOCKING WITH XMP PROFILEThe XMP Extreme Memory Profiles in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC LAB. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGEMSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier.OPTANE BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSDPC Enthusiasts can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel Optane Memory device. Intel Optane technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance.EASY RAID SETUP WITH M.2 GENIELooking to go all out in terms of raw data speed and put multiple SSDs in RAID 0? Setting this up can prove to be quite the challenge. Thats why we created M.2 Genie, a brilliant feature to make setting up RAID 0 for M.2 and U.2 much easier and less time consuming.DRAGON CENTERMSI brand new Dragon Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.CLICK BIOS 5Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world recordsGAME BOOSTQuickly overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance.XMPChoose from a preset XMP profile and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory.M-FLASHConveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility.HARDWARE MONITORGet immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time including temperature, memory capacity, clock speed, and voltage.MEMORY TRY ITGet extreme speed out of your system memory and get more performance.SEARCH & FAVORITESA permanent search & favorite option in the top right corner moves you through the BIOS menus quickly.MSI APP PLAYERDeveloped under an exclusive partnership with BlueStacks, the MSI APP Player brings seamless gaming experience between mobile games and PC platform, and leverages customized features as specific keyboard lighting and better graphics with multi-task works.CONNECTIVITYMSI motherboards are built with a variety of connectors to satisfy gamers. Enhanced audio, advanced LAN networking capabilities, USB and Mystic Light turn any gaming experience into an immerse one.HIGH-BANDWIDTH AND LOW-LATENCY NETWORK2.5Gbps LAN provides incredible data transfer speed faster than general Gigabit LAN. This is a premium solution for demanding users.SURFACING WITH THE REAL MU-MIMO TECHNOLOGYThe WIFI 6 adopts the latest OFDMA and two-way MU-MIMO technologies and could provide up to 4X network capacity and efficiency in the high signal density environment. Comparing to the WIFI 5, which can only send the data packet to one device at a time on each channel, the WIFI 6 could combine the packet, separate to several devices and allow signals from the different devices bundled together. This new technology provides all the devices in the same network environment with same and harmonious traffic bandwidth in an efficient way.OPTIMIZE ONLINE GAMING TRAFFIC FOR LOWER LATENCYMSI GAMING LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.HIGH DEFINITION ALC1220 AUDIO PROCESSORSupports DSD Super Audio CD playback & recording 64x better than regular CD quality120dB SNR / 32-bitHIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORSA high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.HIGH QUALITY AUDIO JACKS WITH S/PDIFKeep your sound perfect by transmit your audio with pure digital signalISOLATED AUDIO DESIGNLike a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.SEPARATED AUDIO LAYERS FOR CLEAN LEFT & RIGHT CHANNELSUsing separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.