Press Release #371

Introducing the EVGA Z490 Motherboards

- April 30, 2020 — 


Introducing the EVGA Z490 Series - The New Desktop Powerhouse

The EVGA Z490 Motherboards are here.

Powered by the latest 10th Generation Intel® Core i9 processors, these motherboards put the power back in your hands. Game, stream, create, work, or just browse the web – these motherboards will be front and center to handle everything you can throw at them.

Features for Every System Builder

The EVGA Z490 motherboards were crafted from the ground up with the features every system builder expects from a top-notch motherboard these days, and these motherboards do not disappoint:


Dual M.2 slots w/ Intel Optane Support
ARGB/RGB Headers
Dual M.2 slots w/ Intel® Optane® Support
ARGB/RGB Headers
EVGA Z490 motherboards are equipped with two M.2
Configure up to 125 LEDs on the onboard ARGB
100mm Key-M slots for NVMe SSDs.
header via EVGA ELEET X1


7.1 Channel Realtek Audio + EVGA NU Audio FPH
NVIDIA® SLI® Ready with Metal Reinforced PCIe Slots
7.1 Channel Realtek Audio + EVGA NU Audio FPH
NVIDIA® SLI® Ready with Metal Reinforced PCIe Slots
Experience high-fidelity surround, or unleash hard-to-
Go worry-free when installing large and
drive headphones through the front panel.
heavy graphics cards.

Features that Gamers Need

Gamers and enthusiasts also expect more from EVGA motherboards, such as overclocking, stability, next-gen features and a reliable BIOS. The EVGA Z490 motherboards are more than up for the task:



USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Header
Switchable BIOS
USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Header
Switchable BIOS
A modern feature for modern cases.
Setup multiple BIOS profiles to quickly switch between
24/7 and OC profiles.


Dual 80 port Temp/Voltage Monitors
USB BIOS Update Port
Dual 80 port Temp/Voltage monitors
USB BIOS Update Port
Monitor everything in real-time! Configure the boxes in
Flash your BIOS without a CPU or entering the BIOS.
the BIOS to display what you need to see.

EVGA GUI BIOS with OC Robot

Use the latest GUI UEFI/BIOS to quickly set overclocks
and stress test in the BIOS!

The EVGA Z490 DARK
Nothing will stop the return of the EVGA DARK motherboards. The EVGA Z490 DARK comes packaged with an 18-phase power design, right-angled connectors, and an Intel® 2.5 GbE NIC to ensure that the only limitation of your Z490 DARK is your imagination. But we don’t need to tell you what the DARK looks like; we’ll simply tell you what it is: The Z490 DARK is a masterwork of design and engineering, to bring you the best performance and stability available on the Z490 chipset.
EVGA Z490 DARK


18-Phase Digital VRM
64GB Memory up to 4600MHz+
Intel 2.5 GbE NIC
18-Phase
Supports up to 64GB
Intel® 2.5
Digital VRM
Memory at up to
GbE NIC
Design
4600MHz+




U.2 Port
Integrated WiFi/BT
ProbeIt Connectors
1x U.2
Integrated
Dual ProbeIt
WiFi/BT
Connectors

PCIe Shutoff Switches
Full LED Suite
Mini-DisplayPort
PCIe Lane
Full
Mini-
Shutoff
Diagnostic
DisplayPort
Switches
LED Suite
Output

The EVGA Z490 FTW WiFi
The EVGA Z490 FTW WiFi provides an optimal balance of performance, advanced tuning, and blazing connectivity to supercharge desktops for a competitive edge. Featuring high-speed storage options, display outputs, 7.1 Channel Audio, and Intel® wired/wireless network options, the Z490 FTW WiFi has everything you need. This board earns its FTW with a 14-Phase Digital VRM, metal-reinforced PCIe slots, USB3.2 Gen2x2, and is NVIDIA® SLI® Ready. The EVGA Z490 FTW WiFi is the core of everything you do next.
EVGA Z490 FTW


14-Phase Digital VRM
128GB Memory up to 4400MHz+
Onboard ARGB Lighting
14-Phase
Supports up to
Onboard
Digital VRM
128GB Memory at up
ARGB
Design
to 4400MHz+
Lighting



Switchable BIOS
Integrated WiFi/BT
Safeboot button to boot into BIOS
Two Switchable
Integrated
Safeboot Button to
BIOS
WiFi/BT
easily boot into BIOS

Full Smart Fan Control in BIOS
USB3.2 Gen2x2
4K HDMI+DP options
Full Smart
USB3.2 Gen2x2
4K HDMI /
Fan Function
Port supports
DisplayPort
in BIOS
up to 20Gbps
options

EVGA ELEET X1
EVGA Z490 motherboards feature EVGA ELEET X1, the next generation of motherboard tuning utilities. Featuring a brand new UI, completely new codebase, and simple to use interface, EVGA motherboards have never been easier to overclock or monitor.
EVGA ELEET X1

EVGA ELEET LED
EVGA ELEET Overclocking
EVGA ELEET Memory Overclocking
EVGA ELEET Monitoring

To learn more about EVGA ELEET X1, visit https://www.evga.com/eleetx1

To learn more about the EVGA Z490 Motherboards, visit https://www.evga.com/articles/01409/evga-z490/


About EVGA
EVGA is the #1 NVIDIA authorized partner in channel sales throughout North America. Based on the philosophy of intelligent innovation, market knowledge, and the real time operation, EVGA continues to identify the need in the market place and providing the solution to that need. By offering product differentiation, a 90 day Step-Up program, and other customer focused programs, EVGA is a clear leader in all categories: etail, retail, distribution, and system builders. With headquarters in Brea, CA, EVGA's global coverage includes EVGA GmbH in Munich, EVGA LATAM in Miami, and EVGA Hong Kong. For further information online about EVGA, visit https://www.evga.com.


For further information, contact:

Joe Darwin

EVGA USA

714-528-4500 x118

jdarwin@evga.com

EVGA Europe

+49 89 189 049-0

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