Gigabyte Z490 AORUS Xtreme WaterForce water cooled motherboard released

Gigabyte has released multiple Intel Z490 compatible motherboards that are compatible with 10th generation Core. The top model Z490 AORUS Xtreme WaterForce is a flagship equipped with Thunderbolt 3 and an integrated water cooling head for real water cooling.

Gigabyte Z490 AORUS Xtreme WaterForce

In addition, SPS 16 + 1 phase digital power supply, NanoCarbon processing back plate, ALC1220-VB + WIMA high-quality audio circuit, triple M.2 slot (with M.2 Thermal Guard), Ultra Durable PCIe & memory armor, AQC107 10GbE + i225V 2.5GbE wired LAN, Wi-Fi 6, integrated I / O back panel + on-board power switch, Q-Flash Plus, etc. are full specs suitable for the top model.

Z490 AORUS Xtreme is a model without the water cooling mechanism from the top model. These two models will be in Extended ATX form factor.

Z490 AORUS MASTER is the top model for gaming. The Z490 AORUS Xtreme uses the SPS 14 + 1 phase power supply, and Thunderbolt 3 and 10GbE are omitted to reduce the price.


Z490 VISION D is a model for creators. The power supply is SPS 12 + 1 phase and Thunderbolt 3 is installed. The wired LAN has a dual configuration of 2.5GbE and Gigabit Ethernet.

Z490 AORUS PRO AX is a high-end model for gaming. The power supply is 12 + 1 phase of DrMOS, featuring 2.5GbE and Wi-Fi 6.

In addition, Z490 AORUS ELITE for 2.5GbE-equipped entry gaming, Z490 UD AC that emphasizes cost performance, Z490 I AORUS ULTRA of Mini-ITX, and Z490 M GAMING X of microATX form factor are available.

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