ASRock Z790 PG-ITX/TB4 (LGA1700, Z790, DDR5, USB3.2 Type-C, SATA3)



Dr.MOS design features the latest SPS (Smart Power Stage) technology. It’s optimized for monitoring current and temperature of each phase, thus delivering smoother and neater power to the CPU with enhanced performance and OC capability.

SPS (Smart Power Stage)

The reinforced DIMM slot is surfaced mounted onto the motherboard to give better physical strength as well as a more stable memory signal, with this superior revolutionary design, it is able to dramatically overclock DRAM module up to insane frequency.

DDR5 Memory Reinforced DIMM Slot

The Killer Ethernet controller is designed specially for competitive gamers and performance-hungry users, this motherboard comes with both Killer E3100 2.5G Ethernet & WiFi 6E solution, the enhanced detection and prioritization engine provides the ultimate networking experience for gaming and multimedia applications.

KiLLER E3100 + AX1675

Thunderbolt™ 4/USB4 technology brings speed and versatility to the most advanced USB Type-C, offering a fast and simple level of connection for work or home. It enables lightning-fast data transfer up to 40Gbps and connects external monitors, Thunderbolt™, and USB devices with a single Thunderbolt 4 cable.

Please refer to Intel® “What is Thunderbolt 4” page for more detail.

Thunderbolt™ 4/USB4 Type-C

Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.

Nahimic Audio

This motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple M.2 storage devices, one of which can support PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD, it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.

PCIe Gen4 x4 for SSD

Optical drive or driver DVD is no longer needed! ASRock motherboard already has its Ethernet driver prepacked in BIOS ROM, once finish installing the operation system, simply follow the instructions and allow ADI to download and install all necessary drivers automatically!
Step1: Install Auto Driver Installer
Step2: ADI will automatically download and install all necessary drivers.
Step3: Done!

Auto Driver Installer

The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

The specification is subject to change without notice in advance. The brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies. Any configuration other than original product specification is not guaranteed.

The above user interface picture is a sample for reference. The actual user interface may vary with the updated software version.

Additional information

Weight 2 kg


  • Unique Feature
    Superb Productivity
    – PCIe Gen5 (Graphic)
    – Dual Channel DDR5
    – USB4 Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C Ports (40 Gb/s)
    Rock-Solid Durability
    – 10+1+1 Power Phase, 105A SPS for VCore with Enlarged Heatsink Armor
    – Flexible Integrated I/O Shield
    – Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
    Ultrafast Connectivity
    – Killer 2.5G LAN, Killer
    802.11ax Wi-Fi 6EModule
    – Killer DoubleShot™ Pro
    EZ Update
    – ASRock Auto Driver Installer
    EZ Troubleshooter
    – ASRock Post Status Checker
  • CPU
    – Supports 13th Gen & 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (LGA1700)
    – Supports Intel® Hybrid Technology
    – Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Technology
    – Supports Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost (TVB)
    – Supports Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology (ABT)
  • Chipset
    – Intel® Z790
  • Memory
    – Dual Channel DDR5 Memory Technology
    – 2 x DDR5 DIMM Slots
    – Supports DDR5 non-ECC, un-buffered memory up to 7000+(OC)
    – Max. capacity of system memory: 96GB
    – Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 3.0

    *1DPC 1R Up to 7000+ MHz (OC), 5600 MHz Natively.
    1DPC 2R Up to 5800+ MHz (OC), 5200 MHz Natively.
  • BIOS
    – 256Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with GUI support
  • Graphics
    – Intel® Xe Graphics Architecture (Gen 12)
    – 1 x HDMI 2.1 TMDS Compatible, supports HDCP 2.3 and max. resolution up to 4K 60Hz
    – 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 with DSC (compressed), supports HDCP 2.3 and max. resolution up to 8K 60Hz / 5K 120Hz
    – 2 x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 4, supports HDCP 2.3 and max. resolution up to 8K 60Hz**

    *Intel® UHD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.

    **Supports two 4K displays or one 8K display
    Only the CPU’s embedded graphics can be displayed through Thunderbolt™ ports. If you want to display to a Thunderbolt™ monitor, please use CPU models with embedded graphics.
    Thunderbolt™ graphics output may not be compatible with certain Type-C monitors. Please use graphics card outputs instead.

  • Audio
    – 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC4082 Audio Codec)
    – Individual PCB Layers for R/L Audio Channel
    – Impedance Sensing on Rear Out port
    – Nahimic Audio
  • LAN
    – 2.5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s
    – Killer E3100X
    – Supports Killer LAN Software
    – Supports Killer DoubleShot™ Pro
  • Wireless LAN
    – 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6E Module
    – Supports IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
    – Supports Dual-Band 2×2 160MHz with extended 6GHz band support*
    – 2 antennas to support 2 (Transmit) x 2 (Receive) diversity technology
    – Supports Bluetooth + High speed class II
    – Supports MU-MIMO
    – Supports Killer LAN Software
    – Supports Killer DoubleShot™ Pro

    *Wi-Fi 6E (6GHz band) will be supported by Microsoft® Windows® 11. The availability will depend on the different regulation status of each country and region. It will be activated (for supported countries) through Windows® Update and software updates once available.
    A 6GHz compatible router is required for 6E functionality.
  • Slots
    – 1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 Slot (PCIE1), supports x16 mode*
    – 1 x Vertical M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi/BT PCIe WiFi module and Intel® CNVio/CNVio2 (Integrated WiFi/BT)
    – 15μ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE1)

    *Supports PCIe riser cards to extend one x16 slot to two x8 slots
    Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
  • Storage
    – 1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_1, Key M), supports type 2280 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) mode*
    – 1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_2, Key M), supports type 2280 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s & PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) modes*
    – 1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_3, Key M), supports type 2280 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) mode*
    – 3 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors

    *Supports Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD)
    Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
  • RAID
    – Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 5 for SATA storage devices
    – Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 5 for M.2 NVMe storage devices
  • USB
    – 2 x USB4 Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C (Rear)
    – 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C (Front)
    – 6 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A (Rear)
    – 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (Front)
    – 2 x USB 2.0 (Front)
    * All USB ports support ESD Protection
  • Connector
    – 1 x RGB LED Header*
    – 1 x Addressable LED Header**
    – 1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)***
    – 1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)****
    – 1 x Chassis Fan Connector (4-pin)*****
    – 1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
    – 1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
    – 1 x Front Panel Audio Connector (15μ Gold Audio Connector)
    – 1 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 2 USB 2.0 ports)
    – 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header (Supports 2 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports)
    – 1 x Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Header (20 Gb/s)
    – 1 x Clear CMOS Button

    *Supports in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip

    **Supports in total up to 5V/3A, 15W LED Strip

    ***CPU_FAN1 supports the fan power up to 1A (12W).

    ****CPU_FAN2/WP supports the fan power up to 2A (24W).

    ****CPU_FAN2/WP can auto detect if 3-pin or 4-pin fan is in use.

    *****CHA_FAN1 supports the fan power up to 1A (12W).

  • Rear Panel I/O
    – 2 x Antenna Ports
    – 1 x HDMI Port
    – 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
    – 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
    – 2 x USB4 Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C Ports (40 Gb/s for USB4 protocol; 40Gb/s for Thunderbolt™ protocol)*
    – 6 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10 Gb/s)
    – 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port
    – 1 x Line Out Jack (Gold Audio Jack)
    – 1 x Microphone Input Jack (Gold Audio Jack)

    *Supports USB PD 3.0 up to [email protected] (27W) / [email protected] (15W) charging
  • Software and UEFI
    – ASRock Motherboard Utility (Phantom Gaming Tuning)
    – Killer Control Center
    – ASRock Polychrome SYNC*
    – ASRock EZ Mode
    – ASRock Full HD UEFI
    – ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
    – ASRock Auto Driver Installer
    – ASRock Instant Flash
    – ASRock Easy RAID Installer

    *These utilities can be downloaded from ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.
  • Accessories
    – 1 x User Manual
    – 2 x SATA Data Cables
    – 1 x ASRock WiFi 2.4/5/6 GHz Antenna
    – 2 x Thermal Pads for M.2 SSD
    – 3 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
  • Form Factor
    – Mini-ITX Form Factor: 6.7-in x 6.7-in, 17.0 cm x 17.0 cm
    – 10 Layer PCB
  • OS

    – Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit / 11 64-bit

    *Windows® 10 only supports version 21H2 or later
  • Certifications
    – FCC, CE
    – ErP/EuP ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)


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