ONE BOARD TO RULE THEM ALL
Ready to experience the future of gaming? The MSI Z590 Godlike is here to support the very latest 11th Generation Intel processors; MSI’s Flagship motherboard certainly does not shy-away from the latest performance enhancing technologies and components and is determined to stand proud as it continues to break records. Bolstered with an arsenal of top-shelf modern features including; an Extreme digital power design, Premium cooling solution including a Wavy fin design, 8mm heatpipes, 7W/mK thermal pads, Frozr Heatsink and Aluminum Backplate ensure extreme performance with low temperatures, Dual TB4 ports, Quadruple M.2 connectors for maximum storage with one lightning PCIe 4.0 solution, an intuitive built-in dynamic OLED status display and the latest standards in network connectivity including 10G Super LAN and Wi-Fi6 support but it isn’t all about performance as the GODLIKE also incorporates beautiful aesthetics with it’s full armour design with a revolutionary magnetic cover allowing you to show off your system without messy cables being on show. The MSI Z590 is here to take the top-spot are you ready for a top-tier gaming experience?
Intel Z590 Chipset
LGA 1200 CPU Socket
10th & 11th Gen Intel Compatible CPUs
E-ATX Form Factor
Special Features of the Z590 GODLIKE
8-LAYER PCB DESIGN
Multi-layer printed circuity optimises power delivery increasing system stability and thermal efficiency.
The Godlike uses the highest quality components with direct digital power, 90A SPS and titanium choke III make sure your system runs smoothly even under the most extreme conditions.
2OZ THICKENED COPPER
A 2oz thickened PCB provides an increase to performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise.
PCIE STEEL ARMOR
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
DYNAMIC DASHBOARD II
An intuitive coloured OLED panel which can be used to push status updates or can even be customised to show off a piece of your own style.
10G SUPER LAN + 2.5G LAN
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI LAN Manager. Onboard 10G Super LAN and 2.5G LAN deliver a supreme online experience without worrying about lag.
DUAL THUNDERBOLT™ 4 PORTS
Brings Thunderbolt performance to USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support, Daisy-Chaining and Multi-Port Accessory Architecture to bring you incredible connectivity.
M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN4 S
This PCI-Express card offers two extra M.2 slots that include a smart fan cooling solution to increase your storage performance even under heavy load.
INTEL WI-FI 6E
The latest wireless solution supports MU-MIMO and BSS color technology, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps.
FROZR HEATSINK DESIGN
An active cooling solution to ensure you receive the ultimate performance.
WAVY FIN DESIGN
By incorporating a waved fin design, the surface area of the heatsink is increased providing up to 50% more efficient heat dissipation.
DOUBLE SIDED M.2 FROZR
Double sided m.2 thermal solution helps to prevent throttling keeping your M.2 SSDs safe and allowing them to run at maximum performance.
ALL ALUMINIUM BACKPLATE
The heavy and durable aluminium backplate provides additional cooling to your MOSFETs with it’s dedicated thermal pad.
8MM HEATPIPE DESIGN
An 8mm heatpipe is used to connect the two MOS heatsinks to increase the surface of heat dissipation.
THE WORLD BREAKER
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with a flagship VRM design built with a total of direct 20+1 digital power phases. Combining dual power connectors and 90A Smart Power Stage, MEG Z590 GODLIKE is ready for breaking the world record.
See Whats Under The Cover
LIGHTNING GEN 4 SOLUTION
The latest Gen4 PCI-E and M.2 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed. PCIe 4.0 maintains both backward and forward compatibility with older and newer specifications.
MAXIMUM STORAGE SUPPORT
The Z590 Godlike supports staggering amount of onboard storage with support for the latest standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device allowing you to access transfer speeds you only dreamed of.
M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN 4 S
This PCI-Express AIC offers two additional M.2 slots with a smart fan cooling solution to increase your storage capacity to it’s maximum speed, features auto detect function for easy maintenance and troubleshooting.
MSI MYSTIC LIGHT
Personalise your PC with 16.8 million colors and 29 effects through Mystic Light RGB LED. Controlled in one click with the Mystic Light APP or a mobile device.
A LITTLE BIT OF PERSONALITY
Dynamic Dashboard II consists of a colourful OLED panel that not only displays the status of your GODLIKE motherboard, it can also be used for monitoring your hardware, troubleshooting and more, you can even customise your GIFs to add your only little bit of style.
ADVANCED PERFORMANCE WITH DDR4 BOOST
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in operational performance or when working with large video and photography files. MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what.
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
MEG Z590 GODLIKE supports multiple GPU solutions. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and higher-quality airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerates with the action jumping from your screen when running the NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD® CrossFire™ setup. Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free user experience.
AMPLIFY YOUR GAME WITH AUDIO BOOST 5 HD
Like a dedicated sound card, Audio Boost 5 HD offers a premium audio processor, ESS audio DAC, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy. Powered by ALC 4082 audio processor, this motherboards supports 120dB SNR, 32-bit/384kHz, delivers game-changing studio grade sound.
WI-FI 6E SUPPORT
Use your LAN port for online gaming while using Wi-Fi for other online applications. The Wi-Fi 6E adopts latest OFDMA, two-way MU-MIMO technologies and 6GHz band, delivering wireless transmission speeds up to 2.4Gbps.
CPU Socket Socket 1200
CPU Brand Intel
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors 10th Gen Intel Core Processors, 11th Gen Intel Core Processors, Pentium Gold and Celeron processors
64-bit Support Yes
Rear Panel I/O Ports
USB Ports 2 x Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C)
2 x USB 3.1
6 x USB 3.0
DisplayPorts 2 x Mini DisplayPort IN
RJ-45 Ports 2 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 3 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
S/PDIF Port 1 x S/PDIF Optical Out
Antenna Connector(s) 2 x SMA Antennas
Internal I/O Connectors
SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C header (supports 1 port)
2 x USB 3.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
2 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan header
1 x Water Pump fan header
8 x System fan headers
1 x Water Flow header
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header 1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
2 x 8-pin EPS
1 x 6-pin PCIe
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (PCIe Gen4) for 11th Gen processors only
1 x M.2, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen3 or SATA)
1 x M.2, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (PCIe Gen3 or SATA)
1 x M.2, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen3)
2 x Thermal Sensor headers
1 x Tuning Controller header
Memory Bus Speed Up to 5600 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 128 GB
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA Supported Yes
Number of PCI Express Slots 1 x PCI Express 4.0 slot
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots
PCI Express Slot Type Support x16/x0/x4, x8/x8/x4, x8/x4+x4/x4, x8+x8/x0/x4, x8+(x4+x4)/x0/x4
Integrated Graphics Supported Yes
Integrated Sound Realtek ALC4082
Warranty 3 Years
Integrated Network Aquantia AQC107
Network Speeds Supported Aquantia: Up to 10 Gbps
Intel: Up to 2.5 Gbps
Wireless LAN Yes (Wi-Fi 6)
Wireless Network Speed Up to 2.4 Gbps
Bluetooth Version 5.2
Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
SLi/Crossfire Features Supports 2-Way NVIDIA SLI Technology
Supports 3-Way AMD CrossFire Technology
Form Factor E-ATX Motherboard
In The Box MEG Z590 GODLIKE Motherboard
M.2 XPANDER-Z Gen4 S
DIY Stands Set
Quick Installation Guide
DIY Stands Set Installation Guid
Metal Dragon Badge
M.2 Screw / Standoff Sets
Reward Program / Shout Out Flyer
MSI Draw Pocket
2 x DisplayPort to Mini DisplayPort Cables
2 x Thermistor Cables
1-to-2 RGB LED Extension Y Cable
CORSAIR RGB LED Extension Cable
Rainbow RGB LED Extension Cable
3 x SATA Cables
Width 305 mm
Length 277 mm
Motherboard Power Connectors 8 + 8 + 6 Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel Z590
Motherboard Model MSI MEG Z590 GODLIKE
WiFi Speed 2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control MSI Mystic Sync
Memory Speed 5600 MHz
RGB Header Type 3-Pin ARGB
Addressable RGB Yes
Wireless Network Yes
Memory Channel Dual
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 6 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 8 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support Both
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection No
DisplayPort Connection No
Motherboard Form Factor eATX