A WHOLE NEW GENERATIONReady to experience the future of gaming? The MSI Z590I UNIFY is here to support the very latest 11th Generation Intel processors; For those who still want the experience of top-tier performance but require a smaller form factor this Mini-ITX motherboard has you covered; boasting dual TB4 ports, an extreme INTERSIL digital PWM power design, an outstanding cooling solution featuring Frozr heatsinks, VRM heatpipes and an aluminium cover guarantees you the extreme performance you deserve whilst keeping your temperatures down. Future-ready connectivity is also in your grasp with 2.5G LAN Wi-Fi 6E support and twin M.2 connectors to handle your storage. Though small in stature the MSI Z590I UNIFY truly is a reminder that great things can be contained in small packages.
LGA 1200CPU Socket
10th & 11th Gen IntelCompatible CPUs
Special Features of the Z590I UNIFY
PCBMultilayer printed circuit boards design optimise the efficiency of power delivery, making your system run stable and cool.
PWMHighest quality components with ISL digital power, 90A Smart Power Stage and titanium choke III make sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions
COPPER2oz thickened copper PCB provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise.
STEEL ARMORProtecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
Next Generation Connectivity with MSI
DUAL THUNDERBOLT 4Brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support, Daisy-Chaining and Multi-Port Accessory Architecture
WI-FI 6E SOLUTIONThe latest wireless solution supports 6GHz spectrum, MU-MIMO and BSS color technology, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps.
2.5G LANFeaturing premium 2.5G LAN plus Gigabat lan with included LAN manager delivers a better network experience.
TWIN M.2 CONNECTORSOnboard dual M.2 connectors for maximum storage performance with one Lightning Gen 4 solution.
Premium Thermal Solution
FROZR HEATSINK DESIGNThe active cooling solution is ready for you to unleash maximum performance.
ALUMINIUM COVERFully aluminium IO cover and extended heatsink design provide maximum surface of heat dissipation.
M.2 SHIELD FROZROnboard M.2 thermal solution keeps M.2 SSDs safe whilst preventing throttling, making them run cooler and faster.
HEATPIPE DESIGNConnecting two MOS heatsinks to enlarge the surface of heat dissipation.
Unbelievable Power Solution
INTERSIL DIGITAL PWMUnleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with direct 8 phases digital power phases. Combining INTERSIL digital PWM and 90A Smart Power Stages, MEG Z590I UNIFY is ready for the challenge of high-end processors.
See Whats Under The Cover
The Future is Now
LIGHTNING GEN 4 SOLUTIONThe 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.
Unmatched Memory Performance
ADVANCED PERFORMANCE WITH DDR4 BOOSTMSI 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.
Protecting your PCIe Slots
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMORMSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points to support the weight of heavier graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.
Professional Gaming Audio
AMPLIFY YOUR GAME WITH AUDIO BOOST 4Like a dedicated sound card, Audio Boost 4 offers a HD audio processor, 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.
CPU SocketSocket 1200
Installed Processors (Max)0 (1)
Supported Processor ManufacturerIntel
Supported Processors10th Gen Intel Core Processors, 11th Gen Intel Core Processors, Pentium Gold and Celeron processors
Rear Panel I/O Ports
USB Ports2 x Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C)2 x USB 3.12 x USB 3.02 x USB 2.0
DisplayPorts1 x DisplayPort 1.42 x Mini DisplayPort IN
HDMI Port1 x HDMI 2.0b
RJ-45 Ports1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports1 x 3.5mm Jack
Microphone In Port1 x 3.5mm Jack
Antenna Connector(s)2 x SMA Antennas
Internal I/O Connectors
SATA Connectors4 x SATA III
USB Connectors1 x USB 3.1 Type-C header (supports 1 port)1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 ports)1 x USB 2.0 header (supports 2 ports)
Front Panel Connectors1 x Front Panel1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support1 x CPU fan header1 x Water Pump fan header1 x System fan header
Chassis Intrusion Connector1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port1 x 20 4-pin ATX
Other Connectors1 x M.2, Type 2280 (PCIe Gen4 or PCIe Gen3)1 x M.2, Type 2280 (PCIe Gen3)1 x 3-pin ARGB LED header
Memory Bus SpeedUp to 5600 MHz
Maximum RAM64 GB
Memory Slot2 x DIMM
RAID FormatRAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Number of PCI Express Slots1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 slot
Integrated Graphics SupportedYes
Integrated SoundRealtek ALC1220P
Integrated NetworkIntel I225-V
Network Speeds SupportedUp to 2.5 Gbps
Wireless LANYes (Wi-Fi 6)
Wireless Network SpeedUp to 2.4 Gbps
Operating Systems SupportedMicrosoft Windows 10 64-bit
Software Included (may be trial or restricted)Yes
Form FactorMini-ITX Motherboard
In The BoxMEG Z590I UNIFY MotherboardWi-Fi AntennaUser ManualQuick Installation GuideUSB DriveMEG StickersReward Program / Shout Out FlyerCable StickersProduct CatalogRegistration CardCleaning BrushScrewdriversCase Badge2 x SATA CablesRainbow RGB LED Extension CableDisplayPort to Mini DisplayPort CableM.2 Screw / Standoff Sets
Memory Speed5600 MHz
RGB Header Type3-Pin ARGB
On-board Audio Type7.1
Number of SATA Ports4 port(s)
Number of USB Ports6 port(s)
SATA III SupportYes
USB 3.0 SupportYes
Multi GPU SupportNo
Motherboard Form FactorITX
Motherboard Power Connectors8-Pin
Motherboard ChipsetIntel Z590
Motherboard ModelMSI MEG Z590I UNIFY
WiFi Speed2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 SupportYes
Internal USB3.0 HeaderYes
On-board RGB ControlMSI Mystic Sync