A Whole New Generation Take a step into the future with The MSI Z590-A PRO, here to support the very latest 11th Generation Intel processors; bolstered with an arsenal of top-shelf modern features like; the latest 4th gen PCI-e and M.2, lightning 20G USB connectivity, DDR4 Memory boosts, a premium thermal design with heavy plated MOSFET heatsinks, and onboard M.2 Shield Frozr. The PRO series helps users work smarter by giving users stable functionality and high-quality assembly to increase maximise efficiency, optimise professional workflows with less trouble shooting and greater product longevity. Step up your game with MSI.
Intel Z590 Chipset
LGA 1200 CPU Socket
10th & 11th Gen Intel Compatible CPUs
ATX Form Factor
Special Features of the Z590-A PRO
TechnologyCombining 2x 8 pin power connectors and premium layout design, that is ready for unleashing the maximum performance.
PWMHighest quality component digital power IC makes sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.
PCB6 layer 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
2.5G Network SolutionFeaturing premium 2.5G LAN with LAN manager delivers better network experience.
Lightning USB 20GBuilt-in USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port, offers the 20Gbps transmission speed, 4X faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1.
DDR4 BoostThe Fully isolated DIMM slots to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming and overclocking performance.
Lightning Gen 4 SolutionThe latest Gen 4 PCI-E and M.2 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed.
Premium Thermal Solution
M.2 Shield Frozr Strengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
Pump Fan Support Control watercooling pump speeds for best flow and noise control.
Enlarged Chipset Heatsink Larger heatsink for chipset ensures better heat dissipation and cooling effects.
Unbelievable Power Solution
Time to Get Aggressive Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 16 Duet Rail Power System(DRPS). Combining 8 4 pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, Z590-A PRO motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work.
2 PhaseGT Power
8 4CPU Power Connectors
1 PhaseSA Power
12 Duet Rail CPU Power
Digital PWM IC
Experience Core Boost
faster and undistorted current delivery Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU.
Unmatched Memory Performance
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.
Protecting your PCIe Slots
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR Z590-A PRO supports multiple GPU solution. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an 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.
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 1 x USB 3.2 Tyep-C1 x USB 3.12 x USB 3.04 x USB 2.0
DisplayPorts 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI 2.0b
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 4 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
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 Panel1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan header1 x Water Pump fan header6 x System fan headers
Thunderbolt Port(s) 1 x TBT header (supports RTD3)
Serial Connectors 1 x COM header
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header 1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 20 4-pin ATX1 x 8-pin EPS1 x 4-pin EPS1 x 6-pin PCIe
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (PCIe Gen4 x4) (available only on 11th Gen Intel CPU)2 x M.2, M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen3 x4 or SATA)1 x Tuning Controller header
Memory Bus Speed 2133 ~ 5333 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 x161 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (@ x4)2 x PCI Express 3.0 x1
Integrated Graphics Supported Yes
Integrated Sound Realtek ALC897
Warranty 3 Years
Integrated Network Intel I225-V
Network Speeds Supported Up to 2.5 Gbps
Wireless LAN No
Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Wiindows 10 64-bit
Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
SLi/Crossfire Features Supports 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technology
Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box Z590-A PRO MotherboardQuick Installation GuideM.2 Screw/Standoff Sets2 x SATA CablesProduct Registration CardI/O ShieldDriver DVD
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm
On-board RGB Control MSI Mystic Sync
Memory Speed 5333 MHz
RGB Header Type 3-Pin ARGB
Addressable RGB Yes
Wireless Network No
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 No
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection Yes
DisplayPort Connection Yes
Motherboard Form Factor ATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 4 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel Z590
Motherboard Model MSI Z590-A PRO
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes