MSI Presents Intel Z790 Motherboard Lineup

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅28.09.2022 16:48:11

MSI presents its lineup of Intel Z790 motherboards for the 13th generation Intel Core processors which include the MEG Series, MPG Series, MAG Series, and PRO Series models. MSI’s Z790 motherboards are designed to provide the very best performance for gamers, creators, and users.

Watch MSI Insider as they take a closer look at some of the MSI Z790 motherboards

Product Features and Upgrades

MSI added upgrades to the Z790 motherboards including a stronger power phase design and improvements to the BIOS functions. The flagship MSI MEG Z790 GODLIKE sports 26 Duet Rail Power System CPU power phases with 105A SPS and an astounding number of M.2 slots - 7X M.2 slots. The entry-level PRO Series motherboard features an increase of up to 16 DRPS CPU power phases with 80A SPS. Furthermore, M.2 slots now come with Double-Sided M.2 Shield Frozr cooling which could help drop temperatures by 5%. MSI does also have Frozr AI Cooling and CPU Cooler Tuning with software and BIOS to further help with the cooling capabilities. The MSI Z790 motherboards also sports MSI’s patented Magnetic and Screwless M.2 Shield Frozr, Front USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C with Power Delivery up to 60W, and supporting ARGB Gen 2 devices.

Check out each series and its key features below.

MEG Series

For this generation, the MSI MEG Z790 GODLIKE brought out multiple features to help bring the flagship model to a whole new level. The MEG Z790 GODLIKE features power phases that increased up to 26+2 DRPS CPU power phase design with 105A SPS. With such power, there’s an all-new next generation of VRM Cooling design. An all-aluminum cover under a Wavy Fin Array-design, a U-Shape VRM heatsink with Direct Touch Cross Heat-pipe for extra cooling and 7W/mk Thermal Pad with Choke Pads. It also comes with Lightning Gen 5.0 PCIe Slots & Gen 5 M.2 support bringing a staggering 128GB/s of bandwidth for maximum transfer speeds. MEG Z790 GODLIKE and MEG Z790 ACE will have MSI’s patented Screwless M.2 Shield Frozr with Magnetic for ultimate ease of installation. Last but not least, the M-Vision dashboard has also been upgraded to much more refined accessories by increasing the touch capacitive area as well as the screen size from 3.5” to 4.5” for much better viewing pleasure.

MPG Series

The MPG Series will feature 4 models, the MSI MPG Z790 CARBON WIFI, MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI, MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI DDR4, and also the MSI MPG Z790I EDGE WIFI motherboards
MPG models will have up to 19+1+1 power phases, an Extended Heatsink with heat-pipe, and Lightning Gen 5.0 PCIe slot. Moreover, the ATX motherboards will feature a patented Screwless M.2 Shield Frozr. The ATX version motherboards will support 5 M.2 slots while 1 will be Lightning Gen 5 on MPG Z790 CARBON WIFI and the rest will be PCIe Gen 4.0 as well as 3 M.2 slots on the Mini-ITX model.

MAG Series

The MAG Series is one of the popular models among gamers. With the 16+1+1 DRPS power phase design with 90A SPS and dual-8 pin CPU power connectors, the MAG Z790 TOMAHAWK WIFI will be able to crush any games you throw at it. The MAG Series does come with Lightning Gen 5.0 PCIe slot, 2.5G LAN and Wi-Fi 6E solution which provides more than enough power and bandwidth to tackle any task you throw at it. There will also have a DDR4 version available to the market.

PRO Series

The PRO Series provides stable functionality and high-quality components for professionals and enterprises. The PRO Z790 Series is paired with up to 16+1+1 DRPS power phase as well as Lightning Gen 5.0 PCIe slot, M.2 Shield Frozr, 2.5G LAN, and Wi-Fi 6E as well as Lightning USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C Connection to help give you all the necessary bandwidth and performance to breeze through daily work tasks. PRO Series will have 6 models available for choosing from DDR5 or DDR4 version and Wi-Fi or non-Wi-Fi version.

Backward Compatibility with Intel 600 Series Motherboards
The 13th Gen Intel Core processors will be backward compatible with MSI's Intel 600 Series motherboards by updating the BIOS. BIOS updates will be available and ready to download at launch.

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