For creative professionals looking forward to increasing productivity and improving efficiency, the MSI PRO Z790-A WIFI DDR4 offers a quality platform with the capacity to support a broad spectrum of both cutting-edge and innovative hardware.
Supports Intel Core 12th & 13th Gen Processors
The PRO Z790-A WIFI DDR4 motherboard supports 12th & 13th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors.
Form Factor: ATX
Socket Type: LGA 1700
Chipset: Intel Z790
16 Duet Rail Power System with 80A Smart Power Stage
With its dual 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, the PRO Z790-A WIFI DDR4 is able to sustain heavy CPU power loads to support system-demanding settings:
1. Digital PWM IC
2. 16 Duet Rail Power System with 80A SPS
3. 1-Phase GT Power
4. 1-Phase AUX Power
Integrated Cooling Features
VRM Cooling: Features an Extended Heatsink design and 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pads for improved thermal dissipation.
PCB Cooling: An 6-layer server-grade printed circuit design with 2 oz. thickened copper improves heat dissipation & performance.
SSD Cooling: M.2 Shield Frozr prevents thermal throttling.
System Cooling: Connect and synchronize cooling with strategically placed pin-headers – including a dedicated pump-fan header.
Fortified PCI-e 5.0 x16 Slot
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points to support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor also shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference:
1 x PCI-e 5.0/4.0/3.0 x16 slot* (with Steel Armor**)
1 x PCI-e 4.0/3.0 x16 slot*
**MSI Surface Mount Technology (SMT) solder welding improves signal clarity.
Lightning Gen4 M.2 Connectors
The PRO Z790-A WIFI DDR4 motherboard features MSI’s latest M.2 slots:
4 x Gen4 x4 64Gb/s slots
M.2 Shield Frozr
Even the world’s fastest SSDs will automatically slow if thermal throttling firmware detects excessively high temperatures.
M.2 Shield Frozr: MSI’s most advanced thermal solution, offering the best possible protection to ensure maximum SSD transfer speed performance.
4 x DDR4 Dual Channel (5333 MHz OC)
Memory Boost: A fully-isolated DDR circuit delivers pure data signals for optimal gaming and overclocking performance.
XMP profiles in MSI BIOS are MSI OC LAB optimized and can be easily enabled with auto power settings for optimized memory speed and stability.
*1DPC 1R Max. overclocking frequency 5333+ MHz, supports Intel XMP.
Wi-Fi 6E & Bluetooth 5.2
2.5G LAN: A 2.5Gbps LAN controller delivers a premium network gaming experience.
Wi-Fi 6E: Features the latest Wi-Fi 6E module (ultra-low latency, high-bandwidth) & Bluetooth 5.2 technology.
USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C: Connect to devices and transfer files at high bandwidth rates: 20Gb/s.
HD Audio: 7.1-Channel USB High Performance Audio with Audio Boost 5 & S/PDIF output.
Supports 12th/13th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold and Celeron processors for LGA 1700 socket
Supports DDR5 Memory, up to 7200+(OC) MHz
Enhanced Power Design: 16+1+1 DRPS with 80A SPS, dual 8-pin CPU power connectors, Core Boost, Memory Boost
Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink, MOSFET thermal pads rated for 7W/mK, additional choke thermal pads and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop gaming experience
High Quality PCB: 6-layer PCB made by 2oz thickened copper and server grade level material
Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 5.0 slot, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2×2
Intel Turbo USB 3.2 Gen 2: Powered by Intel USB 3.2 Gen2 controller, Turbo USB ensures an uninterrupted connection with more stability and fastest USB speeds
2.5G LAN with Wi-Fi 6E Solution: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
AUDIO BOOST 5: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
CPU Socket Socket 1700
CPU Brand Intel
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors 12th/13th Gen Intel Core Processors, Pentium Gold and Celeron Processors
64-bit Support Yes
Rear Panel I/O Ports
USB Ports 1 x USB-C 3.2
3 x USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
DisplayPorts 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI 2.1
RJ-45 Ports 1 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 Antenna
Internal I/O Connectors
SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB-C 3.1 header (supports 1 port)
1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 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 Pump fan header
6 x System fan headers
Thunderbolt Port(s) 1 x TBT header (JTBT, supports RTD3)
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header 1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 24-pin ATX
2 x 8-pin EPS
Other Connectors 1 x M.2 slot, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (PCIe Gen4)
1 x M.2 slot, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen4)
2 x M.2 slots, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen4 or SATA)
3 x 3-pin ARGB LED headers
1 x 4-pin RGB LED header
1 x Tuning Controller header
Memory Bus Speed Up to 7200+ (OC) MHz
Memory Type DDR5
Maximum RAM 128 GB
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA Supported Yes
Number of PCI Express Slots 1 x PCI Express 5.0 x16 slot
1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 slot (@ x4)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot (@ x1)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 slot
Integrated Graphics Supported Yes
Integrated Sound Realtek ALC4080
Warranty 3 Years
Integrated Network Intel
Network Speeds Supported Up to 2.5 Gbps
Wireless LAN Yes (Wi-Fi 6E)
Wireless Network Speed Up to 2.4 Gbps
Bluetooth Version 5.3
Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 11 64-bit
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box Motherboard
EU Regulatory Notice
Quick Installation Guide
M.2 Screw / Standoff Set
2 x SATA Cables
Width 304.8 mm
Length 243.84 mm
Wireless Network Yes
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Number of PCI Slots slot(s)
Number of PCI-X Slots slot(s)
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
Wake on LAN
Motherboard Power Connectors 8 + 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel Z790
Motherboard Model MSI PRO Z790-A WIFI
WiFi Speed 2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
Cooler Height mm
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control MSI Mystic Sync
Memory Speed 7200 MHz
Skip Audio Test
RGB Header Type 3-Pin ARGB
Addressable RGB Yes
Internal USB Type-C Header Yes
Radiator Length mm
Microsoft Processor List
Power Requirement (auto) 70 W
Max Memory Speed Supported (Non-overclocked) 5600 MHz
Max Memory Speed Supported (overclocked) 7200 MHz
CPU Power Pins (female) 16
PCI Express Power Pins (female)
Total M.2 Slots 4
Maximum NVMe M.2 ports 4
Maximum SATA M.2 ports 2
SATA ports 6
No. of front USB2.0 ports supported 4
No. of front USB3.0 ports supported 2
No. of front USB-C ports supported 1
MSI PRO Z790-A WIFI LGA1700 DDR5 ATX Motherboard
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PRO Z790-A WIFI
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Q & A
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