ASUS TUF Z390-Plus Gaming LGA1151 (Intel 8th and 9th Gen) DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 Z390 ATX Motherboard with onboard 802.11ac WiFi and USB 3.1 Gen2
- Designed for 9th and 8th generation Intel® Core™ processors to maximize connectivity and speed with dual M.2, Gigabit LAN, USB 3.1 Gen2
- Military-Grade TUF Components like TUF LANGuard, TUF Chokes, TUF Capacitors, and TUF MOSFETs maximize system durability
- Gamer’s Guardian with SafeSlot and FanXpert 4 provides hardware-level safeguards for maximum performance with dynamic system cooling
- 8-channel HD Gaming Audio with TUF Gaming Headphone featuring Realtek® S1200A high definition audio codec driven by Japanese capacitors for warm, immersive sound
- ASUS OptiMem II improves memory stability and performance by improving trace isolation between PCB layers to maintain signal integrity even at higher frequencies
Arm your Battlestation
TUF Gaming motherboards are specially designed and tested to survive and thrive in conditions where other boards would struggle. Engineered with highly durable components, these motherboards deliver unwavering stability for gaming sessions that last as long as you demand.
When you build with a TUF Gaming motherboard, you also benefit from the TUF Gaming Alliance — an ASUS collaboration with trusted industry partners that ensures easier building, the best compatibility, and complementary aesthetics from components to case.
Easy PC DIY
TUF Gaming motherboards offer easy and safe DIY builds by leveraging great design, innovative engineering, and strong partnerships with major component manufacturers. The unrivalled combination of military-grade TUF Components, TUF Protection and the TUF Gaming Alliance means that you can rest assured that your gaming rig will go the distance.
TUF Gaming Alliance
TUF Gaming Alliance is a collaboration between ASUS and trusted PC-component brands to ensure compatibility with a wide range of parts, such as PC cases, power supplies, CPU coolers, memory kits and more. With more partnerships and components being added regularly, the TUF Gaming Alliance will continue to grow even stronger.
Setup and Configuration
TUF Gaming motherboards are designed to be easy to set up and configure just the way you want, even for first-time builders. With simplified CPU and memory overclocking to optimize and boost performance, intelligent cooling controls for better system stability, and helpful troubleshooting tools to get you up and running quickly if you encounter problems, TUF Gaming motherboards give you everything you need to build your dream gaming rig without adding complexity.
Gaming Performance and Asthetic Customisation
TUF Gaming Z390 provides a complete, high-performance gaming package with a long list of features to improve your experience, including ultrafast networking for smoother online gameplay, immersive audio with positional cues for FPS gaming, and onboard RGB lighting that syncs with attached accessories to help you create the perfect gaming atmosphere.
Intel CPU and Chipset Features
Intel Z390 Chipset
The Intel® Z390 is a single-chipset design that supports Socket 1151 for 9th Gen and 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the chipset provides a maximum of six USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports, four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, and 32Gbps M.2 and PCIe 3.0 lane speed support, for faster data retrieval. Intel Z390 also supports integrated-graphics, so you'll enjoy the very latest in graphics performance.
Ready for Socket 1151 for 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
This motherboard supports Socket 1151 for 9th Gen and 8th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors, with integrated graphics, memory and PCI Express controllers to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, dual-channel (4-DIMM) DDR4 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes for great performance.
- Motherboard Type: Desktop
- Form Factor: ATX
- Socket: Intel 1151 - Coffee Lake
- Chipset: Intel Z390
- #Hide#DDR Type: DDR4
- CPU Support: Click here for CPU support
- RAM Technology: DDR4 (Dual Channel)
- RAM Slots: 4 x DIMM
- RAM Speeds: 4133(O.C.)* /4000(O.C.)* / 3866(O.C.)*/ 3733(O.C.)* / 3600(O.C.)* / 3466(O.C.)* / 3400(O.C.)* / 3333(O.C.)* / 3300(O.C.)* / 3200(O.C.)* / 3000(O.C.)* / 2800(O.C.)* / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz
- Maximum Memory: 64GB
- Graphics: Supports Intel HD Graphics
- Graphics Ports: 1 x HDMI
1 x DisplayPort
- Multi-GPU Support: Supports AMD CrossFireX
- PCI Express: "1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (support x16, x8+x4+x4)
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (max. at x4 mode)
4 x PCIe 3.0 x1"
- PCI: -
- Storage: 6 x SATA III
1 x M.2 Socket (2242/2260/2280) - SATA & PCIe
1 x M.2 Socket (2242/2260/2280/22110) - SATA & PCIe
- RAID: "RAID 0, 1, 5, 10"
- Wireless: Intel Wireless-AC 9560
Intel CNVi with Wi-Fi MU-MIMO 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Supports dual frequency band 2.4/5 GHz
- LAN: GB LAN
- Audio: Realtek S1200A 8-channel high definition audio CODEC
- USB Ports Supported: "2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type-A at back)
8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (4 at back, 4 at mid-board)
3 x USB 2.0 ports (mid-board)"
- Back Panel I/O Ports: 1 x PS/2 keyboard
1 x PS/2 mouse
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x Wi-Fi antenna
3-Jack 8-Channel Audio I/O
- Internal I/O Connectors: 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 2.0
6 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s
2 x M.2
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan
1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan
2 x 4-pin Chassis Fan
1 x AIO PUMP
2 x Aura RGB Strip
1 x MemOK!_II Switch
1 x Front audio
- .: 1 x System panel
1 x S/PDIF out
1 x 24-pin EATX
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- Accessories: 2 x SATA cables
1 x IO Shield
1 x M.2 Screw Package
1 x 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi antennas
1 x Support DVD
1 x Users Manual
1 x TUF Certification Card
1 x TUF GAMING Sticker
- Additional Features: See Overview
- Package Type: Retail
- Package Weight: 1.3800 kg
- Warranty: 3 Years
- #Hide#M.2 Slot(s): Yes (M.2)
- #Hide#RGB Lighting: Yes (RGB)
- #Hide#No. LAN Ports: 1 x LAN
- #Hide#Max LAN Speed: GB LAN
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We also use DHL/Royal Mail for all European shipments, if you require a European delivery service please select your country at the check out for a shipping price. For international shipments outside of Europe, please contact us directly for a bespoke quote.
We understand that occasionally products may need to be returned to us, but we are here to help make the process easier.
For all returns to Blackmore IT you will need to complete a return merchandise authorisation (RMA) form in order for us to process your refund or replacement during the product's warranty period. Please print this return documentation by clicking here and ensure you include this documentation with a copy of your proof of purchase within the return.
If you need to return your purchase from us, whether you bought it online or over the phone, the product can be returned for a full refund within 21 days of delivery as long as it's still in its original, unopened anti static (a silver coloured bag or pink bubble material) packaging. Please follow the returns policy above.
We sincerely apologise if your product develops a fault within its warranty period, and if the fault occurs within 30 days of purchase (or delivery) we will always offer you an exchange or refund. However, in all cases we do reserve the right to inspect the product and verify the fault, if you would like to discuss this further please call us on 0808 196 2772, alternatively follow the returns policy above.
We want you to be absolutely satisfied with your Blackmore IT product and would recommend that, where practicable, you unpack and check it for any transit damage as soon as your product arrives. If you receive a damaged product please call us as soon as possible on 0808 196 2772 to inform us about this issue.
We will then arrange an exchange or refund as soon as possible, once the return has been processed as per the above returns policy.
Our Return to Base (RTB) warranties mean if the item doesn't work on delivery we cover all costs of getting a replacement sent out immediately. However, if the item works on delivery but within 6 months breaks then we ask you to send it back to us for repair or replacement.