GIGABYTE Z490 UD Motherboard



  • Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Series Processors
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • Direct 11+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with Low RDS(on) MOSFETs
  • Enlarged VRM Heatsink with Increased Surface contact Air-Flow Grooving
  • GIGABYTE Exclusive 8118 Gaming LAN with Bandwidth Management


Key Features of the GIGABYTE Z490 UD Motherboard

  • GIGABYTE Z490 UD motherboard for the latest Intel 10th generation processors
  • Durable UD (Ultra Durable) construction with double locking bracket
  • Space for fast DDR4 RAM up to 128GB capacity
  • Efficient cooling enables extreme processor performance
  • Advanced monitoring technology for Smart Fan 5 fans
  • Plenty of connectors for quick connection of HDD and SSD disks
  • Real Gigabit LAN Realtek 8118 with network traffic management application
  • AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire and 2-Way AMD CrossFire graphics support
  • USB 3.2 for fast data transfer from external storage
  • Stylish RGB Fusion backlight
  • ATX format

GIGABYTE Z490 UD Fast RAM Support

The dual-channel memory architecture consists of four DIMM slots for DDR4 memory with a capacity of up to 128 GB. The DDR4 XMP function is activated on the board and compatibility with profiles up to 4500 MHz is ensured, so it is easy to achieve the highest speed and memory stability with suitable memory modules.

Preparation for large storage and dedicated graphics card

For hard disks, use 6 SATAIII 6 Gb / s connectors on the GIGABYTE Z490 UD. Unique performance for fast SSDs is provided by 4 M.2 interfaces in SATA and PCIE mode with a lightning-fast 32Gb / s storage speed. You can connect your own graphics card to the GIGABYTE Z490 UD in PCIe x16 slots that support AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire and 2-Way AMD CrossFire technologies. The HDMI port handles a high resolution of 4096 × 2160.

Exclusive Realtek 8118 gaming network

The Realtek 8118 LAN is a high-speed gigabit LAN with automatic bandwidth allocation that ensures the highest priority for a game or other preferred application. A total of 12 USB 2.0 and USB 3.2 ports are available on the GIGABYTE Z490 UD for peripheral connections and fast data transfers.

Efficient cooling and control of GIGABYTE Z490 UD board fans

With Smart Fan 5 you will have full control over all connected fans . And not only that, with Smart Fan 5 you have more hybrid connectors for fans, which support both voltage regulation and PWM, so that the motherboard can better understand water cooling.

Fancy lighting RGB Fusion 2.0

Today, multi-zone lighting is an important part of a modern motherboard. The supplied software can synchronize light effects on all supported devices . Specifically, these include graphics cards, mice, headphones, keyboards, PC cabinets and fans.



Intel 1200


Intel Z490

Motherboard form factor


Basic functions

For CPU with integrated GPU, Integrated network card, Integrated sound card, PCI Express 3.0, M.2 , Serial ATA III, Support for Intel Optane


HDMI, Jack, PS/2, RJ-45 (LAN), USB 2.0, USB 3.2 Gen 1, USB 3.2 Gen 2