The MSI MPG Z790 Edge Wi-Fi DDR5 Motherboard supports 12th/13th Gen Intel Core processors, Pentium Gold and Celeron processors and LGA 1700 sockets, features up to 4 x DDR5 memory slots, PCI-E 5.0, 4.0 and 3.0 compatible expansion slots, 5 x M.2 slots, 7 X SATA ports (6Gb/s), 10 x rear USB ports, 7 x front panel USB header ports, Intel 2.5Gbps LAN, Intel Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, 8-channel HD audio with Audio Boost 5 and an ATX motherboard form factor.
Extended Heatsink enlarges the surface of heat dissipation, ensuring even high-end processors to run in full speed.
Direct Touch Heat-Pipe
Connecting two MOS heatsinks to enlarge the surface of heat dissipation.
M.2 Shield Frozr
Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
7W/mK Thermal Pad
High quality 7W/mK MOSFET thermal pads and extra choke thermal pads ensure all cores running in high performance.
Enhanced M.2 Thermal
Double-sided M.2 Shield Frozr and Enlarged heatsink design keep PCIe 5.0 M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling.
Enlarged PCH Heatsink
The enlarged heatsink design to reduce dust and noise as well as maintain high heat dissipation efficiency.
Control in One Click
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans in BIOS and software with a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Frozr AI Cooling
Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE.
Auto Detect Your Fan
MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.
DIY 2.0 – Integrating with the System Environment
Connect and synchronize with MSI coolers and cases with strategically positioned pin-header locations including a dedicated pump-fan header.
- For CPU Cooler
- For Waterblock Cooler
- For Top System Fan
- For Front System Fan
- For Rear System Fan
Optimized for Water Cooling
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 3 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
16+1+1 Duet Rail Power System
Unleash and sustain the maximum performance with a flagship VRM design built with a total of 16+1+1 Duet Rail Power System. Combining dual power connectors and 90A Smart Power Stage, MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI is ready for the challenge of high-end processors.
- 16 Phase – VCPU SPS / Power 90A
- 1 Phase – GT Power
- 1 Phase – AUX Power
Double Power Connectors
Two 8-pin connectors deliver adequate power even for an overclocked multi-core CPU.
Digital Power Design
A fully digital power design allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision.
Premium layout not only support the multi-core CPU, also create the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
Optimized PCB Solution
The PCB design has been optimized for higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds, which is also beneficial for reliable circuit transmission.
- 6 PCB layers
- IT-170 Server-grade PCB material
- 2oz Thickened Copper
Lightning Gen 4 PCI-E with Steel Armour
Doubling over the previous generation, the bandwidth of a x16 interface can reach 128GB/s.
SMT PCIE 5.0 Slot
The advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) PCIE slot diminish interference and electrical noise, fully support the PCI-E 5.0 signal.
Reinforced, Heavy Soldered Connections
Secure to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards.
Fast and Future-Ready Storage
MSI MPG series motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
- 5x Lightning Gen 4 M.2 – 64 Gbps
- 7x – 6 Gbps
Lightning USB 20G
Double Bandwidth with Lightning USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 20G
Using USB 3.2 devices has never been faster! MPG Z790 series motherboards offer a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, offering never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s when connecting the Rear USB Type-C.
Front USB 20G Type-C
USB Front Type-C
MSI gaming motherboards support USB Front Type-C that allows gamers to connect with the latest USB devices. Built up a system with MSI PC case to have the most convenient experience.
Latest DDR5 Memory with SMT Slot
- A huge step of DDR performance enhancement with the latest DDR5 memory. Combines with dedicated SMT welding process and MSI Memory Boost technology, MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI is ready to deliver the world class memory performance.
- The advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) welding process reduces the defect rate of slot solder joints, electromagnetism, and interference. Combining with exclusive Memory Boost technology allows MSI motherboards to deliver the clean and pure high-frequency DDR5 signal.
Easy Overclocking with XMP Profile
The XMP (Extreme Memory Profiles) in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC LAB. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
Exclusive UI of AIDA64 Extreme
MSI motherboards provide 60 days free trail of AIDA64 Extreme – MSI edition. AIDA64 Extreme is an almighty application for system information, diagnostics and benchmarks. With the application, you can monitor the detailed hardware and software information on PC and save it to file in multiple formats such as CSV and HTML.
More for Operability
Resizable BAR (Re-Size BAR) is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and improve performance.
Find with Tile
Intel’s Wi-Fi solution integrated with Tile’s tracking technology will help you locate your PC device in no time.
Connectivity – Audio
Audio Boost 5
- High Performance ALC4080 Audio Processor
- High Quality Audio Capacitors
- High Quality Audio Jacks with S/PDIF
- Dedicated Headphone Amplifier
- Isolated Audio Signal
- De-Pop Protection
Glow Your PC
Splash on some colour and vibrant RGB lighting effects using MSI Mystic Light with 16.8 million colours and fancy LED effects. MSI Mystic Light provides you complete control of RGB lighting of your PC in one software.
Extend Your RGB Experience with Ease
Add more colour if you want! Mystic Light Extension pin header provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller.
Supports 5V Addressable RGB devices. Compatible with ARGB Gen2 / Gen1 devices.
*Gen2 device only supports 7 RGB themes
Supports 12V RGB devices
Synchronize lighting theme with compatible lighting devices.
2.5G LAN & Wi-Fi 6E
High-Bandwidth and Low-Latency Network
MSI’s premium network solution provides incredible data transfer speed for demanding users.
- Wi-Fi 6E
- Bluetooth 5.2
- 2.5G LAN
- Exclusive magnetic antenna
|MPG Z790 Edge Wi-Fi
|Supports 12th / 13th Gen Intel Core Processors, Pentium Gold and Celeron Processors
|Intel Z790 Chipset
|1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 slot, 1 x PCIe 4.0 x 16 slot, 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slot
|Support 4K @ 60Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1 – Requires processor graphics
|4 DIMMs, Dual Channel DDR5-7200+ (OC)
|5 x M.2 PCIe 4.0 x4 slots 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
|1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 20G (1 x Type-C) 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (2 x Type-C + 4 x Type-A) 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (6 Type-A) 4 x USB 2.0 (4 x Type-A)
|Intel 2.5Gbps LAN
|Intel Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2
|8 Channel (7.1) HD Audio with Audio Boost 5