Key Features

  • Intel® Socket LGA 1700:Support 13th and 12th Gen Series Processors
  • Unparalleled Performance:Twin 16+1+2 Phases Digital VRM Solution
  • Dual Channel DDR5:4*SMD DIMMs with XMP 3.0 Memory Module Support
  • Next Generation Storage:4*PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 Connectors
  • Advanced Thermal Design & M.2 Thermal Guard III: To Ensure VRM Power Stability & M.2 SSD Performance
  • EZ-Latch Plus:M.2 Connectors with Quick Release & Screwless Design
  • Fast Networks:2.5GbE LAN & Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax
  • Extended Connectivity:DP, HDMI, Front USB-C® 10Gb/s, Rear USB-C® 20Gb/s
  • Smart Fan 6:Features Multiple Temperature Sensors, Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Q-Flash Plus:Update BIOS Without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card

AORUS Z790 series gaming motherboards fully optimize the performance within the latest Intel® 13th generation processors with our most capable digital power design ever. Before you would notice, the heat generated from the beastly power consumption is already dealt with by the full metal thermal solution. Not to mention the lightning-fast track to the next-gen PCIe 5.0 and the top-tier compatibility of DDR5 memory. Be crowned the king of gaming.





DIY Friendly

  • 16*+1+2 Twin Digital VRM Design

    • 6-Layer PCB
    • Mid-Low Loss PCB
    • 2X Copper PCB
    • Premium Choke and Capacitor
    *8+8 phases parallel power design
    *Power stage maximum current capacity is based on VCORE Phase.
  • 4 x Gen 4 M.2 Slots

  • Full-length PCIe slots

    • 1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 with PCIe UD Slot PG5
    • 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot
    • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 Slot
  • UD Power Connector

    • 24 pin ATX with UD Solid Pin
    • 8+8 pin CPU with UD Solid Pin
  • Intel Core™ 13th Processors Support

  • 4 x DIMMs, Dual Channel DDR5

    • VRM Thermal Armor Advanced

      • 6 mm Heatpipe
      • 7.5 W/mk Thermal Pad
      • Integrated IO Shield
    • M.2 Thermal Guard L

    • M.2 Thermal Guard Ext.

      • 4 x USB 2.0

      • Wi-Fi 6E with Ultra-high gain Antenna

      • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2

      • HDMI

      • DisplayPort

      • 1 x USB-C® 20Gb/s

      • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1

      • 2.5 GbE LAN

      • RGB Fusion

        • 2 x Addressable LED Header
        • 2 x RGB LED Header
      • Front USB-C® 10Gb/s

      • Thunderbolt™ Add-in Card Connector

      • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s

      • Enjoy reliable gaming audio

        • 8-ch HD Audio
        • Audiophile Grade Capacitors
        • M.2 EZ-Latch Plus

        • PCIe EZ-Latch

        • Clear CMOS Onboard Button

        • Multi-Key

          • RGB Switch
          • Direct to BIOS
          • Safe Mode
        • Q-FLASH Plus Onboard Button

          Robust VRM Design

          in number

          All AORUS series gaming motherboards are equipped with an all-digital power design, which delivers the best stability under heavy workloads.

          Digital Twin VRM Design

          ensures stable high-power delivery for advanced overclocking.

          * 8+8 phases parallel power design
          VCORE Phases 90A SPS

          to unleash full potential of multi-cores CPU performance

          VCCGT Phase 60A SPS

          for CPU integrated GPU performance

          VCCAUX Phases

          provide stable power for CPU integrated PCIe & Memory controller


          to the future

          All AORUS series gaming motherboards feature multiple techniques to enhance the performance of DDR5 memory with the best compatibility.

          Best-in-class Compatibility

          DDR5 Overclocking Up to
          7600 MT/s
          QVL List

          *Memory overclocking and XMP support may vary. Please refer to the qualified vendor list (QVL) for details and note that product features may vary by model.

          BIOS Engineering

          Feature-rich BIOS functions that enable easy access to the best-in-class DDR5 performance.

          DDR5 XMP Booster

          one click to auto boost your DDR5 module by the highest profile

          DDR5 Auto Booster

          one click to boost native DDR5-5600 to 6000

          High Bandwidth

          one click to increase DDR5 bandwidth

          Low Latency

          one click to shorten DDR5 latency

          XMP 3.0 User Profile

          optimizes memory settings and achieve the best performance for the system

          Learn more about BIOS optimizations

          Hardware Craftsmanship

          Maximize DDR5 performance with our advanced technology for an unparalleled gaming experience.

          Shielded Memory Routing

          Impedance Optimized Topology

          Daisy-Chained Routing

          Low Signal Loss PCB

          Revolutionary DDR5 Technology

          Efficient Thermal

          Overall Thermal

          Every AORUS motherboard is armored with the most advanced, full metal thermal design. These solid heatsinks are forged to keep your system cool while running fast.

          VRM Thermal Armor Advanced

          These solid heatsinks are forged to keep your system cool.

          Real One-piece Build
          Multi-Cut Design
          Large Surface

          M.2 Thermal Guard L

          with M.2 Thermal Guard Backplate

          * Test results are for reference only and may vary in different circumstances.
          optimized heat dissipation surface

          M.2 Thermal Guard Ext.

          3x M.2
          slots coverage

          Smart Fan 6

          Cool. Quiet. Customized.


          Build effortless

          Building your own PC is meant to be joyful and effortless. AORUS motherboards are designed to be the most DIY-friendly option available.

          EZ-Latch Designs

          Effortless mechanisms that enable easy installations of components.

          M.2 EZ-Latch Plus

          screwless installation for M.2 SSDs

          PCIe EZ-Latch

          easy detachment for graphics cards

          Quick Control Elements

          Reset. Update. Convenient.

          Q-FLASH PLUS
          Ultra Durable™

          Get everythingUD

          GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ Technology represents our highest standards to provide a platform for gamers that is not only powerful but also durable and reliable. AORUS series motherboard is built to last longer and stand stronger.

          PCIe UD Slot PG5

          GIGABYTE widens stainless-steel shielding by 20% to reinforce PCIe slots, addressing Gen 5 SMD technology's lower weight-bearing capacity and supporting heavy-duty graphics cards.

          stronger shearing test
          stronger retention force test

          M.2 UD Slot PG4

          The one-piece, stainless-steel shielding design reinforces the M.2 Slots, and maximizies signal integrity.

          stronger in X-Axis Strength Test
          stronger in Y-Axis Strength Test

          UD Power Connector

          The unique design provides better conductivity for power and better dissipation for the heat generated from it.

          Solid pins
          provides superior conductivity & signal transmission, reducing metal loss from repeated plugging

          Connectivity versatile

          Enable the ultimate connection experience with blazing data-transfer speeds through the next generation network, storage, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

          Seamless Connectivity

          Wi-Fi 6E
          Ultra-high Gain Antenna
          2.5GbE LAN

          Enjoy reliable gaming audio

          High Quailty Sound
          Enjoy a high-quality sound experience, which supports 7.1 channel playback, features an advanced microphone array, and offers versatile connectivity options for gaming and entertainment.
          Audiophile Grade Capacitors
          WIMA and Premium Grade Audio capacitors provide stable current, delivering a studio-quality experience.

          Elevating Performance Together

          AORUS series motherboard signifies our dedication to BIOS optimization. Through our community partnership, we're making next-gen performance more user-friendly.


          UEFI BIOS
          shows important hardware information in one page including CPU clock, Memory, Storage, Fan.
          exclusive BIOS settings that optimize the performance based on the cooling configuration


          introduces innovative features for computer enthusiasts and professionals

          GIGABYTE Control Center

          a unified software platform across a variety of GIGABYTE products.

          Enhancing VR Experiences with Wi-Fi 6E

          Wi-Fi 6E enhances VR with faster speeds, lower latency, increased capacity, and stronger security, enabling seamless wireless streaming of high-quality VR games and improved multi-user experiences.

          Lower Latency

          Lower latency ensures minimal delay between their actions and the corresponding response in online games, resulting in a more responsive and immersive gaming experience.

          Increased Capacity

          Wi-Fi 6E's increased capacity ensures smoother gameplay by minimizing congestion and maintaining consistent performance.

          Higher Speeds

          Faster transmission speeds enable quick downloads, seamless online gaming, and smooth video streaming without interruptions.

          Broader spectrum

          Wi-Fi 6E's use of the 6 GHz frequency band provides additional bandwidth, reducing congestion and interference from other devices.

          GIGABYTE Ultra-high Gain Antenna

          Experience enhanced signal strength with the GIGABYTE Ultra-high gain Antenna, which incorporates a smart antenna function to optimize Wi-Fi signal transmission.

          Direction signal
          Up to
          Omnidirectional signal
          Up to
          Magnetic Base


          A multi-function reset button that can be reconfigured to other function in BIOS for different user scenarios.

          RGB Switch

          Turn off all lighting effect on motherboard.


          Boot into BIOS menu directly without pressing any keyboard button.

          Safe Mode

          Boot into BIOS safe mode to change specific option without losing other BIOS settings.

          Q-FLASH PLUS

          Update the BIOS easily without installing the CPU, memory and graphics card.

          STEP 1

          Plug 24pin & 8pin power supply cable on motherboard.

          STEP 2

          Download motherboard BIOS file and rename to "gigabyte.bin", save to USB flashdrive, and plug USB flashdrive into Q-FLASH PLUS USB port.

          STEP 3

          Press Q-FLASH PLUS button, and motherboard will start updating BIOS automatically.

          Smart Fan 6

          ensures optimal cooling and quiet operation for your gaming PC, with support for PWM/DC fans and pumps, customizable settings, and intuitive temperature monitoring.

          High Current Support

          Each fan headers support PWM and DC fan and Water Cooling Pump , and up to 24W (12V x 2A) with Over-Current Protection.

          Precision Control

          Multiple temperature/fan speed control points for precise fan curve.

          Dual Curve Mode

          Slope/Stair dual mode for different user scenario.

          Fan Stop

          Fan can stop completely below users' specified temperature point.

          Smart Fan 6 BIOS UI

          Note: The image shown is for reference purposes and may vary depending on the specific model.
          Enhance Fan Curve UI

          Enhance fan curve control with an expanded number of control points, from 5 to 7, and a larger fan speed graph, enabling users to have more precise and effortless control over fan curve settings.

          Slope/Stair Dual Graph Mode

          Switch between Slope and Stair modes to adapt to various user scenarios. Slope mode provides a linear fan speed curve, while Stair mode maintains a constant fan speed within specified temperature intervals.

          Manual Input

          For advanced users, manual input of fan speeds is available for fine-tuning and precise control over the cooling system.

          EZ Tuning

          Simplify the process with EZ Tuning by setting 4 points on a rough temperature/fan speed scale. Smart Fan 6 will quickly generate a fan curve based on these points.

          Fan Curve Profile

          Save your customized fan curve profile in the BIOS ROM, ensuring it remains intact even after BIOS updates.

          VRM Thermal Armor Advanced

          High coverage MOSFETs and integrated molded heatsinks improve thermal efficiency by enhancing airflow and heat exchange.

          4X Large Surface

          The surface area has been increased up to 4X larger compared to traditional heatsinks, resulting in improved heat dissipation from the MOSFETs.

          Real One-piece Build

          The TRUE single-piece heatsink offers superior cooling performance compared to competitors' multi-piece designs, thanks to its one-piece construction and larger surface area.

          Multi-Cut Design

          With its Multi-Cut Design, this heatsink includes multiple channels and inlets to enhance airflow, resulting in improved heat transfer performance.

          6mm Heatpipe

          6mm heatpipe helps to transfer heat between two heatsinks which improves overall thermal balance of the MOSFETs.

          7.5 W/mK Thermal Pad

          Optimize hardware performance with our advanced 7.5 W/mK thermal pad for efficient heat dissipation.

          2X Copper Enhancement

          Enhances system performance with improved heat dissipation, power handling, and seamless overclocking support.

          Digital Direct VRM design

          GIGABYTE's DIRECT VRM DESIGN excels in temperature control and current capacity. Coupled with the Tantalum Polymer Capacitor boosts efficiency, reduces ripple, and maintains lower temperatures. This strengthens AORUS motherboards, enhancing response, stability, and overclocking performance.

          30% reduced voltage spikes

          Achieve Higher DDR5 Memory Frequencies with Ease

          DDR5 XMP Booster function provides optimized pre-defined profiles, based on memory IC and PMIC vendor analysis, for effortless performance enhancement and elimination of manual configuration for overclocked DDR5 memory kits.
          *DDR5 MEMORY UPGRADE involves DDR5 memory overclocking, overclocking capability depends on users' hardware configuration.
          Accelerate instantly

          Boost memory performance instantly.

          Streamline overclocking

          Easily overclock Native and XMP 3.0 DDR5 memory to higher frequencies.

          Automate input

          No need to manually configure multiple memory parameters like clock, voltage, and timings.

          Integrate database

          Built-in database of pre-tuned profiles for different memory IC vendors.

          Maximize DDR5 performance with your memory settings

          XMP 3.0 User Profile empowers you to optimize your memory settings and achieve the best performance for your system.
          SPD Re-defined or retrieve from database

          Users can define two empty SPD profiles and transfer them to another computer.

          Performance Simulation

          Simulate memory performance quickly by inputting clock and timing parameters.

          Save/Load Profile

          Save and load memory profiles for online sharing.

          Boost non-overclockable DDR5 memory frequency

          Increase the frequency of non-overclockable DDR5 memory.

          One-click Clear Profile

          Reset memory settings conveniently.

          Revolutionary DDR5 Technology

          Maximize DDR5 performance with our advanced technology for an unparalleled gaming experience.

          Shielded Memory Routing

          Memory routing is shielded within the PCB's inner layer to protect against interference.

          Impedance-Optimized Topology

          Optimized memory trace width, length, and style lower the overall impedance between the CPU memory controller and modules, enabling higher DDR5 speeds.

          Daisy-Chained Routing

          Optimized routing eliminates the stub effect, enabling higher memory frequencies and providing professional gamers with a faster and denser system memory experience.

          Low Signal Loss PCB

          Server grade mid-loss or low-loss PCB material is chosen to lower signal loss inside PCB and maintain DDR5 high speed signal transmission.

          UEFI BIOS

          User friendly Interface

          EASY MODE shows important hardware information in one page including CPU clock, Memory, Storage, Fan.

          My Favorites

          Add constantly used items into the favorite menu for quick access.

          Storage Information

          Show all kinds of storage information including SATA, PCIE and M.2 interface.


          List all changes before saving and exiting bios. Quickly review overall settings modification.

          Intuitive Load Line Curve

          Clearly show each loadline calibration setting in an intuitive curve graph.

          GIGABYTE PerfDrive

          PerfDrive technology integrates exclusive BIOS settings from GIGABYTE, enabling easy balance of performance, power consumption, and temperature with Intel® Core™ processors.

          Optimization Mode

          Ensuring high-speed operation of Intel® Core™ CPUs without throttling due to overheating.

          Instant 6GHz

          Enabling easy overclocking beyond 6GHz on compatible Intel® Core™ CPUs (i9-13900K, i9-13900KF, i7-13700K, and i7-13700KF) through a simple BIOS setting.

          Spec Enhance Mode

          Allowing Intel® Core™ CPUs to achieve a fine balance between performance and temperature.

          E-Core™ Disable Mode

          Exclusively allocating CPU resources to the P-core to enhance overclocking and gaming performance while reducing overall power consumption.

          Default AORUS skin

          *AORUS skin auto-applies when detecting a GIGABYTE motherboard.

          When running HWiNFO on a GIGABYTE motherboard, a unique, AORUS-themed skin will be automatically applied as default that is available in bright or dark mode. This AORUS skin can also be manually applied on non-GIGABYTE motherboards.

          Memory Timings Monitor

          As a result of the great efforts of expert developers from GIGABYTE and HWiNFO, this advanced readout application shows the most detailed memory timing settings ever, and help users monitor their memory performance and gain valuable insights.

          Detailed BIOS information

          GIGABYTE motherboard users can now check out the detailed BIOS information in real time via HWiNFO, such as status of toggles or tweakers, and the BIOS versions. No more reboot for BIOS check!

          Showcase your style

          Unleash your creativity with GCC's customizable lighting effects for your motherboard. Personalize your system with stunning visuals that reflect your individuality and style.

          Note: The depicted lighting effects are for demonstration purposes only, and the actual lighting effects may vary depending on the model.

          Supercharge your lighting options

          Addressable RGB LED headers allow you to customize each LED individually (for ARGB GEN2 devices), and you can easily accomplish this using GCC.

          *The information provided is for reference; please prioritize your specific setup and specifications.
          2x RGB LED headers
          2x ARGB LED headers

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