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ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming supports power supply and offers a variety of cooling options to get the most out of Intel's latest CPUs. Together with a variety of improvements, such as one-click optimization, the latest connection options and a futuristic look with integrated lighting, the ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming forms a first-class basis for ATX gaming systems that offer more than that Default.

  1. Patented ROG connection panel pre-installed
  2. 4x USB 3.1 Gen 2

    ‧ 3x type A
    ‧ 1x type C

  3. Video outputs

    ‧ HDMI 1.4
    ‧ DP 1.2

  4. Intel® I219-AT gigabit network

    ‧ ROG GameFirst technology
    ‧ LANGuard

    Intel® Wireless-AC 9560

    ‧ WLAN 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac
    ‧ 2x2, MU-MIMO support
    ‧ Bluetooth V5.0

  5. Multi-GPU SLI / CFX support2x PCIe 3.0 x16


    1x PCIe 3.0 x16

    (PCH, in x4 mode)

    3x PCIe 3.0 x1


  6. SupremeFX S1220A-CODEC

    · Impedance detection
    · High quality input and output
    · SupremeFX shielding
    · Dual operational amplifiers

    Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio LinkSonic Radar III
  7. 2x AURA RGB connections
  8. MemOK! II switch
  9. DDR4 4266MHz + (O.C.)

    ‧ 4x DIMM, dual-channel
    ‧ XMP support

  10. Intel®-CoreProcessors
    the 9th / 8th Generation for socket LGA 1151
  11. USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
  12. 6x SATA 6Gbit / s
  13. 1x AURA addressable connector
  14. 2x M.2 socket 3

    ‧ 1x Type 2242-2280, supports SATA & PCIe 3.0 x4 modes
    ‧ 1x Type 2242-22110, supports PCIe 3.0 x4 mode

  15. ASUS Node


With extensive cooling options, an improved power supply for CPUs with more cores and support for faster RAM and mass storage, the ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming offers everything you need to use the full potential of the components in your system and a first-class gaming performance to achieve.

Power design

Digital voltage regulation and various DrMOS power levels ensure that the ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming has enough power for the latest Intel processors.

  • ProCool power connection

    Compared to conventional power sources, the ProCool sockets are built according to strict specifications in order to ensure optimal contact with the power lines of the power supply unit. The lower impedance helps avoid hotspot and connector errors.

  • Digi + Power Control

    The Digi + voltage regulator (VRM) is one of the highest quality on the market and ensures a safe and uniform power supply for the processor.

  • DrMOS

    The ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming's CPU VRM uses DrMOS power stages that combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers to deliver enough power and efficiency for the latest Intel processors.

  • Cooling solution

    ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming uses high-quality thermal pads to transfer the heat from the inductor and phase array to a large-area heat sink, which is designed for the energy requirements of all Coffee Lake processors. For those who want to push their system to the limit, the ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming offers an additional fan and bracket to keep the temperatures under control.

  • High quality coils and capacitors

    World-class inductors and long-life capacitors designed to withstand extreme temperatures and deliver up to 110% more performance than the industry standard.

Ice cold design

The ROG Strix Z390 gaming series has the most extensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.


The ROG Strix Z390 gaming series has the most extensive cooling options ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.

    • CPU fan connector

      Two dedicated PWM / DC fan connectors for CPU coolers.

    • Fan connection for AIO water pumps

      A dedicated PWM / DC connection for closed water cooling.

    • Connection for water pumps

      A dedicated port that can deliver more than 3A to a high performance PWM fan or DC water pumps.

    • M.2 heat sink

      With its huge surface area, the M.2 heat sink perfectly cools a built-in M.2 SSD - for constant performance and reliability.

    • M.2 fan

      A dedicated M.2 fan bracket enables lower operating temperatures for improved performance and longer service life.

      * The M.2 fan is 3D printable

    • 4-pin PWM / DC fan
      Fan connector

      Each onboard connection supports the automatic detection of PWM or DC fans.

    • Fan expansion connector

      The fan expansion card offers three additional DC or PWM connections and three connections for temperature sensors.
      * The ASUS fan expansion card is sold separately.

    • MOS fan with
      Fan bracket

      A supplied fan bracket and a MOS fan cool all important VRM and CPU areas of the mainboard to guarantee stability and performance.

    • VRM fan & thermal pad

      A high-quality thermal pad transports the heat from the inductor and phase array to the heat sink, which with its large surface ensures low temperatures.

Integrated Intel
Ultra WiFi support

The ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming features Intel 802.11ac WiFi with 2x2 MU-MIMO and wide 160MHz channels for wireless speeds of up to 1.73Gbit / s. The integrated Wireless AC 9560 WLAN adapter enables wireless data to be transmitted up to 2x faster than other WLAN solutions - so that you get a fast connection with low latencies even when your PC is not near the router is located. Intel Wireless-AC 9560 supports Bluetooth 5.0 and enables connections that are up to 2x faster than the previous generation and have a range that is up to 4x greater.

* The maximum achievable speed depends on the router.

Intel Gigabit Ethernet

The ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming is equipped with Intel network technology (I219-V) to ensure fast and smooth data exchange with the network and the outside world. The Intel network technology reduces the CPU overhead and increases the TCP and UDP throughput, which means more computing power is available.


With advanced signal coupling technology and high-tolerance components, LANGuard offers constant network performance as well as more protection against static electricity and overvoltages.

SMD capacitors

EMI coverage


Shielded audio components for superior sound

Immersive sound with SupremeFX audio technology. The SupremeFX audio solution uses the S1220A codec and was developed for a flat frequency response and a neutral, detailed sound image. And to ensure that the original sound is perfectly preserved, the front panel output is equipped with two operational amplifiers, which deliver an audio signal with such versatility and power that impressive virtual soundscapes can be created via the gaming headset.
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A. Audio cover

The effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of the audio signal and thus ensures optimal sound quality.

B. Audio line shielding

Blocks electromagnetic interference from motherboards and other devices to ensure cleaner sound quality.

C. Dual operational amplifiers

Thanks to the two operational amplifiers (OP amps), your favorite headphones can be fired with extraordinary sound, while the headphone impedance of 32-600Ω ensures extra flexibility.

Premium Audio Capacitors from Nichicon ™

High quality components from Japan for a warm, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.


Numerous design elements, including a unique cybertext pattern, as well as numerous customization options, extensive validation lists and the most diverse components in the industry make setting up and personalizing a gaming system with the ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming easier than ever before.

Cyber ​​Fusion

An illuminated ROG logo with a natural, diffuse glow and an illuminated I / O cover with a futuristic cybertext pattern give the ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming a unique and fascinating design that expresses its gaming identity. The cyber look extends to the circuit board and the heat sink, where it creates a high-quality impression with a premium feel with its subtle texturing.

Put your opponents in the shade

With their outstanding performance and incomparable looks, the ROG Strix motherboards outshine the competition. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a large number of practical presets, both for the integrated RGB LEDs and for LED RGB strips that are connected to the RGB connector on the motherboard. In addition, all LEDs can be synchronized with devices in the ever-growing range of Aura-enabled ASUS hardware.

* The addressable RGB connections support addressable WS2812B RGB LED strips (5V / Data / Ground) with a maximum power consumption of 3A (5V) and a maximum of 60 LEDs.
** The Aura RGB strip connector supports 5050 RGB LED strips with a maximum output of 3A (12V). For maximum brightness, a light strip should not be longer than 3m.
** RGB extension cables are included. LED strips and Aura Sync compatible devices are sold separately.


The ASUS Aura lineup is in the fast lane, offering an extensive, growing list of ASUS products that are now Aura-Sync compatible, along with a huge number of compatible accessories and hardware kits available through our partners are. The integrated Aura RGB lighting of your ROG Strix motherboard can be easily synchronized with PC cases, memory modules, coolers and RGB LED strips from a large selection of well-known manufacturers. ASUS Aura software provides simple and intuitive lighting control.

* Learn more about ASUS Aura Sync.

  • Pre-installed I / O cover

    The patented ROG connection panel is painted in a matt black and is already pre-assembled - to make the mainboard installation particularly easy.

  • SafeSlot

    1x slot
    Provide better support for PCIe devices and greater resistance to shear forces

  • ESD guards

    2x higher
    Discharge protection than usual in the industry. ESD guards on the USB, audio and LAN interfaces.

  • Q-SLOT

    1 clip
    to fix or loosen the graphics card.

  • Q-DIMM

    1 sided
    Clips for extremely easy and safe handling of memory modules

  • Q-LED

    The integrated LEDs indicate the status of the power supply and problems with the processor, memory, graphics card or boot drive for quick fault diagnosis.

  • MemOK II

    MemOK II automatically repairs errors that occur during the boot process due to memory overclocking and instability.

Certified compatibility

Being able to freely choose the components for your own PC is a major advantage of building your own PC. For this reason, the ROG-Strix products go through a comprehensive certification program aimed at maximum compatibility with the largest possible number of components and devices. Our extensive list of components with guaranteed compatibility is an indispensable aid when assembling a ROG Strix gaming PC. It comprises thousands of compatible parts and contains a special Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for memory modules - so that no problems arise with the DIY PC.
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The world of ROG Strix is ​​waiting

Upgrade with ROG Strix components, from graphics cards and monitors to mice and keyboards. Experience the next generation of gaming with a suitable look, control and compatibility - you benefit from a larger selection than with any other brand.


The ROG Strix Z390-E gaming motherboard has firmware controls and software utilities for all skill levels that simplify initial setup, tuning, and system maintenance. With various setting options, from overclocking and cooling to managing network performance and audio properties, you can configure your ROG Strix gaming PC exactly as you want it.

User-friendly UEFI BIOS

The UEFI BIOS is an early milestone in building a PC, and the ROG Strix gaming series has one of the best on the market.

  • The EZ mode was developed for easy setup and shows all important settings and statistics on a single page. With intuitive wizards, simple drag-and-drop operation and the ability to make important settings with just one click, your system is ready for use in no time.

  • When you're ready to delve deeper into your system's configuration, you can activate advanced mode and take full control. Each section is organized intuitively. Finding the options you want is a breeze with the built-in search function. The advanced functions are intelligently programmed and adapt to your settings - as soon as you are ready to take control, you can optimize the performance exactly as you want using precisely configurable parameters.

More performance

The overclocking module of the 5-way optimization in the AI ​​Suite has been revised for the Z390 platform. With a redesigned backend that's smart enough to overclock a CPU based on smart predictions and thermal telemetry, this new version delivers overclocking results in a short amount of time that would normally require days of manual tuning.

Flexible control for air or water cooling
Comprehensive energy efficiency
Precise digital voltage regulation
Performance boost for the processor
React faster, score better
  • Fan Xpert 4

    The ROG Strix motherboards offer complete control over fans, water pumps and even all-in-one (AIO) water coolers. The user can assign three configurable temperature sensors to each connection, which it monitors and reacts to. Either via Fan Xpert 4 or our UEFI, which has been recognized by the press. Regardless of whether the system is cooled with air or water, the auto-tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click of the mouse. There is also an Extreme Quiet mode, which reduces all fan speeds below the minimum set by default - so that your system remains whisper-quiet for light tasks.

  • EPU control

    The Energy Processing Unit (EPU) ensures system-wide energy savings by automatically optimizing power consumption and maximizing the energy saved with Away mode - an intelligent setting that switches off unused I / O controllers.

  • Digital voltage regulation

    The Digi + Voltage Regulator Module (VRM) with onboard circuit provides real-time control for voltage drops, frequency changes, and energy efficiency settings that allow you to optimize CPU voltage regulation for ultimate stability and performance.

  • TPU information

    Use the full performance potential of your PC with ASUS AI Suite 3. The TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) is an intelligent onboard microcontroller that has numerous functions for system optimization, such as automatically regulating voltages, monitoring the system status and adjusting the overclocking parameters .

  • Turbo app