MSI MEG Intel Z490-I UNIFY Mini-ITX Motherboard

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MSI MEG Intel Z490-I UNIFY Mini-ITX Motherboard

QuickFind: 974322 Mfr part code: MEG Z490I UNIFY
  • Socket 1200
  • 10th Generation Intel
  • DDR4 Support
  • mITX Form Factor

Product Description

MSI MEG Intel Z490-I UNIFY Mini-ITX Motherboard

Massive Potential in a Small Form Factor Introducing the all new MEG Z490i Unify Motherboard from MSI. The MEG series seeks to transcend current gaming products, the flagship model designed to push the limits of what an extreme gaming series can be. Combining the strengths of our existing arsenal with new innovative technology; this results in significant improvements in operational and gaming efficiency. With the MEG series, take complete control of performance and personalization with the ultimate gaming series for enthusiasts who want it all.

ISL Digital PWM

Highest quality components with ISL digital power, 90A Smart Power Stage and titanium choke III make sure your system runs smoothly even under the most extreme conditions.

PCIe Steel Armor

Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.

Frozr Heatsink Design

Exclusive to MEG class models, the active cooling solution is ready to release the maximum performance whilst maintaining high rates of heat dissipation.

Extended Heatsink

The MSI MEG Z490i Unify features an all-metal extended heatsink cover, a VRM Heatpipe and an integrated Frozr Heatsink giving you that extreme performance with extreme low temperatures. Take your next generation CPU and push it to its limits with the MEG Z490i Unify.

Faster and undistorted current delivery

Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and full digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU. MSI Z490 motherboards are optimized to maximise the performance on the 10th Gen Intel ® Core™ processors. Choose MSI and unleash the full potential of your system through optimized PCB and power delivery design with load line calibration.

Advanced performance with DDR4 BOOST

MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in operational performance or when working with large video and photography files. MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what.

Technical Specification

MSI MEG Intel Z490-I UNIFY Mini-ITX Motherboard


Product Type Motherboard - mini ITX
Chipset Type Intel Z490
Processor Socket LGA1200 Socket
Max Processors Qty 1
Compatible Processors Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7, Core i9, Pentium Gold (supports 10th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron)

Supported RAM

Max Size 64 GB
Technology DDR4
Bus Clock 2133 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2933 MHz, 4500 MHz (O.C.), 5000 MHz (O.C.)
Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
Features Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)


Type HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec Realtek ALC1220
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio


Network Controller Realtek RTL8125B / Intel AX201
Network Interfaces 802.11ac, 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 5.1

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 2 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
Storage Interfaces SATA-600 -connectors: 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 ¦ SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2 - RAID 0 / RAID 1 ¦ PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2 - RAID 0 / RAID 1
RAID Features Intel Smart Response Technology
Interfaces 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ¦ 1 x Thunderbolt 3/USB-C Gen2 ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ¦ 1 x LAN (2.5Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 1 x DisplayPort
Internal Interfaces 2 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 - header ¦ 1 x audio - header ¦ 1 x USB-C Gen2 - header
Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector


BIOS Features MSI ClickBIOS 5
Hardware Features 8 Phase Power Design, Clear CMOS Button, Turbo M.2, MSI Steel Armor, Game Boost, Double ESD Protection, 10 Layer PCB, Intel Optane Memory Ready, MSI Audio Boost 4, M.2 Shield FROZR, pre-mounted I/O shield, MSI Core Boost, MSI Frozr Heatsink Design, 90A Smart Power Stage


Included Accessories External antenna, case badge, Rainbow RGB LED extension cable
Cables Included 2 x Serial ATA cable
Software Included Drivers & Utilities
Width 17 cm
Depth 17 cm

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