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GIGABYTE Z490 AORUS Elite review

The GIGABYTE Z490 AORUS Elite motherboard is specifically designed for the gaming world thanks to the support of multiple Intel video cards, Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 audio technology and the Killer E2500 network controller. 

Among the various technologies available on this motherboard, it is possible to note the UEFI DualBIOS, which can restore the BIOS of the motherboard in case of unforeseen events, the Turbo B-Clock, which allows the overclockers to have more control over the various frequencies and an advanced LED lighting system that can be customized through the special RGB Fusion program.

 Hardware Side – TheGIGABYTE Z490 AORUS Elite offers support for up to 4000MHz DDR4 64GB of overclocked memory, eight SATA 3.0 ports, four USB 3.1 ports, plus an M.2 slot and one slot U.2 .

CPU support: Intel 10th Gen | Socket : LGA 1200 | Size: ATX | Memory support: 4x DIMM, up to 128GB, DDR4-4400 (OC) | Expansion slots: PCIe x16, PCIe x16 (x8), PCIe x16 (x4), 3x PCIe x1 | Video ports: HDMI | Rear USB: 4x USB 3.2 Gen2 (1x Type-C), 2x USB 3.1 Gen1, 4x USB 2.0 | Storage: 3x M.2, 6x SATA | Network: Ethernet, 2.5Gbps 802.11ac wireless

MotherboardFeaturesLimitations
GIGABYTE Z490 AORUS EliteIt is Good value for money
It performs smoothly.
Several numbers of PCIe lanes.
Has high RAM capacity.
Low price
Integrated I/O plate
Heatsink on primary M.2 slot
RGB FUSION 2.0
Support for 10th Generation Intel 
No Type-C port on the rear IO

It is a very well made motherboard under the budget of £200. If you want a powerful gaming motherboard for intel 10h gen CPUs at a budget price of under £200 with all the bells and whistles then go for this motherboard. The Z490 gaming motherboard also handles the overclocking well and performs well when throttled to the limits.

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