Motherboard Z590 Taichi LGA1200 Intel Z590 4 X Ddr4 USB 3.2 SATA 3 7.1ch Hd Audio ATX

Motherboard Z590 Taichi LGA1200 Intel Z590 4 X Ddr4 USB 3.2 SATA 3 7.1ch Hd Audio ATX

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£369.28  (Excl VAT)


Taichi represents the philosophical state of undifferentiated absolute and infinite potential. A motherboard that fulfills every task - with style! Become like water. Shapeless, formless, versatile for any situation.

Tailor-made Motherboards
Innovative Design & Modernized Materials

Personalized MOS FAN
Optimized FAN design for the better heat disspation. You can choose bundled 3CM high performance fan, or upgrade to your own 4CM fan for better cooling and silence performance.

ASRock Graphics Card Holder
Install your heavy graphics card on the holder; connect it to your motherboard and chassis with screws. Flexibly slide up and down to perfectly adjust the height required for your graphics card in place.

The 8 Layer PCB comes with 4 sets of 2 ounce copper inner layers, providing stable signal traces and power shapes and delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking! Thus, it's able to support the latest DDR4 memory modules with most extreme memory performance!

SPS (Smart Power Stage)
Dr. MOS design features the latest SPS (Smart Power Stage) technology. It's optimized for monitoring current and temperature of each phase, thus delivering smoother and neater power to the CPU with enhanced performance and OC capability.

Premium 90A Power Choke
Compared to traditional chokes, ASRock's premium 90A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

14 Power Phase Design
Featuring sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.

Lightning Gaming Ports
Aimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts! Lightning Gaming Ports are sourced from two different controller interfaces that allow gamers to connect the high speed mice/keyboard with the lowest jitter latency and win the best performance!

PCIe 4.0 High Speed M.2 Solution
This motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple M.2 storage devices, one of which can even support next generation PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD, it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.

Strengthens the motherboard to prevent bending caused by heavy coolers or graphics cards with better airflow and enhanced stability.

ThunderboltT 4/USB 4.0 Type-C
ThunderboltT 4/USB 4.0 technology brings speed and versatility to the most advanced USB Type-C, offering a fast and simple level of connection for work or home. It enables lightning-fast data transfer up to 40Gbps and connects up to 5 ThunderboltT devices with a single wire, and even provides PD 2.0 with 9V@3A (27W).

Nahimic Audio
Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.

The Sound Tracker is a visual indicator that points out the directions from which predominant sounds are coming. Each sound is properly positioned in 360° on a radar for a full immersion during the game.

ESS 9218 DAC (130dB SNR)
Embrace the audio stunning performance with ES9218 SABRE DAC!
- True Hi-Fi Audio. No distorted digital signal
- 130dB SNR
- 112dB THD+N and supports higher impedance up to 600 O headphone

WIMA Audio Caps
Optimized for high end audio applications! Deliver crystal and balanced sound to satisfy even the pickiest audiophile.

Wireless Dongle USB Bracket
Allow ASRock to be your most trustworthy ally, providing the anti-interference hardware. Place your wireless dongle as far away as possible to prevent the noise impact between the devices on 2.4GHz data spectrum, this Wireless Dongle USB Bracket is packed with selected motherboards to aid you on building your PC without interference.

KillerT Ethernet E3100 + Wi-Fi 6E AX1675x
The Killer Ethernet controller is designed specically for competitive gamers and performance-hungry users, this motherboard comes with both Killer E3100 2.5G Ethernet & WiFi 6E solution, the enhanced detection and prioritization engine provides the ultimate networking experience for gaming and multimedia applications.

Killer DoubleShotT Pro
Killer DoubleShot Pro allows the use of both the Killer Wireless and Killer Ethernet interfaces work at the same time which will give the end user max throughput as high as 4.9 Gbps, it automatically utilizes the fastest network connection for high priority traffic, this ensures the highest priority traffic will always be put on the fastest and most reliable link.

Killer DoubleShotT Pro Benefits:
? Speed: DoubleShot Pro Technology delivers the maximum speed and throughput possible for your computer by allowing your computer to use all of your network adapters at the same time.

ASRock motherboards deliver stunning performance and superior aesthetics to rule your own colorful lighting way! ASRock offers a very comprehensive control to perform the built-in RGB LEDs or the connected LED strips, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and any RGB devices smoothly. Devices can be synchronized across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories as well.

Reinforced Steel Slot [PCIe 4.0 Version]
The reinforced steel slot comes with the next generation PCI Express 4.0 standard. The various benefits include:
- Extra anchor points
- Stronger latch
- Ensure signal stability
- Make sure heavy graphics cards to be well-installed.

USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C
The latest USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C delivers up to 20 Gbps data transfer rate which is 2x as fast as previous generation, providing a blazing fast data transfer interface with reversible USB Type-C design that fits the connector either way.

2 x USB3.2 Gen2
Delivering data transfer rates up to 10X faster than USB 2.0 with optimized power efficiency. USB 3.2 Gen2 technology advances the data transfer rate up to 10Gb/s. ASRock provides 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 ports onboard allows you to have a stunning data transfer experience.

Flexible Integrated I/O Shield
Unlike most so called pre-mounted I/O shield that is only decorated with fancy color schemes. We reserve more tolerance space and allow IO shield is adjustable when installing, thus fitting chassis perfectly without any mechanical issue.

XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
Extra large aluminum alloy heat sinks that effectively take away heat from the MOSFET and chipset so that your whole system may perform more stable.

Premium 90A Power Choke
Compared to traditional chokes, ASRock's premium 90A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Intelligently delivering higher current and driving up to 90A continuous current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

Premium Memory Alloy Choke
Specifically designed for memory power delivery, these new alloy chokes feature a highly magnetic and heat resistant design, thus delivering more stable and reliable power to the motherboard and memory modules.

Nichicon 12K Black Caps
Supreme 12K black capacitors with lifespans of at least 12,000 hours. Compared to other counterparts on high-end motherboards that merely have lifespans of around 10,000 hours, ASRock applied Nichicon 12K Black Caps that offer 20% longer lifespans and provide more stability and reliability.

I/O Armor
A new designed protective cover for all of the crucial parts near the motherboard's rear I/O, so that they won't easily be damaged by static electricity.

Matte Black PCB
A new mysterious matte black and copper color scheme to match the prestigious components on ASRock's high-end motherboards.

High Density Glass Fabric PCB
High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.

8 Layer PCB
The 8 Layer PCB comes with 4 sets of 2 ounce copper inner layers, providing stable signal traces and power shapes and delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking! Thus, it's able to support the latest DDR4 memory modules with most extreme memory performance!

Water Pump Header
This is not only a standard CPU fan header, but also supports water pumps! This header provides a maximum of 2A power for supporting the most popular water pumps. User also can adjust the voltage of water pump to get higher cooling performance with lower noise.

Full Spike Protection
Some sensitive digital components on the motherboard are vulnerable to power surges, the excessive current may cause your system to malfunction immediately. ASRock Full Spike Protection includes various technologies to prevent your motherboard's components from being damaged by these unexpected voltage spikes.

Live Update & APP Shop
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.


Processor manufacturer


Processor socket

LGA 1200 (Socket H5)

Compatible processor series

Intel® Celeron®, Intel® CoreT i3, Intel® CoreT i5, Intel® CoreT i7, Intel® CoreT i7 Extreme Edition, Intel® CoreT i9, Intel Core i9 Extreme Edition, Intel Pentium G

Supported processor sockets

LGA 1200 (Socket H5)


Supported memory types


Number of memory slots


Memory slots type


Memory channels




Supported memory clock speeds

2666,2933,3200,4800,5000 MHz

Supported memory module capacities

4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB

Maximum internal memory

128 GB

Unbuffered memory


Storage controllers

Supported storage drive types


Supported storage drive interfaces

M.2,SATA III,Ultra M.2

Number of HDDs supported


Number of storage drives supported


RAID levels



Parallel processing technology support

3-Way CrossFireX,CrossFireX,Quad-GPU CrossFireX

Maximum resolution

4096 x 2160 pixels



OpenGL version


DirectX version


Number of displays supported


Internal I/O

USB 2.0 connectors


USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors


USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) connectors


Number of SATA III connectors


Front panel audio connector


ATX Power connector (24-pin)


CPU fan connector


Number of chassis fan connectors


Peripheral (Molex) power connectors (4-pin)


EPS power connector (8-pin)


TPM connector


12V power connector


RGB LED pin header


Rear panel I/O ports

USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity


USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity


Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports


HDMI ports quantity


HDMI version


Headphone outputs


Microphone in


S/PDIF out port


Thunderbolt ports quantity


WiFi-AP antenna jack


USB connector type

USB Type-A, USB Type-C


Ethernet LAN


Ethernet interface type

2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet

LAN controller

Intel® I219-V, Killer E3100G

Wake-on-LAN ready




Top Wi-Fi standard

Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)

Wi-Fi standards

802.11a,802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n),Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)

WLAN controller model

Killer Wireless-AX 1675x



Bluetooth version



Motherboard chipset

Intel Z590

Audio chip

Realtek ALC1220

Audio output channels

7.1 channels

PC health monitoring

CPU, Fan, LED, Temperature, Voltage

Component for


Motherboard form factor


Motherboard chipset family


Cooling type


Number of mounting holes


Windows operating systems supported

Windows 10 x64

Expansion slots

PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots


PCI Express x16 slots


PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots


PCI Express x16 (Gen 4.x) slots


Number of M.2 (M) slots



BIOS type


BIOS memory size

128 Mbit

ACPI version


Clear CMOS button


System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) version


Weight & dimensions


305 mm


244 mm

Packaging content

Cables included


Drivers included


Bundled software

ASRock Motherboard Utility (A-Tuning) Killer Control Center ASRock Polychrome SYNC

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