ASRock Z790 Taichi represents the philosophical state of undifferentiated absolute and infinite potential. The ASRock Z790 Taichi is a motherboard that fulfills every task – with style! Become like water. Shapeless, formless, versatile for any situation.
The ASRock Z790 Taichi features 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. The 8 Layer PCB provides stable signal traces and power shapes delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency, ensures a reliable and long-lasting system while delivering ultimate performance without any compromise.
The reinforced DIMM slot is surfaced mounted onto the ASRock Z790 Taichi motherboard to give better physical strength as well as a more stable memory signal, with this superior revolutionary design, it is able to dramatically overclock DRAM module up to insane frequency.
PCIe 5.0 + SMT
Compares to conventional DIP style PCIe slot, the SMT type PCIe slot improves signal flow and maximise stability under high speed, a key breakthrough to fully support the lighting speed of the latest PCIe 5.0 standard. The latest PCI Express 5.0 is capable to perform a breathtaking bandwidth of 128GBps, ready to unleash the full potential of future high end graphic cards.
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.
Thunderbolt 4/USB4 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 external monitors, Thunderbolt, and USB devices with a single Thunderbolt 4 cable.
PCIe Gen5 Blazing M.2
The Blazing M.2 accommodates the latest PCI Express 5.0 standard to perform twice the bandwidth compared to previous generation, with a breathtaking 128Gb/s transfer speed, it is ready to unleash the full potential of future ultrafast SSDs.
Lightning Gaming Ports
Aimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts! Lightning Gaming Ports are sourced from two different controller interfaces that assist gamers in connecting the high speed mice/keyboard with the lower jitter and latency!
Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax
WiFi 6E technology has extended to the whole new 6GHz spectrum band, providing more WiFi capability and giving an even better and faster internet traffic. In addition to deliver higher speeds, the WiFi 6E also enhances the lower latency and supports service levels that are equivalent to 5G networks.
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.
Killer E3100G 2.5 Gigabit LAN
24 + 1 + 2
Max supported memory speeds
7000+ MHz (OC)
Supported memory types
Internal I/O Connectors
Front Audio Panel Connector
On-Board USB2.0 Headers
On-Board USB3.0 Headers
1 x RGB LED Header 3 x Addressable LED Headers
On-Board USB3.0 Type C Headers
PCIe Gen 4.0 x16 Slots
PCIe Gen 5.0 x16 Slots
12th Gen Intel Core processors 13th Gen Intel Core Processors
Yes (requires CPU with integrated graphics chip)
Back Panel Connectors
Killer E3100G 2.5 Gigabit LAN
USB C Ports
USB 2.0 Ports
USB 3 Ports
Realtek ALC4082 Audio Codec
35 × 30 × 10 cm