Gigabyte announced the Z490 motherboards last month and they were to be featured with Intel’s 10th generation processors. Gigabyte announced 13 motherboards at that time and the Gigabyte AORUS Ultra motherboard was one of them. The motherboard has a 12 phase power delivery that enables the overclockers to go easy on it. The slots and connectivity offered are quite decent. The prices were not revealed at that time. Although, Gigabyte is done with the launches of Z490 motherboards. The company has launched one more motherboard to the lineup. Gigabyte has continued its partnership with G2 Esports with the Aorus Z490 Ultra G2 Edition Gaming Motherboard.
The Z490 motherboard lineup
The Taiwan based company Gigabyte and G2 Esports have delivered many special edition motherboards. The companies succeeded in satisfying the customers with the motherboards. It seems they are all set to continue with the new edition of a Z490 variant named Aorus Z490 Ultra G2. The motherboard also has a 12 phase digital VRM, an anti-interference design, and daisy chain memory routing. The company claims that design improves memory overclocking and stability. That’s good news for the users who prefer to overclock their PCs.
The Director of GIGABYTE Channel Solutions Product Development Division, Jackson Hsu said that the company will be continuing the previous success of the partnership with the launch of the Z490 AORUS ULTRA G2 Motherboard. He added that the motherboard meets the high-efficient, stable, low temperature, and also provides high-quality audio standards that were set by a pro team. The Director said that the motherboard shows the dedication of GIGABYTE’S roots in Esports. The motherboard has also set a definition of a high-quality competitive gaming motherboard.
Specifications of Z490 Aorus Ultra G2 Edition
Coming to the specifications, The variant also features Gigabyte’s Fins-Array II VRM cooling solution and direct touch heat pipes. It also has a large PCH and M.2 heat spread design with G2. The Z490 Aorus Ultra G2 Edition has Aorus branding which gives it a unique appearance. The motherboard features 2.5Gbe additionally. For Internet connectivity, it has Wi-Fi 6. It also features PCIe 4.0 support that makes the motherboard future upgrades enabled.
The company has upgraded the audio for the motherboard that was specifically empathized for the Z490 Aorus Ultra G2 Edition by G2 Esports team members. The front audio panel is improved that is most commonly used by the gamers. The request was fulfilled by providing a USB Type-C interface ESSential USD DAC which is equipped with a SABRE HiFi ES9280C PRO high-end audio transfer chip. That gives 3.5mm audio output when connected with the USB DAC.
The Z490 Aorus Ultra G2 Edition motherboard houses reinforced PCIe and DIMM slots, 6 layer PCB design. It features a built-in rear I/O shroud, a debug port an onboard Q-Flash button. The motherboard also has the high-end features that come with the Z490 motherboards. These features make the Z490 Aorus Ultra G2 Edition a truly high-end Gigabyte motherboard.
We have to wait for the device that will be featuring the motherboard. The motherboard is expected to deliver a smooth experience to the competitive gamers as well as the users who prefer to overclock. The pricing is not confirmed at this point and is expected to disclose soon.