Features

Premium Network Connection: Dual Intel LAN for both intranet and internet, Intel CNVi Ready
Set Core Power Free: Core Boost, 8+4 pin CPU power connector, DDR4 Boost
MYSTIC LIGHT: 16.8 million colors / 29 effects controlled in one click. MYSTIC LIGHT EXTENSION supports both RGB and RAINBOW LED strip.
Integrated I/O design: Pre-installed I/O Shielding for convenient installation. Extended Heatsink Design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
Lightning Fast Game experience: 2x TURBO M.2, Intel Optane Memory Ready. M.2 Shield Frozr, Intel Turbo USB 3.1 GEN2


Description

Inspired by the military concept, MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK is equipped with a holistic integrated I/O cover, pre-installed IO shielding and extended heatsink design for better protection and the best thermal solution. MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK perfectly demonstrates stronger, tougher and heavier sense with durability for gamers to dominate the game.

DIY FRIENDLY

MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design, such as convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and so on, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.

STAY COOL FOR ULTIMATE GAMING PERFORMANCE

Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI motherboards feature excellent power design with solid and heavy heatsink. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.

USER FRIENDLY DESIGN

MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard and gaming rig without any issue.

MAXIMUM COMPATIBILITY

Every MSI motherboards are certified by strict mechanic that feature convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location for compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, so DIY user can pick and choose the components they want. More than that, we offer a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for the most critical part - memory. Combining with MSI DDR4 Boost technology, we provide the maximum compatibility even over clocking, so you confirm and choose any gaming rig as you want.

APPS TO GREATLY IMPROVE EFFICIENCY

With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming. Moreover, we made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance when gaming.

ENHANCED PERFORMANCE

MSI motherboards feature all the latest solution for enthusiast gamers and prosumers. CPU and memory enhancement and fast storage and USB transfer speed are ready to be on the battlefield.

LOOKING COOL WHILE KEEPING COOL

High quality materials and smart fan optimizations contribute to cooling all essential components, which is key to making sure your system runs stable and delivers the best performance at all times.

UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE

Optimized layout design and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance. you never have to worry about your system crashing during games with MSI DDR4 BOOST.

FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE

MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.

MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE

Read and write your files over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s

IN-GAME ADVANTAGE

MSI motherboards provide the most fascinating in-game advantages, allowing gamers to dominate any game anytime. Elevate your listening experience and network connection with MSI Audio & LAN. Enjoy extreme sound quality and uninterrupted online gameplay.

DOMINATE THE GAME WITH THE LOWEST LATENCY

Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience without lag.

SOUND THAT PULLS YOU INTO THE GAME

Deliver the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components and get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI motherboards let you enjoy breathtaking, gaming-changing sound.

EXHILARATING AND INSPIRING

Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favors. Furthermore, MSI also adopts the modern style to design the heatsink through huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance looks ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral color, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboard can perfect fit different RGB LED effects and strongly shows the gamers tunes.

CONQUER THE BATTLEFIELD

MAG series motherboards are focused on functionality and durability. Descended from MSI Arsenal GAMING, these motherboards take their likeliness from rugged military equipment and are ready for battle.

MYSTIC LIGHT

MSI Mystic Light provides a complete function to control the RGB light all around the ecosystem. Select the available colors from the palette to match your favorite and mood.

LOYAL COMRADE

 MSI has developed the motherboard market for many years. With rich R&D experience and a long history, the company continuously creates the best performance and humanized motherboard to help users meet the pursuit of high quality components and the stable, reliable and long-lasting system performance.

BUILT ON EVERLASTING QUALITY

Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, long-lasting and high performance motherboard.

Specification

CPU
Supported ProcessorsIntel Core 9000 Series family/ 8th Gen Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron
SocketLGA 1151
Installed Processors (Max)0 (1)
64-bit SupportYes
Supported Processor ManufacturerIntel
Expansion
PCI Express Slot(s)5 slot(s) - 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x1
Other Expansion Slots1 x M.2
Graphics Device
Graphics AdaptorYes
Internal I/O Connectors
Front Panel Connectors1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
Cooling Fan Support1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector 1 x 4-pin Water Pump Connector 5 x 4-pin System Fan Connectors
SATA Connector(s)6 x SATA 6Gb/s
USB Connector(s)2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Headers (Supports 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Ports) 2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Supports 4 x USB 2.0 Ports)
Serial Connectors1 x Serial Port Connector
Chassis Intrusion Connector1 x Chassis Intrusion Connector
TPM Header1 x TPM Header
Power Connector Port1 x 24-pin ATX 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V
Other Connectors2 x System Panel Connectors 2 x 4-pin RGB LED Connectors 1 x 3-pin RAINBOW LED Connector
Memory
Maximum Memory64GB DDR4 (Unbuffered Non-ECC)
Memory Bus Speed Range2133MHz to 4400MHz
Memory Bus Speeds SupportedSupports DDR4 4400(OC)/ 4300(OC)/ 4266(OC)/ 4200(OC)/ 4133(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC) / 2800(OC)/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133MHz
Memory Slot4 x DDR4 Slots
Motherboard
ChipsetIntel Z390
RAID SupportedYes Chipset: RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA SupportedYes
Network
Integrated Network1 x Intel I219-V Gigabit LAN Controller 1 x Intel I211-AT Gigabit LAN Controller
Network Speeds Supported10/100/1000Mbps
Physical
Form FactorATX
Dimensions24.30cm (W) x 30.40cm (L)
Colour(s)Black
Rear Panel I/O Ports
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port1 x PS/2
USB Port(s)3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type A) 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type A+C) 2 x USB 2.0
RJ-45 Ports2 x RJ-45
DisplayPort(s)1 x DisplayPort 1.2
HDMI Port(s)1 x HDMI 1.4
Audio Line In Ports5 x Audio I/O
S/PDIF Port1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
Sound
Integrated SoundRealtek ALC892 Codec 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
System
SLi/Crossfire FeaturesSupports 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technology
System Requirements
Operating Systems SupportedWindows 10 64-bit