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    Heres the reveal and unboxing of the Z490 AORUS ULTRA G2 Edition Motherboard from GIGABYTE

    GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd just recently revealed their brand new Z490 AORUS ULTRA G2 motherboard. This will be GIGABYTE’s latest collaboration with an esports partner, G2 Esports and was developed using the feedbacks of G2’s pro players as well as CS:GO superstar, kennyS.

    With the essential feedback from many professional players, the motherboard is built with optimization in mind. To GIGABYTE, is important for players to express themselves and make sure that their rigs are performing to their maximum performance potential. As kennyS said, “we highly rely on the performance of our PC to be stable and reliable so we can freely focus on improving [our] technical skills.”

    Plaque engraved with kennyS signature

    The CS:GO player also added that “Customizing PCs allows players to express creativity and show off their unique personality through cosmetic features of the PC while simultaneously upgrading performance. With the AORUS Z390, G2 already collaborated with AORUS in designing a motherboard, however it was for only appearance purposes. To further strengthen the partnership, AORUS asked us for feedback regarding esport necessities on a motherboard when designing the Z490.”

    The motherboard comes with the ESSential USB DAC

    The Z490 AORUS ULTRA G2 Edition is packed with many key features including the ESSential USB DAC which alleviates any possible inconsistencies in sound when players swap beween set ups with their gaming headsets or headphones during practices and at tournaments. Apart from the ESSential USB DAC, there will be an exclusive laser engraved plaque signed by kennyS himself.

    Here are the key specifications of the Z490 AORUS ULTRA G2 Edition motherboard:

    • Supports 10th Gen Intel®Core™ Series Processors

    • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs

    • Intel®Optane™ Memory Ready

    • Direct 12+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with 55A DrMOS

    • Shielded Memory Routing for Better Memory Overclocking

    • NanoCarbon Fins-Array II Heatsink and Direct Touch Heatpipe II

    • Exclusive ESSential USB DAC

    • Onboard Intel®WiFi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT5 with AORUS Antenna

    • Amp-Up Audio with ALC1220-VB and WIMA for Rear 120dB SNR

    • Blazing Fast Intel®5GbE LAN with cFosSpeed

    • Triple Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 with Thermal Guards II

    • RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips

    • Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP and Noise Detection

    • Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card

    The new Z490 AORUS ULTRA G2 Edition motherboard is now available at select retailers in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Poland, and Russia.

    Shayn has been playing games of all kinds to the point he has no favorites. He just plays all and studies all. An unorthodox gamer cum barista -- or was it the other way around. Loves coffee and games with equal passion. He always needs his cup of Joe before hitting the start button of every game he plays. In addition, he considers Dark Souls the epitome of epic gaming proportions in terms delivering epic moment while making gamers feel like they are just tiny ants. He really needs his coffee fix.

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