EVGA has announced its first Z790 motherboards for 13th Gen Intel Core processors in the form of the EVGA Z790 CLASSIFIED and EVGA Z790 DARK K|NGP|N. Described as “unbelievable” by in-house overclocker Vince Lucido, the latter counts a 14-layer low-loss PCB with a 21-phase VRM and excessive overclocking support as some of its main features. EVGA doesn’t appear to have shared pricing yet, but the EVGA Z690 DARK K|NGP|N and EVGA Z690 CLASSIFIED are listed on the EVGA store with an MSRP of $829.99 and $629.99, respectively.
EVGA Z790 DARK K|NGP|N
The EVGA Z790 DARK K|NGP|N rises once again. This world record-setting motherboard is built on a 14-layer low-loss PCB with a 21-phase VRM – capable of squeezing every last bit of performance out of the most extreme 13th Gen Intel Core processors. This board supports current and future standards with up to 64GB DDR5 and up to 7000MHz+(OC), PCIe Gen5, and PCIe Gen4 M.2 NVMe support. The Z790 DARK K|NGP|N auto-switches the x16 PCIe Gen 5 CPU lanes between slots 1 and 2 to give your PCIe device maximum bandwidth no matter where it’s installed. Beyond excessive overclocking support, the board also includes multiple USB options, 8x SATA 6Gb/s ports, 10Gbps and 2.5Gbps NICs + Wi-Fi 6E / BT 5.2, 7.1 HD audio, 3x M.2 Key-M slots, and 2x pump headers exclusively built for CPU AIO. The Z790 DARK K|NGP|N remains the choice of those that want a board capable of unbelievable performance.
EVGA Z790 CLASSIFIED
The EVGA Z790 CLASSIFIED returns with a new layout and upgrades to keep it the best choice for the motherboard that does everything. The CLASSIFIED takes full advantage of PCIe Gen5 and PCIe Gen4 M.2 NVMe SSDs through the latest 13th Gen Intel Core Series processors, up to 128GB DDR5 and up to 6800MHz+(OC) DDR5. A 19-phase VRM and 12-layer PCB provides exceptional power, performance, and stability. New to the CLASSIFIED is a rotated socket to reduce memory latency and improve cable management options, a 10Gbe network port, and two USB4 Type-C ports. Meanwhile, the board also contains a 2.5Gbe port + Wi-Fi 6E / BT 5.2, 7.1 HD audio, multiple USB options, and two DisplayPort Type-C display options. The Z790 CLASSIFIED is the perfect motherboard to help you set records in whatever you do.