Intel Rocket Lake Core i9-11900K 8 Core Desktop CPU Review Ft. MSI MEG Z590 ACE, ASRock Z590 Steel Legend, AORUS Z590 PRO AX Motherboards



Intel Core i9-11900K

30th March, 2021
Type CPU
Price $539.00 US

AORUS Z590 PRO AX Motherboard - Unboxing

The AORUS Z590 PRO AX motherboard comes in the standard cardboard package. The front is themed in black and orange which has been part of the AORUS lineup for a while now. You can also note the AORUS Eagle logo on the front which looks great. The front side also lists down support for Intel's 11th generation Core processors while the motherboard is clearly labeled as a gaming product.

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The backside of the package lists down the specifications and special features of the motherboard such as the Direct 12+1 Phase Digital VRM Solution, Advanced Thermal Design, Full PCIe 4.0 design, triple PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 connectors and WiFi 6.

Inside the package is another box that contains the accessories at the bottom. It is very easy to access although the accessories and each of them are nicely packed in three compartments.

Following is the full list of accessories in the package.

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  • Quick Installation Guide, User's Manual
  • 4 x SATA Cables
  • 2 x Thermistors
  • 3 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
  • 3 x Standoffs for M.2 Sockets
  • 1 x Gigabyte G-Connector
  • 1 x Antenna (WiFi)

The motherboard is housed above the accessories and has anti-static wrapping to protect it from any built-up electrical resistance that can affect the board.

The AORUS Z590 PRO AX is a really cool motherboard with a unique and aesthetically pleasing design that should go well with almost any PC build. The motherboard carries a nice set of I/O features for a sub $300 US pricing.

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