z490 e-gaming

Forum discussion tagged with z490 e-gaming.
  1. xerxesaria

    Question CPU_OPT Fan Connector - intake or exhaust?

    Hi. I have a motherboard: - Asus Rog Strix Z490-e Gaming. My case is: - be quiet 500DX The case has already 3 fans. I have purchased 2 more case fans. This motherboard has only 2 fan connections. So, for now my set up is: 2 exhaust fans via a y-splitter 2 intake fans via a y-splitter As...
  2. B

    Question How to connect aRGB?

    Hello everyone, I'm confused about how aRGB should be connected to a motherboard. (I'm new to pc building.) Can you guys help me? The aRGB components I have: 1x Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING 1x Cooler Master MasterAir MA620M 6x Cooler Master MasterFan MF120 Halo 1x PHANTEKS Eclipse P500A...
  3. xerxesaria

    Question Asus RTX Fan Connect II ?

    Hello, My question is: I recently purchased the following: Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix Z490-e Gaming GPU: Asus ROG Strix RTX 2070 O8G Gaming Case: be quiet 500DX The case came with 3 fans. I purchased 2 extra fans. But, the motherboard has only connection ports for 2 fans! So....I am using...
  4. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Chassis cooling dilemma

    I have purchased: Asus ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming Motherboard. This motherboard has only 2 headers for case fans. My case has 5 fans (2 intake + 3 exhaust)! That leaves 3 fans unusable, unless I use a splitter. The motherboard has also a CPU_OPT header, which, I understand is best used for...