NZXT N7 Z490 Motherboard FAQ

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The NZXT N7 Z490 motherboard is one of our most recent additions to the N7 lineup, offering a clean and modern design that seamlessly pairs with our NZXT H Series cases. Here we will address some commonly asked questions about the N7 Z490. If your question is not answered on this FAQ, feel free to reach out to our Customer Service Team for assistance.


Can I have a Smart Device or RGB & Fan Controller installed on my N7 Z490?

With no compatibility issues, you can have a Smart device, or RGB & Fan Controller installed to your N7 Z490.

How many RGB headers does the N7 Z490 have?

The NZXT N7 Z490 has two NZXT RGB headers for NZXT products. There is also one 12v and 5v connection for non-NZXT RGB products.

Does the N7 Z490 support Gen 1 NZXT RGB devices?

Yes, the N7 Z490 does support Gen 1 NZXT RGB devices.

Does the N7 Z490 have 5 Gigabit Ethernet?

The N7 only has support for 1 Gigabit Ethernet

Is there an N7 Motherboard for AMD?

Yes, there is now! We offer our N7 B550.

Can I use a 9th gen or older CPU with the N7 z490?

The N7 Z490 is only compatible with 10th Gen/11th Gen Intel CPUs.

Where is BIOS flashback on the N7 Z490?

The latest NZXT N7 no longer has the ability to flashback your BIOS.

Where is the BIOS Code Display on the N7 Z490?

The latest NZXT N7 no longer has a BIOS code display; this was replaced with the Debug LEDs found at the bottom right of the motherboard.

Can I get my N7 Z490 in different colors?

We cannot offer the N7 Z490 in any other colors than black or white.

Does the N7 Z490 support Thunderbolt?

The N7 Z490 does not have integrated thunderbolt support.

Can I control my motherboard fans within NZXT CAM?

Yes, this is possible in the cooling tab of NZXT CAM.

Is CPU overclocking supported by NZXT CAM?

To overclock your CPU, you will need to enter your BIOS to make any such configurations related to overclocking.

Will there be support for Resizable BAR?

With the most up-to-date BIOS, Resizable BAR is supported. However, as this is an experimental feature, we cannot troubleshoot any issues with its functionality.

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