Supermicro SuperO C9Z390-CG-IW

The mini-ITX form factor continues to get more powerful as competition between AMD and Intel has driven up processor core counts over the past few years. With Intel’s newest Core i9 9900K it is now possible to pack 8 cores and 16 threads into a diminutive mini-ITX motherboard. More cores mean more power consumption so concerns about reliable power delivery and quality construction are paramount, concerns Supermicro hopes to allay with the SuperO C9Z390-CG-IW.

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Supermicro SuperO C9Z390-CG-IW

SuperO is bringing us many new products in last months. This time it’s the C9Z390-CG-IW so the motherboard based on the Z390 chipset in ITX format. Even though it’s small, it’s quite powerful what we can see looking at the specification (on the next page of this review). Times, when small motherboards were limited, are over and SuperO proves that once again.

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Supermicro SuperO C9Z390-CG-IW

Supporting enough current to supply the Core i7-9700K, we can only recommend buyers consider the C9Z390-CG-IW if they don’t plan on pairing it with the i9-9900K. While custom settings on the board allowed the i9-9900K to operate very well and even reach a 5 percent overclock, stock settings resulted in underclocking or power resets during extremely heavy software loads.

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