SUPERO Core Gaming C9Z590-CGW Motherboard Review

Thanks to Supermicro, we’ll be taking a look at the latest SUPERO Core Gaming series motherboard, featuring the latest Intel Z590 chipset. The motherboard is designed for the most demanding users, enthusiasts, and gamers and promises exceptional experience with the Intel 11th generation processors.

The C9Z590-CGW is also equipped with multiple fast storage and network controllers and has some unique features which we describe in the article. The same as with previous SUPERO motherboards, also here we can count on a server quality and top components so the C9Z590-CGW already looks very interesting.

The review will start with specifications and features, while later we will present to you how the motherboard performs with the i7-11700K CPU. Let’s begin.


Cutting-Edge Features & World-Record Performance

The SUPERO Pro Gaming series has reached world record status with our previous MBs, and we expect new records to be broken with our latest C9Z590-CG/CGW motherboards. Our motherboards were made to handle fast data rates with consistent high performance.

Server Quality

Infused with server DNA, SUPERO motherboards offer unmatched reliability and durability paired with premium gaming features. Top shelf components optimize efficiency and improve thermal performance, enabling SUPERO motherboards to survive in treacherous environments where others have perished. As the backbone of your system, SUPERO motherboards offer the latest and greatest hardware implemented through world-class engineering, providing the quality you deserve with the features you desire.

Intel® 11th Gen Ready!

The 11th Gen Intel® Core™ CPUs are here! Are you ready to take on every task whether it is gaming, VR, or product design? The computing power of the 8 Cores- Intel® 11th Gen Core™ CPU is so powerful that it screams for more challenges!

Enterprise Grade – VRM

Enterprise Grade means a longer lifetime of cooler functionality, higher efficiency and the ability to scale up to meet the needs of your business. Our integrated VRMs are typically used on workstation products such as the C9Z590-CGW motherboard that will ensure our users the best experience possible.


Our slots are fortified with reinforced metal that significantly improves the connection between our SuperO motherboards and your peripherals.

Dual PCIe x16 slots

With the power of up to 2 full-length, double-width graphics cards maximum, you’ll get the most immersive gaming experience out there! Supporting DirectX12 you’ll be blasting through every 2D, 3D animation, VR adventure on the market!

Lightning Fast Storage

We include the latest NVME storage options, one M.2 on PCI-E 4.0 for flash boot up Win10 plus two M.2 slots ports on the C9Z590-CGW motherboard. We offer RAID 0, 1 or 5 with the inclusion of supporting Intel® Optane™ memory, giving you even more flexibility within your system. We also have included heatspreaders for both M.2 slots to keep your drives cool without compromising your performance.

Always Connected! – 10G + Wi-Fi 6

10G + Wi-Fi 6!When you are on the road or on the move our SUPERO motherboards will have the best network connectivity options. The C9Z590-CGW motherboard is equipped with gigabit LAN and 10G LAN (which is 10x the maximum data throughput of single gigabit)!

Dual 4K 60Hz Displays

DisplayPort + HDMI 2.0a equals dual 4K Displays! SUPERO made sure that anyone who is running our C9Z590-CGW motherboard will have the latest DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.0a technologies built directly into the I/O. This combination will give you up to two simultaneous ultra-high definition displays without having to opt for a separate graphics card!

Double the bandwidth

Pumping out at a maximum of 20 Gb/s throughput, the C9Z590-CGW comes with the latest USB standard, USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 in Type C port for future-proof connectivity.

SUPERO Booster

Sit in the driver’s seat to monitor, tweak, and fine tune every part of your system! You have the ability to overclock and adjust the CPU, memory speeds, voltages, and fan speeds on the fly. The SUPERO Booster gives you the ability to control your destiny and succeed.


So what can we expect from Intel’s Z590 chipset and their latest 11th gen processor? Well, you’ll have to continue reading to find out more.


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Bartosz Waluk aka Woomack is from Poland. He's been interested in computer hardware and extreme overclocking for over 15 years. Bartosz has also over 12 years experience in IT what includes sales, technical support and computer building ... but not only. He joined the Funky Kit team in January 2013.