Rule supreme with the Z690 AORUS gaming motherboards. The new king of gaming platform continues the legendary AORUS bloodline with the most robust power delivery and dominant thermal design, glorified with the complete memory overclocking technology to crown your PC with the best Alder Lake’s performance in all its gaming glory.
|Form Factor||E-ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 25.9cm|
|CPU Socket||12th Generation Intel® Core™ i9/i7/i5 processors|
|Chipset||Intel® Z690 Express Chipset|
|Memory||Architecture||4 x DDR5 DIMMs (Dual Channel)|
|Capacity||128GB (32GB single DIMM capacity)|
|Speed||12th Generation Intel® Core™ i9/i7/i5 processors: Up to 6400(O.C.) MHz|
|Extras||Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
|PCI-Express x16||1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
* For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
(The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 5.0 standard.)
2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x4 (PCIEX4_1, PCIEX4_2)
* The PCIEX4_1 slot shares bandwidth with the M2C_SB connector. The PCIEX4_1 slot becomes unavailable when a device is installed in the M2C_SB connector.
(The PCIEX4 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
|Multi-GPU||Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies|
|USB||External||1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C® port - Chipset
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®️ port - Chipset + USB 3.2 Gen 2 Hub
5 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) - Chipset / Chipset + USB 3.2 Gen 2 Hub
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports (blue) - Chipset + 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Hubs
|Internal||1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C®️ port - Chipset
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports (blue) - Chipset+2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Hubs
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports - Chipset + 2 USB 2.0 Hubs
|Audio||Realtek® ALC1220-VB CODEC
* The front panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
ESS ES9118 DAC chip
Support for DTS:X® Ultra
Support for S/PDIF Out
Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60 Hz
* Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version and HDCP 2.3
(Graphics specifications may vary depending on CPU support.)
|LAN||1 x Marvell® AQtion AQC113C 10GbE LAN chip
(10 Gbps/5 Gbps/2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/100 Mbps)
|Wireless||Wi-Fi a, b, g, n, ac, ax, supporting 2.4/5/6 GHz carrier frequency bands
Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
* Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
|Storage Interfaces||CPU||1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_CPU)|
|Chipset||2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_SB, M2Q_SB)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 PCIe 3.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2C_SB)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M_SB)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
|Notes||Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
* Refer to "2-8 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the PCIEX4_1, M.2, and SATA connectors.
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
* System acceleration with Intel® Optane™ Memory can only be enabled on the M.2 connectors supported by the Chipset.
|Lighting||2 x addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
|Fan Headers||1 x CPU fan header
1 x water cooling CPU fan header
4 x system fan headers
4 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
|PSU Connectors||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
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