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Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Motherboard, Intel Socket 1700, 12th Gen, ATX, Fast 2.5GbE LAN, 4x Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C, RGB FUSION 2.0, Q-Flash Plus, Smart Fan 6, Fully Covered Thermal Design, HDMI, DisplayPort

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Motherboard, Intel Socket 1700, 12th Gen, ATX, Fast 2.5GbE LAN, 4x Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C, RGB FUSION 2.0, Q-Flash Plus, Smart Fan 6, Fully Covered Thermal Design, HDMI, DisplayPort
Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Motherboard, Intel Socket 1700, 12th Gen, ATX, Fast 2.5GbE LAN, 4x Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C, RGB FUSION 2.0, Q-Flash Plus, Smart Fan 6, Fully Covered Thermal Design, HDMI, DisplayPort
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  • Model: MBGIG-Z690AOREL4
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Supports 12th Gen Intel Core Series Processors
Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
Direct 16+1+2 Digital VRM Design with 70A Power Stage and Tantalum Polymer Capacitor
Shielded Memory Routing to Avoid Interference
Fully Covered Thermal Design with High Coverage MOSFET Heatsinks
AMP-UP Audio with ALC1220 and WIMA Audio Capacitors
Fast 2.5GbE LAN with Bandwidth Management
4x Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2 with Enlarged Thermal Guards
SuperSpeed USB 3.2 Gen2x2 TYPE-C delivers up to 20Gb/s transfer speeds
RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
Smart Fan 6 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card

THE NEW KING OF GAMING
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.

UNPARALLELED PERFORMANCE
With technology moving so fast, GIGABYTE still keep up with the latest trends and provide our customers with advanced features and latest technology. GIGABYTE Z690 Series motherboards come with upgraded power solution, latest storage standards and outstanding connectivity to enable optimize performance for gaming.

ADVANCED THERMAL SOLUTION
GIGABYTE Z690 Series Motherboards' Un-throttled performance is guaranteed by innovative and optimized thermal design to ensure the best CPU, Chipset, SSD stability and low temperatures under full load application and gaming.

NEXT GENERATION CONNECTIVITY
GIGABYTE Z690 Series Motherboards let you experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speed with next generation network and storage connectivity.

DEFINITIVE AESTHETICS
GIGABYTE motherboards bundle several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard and provide customizable lighting effect with outstanding aesthetics to fit your unique personality.

ULTRA DURABLE
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable features its product durability and high-quality manufacturing process. GIGABYTE motherboards use the best components and reinforce every slots to make each of them solid and durable.

Specification

CPU
LGA1700 socket: Support for 12th Generation Intel Core i9 processors/Intel Core i7 processors/Intel Core i5 processors
(Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest CPU support list.)
L3 cache varies with CPU

Chipset
Intel Z690 Express Chipset

Memory
Support for DDR4 5333(O.C.)/ DDR4 5133(O.C.)/DDR4 5000(O.C.)/4933(O.C.)/4800(O.C.)/ 4700(O.C.)/ 4600(O.C.)/ 4500(O.C.)/ 4400(O.C.)/ 4300(O.C.)/4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200 / 3000 / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
4 x DDR DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
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

Onboard Graphics

Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel HD Graphics support:
1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@60 Hz
* Support for HDMI 2.1 version and HDCP 2.3.
** Support native HDMI 2.1 TMDS compatible ports.
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.)

Audio
Realtek ALC1220-VB CODEC
* The back panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
High Definition Audio
2-channel analog output
Support for S/PDIF Out
7.1-channel digital signals
* Actual output of digital signals may vary depending on the playback content and software used, and an external DAC is required.

LAN
Realtek 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/100 Mbps)

Expansion Slots
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 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)


Multi-Graphics Technology
Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire and 2-Way AMD CrossFire technologies

Storage Interface
CPU:
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_CPU)
Chipset:
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M_SB)
2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2Q_SB/M2P_SB)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
* Refer to "2-7 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the 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.

USB
Chipset:
1 x USB Type-C port on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 support
1 x USB Type-C port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
5 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hub:
8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)

Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x CPU fan header
1 x water cooling CPU fan header
3 x system fan headers
1 x system fan/water cooling pump header
2 x addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
4 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x USB Type-C header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
2 x Thunderbolt add-in card connectors
1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only)
1 x reset button
1 x Q-Flash Plus button
1 x reset jumper
1 x Clear CMOS jumper

Back Panel Connectors
1 x USB Type-C port, with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 support
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x HDMI port
1 x DisplayPort
1 x RJ-45 port
1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
2 x audio jacks

I/O Controller
iTE I/O Controller Chip

Hardware Monitoring
Voltage detection
Temperature detection
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control
* Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.

BIOS
1 x 256 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

Unique Features
Support for APP Center
* Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
@BIOS
EasyTune
Fast Boot
Game Boost
ON/OFF Charge
RGB Fusion
Smart Backup
System Information Viewer
Support for Q-Flash Plus
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Xpress Install

Bundled Software
Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Realtek Gaming LAN Bandwidth Control Utility

Operating System
Support for Windows 11 64-bit
Support for Windows 10 64-bit

Form Factor
ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm

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