ASRock Z690 Taichi Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard
- Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (LGA1700)
- 20 Phase SPS Dr.MOS Power Design
- Supports DDR5 6400MHz (OC)
- 2 PCIe 5.0 x16, 1 PCIe 4.0 x16, 1 PCIe 3.0 x1
- Graphics Output Options: HDMI, 2 Thunderbolt™ Type-C
- Realtek ALC1220 7.1 CH HD Audio Codec, ESS SABRE 9218 DAC, WIMA Audio Caps
- 6 SATA3, 1 Independent SATA3
2 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4)
1 M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x2 & SATA3)
- 2 Thunderbolt™ 4/USB4 Type-C
1 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Front Type-C
2 Rear USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A
8 USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Rear, 4 Front)
1 Independent USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A Port
- Killer E3100 2.5G LAN, Intel® Gigabit LAN
- Killer AX1675 802.11ax (WiFi 6E) + Bluetooth
- Lightning Gaming Ports
- ASRock Graphics Card Holder
SPS (Smart Power Stage)
Dr.MOS design features the latest SPS (Smart Power Stage) technology. It’s optimized for monitoring current and temperature of each phase, thus delivering smoother and neater power to the CPU with enhanced performance and OC capabilit
20 Power Phase Design
Featuring sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.
8 Layer PCB
The 8 Layer PCB provides stable signal traces and power shapes delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for memory overclocking! Thus, it’s able to support the latest memory modules with most extreme memory performance!
2oz Copper PCB
2 ounce copper inner layers that provide stable signal traces and power shapes! Delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking.
Reinforced DIMM Slot
The reinforced DIMM slot is surfaced mounted onto the motherboard to give better physical strength as well as a more stable memory signal, with this superior revolutionary design, it is able to dramatically overclock DRAM module up to insane frequency.
DIY Friendly Design
Due to the unique electrical architecture of DDR5 DIMM, there’s a high risk of damaging the memory module if AC power isn’t disconnected properly during removal or installation. To prevent this, ASRock has implemented a trouble free protection circuit on every DDR5 motherboard, lowers the risk of damaging your memory module.
PCIe 5.0 + Surface-Mount Tech
Compares to conventional DIP style PCIe slot, the SMT type PCIe slot improves signal flow and maximize stability under high speed, a key breakthrough to fully support the lighting speed of the latest PCIe 5.0 standard.
The latest PCI Express 5.0 is capable to perform a breathtaking bandwidth of 128GBps, ready to unleash the full potential of future high end graphic cards.
KiLLER E3100 + AX1675
The Killer Ethernet controller is designed specically for competitive gamers and performance-hungry users, this motherboard comes with both Killer E3100 2.5G Ethernet & WiFi 6E solution, the enhanced detection and prioritization engine provides the ultimate networking experience for gaming and multimedia applications.
KiLLER Doubleshot Pro
Killer DoubleShot Pro allows the use of both the Killer Wireless and Killer Ethernet interfaces work at the same time which will give the end user max throughput as high as 4.9 Gbps, it automatically utilizes the fastest network connection for high priority traffic, this ensures the highest priority traffic will always be put on the fastest and most reliable link.
Thunderbolt™ 4/USB4 Type-C
Thunderbolt™ 4/USB4 technology brings speed and versatility to the most advanced USB Type-C, offering a fast and simple level of connection for work or home. It enables lightning-fast data transfer up to 40Gbps and connects external monitors, Thunderbolt™, and USB devices with a single Thunderbolt 4 cable.
Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.
Independent SATA & USB Port
Protect your valuable data from hackers! ASRock has built in one SATA & USB port that is independent from others, once this feature is activated from BIOS setting, the independent SATA & USB port is cutoff from other ports to prevent malwares and ransomware from accessing.
ASRock Graphics Card Holder
Install your heavy graphics card on the holder; connect it to your motherboard and chassis with screws. Flexibly slide up and down to perfectly adjust the height required for your graphics card in place.
Wireless Dongle USB Bracket
Allow ASRock to be your most trustworthy ally, providing the anti-interference hardware. Place your wireless dongle as far away as possible to prevent the noise impact between the devices on 2.4GHz data spectrum, this Wireless Dongle USB Bracket is packed with selected motherboards to aid you on building your PC without interference.
Personalised MOS Fan
Optimized FAN design for the better heat disspation. You can choose bundled 3CM high performance fan, or upgrade to your own 4CM fan for better cooling and silence performance.
Lightning Gaming Ports
Aimed for die hard gamers and enthusiasts! Lightning Gaming Ports are sourced from two different controller interfaces that assist gamers in connecting the high speed mice/keyboard with the lower jitter and latency!
In addition to the built-in RGB illumination, it also features onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that allow motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices such as strip, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and so on. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects.
Front USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C
The latest USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C delivers up to 20 Gbps data transfer rate which is 2x as fast as previous generation, providing a blazing fast data transfer interface with reversible USB Type-C design that fits the connector either way.
Get the most convenient BIOS flashing with just a simple click. Users can easily achieve the latest BIOS support with a USB and power supply, No CPU, RAM or other components required.
Flexible Integrated IO Shield
Unlike most so called pre-mounted I/O shield that is only decorated with fancy color schemes. We reserve more tolerance space and allow IO shield is adjustable when installing, thus fitting chassis perfectly without any mechanical issue.
ASRock USB 4.0
– Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (LGA1700)
– Intel® Z690
– Dual Channel DDR5 Memory Technology
*Supports DDR5 4400 (1DPC) / 3600 (2DPC) natively.
– 256Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support
– Intel® Xe Graphics Architecture (Gen 12)
*Intel® UHD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.
**Supports two 4K displays or one 8K display
– 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec)
1 x 2.5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s (Killer E3100G)
– 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6E Module
*Wi-Fi 6E (6GHz band) will be supported by Microsoft® Windows® 11. The availability will depend on the different regulation status of each country and region. It will be activated (for supported countries) through Windows® Update and software updates once available.
– 3 x PCIe x16 Slots (PCIE1/PCIE2/PCIE4: single at Gen5x16 (PCIE1); dual at Gen5x8 (PCIE1) / Gen5x8 (PCIE2); triple at Gen5x8 (PCIE1) / Gen5x8 (PCIE2) / Gen4x4 (PCIE4))*
*Supports NVMe SSD as boot disks
– 6 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors
*Supports Intel® Optane™ Technology (M2_2 and M2_3 only)
– Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
– 1 x SPI TPM Header
*Supports in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip
**Support in total up to 5V/3A, 15W LED Strip
***The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.
****CPU_FAN2/WP_3A supports the water cooler fan of maximum 3A (36W) fan power.
*****The Chassis/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
******The VRM/Water Pump Fan Connector supports the VRM fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
|Rear Panel I/O||
– 2 x Antenna Ports
*Supports USB PD 3.0 up to 9V@3A (27W) / 5V@3A (15W) charging
**USB3_2, USB3_3 and USB3_4 are from Intel® Z690; USB3_1 is from ASMedia ASM3042.
|Software and UEFI||
*These utilities can be downloaded from ASRock Live Update & APP Shop.
– Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar
– Quick Installation Guide, Support CD
– Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump, VRM/Water Pump, MOS Fans