ASRock Z690M-ITX/ax Intel LGA 1700 Mini-ITX Motherboard
- Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (LGA1700)
- 8 Phase Dr.MOS Power Design
- Supports DDR4 5000MHz (OC)
- 1 PCIe 5.0 x16
- Graphics Output Options: HDMI, DisplayPort
- Realtek ALC897 7.1 CH HD Audio Codec, Nahimic Audio
- 4 SATA3
1 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4)
1 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4 & SATA3)
- 2 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C (1 Front, 1 Rear)
4 USB Rear 3.2 Gen2
2 USB Front 3.2 Gen1
- Dragon 2.5G LAN, Intel® Gigabit LAN
- 802.11ax (WiFi 6E) + Bluetooth
Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Compared to traditional discrete MOSFETs, it intelligently delivers higher current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.
8 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!
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.
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.
This motherboard 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
High Speed M.2 Solution
This motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple M.2 storage devices, one of which can support PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD, it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.
Dragon 2.5 Gb/s LAN
The intelligent 2.5Gb/s LAN platform is built for maximum networking performance for the demanding requirements of home networking, content creators, online gamers and high-quality streaming media. Boost networking performance up to 2.5X the bandwidth compared to the standard gigabit Ethernet, you’ll enjoy the faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.
Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax
WiFi 6E technology has extended to the whole new 6GHz spectrum band, providing more WiFi capability and giving an even better and faster internet traffic. In addition to deliver higher speeds, the WiFi 6E also enhances the lower latency and supports service levels that are equivalent to 5G networks.
USB 3.2 Gen2x2 20Gbps (Front + Rear)
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.
ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2
– Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors (LGA1700)
– Intel® Z690
– Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology
*Supports DDR4 3200 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.
– 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC897 Audio Codec)
1 x 2.5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s (Dragon RTL8125BG)
– 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.
– 1 x PCIe Gen5x16 Slot*
*Supports PCIe riser cards to extend one x16 slot to two x8 slots
– 4 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors
*Supports Intel® Optane™ Technology
– Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
*Requires additional M.2 NVMe expansion cards to support RAID 5
– 1 x RGB LED Header*
*Supports in total up to 12V/3A, 36W LED Strip
**Supports in total up to 5V/3A, 15W LED Strip
***The CPU Fan Connector supports the CPU fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.
****The Chassis Fan Connector supports the chassis fan of maximum 1A (12W) fan power.
*****The Chassis/Water Pump Fan supports the water cooler fan of maximum 2A (24W) fan power.
|Rear Panel I/O||
– 2 x Antenna Ports
|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, I/O Shield
– Fan Tachometer: CPU, Chassis, Chassis/Water Pump Fans