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. 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.​

CPU
  • LGA1700 socket: Support for 12th Generation Intel Core, Pentium Gold and Celeron Processors
  • 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
Audio

Realtek Audio CODEC

  • High Definition Audio
  • 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
    * To configure 7.1-channel audio, you need to open the audio software and select Device advanced settings > Playback Device to change the default setting first. Please visit GIGABYTE's website for details on configuring the audio software.
  • Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN
  • Realtek 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/100 Mbps)
Wireless Communication Module

  • N/A
Expansion Slots

1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)

  • The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 5.0 standard.

1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)

  • The PCIEX4 slot conforms 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 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_CPU)

Chipset:

  • 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2Q_SB)
  • 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_SB)
  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors

Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10

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
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel

Chipset+2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Hubs:

  • 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)

Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:

  • 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
  • 3 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 serial port header
  • 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
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
  • 4 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
H/W 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)
  • cFosSpeed
Operating System
  • Support for Windows 10/11 64-bit
Form Factor
  • Micro ATX Form Factor, 24.4cm x 24.4cm

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Warranty Duration3 Years
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Gigabyte Z690M AORUS ELITE DDR4, Intel Z690 Chipset, LGA1700, DDR4, Micro ATX Desktop Motherboard

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