Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 – Intel Z690 Chipset (Socket LGA1700) DDR4 PCIe 5.0 ATX Motherboard

  • Chipset: Intel Z690
  • CPU Socket: LGA1700
  • Supported CPU: 12th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold and Celeron Processors
  • Memory Slots: 4
  • PCIe Gen 5 X16 Slots: 1
  • Form Factor: ATX

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Product Description

Rule supreme with the Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 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.

Specifications

  • Chipset: Intel Z690
  • CPU Socket: LGA1700
  • Supported CPU: 12th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold and Celeron Processors
  • Memory Slots: 4
  • PCIe Gen 5 X16 Slots: 1
  • Form Factor: ATX
  • Shielded Memory Routing to avoid interference
  • Advanced Thermal Design
  • AMP-UP Audio
  • RGB FUSION 2.0
  • Fast 2.5GbE LAN with bandwidth management
  • Robust power delivery

Intel Z690

Chipset

LGA1700

Socket

Gen 5.0

PCIe

ATX

Form Factor

About the Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Motherboard

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Box View
Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Front Flat View

Direct Digital VRM Design

To ensure maximum Turbo Boost and overclocking performance of Intel‘s new generation CPU, Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 motherboards equip the best VRM design ever built with the highest quality components.

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Front Angled View

PCIe 5.0 Design

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 motherboards are ready to work with the upcoming PCIe 5.0 devices which are expected to experience double bandwidth than the current PCIe 4.0 devices. To reach the high speed and maintain good signal integrity, GIGABYTE R&D uses the low impedance PCB to provide the maximum performance.

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Backpanel View

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Cover

DDR4 XMP

AORUS is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 5333MHz and beyond. All users need to do to attain this performance boost is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is activated and enabled on their Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 motherboard.

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 M.2 View

RAID Storage

The exclusive 3 PCIe 4.0 M.2 from CPU and 2nd Generation 7000 MB/s SSD provides unparalleled Read/ Write performance up to 21053 and 15499 MB/s.

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Cover View

Advanced Thermal Solution

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 motherboards’ un-throttled performance is guaranteed by innovative and optimised thermal design to ensure the best CPU, Chipset, SSD stability and low temperatures under full load application and gaming.

Fully Covered MOSFET Heatsink

Increased surface area up to 2X larger compared to traditional heatsinks. It improves heat dissipation from the MOSFETs.

Smart Fan 6

Smart Fan 6 contains several unique cooling features that ensure gaming PC maintain its performance while staying cool and quiet. Multiple fan headers can support PWM/DC fan and pump.

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Front Angled View

AMP-UP Audio

ALC1220 120dB(A) SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, preventing issues such as low volume and distortion. With the new VB series audio controller, stream your voice to the world vibrantly with both front/rear microphone SNR up to 110/114dB(A).

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Cover View

Latest connectivity

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 motherboards let you experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speed with next generation network and storage connectivity.

2.5 GbE LAN

Adoption of 2.5G LAN provide up to 2.5 GbE network connectivity, with at least 2 times faster transfer speeds compared to general 1GbE networking, perfectly designed for gamers with ultimate online gaming experience.

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 Front Flat View

Definitive Aesthetics

GIGABYTE motherboards bundle several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard and provide customisable lighting effect with outstanding aesthetics to fit your unique personality. Now offering more LED customisations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle.

Product Specifications

Motherboard
Chipset

Z690

Power Phases

16 + 1 + 2

Form Factor

ATX

Motherboard Height

305mm

Motherboard Width

244mm

Memory
Maximum memory

128GB

Max supported memory speeds

5333MHz

Memory slots

4

Supported memory types

DDR4

Audio
On-Board Audio

Realtek ALC1220-VB codec ESS SABRE9118 DAC chip

Audio Channels

7.1

Networking
Bluetooth

No

Wi-Fi

No

On-Board LAN

Yes

LAN Ports

Realtek 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbit/1 Gbit/100 Mbit)

Expansion Slots
PCIe Gen 3.0 x4 Slots

2

PCIe Gen 5.0 x16 Slots

1

Storage Interface
M.2 Sockets

4

SATA Ports

6

Internal I/O Connectors
Front Audio Panel Connector

Yes

On-Board USB2.0 Headers

2

On-Board USB3.0 Headers

1

RGB Headers

2 x addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers

On-Board USB3.0 Type C Headers

1

Back Panel Connectors
Audio Jacks

2

DisplayPort

Yes

HDMI Port

Yes

LAN Ports

Realtek 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbit/1 Gbit/100 Mbit)

USB C Ports

1

USB 2.0 Ports

4

USB 3 Ports

5

CPU
CPU Brand

Intel

CPU Socket

LGA1700

Supported CPU

12th Gen Intel Core processors
Intel Celeron processors
Intel Pentium Gold processors

On-Board Video

Yes (requires CPU with integrated graphics chip)

General Information
SKU

MB-GIGAZ690-AORUSELITED4

MPN

Z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4

GTIN

4719331827885

Weight

1.5 kg

Dimensions

35 × 28 × 9 cm