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  • ASRock Z690 EXTREME Motherboard, Intel Socket 1700, 12th Gen, 1x PCIe 5.0, 1x PCIe 4.0 x16, 1x PCIe 3.0 x16, ATX, USB 3.2 Type-C, RGB, DDR4, Dragon 2.5G LAN, HDMI, DisplayPort, ASRock Graphics Card Holder
Supports 12th Gen Intel Core Processors (LGA1700)
13 Phase SPS Dr.MOS Power Design
Supports DDR4 5000MHz (OC)
1 PCIe 5.0 x16, 1 PCIe 4.0 x16, 1 PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 PCIe 3.0 x1
Graphics Output Options: HDMI, DisplayPort
Realtek ALC1220 7.1 CH HD Audio Codec, Nahimic Audio
8 SATA3
2 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4)
1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)
1 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Front Type-C
2 USB 3.2 Gen2 (Rear Type A+C)
8 USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Rear, 4 Front)
Dragon 2.5G LAN, Intel Gigabit LAN
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 capability.

13 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.

6 Layer PCB
The 6 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.

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.

Nahimic Audio
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.

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.

POLYCHROME RGB
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.

High Speed M.2 Solution
PCIe Gen4 x4 for SSD
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.

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.

Dual USB 3.2 Gen2 (Type-A + Type-C)
This motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next generation USB 3.2 Gen2 devices and to deliver up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates.

Specifications

Unique Feature
ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2
- ASRock Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Header (20 Gb/s)
- ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s)
- ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s)
ASRock Super Alloy
- XXL Aluminum Alloy Heatsink
- Premium 60A Power Choke
- 60A SPS (Smart Power Stage)
- Nichicon 12K Black Caps (100% Japan made high quality conductive polymer capacitors)
- I/O Armor
- Shaped PCB Design
- Matte Black PCB
- High Density Glass Fabric PCB
- 2oz Copper PCB
2.5G LAN
ASRock Auto Driver Installer
ASRock Steel Slot
ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink
ASRock Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4x4)
ASRock Ultra USB Power ASRock POST Status Checker (PSC)
ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop

CPU
Supports 12th Gen Intel Core Processors (LGA1700)
Digi Power design
13 Power Phase design
Supports Intel Hybrid Technology
Supports Intel Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Technology

Chipset
Intel Z690

Memory
Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology
4 x DDR4 DIMM Slots
Supports DDR4 non-ECC, un-buffered memory up to 5000+(OC)
Supports ECC UDIMM memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Max. capacity of system memory: 128GB
Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0
15µ Gold Contact in DIMM Slots

BIOS
256Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support
ACPI 6.0 Compliant wake up events
SMBIOS 2.7 Support
CPU Core/Cache, CPU GT, DRAM, VCCIN AUX, +1.05V PROC, +1.8V PROC, +0.82V PCH, +1.05V PCH Voltage Multi-adjustment

Graphics
Intel Xe Graphics Architecture (Gen 12)
Dual graphics output: support HDMI and DisplayPort 1.4 ports by independent display controllers
Supports HDMI 2.1 TMDS Compatible with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2160) @ 60Hz
Supports DisplayPort 1.4 with DSC (compressed) max. resolution up to 8K (7680x4320) @ 60Hz / 5K (5120x3200) @ 120Hz
Supports HDCP 2.3 with HDMI 2.1 TMDS Compatible and DisplayPort 1.4 Ports

Audio
7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec)
Premium Blu-ray Audio support
Supports Surge Protection
Pure Power-In
Direct Drive Technology
PCB Isolate Shielding
Impedance Sensing on Rear Out port
Individual PCB Layers for R/L Audio Channel
Gold Audio Jacks
15µ Gold Audio Connector
Nahimic Audio

LAN
1 x 2.5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s (Dragon RTL8125BG)
- Supports Dragon 2.5G LAN Software
- Smart Auto Adjust Bandwidth Control
- Visual User Friendly UI
- Visual Network Usage Statistics
- Optimized Default Setting for Game, Browser, and Streaming Modes
- User Customized Priority Control
Supports Wake-On-LAN
Supports Lightning/ESD Protection
Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
Supports PXE 1 x Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s (Intel I219V)
Supports Wake-On-LAN
Supports Lightning/ESD Protection
Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
Supports UEFI PXE

Slots
3 x PCIe x16 Slots (PCIE1/PCIE2/PCIE4: single at Gen5x16 (PCIE1); dual at Gen5x16 (PCIE1) / Gen4x4 (PCIE2); triple at Gen5x16 (PCIE1) / Gen4x4 (PCIE2) / Gen3x4 (PCIE4))
1 x PCIe Gen3x1 Slot
Supports AMD CrossFire
1 x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi/BT PCIe WiFi module and Intel CNVi (Integrated WiFi/BT)
15µ Gold Contact in VGA PCIe Slot (PCIE1)

Storage
8 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors
1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_1, Key M), supports type 2260/2280 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) mode
1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_2, Key M), supports type 2230/2242/2260/2280 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s & PCIe Gen3x4 (32 Gb/s) modes
1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_3, Key M), supports type 2242/2260/2280/22110 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) mode

RAID
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 5 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

Connector
1 x SPI TPM Header
1 x Power LED and Speaker Header
1 x RGB LED Header
3 x Addressable LED Headers
1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)
1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
5 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
2 x 8 pin 12V Power Connectors (Hi-Density Power Connector)
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector (15µ Gold Audio Connector)
1 x Thunderbolt AIC Connector (5-pin) (Supports ASRock Thunderbolt 4 AIC Card)
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Headers (Support 4 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports) (ASMedia ASM1074 hub) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Header (20 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)

Rear Panel I/O
2 x Antenna Ports
1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
1 x HDMI Port
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port (10 Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
2 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
1 x BIOS Flashback Button
HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)

Software and UEFI
Software
- ASRock Motherboard Utility (A-Tuning)
- ASRock Dragon 2.5G LAN Software
- ASRock Polychrome SYNC
UEFI
- ASRock EZ Mode
- ASRock Full HD UEFI
- ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
- ASRock Auto Driver Installer
- ASRock Instant Flash
- ASRock Internet Flash
- ASRock Easy RAID Installer

Support CD
Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), Google Chrome Browser and Toolbar

Accessories
Quick Installation Guide, Support CD
4 x SATA Data Cables
3 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
2 x Standoffs for M.2 Sockets
1 x Graphics Card Holder

Hardware Monitor
Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature): CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Fan Multi-Speed Control: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Voltage monitoring: CPU Vcore, PCH, DRAM, VCCIN AUX, +1.05V PROC, FIVR_SA_LOAD, +0.82V PCH, +12V, +5V, +3.3V

Form Factor
ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm
2oz Copper PCB

OS
Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit / 11 64-bit

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ASRock Z690 EXTREME Motherboard, Intel Socket 1700, 12th Gen, 1x PCIe 5.0, 1x PCIe 4.0 x16, 1x PCIe 3.0 x16, ATX, USB 3.2 Type-C, RGB, DDR4, Dragon 2.5G LAN, HDMI, DisplayPort, ASRock Graphics Card Holder

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