Supports 12th Gen IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢, PentiumÂ® Gold and CeleronÂ® processors for LGA 1700 socket
Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 5200+(OC) MHz
Lightning Fast Experience : PCIe 5.0 slots, Lightning Gen4 x4 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2
Premium Thermal Solution : Extended Heatsink Design, MOSFET thermal pads rated for 7W/mk and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop works
2.5G LAN : Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
Intel Turbo USB 3.2 Gen 2 : Powered by Intel USB 3.2 Gen2 controller, Turbo USB ensures an uninterrupted connection with more stability and fastest USB speeds
Audio Boost : Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
High Quality PCB : 6-layer PCB made by 2oz thickened copper and server grade level material
Multi-GPU : With Steel armor PCI-E slots. Supports AMD Crossfireâ„¢
MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 ATX Motherboard
PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity.
THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
With more coresâ€™ processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM heatsink with 7W/mK thermal pad ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.
M.2 SHIELD FROZR
Worldâ€™s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance.
FROZR AI COOLING
Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE.
FULLY CONTROLLABLE IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market, a dedicated water pump PIN header gives you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked â€˜keep-out-zoneâ€™ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
HIGH-BANDWIDTH AND LOW-LATENCY NETWORK
2.5Gbps LAN provides incredible data transfer speed faster than general Gigabit LAN. This is a premium solution for demanding users.
OPTIMIZE NETWORK FOR LOWER LATENCY
MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
MSI LAN MANAGER
Allows you to change applications' traffic priority
Allows you to customize bandwidth for each application
14 + 1 +1 POWER DESIGN
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an
aggressive VRM design built with a total of 14 digital CPU power phases.
Combining 2x 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost
technology, PRO series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work.
A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCE
MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. The XMP memory profile has great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z690 . Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.