MSI MEG Z690 UNIFY (Wi-Fi) Motherboard (Intel Socket 1700/12th Generation Core Series CPU/Max 128GB DDR5 6666MHz Memory)
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MEG Z690 UNIFY
The World Record Breaker
The MEG Z690 UNIFY ATX motherboard unlocks the full gaming potential of the Intel Z690 chipset by combining elite hardware system support with a cooling-optimized layout to create an outstanding ATX platform for overclocking or extreme gaming.
MSI UNIFY motherboards eschew all RGB trappings in favour of maximum hardware performance, resulting in lean, mean, power-hungry motherboards designed to set blistering speed records.
- Supports Intel Core 12th Gen Processors (LGA 1700)
- 4 x DDR5 DIMMs, Memory Boost (6666MHz+ OC)
- Direct 19+2 Phase Power Design with 105A SPS
- 5 x M.2 Slots (4 x Gen4, 1 x Gen3) with Double-Sided Shield Frozr
- 2 x PCI-e 5.0 x16 (128GB/s) Graphic Card Slots
- Dual Intel I225-V 2.5G LAN
- Wi-Fi 6E with Bluetooth 5.2
- Front & Rear USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20G
Z690 Chipset, Direct 19+2 Phase VRM, Premium Cooling, DDR5 Memory Boost
Supports Intel Core 12th Gen Processors
The MEG Z690 UNIFY motherboard supports 12th Gen Intel Core processors.
Direct 19+2 Phase VRM with 105A SPS
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built around a direct 19+2 phase VRM with 105A Smart Power Stage (SPS), dual 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost Technology.
An 8-layer server-grade PCB with 2oz of thickened copper improves performance & system stability.
Premium Cooling Solution
VRM Cooling: Features heavy-plated heatsinks, connecting heat pipe, choke and 7W/mK thermal pads, and an aluminium backplate for improved thermal dissipation.
SSD Cooling: Double-sided M.2 Shield Frozr prevents thermal throttling.
System Cooling: Connect and synchronize cooling with strategically placed pin-headers - including a dedicated pump-fan header.
Chipset Cooling: Includes an enlarged heatsink.
4 x DDR5 Dual Channel (6666+ MHz Overclocked*)
Memory Boost: A fully-isolated circuit delivers pure DDR5 data signals for optimal gaming and overclocking performance.
XMP profiles in MSI BIOS are MSI OC LAB optimized and can be easily enabled with auto power settings for improved memory speed and stability.
*1DPC 1R Max. overclocking frequency 6666+ MHz, supports Intel XMP 3.0 OC.
2 x PCI-e 5.0 x16 Slots, Cutting-Edge Storage Performance, Wi-Fi 6E Connectivity
2 x Fortified PCI-e 5.0 x16
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points* to support the weight of heavy graphics cards and shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference:
*All-new MSI Surface Mount Technology (SMT) solder welding improves signal clarity.
Gen4 & Gen3 M.2 Connectors
The MEG Z690 UNIFY motherboard features MSI's latest M.2 slots (Intel Optane supported):
*M.2 specifications may vary depending on the CPU installed.
Double-Sided M.2 Shield Frozr
Even the world’s fastest SSDs will automatically slow if thermal throttling firmware detects excessively high temperatures.
Double-sided M.2 Shield Frozr is MSI's most advanced thermal solution, offering the best possible protection to ensure maximum SSD transfer speed performance.
Wi-Fi 6E & Bluetooth 5.2
Dual LAN: 2 x I225-V 2.5Gbps LAN controllers deliver a premium network gaming experience.
Front & Rear USB 3.2 Gen 2x2: Enables ultra-fast 20Gbps data transfer rates between devices.
HD Audio: 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio with Audio Boost 5 & S/PDIF output.
Wi-Fi 6E: Features the latest Intel Wi-Fi 6E module (ultra-low latency, high-bandwidth) & Bluetooth 5.2 technology.