MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4 Motherboard

MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4 Motherboard

Brand MSI | CL SKU 39442
 
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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.


FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE

MSI PRO series motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier.


EZ DEBUG LED

Ran into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get it up and running again.


XL CLIP

The enlarged PCI-E clip helps you swap or remove your devices easier. Keep the PCI-E slot stronger and safer.


EASY TO ARRANGE YOUR CABLES

Not clever at cable arrangement? MSI Atypical PCB design not only the identity of stylish but also makes SATA and USB cable routing easier. Arranges cable neatly even you are not familiar with system build.

THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE

With more cores’ 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

World’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.


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 ‘keep-out zone 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.

MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE

Read and write your files over USB faster than ever. MSI PRO series motherboards offer a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, delivering 20Gbps transferring speed by reversible Type-C.


USB FRONT TYPE-C

MSI motherboards support USB Front Type-C that allows gamers to connect with the latest USB devices. Built up a system with MSI PC case to have the most convenient experience.


EXTEND YOUR RGB EXPERIENCE WITH EASE

Add more color if you want! Mystic Light Extension pin header provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller.


SMT PCIE 5.0 SLOT

MSI motherboards adopted the advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) PCI-E slot to diminish interference and electrical noise, fully supporting higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds of PCI-E 5.0 signal.


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

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

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.


 MSI CENTER

MSI brand new MSI Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.

DEDICATED HIGH DEFINITION AUDIO PROCESSOR

Make sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.


HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORS

A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.


HD AUDIO CONNECTORS

Keep you sound perfect by transmit your audio with pure digital signal.


ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGN

Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.


SEPARATED AUDIO LAYERS FOR CLEAN LEFT & RIGHT CHANNELS

Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.

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UPC

824142270394

Category

Motherboards - Intel

Brand

MSI

Part Number

PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4

Warranty

3-Year Warranty

Processor

Socket

LGA1700

Memory

Memory Capacity

128 GB

Max. Memory Speed

5200 MHz

Max. Memory Slots

4

Type

DDR4

Storage

M.2 Support

4x M.2 Ports with PCIe 4.0/PCIe 3.0 or SATA modes

M.2 Slots

4

SATA Ports

6

Motherboard Features

Chipset

Intel Z690

AMD Crossfire

Yes

NVIDIA SLI

No

Overclocking

Yes

Form Factor

ATX

Audio Codec

Realtek ALC897 Codec

Wireless Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Yes

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 5.2

WiFi Standards

Wi-Fi 6

Internal Connectors

USB 3.2 Gen 1 Headers

2

USB 3.2 Gen 2 Headers

1

USB 2.0 Headers

2

PCIe x16 Slots

3

PCIe x4 Slots

0

PCIe x1 Slots

1

External I/O

USB Ports - Type A

7

USB Ports - Type C

1

LAN

2.5 Gb/s

Optical S/PDIF

No

BIOS Flashback Button

Yes

Audio Output

7.1

Clear CMOS Button

No

Best Budget Z690

Would recommend - yes

Easily handles 12700f to full potential. All black aesthetic so it can go in any build. Msi always have the best budget board options compared to gigabyte,asus,asrock etc