Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1700 socket
Supports DDR5 Memory, Dual Channel DDR5-6666+MHz(OC)
Genuine 24K Gold: Premium aesthetics with its dark black finish and genuine 24K-gold foil heatsink perfectly show off the concept of beauty.
Dual Thunderbolt 4 ports: Thunderbolt USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support, Daisy-Chaining and Multi-Port Accessory Architecture provide reliable connectivity and better user experience.
Quintuple M.2 Connectors: Onboard 5x M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance with quad Lightning Gen 4 solution. Double-sided Shield Frozr design keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
Extreme Power Design: Premium digital PWM, direct 19+1+2 phases with 105A Smart Power Stage, Titanium Choke III and dual CPU power connectors to unleash the true power of your processors.
Outstanding Cooling Solution: Aluminum Cover, VRM Heat-pipe, 7W/mK thermal pads, Double-sided M.2 Shield Frozr and Aluminum Backplate ensure the extreme performance with low temp.
Dual 2.5G LAN with latest Wi-Fi 6E: Onboard dual 2.5G LAN with LAN manager and latest Wi-Fi 6E solution which supports 6GHz spectrum delivering the best online gaming experience.
Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 5.0 slots, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2, Dual Front USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20G.
8 Layer PCB with 2oz Thickened Copper: Provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise.
Audio Boost 5 HD: Ultimate audio solution with latest premium ALC4082 audio processor combining ESS audio DAC and amplifier deliver the breathtaking experience.
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 and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.
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.
DIY 2.0 – INTEGRATING WITH THE SYSTEM ENVIRONMENT
Connect and synchronize with MSI coolers and cases with strategically positioned pin-header locations including a dedicated pump-fan header.
LATEST DDR5 MEMORY
A huge step of DDR performance enhancement with the latest DDR5 memory. Combines with dedicated SMT welding process and MSI Memory Boost technology, MEG Z690 ACE is ready to deliver the world class memory performance.
Memory Support Stand
The aluminum backplate cools down your motherboard, while the dedicated sunken design strengthens the memory slot area to prevent PCB bending and to protect surrounding components.
SMT DDR5 MEMORY SLOT
The advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) welding process reduces the defect rate of slot solder joints, electromagnetism, and interference. Combining with exclusive Memory Boost technology allows MSI motherboards to deliver the clean and pure high-frequency DDR5 signal.
EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTING
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.
EASY OVERCLOCKING WITH XMP PROFILE
The XMP (Extreme Memory Profiles) in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC LAB. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
MEMORY FORCE – EASY TUNING YOUR DDR5 MEMORY
MSI MEG series motherboards feature exclusive Memory Force function which shows the current state of DDR5 memory. This patent-pending feature simplifies the complicated training flow to an easy graphic that helps you determine the direction of overclocking without the redundant reboot and testing process.
HIGH-BANDWIDTH AND LOW-LATENCY NETWORK
Onboard dual 2.5Gbps LAN with LAN manager provides incredible data transfer speed faster than general Gigabit LAN, delivering the best online gaming experience.
SURFACING WITH THE REAL MU-MIMO TECHNOLOGY
The latest Wi-Fi 6E solution supports 6GHz spectrum, Bluetooth 5.2, two-way MU-MIMO and BSS color technology, provide up to 4X network capacity and efficiency in the high signal density environment, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps.
OPTIMIZE ONLINE GAMING TRAFFIC FOR LOWER LATENCY!
MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.
MSI LAN MANAGER
- Automatically prioritizes games above other applications -
- Allows you to change applications' traffic priority -
- Allows you to customize bandwidth for each application -
CPU (Max Support) : i9
Socket : 1700
Chipset : Intel® Z690 Chipset
DDR5 Memory : 6666(OC)/ 6600(OC)/ 6400(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6133(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/ 5600(OC)/ 5400(OC)/ 5333(OC)/ 5200(OC)/ 5066(OC)/ 5000(OC)/ 4800(JEDEC) MHz
Memory Channel : Dual
DIMM Slots : 4
Max Memory (GB) : 128
PCI-E x16 : 3
SATAIII : 6
M.2 Slot : 5
RAID : 0/1/5/10
LAN : 2x Intel® I225V 2.5Gbps LAN controller
WiFi & Bluetooth : Intel® Wi-Fi 6E module
Thunderbolt 4 : 2x USB Type-C up to 40G, Charging support up to 5V/3A, 15W, 2x Mini DisplayPort input ports
USB 3.2 ports (Front) : 2(Gen2x2, Type C), 4(Gen1, Type A)
USB 3.2 ports (Rear) : 7(Gen2, Type A), 1(Gen2, Type C)
USB 2.0 ports (Front) : 4
Audio ports (Rear) : 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio+ Optical S/PDIF (Realtek® ALC4082 Codec)
DirectX : 12
SLI : Y
CrossFire : Y
Operating System : Support for Windows® 11 64-bit, Windows® 10 64-bit
Form Factor : E-ATX
Dimension : 12 in. x 10.9 in. (30.5 cm x 27.7 cm)