- Supports 12th Gen Intel Core Processors (LGA 1700)
- 13 Phase SPS Dr.MOS Power Design
- Supports DDR4 5000 MHz (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 SATA 3
- 2 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4)
- 1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA 3)
- 1 USB 3.2 Gen2 x2 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
ASRock Z690 Extreme
With impressive 13 power phases, DDR4 5000 MHz (OC) support, and optimized cooling design, the Z690 Extreme is well engineered to unleash the full force of the latest 12th Gen Intel processors. It also fully supports the newest generation connectivity for graphics, storage, network, and USB peripherals. Beyond performance, it boasts fancy black PCB, precision-crafted heatsinks, customizable onboard RGB, and integrated I/O shield that streamlines setup.
Optimized VRM Design
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.
7W/mK MOSFET Thermal Pads
These thermal pads are much more effective than normal pads. With a 7 watt/mK thermal conductivity it is able to effectively dissipate heat from MOSFET, allowing maximum overclocking potential!
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 the 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
Compared to conventional DIP style PCIe slot, the SMT type PCIe slot improves signal flow and maximizes 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 of performing a breathtaking bandwidth of 128 GBps, ready to unleash the full potential of future high end graphic cards.
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.
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, and chassis. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects.
* The addressable RGB LED header supports WS2812B addressable RGB LED strip (5V/Data/GND), with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V), a max of 80 LEDs and length within 2 meters.
* The RGB LED header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strip (12V/G/R/B), with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V) and length within 2 meters.
High Speed M.2 Solution
PCIe Gen4 x4 for SSD
This motherboard is capable of accommodating multiple M.2 storage devices, one of which can support PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD that is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.
Tired of screws dropping or missing inside chassis?
The enhanced M.2 heatsink with anti-drop screw design makes installation process easier.
Dragon 2.5 Gb/s LAN
The intelligent 2.5 Gb/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 faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.
Intel Gigabit LAN
Intel LAN provides the best throughput performance, lower CPU utilization, enhanced stability and is able to deliver ultimate network experience to users!
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.
Auto Driver Installer
No need to worry about lack of disk drive! Asrock preinstalled LAN driver to ensure that you are able to install all drivers needed in an easier way than using SCD.
- step1: Install Auto Driver Installer
- step2: Update drivers needed
- step3: Done!
Get the most convenient BIOS flashing with just a simple click. Users can easily achieve the latest BIOS support with a USB and power supply, no CPU, RAM or other components required.
Flexible Integrated IO Shield
Unlike most so called pre-mounted I/O shield that is only decorated with fancy color schemes. We reserve more tolerance space and allow IO shield to be adjustable when installing, thus fitting chassis perfectly without any mechanical issue.