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MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI motherboard Intel Z690 LGA 1700 ATX

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PRO Z690-A WIFI
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Intel Z690, LGA1700, 4x DDR5, 3x PCIe x16, HDMI, DP, 6x SATA III, M.2, USB 3.2, Wi-Fi, 2.5G LAN, S/PDIF, ATX, 305x244 mm
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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. USER FRIENDLY DESIGN MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue. 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. 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. FROZR AI COOLING Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE. 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. 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. EZ M.2 Clip Have trouble turning screws? MSI innovative EZ M.2 clip assist you install an M.2 SSD quickly and effortlessly. 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. PCB Design The PCB design has been optimized for higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds, which is also beneficial for reliable circuit transmission. FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference. ULTIMATE MOTHERBOARD PROTECTION Double ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard. CONNECTIVITY The most important thing of DIY is expandability. MSI PRO series motherboards feature plenty possibility for prosumers’ need. Stable LAN, faster storage and USB transfer speed and other expandable connectors are ready to enlarge your flexibility. 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. 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 NETWORK FOR LOWER LATENCY! MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency. LIGHTNING GEN 5 PCI-E MSI Lightning Gen 5 PCI-E represents the bandwidth of a x16 interface to 128GB/s, which is double of the speed of the previous generation. 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. 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. OPTANE: BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSD PC Enthusiasts can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel Optane Memory device. Intel Optane technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance. 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. EXPERIENCE MORE MSI PRO series motherboards are designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and enjoy extreme sound quality. Moreover, with years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance. 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. LATEST DDR5 MEMORY 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. 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. 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. 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. Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off. 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. CLICK BIOS 5 Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records! RESIZABLE BAR (RE-SIZE BAR) Resizable BAR (Re-Size BAR) is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and improve performance. SYSTEM SAFETY All MSI PRO series motherboards have SECURITY function in BIOS to protect every private files for no matter business or daily use.

Specifications

  • Processor manufacturer
    Intel
  • Processor socket
    LGA 1700
  • Compatible processor series
    Intel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™ i3, Intel® Core™ i5, Intel® Core™ i7, Intel® Core™ i9, Intel® Pentium®
  • Maximum number of SMP processors
    1
  • Supported memory types
    DDR5-SDRAM
  • Number of memory slots
    4
  • Maximum internal memory
    128 GB
  • Memory slots type
    DIMM
  • Memory channels
    Dual-channel
  • Non-ECC
    Y
  • Supported memory clock speeds
    4000,5400,6400 MHz
  • Unbuffered memory
    Y
  • Supported storage drive interfaces
    M.2, SATA III
  • Supported storage drive types
    HDD & SSD
  • RAID support
    Y
  • RAID levels
    0, 1, 5, 10
  • Parallel processing technology support
    Crossfire
  • USB 2.0 connectors
    2
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors
    1
  • Number of SATA III connectors
    6
  • Front panel audio connector
    Y
  • ATX Power connector (24-pin)
    Y
  • CPU fan connector
    Y
  • Number of chassis fan connectors
    6
  • Chassis intrusion connector
    Y
  • TPM connector
    Y
  • 12V power connector
    Y
  • USB 2.0 ports quantity
    4
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity
    2
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity
    1
  • Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
    1
  • HDMI ports quantity
    1
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C ports quantity
    1
  • HDMI version
    2.1
  • DisplayPorts quantity
    1
  • DisplayPort version
    1.4
  • S/PDIF out port
    Y
  • Digital audio optical out
    1
  • WiFi-AP antenna jack
    2
  • Wi-Fi
    Y
  • Ethernet LAN
    Y
  • Ethernet interface type
    2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
  • LAN controller
    Intel I225-V
  • Top Wi-Fi standard
    Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax)
  • Wi-Fi standards
    802.11a, 802.11ad, 802.11b, 802.11g, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
  • Bluetooth
    Y
  • Bluetooth version
    5.2
  • Component for
    PC
  • Motherboard form factor
    ATX
  • Motherboard chipset family
    Intel
  • Motherboard chipset
    Intel Z690
  • Audio output channels
    7.1 channels
  • Audio chip
    Realtek ALC897
  • Number of mounting holes
    9
  • Harmonized System (HS) code
    84733020
  • PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots
    1
  • PCI Express x16 slots
    3
  • Number of M.2 (M) slots
    4
  • BIOS type
    UEFI AMI
  • Clear CMOS jumper
    Y
  • Width
    305 mm
  • Depth
    244 mm
  • Height
    65 mm
  • Cables included
    SATA
  • Drivers included
    Y
  • Weight
    1 kg

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