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MEG Z690 ACE, Intel® Z690 Chipset, LGA 1700, 2x Thunderbolt™ 4, E-ATX Motherboard

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  • SKU: 14663089
  • Manufacturer: MSI
  • MPN: MEG Z690 ACE
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PROCESSOR
  • Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors 
  • Processor socket LGA1700
  • Please go to www.msi.com to get the newest support status as new processors are released.
CHIPSET

Intel® Z690 Chipset

MEMORY
  • 4x DDR5 memory slots, supporting up to 128GB 
  • Supports 1R 4800 MHz (by JEDEC & POR)
  • Max. overclocking frequency:
    • 1DPC 1R Max speed up to 6666+ MHz
    • 1DPC 2R Max speed up to 5600+ MHz
    • 2DPC 1R Max speed up to 4000+ MHz
    • 2DPC 2R Max speed up to 4000+ MHz
  • Supports Intel® XMP 3.0 OC
  • Supports Dual Controller Dual-Channel mode
  • Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
  • Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.
EXPANSION SLOTS
  • 3x PCIe x16 slots
    • Supports x16/x0/x4, x8/x8/x4
    • PCI_E1 & PCI_E2 slots (From CPU)
      • PCI_E1 supports up to PCIe 5.0 x16
      • PCI_E2 supports up to PCIe 5.0 x8
    • PCI_E3  (From Z690 chipset)
      • Supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
  • PCI_E3 & M2_4 share the bandwidth. PCI_E3 will run at x1 speed and M2_4 will run at x2 speed when installing devices in both slots.
MULTI-GPU
  • Supports NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
  • Supports AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
ONBOARD GRAPHICS
  • 1x Type-C Display port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4K 60Hz  
  • Available only on processors featuring integrated graphics.
  • Graphics specifications may vary depending on the CPU installed.
THUNDERBOLT 4

Intel®JHL8540 Thunderbolt™ 4 Controller

  • 2x Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB-C) ports on the back panel
    • Supports up to 40Gbps transfer rate with Thunderbolt devices
    • Supports up to 20Gbps transfer rate with USB4 devices
    • Supports up to 10Gbps transfer rate with USB 3.2 devices
    • Supports up to 5V/3A ,15W power charging
    • Each port can daisy-chain up to three Thunderbolt 4 devices or five Thunderbolt 3 devices
    • Supports up to 8K display (need to connect the DisplayPort of the motherboard or discrete graphics card to the Mini DisplayPort Input port on the back panel)
STORAGE
  • 6x SATA 6Gb/s ports (From Z690 chipset)
    • SATA5~8 (From Z690 chipset)
    • SATAA~B (From ASM1061)
  • 5x M.2 slots (Key M)
    • M2_1 slot (From CPU)
      • Supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
      • Supports 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices
    • M2_2 & M2_3 slots (From Z690 chipset)
      • M2_2 slot supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
      • M2_3 slot supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4
      • Supports 2260/ 2280 storage devices
    • M2_4 & M2_5  slots (From Z690 chipset)
      • Supports up to PCIe 4.0 x4
      • Supports up to SATA 6Gb/s
      • M2_4 slot supports 2280/ 22110 storage devices
      • M2_5 slot supports 2260/ 2280 storage devices
    • M2_2~5 slots support Intel® Optane™ Memory
  • Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors
  • SATA7 will be unavailable when installing M.2 SATA SSD in the M2_5 slot.
RAID
  • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices 
  • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 , RAID 5 and RAID 10 for M.2 NVMe storage devices
  • SATAA & SATAB do not support RAID function.
USB
  • Intel® Z690 Chipset
    • 2x USB3.2 Gen2x2 20Gbps ports (2 Type-C internal connectors)
    • 4x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps ports (1 Type-C port on the back panel, 3 Type-A ports on the back panel)
  • Hub-GL3590
    • 4x USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-A ports on the back panel
  • ASM1074
    • 4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A ports available through the internal connecto
  • Hub-GL850G
    • 4x USB 2.0 Type-A ports available through the internal connectors
AUDIO Realtek® ALC4082 Codec + ESS SABRE9018Q2C Combo DAC/HPA
  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
  • Supports S/PDIF output
LAN
  • 2x Intel® I225V 2.5Gbps LAN controllers
WIRELESS LAN & BLUETOOTH
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6E
  • The Wireless module is pre-installed in the M.2 (Key-E) slot
  • Supports MU-MIMO TX/RX, 2.4GHz/ 5GHz/ 6GHz  (160MHz) up to 2.4Gbps
  • Supports 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax
  • Supports Bluetooth® 5.2 , FIPS, FISMA
  • Wi-Fi 6E 6GHz may depend on every country’s regulations and will be ready in Windows 10 build 21H1 and Windows 11.
  • Bluetooth 5.2 will be ready in Windows 10 build 21H1 and Windows 11.
INTERNAL CONNECTORS
  • 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  • 2x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
  • 6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  • 5x M.2 slots (M-Key)
  • 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps Type-C ports
  • 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
  • 2x USB 2.0 Type-A connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
  • 1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
  • 1x 4-pin water-pump fan connector
  • 6x 4-pin system fan connectors
  • 1x Front panel audio connector
  • 2x System panel connectors
  • 1x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1x 3-pin Water Flow connector
  • 2x 2-pin Thermal sensor connectors
  • 1x TPM module connector
  • 1x Tuning Controller connector
LED FEATURE
  • 1x EZ LED Control switch
  • 1x 4-pin RGB LED connector
  • 2x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connectors
  • 1x 3-pin CORSAIR LED connector
  • 4x EZ Debug LED
  • 1x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
BACK PANEL PORTS
  • Clear CMOS Button
  • 2.5G LAN
  • 2.5G LAN
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
  • Thunderbolt 4 40Gbps (Type-C)
  • Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
  • HD Audio Connectors
  • Flash BIOS Button
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-C Display port)
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
  • Mini DisplayPort Input (for Thunderbolt passthrough)
  • Optical S/PDIF-Out
DIMENSIONS
  • 12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
  • E-ATX Form Factor