Elite Performance for Gamers and Enthusiasts
The Intel® Z690 Chipset with Unlocked 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Desktop Processors



Experience a New Approach to Performance-Overclocking and Throughput

The Intel® Z690 Chipset and Unlocked 12th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors allow for enhanced overclocking capabilities allowing fine tuning of both compute power and performance.1 The latest Z690 Chipset technologies maximize responsiveness, with support for up to 28 PCIe Gen 4.0 and PCIe Gen 3.0 lanes, increased DMI throughput from 3.0 to 4.0, and increased bandwidth with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20G).

Enjoy a New Level of Immersion - Connectivity, Storage, and Media

Immerse in the latest gaming titles with ultra-fast connectivity, advanced visuals, and fast, reliable storage. The Intel® Z690 Chipset supports integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+) solutions, faster and more reliable2 connections across new 6 GHz Wi-Fi channels. Intel® UHD graphics featuring Xe architecture enables you to view stunning, up to 5K60 HDR Video in billions of colors across up to four simultaneous 4K60 displays. Plus, deploy next-generation storage with Intel® VMD—Volume Management Device—an easy way to manage your storage devices. The Intel® Z690 Chipset supports unbelievable responsiveness with support for Intel® Optane SSDs for storage demanding workloads.3

Intel® Z690 Chipset Features at a Glance

Intel® Z690 Chipset Block Diagram