First images of AORUS Z690 Master motherboard with DDR5 and PCIe Gen5

AORUS Z690 Master and AORUS Z690 Elite AX DDR4 bring robust VRM and chipset cooling system

O profile @hw_reveal it’s the VideoCardz site had access to new images from two models of Gigabyte AORUS chipset Z690 boards one compatible with DDR5 and other DDR4 memories.

Both to AORUS Z690 Master quanto and AORUS Z690 Elite AX DDR4 impress by finish and bring passive dissipation systems rugged and beautiful chipset and VRM heat exchangers.

AORUS Z690 Master

A AORUS Z690 Master is a board with four DDR5 memory slots, which must support very high memory frequencies according to Gigabyte. In addition, she has one PCI Express 5.0 x16 white slot, different from others two PCI Express 4.0 x16 and x4 slots with metal finish. The Z690 Master controllers’ cooling system has very robust heat sinks over VRM, with aletas FINS-ARRAY III, is acrylic plate with integrated Gigabyte Fusion RGB technology.

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Logo above the PCIe 5.0 slot, the triple NVMe M.2 slot is covered by a Thermal Guards III heatsink, While a dissipation board with smaller fins and RGB integrated is responsible for ensuring good operating temperatures for Z690 chipset.

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A AORUS Z690 Master is E-ATX format and still has six SATA III ports, connectors for front I/O panel with two USB 3.2 Gen 1 and one USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, on/off button, LEG display for Debug codes and it is still possible to identify on the rear I/O panel the button to flash the BIOS, connectors for WiFi 6 antennas, two Ethernet ports and many USB ports.

AORUS Z690 Elite AX DDR4

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A placa AORUS Z690 Elite AX DDR4 released by the VideoCardz website it is a middle segment model with system of seemingly simpler dissipation, but with the same provisions, even with a dedicated heatsink for NVMe M.2 slot. She also brings três slots PCI Express, two of them in black it’s the main blank, supposedly PCI Express 5.0, quatro slots DIMM DDR4 e Gigabyte Fusion lighting on the front and on the board that covers the VRM heatsinks.

The boards for the new processors Intel 12a generation should be announced soon as the new Alder Lake-S should be released in early November.


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Source: VideoCardz, Wccftech

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