EVGA Announces Z690 Classified Motherboard for 12th Gen Intel Core Processors

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EVGA today announced the Z690 Classified, the latest member of its well-respected line of premium motherboards suitable for overclocking.

Featuring the LGA 1700 CPU socket and Z690 chipset for 12th Gen Intel Core processors, the EVGA Z690 Classified allows users to unlock the full potential of the Alder Lake platform with its support of DDR5-6400 MHz memory and PCIe Gen 5.0 x16 Slots and Gen 4.0 M.2 Slots. Owners will also find a cooling solution that incorporates twin fans in the heatsink for improved temperatures, as well as an M.2 full-covered metal heatsink.

  1. Intel LGA1700 CPU Socket
  2. 19-Phase Digital VRM
  3. Twin Fans with VRM Full-Covered Heatsink
  4. PCIe Gen4 M.2 Key-M Slots
  5. PCIe Gen5 x16 Slots (x16/x8, x8)
  6. 2x ARGB / 2x RGB Headers
  7. 4x DDR5 DIMMS
  8. USB BIOS Update Port
  9. Pump Headers

“This motherboard fully supports the latest 12th Gen Intel Core Series Processors and takes full advantage of PCIe Gen5 and PCIe Gen4 M.2 NVMe SSDs,” a press release from EVGA reads.

“The EVGA Z690 CLASSIFIED provides unbeatable power, performance and stability via a 19-phase VRM and 10-layer PCB. Moreover, this board supports up to 128GB of DDR5 memory, 2x 2.5Gbps NIC + Wi-Fi 6E / BT 5.2, 7.1 HD audio, and multiple USB options.”

Designed for “the ultimate gaming experience,” EVGA’s Z690 Classified can already be found on the manufacturer’s official store, where it is listed for $629.99. It is an Elite Member Exclusive.

Source: EVGA

Tsing Mui
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