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MSI MEG Z690 UNIFY-X DDR5 LGA 1700 Intel Z690 SATA 6Gb/s ATX Intel Motherboard

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In stock. Limit 5 per customer.
Ships from Canada.
  • Supports 12th Gen Intel Core Processors (LGA1700)
  • Supports 13th gen Intel® Core desktop processors.
  • May require a BIOS update to boot the 13th gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors.
  • Extreme DDR5 Memory OC
  • Direct 19+2 Phases Power Design
  • Lightning Gen 5
  • Quintuple M.2 Connectors
  • Outstanding Cooling Solution
  • Front and Rear Lightning USB 20G
  • Dual 2.5G LAN
  • Wi-Fi 6E
  • SMT PCIE and Memory Slot
  • 8 Layer PCB with 2oz Thickened Copper
  • Dedicated LGA1700 mounting bracket is required
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Learn more about the MSI MEG Z690 UNIFY-X

Brand MSI
Model MEG Z690 UNIFY-X
Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type LGA 1700

* Dedicated LGA1700 mounting bracket is required.
CPU Type Supports 13th / 12th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold, Celeron Processors*

* Please go to to get the newest support status as new processors are released.
Chipset Intel Z690
Onboard Video
Onboard Video Chipset Supported only by CPU with integrated graphic
Number of Memory Slots 2x288pin (DDR5)
Memory Standard DDR5 1R 4800 (by JEDEC & POR)

Max. overclocking frequency:
1DPC 1R Max speed up to 6800+
1DPC 2R Max speed up to 5600+
Maximum Memory Supported 64GB
Channel Supported Dual Channel
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 5.0 x16 2 x PCI Express 5.0 x16

* Actual support may vary by CPU.
* Support x16/ x0, x8/ x8.
PCI Express x4 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x4
Storage Devices
SATA 6Gb/s 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
M.2 5 x M.2 slots (Key M):

M2_1 slot (From CPU):
- Supports PCIe 4.0 x4
- Supports 2260/2280 storage devices

M2_2 slot (From Z690 Chipset):
- Supports PCIe 4.0 x4
- Supports 2260/2280 storage devices

M2_3 slot (From Z690 Chipset):
- Supports PCIe 4.0x4
- Supports SATA 6Gb/s
- Supports 2260/2280/22110 storage devices

M2_4 slot (From Z690 Chipset):
- Supports PCIe 3.0x4
- Supports 2260/2280 storage devices

M2_5 slot (From Z690 Chipset):
- Supports PCIe 4.0x4
- Supports 2260/2280 storage devices
Intel Optane Ready M2_2~5 supports Intel Optane Memory
SATA RAID 0/1/5/10

* SATAA & SATAB do not support RAID function.
Onboard Audio
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC4080
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels
Onboard LAN
LAN Chipset 2 x Intel I225V
Max LAN Speed 2 x 2.5Gbps
Wireless LAN Intel Wi-Fi 6E
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.2
Rear Panel Ports
Back I/O Ports 1 x Clear CMOS Button
1 x Flash BIOS Button
1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
5 x Audio Jacks
2 x Antenna Bracket
2 x LAN (RJ45)
1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C
7 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
2 x USB 2.0/1.1
Internal I/O Connectors
Onboard USB 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 x2 20Gbps Type-C port
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (supports additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
Other Connectors 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1 x 4-pin water-pump fan connector
6 x 4-pin system fan connectors
1 x Front panel audio connector
2 x System panel connectors
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
2 x 2-pin Thermal Sensors connector
1 x Water flow connector
1 x V-check point
1 x TPM module connector
1 x Tuning controller connector
1 x Debug port connector
1 x TBT connector (Supports RTD3)
1 x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
4 x EZ Debug LED
1 x 4-pin RGB LED connector
2 x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connectors
1 x 3-pin JCORSAIR LED connector
Physical Spec
Form Factor ATX
LED Lighting RGB
Dimensions (W x L) 12.0" x 9.6"
Power Pin 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
Windows Compatibility
Windows 11 Supported
Features Supports 12th Gen Intel Core / Pentium Celeron processors for LGA 1700 socket

Supports DDR5 Memory, Dual Channel DDR5-6800+MHz(OC)

Dedicated for Extreme OC: The top-notch R&D design and exclusive 2 DIMM solution for an even clearer DDR5 memory signal to explore the boundaries of memory overclocking, deliver the world class memory performance

Quintuple M.2 Connectors: Onboard 5x M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance with quad Lightning Gen 4 solution. Double-sided Shield Frozr design keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster

Extreme Power Design: Premium digital PWM, direct 19+2 phases with 105A Smart Power Stage, Titanium Choke III and dual CPU power connectors to unleash the true power of your processors

Outstanding Cooling Solution: Aluminum Cover, VRM Heat-pipe, 7W/mK thermal pads, Double-sided M.2 Shield Frozr and Aluminum Backplate ensure the extreme performance with low temp

Dual 2.5G LAN with latest Wi-Fi 6E: Onboard dual 2.5G LAN with LAN manager and latest Wi-Fi 6E solution which supports 6GHz spectrum delivering the best online gaming experience

Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 5.0 slots, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2, Front & Rear USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20G

8 Layer Server Grade PCB with 2oz Thickened Copper: Provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise

Exclusive DIY Accessory: DIY Stands Set and Tuning Controller provide a new way to build and control your PC platform with ease

Audio Boost 5: Isolated audio with a high quality ALC4080 audio processor & amp for the most immersive gaming experience
Additional Information
Date First Available October 28, 2022

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