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OVERVIEW
PERFORMANCE
DDR5
THERMAL
CONNECTIVITY
PERSONALIZATION
ULTRA DURABLE
Key Feature
Z690I AORUS ULTRA
THE NEW KING OF GAMING
Rule supreme with the Z690 AORUS gaming motherboards. The new king of gaming platform continues the legendary AORUS bloodline with the most robust power delivery and dominant thermal design, glorified with the complete memory overclocking technology to crown your PC with the best Alder Lake’s performance in all its gaming glory.
OVERVIEW
PERFORMANCE
DDR5
THERMAL
CONNECTIVITY
PERSONALIZATION
ULTRA DURABLE
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Advanced Thermal Design
  1. Fins Array II with heatpipe
  2. Multi-Layered PCH & M.2 Heatsink
  3. Thermal Guard III
  4. Thermal Baseplate
  5. 2X Copper PCB
  6. 9 W/mK Thermal Conductivity Pad
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DisplayPort + HDMI
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USB3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C®
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Intel 2.5G GbE LAN
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Q-FLASH Plus Onboard Button
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Intel® WIFI 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT 5 with AORUS Antenna
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ALC4080 HD Audio
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10+1+2 Direct Digital VRM Design
  1. 105A Smart Power Stage
  2. Premium Choke and Capacitor
  3. 2X Copper PCB
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Solid Pin Power Connectors
  1. 24 pin ATX Power Connector
  2. 8 pin CPU Power Connector
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Supports 12th Gen. Intel Core™ Processors
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Dual Channel DDR5, 2 DIMMs with Ultra Durable™ SMD Memory Armor
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RGB FUSION 2.0
  1. Addressable LED Header*1
  2. RGB LED Header*1
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Front USB3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C® for Connecting Devices
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2*M.2 Connectors with Thermal Guard III
  1. NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4
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Next Generation PCIe 5.0 Design
  1. 1*PCIe 5.0 x16 SMD Slot
  2. Ultra Durable™ SMD PCIe 5.0 Armor
Direct Digital VRM Design
PCIe 5.0 DESIGN
Hybrid Cores Optimization
Unparalleled Performance
With  technology  moving so  fast, GIGABYTE still keep up with the latest trends and provide our customers with advanced features and latest technology. GIGABYTE Z690 Series motherboards come with upgraded power solution, latest storage standards and outstanding connectivity to enable optimize performance for gaming.​
Hybrid Cores Optimization
With new Intel Hybrid technology, GIGABYTE exclusively creates two new "CPU Upgrade" in BIOS profiles to meet different users’ scenarios by adjusting P-Core and E-Core activation and voltage policy.
GAMING
  • • Deactivate all E-Core
  • • Zero compromise on gaming performance
  • • Up to 20% lower CPU package power
  • • Up to 5°C lower CPU temperature
Max Performance
  • • Activate all P-Core and E-Core
  • • Maximize full multi-cores performance
XMP 6200+
Unlock DDR5 Voltage
Shielded Memory Routing
SMD DIMM
XMP3.0
Support for DDR5 XMP Up to 6200MHz and Beyond*
AORUS is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 6200MHz and beyond. All users need to do to attain this performance boost is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is activated and enabled on their AORUS motherboard.

*XMP profile support may vary depending on memory module.
Please see the complete validated memory support list. Product features may vary by model.

Unlock DDR5 Voltage
DDR4
DDR4 voltage is managed by MB with wide range
Native DDR5
Secure Mode
MB provides fixed 5V to Native DDR5 memory and built-in PMIC outputs locked 1.1v to memory IC.
GIGABYTE Exclusive DDR5 Circuit Design
Programmable Mode
GIGABYTE’s exclusive design unlocks Native DDR5 PMIC secure mode into programmable mode and control Native DDR5 voltage with wide range.
  • • GIGABYTE exclusive circuit design unlocks Native DDR5 voltage control
  • • Transforms Native DDR5 memory module to Overclocked DDR5 memory
  • • Increases DDR5 memory overclocking performance and capability
  • • Supports all PMIC vendors for maximum compatibility
* Memory overclocking capabiblity will vary based on users' hardware configuration
Shielded Memory Routing
All memory routing is under the PCB inner layer shielded by a large ground layer to protect from external interference.
Non-shielded
Ultra Durable™ SMD DDR5 Memory Armor
GIGABYTE's exclusive stainless steel shielding design.
Signal Degradation
SMD High Frequency
Anti-Plate
Bending 130%
SMD Iron Claw
By means of multi-point stainless steel pins penetrating the PCB to increase the strength of the SMD slot to improve the durability.
Support Plug / Unplug
5000+ times
Thermal Design
M.2 Thermal Guard III
10-Layer PCB
SMART FAN 6
THERMAL REACTIVE ARMOR
GIGABYTE Z690 Series Motherboards' Un-throttled performance is guaranteed by innovative and optimized thermal design to ensure the best CPU, Chipset, SSD stability and low temperatures under full load application and gaming.
1. Fins-Array II with Heatpipe II
2. Fully Covered Thermal Design
3. M.2 Thermal Guard III
4. Hybrid PCH & M.2 Heatsink
5. Aluminum Baseplate
3% Cooler by implementing
2X copper PCB Design
By adopting 2X copper on PCB inner layer, it lowers the components' temperature at least 3% by turning the PCB into a super thin PCB size copper heatsink to dissipate the heat from the components effectively, due to it’s high thermal conductivity and lower impedance.
2.5 GbE LAN
WIFI6 802.11ax
HDMI 2.0
AMP-UP Audio
CONNECTIVITY
GIGABYTE Z690 Series Motherboards let you experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speed with next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity.
First adopter on 2.5 GbE LAN onboard

2X Faster than ever
  1. Adoption of 2.5G LAN provide up to 2.5 GbE network connectivity, with at least 2 times faster transfer speeds compared to general 1GbE networking, perfectly designed for gamers with ultimate online gaming experience.

  2. Support Multi-Gig(10/100/1000/2500Mbps) RJ-45 Ethernet


HDMI 2.0 for 4K UHD Display and HDCP 2.2 supported
HDMI 2.0, which is backwards compatible with HDMI 1.4, offers 18 Gb/s of bandwidth – nearly twice that of the previous generation. This unlocks the potential for users to transfer multiple video streams, as well as a native cinematic 21:9 ratio (which most movies are shot in), offering the best visual experience for viewers.
RGB FUSION
UEFI BIOS
Easy Tune
System Information Viewer
DEFINITIVE AESTHETICS
GIGABYTE motherboards bundle several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard and provide customizable lighting effect with outstanding aesthetics to fit your unique personality.
Multi-Zone Light Show Design
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion 2.0 application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard. Note: Lighting effects depicted are for demonstration purposes only. Actual lighting effects may vary by model.
New User Interface
All new EASY MODE shows important hardware information in one page including CPU clock, Memory, Storage, Fan.
My Favorites
Add constantly used items into the favorite menu for quick access.
Storage Information
Show all kinds of storage information including SATA, PCIE and M.2 interface.
Changelog
List all changes before saving and exiting bios. Quickly review overall settings modification.
Intuitive Load Line Curve
Clearly show each loadline calibration setting in an intuitive curve graph.
GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.
GIGABYTE System Information Viewer is a central location that gives you access to your current system status. Monitor components such as the clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures get too high or record your system's behavior; these are the possibilities of the System Information Viewer.
Q-Flash Plus
Solid Pin
ULTRA DURABLE
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ features its product durability and high-quality manufacturing process. GIGABYTE motherboards use the best components and reinforce every slots to make each of them solid and durable.
Solid Pin Power Connectors
AORUS motherboards feature solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin power connectors to offer a stable power supply during CPU overloading.
Solid Pin Power connector advantages
  1. Larger contact area for electricity
  2. More metal quantity to sustain higher power and generated heat
  3. Ultra durable and longer lifespan
Key Feature
  • Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Series Processors
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR5, 2 DIMMs
  • DDR5 MEMORY Design with SMD DIMM and Shielded Memory Routing
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • Direct 10+2+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with 105A Power Stage*
  • Advanced Thermal Design with Fins- Array II, Thermal Guard III and Heatpipe
  • Blazing Fast Intel® 2.5GbE LAN with cFosSpeed
  • Intel® WIFI6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT5 with AORUS Antenna
  • AMP-UP Audio with ALC4080 and WIMA for Rear 120dB SNRHDMI 2.0 supports Premium 4K
  • Dual Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0* x4 M.2 with Thermal Guard
  • RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strip
  • Smart Fan 6 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors, Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP and Noise Detection
  • Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
* Product specifications and product appearance may differ from country to country. We recommend that you check with your local dealers for the specifications and appearance of the products available in your country. Colors of products may not be perfectly accurate due to variations caused by photographic variables and monitor settings so it may vary from images shown on this site. Although we endeavor to present the most accurate and comprehensive information at the time of publication, we reserve the right to make changes without prior notice.