ASRock Z690 Steel Legend WiFi 6E – TweakTown

As far as board hardware goes, this Steel Legend platform follows what we have seen across the entire 600 series chipset ecosystem when considering ATX motherboards. LGA1700 socket for 12th Gen Intel CPUs, four slot memory subsystem, this board taking advantage of the lower cost of DDR4. 128GB of memory is supported with speeds from 3200MHz to 5333MHz via XMP 2.0.

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ASRock Z690 Steel Legend WiFi 6E – Hardwareluxx

Even if the availability of the WLAN version (Z690 Steel Legend WiFi 6E) doesn’t look good at the moment, the manufacturer ASRock has included two variants in its range. But even the non-WLAN edition costs around 300 euros. For this purchase price, in addition to further PCIe slots, there is also one PCIe 5.0 x16, three M.2 M-Key interfaces, eight SATA 6 GBit/s sockets and of course a 2.5 GBit/s LAN Port. For the eye, the ATX motherboard also includes RGB LED lighting in three places, which form ASRock’s Polychrome RGB feature.

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ASRock Z690 Steel Legend WiFi 6E

For USB lovers, you get 1 x front USB 3.2 Gen2x2 (Type-C), 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (Type-A+C), 8 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Front, 4 Rear), and additional 4 x USB 2.0 (Front). And finally, for connectivity, you get the Dragon 2.5GB LAN as well as the WiFi 6e support via the onboard M.2 wifi module. Other connectors on the I/O panel include the PS/2 keyboard and mouse, HDMI port, DisplayPort, and connectors for your WiFi antenna, as well as an array of audio connectors. 

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ASRock Z690 Steel Legend WiFi 6E – GDM

It has a familiar design with a large silver heat sink and a digital camouflage pattern, and is equipped with a 13 (12 + 1) phase power supply circuit by 50A Dr. MOS . In addition, “Premium 60A Power Choke” and “Nichicon 12K Black Capacitor” are incorporated, and “2oz copper foil layer PCB” that enables stable signal tracing and low heat generation is also adopted. The 12th generation Intel Core processor with improved power control can be operated stably.

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