GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS ULTRA – Hardwareluxx

The Z690 AORUS Ultra comes with numerous USB and storage interfaces. There is also a PCIe 5.0 x16 slot for a dedicated graphics card and two mechanical PCIe 3.0 x16 slots. There is also Wi-Fi 6, 2.5 GBit/s LAN and some onboard comfort. Realtek’s 4080 codec takes care of the sound and Gigabyte has also left a lot of headers for the cooling. All in all, the Gigabyte Z690 AORUS Ultra sounds like a pretty well-rounded package.

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So today, we’ll be taking a look at the Gigabyte Z690 AORUS ULTRA Motherboard. It utilizes the Z690 chipset and it’s suitable for all of Intel’s 12th Gen Alder Lake processors on the LGA1700 socket. It features a PCIE 5.0 x16 slot with SMD technology (surface mount diode), and supports DDR5 ram with speed of up to DDR5-6200 (OC). Please take note: The DDR5 memory slot is NOT compatible with DDR4 ram.

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GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS ULTRA – ThinkComputers

Gigabyte’s AORUS line of motherboards is known as their gaming line, but they also have many features enthusiasts will enjoy as well.  For Z690 there are quite a lot of boards in the AORUS line including the Pro, Ultra, Elite, Tachyon, Master, and Extreme.  Many of these have some of the same features so it all really depends on what features are the most important to you.  Today we are taking a look at the Z690 AORUS Ultra which features a 19-phase power design with 105A power stages, support for DDR5, USB 3.2 gen 2×2, four M.2 slots, and an updated look over the previous generation.  Is this the board you need for your Alder Lake build? Read on as we find out!

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