GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS XTREME – OC3D

The peak of the Gigabyte range is their Aorus Xtreme. A motherboard which causes our fingers no end of grief as we automatically type extreme. It does smack of the Monster energy world, but hey perhaps we’re just out of the loop of what counts as “hey fellow kids”. However, the important thing is what lays behind the name, and Gigabyte have thrown the kitchen sink at the Aorus Xtreme, from lighting to PCB design and connection format. We’ll let you peruse the specifications and show you the motherboard in our usual high detail on the next few pages.

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GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS XTREME – GinjFo

The dress is worked through a minimized view on the PCB. The entire connection is placed at 90 ° to facilitate connections and storage of cables in a box. The card is capable of controlling many fans, water cooling, pump and more. It has RGB and aRGB header, temperature probes (external and internal) or even sound measurement. To all this are added Power and Reset buttons and a Debug LED display useful in the event of a problematic start-up.

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GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS XTREME – eTeknix

If there’s a high-end feature you want, it’s likely on this motherboard. First up, there’s a powerful 20+1+2 Phase VRM design with 105A Power Stages and Tantalum Polymer Capacitors, which is great news for those wanting to push their CPU to max 24/7. Of course, with the Intel 12th Gen CPUs and Z690 combined, you’ll get DDR5 support, Intel Thunderbolt 4, PCIe Gen 5.0 lanes, and M.2 PCIe Gen 4. Add to that their flagship networking options, with the latest Intel WiFi 6E, as well as Aquantia 10 GbE LAN.

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GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS XTREME – iXBT

So, before us is the Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Xtreme motherboard , the suffix of which Xtreme already indicates that this is the highest product based on Intel Z690 (only a complete analog can be more expensive, but complete with a water block for use with a custom liquid cooling system). Usually motherboards of this level come with a rich set of peripherals and a luxurious bundle.

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GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS XTREME – Tech Critter

At first glance, we can see that the Z690 AORUS Xtreme gets a total makeover for the box design with an even fancier looking AORUS Eagle than the Z590 AORUS Xtreme and we can clearly see that they’re pushing hard on the PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 support on the Z690 chipset board. Information at the back of the box is still presented in a similar layout except that it’s now with the new features for the Z690 AORUS Xtreme.

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GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS XTREME – HKEPC

With the release of the NDA of Intel Alder Lake’s 12th generation Core to processor and Z690 chipset, GIGABYTEZ690AORUS XTREME flagship motherboard is also on the scene!! Inherited from the ARORUS XTREME series motherboard’s consistent luxury-grade VRM design, equipped with straight-out 21-phase 105A ultra-luxury power module, while the full board provides an extremely complete cooling solution, from the VRM, chipset and M.2 SSD parts are all covered by the weight of the metal Heatsink, plus up to DDR5-5600 plus memory overclocking capacity, absolutely qualified to ask Z690 board throne.

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