MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY – Hardware-Inside

Today the MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY arrived at our editorial office shortly before the editorial deadline. MSI relies on the simple and completely dispenses with RGB lighting on the mainboard itself, which may sometimes be a welcome change for the end user. It starts with 12 phases and not only offers WIFI 6E and three M.2 slots, according to the manufacturer it also supports DDR5 6800 MHz+. In the following, we don’t want to deprive you of the numerous features, temperatures and possible overclocking potential of the CPU and RAM. MSI provided us with the test sample for our test.

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The Z690-I Unify comes equipped with all wireless and wired connections, for this it has a LAN connection thanks to the 2.5Gb Intel I225V chipset and Wi-Fi 6E/BT 5.2 with support for the 6 GHz band. We will also have great expansion capacity thanks to its USB and SATA III ports, so the expansion of space or connection of gadgets is quite high.

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MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY – Hardwareluxx

The main features of the MEG Z690I UNIFY include a powerful CPU power supply with 105 A converters, Thunderbolt 4 and of course the PEG slot with PCIe 5.0 support. In addition, there are a few M.2 interfaces, several SATA ports and, of course, a few USB sockets from the current generations. The two DDR5 UDIMM slots are located close to the LGA1700 socket and thus enable very high clock rates on paper. Up to 64 GB can be accommodated.

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MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY – Professional Review

ITX motherboards are coming with more complex design and detailed aesthetics, and this MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY is an example of the former. Until recently, ITX motherboards had 2 M.2 slots at most, and this model includes a total of 3. Without giving up an elegant and discreet aesthetic based on the black color that is very characteristic of the UNIFY series.

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MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY – Chiphell

Thanks to the good performance of the 12th-generation Intel Core processor, the demand for Z690 chipset motherboards has also increased, becoming one of the options for players to upgrade their hardware platforms in the near future. The MSI MEG Z690I Unify motherboard for evaluation this time belongs to MSI The MEG Unify series, the Mini-ITX motherboard, is positioned at the flagship level. The Unify series, as an “old acquaintance” in the evaluation on the site, will be different this time, let’s take a look at it next.

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