The Asrock Phantom Gaming Z690 is a great starting point when getting into the 12th generation Intel CPUs.
9 Power Phase Design
The Asrock Phantom Gaming Z690 Motherboard features sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Therefore it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lower temperatures for gamers as well.
Compares to conventional DIP style PCIe slot, the SMT type PCIe slot improves signal flow and maximize stability under high speed, a key breakthrough to fully support the lighting speed of the latest PCIe 5.0 standard. The latest PCI Express 5.0 is capable to perform a breathtaking bandwidth of 128GBps, ready to unleash the full potential of future high end graphic cards.
Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.
High Speed M.2 Solution
This motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple M.2 storage devices, one of which can support PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD, it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.
This motherboard features onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB headers. Which allow the motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices. Such as strip, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and so on. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects