MSI MPG Z690 Carbon EK X WiFi INTEL 12TH GENERATION Z690 ATX LGA 1700 Socket DDR5 RAM and PCIE 5 Support Gaming Motherboard
- Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Celeron® processors for LGA 1700 socket
- Supports DDR5 Memory, up to 6666+(OC) MHz
- CPU + VRM + M.2 Water Cooling: A custom-designed EK monoblock with build-in inflow indicator that offers pristine cooling for both the CPU, VRM and primary M.2 section
- Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 5.0 slots, Lightning Gen 4 x4 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2×2
- Enhanced Power Design: Direct 18+1+1 phases power, dual 8-pin CPU power connectors, Core Boost, Memory Boost
- M.2 Shield Frozr: All M.2 slots covered with Shield Frozr to built for high performance system and non-stop gaming experience
- MYSTIC LIGHT: 16.8 million colors / fancy lighting effects controlled in one click. MYSTIC LIGHT SYNC supports RGB, RAINBOW(ARGB), Corsair LED strips and Ambient devices.
- 2.5G LAN with LAN Manager and Intel Wi-Fi 6E Solution: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
- AUDIO BOOST 5: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
- High Quality PCB: 8-layer PCB made by 2oz thickened copper and server grade level material
- Pre-installed I/O Shield: Better EMI protection and more convenience for installation of MSI MPG Z690 Carbon EK X WiFi
PREMIUM HARDWARE DESIGN
With year of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards.
Our R&D and engineering terms have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed product s for reliability even under extreme conditions.
EK CUSTOM-DESIGNED CPU + VRM WATER COOLING
MSI MPG Z690 Carbon EK X WiFi sustains the high performing for 12th gen Intel core processors, a custom-designed EK cooling solution that offers pristine cooling for both the CPU, VRM and primary M.2 section is used to prevent thermal throttling, allowing gamers to sustain heavy gaming loadings without the noisy environment.
It’s ready for everything!
M.2 SHIELD FROZR
World’s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance.
FROZR AI COOLING
Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE.
FULLY CONTROLLABLE IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE
MSI MPG Z690 Carbon EK X WiFi motherboard let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface.
You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market.
A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 3 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
High performance MSI MPG Z690 Carbon EK X WiFi motherboard is loaded with advanced features and the latest technology to overwhelm any challenge at hand no matter whether you’re a gamer, prosumer, or PC enthusiast.
LATEST DDR5 MEMORY
A huge step of DDR performance enhancement with the latest DDR5 memory. Combines with dedicated SMT welding process and MSI Memory Boost technology, MSI MPG Z690 Carbon EK X WiFi is ready to deliver the world class memory performance.
MSI motherboards are build with a variety of connectors to satisfy gamers. Enhanced audio, advanced LAN networking capabilities, USB and Mystic Light turn any gaming experience into an immerse one.
HIGH-BANDWIDTH AND LOW-LATENCY NETWORK
2.5Gbps LAN provides incredible data transfer speed faster than general Gigabit LAN. MSI MPG Z690 Carbon EK X WiFi is a premium solution for demanding users.
SURFACING WITH THE REAL MU-MIMO TECHNOLOGY
The latest Wi-Fi 6E solution in MSI MPG Z690 Carbon EK X WiFi supports 6GHz spectrum, Bluetooth 5.2, two-way MU-MIMO and BSS color technology, provide up to 4X network capacity and efficiency in the high signal density environment, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps.
OPTIMIZE ONLINE GAMING TRAFFIC FOR LOWER LATENCY!
MSI LAN Manager in MSI MPG Z690 Carbon EK X WiFi automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.
|CPU (MAX SUPPORT)
|Intel® Z690 Chipset
|MAX MEMORY (GB)
|1x Intel® I225V 2.5Gbps LAN controller
|WIFI & BLUETOOTH
|Intel® Wi-Fi 6E module
|USB 3.2 PORTS (FRONT)
|1(Gen 2, Type C), 2(Gen 1, Type A)
|USB 3.2 PORTS (REAR)
|1(Gen 2×2, Type C), 5(Gen 2, Type A)
|USB 2.0 PORTS (FRONT)
|USB 2.0 PORTS (REAR)
|12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
|AUDIO PORTS (REAR)
|5+ Optical S/PDIF (Realtek® ALC4080 Codec)
|Support for Windows® 11 64-bit, Windows® 10 64-bit