GIGABYTE Z690 UD
Unparalleled Performance with GIGABYTE Z690 UD With technology advancing so quickly, GIGABYTE continues to keep pace with the latest trends and provide our customers with advanced features and the latest technology. GIAGBYTE Z690 series motherboards come with an updated power solution, the latest storage standards and great connectivity for enhanced gaming performance.
Features of the motherboard GIGABYTE Z690 UD
Intel® Z690 motherboard with 16+1+2 VRM direct design, DDR5 memory, PCIe 5.0 design, Ultra-high performance VRM heatsinks, 3 x PCIe 4.0 M.2 with thermal protection, 2.5GbE LAN, Rear USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C®, Q-Flash Plus
Supports 12th generation Intel® Core™ processors
Dual channel DDR5 non-ECC, DDR5 4 DIMMs
DDR5 memory design
Direct design 16+1+2 digital VRM with 60A power stage* and tantalum polymer capacitor
Ultra Performance VRM . Heatsinks
2.5G LAN with Bandwidth Management
3 x NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 Ultra-Speed Slots with Thermal Guards
SuperSpeed USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 TYPE-C® delivers transfer speeds of up to 20 Gbit/s
RGB FUSION 2.0 software supports addressable LED and RGB LED strips
Smart Fan 6 features multiple temperature sensors, and hybrid fan connections with FAN STOP
Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS Without Installing CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
The maximum current capacity of the power phase depends on the VCORE phase.
XTREME Memory with GIGABYTE Z690 UD
GIGABYTE Z690 motherboards feature the latest DDR5 architecture and XMP 3.0 capabilities. New DDR5 memory technology delivers 50% more bandwidth to the platform and dramatically increases system performance by implementing Unlocked Native DDR5 Voltage, Xtreme memory routing, and a reliable SMD slot. In addition to hardware upgrades, an intuitive user interface provides full overclocking functionality with exclusive DDR5 tuning capability.
Advanced Thermal Solutions with GIGABYTE Z690 UD
The Z690 UD utilizes a high-performance encapsulated thermal design with high-coverage MOSFET heatsinks and a thick thermal pad, providing the ultimate MOSFET cooling performance for enthusiasts, speediers and gamers.
Next-generation connectivity with GIGABYTE Z690 UD
GIGABYTE Z690 series motherboards let you enjoy ultimate connectivity flexibility and lightning-fast data transfer with next-generation networking and storage.
Ultra durable with GIGABYTE Z690 UD
GIGABYTE’s Ultra Durable technology stands out for the durability of its products and high-quality manufacturing process. GIGABYTE motherboards use the finest components and strengthen each slot to make each one solid and durable.
With its built-in intuitive user interface, RGB Fusion 2.0 offers you a better solution for customizing lighting effects across all supported devices. From motherboards and graphics cards to peripheral products, you can customize your gaming machine with your own style and show off your hardware by sharing profiles. In addition, the new Game Mode makes lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.
BIOS Update with GIGABYTE Z690 UD
BIOS is necessary for users during the initial setup to allow for optimal settings. With a new graphic user interface and easier-to-use functionality, GIGABYTE has been able to reinvent the BIOS to give users a better experience while setting up their new system. * Pictures are for reference only. Product features may vary by model.
EasyTune™ with GIGABYTE Z690 UD
EasyTune™ from GIGABYTE is a simple and easy to use interface that allows users to adjust system settings or adjust system clocks, memory and voltage in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving you extra performance when you need it most.
System Information Viewer with GIGABYTE Z690 UD
The Gigabyte System Information Viewer is a central location that allows you to access the current system status. Monitor components such as clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures rise dramatically or log your system’s behavior; These are the capabilities of the System Information Viewer.
The first on-board 2.5G LAN user
2X FASTER THAN EVER
2.5G LAN adoption provides network connectivity of up to 2.5Gb, with transfer speeds at least twice as fast as public 1GbE networks, ideally designed for gamers with the ultimate online gaming experience.
Support Multi-Gig (10/100/1000/2500Mbps) RJ-45 Ethernet
Connecting the receiver – USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C® with GIGABYTE Z690 UD
It features a USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 design that doubles the performance over the previous generation USB 3.2 Gen 2. It operates at data transfer speeds of up to 20Gbps while connected to USB 3.2 compatible peripherals. With a USB Type-C® connector, users can enjoy the flexibility of a reverse connection to quickly access and store massive amounts of data.
GIGABYTE Z690 UD sophisticated Advanced Audio Capacitors
GIGABYTE motherboards use advanced audio capacitors. These high quality capacitors help deliver high fidelity and high fidelity sound to provide the most realistic sound effects for gamers.
Acoustic noise cancellation feature
GIGABYTE motherboards feature Acoustic Noise Protection that essentially separates the board’s sensitive analog audio components from potential noise pollution at the PCB level.
2X GIGABYTE Z690 UD Large Desktop
Up to 2X more surface area compared to traditional heatsinks. Improves heat dissipation of micro-transistors.
Real one-piece construction
TMOS is a true one-piece heatsink. Its one-piece design and larger surface greatly improve cooling performance over competitors’ multi-piece design.
TMOS features multiple channels and inlets on the heatsink. This design allows airflow to circulate resulting in a significant improvement in heat transfer performance.
M.2 Thermal Protector with GIGABYTE Z690 UD
GIGABYTE Ultra Efficient M.2 Thermal Protection
With durability in mind, GIGABYTE offers a thermal solution for M.2 SSDs. M.2 Heat Shield prevents throttling and throttling from high-speed M.2 SSDs as it helps dissipate heat before it becomes a problem.
Thermal suffocation with high temperature
3% cooler by execution than GIGABYTE Z690 UD
2X Copper PCB design
By adopting 2X copper on the inner layer of the PCB, it lowers the temperature of the components by at least 3% by converting the PCB into a copper heatsink of the PCB size to effectively dissipate the heat from the components, due to the high thermal conductivity and low resistance.
Smart Fan 6 has many unique cooling features that ensure that your gaming PC maintains its performance while staying cool and quiet. Multiple fan connectors can support a PWM/DC fan and pump, and users can easily select each fan curve based on different temperature sensors across the board via an intuitive user interface.
Heads and sensors
6 PWM / DC fan headers
6 internal temperature sensors
Cooling Features of GIGABYTE Z690 UD
High current support
All fan headers support PWM and DC fan and water cooling pump, and up to 24W (12V x 2A) with overcurrent protection
Up to 6-point temperature/fan speed control for precise fan curve
double curve mode
Incline/Double stair mode for different user scenario
The fan can stop completely under the users set temperature
DDR5 XMP support up to 6000MHz and later from GIGABYTE Z690 UD
AORUS offers a tried and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 6000MHz and beyond. All users need to achieve this performance is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is enabled and enabled on their AORUS motherboard.
GIGABYTE’s exclusive circuit design enables native DDR5 voltage control
• Converts the original DDR5 memory module to DDR5 overclocked memory
• Increases the performance and overclocking capacity of DDR5 memory
• Supports all PMIC vendors to achieve maximum compatibility
Memory overclocking capabilities will vary based on users’ hardware configuration
GIGABYTE Z690 UD . SSD Router
All memory paths under the PCB are shielded with a large ground layer to protect against external interference.
GIGABYTE Z690 motherboards are ready to work with upcoming PCIe 5.0 devices, which are expected to experience double the bandwidth compared to current PCIe 4.0 devices. To reach high speed and maintain good signal integrity, GIGABYTE R&D uses low-impedance printed circuit board to provide maximum performance.
Hybrid cores optimized from GIGABYTE Z690 UD
With the new Intel Hybrid Technology, GIGABYTE exclusively creates a new “CPU Upgrade” in BIOS profiles to meet different user scenarios by adjusting the activation and voltage policy for P-Core and E-Core.
GIGABYTE Z690 UD motherboard specifications
LGA1700 socket: Support for 12th Generation Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors*
L3 cache varies with CPU
Please refer to “CPU Support List” for more information.
Intel® Z690 Express Chipset
Support for DDR5 6000(O.C.) / 5800(O.C.) / 5600(O.C.) / 5400(O.C.) / 5200(O.C.) / 4800 / 4000 MHz memory modules
4 x DDR DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Go to GIGABYTE’s website for the latest supported memory speeds and memory modules.)
- Onboard Graphics
Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2160@60 Hz
Support for HDMI 2.1 version and HDCP 2.3.
Support native HDMI 2.1 TMDS compatible ports.
1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2304@60 Hz
Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version and HDCP 2.3
(Graphics specifications may vary depending on CPU support.)
Realtek® Audio CODEC
High Definition Audio
To configure 7.1-channel audio, you need to open the audio software and select Device advanced settings > Playback Device to change the default setting first. Please visit GIGABYTE’s website for details on configuring the audio software.
Support for S/PDIF Out
Realtek® 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/100 Mbps)
- Expansion Slots
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
(The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 5.0 standard.)
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x1 (PCIEX1_4)
2 x PCI Express x1 slots
(The PCIEX4 and PCIEX1 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
- Multi-Graphics Technology
Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
- Storage Interface
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_CPU)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_SB)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2Q_SB)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
System acceleration with Intel® Optane™ Memory can only be enabled on the M.2 connectors supported by the Chipset.
1 x USB Type-C® port on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 support
1 x USB Type-C® port with USB 3.2 Gen 1 support, available through the internal USB header
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
- Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x CPU fan header
1 x water cooling CPU fan header
3 x system fan headers
1 x system fan/water cooling pump header
2 x addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
3 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x S/PDIF Out header
1 x USB Type-C® header, with USB 3.2 Gen 1 support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1 x serial port header
2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors
1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only)
1 x reset button
1 x reset jumper
1 x Q-Flash Plus button
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
All fan headers are subject to support AIO_Pump, Pump and high performance fan with the capability of delivering up to 2A/12V @ 24W.
- Back Panel Connectors
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI port
1 x USB Type-C® port, with USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x RJ-45 port
3 x audio jacks
- I/O Controller
iTE® I/O Controller Chip
- H/W Monitoring
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control
Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
1 x 256 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
- Unique Features
Support for APP Center
Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
System Information Viewer
Support for Q-Flash Plus
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Xpress Install
- Bundled Software
Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
Realtek® Gaming LAN Bandwidth Control Utility
- Operating System
Support for Windows 11 64-bit
Support for Windows 10 64-bit
- Form Factor
ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
GIGABYTE Z690 UD motherboard price in Egypt
The global price of the GIGABYTE Z690 UD motherboard ranges in the range of 290 dollars or its equivalent in local currency
The price of the GIGABYTE Z690 UD motherboard in Egypt is currently in the middle economic category, which is suitable for most students, employees, companies and professional players