Gigabyte Z690 UD AX DDR4
Gigabyte Z690 UD AX DDR4 Motherboard with 16*+1+2 Twin Hybrid Phases Digital Power Design, PCIe 5.0 Design, Ultra High Performance VRM Heatsinks, 3 x PCIe 4.0 M.2 with Thermal Guard, 2.5GbE LAN, WIFI6 802.11ax, Rear USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C® and Q-Flash Plus
Gigabyte Z690 UD AX DDR4 Features
With technology advancing so rapidly, 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 optimized power solution, latest storage standards and great connectivity to enable optimal gaming performance.
Advanced thermal solutions
Z690 UD AX DDR4 uses a high-performance shrouded thermal design with high-coverage MOSFET heatsinks and a thick thermal pad, providing ultimate MOSFET cooling performance for enthusiasts overclockers and gamers.
Next generation connectivity
GIGABYTE Z690 Series motherboards allow you to enjoy ultimate connectivity flexibility and ultra-fast data transfer speeds with next-generation networking and storage connectivity.
RGB FUSION 2.0.0 Update
Z690 motherboards feature RGB FUSION 2.0 technology to deliver impressive lighting options and custom settings with great aesthetics, capable of letting gamers build a stylish and unique gaming PC.
* Addressable LEDs are only available on select motherboards, external LED strips and addressable LED strips are not included in motherboard purchase.
GIGABYTE’s Ultra Durable technology stands out for its durable products and high-quality manufacturing process. GIGABYTE motherboards use the best components and harden every slot to make each one rugged and durable.
Gigabyte Z690 UD AX DDR4 specifications
LGA1700 socket: Support for 13th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors and 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 DDR4 5333(O.C.)/ DDR4 5133(O.C.)/DDR4 5000(O.C.)/4933(O.C.)/4800(O.C.)/ 4700(O.C.)/ 4600(O.C.)/ 4500(O.C.)/ 4400(O.C.)/ 4300(O.C.)/4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200 / 3000 / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MT/s 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
* You can change the functionality of an audio jack using the audio software. To configure 7.1-channel audio, access the audio software for audio settings.
Support for S/PDIF Out
Realtek® 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/100 Mbps)
- Wireless Communication module
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (For PCB rev. 1.0)
- Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (For PCB rev. 1.1/1.2)
WIFI a, b, g, n, ac, ax, supporting 2.4/5 GHz carrier frequency bands
Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (For PCB rev. 1.3/1.4)
WIFI a, b, g, n, ac, ax, supporting 2.4/5/6 GHz carrier frequency bands
Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
* Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
- 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.)
- 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
2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
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)
LAN bandwidth management software
- Operating System
Support for Windows 11 64-bit
Support for Windows 10 64-bit
- Form Factor
ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm