MEG Z690I UNIFY 12th Generation Intel M-ITX Motherboard from MSI
INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCE IN A SMALLER FORM
Take a step into the future. MSI have returned with the MEG Z690 series motherboards; here to support the very latest 12th Generation Intel processors; boasting the brand new Intel 1700 LGA. The MSI Z690I Unify is perfect for those who are looking for unparalleled performance but limited on space. The Z690I Unify is filled with premium tech and bolstered with an arsenal of top-shelf modern features like; the very latest 5th generation PCI-e solution, DDR5 memory support, huge storage options with 3x m.2 slots (2x PCIe Gen4x4, 1x PCIe Gen3x4), lightning 20G USB connectivity, Audio/Core & DDR5 Memory boosts, an outstanding thermal solution with Aluminium coverings, VRM heatpipes, premium thermal-pads and quality M.2 cooling, plus Wi-Fi 6E support delivering speeds of up to 2400 Mbps, 2.5G LAN, advanced surface mount technology and a fully comprehensive rear I/O. The Z690I Unify combines all of these features with incredible durability and stunning aesthetics to squeeze every ounce of performance from your new CPU. Heed the call of the next-generation with MSI.
12th Generation Intel
Special Features of the Z690I Unify
An aggressive digital VRM power design with direct digital power, 105A Smart Power Stage and titanium choke III to make sure your system runs smoothly even under the most extreme conditions.
12 layer PCB with the use of server grade material and 2oz thickened copper provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability with no compromise.
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
The advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) welding process reduces the defect rate of slot solder joints and electromagnetic interference, delivering the clean and pure signal necessary for upper-tier performance.
Next Generation Connectivity with MSI
Onboard 2.5G LAN with LAN manager delivers the best online experience without lag.
FRONT USB 20G
Lightning USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port offers 20Gbps transmission speed, 4X faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1.
A huge step forwards in DDR performance enhancement with the latest DDR5 memory and MSI Memory Boost technology.
ALL-NEW PCI-E 5.0
The latest Gen 5 PCI-E slots with up to 128GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed.
INTEL WI-FI 6E
The latest wireless solution supports MU-MIMO and BSS color technology, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps.
TRIPLE M.2 CONNECTORS
Onboard 3x M.2 connectors with dual PCIe 4.0 solution, strengthened by M.2 Shield Frozr.
Premium Thermal Solution
PREMIUM THERMAL DESIGN
Fully aluminum IO cover and extended heatsink design help to maximise the surface of heat dissipation.
M.2 SHIELD FROZR
onboard M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
FULL ALUMINIUM BACKPLATE
The aluminium baseplate cools down your Mosfets with dedicated thermal pad.
Connecting two MOS heatsinks to further enlarge the surface area of heat dissipation.
The Latest Technologies
WELCOME DDR5 MEMORY
A huge step forwards for DDR performance enhancement with the latest DDR5 memory. Combined with a dedicated SMT welding process and MSI Memory Boost technology, MEG Z690I Unify is ready to deliver world class performance.
Unmatched Memory Performance
THE PUREST MEMORY SIGNAL
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. Optimised traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing.
The Next Generation
LIGHTNING GEN 5 PCI-E
MSI Lightning Gen 5 PCI-E takes the theoretical bandwidth of a x16 interface to whopping 128GB/s, which is double of the speed of the previous generation. The advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) PCI-E slot reduces any interference and electrical noise, fully supporting the higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds of PCI-E 5.0 signal.
Incredible Storage Solutions
QUINTUPLE M.2 WITH DOUBLE SIDE M.2 SHIELD FROZR
Incredible onboard quintuple M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance with Lightning Gen 4 solution. whilst M.2 Shield Frozr design keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, allowing them to run faster.
Take Your Network To The Next Level
WI-FI 6E & BLUETOOTH
Use your LAN port for online gaming while using Wi-Fi for other online applications. The Wi-Fi 6E adopts latest OFDMA, two-way MU-MIMO technologies and 6GHz band, delivering wireless transmission speeds up to 2.4Gbps.
Amp’ Up Your Audio Experience
HIGH QUALITY CAPACITORS
DEDICATED HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER
MSI AUDIO BOOST 5
Like a dedicated sound card, Audio Boost 5 offers a HD audio processor, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy. Powered by an ALC 4080 audio processor, this motherboards supports 120dB SNR, 32-bit/384kHz and DSD Super Audio CD playback & recording.
HIGH QUALITY AUDIO JACKS
ALC 4080 AUDIO PROCESSOR
Edition MEG Z690I UNIFY
Form Factor Mini-ITX
CPU Socket 1700
Chipset Intel Z690
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR5
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
Max. Memory Capacity 64GB (2x32GB)
Audio 8-Channel(7.1) HD Audio with Audio Boost
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 5.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support Not Supported
AMD CrossFire Support Not Supported
Integrated Graphics Requires Processor Graphics or Discrete GPU
On-Board Graphics Connectors
1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3x4
2 x M.2, 22-42/80/110, PCIe Gen4x4
1 x PCIe 5.0 x16
4 x SATA 6GB/s
SATA Support SATA3
RAID Support via SATA3 / M.2
Storage Mode Support
1 x 24-pin (Power)
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
1 x 4-pin System Fan Connector
1 x 8-pin (Power)
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
1 x Front Panel Audio Header
2 x M.2
4 x SATA III – 6Gb/s
2 x System panel connector
1 x TPM Header
1 x USB 2.0 Header
Network Interface Type
802.11ax WiFi LAN
Wired 2.5 Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000/2500)
1 x Intel® I225V (2.5GbE LAN)
1 x Intel®Wi-Fi 6E AX210 BT5.2
Rear I/O Connectors
1 x Clear CMOS Button
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
1 x HDMI 2.1
1 x Mic-In
2 x Mini DisplayPort
1 x RJ-45
2 x USB 2.0
4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
2 x USB 4 Type-C / PD / DP / TB4
2 x WiFi Antenna connectors
Water Cooled No
Cooling Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 170 x 170 mm
Scan Code LN121320
Model Number MEG Z690I UNIFY