GIGABYTE AORUS Z690 Gaming Motherboards


More Power. More Stability.

Unprecedented Gaming Performance

25% More FPS
7% More FPS
40% More FPS
17% More FPS

The combination of AORUS Z690 and Intel 12th-gen CPU has brought a revolutionary leap in gaming performance. Compared to the previous generation platform, FPS (frames per second) soars up to 40%, delivering a performance boost equivalent to that of a graphics card upgrade.

Rule supreme with
AORUS Z690 Gaming Motherboards

AORUS Z690 Gaming Motherboards

The new king of gaming continues the legendary AORUS bloodline with the most robust power delivery, dominant thermal design, and complete memory overclocking technology to crown your PC with the best Alder Lake performance in all its gaming glory.

The entire AORUS Z690 lineup features
16+ Phases Of Direct Power.

The flagship Z690 AORUS XTREME tops the competition with a state-of-the-art 20+1+2 phase power design, capable of fulfilling the power demand required by the 12th-gen i9-12900K under the most extreme conditions such as premium gaming, content creation, or extreme overclocking.

Extreme Power to the Core.
All Direct Power Design.

Superior power efficiency.
Lower VRM temperatures.
Unleash the full potential of 12th-gen processors.

DDR5 Overclocking Made Easy.
Boost your DDR5 Memory in Just a Click.

DDR5 Auto Booster

The easiest way to overclock your DDR5.

4800 MHz boost to 5000 MHz

Xtreme Cool and Stable.
VRM < 65°C Under Full Loads

Not just the hunger for power from processor, but heat from the VRM could become serious punishment to the motherboard as well. Since 2019, AORUS had led the industry with exclusive thermal fins module for heat dissipation on the VRM, which promises overkill thermal capability. AORUS did not stop there but also upgraded the VRM thermals with Thermal Guard III, which guarantees VRM temperature < 65°C under full loads and guarantees more stable platform for premium gaming, content creation or even extreme overclocking!

Say Never To SSD Throttling.
Enjoy Lightning-Fast Data Transfer.

To prevent throttling and bottlenecks due to overheating on high-speed M.2 SSDs during sustained data transfers, AORUS Z690s come with large thermal guards and guarantee no throttling to all SSDs in the market. With the AORUS Z690s, users could fully embrace the lightning-fast data access without compromise!

All PCIe 5.0 Ready.
The Future is Now.

Faster Storage & Graphics Interface.
2X the Bandwidth when Data Transferring.

The entire AORUS Z690 lineup is PCIe 5.0 ready. The PCIe 5.0 features 2X more bandwidth compared to PCIe 4.0 and has become the new standard for next-gen graphic cards or storage. With the Z690 AORUS motherboards, the future is right now!


Choose a motherboard that is perfect for you.

Z690 Full Specs


Crafted for hardware enthusiasts and gamers seeking ultimate performance.

  1. Power Phase
  2. Power Per Phase
  3. VRM Thermal
  4. Memory
  5. M.2 Slot
  6. Size
  1. Full Watercooled Board
  2. 20+1+2
  3. 105A
  4. All-In-One Waterblock
  5. DDR5
  6. 4
  7. E-ATX


                              Built with game-ready features and ultra-durable components suited for mainstream gamers.

                              1. Power Phase
                              2. Power Per Phase
                              3. VRM Thermal
                              4. Memory
                              5. M.2 Slot
                              6. Size
                              1. Meet The Value & Performance
                              2. 16+1+2
                              3. 60A
                              4. Full-Covered MOS Heatsink
                              5. DDR5
                              6. 4
                              7. ATX


                                          Made for content creators and professionals.

                                          1. Power Phase
                                          2. Power Per Phase
                                          3. Memory
                                          4. M.2 Slot
                                          5. Size
                                          6. Exclusive
                                          1. Built For Content Creator
                                          2. 16+1+2
                                          3. 90A
                                          4. DDR5
                                          5. 4
                                          6. E-ATX
                                          7. VisionLINK TB
                                              AERO Family

                                              GIGABYTE Creator Motherboard - AERO

                                              AERO Series motherboards are a fresh approach to creators that evolve with optimized features for content creation. To deliver reliable computing performance, impressive connectivity, expandable graphics, and ultra-fast storage for creators to deal with heavy design workloads like 3D rendering and feature-length video production.

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