ASRock Z690 Steel Legend 12th Gen ATX Motherboard
The ASRock Z690 Steel Legend Motherboard supports 12th Gen Intel Core Processors (LGA1700). It features 13 Phase Dr.MOS Power Design and it supports DDR4 5000MHz (OC) RAM. It offers a max capacity of system memory up to 128GB. It supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0. It is ready to unleash the full potential of future high-end graphic cards. It has a blazing fast data transfer interface with a reversible USB Type-C design that fits the connector either way. USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C delivers up to 20 Gbps data transfer rate which is 2x as fast as the previous generation.
PCIe 5.0 and High-Speed M.2 Solution
The ASRock Z690 Steel Legend motherboard supports the lighting speed of the latest PCIe 5.0 standard. The latest PCI Express 5.0 is capable to perform a breathtaking bandwidth of 128GBps. It is capable of accommodating multiple M.2 storage devices, one of which can support PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD, it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to the previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning-fast data transferring experience. It has 4 SATA3, 2 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4), 1 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4 & SATA3).
The ASRock Z690 Steel Legend is featured with Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output, or even HDMI. It is also equipped with Realtek ALC897 7.1 CH HD Audio Codec.
Polychrome RGB Sync-certified
ASRock Z690 Steel Legend is equipped with onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that allow the motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices such as strip, CPU fans, coolers, chassis, and so on.
The ASRock Z690 Steel Legend Motherboard has 03 years warranty.
Intel 12th Gen Core i7-12700K Alder Lake Processor
The latest Intel Core i7-12700K processor comes with 8 Golden Cove cores but cut down the Gracemont cores to 4. This featured 12 cores (8+4) and 20 threads (16+4). The P-cores (Golden Cove) will operate at a base frequency of 3.6 GHz and a maximum boost frequency of up to 5.0 GHz with 1-2 active cores and 4.7 GHz with all-cores active while the E-cores (Gracemont) will operate at 3.8 GHz across 1-4 cores & up to 3.6 GHz when all cores are loaded. The i7-12700K Alder Lake Processor will feature 25 MB of L3 cache and TDP values are maintained at 125W (PL1) and 228W (PL2).
Core Benefits of the Processor
the Intel Core i7-12700K Alder Lake CPU will feature both DDR5 and DDR4 memory controllers and 600-series motherboards will also come with DDR5/DDR4 specific options. High-end motherboards will retain DDR5 while the more mainstream offerings will open up DDR4 support too. The Intel Alder Lake CPU lineup is expected to launch in November along with the respective Z690 platform and DDR5 memory kits. This 12th Gen Core i7 comes with Mobo Socket LGA 1700, 64 Bit Width, 2 Memory Channels with Maximum memory of 256GB capacity, it has thermal design power (TDP) rating of 125W. This Core i7 12th Gen processor has few expansion options.
Advanced Facilities from Core i7-12700k
The Core i7-12700K comes with two more early benchmark appearances. For reference, the Core i7-12700K is a 12-core processor with 8 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores. The processor is believed to have a 5.0 GHz boost clock too.
Intel will announce its Alder Lake-S desktop processor family next week, with an official launch shortly after on November 4th, According to previous reports. The Latest Intel 12th Gen i7-12700K comes with 03 years warranty (No Warranty for Fan or Cooler).