Asus TUF Gaming Z690-Plus D4 12th Gen ATX Motherboard
The Asus TUF Gaming Z690-Plus D4 Motherboard features Intel LGA 1700 socket Ready for 12th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron Processors. Asus Prime series motherboards are expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of 12th Generation Intel processors. It comes with an enhanced power solution. 14+1 DrMOS, six-layer PCB, ProCool sockets, alloy chokes, and durable capacitors for stable power delivery. It features an enlarged VRM heatsink, PCH fanless heatsink, M.2 heatsinks, hybrid fan headers, and Fan Xpert 4 utility in Armoury Crate. The Asus TUF Gaming Z690-Plus D4 is supported with PCIe 5.0, USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C, front USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, and Thunderbolt 4 header support. Asus 5-Way Optimization makes your PC smart. Along with taking care of complex tuning and dynamically optimizing essential aspects of your system, it provides overclocking profiles that are tailored for your rig. Two M.2 heatsinks take care of the three M.2 slots, warding off throttling that can occur with M.2 storage during sustained transfers. Asus TUF Gaming Z690-Plus D4 offers a total of four M.2 slots that support data-transfer speeds of up to 64 Gbps via PCIe 4.0, enabling quicker boot-up and app load times with OS or application drives. The Asus TUF Gaming Z690-Plus D4 comes with 3 years of 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 with 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 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).