Gigabyte Z690 Aero G DDR4 Motherboard Overview
Creativity Starts Here
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.
Go Further Without More Cables
GIGABYTE VisionLINK is an extension of your idea and creation. Transmitting data, video output, and power charging all through one USB Type-C® cable will simplify the user experience than ever. With seamless multitasking between your PC and devices, it lets you work like a pro.
Bring your tasks without lag.
A single memory slot of the Z690 motherboard can support up to 32GB. With populated 2 DIMMs per channel on GIGABYTE Z690 motherboards, the maximum memory capacity support is 128GB. You can experience faster performance and instant access without any lag.
Fast Speed. More Space.
This new model is equipped with four PCIe 4.0 M.2 sockets and it is capable to deliver superior bandwidth. Upgrade your storage configuration now to accelerate your workflow. PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD gives you 7X faster data transferring speeds compared to 2.5” SATA solid-state drives.
An effective cooling solution can prevent the risk of design work being interrupted by an unexpected system crash. GIGABYTE’s advanced thermal solutions provide a perfect balance of aesthetics and performance. A large heat sink design and Direct-Touch Heatpipe II ensure stability during creative sessions.
Gigabyte Z690 Aero G DDR4 Motherboard Key Features:
- Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Series Processors
- Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
- PCle 5.0 x16 slot design can be ready for PCle 5.0 GPU or NVMe storage
- Go further without more cables by VisionLINK I/O design
- Brings a speed network experience with Intel® 2.5GbE LAN
- WIFI6 2×2 802.11ax 2T2R & BT5 with new antenna for better signal
- No Hassle Connection with front USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C®
- 4 x Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 connectors with enlarged thermal guards
- Advanced thermal architecture design for the better thermal dissipation
- Smart Fan 6 features hybrid fan headers and numerous temperature sensors for fan mode configuration
- Q-Flash Plus Updates BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
Gigabyte Z690 Aero G DDR4 Specification
|CPU Socket Type||LGA 1700|
|CPU Type||Supports 12th Gen Intel Core / Pentium / Celeron Processors|
|Onboard Video Chipset||Supported only by CPU with integrated graphic|
|Number of Memory Slots||4×288pin|
|Memory Standard||DDR4 5333(OC) / DDR4 5133(OC) / DDR4 5000(OC) / 4933(OC) / 4800(OC) / 4700(OC) / 4600(OC) / 4500(OC) /
4400(OC) / 4300(OC) / 4266(OC) / 4133(OC) / 4000(OC) / 3866(OC) / 3800(OC) / 3733(OC) / 3666(OC) / 3600(OC) /
3466(OC) / 3400(OC) / 3333(OC) / 3300(OC) / 3200 / 3000 / 2933 / 2800 / 2666 / 2400 / 2133
|Maximum Memory Supported||128GB|
|Channel Supported||Dual Channel|
|PCI Express 5.0 x16||1 x PCI Express 5.0 x16
* For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
|PCI Express 3.0 x16||2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16, running at x4 (PCIEX4_1, PCIEX4_2)|
|SATA 6Gb/s||6 x SATA 6Gb/s|
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_CPU)Chipset:
2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_SB, M2Q_SB)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M_SB)
|Intel Optane Ready||Yes
* System acceleration with Intel Optane Memory can only be enabled on the M.2 connectors supported by the Chipset.
|Audio Chipset||Realtek ALC4080|
|Audio Channels||2-channel analog output
7.1-channel digital signals* Actual output of digital signals may vary depending on the playback content and software used, and an external DAC is required.
|Max LAN Speed||10/100/1000/2500Mbps|
|Wireless LAN||Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
|Back I/O Ports||1 x DisplayPort / 1 x HDMI / 1 x LAN (RJ45) / 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out / 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
Type-C / 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C / 2 x Antenna Bracket / 2 x Audio Jacks / 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 / 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A / 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
|Onboard USB||1 x USB Type-C header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
|Other Connectors||1 x CPU fan header
1 x water cooling CPU fan header
4 x system fan headers
2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
2 x addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x noise detection 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 serial port header
1 x Q-Flash Plus button
1 x reset button
1 x reset jumper
2 x temperature sensor headers
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
|Dimensions (W x L)||12.0″ x 9.6″|
|Power Pin||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire and 2-Way AMD CrossFire technologiesI/O Controller:
iTE I/O Controller Chip
Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.