Biostar introduced the Z690A-Silver motherboard, built on the Intel Z690 chipset and designed for 12th generation Intel Core processors in the LGA 1700 version.
In the description of the ATX board, the manufacturer highlights the presence of a PCIe 5.0 x16 expansion slot. In addition, there is a PCIe 4.0 x16 slot operating in x4 mode, and two PCIe 3.0 x1 slots. The board has four slots for DDR4 DIMMs. The storage capacity can be up to 128 GB. Modules up to DDR4-5000+ (OC) are supported. This memory frequency is provided by the support of Intel XMP overclocking profiles.
As for connecting drives, use eight SATA 6 Gb / s ports and three M.2 slots. The PCIe 4.0 x4 interface is separated into two slots, and the third one has PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6 Gb / s.
The equipment also includes a 2.5GbE port on the Realtek RTL8125B controller, eight-channel (7.1) audio subsystem on the Realtek ALC1220 codec, two USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C ports, five USB 3.2 Gen2 ports, two USB 3.2 Gen1 ports and six USB 2.0 ports. In addition, there is one video output HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort and DVI-D.
The manufacturer does not give the price of the novelty.