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MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY Motherboard, ITX, Intel Socket 1700, Z690 Chipset

CCL Code: MBD3183
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Manufacturer Code: MEG Z690I UNIFY
| Manufacturer: MSI

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Overview
MEG Z690I UNIFY
MEG Z690I UNIFY
OUTSTANDING COOLING SOLUTION
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY CORNERSTONE overview
Frozr Heatsink Design with Zero Frozr Technology
Frozr Heatsink Design with Zero Frozr Technology

The active cooling solution is ready to release the maximum performance.

Aluminum Cover with 7W/mK Thermal Pad
Aluminum Cover with 7W/mK Thermal Pad

Fully aluminum IO cover and extended heatsink design provide the maximum surface of heat dissipation.

Heat-pipe Design
Heat-pipe Design

Connecting two MOS heatsinks to enlarge the surface of heat dissipation.

Aluminum Backplate
Aluminum Backplate

The aluminum baseplate cools down your Mosfet with dedicated thermal pad.

M.2 Shield Frozr
M.2 Shield Frozr

Onboard M.2 thermal solution keep M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run cooler and faster.

MEG Z690I UNIFY
UNLIMITED CONNECTIVITY
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY LIGHTNING overview
2.5G LAN
2.5G LAN

Onboard 2.5G LAN with LAN manager deliver the best online experience without lag.

Latest Wi-Fi 6E Solution
Latest Wi-Fi 6E Solution

The latest wireless solution supports 6GHz spectrum, MU-MIMO and BSS color technology, delivering speeds up to 2400Mbps.

Dual Thunderbolt™ 4 ports
Dual Thunderbolt™ 4 ports

Brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support, Daisy-Chaining and Multi-Port Accessory Architecture.

Lightning GEN 5 PCI-E
Lightning GEN 5 PCI-E

MSI Lightning Gen 5 PCI-E represents the bandwidth of x16 interface to 128GB/s, which is double of the speed of the previous generation.

Latest DDR5 Memory
Latest DDR5 Memory

A huge step of DDR performance enhancement with the latest DDR5 memory and MSI Memory Boost technology.

Front Lightning USB 20G
Front Lightning USB 20G

Lightning USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port offers 20Gbps transmission speed, 4X faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1.

Triple M.2 Connectors
Triple M.2 Connectors

Onboard triple M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance with dual Lightning Gen 4 solution.

MEG Z690I UNIFY
stable cornerstone of your system
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY LIGHTNING overview
12-Layer PCB Design
12-Layer PCB Design

Server grade and multilayer printed circuit boards optimized the system stability, makes your system runs stable and cool.

PCIe Steel Armor
PCIe Steel Armor

Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.

Direct 10+1+1 Power Phases with 105A SPS
Direct 10+1+1 Power Phases with 105A SPS

Highest quality components with direct digital power, 105A Smart Power Stage and titanium choke III make sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.

Advanced SMT Process
Advanced SMT Process

The advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) welding process reduces the defect rate of slot solder joints, electromagnetic and interference, deliver the clean and pure signal.

MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY & MEG PROSPECT & MEG CORELIQUID S360 & MPG A850GF
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY DEDICATED FOR EXTREME DDR5 MEMORY OC
DEDICATED FOR EXTREME DDR5 MEMORY OC
The top-notch R&D design and exclusive 2 DIMM solution for an even clearer DDR5 memory signal to explore the boundaries of memory overclocking, deliver the world class memory performance.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY LIGHTNING GEN 5 PCI-E
LIGHTNING GEN 5 PCI-E
MSI Lightning Gen 5 PCI-E represents the bandwidth of a x16 interface to 128GB/s, which is double of the speed of the previous generation. The advanced SMT(Surface Mount Technology) PCI-E slot diminishes the interference and electrical noise, fully supporting higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds of PCI-E 5.0 signal.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY DIRECT 10+1+1 PHASES WITH 105A SMART POWER STAGE
DIRECT 10+1+1 PHASES WITH 105A SMART POWER STAGE
Unleash and sustain the maximum performance with a flagship VRM design built with a total of direct 10+1+1 digital power phases. Combining 105A Smart Power Stage and Core Boost technology, MEG Z690I UNIFY is ready for the challenge of high-end processors.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
MEG Z690I UNIFY features Frozr Heatsink, Aluminum Cover, VRM Heat-pipe, 7W/mK thermal pads, M.2 Shield Frozr and Aluminum Backplate to ensure the extreme performance with low temp.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY TRIPLE M.2 WITH M.2 SHIELD FROZR
TRIPLE M.2 WITH M.2 SHIELD FROZR
Incredible onboard triple M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance with Lightning Gen 4 solution. M.2 Shield Frozr design keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY ONBOARD THUNDERBOLT™ 4 PORTS
ONBOARD THUNDERBOLT™ 4 PORTS
Experience Thunderbolt 4 with unprecedented interface bandwidth speeds up to true 40Gbp and support for up to six daisy-chained devices. Additionally, Maximum 8K display support, Multi-Port Accessory Architecture and USB 4.0 compliant provide reliable connectivity and better user experience.
  • Maximum 8K display support
  • Daisy Chain support
  • Multi-Port Accessory Architecture
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY FRONT LIGHTNING USB 20G
FRONT LIGHTNING USB 20G
Featuring the Lighting USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, MEG Z690I UNIFY offers never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s transmission speed, 4X faster than USB 3.2 Gen 1. Available when connecting the front USB Type-C.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY PRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELD
PRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELD
Featuring the pre-installed IO shield, makes your installation process easier and safer. The patent-pending design protect your IO ports also prevent electrostatic discharge damage, makes your motherboard a strong gaming foundation.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY MAXIMIUM DATA TRANSFER WITH INTEL 2.5G LAN
MAXIMIUM DATA TRANSFER WITH INTEL 2.5G LAN
MEG Z690I UNIFY features high-bandwidth and low-latency Ethernet networks for demanding gamers and power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
MSI MEG X570S ACE MAX WI-FI 6E & BLUETOOTH
WI-FI 6E & BLUETOOTH
Use your LAN port for online gaming while using Wi-Fi for other online applications. The Wi-Fi 6E adopts latest OFDMA, two-way MU-MIMO technologies and 6GHz band, delivering wireless transmission speeds up to 2.4Gbps.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY AMPLIFY YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH AUDIO BOOST 5
AMPLIFY YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH AUDIO BOOST 5
Like a dedicated sound card, Audio Boost 5 offers a HD audio processor, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy. Powered by ALC 4080 audio processor, this motherboards supports 120dB SNR, 32-bit/384kHz and DSD Super Audio CD playback & recording.
MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY 8-LAYER SERVER GRADE PCB WITH 2OZ THICKENED COPPER
8-LAYER SERVER GRADE PCB WITH 2OZ THICKENED COPPER
An enhanced PCB design with multilayer server grade solution increases conductivity, improving heat dissipation and performance reliability especially during overclocking.
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Main Features

  • Supports 12th Gen Intel Core / Pentium Celeron processors for LGA 1700 socket
  • Supports DDR5 Memory, Dual Channel DDR5-6800+MHz(OC)
  • Dual Thunderbolt 4 ports: Thunderbolt USB-C at true 40 Gb/s speeds, 8K display support, Daisy-Chaining and Multi-Port Accessory Architecture provide reliable connectivity and better user experience.
  • Dedicated for Extreme OC: The top-notch R&D design and exclusive 2 DIMM solution for an even clearer DDR5 memory signal to explore the boundaries of memory overclocking, deliver the world class memory performance.
  • Extreme Power Design: Premium digital PWM, direct 10+1+1 phases with 105A Smart Power Stage and Titanium Choke III to unleash the true power of your processors.
  • Triple M.2 Connectors : Onboard triple M.2 connectors for the maximum storage performance with dual Lightning Gen 4 solution.
  • Outstanding Cooling Solution: Frozr Heatsink, VRM Heat-pipe, Aluminum Cover, M.2 Shield Frozr and Aluminum Backplate ensure the extreme performance with low temp.
  • 2.5G LAN with latest Wi-Fi 6E: Onboard 2.5G LAN with LAN manager and latest Wi-Fi 6E solution which supports 6GHz spectrum delivering the best online gaming experience.
  • 12 Layer Server Grade PCB Design: Provides higher performance and long-lasting system stability without any compromise.
  • Audio Boost 5: Isolated audio with a high quality ALC4080 audio processor & amp for the most immersive gaming experience.
Specifications

CPU

CPU Socket Socket 1700
CPU Brand Intel
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors 12th Gen Intel Core Processors, Pentium Gold and Celeron processors
64-bit Support Ye s
Socket LGA1700

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 2 x Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C)
2 x USB 3.1
4 x USB 3.0
DisplayPorts 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI 2.1
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Antenna Connector(s) 2 x Antenna

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors 4 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB-C 3.2 header (supports 1 port)
1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 ports)
1 x USB 2.0 header
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan header
1 x Water Pump fan header
1 x System fan header
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion header
TPM Header 1 x TPM header
Power Connector Port 1 x 24-pin ATX
1 x 8-pin EPS
Other Connectors 2 x M.2 slots, Key M, Type 2280 (PCIe Gen4)
1 x M.2 slot, Key M, Type 2280 (PCIe Gen3 or SATA)
1 x 3-pin ARGB LED header

Memory

Memory Bus Speed Up to 6800 MHz (OC)
Memory Type DDR5
Maximum RAM 64 GB
Memory Slot 2 x DIMM

Motherboard

Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Northbridge Z690
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA Supported Yes

Expansion

Number of PCI Express Slots 1 x PCI Express 5.0 x16 slot

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported Yes

Sound

Integrated Sound Realtek ALC4080

Warranty

Warranty 3 Years

Network

Integrated Network Intel I225V
Network Speeds Supported Up to 2.5 Gbps
Wireless LAN Yes (Wi-Fi 6E0
Wireless Network Speed Up to 2.4 Gbps
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 5.2

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 11 / 10 64-bit

System

Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
Drivers Yes

Physical

Form Factor Mini-ITX Motherboard
In The Box MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY Motherboard
USB Drive
Cleaning Brush
Wi-Fi Antenna
Case Badge
User Manual
Quick Installation Guide
MEG Stickers
Cable Stickers
Reward Program / Shout Out Flyer
Product Catalog
Registration Card
DP to Mini DP Cable
EZ Front Panel Cable
Rainbow RGB LED Extension Cable
2 x SATA Cables
M.2 Screws
Width 170 mm
Length 170 mm

Key Features

RGB Header Type 3-Pin ARGB
Addressable RGB Yes
Internal USB Type-C Header Yes
Firewire No
Wireless Network Yes
Memory Channel Dual
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 4 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 6 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support No
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection Yes
DisplayPort Connection Yes
Motherboard Form Factor ITX
Motherboard Power Connectors 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel Z690
Thunderbolt Yes
Motherboard Model MSI MEG Z690I UNIFY
WiFi Speed 2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control MSI Mystic Sync
Memory Speed 6800 MHz

Item Details

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code MEG Z690I UNIFY
EAN 4719072886523
Condition New
Warranty

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code MEG Z690I UNIFY
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