Take advantage of custom water-cooling loops with the MPG Z690 Carbon EK X LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard from MSI. Designed in partnership with EK, this motherboard uses a specialized thermal block that is focused on providing enhanced cooling capabilities for advanced builders without compromising overall system performance. Built on the Z590 chipset while utilizing the LGA 1700 socket, this motherboard allows users to leverage the power of Intel 12th Gen processors.
Quickly access your digital library with six SATA III ports and five M.2 interfaces. Experience enhanced multitasking with four dual-channel DDR5 slots giving you support for memory modules with speeds up to 6666 MHz overlocked. Two PCIe 5.0 x16 slots are available for resource-hungry components such as graphics cards, with support for two compatible graphics cards via AMD CrossFireX. Utility cards can be connected to the additional PCIe 3.0 slot. Connect your external drives and other demanding peripherals with USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2 Type-A ports. A Single USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C port provides up to 20 Gb/s data transfer speeds, ideal for high-powered devices such as mass storage arrays. Bluetooth 5.2 technology enables you to connect wireless devices such as controllers and headphones for a cable-free experience. Connect to a network with the onboard Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) or use the Intel 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port for a more stable wired experience. This motherboard is only compatible with Windows 10 & 11 (64-Bit) operating systems.