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ASRock Z690 Pro RS DDR4 Motherboard, Intel Socket 1700, 12th Gen, 1x PCIe 5.0 x16, 1x PCIe 4.0 x16, 1x PCIe 3.0 x16, 2x PCIe 3.0 x1, ATX, USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C, Dragon 2.5G LAN, HDMI, DisplayPort, ASRock Graphics Card Holder

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Supports 12th Gen Intel Core Processors (LGA1700)
13 Phase Dr.MOS Power Design
Supports DDR4 5000MHz (OC)
1 PCIe 5.0 x16, 1 PCIe 4.0 x16, 1 PCIe 3.0 x16, 2 PCIe 3.0 x1
1 M.2 Key-E for WiFi
Graphics Output Options: HDMI, DisplayPort
Realtek ALC897 7.1 CH HD Audio Codec, Nahimic Audio
8 SATA3
2 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4)
1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)
1 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Front Type-C
2 USB 3.2 Gen2 (Rear)
6 USB 3.2 Gen1 (2 Rear, 4 Front)
Dragon 2.5G LAN
ASRock Graphics Card Holder

Modern and futuristic, with the attractive specifications and perfect balance, the Race Sport (RS) Edition is the evolution of the most popular PRO series motherboard.

Its unique path takes aim at mainstream DIYers that drives an undeniable performance and trustable computing experience without a pricey upgrade.

RaceSport edition, your all-rounder motherboard that fulfills every task and light-loading gaming – with style and speed!

Optimized VRM Design
Dr.MOS is the integrated power stage solution which is optimized for synchronous buck-set down voltage applications! Compared to traditional discrete MOSFETs, it intelligently delivers higher current for each phase, thus providing improved thermal result and superior performance.

PCIe 5.0 + Surface-Mount Tech
Compares to conventional DIP style PCIe slot, the SMT type PCIe slot improves signal flow and maximize stability under high speed, a key breakthrough to fully support the lighting speed of the latest PCIe 5.0 standard.
The latest PCI Express 5.0 is capable to perform a breathtaking bandwidth of 128GBps, ready to unleash the full potential of future high end graphic cards.

Nahimic Audio
Whether you are using headphones, a headset, external or internal speakers, via USB, Wi-Fi, analog output or even HDMI, Nahimic Audio offers you the most engaging listening experience, vibrant and rich with details.

ASRock Graphics Card Holder
Install your heavy graphics card on the holder; connect it to your motherboard and chassis with screws. Flexibly slide up and down to perfectly adjust the height required for your graphics card in place.

POLYCHROME RGB
In addition to the built-in RGB illumination, it also features onboard RGB headers and an addressable RGB header that allow motherboard to be connected to compatible LED devices such as strip, CPU fans, coolers, chassis and so on. Users may also synchronize RGB LED devices across the Polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories to create their own unique lighting effects.

High Speed M.2 Solution
This motherboard is capable of accomadating multiple M.2 storage devices, one of which can support PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSD, it is capable of performing twice the speed compared to previous 3rd generation, giving a lightning fast data transferring experience.

Dragon 2.5 Gb/s LAN
The intelligent 2.5Gb/s LAN platform is built for maximum networking performance for the demanding requirements of home networking, content creators, online gamers and high-quality streaming media. Boost networking performance up to 2.5X the bandwidth compared to the standard gigabit Ethernet, you’ll enjoy the faster and uncompromised connectivity experience for gaming, file transfers and backups.

Front USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C
The latest USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C delivers up to 20 Gbps data transfer rate which is 2x as fast as previous generation, providing a blazing fast data transfer interface with reversible USB Type-C design that fits the connector either way.

BIOS Flashback
Get the most convenient BIOS flashing with just a simple click. Users can easily achieve the latest BIOS support with a USB and power supply, No CPU, RAM or other components required.

M.2 (KEY E) For WiFi
Besides the onboard LAN port, users may also choose 802.11ac wireless connections by M.2 (Key E) slot.
*Wi-Fi module is not included.

Specification

Unique Feature
ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2
- ASRock Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Header (20 Gb/s)
- ASRock USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A Port (10 Gb/s)
ASRock Super Alloy
- Premium Power Choke
- 50A Dr.MOS
- Sapphire Black PCB
- High Density Glass Fabric PCB
- 2oz Copper PCB
2.5G LAN
ASRock Steel Slot
ASRock Full Coverage M.2 Heatsink
ASRock Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4x4)
ASRock POST Status Checker (PSC)
ASRock Full Spike Protection (for all USB, Audio, LAN Ports)
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop

CPU
Supports 12th Gen Intel Core Processors (LGA1700)
Digi Power design
13 Power Phase design
Supports Intel Hybrid Technology
Supports Intel Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Technology

Chipset
Intel Z690

Memory
Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology
4 x DDR4 DIMM Slots
Supports DDR4 non-ECC, un-buffered memory up to 5000+(OC)
Supports ECC UDIMM memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Max. capacity of system memory: 128GB
Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 2.0

BIOS
128Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with multilingual GUI support
ACPI 6.0 Compliant wake up events
SMBIOS 2.7 Support
CPU Core/Cache, CPU GT, DRAM, VCCIN AUX, +1.05V PROC, +1.8V PROC, +0.82V PCH, +1.05V PCH Voltage Multi-adjustment

Graphics
Intel Xe Graphics Architecture (Gen 12)
Dual graphics output: support HDMI and DisplayPort 1.4 ports by independent display controllers
Supports HDMI 2.1 TMDS Compatible with max. resolution up to 4K x 2K (4096x2160) @ 60Hz
Supports DisplayPort 1.4 with DSC (compressed) max. resolution up to 8K (7680x4320) @ 60Hz / 5K (5120x3200) @ 120Hz
Supports HDCP 2.3 with HDMI 2.1 TMDS Compatible and DisplayPort 1.4 Ports

Audio
7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC897 Audio Codec)
Supports Surge Protection
Nahimic Audio

LAN
2.5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s
Dragon RTL8125BG
Supports Dragon 2.5G LAN Software
Smart Auto Adjust Bandwidth Control
Visual User Friendly UI
Visual Network Usage Statistics
Optimized Default Setting for Game, Browser, and Streaming Modes
User Customized Priority Control
Supports Wake-On-LAN
Supports Lightning/ESD Protection
Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
Supports PXE

Slots
3 x PCIe x16 Slots (PCIE2/PCIE3/PCIE5: single at Gen5x16 (PCIE2); dual at Gen5x16 (PCIE2) / Gen4x4 (PCIE3); triple at Gen5x16 (PCIE2) / Gen4x4 (PCIE3) / Gen3x4 (PCIE5))
2 x PCIe Gen3x1 Slots
Supports AMD CrossFire
1 x M.2 Socket (Key E), supports type 2230 WiFi/BT PCIe WiFi module and Intel CNVi (Integrated WiFi/BT)

Storage
8 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s Connectors
1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_1, Key M), supports type 2260/2280 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) mode
1 x Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_2, Key M), supports type 2260/2280 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s & PCIe Gen3x4 (32 Gb/s) modes
1 x Hyper M.2 Socket (M2_3, Key M), supports type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe Gen4x4 (64 Gb/s) mode

RAID
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 5 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

Connector
1 x SPI TPM Header
1 x Power LED and Speaker Header
1 x RGB LED Header
3 x Addressable LED Headers
1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)
1 x CPU/Water Pump Fan Connector (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
4 x Chassis/Water Pump Fan Connectors (4-pin) (Smart Fan Speed Control)
1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
1 x 8 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
1 x 4 pin 12V Power Connector (Hi-Density Power Connector)
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
1 x Thunderbolt AIC Connector (5-pin) (Supports ASRock Thunderbolt 4 AIC Card)
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (Support 4 USB 2.0 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Headers (Support 4 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports) (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x Front Panel Type C USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Header (20 Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)

Rear Panel I/O
3 x Antenna Mounting Points
1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
1 x HDMI Port
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
2 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Ports (10 Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
2 x USB 2.0 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
1 x BIOS Flashback Button
HD Audio Jacks: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone

Software and UEFI
Software
- ASRock Motherboard Utility (A-Tuning)
- ASRock Dragon 2.5G LAN Software
- ASRock Polychrome SYNC*
UEFI
- ASRock EZ Mode
- ASRock Full HD UEFI
- ASRock My Favorites in UEFI
- ASRock Instant Flash
- ASRock Internet Flash
- ASRock Easy RAID Installer

Support CD
Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version)

Accessories
Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield
2 x SATA Data Cables
4 x Screws for M.2 Sockets
1 x Standoff for M.2 Socket
1 x Graphics Card Holder

Hardware Monitor
Fan Tachometer: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Quiet Fan (Auto adjust chassis fan speed by CPU temperature): CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Fan Multi-Speed Control: CPU, CPU/Water Pump, Chassis/Water Pump Fans
Voltage monitoring: CPU Vcore, DRAM, VCCIN AUX, VCCSA, +1.05V PROC, +1.05V PCH, +0.82V PCH, +12V, +5V, +3.3V

Form Factor
ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 9.6-in, 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm
Solid Capacitor design
2oz Copper PCB

OS
Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit / 11 64-bit