The MSI MAG Z690 TORPEDO motherboard is a high-end motherboard designed for 12th generation Intel processors (Alder Lake series). It is based on the Intel Z690 chipset and uses the ATX form factor for installation in standard-sized cases.
The MSI MAG Z690 TORPEDO motherboard features four DDR5 RAM slots, offering a maximum capacity of 128 GB with memory speeds of up to 6400 MHz. It also features three PCI Express 5.0 x16 slots for graphics cards and other expansion cards, as well as two M.2 slots for NVMe SSDs.
Network connectivity is supported by an Intel I225-V Gigabit Ethernet controller and an AX210 Wi-Fi 6E module for high-speed wireless connection. The motherboard is also equipped with numerous USB ports, including USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 (20 Gb/s) ports, USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gb/s) ports, and USB 2.0 ports.
In terms of sound, the MSI MAG Z690 TORPEDO motherboard is equipped with a Realtek ALC4082 audio codec to provide superior sound quality with high dynamic range and high signal-to-noise ratio.
Finally, the MSI MAG Z690 TORPEDO motherboard is also equipped with several security features, such as reinforced connectors, overvoltage protection, short circuit protection, and dual-boot BIOS to ensure system stability and reliability.