With the launch of the 12th Gen Intel Core processors, manufacturers have also rolled out the latest compatible motherboards and one of them is MSI. Like Asus, the MSI Z690 series motherboards will also support the latest PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 RAM.
The Supreme Playground - MEG Series
The MEG series has direct 19 VRM phases with 105A SPS, and features 5 onboard M.2 slots, including a maximum of 4 M.2 Gen 4x4 and 2 PCIe 5.0 x 16 slots. With a mystery-black surface decorated with 24K gold, it also supports dual 2.5 G LAN ports and dual front Type-C 20G.
The Trendy Playground - MPG Series
The MPG Z690 CARBON WIFI and the MPG Z690 FORCE WIFI come with two PCIe 5.0 x 16 slots and five onboard M.2 slots including four M.2 Gen4x4. Both have direct 18 VRM phases with 75A SPS. On the other hand, the MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI has direct 16 VRM phases with 75A SPS.
The Triumphant Playground - MAG Series
Consisting of the MAG Z690 TORPEDO and MAG Z690 TOMAHAWK WIFI, the MAG series' design is inspired by military structures. Both motherboards have 16 duet rail power system with 70A SPS, along with one PCIe 5.0 x 16 slot and three M.2 Gen4x4 slots.
The Brainy Playground - PRO Series
The PRO series uses a 14 duet rail power system and dual 8-pin CPU connectors. Both PRO Z690-A and PRO Z690-A WIFI are equipped with one PCIe 5.0 x 16 slot and four onboard M.2 slots.