Neowin News Feed for: Z690 Neowin News Feed for: Z690 en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 DDR5 is too expensive so ASUS makes a DDR5 to DDR4 adapter for Intel Alder Lake <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ASUS has made a new DDR5 to DDR4 adapter which can help fit DDR4 RAM onto a DDR5 motherboard. The device, although prototype, makes sense in the market right now as DDR5 kits are too expensive. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Thu, 30 Dec 2021 16:06:01 +0000 ASUS admits Z690 Maximus Hero boards had reversed capacitors, begins recall <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ASUS has confirmed that the reversed capacitor problem that was detected earlier is potentially causing the issues on its ROG Maximus Hero Z690 motherboards. The firm has initiated a recall program. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Thu, 30 Dec 2021 06:16:01 +0000 This silly mistake from ASUS could be burning up your brand new $600 Z690 board <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The $599.99 Maximus Hero Z690 motherboards could be going up in flames due to a silly error from ASUS&#039; manufacturing. Analysis shows that the board&#039;s capacitor is placed incorrectly, causing failure. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Wed, 29 Dec 2021 07:34:01 +0000 Buyer beware: At least some Alder Lake 600 series boards may be limited to just PCIe 4.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel&#039;s Alder Lake-S compatible 600 series motherboards may not all feature the new PCIe 5.0 technology according to a new report. The motherboard models seem to not indicate this difference clearly. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Wed, 10 Nov 2021 12:14:02 +0000 Core i9-12900K(F) on Z690 is smashing records left and right, but 8GHz OC seems far fetched <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ASRock has announced today that its overclocking (OC) records on Alder Lake-S using the Z690 AQUA OC board have been validated by HWBOT. Meanwhile, Gigabyte has denied that it faked its 8GHz CPU-Z OC. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Mon, 08 Nov 2021 15:18:01 +0000 DDR4 or DDR5, what's the difference and how to choose for your 12th gen Alder Lake PC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel launched its 12th gen Alder Lake-S desktop CPUs recently which are compatible with both DDR5 and DDR4 boards. In this article, we try to summarise what the pros and cons of each platform are. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Sun, 31 Oct 2021 14:30:01 +0000 Charlie Demerjian: Intel used unoptimized Windows 11 build to downplay AMD performance <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel at its Innovation event allegedly used an older Windows 11 build - which had issues on Ryzen - to showcase its performance advantages with Alder Lake-S, claims Charlie Demerjian. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Thu, 28 Oct 2021 08:46:01 +0000 Alder Lake-S could be quite potent with last-gen DDR4 too suggests benchmark leak <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Probably the first DDR4 benchmarks for Intel&#039;s upcoming Alder Lake-S desktop processors have leaked today via PugetBench. Overall, the performance on DDR4 seems good at least in the case of this. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Wed, 06 Oct 2021 16:51:52 +0000 More Alder Lake-S Core i9-12900K benchmarks leak, splendid performance but maybe not always <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today, purported SiSoft Sandra and Cinebench R23 results for Intel&#039;s Alder Lake-S Core i9-12900K leaked. While the latter&#039;s score is quite impressive, the same cannot be said for Sandra. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Fri, 24 Sep 2021 13:32:01 +0000 More affordable Alder Lake-S motherboards likely not coming before 2022 suggests EEC leak <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>New chipset filings for Intel&#039;s upcoming H670, B660, and H610 have been spotted on the EEC&#039;s website. Curiously, the entries have been made by Intel itself suggesting these aren&#039;t launching very soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:04:01 +0000 Alleged launch date for Intel 12th gen Alder Lake and Z690 leaks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report today, Intel is purportedly launching its upcoming 12th gen Performance Hybrid-based Alder Lake-S desktop processors and Z690 chipset motherboards in November this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Fri, 03 Sep 2021 22:18:01 +0000 Alder Lake-S Core i9-12900K leak suggests performance might be underwhelming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Leaked performance numbers for Intel&#039;s upcoming Alder Lake-S Core i9-12900K in Adobe&#039;s After Effects (AE) suggests that the upcoming Intel CPU could disappoint, at least in some of the workloads. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Sun, 22 Aug 2021 08:22:01 +0000 Only top-end Alder Lake-S and Z690 parts allegedly landing this year, says report <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel&#039;s Alder Lake-S platform is expected to arrive later this year. However, a new report claims that only higher-end parts are arriving first, followed later by the others in 2022. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Wed, 28 Jul 2021 15:24:01 +0000