Neowin News Feed for: Z690 https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/z690/ Neowin News Feed for: Z690 en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net DDR5 is too expensive so ASUS makes a DDR5 to DDR4 adapter for Intel Alder Lake https://www.neowin.net/news/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="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/10/1635683927_ddr4-ddr5_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/ddr5-is-too-expensive-so-asus-makes-a-ddr5-to-ddr4-adapter-for-intel-alder-lake">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Thu, 30 Dec 2021 16:06:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ddr5-is-too-expensive-so-asus-makes-a-ddr5-to-ddr4-adapter-for-intel-alder-lake ASUS admits Z690 Maximus Hero boards had reversed capacitors, begins recall https://www.neowin.net/news/asus-admits-z690-maximus-hero-boards-had-reversed-capacitors-begins-recall/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/12/1640759450_asus_rog_maximus_z690_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/asus-admits-z690-maximus-hero-boards-had-reversed-capacitors-begins-recall">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Thu, 30 Dec 2021 06:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/asus-admits-z690-maximus-hero-boards-had-reversed-capacitors-begins-recall This silly mistake from ASUS could be burning up your brand new $600 Z690 board https://www.neowin.net/news/this-silly-mistake-from-asus-could-be-burning-up-your-brand-new-600-z690-board/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/12/1640759450_asus_rog_maximus_z690_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/this-silly-mistake-from-asus-could-be-burning-up-your-brand-new-600-z690-board">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Wed, 29 Dec 2021 07:34:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/this-silly-mistake-from-asus-could-be-burning-up-your-brand-new-600-z690-board Buyer beware: At least some Alder Lake 600 series boards may be limited to just PCIe 4.0 https://www.neowin.net/news/buyer-beware-at-least-some-alder-lake-600-series-boards-may-be-limited-to-just-pcie-40/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/11/1636540352_pci_slots_(source-_hp)_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/buyer-beware-at-least-some-alder-lake-600-series-boards-may-be-limited-to-just-pcie-40">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Wed, 10 Nov 2021 12:14:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/buyer-beware-at-least-some-alder-lake-600-series-boards-may-be-limited-to-just-pcie-40 Core i9-12900K(F) on Z690 is smashing records left and right, but 8GHz OC seems far fetched https://www.neowin.net/news/core-i9-12900kf-on-z690-is-smashing-records-left-and-right-but-8ghz-oc-seems-far-fetched/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/10/1635403689_12900k_vs_5950x_vs_11900k_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/core-i9-12900kf-on-z690-is-smashing-records-left-and-right-but-8ghz-oc-seems-far-fetched">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Mon, 08 Nov 2021 15:18:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/core-i9-12900kf-on-z690-is-smashing-records-left-and-right-but-8ghz-oc-seems-far-fetched DDR4 or DDR5, what's the difference and how to choose for your 12th gen Alder Lake PC https://www.neowin.net/news/ddr4-or-ddr5-whats-the-difference-and-how-to-choose-for-your-12th-gen-alder-lake-pc/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/10/1635683927_ddr4-ddr5_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/ddr4-or-ddr5-whats-the-difference-and-how-to-choose-for-your-12th-gen-alder-lake-pc">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Sun, 31 Oct 2021 14:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ddr4-or-ddr5-whats-the-difference-and-how-to-choose-for-your-12th-gen-alder-lake-pc Charlie Demerjian: Intel used unoptimized Windows 11 build to downplay AMD performance https://www.neowin.net/news/charlie-demerjian-intel-used-unoptimized-windows-11-build-to-downplay-amd-performance/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/12/1607923055_intel_vs_amd_(source_-_pcmr_reddit)_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/charlie-demerjian-intel-used-unoptimized-windows-11-build-to-downplay-amd-performance">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Thu, 28 Oct 2021 08:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/charlie-demerjian-intel-used-unoptimized-windows-11-build-to-downplay-amd-performance Alder Lake-S could be quite potent with last-gen DDR4 too suggests benchmark leak https://www.neowin.net/news/alder-lake-s-could-be-quite-potent-with-last-gen-ddr4-too-suggests-benchmark-leak/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/01/1610233990_rocket_lake_and_alder_lake_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/alder-lake-s-could-be-quite-potent-with-last-gen-ddr4-too-suggests-benchmark-leak">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Wed, 06 Oct 2021 16:51:52 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/alder-lake-s-could-be-quite-potent-with-last-gen-ddr4-too-suggests-benchmark-leak More Alder Lake-S Core i9-12900K benchmarks leak, splendid performance but maybe not always https://www.neowin.net/news/more-alder-lake-s-core-i9-12900k-benchmarks-leak-splendid-performance-but-maybe-not-always/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1629606672_alder_lake_ipc_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/more-alder-lake-s-core-i9-12900k-benchmarks-leak-splendid-performance-but-maybe-not-always">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Fri, 24 Sep 2021 13:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/more-alder-lake-s-core-i9-12900k-benchmarks-leak-splendid-performance-but-maybe-not-always More affordable Alder Lake-S motherboards likely not coming before 2022 suggests EEC leak https://www.neowin.net/news/more-affordable-alder-lake-s-motherboards-likely-not-coming-before-2022-suggests-eec-leak/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/06/1624895097_lga_1700_and_lga_1800_lid_(source_-_taobao)_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/more-affordable-alder-lake-s-motherboards-likely-not-coming-before-2022-suggests-eec-leak">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:04:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/more-affordable-alder-lake-s-motherboards-likely-not-coming-before-2022-suggests-eec-leak Alleged launch date for Intel 12th gen Alder Lake and Z690 leaks https://www.neowin.net/news/alleged-launch-date-for-intel-12th-gen-alder-lake-and-z690-leaks/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1629390095_features_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/alleged-launch-date-for-intel-12th-gen-alder-lake-and-z690-leaks">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Fri, 03 Sep 2021 22:18:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/alleged-launch-date-for-intel-12th-gen-alder-lake-and-z690-leaks Alder Lake-S Core i9-12900K leak suggests performance might be underwhelming https://www.neowin.net/news/alder-lake-s-core-i9-12900k-leak-suggests-performance-might-be-underwhelming/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1629390095_features_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/alder-lake-s-core-i9-12900k-leak-suggests-performance-might-be-underwhelming">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Sun, 22 Aug 2021 08:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/alder-lake-s-core-i9-12900k-leak-suggests-performance-might-be-underwhelming Only top-end Alder Lake-S and Z690 parts allegedly landing this year, says report https://www.neowin.net/news/only-top-end-alder-lake-s-and-z690-parts-allegedly-landing-this-year-says-report/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/01/1610233990_rocket_lake_and_alder_lake_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/only-top-end-alder-lake-s-and-z690-parts-allegedly-landing-this-year-says-report">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Wed, 28 Jul 2021 15:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/only-top-end-alder-lake-s-and-z690-parts-allegedly-landing-this-year-says-report