The Intel® Z790 chipset, part of the Intel® 700 Series Desktop Chipsets, codenamed "Raptor Lake." Specifically designed for the desktop segment, this chipset was launched in Q4'22. With a low TDP of 6W, it offers excellent power efficiency. Priced at $57.00, it provides an affordable option for users.
Supporting overclocking, the Z790 is suitable for enthusiasts seeking higher performance. It supports up to 2 DIMMs per channel and has no ECC memory support. Processor graphics allow up to 4 displays to be connected.
The expansion options include DMI 4.0 with 8 lanes and PCIe 3.0 and 4.0 configurations, with up to 28 PCI Express lanes.
On the I/O side, it features 14 USB ports, including USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gb/s), USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 (10Gb/s), USB 3.2 Gen 1x1 (5Gb/s), and 14 USB 2.0 ports. It also has 8 SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports and supports RAID configurations.
Integrated LAN includes Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (Gig+), providing wireless connectivity.
The package size is 28mm x 25mm, ensuring compact design. Advanced technologies such as Intel® HD Audio, Rapid Storage, and Smart Sound are supported.
Security features include Intel® Boot Guard and Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT), while Intel® Trusted Execution Technology is not available.
The Intel® Z790 chipset is a reliable and efficient solution for desktop users, catering to various performance needs.