Chose The Path Less Travelled With The Colorful CVN Z690M Gaming Frozen V20
White And Silver PCB, Reflective Chromatic Stickers And Plenty Of RGBs
Colorful is not the first name that comes to mind when shopping for an Intel Z690 motherboard, but they are still a choice. The Colorful CVN Z690M Gaming Frozen V20 is up for review at Neoseeker, if you are interested in giving your system a somewhat unique look. The board supports one each of a PCI Express 5.0 x 16 slot, PCI Express 3.0x 4 slot, and PCI Express 3.0 x1 slot. The board has two M.2 slots, however they both use PCIe 4.0, if you had hopes of one day upgrading your storage.
The CVN Z690M Gaming Frozen V20 is a micro ATX board, which does make the list of interfaces above a little more impressive. Neoseeker enjoyed the overall design of the board, and were impressed with both the BIOS and iGameCenter software that shipped with the board. They didn’t give many details on their overclocking results, but they did succeed in their efforts and didn’t run into overheated VRMs or other common problems.
This micro ATX form factor motherboard packed with features including DDR4 memory support with up to DDR4-3200 XMP speeds, several PCIe slots including a Gen5/4 x16, Gen3 x4, and Gen3 x1, 7.1-channel audio, 2.5G LAN and Intel Wi-Fi 6, 6 SATA 6 Gb/s ports, and two M.2 Gen4 x4. slots for 2242/2260/2280 drives.