Asus ROG Maximus Z690 Apex Desktop Motherboard - Intel Chipset - Socket LGA-1700 - Intel Optane Memory Ready - ATX

Pentium Gold, Celeron, Core i5, Core i7, Core i9 Processor Supported - 64 GB DDR5 SDRAM Maximum RAM - DIMM, UDIMM - 2 x Memory Slots - IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax - 6 x SATA Interfaces
Availability: Out of stock
SKU: MAXIMUSZ690APEX
Manufacturer part number: ROGMAXIMUSZ690APEX
$766.89

Specifications

2.5Gigabit Ethernet Yes
Audio Channels 7.1
Bluetooth Yes
Brand Name Asus ROG
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Controller Type Serial ATA/600
Depth 9.6"
Form Factor ATX
Intel Optane Memory Ready Yes
Intel RST Yes
Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part Number ROGMAXIMUSZ690APEX
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Marketing Information

Intel® Z690 ATX motherboard with 24+0 power stages, DDR5, Five M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 front-panel connector with Quick Charge 4+ Support, PCIe® 5.0, Onboard Wi-Fi 6E and Aura Sync RGB lighting

  • Socket LGA1700 for 12th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
  • Intelligent Control: ASUS-exclusive tools including AI Overclocking, AI Cooling, AI Networking and Two-Way AI Noise-Cancelation for easy configuration
  • Robust Power Solution: 24+0 teamed power stages rated for 105 A, ProCool II power connectors, MicroFine alloy chokes and premium metallic capacitors
  • Optimized Thermal Design: Enlarged VRM heatsinks plus integrated aluminum I/O cover, high-conductivity thermal pad, dual M.2 heatsinks with embedded backplates and ROG Water-Cooling Zone
  • High Performance Networking: Onboard Wi-Fi 6E, Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet, and ASUS LANGuard.
  • Fastest Gaming Connectivity: PCIe® 5.0, PCIE 5.0 M.2 card with Gen 5 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 front-panel connector
  • Industry Leading Audio: ROG SupremeFX ALC4080 codec with Savitech SV3H712 amplifier for high-fidelity audio
  • Unmatched Personalization: ASUS-exclusive Aura Sync RGB lighting, including one RGB header and three addressable Gen 2 RGB headers
  • DIY Friendly Design: Pre-mounted I/O shield, PCIe Slot Q-Release, V-Latch switch, BIOS FlashBack™, Q-Code, FlexKey, Q-Connector, SafeSlot and ROG graphics card holder
  • Renowned Software: Bundled 1-year AIDA64 Extreme subscription and intuitive UEFI BIOS dashboard with integrated MemTest86

ROG Maximus Z690 Apex

ROG Maximus Z690 Apex is the premiere choice for those who seek a combination of raw speed and cutting-edge tech like DDR5 memory, PCIe 5.0, and truckloads of power delivery for the most performant 12th Gen Intel Core processors available. Its streamlined layout is engineered for ultra-low latency and maximal bandwidth, to empower users to discover the limits of performance and define new world records.

AUTO-EXTREME TECHNOLOGY

Auto-Extreme Technology is an automated manufacturing process that sets new standards in the industry by allowing soldering to be completed in a single pass. This reduces thermal strain on components and avoids the use of harsh cleaning chemicals, resulting in less environmental impact, lower manufacturing power consumption, and a more reliable product overall.

OVERCLOCKING

ROG Maximus Z690 Apex makes overclocking accessible to both beginners and seasoned enthusiasts alike. Its beef-up power solution caters to the demands of 12th Gen Intel processors, while ASUS Enhanced Memory Profile technology makes it easy to ramp up DDR5 performance.

COOLING

A comprehensive cooling solution is vital to a pursuit of performance. ROG Maximus Z690 Apex includes robust heatsinks and the ROG Water-Cooling Zone, a set of fan and sensor headers that help keep temperatures in check.

CONNECTIVITY

Maximus Z690 Apex delivers supersmooth WiFi 6E connectivity, extensive M.2 slots, and high-end audio - the essentials for any setup.

OPTIMIZATION

ROG Maximus Z690 Apex is packed with intuitive and flexible tools like 5-Way Optimization and a UEFI BIOS interface, giving users next-level control of system performance.

Maximum Memory Supported 64 GB
Memory Form Factor DIMM
Memory Form Factor UDIMM
Memory Speed Supported 6400 MHz
Memory Speed Supported 6200 MHz
Memory Speed Supported 6000 MHz
Memory Speed Supported 5800 MHz
Memory Speed Supported 5600 MHz
Memory Speed Supported 5400 MHz
Memory Speed Supported 5200 MHz
Memory Speed Supported 5000 MHz
Memory Speed Supported 4800 MHz
Memory Speed Supported 6600 MHz
Memory Technology DDR5 SDRAM
Number of M.2 Interfaces 5
Number of Memory Slots 2
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports 1
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports 4
Number of Onboard USB 3.2 Ports 5
Number of PCI Express x1 Slots 1
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots 2
Number of PCI Express x4 Slots 1
Number of SATA Interfaces 6
Number of Total Expansion Slots 4
Number of USB 3.2 Gen 1 Ports 4
Number of USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A Ports 5
Number of USB 3.2 Ports 1
Processor Generation Supported 12th Gen
Processor Socket Socket LGA-1700
Processor Supported Pentium Gold
Processor Supported Celeron
Processor Supported Core i5
Processor Supported Core i7
Processor Supported Core i9
Product Line Maximus Z690 Apex
Product Name Maximus Z690 Apex Desktop Motherboard
Product Type Desktop Motherboard
RAID Levels 0
RAID Levels 1
RAID Levels 5
RAID Levels 10
RAID Supported Yes
S/PDIF Yes
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports 9
Total Number of PCI Express Slots 4
Total Number of USB Ports 10
Total Processor Supported 1
Width 12"
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax