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

Pentium Gold, Celeron, Core i5, Core i7, Core i9 Processor Supported - 128 GB DDR5 SDRAM Maximum RAM - DIMM, UDIMM - 4 x Memory Slots - IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax - HDMI - 6 x SATA Interfaces
Availability: Out of stock
SKU: MAXIMUSZ690HERO
Manufacturer part number: ROGMAXIMUSZ690HERO
$638.04

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"
Environmental Certification RoHS
Environmentally Friendly Yes
Form Factor ATX
HDMI Yes
Intel Optane Memory Ready Yes
Intel RST Yes
Limited Warranty 3 Year
Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part Number ROG MAXIMUS Z690 HERO
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Marketing Information

Intel® Z690 ATX motherboard with 20+1 power stages, DDR5, Five M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 front-panel connector, Dual Thunderbolt™ 4, PCIe® 5.0, Onboard WiFi 6E and Aura Sync RGB lighting

  • Socket LGA 1700 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: 20+1 teamed power stages rated for 90 A, ProCool II power connectors, MicroFine alloy chokes and premium metallic capacitors
  • Optimized Thermal Design: Large VRM heatsinks plus integrated aluminum I/O cover, high-conductivity thermal pad, triple M.2 heatsinks and two M.2 backplates, plus ROG Water-Cooling Zone and ROG Hyper M.2 card with heatsinks.
  • High-Performance Networking: Onboard WiFi 6E, Intel® 2.5 Gb Ethernet, and ASUS LANGaurd.
  • Fastest Gaming Connectivity: PCIe® 5.0, dual Gen 4 M.2 onboard, ROG Hyper M.2 card with Gen 5 M.2 support, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 front-panel connector, dual Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB Type-C® ports).
  • Industry-Leading Audio: ROG SupremeFX ALC4082 with ESS® ES9018Q2C DAC for pinpoint positioning and dynamics
  • Unmatched Personalization: I/O cover with Polymo Lighting, 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, BIOS FlashBack™, Q-Code, FlexKey, Q-Connector, M.2 Q-Latch, SafeSlot, ROG Hyper M.2 card and ROG Graphics Card Holder
  • Renowned Software: Bundled 1year AIDA64 Extreme subscription and intuitive UEFI BIOS dashboard with integrated MemTest86

ROG MAXIMUS Z690 HERO

The ROG Maximus Z690 Hero is a quintessential strand of the Republic of Gamers DNA, replete with high-octane components to satisfy users who seek an introduction to the enthusiast-grade Maximus line. Its arsenal of cooling, power delivery and connectivity stands ready to handle whatever the latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors throw at it. And with its new animated Polymo lighting display on the I/O cover that dazzles with vibrant RGB logos and patterns, the ROG Maximus Z690 Hero has the looks to match its leverage.

INTELLIGENT MOTHERBOARD

Intelligent software solutions help ensure that your system performs at its best. The latest ASUS AI-powered enhancements span four pillars of performance, including overclocking, cooling, networking and onboard audio, making advanced tweaks and optimization accessible to new recruits and savvy PC DIY veterans alike.

Maximum Memory Supported 128 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 Technology DDR5 SDRAM
Number of M.2 Interfaces 3
Number of Memory Slots 4
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 x16 Slots 3
Number of SATA Interfaces 6
Number of Thunderbolt 4 Ports 2
Number of Total Expansion Slots 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Number of USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A Ports 6
Number of USB 3.2 Ports 1
Onboard Video CPU Dependent Video
Package Contents
  • Maximus Z690 Hero Desktop Motherboard
  • 1 x ARGB RGB Extension Cable
  • 1 x RGB Extension Cable
  • 4 x SATA 6Gb/s Cables
  • 1 x ROG Hyper M.2 Card with Heatsink
  • 2 x M.2 Screw Packages for ROG Hyper M.2 Card
  • 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Moving Antennas
  • 1 x M.2 Q-Latch Package
  • 2 x M.2 Q-Latch Packages for M.2 Backplate
  • 1 x M.2 Rubber Package
  • 1 x Q-Connector
  • 1 x ROG Graphics Card Holder
  • 1 x ROG Stickers
  • 1 x ROG Key Chain
  • 1 x ROG Thank You Card
  • 1 x USB Drive with Utilities and Drivers
  • 1 x User Guide
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 Hero
Product Name Maximus Z690 Hero 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 3
Total Number of USB Ports 9
Total Processor Supported 1
Width 12"
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax