Model
Brand ASUS
Model PRIME Z690-A
Part Number 90MB18L0-M0AAY0
Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type  LGA 1700

* Designed with dual mounting holes compatible with both Intel LGA1700 and LGA1200 cooling brackets.
CPU Type Supports 12th Gen Intel Core Processors
Supports Intel Pentium Gold / Celeron Processors

* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list.
Supported CPU Technologies Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0*

* Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.
Chipsets
Chipset  Intel Z690
Onboard Video
Onboard Video Chipset  Supported only by CPU with integrated graphic
Memory
Number of Memory Slots 4×288pin (DDR5)
Memory Standard DDR5 6000(OC) / 5800(OC) / 5600(OC) / 5400(OC) / 5200(OC) / 5000(OC) / 4800

* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
Maximum Memory Supported 128GB
Channel Supported  Dual Channel
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 5.0 x16 1 x PCI Express 5.0 x16

* Actual support may vary by CPU.
* Please check PCIe bifurcation table in support site.
PCI Express 3.0 x16 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16

* Supports x4 mode.
PCI Express x4 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x4
PCI Express x1 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1
Storage Devices
SATA 6Gb/s  4 x SATA 6Gb/s
M.2 Intel 12th Gen Processors:
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110
- Intel 12th Gen processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode.

Intel Z690 Chipset:**
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
M.2_3 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
M.2_4 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 & SATA modes)

* Intel Rapid Storage Technology supports NVMe RAID 0/1/5, SATA RAID 0/1/5/10.
** Intel Rapid Storage Technology supports Intel Optane Memory H Series on PCH attached M.2 slots.
Intel Optane Ready Yes
Onboard Audio
Audio Chipset  Realtek S1220A
Audio Channels  7.1 Channels
Onboard LAN
LAN Chipset Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Rear Panel Ports
Back I/O Ports 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port(s) (1 x USB Type-C)
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (2 x Type-A, 1 x Type-C )
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s) (4 x Type-A)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI port
1 x Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet port
5 x Audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
Internal I/O Connectors
Onboard USB 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 connector (support(s) USB Type-C)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 header(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
Other Connectors Fan and Cooling related
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header(s)
1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan header(s)
1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header(s)
4 x 4-pin Chassis Fan header(s)
1 x W_PUMP+ header(s)
Miscellaneous
3 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
1 x AURA RGB header(s)
1 x Clear CMOS button
1 x COM Port header
1 x CPU Over Voltage jumper
1 x Front Panel Audio header (AAFP)
1 x Power button
1 x SPI TPM header (14-1pin)
1 x 20-3 pin System Panel header with Chassis intrude function
1 x Thermal Sensor header
1 x Thunderbolt header
Physical Spec
Form Factor ATX
LED Lighting RGB
Dimensions (W x L) 12.0" x 9.6"
Power Pin 1 x 24-pin Main Power connector
2 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
Windows Compatibility
Windows 11 Supported
Features
Features Special Features:
ASUS 5X PROTECTION III
- DIGI+ VRM (- Digital power design with DrMOS)
- Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection
- ESD Guards
- LANGuard
- Overvoltage Protection
- SafeSlot
- Stainless-Steel Back I/O
ASUS Q-Design
- M.2 Q-Latch
- Q-Connector
- Q-DIMM
- Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green])
- Q-Slot
ASUS Thermal Solution
- M.2 heatsink backplate
- M.2 heatsink
- VRM heatsink design
ASUS EZ DIY
- Box headers
- Clear CMOS button
- CPU socket lever protector
- ProCool
- Pre-mounted I/O shield
AURA Sync
- AURA RGB header(s)
- Addressable Gen 2 header(s)

Software Features:
ASUS Exclusive Software
Armoury Crate
- AURA Creator
- AURA Sync
- Fan Xpert 4
- Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
AI Suite 3
- 5-Way Optimization with AI Overclocking
TPU
EPU
DIGI+ VRM
Turbo app
ASUS CPU-Z
DTS:X Ultra
Norton Anti-virus software (Free Trial version)
WinRAR
UEFI BIOS
AI Overclocking Guide
ASUS EZ DIY
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
FlexKey

BIOS:
256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability:
WOL by PME, PXE

Operating System:
Windows 11 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit
Packaging
Package Contents Accessories:
Cables
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
Miscellaneous
1 x M.2 Rubber Package(s)
1 x Q-connector
1 x M.2 Q-Latch package(s)
Installation Media
1 x Support DVD
Documentation
1 x User guide
Additional Information
Date First Available October 15, 2021

ASUS Prime Z690-A LGA 1700(Intel 12th) ATX Motherboard (16+1 DrMOS,PCIe 5.0,DDR5

SKU: PRIME Z690-A
$309.99Price