Set the foundation of your gaming-focused PC with the ROG STRIX Z690-F GAMING WIFI LGA1700 ATX Motherboard from ASUS. Designed around Intel's 12th Gen processors, this motherboard provides enhanced system-wide functionality by allowing you to install a wide range of components, making this ideal for gaming enthusiasts.
Based off the Intel Z690 chipset, you get an LGA1700 socket, four dual-channel DDR5 RAM slots, six SATA III ports, and four M.2 interfaces, all working in tandem to provide enhanced system performance. Connect a variety of graphics and utility cards with one PCIe 5.0 x16, one PCIe 3.0 x16, and one PCIe 3.0 x1 slot. USB 3.2 Gen 1, Gen 2, and Gen 2x2 ports allow you to use a wide range of peripherals such as keyboards, mice, external drives, and more. Bluetooth 5.2 technology provides wireless connectivity for devices such as controllers and headphones. Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) connectivity allows you to use wireless networking or use the 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port, both suitable for competitive online gaming. Additionally, the ROG STRIX Z690-F GAMING WIFI supports both Windows 10 and 11 (64-bit) right out of the box.
Robust Power Solution
Constructed from high-grade 5K Black Metallic capacitors, alloy chokes, 16+1 DrMOS power stages, ProCool II sockets, and Digi+ VRM, the ROG STRIX Z690-F GAMING WIFI receives optimal power performance suitable for your gaming needs.
Gaming for prolonged periods of time can cause heat to build up within your case, so ASUS designed the ROG STRIX Z690-F GAMING WIFI to leverage multiple thermal solutions that efficiently dissipate heat. VRM heatsink, PCH fanless heatsink, double-sided M.2 heatsink, M.2 heatsink backplate, hybrid fan headers, and Fan Xpert 4 with HydraNode utility software all work together to ensure your components stay cool.
Whether you prefer wired or wireless networking, the ROG STRIX Z690-F GAMING WIFI includes a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port and Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) wireless capabilities. LANGuard technology ensure you get the strongest wired signal possible with lower latency, essential for competitive online gaming.
Equipped with various ports and headers designed to provide power to external devices, you get USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2 ports, designed to provide support for resource-demanding peripherals with data transfer speeds up to 5 and 10 Gb/s, respectively. The USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 boasts up to 20 Gb/s data transfer speeds, allowing you to use advanced devices such as audio and video interfaces. An internal Thunderbolt 4 header enables you to equip your system with an optional Thunderbolt 4 card, unlocking 40 Gb/s transfer speeds, daisy chaining, and additional video-out support.
To make installation of components quicker, ASUS Q-DIMM allows you to install memory modules easily with locking mechanisms. Q-Latch makes installation and removal of M.2 storage drives quick and easy. PCIe Slot Q-Release and Q-Slot offer a larger release mechanism so you can remove your graphics and utility cards. Q-LED uses various LEDs that tell you which components are running properly upon startup, making troubleshooting easier in the event of a failure.
Whether you are a seasoned builder or brand new, the ROG STRIX Z690-F GAMING WIFI provides you with several additions that make installation easier. Pre-mounted I/O shield makes placing the motherboard into the case easier and saves time compared to traditional separated I/O shields. SafeDIMM adds a metal divider on the RAM slots for safer installation of memory modules. SafeSlot fortifies your PCIe 5.0 slot with a metal reinforcement for stronger retention designed to support heavier graphics cards. BIOS Flashback button allows you to update the BIOS without building your entire system and the BIOS Flashback LED notifies you about the status of your system during the update process.
ROG STRIX Aesthetics
Sporting a new ID design, your system will look as impressive as ever. Illuminate your finished product in an array of lighting and effects with integrated RGB and Gen 2 addressable headers, allowing you to use a wide range of RGB and ARGB strips. An illuminated acrylic display adds another sense of style to the ROG STRIX Z690-F GAMING WIFI. Aura Sync can unify your compatible devices like mice and keyboards to match your rig for a unique theme that fits your style.
The ROG SupremeFX 7.1-channel surround sound ALC4080 codec and Savitech SV3H712 AMP deliver a high-quality audio experience worthy of your gaming immersion. You get high-quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input, ideal for content creators and live streamers. DTS Sound Unbound and Sonic Studio III enables you to explore greater depth of sound with multiple EQ settings.
ASUS Exclusive Software
Included with your ROG STRIX Z690-F GAMING WIFI is a suite of exclusive software designed to help you monitor, manage, and overclock your system. You get the ASUS Armoury Crate package with AURA Sync, AURA Creator, Fan Xpert 4, and Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation. AI Suite 3 includes performance and power saving utilities like TurboV EVO, EPU, and DIGI+ VRM. Additionally, you get ROG CPU-Z which detects and monitors your processor and connected devices. You also get limited access to MyASUS, WinRAR, and a free trial version of AIDA64 Extreme software.
Manage your system and enable overclocking with UEFI BIOS. Advanced mode allows you to fine-tune your system with a wide range of settings and options while EZ Mode simplifies the experience. EZ Flash 3 allows you to upgrade your BIOS firmware to the latest iteration by using a USB drive to save and upload the file. The CrashFree BIOS 3 rescue function resets your system in the event of an update failure or corruption. You also gain access to an AI Overclocking Guide, FlexKey, and MemTest86, designed to help you achieve new heights with your system.