Designed to be used with 12th Gen Intel processors, the PRIME motherboard leverages the CPU's potential to deliver power and connectivity suitable for creative designers and gamers alike. When paired with an Intel 12th Gen processor, you unlock PCIe 5.0 connectivity, enhancing speeds for your RAM, M.2 storage devices, and your x16 expansion slot. Additionally, you gain support for Intel Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, enhancing system-wide performance.
The PRIME motherboard promotes durability, reliability, and stable power delivery with a 14+1 DrMOS system, alloy chokes, and capacitors. ProCool connectors enhance conductivity between power cables and the motherboard interfaces ensuring a sturdy connection to the power supply.
Sporting a comprehensive cooling system designed to balance power and temperature, the PRIME Z690-P WIFI utilizes many tools such as a large VRM heatsink and flexible M.2 heatsink to dissipate heat away from major board components. Hybrid fan headers allow you to connect and manage PWM fans, while Fan Xpert 4 software enables you to adjust fan settings when needed.
Using ASUS' proprietary trace layout, the PRIME motherboard allows memory kits to operating at higher frequencies and lower voltages to optimize system performance, essential for overclocking your memory.
An internal Thunderbolt header allows you to connect an optional Thunderbolt 4 card for enhanced connectivity. Experience up to 40 Gb/s data transfer speeds, daisy-chain capabilities, and displays for streamlined productivity.
Experience elevated audio immersion with enhanced audio shielding and separate layers for left and right tracks, ensuring your audio signal is not interrupted by outside signals. Premium audio capacitors provide an immersive sound signature with enhanced fidelity, allowing you to enjoy a wide range of music, media, and even games.
Whether you are a new or a seasoned builder, the PRIME boasts key enhancements designed to make the installation of components a snap. The PCIe 5.0 x16 expansion slot features SafeSlot technology which uses a metal bracket to reinforce the stability of the expansion port for greater retention, ideal for larger graphics cards. Q-LED Core display produces light patterns by power LED during the system POST that can help troubleshoot issues.
Ensure your system is protected with a multitude of enhancements designed to maintain power and performance efficiency. EPU, DIGI+ VRM, LANGuard, Overvoltage Protection, SafeSlot, and a Stainless-Steel Back I/O all work together to keep your system running.
Illuminate your rig in an array of colors and effects with integrated RGB headers. Able to be used in tandem with ASUS AURA Sync and Armoury Crate, you can set custom colors and effects across internal lighting strips as well as external peripherals, adding a layer of self-expression to your desktop.
Take advantage of performance and power-saving utilities and more with AI Suite 3 which uses artificial intelligence to manage your system, taking the guesswork out so you can spend more time gaming or producing your creations. ASUS CPU-Z profiles your build and monitors your system for enhanced reliability. TurboV EVO gives you simple overclocking capabilities so that your system can achieve high-end performance assisting in rendering files or squeezing more performance out of your games.
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.
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