ASUS Prime series motherboards are expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of 12th Generation Intel® processors. Boasting a robust power design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, PRIME Z690-P WIFI provides users and PC DIY builders a range of performance tuning options via intuitive software and firmware features.
ASUS PRIME Z690-P WIFI offers a sleek, futuristic-looking build with a black and white finish, space-shuttle-inspired design elements, metallic nameplate and PCB cover.
Comprehensive controls form the foundation of the ASUS Prime series. The Prime Z690 motherboard packs flexible tools to tune every aspect of your system, enabling performance tweaks to perfectly match the way you work to maximize productivity.
All-Around Energy Efficiency
The Energy Processing Unit (EPU) automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes energy savings with Away mode — a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.
Fan Xpert 4
ASUS Fan Xpert 4 software provides comprehensive control over fans and all-in-one (AiO) cooler. Whether cooling with air or water, an Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There’s also an Extreme Quiet mode that reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum to keep your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks. Fans and AiO cooler can also be controlled via the UEFI BIOS.
Digi+ VRM Control
Precise Digital Power Control
The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) delivers real-time control over voltage droop, automatically switching frequency and power-efficiency settings. It also allows you to fine-tune your CPU for ultimate stability and performance.
The renowned ASUS UEFI BIOS provides everything you need to configure, tweak and tune your system. It offers intelligently simplified options for PC DIY beginners, as well as comprehensive features for seasoned veterans.
Advanced Tuning for Serious Tweakers
An intuitive Advanced mode offered via the UEFI lets you take complete control. A built-in search feature makes it easy to find options, and various advanced functions let you intelligently make nuanced adjustments so you can dial in performance just the way you want.
- Search Function - Quickly and easily find the option or setting you need.
- ASUS User Profile - Port configuration settings between different BIOS versions or share them with friends.
Quick and Simple Setup
EZ mode displays vital settings and stats and also offers guided wizards, drag-and-drop functionality, and one-click application of important settings — all to help you get your rig up and running in no time.
- Intuitive Graphical Fan Control - Fine-tune individual fan settings simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.
- Aura On/Off Mode (Stealth) - Easily enable or disable Aura RGB lighting, for a subdued aesthetic touch.
Prime Z690 series is engineered with multiple onboard heatsinks and an array of hybrid fan headers to ensure your rig stays cool and stable under intense workloads.
An M.2 heatsink takes care of the two M.2 slots, warding off throttling that can occur with M.2 storage during sustained transfers.
- Removable captive screws reduce risk of drops or loss during heatsink removal.
VRM Heatsinks and High-quality Thermal Pads
Two massive VRM heatsinks and high-quality thermal pads improve heat transfer from the MOSFETs and chokes for better cooling performance.
Cooler by Design
Prime Z690 series features comprehensive cooling controls that are configurable via Fan Xpert 4 software or via the UEFI BIOS.
- Multiple Temperature Sources - Each header can dynamically reference three thermal sensors. Fan Xpert 4 allows you to map the temperature of supported ASUS graphics cards to optimize cooling for GPU- and CPU-intensive tasks.
- AIO Pump Header - A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.
- Smart Protection - A dedicated integrated circuit protects each fan header from overheating and overcurrent.
- 4-Pin PWM/DC Fan - Each onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.
Prime Z690 series is built to handle the additional cores and increased bandwidth of 12th Generation Intel® processors. ASUS Z690 motherboards provide all the fundamentals to boost daily productivity, so your system will be ready for action with stable power, intuitive cooling and flexible transfer options.
Stable power is essential to extract every last bit of performance out of 12th Generation Intel processors. Prime Z690-P WiFi is geared to cater to the demands of these high-core-count CPUs.
Proprietary connectors augment the motherboard's link to the PSU with 4 pin+8 pin connectors that pass 12 volts of power directly to the processors. Each jack features solid pins that can handle more current than hollow-pin connectors.
A VRM with 14+1 DrMOS delivers the power and efficiency that the latest Intel processors demand.
DDR5 Performance Enhancement
Prime Z690-P WIFI enhances DDR5 performance by providing overclocking options for not only high-speed kits, but even entry-level memory modules that have a locked power management IC (PMIC).
- A dedicated circuit on the motherboard safely circumvents DDR5 memory PMIC restrictions, allowing you to step past the default 1.1-volt limit and push frequency and timings to the max.
- Ordinarily, a restricted PMIC that has been unlocked requires the system to be fully power-cycled each time memory voltage is adjusted. Prime Z690-P WIFI leverages onboard hardware and firmware to cleverly work around this irksome limitation, enabling voltage adjustments to be applied through the same soft system-reset process employed for previous generations of DDR memory.
For users new to memory overclocking, Prime Z690-P WIFI includes the exclusive ASUS Enhanced Memory Profile (AEMP) firmware feature for PMIC-restricted memory modules. AEMP automatically detects the memory chips on your kit and then presents optimized frequency, timing and voltage profiles that you can effortlessly apply to unleash performance.
ASUS OptiMem II
Revisions to the motherboard’s trace routing provide the latest Intel processors with unrestricted access to memory bandwidth. ASUS OptiMem II technology carefully maps memory signal pathways across different PCB layers to reduce vias and adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk.
Benefits of ASUS OptiMem II:
- Improved memory stability and compatibility
- Allows lower memory latencies at equivalent voltages
- Improved memory frequency margin
Motherboards with OptiMem II technology were tested with Synopsys HSPICE simulation software
Three M.2 Slots (Up to 64 Gbps)
Prime Z690-P WiFi offers a total of three M.2 slots that support data-transfer speeds of up to 64 Gbps via PCIe® 4.0, enabling quicker boot-up and app load times with OS or application drives.
* Actual transmission speeds will be lower than the theoretical maximum speed.
PCIe® 5.0 Slot
The 12th Gen Intel processors bring PCIe® 5.0 support to the market. PCIe® 5.0 offers twice the data transfer speed of PCIe® 4.0, making it robust enough to handle new data-heavy tasks. PCIe® 5.0 also brings other benefits, such as electrical changes to improve signal integrity, backward-compatible CEM connectors for add-in cards, and backward compatibility with previous versions of PCI Express.
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C®
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C®
Numerous USB ports support high-end rigs loaded with peripherals, including rear USB Type-C® connectors with fast USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 for transmission speeds of up to 20 Gbps.
Thunderbolt™ 4 Header
Thunderbolt™ 4 Header
Prime Z690-P WiFi features Thunderbolt™ 4 support via an on-board header. With the latest Intel-certified ASUS ThunderboltEX 4 add-on card, it can enable bi-directional speeds of up to 40 Gbps on a single cable. Additionally, this card has a daisy-chain function for multi-screen connection and supports up to an 8K resolution display. It can also provide up to 100 watts of power to fast-charge devices.
Intel® WiFi 6
Intel® WiFi 6
The Intel® WiFi 6 module is compatible with the 802.11ax standard and pushes theoretical peak bandwidth up to an incredible 2.4 Gbps. Perhaps more importantly for power users, it's optimized for more efficient operation on crowded networks with a lot of competing traffic. Pair your motherboard with ASUS WiFi 6 routers to fully experience the networking potential of WiFi 6.
*Actual speed varies, and depends on networking conditions.
2.5 Gb Ethernet
Realtek 2.5 Gb Ethernet
Realtek 2.5 Gb Ethernet reduces CPU overhead and offers exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput for faster, smoother data transfer.
- Lower CPU workload
- High TCP and UDP throughput
Prime Z690 series adds the nuanced details that improve every experience, from exclusive codecs that provide pristine audio quality to intuitive RGB lighting controls that let you customize your system to create a uniquely personal look.
Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio
Intelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.
Audio Shielding - Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference
Separate Layers for Left and Right Tracks - Ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths
Premium Audio Capacitors - Premium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity
Outshine the Competition
A well-tuned enthusiast system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the strips and devices connected to the onboard RGB headers — and it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.
Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header
Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header
Three addressable Gen 2 RGB headers are capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new headers also offer backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear.
Armoury Crate is a new software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported products. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate allows you to easily customize RGB lighting and effects for every compatible device in your arsenal. The software also provides control of settings for an ever-growing number of ASUS products, including keyboard and mouse preferences. Armoury Crate even features dedicated product registration and news to help you stay in touch with the ASUS community.
The Q-LED Core display produces light patterns by power LED during the Power-On Self-Test (POST) that can help users troubleshoot potential issues.
PCIe® 5.0 is 2x faster than PCIe® 4.0, so we adapted our SMT manufacturing process for the faster SafeSlot, to ensure the highest data speeds. SafeSlot is a reinforced metal sheath added to a PCIe® slot to keep a card firmly installed.
Pumped-up throughput 2.5X higher surge tolerance
ASUS LANGuard is a hardware-level network protection feature that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium anti-EMI surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput and ensure a more reliable connection.
World-class circuit-protecting power design
An exclusive circuit design with built-in voltage regulators to protect your motherboard from damage caused by unexpected high-level voltages from unstable or inferior power supplies.
DRAM Overcurrent Protection
Short-circuit damage prevention
Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard the lifespan of your system and connected devices.
Stainless-steel Back I/O
3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability
Corrosion-resistant stainless-steel back I/O panels bonded with chromium oxide have a lifespan that's three times longer than ordinary panels.
|CPU Socket||Socket 1700|
|Installed Processors (Max)||0 (1)|
|Supported Processor Manufacturer||Intel|
|Supported Processors||12th Gen Intel Core Processors|
Rear Panel I/O Ports
|USB Ports||1 x USB-C 3.2
1 x USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
|DisplayPorts||1 x DisplayPort 1.4|
|HDMI Port||1 x HDMI 2.1|
|Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port||1 x PS/2|
|RJ-45 Ports||1 x RJ-45|
|Audio Line In Ports||1 x 3.5mm Jack|
|Audio Line Out Ports||3 x 3.5mm Jacks|
|Microphone In Port||1 x 3.5mm Jack|
|S/PDIF Port||1 x S/PDIF Optical Out|
|Antenna Connector(s)||2 x Antennas|
Internal I/O Connectors
|SATA Connectors||4 x SATA III|
|USB Connectors||1 x USB-C 3.0 header (supports 1 port)
2 x USB 3.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
2 x USB 2.0 headers (supports 4 ports)
|Front Panel Connectors||1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
|Cooling Fan Support||1 x CPU fan header
1 x CPU_OPT fan header
1 x AIO Pump header
3 x Chassis fan headers
|Serial Connectors||1 x COM header|
|TPM Header||1 x SPI TPM header|
|Power Connector Port||1 x 24-pin ATX
1 x 8-pin EPS
1 x 4-pin EPS
|Other Connectors||1 x M.2 slot, Key M, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (PCIe Gen4)
1 x M.2 slot, Key M, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe Gen4)
1 x M.2 slot, Key M, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (PCIe Gen4 or SATA)
3 x 3-pin ARGB LED headers
2 x 4-pin RGB LED headers
|Memory Bus Speed||Up to 6000 MHz (OC)|
|Maximum RAM||128 GB|
|Memory Slot||4 x DIMM|
|RAID Format||RAID 0, 1, 5, 10|
|Number of PCI Express Slots||1 x PCI Express 5.0 x16 slot
1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 slot (@ x4)
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (@ x4)
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 slot
|Integrated Graphics Supported||Yes|
|Network Speeds Supported||Up to 2.5 Gbps|
|Wireless LAN||Yes (Wi-Fi 6)|
|Wireless Network Speed||Up to 2.4 Gbps|
|Operating Systems Supported||Microsoft Windows 11 / 10 64-bit|
|BIOS||192 (128+64) Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS|
|Software Included (may be trial or restricted)||Yes|
|Form Factor||ATX Motherboard|
|In The Box||ASUS PRIME Z690-P WIFI Motherboard
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi moving antennas
1 x I/O Shield
1 x M.2 Rubber Package
2 x M.2 SSD screw packages
1 x Support DVD
1 x User guide
|WiFi Speed||2400 Mbps|
|USB 3.1 Support||Yes|
|Internal USB3.0 Header||Yes|
|On-board RGB Control||ASUS Aura Sync|
|Memory Speed||6000 MHz|
|RGB Header Type||3-Pin ARGB|
|Internal USB Type-C Header||Yes|
|On-board Audio Type||7.1|
|Number of SATA Ports||4 port(s)|
|Number of USB Ports||6 port(s)|
|SATA III Support||Yes|
|USB 3.0 Support||Yes|
|Multi GPU Support||No|
|Motherboard Form Factor||ATX|
|Motherboard Power Connectors||4 + 8-Pin|
|Motherboard Chipset||Intel Z690|
|Motherboard Model||ASUS Prime Z690-P WIFI|
|Alternative Part Number||PRIME Z690-P WIFI|
What happens after I've placed an order?
Once you place an order with us you'll receive an email confirmation listing all your items ordered. You should keep this email for future reference as it also acts as your invoice. We then start to process your order; the order is transmitted to our paperless production facility, built, checked for quality, handed to our installation engineers who then proceed with setup of any software you've ordered, then run through our burn-in and stability tests, checked once more for quality and finally it's handed to our dispatch department who will pack the order and book it in for delivery. Depending on how busy we are this entire process takes around 3-5 working days.
What delivery options are available?
Standard weekday deliveries to UK mainland addresses are free of charge
FREE UK Delivery - UPS/DPD Tracked
The majority of orders are sent by DPD courier (www.dpd.co.uk) who provide a fully trackable service. For orders being sent to UK mainland addresses you'll also benefit from DPD's Predict service - assuming you provide us with a valid email address and mobile phone number you'll receive email and SMS notifications from DPD in the morning before delivery with a predicted one hour delivery slot. If this slot turns out to be inconvenient you can re-arrange the delivery for another day, just by replying to the email or text message.
PEACE OF MIND 3 YEAR WARRANTY
When purchasing our computer you will get a 3 Years Warranty as standard, you have the peace of mind in knowing that there will be no cost involved should a problem occur with your hardware - you can simply box up the computer in its original packaging and our courier will call round on a working day convenient to you to collect the computer. We will then repair your computer and return it to you free of any carriage charges. (Software not including e.g. Windows 10 Operating System etc)
- WARRANTY EXCLUSIONS
- Operating Systems including third party software
- Accidental Damage.
- General wear and tear, misuse, neglect or damage by the buyer.
- Incorrectly installed goods.
- Overheating due to excessive dirt/dust build up.
- Consumables (Ink Cartridges, batteries, etc).
- Data Recovery & Backing up of data, files and programmes.
- Remedy of incorrectly installed/incompatible software which is not provided
- Remedy of viruses.
- Compatibility of 3rd party software/hardware.
NOTICE: If we find the computer to be damaged by the software and not the hardware, we still will fix this for you (ALL DATA WILL BE LOST), but this will involve a labour charge of £59.99 plus the delivery charge of £14.99. But of course we will confirm this with you in advance.