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Total Price:

Exc. VAT : £ 495.25
Inc. VAT : £ 594.30

Asus ROG MAXIMUS Z690 APEX, Intel Z690, 1700, ATX, 2 DDR5, Wi-Fi, 2.5GB LAN, PCIe5, RGB, 5x M.2

Exc. VAT : £ 495.25
Inc. VAT : £ 594.30
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Intel Z690 ATX motherboard with 24+0 power stages, DDR5, Five M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 front-panel connector with Quick Charge 4+ Support, PCIe 5.0, Onboard Wi-Fi 6E and Aura Sync RGB lighting

  • Socket LGA1700 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_ 24+0 teamed power stages rated for 105 A, ProCool II power connectors, MicroFine alloy chokes and premium metallic capacitors
  • Optimized Thermal Design_Enlarged VRM heatsinks plus integrated aluminum I/O cover, high-conductivity thermal pad, dual M.2 heatsinks with embedded backplates and ROG Water-Cooling Zone
  • High Performance Networking_Onboard Wi-Fi 6E, Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet, and ASUS LANGuard.
  • Fastest Gaming Connectivity_ PCIe 5.0, PCIE 5.0 M.2 card with Gen 5 M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 front-panel connector
  • Industry Leading Audio_ ROG SupremeFX ALC4080 codec withSavitech SV3H712 amplifier for high-fidelity audio
  • Unmatched Personalization_ 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, V-Latch switch, BIOSFlashBack, Q-Code, FlexKey, Q-Connector, SafeSlot and ROG graphics card holder
  • Renowned Software_ Bundled 1-year AIDA64 Extreme subscription and intuitive UEFI BIOS dashboard with integrated MemTest86

Auto-Extreme Technology
Auto-Extreme Technology is an automated manufacturing process that sets new standards in the industry by allowing soldering to be completed in a single pass. This reduces thermal strain on components and avoids the use of harsh cleaning chemicals, resulting in less environmental impact, lower manufacturing power consumption, and a more reliable product overall.
ROG Maximus Z690 Apex makes overclocking accessible to both beginners and seasoned enthusiasts alike. Its beef-up power solution caters to the demands of 12th Gen Intel processors, while ASUS Enhanced Memory Profile technology makes it easy to ramp up DDR5 performance.
A comprehensive cooling solution is vital to a pursuit of performance. ROG Maximus Z690 Apex includes robust heatsinks and the ROG Water-Cooling Zone, a set of fan and sensor headers that help keep temperatures in check.
Maximus Z690 Apex delivers supersmooth WiFi 6E connectivity, extensive M.2 slots, and high-end audio - the essentials for any setup.
ROG Maximus Z690 Apex is packed with intuitive and flexible tools like 5-Way Optimization and a UEFI BIOS interface, giving users next-level control of system performance.
In addition to extraordinary performance and advanced tech, ROG Maximus Z690 Apex elevates aesthetics with extruded aluminum and touches of RGB lighting, for building a system that truly stands apart.


USB Ports Supported
6 x SATA III 1 x M.2 (2242/2260/2280) - PCIe 1 x M.2 (2242/2260/2280) - SATA & PCIe 1 x M.2 via PCIe 5.0 M.2 card (2242/2260/2280/22110) - PCIe DIMM.2_1 via ROG DIMM.2 (2242/2260/2280/22110) - PCIe DIMM.2_2 via ROG DIMM.2 (2242/2260/2280/22110) - PCIe
Intel Rapid Storage supports NVMe RAID 0/1/5, SATA RAID 0/1/5/10
Wi-Fi 6E 2x2 Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) Supports 2.4/5/6GHz frequency band Bluetooth v5.2
ROG SupremeFX 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC ALC4080
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C (at back) 5 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A (at back) 8 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 at back, 4 at mid-board) 4 x USB 2.0 (at mid-board) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C front panel connector
2 x PCIe 5.0 x16 1 x PCIe 3.0 x4 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C 5 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A 1 x Wi-Fi Module 1 x Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet 5 x Gold-plated audio jacks 1 x Optical S/PDIF out 1 x BIOS FlashBack  button  1 x Clear CMOS button  1 x PS/2 Keyboard 1 x PS/2 Mouse
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan 1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan 1 x 4-pin AIO Pump 3 x 4-pin Chassis Fan 2 x 4-pin Full Speed Fan 1 x W_PUMP+ 1 x 2-pin Water In 1 x 2-pin Water Out 1 x 3-pin Water Flow 1 x 24-pin Main 2 x 8-pin +12V 1 x 6-pin PCIe Graphics Card
2 x M.2 (Key M) 1 x DIMM.2 slot supports 2 x M.2 6 x SATA 6Gb/s 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 2 x USB 2.0 1 x 80 Light Bar jumper 3 x Addressable Gen2 1 x AURA RGB 1 x Front Audio
2 x BCLK button 1 x BIOS Switch button 1 x FlexKey button 1 x LN2 Mode jumper 1 x OSC sence 1 x Pause switch 12 x ProbeIt Measurement Points 1 x ReTry button 1 x RSVD 2 x RSVD switches 1 x Safe Boot button 1 x Slow Mode switch 1 x Start button 1 x 10-1 pin System Panel 1 x Thermal Sensor 1 x Thunderbolt 1 x V_Latch switch
PCI/PCI Express
Motherboard Type
Click here for CPU support
Form Factor
Intel 1700
Intel Z690
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CPU Support
RAM Technology
DDR5 (Dual Channel)
RAM Slots
2 x DIMM
RAM Speeds
Up to 6600(OC)
Maximum Memory
Graphics Ports
1 x ARGB RGB extension cable 1 x RGB extension cable 6 x SATA 6Gb/s cables 1 x 3-in-1 Thermistor cables pack 1 x ROG DIMM.2 with heatsink 1 x M.2 pad for ROG DIMM.2 2 x M.2 screw package for ROG DIMM.2 PCIe 5.0 M.2 Card 1 x ROG True Voltician 4 x cables for ROG True Voltician