ASUS ProArt Z690-Creator

ASUS ProArt Z690-Creator


ProArt Z690-Creator WiFi empowers creators of all levels by maximizing the performance of 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with powerful hardware and software, efficient cooling and lightning-fast connectivity including Thunderbolt™ 4, onboard 10 Gb and 2.5 Gb Ethernet, plus WiFi 6E.

  • Model

    Brand ASUS
    Model ProArt Z690-CREATOR WIFI

    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 / Pentium Gold / Celeron Processors

    * Refer to 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.


    Chipset Intel Z690

    Onboard Video

    Onboard Video Chipset Supported only by CPU with integrated graphic


    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 for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists), and memory frequency support depends on the CPU types.
    Maximum Memory Supported 128GB
    Channel Supported Dual Channel

    Expansion Slots

    PCI Express 5.0 x16 2 x PCI Express 5.0 x16

    * Actual support may vary by CPU.
    PCI Express 3.0 x16 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16

    * Supports Intel Optane Memory H Series on PCH-attached PCIE slot.

    Storage Devices

    SATA 6Gb/s 8 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*

    * M.2_4 slot shares bandwidth with SATA6G_5~8. SATA6G5~8 will be suspended once either a SATA or NVMe device is detected at M.2_4.
    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
    SATA RAID 0/1/5/10

    Onboard Audio

    Audio Chipset Realtek S1220A 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC
    Audio Channels 7.1 Channels

    Onboard LAN

    LAN Chipset Marvell AQtion 10Gb Ethernet
    Second LAN Chipset Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet
    Max LAN Speed 10Gbps + 10/100/1000/2500Mbps
    Wireless LAN Wi-Fi 6E
    802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.2

    Rear Panel Ports

    Back I/O Ports 2 x Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C port(s)
    6 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (6 x Type-A)
    2 x DisplayPort (Input only)
    1 x HDMI port
    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
    1 x Marvell AQtion 10Gb Ethernet port
    1 x Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet port
    5 x Audio jacks
    1 x BIOS FlashBack button

    Internal I/O Connectors

    Onboard USB 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (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)
    5 x 4-pin Chassis Fan header(s)
    3 x Addressable Gen 2 header(s)
    1 x AURA RGB header(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS header
    1 x COM Port header
    1 x CPU Over Voltage jumper
    1 x Front Panel Audio header (AAFP)
    1 x M.2 slot (Key E)
    1 x Speaker header
    1 x SPI TPM header (14-1pin)
    1 x 20-3 pin System Panel header with Chassis intrude function
    1 x RTC Battery header
    1 x Thermal Sensor 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
    1 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
    1 x 4-pin +12V Power connector

    Windows Compatibility

    Windows 11 Ready


    Features Special Features:
    - 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
    - VRM heatsink design
    - BIOS FlashBack button
    - BIOS FlashBack LED
    - Box Headers
    - ProCool II
    - 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
    Fan Xpert 4
    Turbo app
    IT Management software supported
    - ASUS Control Center Express(ACCE)
    ProArt Creator Hub
    Norton Anti-virus software (Free Trial version)
    AI Overclocking Guide
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3

    256 Mb

    WOL by PME, PXE

    Operating System:
    Windows 11 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit