Asus ProArt Z690-Creator WiFi


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The Asus ProArt Z690-Creator WiFi is an ATX motherboard for Intel's 12th generation Core processors. It offers a great combination of features, I/O ports, and build quality.

In terms of external connectivity, this board is well equipped with two Thunderbolt 4 connectors, which are Type C and can be used as USB ports as well, plus six more USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports. For networking, a pair of 2.5 and 10Gbps LAN ports are available - as well as WiFi 6e and Bluetooth 5.2. Because this motherboard supports Thunderbolt, it includes a DisplayPort inputs on the I/O panel which allows pass-through from the video card to a TB connected monitor. It also has an HDMI output for use with the Intel graphics built into the CPU.

Internally this motherboard has four DDR5 memory slots, supporting up to 128GB of RAM. For storage, there are eight SATA III ports plus four M.2 slots - one of which shares lanes with some of the SATA ports. There are also a mix of three PCI Express slots available to handle a variety of expansion card configurations.

Model: Asus ProArt Z690-CREATOR WIFI


Socket 1700
CPU Compatibility Alder Lake
Form Factor ATX
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Z690
Front Side Bus DMI 4.0
Network Connectivity 10G + 2.5G Networking + WiFi 6e
Network Controller Marvell 10G + Intel I225 + Intel AX210
Audio Controller Onboard Realtek S1220A HD Audio
Cooling System Heatsink
Color Black
Memory Support
Type DDR5
Maximum Speed 4800 MHz
Number of Slots 4
Maximum Size per Slot 32 GB
Maximum Amount Supported 128 GB
Onboard Video
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type CPU Dependant
Maximum HDMI Resolution  4096x2160
HDMI Version 2.0
Notes: Displayport IN for Thunderbolt Outputs
External Connections
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (USB 3.1) 6
Audio Out Surround Sound (7.1)
Audio In Line-In/Microphone
LAN (RJ45) 2
Wireless Antenna Port Yes
Thunderbolt Ports 2
Thunderbolt Version 4
Internal Connections
USB 2.0 2 (providing 4 ports)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) 1
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type C 1
SATA III 6.0Gbps 8
M.2 Connector 4
M.2 Support 2x 42-110mm NVMe (Gen4), 1x 42-80mm NVMe (Gen4), 1x 42-80mm NVMe (Gen4) + SATA
TPM (module sold separately) 1
Compatible TPM Asus TPM-SPI
SATA Controllers
SATA III 6.0Gbps Controller 1 Intel Z690
Expansion Slots
Slot 1 Slot not available on this board
Slot 2 PCI Express 5.0 x16
Slot 3 Slot not available on this board
Slot 4 Slot not available on this board
Slot 5 PCI Express 5.0 x8 in a x16 size
Slot 6 Slot not available on this board
Slot 7 PCI Express 3.0 x4 in a x16 size
Additional Information
SLI Compatible No
Crossfire Compatible No
RAID Support 0/1/5/10
Built-in Webcam No
Built-in Microphone No
Bluetooth Yes (5.2)
Integrated IO Shield Yes
BIOS Features
EZ Flash Yes
OC Profiles Yes
Height 305 mm (12.0 in)
Width 244 mm (9.6 in)
Net Weight 1.444 kg (3.2 lbs)