Asus Prime Z690-P D4

$271.95

  • ATX Form Factor
  • Intel Z690 Chipset
  • LGA 1700 Socket
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4 Slots
  • 4 x SATA, 3 x M.2 Slots
  • 1 x PCIe 5.0 x16, 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 Slots
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 Slots
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1, Gen 2, Gen 2×2 Ports
  • Realtek 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • Windows 10 & 11 (64-Bit)

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Description

Intel® Z690 (LGA 1700) ATX motherboard with PCIe® 5.0, three M.2 slots, 14+1 DrMOS, DDR4, HDMI®, DisplayPort™, 2.5 Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C®, front USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C®, Thunderbolt™ 4 support and Aura Sync RGB lighting

  • Intel® LGA 1700 socket: Ready for 12th gen Intel® processors
  • Enhanced power solution: 14+1 DrMOS, 8+4 pin ProCool connector, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery
  • Comprehensive cooling: Large VRM heatsinks, M.2 heatsink, PCH heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4
  • ASUS OptiMem II: Careful routing of traces and vias, plus ground layer optimizations to preserve signal integrity for improved memory overclocking
  • Next-gen connectivity: DDR4, PCIe® 5.0, 2.5 Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C®, front panel USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C®, Thunderbolt™ 4 header support
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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 D4 provides users and PC DIY builders a range of performance tuning options via intuitive software and firmware features.



Performance

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  1. Intel® Socket LGA1700 for 12th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors
  2. Expansion slots
    • 1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 SafeSlot
    • 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16
    • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
    • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  3. 14+1 DrMOS
  1. 4 x DIMM
    • DDR4 5333 (OC)
    • Dual Channel
    • OptiMem II
  2. 3 x M.2 slots
    • 1 x M.2 22110 (PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
    • 1 x M.2 2280 (PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
    • 1 x M.2 22110 (PCIe 4.0 x4 & SATA modes)

Cooling

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  1. CPU fan headers
  2. VRM heatsinks
  1. One M.2 heatsink for two M.2 slots
  2. CHA fan header
  1. AIO pump header
  2. Chipset heatsink
  3. CHA fan headers

Personalization

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  1. 1 x AURA RGB header
  2. 1 x AURA Addressable Gen 2 header
  1. 2 x AURA Addressable Gen 2 headers

Connectivity

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  1. 2 x USB 2.0 ports(Type-A)
  2. DisplayPort
  3. HDMI® port
  4. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port (Type-A)
  5. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C®
  1. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 x Type-A)
  2. Realtek 2.5 Gb Ethernet
  3. 1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
  4. 5 x Audio Jacks
  5. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
  1. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C® Connector
  2. Thunderbolt™ header
  3. 4 x SATA 6 Gb/s
  4. 2 x USB 2.0 headers
  5. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header

  FLEXIBILITY 

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.

Intelligent Control

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Fan Expert 4

Flexible Air- and Liquid-Cooling Controls

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.

UEFI BIOS

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 Mode

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.

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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.

EZ Mode

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.

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Intuitive Graphical Fan Control

Fine-tune individual fan settings simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.

EZ XMP

Improve DRAM performance with one click.

Aura On/Off Mode (Stealth)

Easily enable or disable Aura RGB lighting, for a subdued aesthetic touch.

  COOLING 

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.

Heatsinks

M.2 Heatsink

M.2 Heatsink

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 Heatsink and Thermal Pads

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.

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4-Pin PWM/DC Fan

Each onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

  PERFORMANCE 

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.

Power Design

Stable power is essential to extract every last bit of performance out of 12th Generation Intel processors. Prime Z690-P D4 is geared to cater to the demands of these high-core-count CPUs.

14+1 DrMOS

14+1 DrMOS

A VRM with 14+1 DrMOS delivers the power and efficiency that the latest Intel processors demand.

Memory

OptiMem II

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.
Top layer – ground ring to prevent lateral interference.

 

Storage

Storage

Three M.2 slots (up to 64 Gbps)

Prime Z690-P D4 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.

Connectivity

Thunderbolt™ 4 Support

Thunderbolt™ 4 Support

Prime Z690-P D4 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.

  CUSTOMIZATION 

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.

Audio

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.

Personalization

Aura Sync

Aura Sync

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.

Static
Breathing
Strobing
Rainbow

Static

Breathing

Strobing

Rainbow

Color Cycle
Starry Night
Music Effect
Smart

Color Cycle

Starry Night

Music Effect

Smart

Dark
Adaptive color

Dark

Adaptive color

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

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.

Driver & Manual Download

 

DIY Friendly

Q-LED Core

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.
No DRAM Detected
No VGA Detected
No Boot Device Detected
Installation Completed

No DRAM Detected

Fast blinking
4 Hz (0.25 s)

No VGA Detected

Slow blinking
1/2 Hz (2 s)

No Boot Device Detected

Very slow blinking
1/8 Hz (8 s)

Installation Completed

Solid light

SafeSlot

SafeSlot

PCIe® 5.0 is 2x faster than PCIe® 4.0, so ASUS adapted the 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.

LANGuard
Overvoltage Protection
DRAM Overcurrent Protection
Stainless-Steel Back I/O

LANGuard

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.

Overvoltage Protection

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.

1000+
Compatible devices and components

The Prime Z690 series provides superior compatibility with thousands of components and memory support list identifies memory compatibility, giving you more choices for worry-free PC-building experiences.

8000+
Validation hours

Every ASUS motherboard is subjected to more than 8,000 hours of stringent tests, including burn-in, environmental, compatibility, software and safety tests to confirm their durability. ASUS reliability surpasses industry standards, ensuring that every component is designed to function flawlessly in any environment.

Temperature and humidity tests
Thermal measurement tests
Insertion tests
Aging tests

Temperature and humidity tests

Ensures components withstand extreme conditions.

Thermal measurement tests

Ensures that the system remains cool and stable under the heaviest loads.

Insertion tests

Every port and connector is put through repeated installation cycles.

Aging tests

Up to 48-hour aging test ensures reliability.

Power-consumption tests
Temperature and DC margin tests
Thermal-shock tests
Non-operation shock tests

Power-consumption tests

Checked for world-class energy efficiency.

Temperature and DC margin tests

Ensures that the motherboard is capable of coping with voltages fluctuations caused by varying temperatures.

Thermal-shock tests

Ensures ability to survive temperature changes during transportation.

Non-operation shock tests

Built to withstand jolts that may occur during shipping.

Burn-in tests
Installation tests
Drop tests
Salt and spray tests

Burn-in tests

Every component is checked to ensure flawless operation.

Installation tests

Connector placement is double-checked to ensure hassle-free installation.

Drop tests

Drop tests from various heights ensure durability.

Salt and spray tests

Tested for I/O reliability, prolonged lifespan and rust-resistance.

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Specs
Brand Name: Asus
Product Line: Prime
Product Model: Z690-P D4
Product Name: Prime Z690-P D4 Desktop Motherboard
Product Type: Desktop Motherboard
Processor & Chipset
Chipset Manufacturer: Intel
Chipset Model: Z690
Total Processor Supported: 1
Processor Socket: Socket LGA-1700
Processor Generation Supported: 12th Gen
Processor Supported: Pentium Gold, Celeron, Core i5, Core i7, Core i9
Memory
Number of Memory Slots: 4
Memory Form Factor: DIMM, UDIMM
Maximum Memory Supported: 128 GB
Memory Technology: DDR4 SDRAM
Memory Speed Supported: 5333 MHz, 5133 MHz, 5000 MHz, 4800 MHz, 4600 MHz, 4400 MHz, 4266 MHz, 4133 MHz, 4000 MHz, 3866 MHz, 3733 MHz, 3600 MHz, 3466 MHz, 3400 MHz, 3333 MHz, 3200 MHz, 3000 MHz, 2933 MHz, 2800 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2400 MHz, 2133 MHz
Intel Optane Memory Ready: Yes
I/O Controller
Controller Type: Serial ATA/600
Intel RST: Yes
RAID Supported: Yes
RAID Levels: 0, 1, 5, 10
Video
Onboard Video: CPU Dependent Video
Audio
Audio Channels: 7.1
Network & Communication
2.5Gigabit Ethernet: Yes
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 5
Total Number of PCI Express Slots: 5
Number of PCI Express x1 Slots: 1
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots: 4
Interfaces/Ports
Total Number of USB Ports: 6
Number of USB 2.0 Ports: 2
Number of USB 3.2 Ports: 1
Number of USB 3.2 Gen 1 Ports: 2
Number of USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A Ports: 1
S/PDIF: Yes
HDMI: Yes
DisplayPort: Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 1
Onboard Interfaces
Number of SATA Interfaces: 4
Number of M.2 Interfaces: 3
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports: 7
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports: 4
Number of Onboard USB 3.2 Ports: 3
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor: ATX
Width: 12.01″ (305 mm)
Depth: 9.21″ (234 mm)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents:
  • Prime Z690-P D4 Desktop Motherboard
  • 2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
  • 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
Brand Compatibility: Intel
Environmentally Friendly: Yes
Environmental Certification: RoHS