TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4

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Intel® Z690 (LGA 1700) ATX gaming motherboard, 15 DrMOS power stages, PCIe® 5.0, DDR4 memory, four M.2 slots, WiFi 6 and Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet, HDMI®, DisplayPort™, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C®, front USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C, SATA 6 Gbps, Thunderbolt™ 4 support and Aura Sync RGB lighting
  • Intel® LGA 1700 socket: Ready for 12th Gen Intel Core™ processors
  • Enhanced power solution: 14+1 DrMOS, six-layer PCB, ProCool sockets, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery
  • Next-gen connectivity: PCIe® 5.0, USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C®, front USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, Thunderbolt™ 4 header support
  • Made for online gaming: WiFi 6, Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet and TUF LANGuard
  • Two-way AI Noise-Cancelation: Reduces background noise from the microphone and audio output for crystal-clear communication in games or video conferences
  • Comprehensive cooling: Enlarged VRM heatsink, PCH fanless heatsink, M.2 heatsinks, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4 utility in Armoury Crate
  • Outshine RGB Aura Effect: Stylish edge and PCH lighting design, addressable RGB headers and RGB strip header support
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Durable. Stable. Reliable.

ASUS TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 takes all the essential elements of the latest Intel® processors and combines them with game-ready features and proven durability. Engineered with military-grade components, an upgraded power solution and a comprehensive cooling system, this motherboard offers rock-solid and stable performance for marathon gaming. Aesthetically, TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 sports the new TUF Gaming logo and incorporates simple geometric design elements to reflect the dependability and stability that defines the TUF Gaming series.

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  • HDMI

  • DisplayPort

  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C®

  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1

  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen2

  • Intel® 2.5G Ethernet

  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C®

  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6

  • 7.1-ch Audio

  • 1 x PCIe 5.0 x16 (CPU)
    1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (PCH, at x4 mode)
    - ASUS SafeSlot

  • Realtek® 7.1-ch Audio CODEC
    Exclusive DTS Audio Processing
    - TUF Gaming Audio Cover
    - Audio Shielding
    - Dedicated audio PCB layers
    - Premium audio capacitors

  • ProCool Connectors

  • 3 x Addressable Gen 2 RGB headers
    1 x RGB Strip header

  • DrMOS

  • AURA Sync

  • DDR4 5333 (OC)
    ASUS OptiMem II

  • Intel® Socket LGA1700 for 12th Gen Intel® Core™,
    Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors

  • 1 x Front USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C® port

  • 1 x Front USB 3.2 Gen 1 header

  • 2 x M.2 22110 PCIe 4.0 x4 mode
    1 x M.2 2280 PCIe 4.0 x4 & SATA modes
    1 x M.2 2280 PCIe 4.0 x4 mode

  • 4 x SATA 3.0 Ports

  • Intel® Z690 Chipset

  • 2 x Front USB 2.0 headers

  • 1 x Thunderbolt header

Rock-Solid Performance

With upgraded power delivery and comprehensive cooling options to drive the 12th Gen Intel Core™ processors, plus support for faster memory and storage, TUF GAMING Z690 motherboards are the perfect foundation for your next high-core-count battle rig.

Power Design

DrMOS

The onboard VRMs feature 14+1 DrMOS power stages that combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that 12th Gen Intel Core processors demand.The power stages are each rated to handle 80 amperes to provide stable performance for current and future Intel processors.

DrMOS power stages approved by Intel provide more efficient voltage regulation to the CPU while also generating less heat than traditional MOSFET designs.

Six-Layer PCB Design

Multiple PCB layers optimize heat management for critical components, providing more headroom to push CPUs beyond stock speeds.

TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features a 6-layer PCB Design.

ProCool Connectors

Enhanced EATX 8-Pin and 4-Pin Connectors

・ Provide extreme durability
・ Prevent hotspots and connector failure

Compared to traditional power inputs, ASUS ProCool connectors are built to tight specifications to ensure full contact with PSU power cables. The resulting lower impedance helps prevent hotspots and connector failure.

TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features ProCool Connectors built to tight specifications to ensure full contact with PSU power cables.
Enhanced EATX 4-Pin and 8-Pin connectors increase maximum power delivery by 42%, from 7A to 10A per pin.

TUF Components

TUF Chokes

Certified military-grade TUF chokes deliver rock-solid power to the CPU, improving system stability.

TUF Capacitors

Proprietary capacitors provide up to 20% wider temperature tolerance and five times longer lifespan.

TUF capacitors provide up to 20% wider temperature tolerance and five times longer lifespan.

Digi+ VRM

The integrated Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, optimized for ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times.

TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features Digi+ VRM.

COOLING

Cooler by design

1. Enlarged VRM heatsink

The extensive surface area of the massive heatsink covers the VRMs and chokes to improve heat dissipation.

2. Enlarged PCH heatsink

An expanded surface area for the chipset cooler maximizes performance and heat dissipation.

3. Three M.2 slots with heatsinks

Three out of four M.2 slots have dedicated heatsinks, keeping M.2 SSDs at optimal operating temperatures to ensure consistent performance and reliability.

TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features an expanded VRM heatsink and thermal pad, and three M.2 slots with heatsinks.
TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features multiple temperature sources.
  • TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features multiple temperature sources.
  • TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features AIO water-cooling settings.
  • TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features 4-pin PWM/DC fan.
  • TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features Smart fan protection.

Comprehensive Fan Controls

TUF GAMING Z690 motherboards feature comprehensive fan controls that can be configured via the Fan Xpert 4 utility or the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS.

  • Multiple temperature sources
  • AiO water-cooling set
  • 4-pin PWM/DC fan
  • Smart fan protection
  • Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors for workload-based cooling, and all settings can be easily managed by Fan Xpert 4 or via the UEFI.​

  • An integrated AIO system enables full control of PWM or DC water pumps, making it perfect for custom or self-contained cooling setups.

  • All onboard chassis fan headers support auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.

  • A dedicated integrated circuit protects each fan header from excess heat and electrical currents.

MEMORY & STORAGE

DRAM Overclocking Performance

DDR4 OC 5333

Improvements to trace routing design provide the latest Intel processors with enhanced access to memory bandwidth. ASUS OptiMem II technology carefully maps memory signal pathways across different PCB layers to reduce path distance, and it adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk.

TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 improves from Z590 series.
TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 features DDR4 OC 5333.
M.2_1 and M.2_3 support 22110, and M.2_2 and M.2_4 support type 2280.

Four PCIe 4.0 M.2

The four PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots support up to two 22110 devices and also provide NVMe SSD RAID support for incredible performance potential. Create a RAID configuration with up to four PCIe 4.0 storage devices to enjoy the fastest data transfer speeds.


PCIe 4.0x4 provides two times performance.
*Actual transmission speed will be lower than theoretical maximum speed.
* M.2_2 and M.2_4 support type 2280.

CONNECTIVITY

TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4’s PCIe 5.0.

PCIe 5.0

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

PCIe 5.0 offers twice the data transfer speed of PCIe 4.0.
Front USB portal.

Front USB Port

A full complement of USB ports support high-end rigs loaded with peripherals, including a front-panel USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C® connector that provides data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps.

USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C

Extensive USB support ensures connections to a wide array of peripherals. TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 includes a USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C® port on the rear I/O panel that delivers increased bandwidth and transmission speeds of up to 20 Gbps.

Thunderbolt 4 Support

TUF GAMING Z690 series features Thunderbolt™ 4 support via an on-board header. With an Intel-certified ASUS ThunderboltEX 4 add-on card* TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 can also 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.
* ASUS ThunderboltEX 4 add-on card is sold separately.

40 Gbps via Thunderbolt 4

Consistent, superfast performance

Enable bi-directional speeds of up to 40 Gbps on a single cable.
Thunderbolt 4 port.

Easy PC DIY

TUF GAMING motherboards are designed to be easy to set up and configure just the way you want — even for first-time builders. The TUF GAMING Alliance ecosystem makes selecting compatible parts easy, while Armoury Crate software provides Fan Xpert 4 and hardware information and offers full full control of Two-Way AI Noise Cancellation, RGB lighting and peripheral settings. The TUF GAMING platform gives you the arsenal you need to build and optimize your dream gaming rig, without unnecessary complexity.

TUF Gaming Alliance’s lineup (all PC component lineup).

Build with Confidence

TUF GAMING Alliance is a collaboration between ASUS and trusted PC component brands to ensure compatibility across a wide range of parts, such as PC cases, power supplies, CPU coolers, memory kits and more. With new partnerships and components being added regularly, the TUF Gaming Alliance will continue to grow even stronger. Learn More

TUF PROTECTION

SafeSlot & SafeDIMM

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. Meanwhile, strong ASUS SafeDIMM sheathes support and protect memory modules on select ASUS motherboards, empowering you to insert your modules with speed, accuracy and confidence.

SafeSlot & SafeDIMM positions.

ESD Guards

ESD Guards prolong the life of components while preventing damage from electrostatic discharge, providing protection for up to +/- 10 kV of air discharge and +/- 6 kV of contact discharge — greatly surpassing the respective industry standards of +/- 6 kV and +/- 4 kV. Surface-mounted TVS diodes in a dual in-line package help protect your PC from voltage spikes.

USB Connectors Additional on-circuit ESD transient-voltage-suppression

TUF LANGuard

TUF LANGuard is a military-grade innovation that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput, protecting the motherboard from lightning strikes and static electricity.

TUF LANGuard has 2.5 times higher surge tolerance.
DRAM Overvoltage Protection icon.

DRAM Overvoltage Protection

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 Panel

TUF GAMING motherboards have a corrosion-resistant stainless steel back I/O panel bonded with chromium oxide to provide a lifespan that’s three times longer than traditional panels. With this protective feature, TUF GAMING motherboards passed 72-hour salt fog testing, while other brands only passed 24-hour testing.

3X Longer Lifespan 72-hour salt fog testing
Corrosion-resistant stainless steel back I/O panel.

EASY CONFIGURATION

M.2 Q-Latch

M.2 Q-Latch

The innovative Q-Latch makes it easy to install or remove an M.2 SSD without the need for specific tools. The design employs a simple locking mechanism to secure the M.2 SSD, neatly eliminating the need for screws.

Removable Captive Screws

Removable Captive Screws

Specialized M.2 slot screws reduce the risk of dropping or losing a screw somewhere in your case during M.2 heatsink removal.

Q-LED

Q-LED

The on-board Q-LED troubleshooting lights give PC builders a quick indicator to confirm that key components ― CPU, RAM, graphics card, storage devices ― are functioning normally during startup.

Armoury Crate

Armoury Crate is exclusive ASUS software that gives you centralized control of supported gaming products. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate lets you easily customize RGB lighting and effects for every compatible device in your arsenal and synchronize them with Aura Sync for unified system lighting effects. It also provides hardware information and control of settings for a select and growing number of products, including keyboard and mouse preferences, Fan Xpert 4 and Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation, making it easier to tune the look and feel of your system. Armoury Crate even features dedicated product registration and news sections to help you stay in touch with the gaming community.​
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  • Hardware Information

  • Fan Xpert 4

  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation

  • Aura Sync

  • Driver & Manual Download

  • Account Management

Immersive Gaming

TUF GAMING Z690 motherboards provide a high-performance gaming package with a long list of features to improve your experiences, including ultrafast networking for smoother online gameplay, pristine audio with positional cues for FPS gaming, and onboard RGB lighting that syncs with attached accessories to help you create a personalized gaming atmosphere.

Networking

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. The WiFi antenna designs with four-way positioning that enables better signal reception, and a magnetic base to secure the antenna on the top or side of the PC case. wifi6

Show Wifi 6 port. Show Wifi 6 port.

MyASUS

MyASUS offers a variety of support features to help you contact customer service, troubleshoot issues and optimize product performance. You can also use MyASUS to enable the WiFi SmartConnect function to automatically connect to the wireless router with the best signal. Learn more

MyASUS UI

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Intel® 2.5 Gb Ethernet photo.

Intel® 2.5 Gb Ethernet

Onboard 2.5 Gb Ethernet gives your wired connection a boost with speeds that are up to 2.5x faster than standard Ethernet connections. This translates to incredibly fast file transfers, low-lag online gaming, and high-res video streaming.

Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation

This powerful ASUS-exclusive utility leverages a massive deep-learning database to reduce background noise from the microphone* and incoming audio while preserving voices. Distracting keyboard clatter, mouse clicks and other ambient noises are removed so you can hear and be heard with perfect clarity while gaming or during calls.


*An audio splitter (3.5 mm audio jack Y-cable) is necessary when using a 3.5 mm headset.

500M

Deep-learning
database

Audio

Input/output

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Fidelity

Minimal

Performance impact

COD: MW - FPS (2560 x 1440)

ASUS Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation has the minimal performance impact compares to similar technology.
*Testing configuration: CPU: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor; motherboard: ROG MAXIMUS XIII HERO; graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3070; DRAM: G.SKILL F4-3200C16Q-32GVK; power: SUPER FLOWER 550W; HDD: ADATA SX910 SSD 128G; cooling: Enermax T.B.APOLLISH; game: CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE; voice communication app: Discord (in-app noise canceling effects disabled); background noise: keyboard typing, mouse clicking, people talking, and music
*Actual performance varies by configuration
ASUS Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation using scenario.

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Background noise

Other human voice

Human speech

Gaming Audio

Realtek 7.1 Channel Audio

Realtek 7.1 Surround Sound

1.TUF Gaming audio chip protection

Enhanced electrical shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals to ensure the best quality.

2. High-definition audio

Premium audio capacitors provide warm, natural and immersive sound.

3. Audio shielding

Our specialized audio path design separates analog and digital signal domains to significantly reduce multi-lateral interference.

Pristine audio

The unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek for TUF GAMING X570-PRO WIFI II motherboards features an unprecedented 98 dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line out, providing pristine audio quality.

DTS Audio Processing

DTS Audio Processing enhances gaming headset and speaker audio experiences by reducing distortion and by providing deeper bass, so games, movies and music sound better. It also allows you to customize audio settings.

Outshine the Competition

A well-tuned system deserves a matching aesthetic. TUF Gaming Z690 series features edge lighting to enhance its rugged look, and now the PCH heatsink gets RGB lighting to take the style even further. ASUS Aura offers full RGB control with a variety of functional presets for built-in LEDs as well as third-party strips you can connect to onboard RGB headers. And it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.

Learn more about ASUS Aura Sync.
  • Static Static
  • Breathing Breathing
  • Strobing Strobing
  • Rainbow Rainbow
  • Color cycle Color Cycle
  • Starry night Starry Night
  • Music effect Music Effect
  • CPU temperature Smart
  • Music effect Dark
  • CPU temperature Adaptive Color

Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header

Addressable Gen 2 RGB strip

RGB Header

GB strip
TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 motherboard with RGB lighting.
The addressable Gen 2 RGB header

Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header

The addressable Gen 2 RGB header is now 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 header also offers backward-compatibility with existing addressable RGB gear.

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