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ASUS Launches New Motherboards, PSUs, Monitors, and Others

During its Break All Limits event, ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) a new generation of Intel-based motherboards, power supplies, monitors, and more.


ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme

The ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme motherboard features DDR5 RAM support, 24+1 teamed power stages ready for up to 105 amps, MicroFine alloy chokes, and premium-grade capacitors cooled by a big cold-forged heatsink. It comes bundled with ASUS-exclusive software, including AI Overclocking, AI Cooling, and Fan Xpert 4.


In terms of connectivity, it has onboard Wi-Fi 6E, 10 Gb and 2.5 Gb Ethernet port, PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot, a USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 front-panel connector with Thunderbolt 4 support as well as several USB Type-C ports on the rear I/O panel. For audio, it uses the ROG SupremeFX ALC4082 sound chip with an ESS ES9018Q2C DAC. It also comes with a brand-new USB oscilloscope - ROG True Voltician - that allows users to visualise voltages, clock speeds, and more.


ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme Glacial

The ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme Glacial is the sibling of the Extreme motherboard but takes one step further for liquid-cooling enthusiasts, with a head-turning transparent monoblock that covers the CPU socket area and three onboard M.2 slots. For RGB, it offers ROG's new AniMe Matrix LED display, a 2-inch LiveDash OLED, AuraSync, and four RGB headers.


ROG Maximus Z690 Apex

The ROG Maximus Z690 Apex comes with liquid-nitrogen cooling and extreme memory module speeds. It also features a Slow Mode switch, LN mode jumper, thermal sensor headers, and eight ProbeIt measurement points. It uses ASUS Auto-Extreme technology to deliver better overclocking stability, cooling performance, power efficiency, and product longevity, as well as larger voltage thresholds.


For connectivity, it offers two M.2 slots with backplates, two more M.2 slots on a DIMM.2 card, one PCIe 5.0 slot on the bundled ROG Hyper M.2 card, Wi-Fi 6E, 2.5 Gb Ethernet port, a Thunderbolt 4 header, USB Type-C, one RGB header, and three addressable Gen 2 RGB headers.


ROG Maximus Z690 Formula

The Moonlight White ROG Maximus Z690 Formula features the CrossChill EK III heatsink with built-in liquid cooling outlets and inlets to chill the VRMs. It has teamed 20+1 power stages rated for up to 105 amps. For audio, it uses the SupremeFX ALC4082 sound chip with an ESS ES9018Q2C DAC and two-way AI noise cancellation.


It is equipped with three onboard M.2 slots, two more M.2 slots via the bundled ROG Hyper M.2 card, onboard Wi-Fi 6E, 10 Gb Ethernet port, a USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 front-panel connector, dual Thunderbolt 4 ports on the rear I/O panel, as well as full support for PCIe 5.0 video cards and DDR5 memory modules.


ROG Maximus Z690 Hero

The ROG Maximus Z690 Hero motherboard offers 20+1 teamed power stages rated for up to 90 amps, along with new Polymo lighting on its I/O cover. The motherboard includes onboard Wi-Fi 6E and 2.5 Gb Ethernet, three onboard M.2 slots with two more available via the bundled ROG Hyper M.2 card. For audio, it uses an ESS 9018Q2C DAC.


ROG Strix Z690-E Gaming WiFi

The ROG Strix Z690-E Gaming WiFi has 18+1 teamed power stages, 8+8 ProCool II power connectors, alloy chokes, and rugged capacitors. It uses two aluminum heatsinks covering the rear I/O and VRMs, connected by an L-shaped heatpipe for cooling. It features a PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot, two additional PCIe 4.0 drives with the bundled ROG Hyper M.2 card, Wi-Fi 6E, Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet, HDMI 2.1, and a USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C port.


Other notable features include AI Overclocking, AI Cooling, AI Networking, two way AI noise cancellation, Savitech SV3H712 DAC, DTS Sound Unbound, and Sonic Studio III.


ROG Strix Z690-F Gaming WiFi

With 16+1 teamed power stages and PCIe 4.0 storage options, the ROG Strix Z690-F Gaming WiFi comes with onboard Wi-Fi 6E, Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet, and USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C ports, as well as Savitech SV3H712 DAC and two-way AI noise cancellation.