ASUS ROG MAXIMUS Z790 APEX (3Y)

AI OVERCLOCKING
Effortless performance boost
AI COOLING II
One-click fan tuning
GEN 5 SUPPORT
x2 PCIe 5.0 x16 slots
PCIE 5.0 M.2
Provides a PCIe 5.0 slot and large heatsink
ROG DIMM.2
Adds x2 M.2 slots in a DIY-friendly shell
DDR5
8000+ MT/s, AEMP II, XMP
WIFI 6E
3 Years Warranty

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$1,129.00 w/GST

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Maximize your custom PC build with the powerful and feature-rich ASUS ROG MAXIMUS Z790 APEX (3Y) motherboard. Boasting cutting-edge DDR5 and PCIe Gen 5 technology, this motherboard offers exceptional value for anyone looking to upgrade their system.

 

Transform your gaming setup and take it to the next level with your very own custom PC today! Discover the specs of the ASUS ROG MAXIMUS Z790 APEX (3Y):

CPU

Intel® Socket LGA1700 for 13th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors & 12th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors*
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0**
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list.
** Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types.

Chipset

Intel® Z790 Chipset

Memory

2 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR5 8000+(OC)/7800(OC)/7600 (OC)/7467(OC)/7200(OC)/7000(OC)/6800(OC)/6600(OC)/6400(OC)/ 6200(OC)/ 6000(OC)/ 5800(OC)/ 5600/ 5400/ 5200/ 5000/ 4800 Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory*
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
OptiMem III
* Supported memory types, data rate (Speed), and number of DRAM modules vary depending on the CPU and memory configuration, for more information refer to www.asus.com for memory support list.

Expansion Slots

Intel® 13th & 12th Gen Processors*
2 x PCIe 5.0 x16 slots (supports x16 or x8/x8 modes)**
Intel® Z790 Chipset
1 x PCIe 4.0×4 slot
1 x PCIe 4.0×1 slot
* Please check the PCIe bifurcation table on the support site (https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1037507/).
** When the PCIE 5.0 M.2 card is installed on the PCIEX16(G5)_2, PCIEX16(G5)_1 will run x8 only.
– To ensure compatibility of the device installed, please refer to https://www.asus.com/support/ for the list of supported peripherals.

Storage

Total supports 5 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*
Intel® 13th & 12th Gen Processors
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot (Key M) via PCIe 5.0 M.2 card, type 2242/2260/2280/22110
Intel® Z790 Chipset**
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 & SATA modes)
DIMM.2_1 slot (Key M) via ROG DIMM.2, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
DIMM.2_2 slot (Key M) via ROG DIMM.2, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 4.0 x4 mode)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports**
* Intel® Rapid Storage Technology supports PCIe RAID 0/1/5/10, SATA RAID 0/1/5/10
** RAID configuration and boot drives are not supported on the SATA6G_E1-2 ports.

Ethernet

1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet
ASUS LANGuard

Wireless & Bluetooth

Wi-Fi 6E
2×2 Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
Supports 2.4/5/6GHz frequency band*
Bluetooth® v5.3**
* WiFi 6E 6GHz regulatory may vary between countries.
** The Bluetooth version may vary, please refer to the Wi-Fi module manufacturer’s website for the latest specifications.

USB

Rear USB (Total 10 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port (1 x USB Type-C®)
5 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (5 x Type-A)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 x Type-A)
Front USB (Total 9 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 connector (supports USB Type-C® with up to 60W PD/QC4+)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 headers support additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports

Audio

ROG SupremeFX 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC ALC4080
– Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
– Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
– High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR recording input
– Supports up to 32-Bit/384 kHz playback
Audio Features
– SupremeFX Shielding Technology
– Savitech SV3H712 AMP
– Gold-plated audio jacks
– Rear optical S/PDIF out port
– Premium audio capacitors
– Audio cover

Back Panel I/O Ports

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port (1 x USB Type-C®)
5 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (5 x Type-A)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 x Type-A)
1 x Wi-Fi Module
1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet port
5 x Gold-plated audio jacks*
1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
1 x BIOS FlashBack™  button
1 x Clear CMOS button
1 x PS/2 Keyboard (purple) port
1 x PS/2 Mouse (green) port
*The rear panel Lime (Line out) port does not support spatial audio. If you wish to use spatial audio make sure to connect your audio output device to the audio jack on the front panel of your chassis.

Internal I/O Connectors

Fan and Cooling related
1 x 4-pin CPU Fan header
1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan header
1 x 4-pin AIO Pump header
3 x 4-pin Chassis Fan headers
2 x 4-pin Full Speed Fan headers
1 x W_PUMP+ header
1 x 2-pin Water In header
1 x 2-pin Water Out header
1 x 3-pin Water Flow header
Power related
1 x 24-pin Main Power connector
2 x 8-pin +12V Power connector
1 x 6-pin PCIe Power connectorStorage related
2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
1 x DIMM.2 slot supports 2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s portsUSB
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 connector (supports USB Type-C® )
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 headers support 4 additional USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
2 x USB 2.0 headers support 4 additional USB 2.0 portsMiscellaneous
1 x 80 Light Bar jumper
3 x Addressable Gen 2 headers
1 x Aura RGB header
2 x BCLK button
1 x BIOS Switch button
1 x FlexKey button
1 x Front Panel Audio header (AAFP)
1 x LN2 Mode jumper
1 x Osc sense header
1 x Pause switch
12 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
1 x ReTry button
2 x RSVD switches
1 x RSVD header
1 x Safe Boot button
1 x Slow Mode switch
1 x Start button
1 x V_Latch switch
1 x 10-1 pin System Panel header
1 x Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) header
1 x Thermal Sensor header

Special Features

Extreme OC Kit
– FlexKey button
– LN2 Mode
– ProbeIt
– ReTry button
– Safe boot button
– Start button
– Slow Mode
Extreme Engine Digi+
-SMD Capacitor
– MicroFine Alloy ChokeASUS Q-Design
– M.2 Q-Latch
– PCIe Slot Q-Release
– Q-Code
– Q-Connector
– Q-LED (CPU [red], DRAM [yellow], VGA [white], Boot Device [yellow green])
– Q-SlotASUS Thermal Solution
– M.2 heatsink backplate
– M.2 heatsink
– VRM heatsink designASUS EZ DIY
– BIOS FlashBack™ button
– Clear CMOS button
– CPU Socket lever protector
– ProCool II
– Pre-mounted I/O shield
– SafeSlot
– SafeDIMMAura Sync
– Aura RGB header(s)
– Addressable Gen 2 header(s)Dual BIOSFront Panel USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 with Quick Charge 4+ Support
– Support: up to 60W charging*
– Output: 5/9/15/20V max. 3A, PPS:3.3–21V max. 3A
– Compatible with PD3.0 and PPS
* To support 60W, please install the power cable to the 6-pin PCIe power connector or else only 27W will be supported.

Software Features

ROG Exclusive Software
– GameFirst VI
– ROG CPU-Z
– Sonic Studio III + Sonic Studio Virtual Mixer + Sonic Suite Companion
– Sonic Radar III
– DTS® Sound Unbound
– BullGuard or equivalent internet security (1-year full version)
ASUS Exclusive Software
Armoury Crate
– AIDA64 Extreme (1 year full version)
– Aura Creator
– Aura Sync
– Fan Xpert 4 (with AI Cooling II)
– Power Saving
– Two-Way AI Noise Cancellation
AI Suite 3
– Easy Optimization with AI Overclocking
– TPU
– DIGI+ Power Control
– Turbo app
– PC Cleaner
MyAsus
WinRARUEFI BIOS
AI Overclocking Guide
ASUS EZ DIY
– ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
– ASUS EZ Flash 3
– ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
MemTest86

BIOS

2 x 256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Accessories

ROG DIMM.2 with Heatsink
1 x ROG DIMM.2 with heatsink
1 x M.2 pad for ROG DIMM.2
2 x M.2 screw package for ROG DIMM.2
PCIe 5.0 M.2 Card with Heatsink
1 x PCIe 5.0 M.2 Card with heatsink
1 x M.2 screw package for ROG PCIe 5.0 M.2 CardAdditional Cooling Kit
1 x Thermal pad for M.2
1 x DDR5 Fan holder
1 x DDR5 Fan
1 x DDR5 Fan screwMiscellaneous
1 x ASUS Wi-Fi moving antennas
1 x Q-connector
1 x ROG overclocking medal
1 x ROG thank you card
2 x M.2 Q-Latch packages for M.2 backplate
2 x M.2 backplate Rubber PackagesInstallation Media
1 x USB drive with utilities and drivers

Operating System

Windows® 11, Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

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Brand

ASUS

Socket

LGA1700

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