The ASUS ROG Strix Z790-F WiFi 6E Gaming motherboard is designed with boosted power delivery and optimized cooling to cope with the demands of powerful 13th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. Along with the latest Wi-Fi 6E, DDR5 Memory and PCI Express® 5.0 for superfast data transfer, memory and storage performance, ROG Strix Z790-F Gaming WiFi is unmistakably ROG with its futuristic design elements, iridescent ROG logo, monochrome finish and Aura lighting that will give your build a subtle but vibrant look.
ASUS ROG Strix Z790-F GAMING WIFI Intel ATX Motherboard
GET READY FOR THE NEWEST GENERATIONBeneath its dark heatsinks and brooding aesthetic, the ROG Strix Z790-F packs a power solution and overclocking features that push Intel® 13th Gen Core processors to new heights. Flush with advanced thermal management for quieter builds, along with support for DDR5, PCIe 5.0, and WiFi 6E, this well-equipped powerhouse delivers massive bandwidth for everything.
Please note: This motherboard is compatible with Intel® Socket LGA 1700 – ready for 13th Gen Intel® Core™ processors & 12th Gen Intel Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors.
LGA 1700CPU Socket
Supports 12th & 13th GenIntel® Core™ Processors
Teamed Power Architecture and Power Solution
1.Intel® Socket LGA 1700 for 13th & 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors,
and Pentium® Gold, and Celeron® Processors.
2. Dual Channel Memory, 4 x DIMM Max. 128GB, DDR5 7800+ MT/s (OC) /
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) and OPTIMEM III
3. 16+1 Power Stages
4. Expansion Slots – • 1 x PCIe 5.0 (x16) SafeSlot CPU
5. • 2 x PCIe 4.0 (x16) Slot Chipset • 1 x PCIe 3.0 (x1) Slot Chipset
6. Four M.2 Slots – • 2 x PCIe 4.0 (x4) M.2 22110 • 1 x PCIe 4.0 (x4) M.2 2280
Experience All-Round Performance
PUSH FREQUENCY AND TIMINGS TO THE MAXRobust power delivery, speedy storage and memory, and comprehensive cooling elevate any build with the ROG Strix Z790-F at its center. ASUS AI Overclocking profiles the CPU and cooling to predict the optimal configuration and push the system to its limits.
DDR5 STRENGTH & AEMP IIROG has a long legacy of flexing the fastest memory performance, and DDR5 is no outlier. Thanks to improved signal routing, now enthusiast-grade kits have been driven far beyond the 7 GT/s mark on the Strix Z790-F.
AEMP II allows for automatic tuning of kits during system startup and leverages the PCB trace optimizations of the Strix Z790-F to push frequencies higher than ever before.
HIGH-QUALITY COMPONENTS1. Power Architecture 16+1 power stages
2. Alloy chokes and durable capacitors
3. Dual PROCOOL II power connectors
4. Six-Layer PCB
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Expert Thermal Management
TWO THICK HEATSINKSCovering the power solution are two thick heatsinks connected by a heatpipe, sharing cooling capacity across VRMs and providing ample surface area and mass to handle the power needs of high-performance Intel 13th Gen processors.
Outshine the Competition
PERSONALIZE YOUR GAMING RIGThe ROG Strix Z790-F bears the same LGA 1700 socket as the Z690 models, so it is backward compatible with all coolers that supported the previous generation, including all AIO offerings from ASUS and ROG.
ROG Strix motherboards feature ASUS Aura technology, enabling full lighting control and a variety of presets for both onboard RGB LEDs and third-party accessories. Effects can be easily synced across compatible ROG graphics cards, monitors, keyboards, and mice to give your setup a unified look.
Undeniably ROG Strix
THE ROG STRIX ECOSYSTEM AWAITSWhen the lights are out, the ROG Strix Z790-F blends into the shadows with its dark pcb and black metal heatinks. Activate the customizable RGB logo on the shroud, and the board makes a bold statement. Transparent layers and subtle brand-centric details add aesthetic depth and texture. Pair the Strix Z790-F with other products from the diverse ROG ecosystem to create a fully-customized gaming setup that reflects your personal style.
Create a Fully Customized Gaming Setup
DIY FRIENDLY PCIE SLOT Q-RELEASEA physical button unlocks the first PCIe slot’s security latch with one press, greatly simplifying the process of detaching a PCIe card from the motherboard when it’s time to upgrade to a new GPU or other compatible device. The innovative Q-Latch makes it easy to install or remove an SSD from an M.2 slot. The design employs a simple locking mechanism to secure the drive, eliminating the need for a traditional screw.
PCIE 5.0 PERFORMANCEThe top PCIe 5.0 x16 SafeSlot is well-equipped for the increased size and bandwidth of next-gen graphics cards. Zippy storage options abound with four PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots, all featuring robust heatsinks to maximize performance.
Supreme Networking Capability
WIFI 6EOnboard WiFi 6E technology takes advantage of newly available spectrum in the 6 GHz band to provide up to seven 160 MHz channels for ultrafast throughput and better performance in dense wireless environments.
INTEL® 2.5 GB ETHERNETLow-latency gaming, speedy file transfers, and high-resolution video streaming are among the many perks of onboard Intel® 2.5 Gbps Ethernet.
Fine-quality Components for Exceptional Clarity & Fidelity
UNIQUE DESIGN FEATURES FOR POWERFUL AUDIOROG Strix Z790 motherboards are pre-loaded with the DTS® Sound Unbound™ app that envelops you in audio as never before, conjuring whole new levels of immersion for extraordinary gaming and entertainment experiences. ROG SupremeFX is a unique blend of hardware and software technologies that provide superior audio. The Strix Z790-F implementation features the ALC4080 codec for high-resolution playback up to 32-bit/384 kHz across all channels. Front-panel output is streamed through the integrated Savitech amplifier that can drive high-fidelity acoustics to a wide variety of speakers and headsets.
ARMED WITH ALL THE ESSENTIALSThe ROG Strix Z790-F delivers next-gen connectivity for ultrafast data transfers and low-latency networking. Those perks are joined by an advanced audio solution that allows you to pick out the smallest cues and home in on your opponents.
The Strix Z790-F comes loaded with two USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C® connectors for speedy data transfers up to 20 Gbps. One is a port on the rear I/O; the other can be attached to the chassis front panel and it also features Power Delivery (PD) 3.0 technology to quickly charge devices up to 30W.
Full Connectivity Breakdown
I/O PORTS• HDMI Port • DisplayPort
• Clear CMOS Button • BIOS Flashback Button
• 2 x USB 2.0 Ports (2 x Type-A)
• 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Ports (4 x Type-A)
• 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Ports / (2 x Type-A + 1 x USB Type-C®)
• 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Port (1 x USB Type-C®)
• 1 x Intel® 2.5Gb Ethernet Port • WiFi 6E
• 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out Port
• 5 x Audio Jacks
CONNECTORS & HEADERS• 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Connector
(Supports USB Type-C®)
• 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Header
(Supports 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Ports)
• 4 x SATA 6Gb/s Ports
• 2 x USB 2.0 Headers
(Supports 4 x USB 2.0 Ports)
• 1 x Thunderbolt™ (USB4®) Header
Control your Rig with Armoury Crate
ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT SOFTWAREArmoury Crate is a software utility designed to give you centralized control of supported gaming products, making it easy to tune the look and feel of your system. From a single intuitive interface, Armoury Crate helps you customize RGB lighting and effects for compatible devices and synchronize them with Aura Sync to create a unified lighting scheme across your system. In addition, Armoury Crate’s Fan Xpert4 tool provides comprehensive control over fans, water pumps and all-in-one (AIO) coolers. You can also use Armoury Crate to download drivers, software and user manuals, register products, and tap into a special news feed that connects you to the global ASUS gaming community.
*Windows 10 or 11 required for full Aura Sync functionality within Armoury Crate. For Windows 8 and earlier versions, standalone Aura Sync software is available for free download from the product support site.