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In the first of a three part Asus X79 Motherboard series, we introduce to our readers the flagship ASUS Republic of Gamers Rampage IV Extreme. Built and tuned by a world-class team of perfectionist engineers and megahertz thirsty overclockers from the ROG team, this new Rampage could turn out to be one of the all-time greats in the history of enthusiast tech.

Read more: http://vr-zone.com/articles/first-lo...#ixzz1c6mANgMC

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There we have it,
the ultimate single socket lga2011 mobo.
Its a beast!
I just love the fact that the mobo is supplied with a 4way sli bridge,now my fellow enthusiast brothers can run upto 4x gtx680 without any hicchups.
I've gone crazy after having a look at this mobo!
Some have posted similar threads but that didin't contain detailed pictures,so I made this thread.

I think asus rampageIV extreme will be better than gigabyte x79 ud7 & its going to be the most popular sandy bridge-E mobo,however this is just my personal thinking.
Edited by Aniket - 10/29/11 at 1:01pm
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post #2 of 29
Nice, I think I'm gonna have to buy it.

LOL Edit

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Battlefield 3 Full Game will also be bundled in with the motherboard.

Read more: http://vr-zone.com/articles/first-lo...#ixzz1bpSXE1DA

Edited by JedixJarf - 10/25/11 at 1:52pm
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Damn it looks sick.
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I particularly like the block that you can attach senors to for measuring subzero temps
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Beast board but the fan looks like like it will be loud anything below 80mm is 50% of the time loud but I may be wrong and I think I will not be upgrading for like another 3 to 5 years already spent to much on current rigs
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Well this is a buy for me! The socket X bracket just made it even more of a incentive! Board looks amazing hopefully it comes in at under $400
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Originally Posted by Aniket View Post
I think asus rampageIV extreme will be better than gigabyte x79 ud7,however this is just my personal thinking.
I agree
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post #8 of 29
Love the heatsink. They made it simpler, less flashy. The overall design is quite sober and humble (for a Rampage board I mean), I really enjoy it. Not billions of bells ansd whistles and useless christmas-tree LEDS. More to the point, a more professional look.

One criticism, I think they should have sticked with the ASUS Rampage III Black edition color scheme. More black, less red, and a red more "dark and purple" than this eternal boring simple plain red.

I only address the presentation, because as of features, well, it's an Asus Rampage, it's loaded, what should we expect... Nothing to really comment on here.

Just my two cents, other than that, it sure screams "buy me!"
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Hmm. SB-E or wait for Ivy.. that's the question.
     
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post #10 of 29
LN2?

What is it for?
Sandy-Bridge architecture, and so SB-E, actually downclock below 20°c. That is why there's no LN2 with SB chips.

Does it mean that IB will be that different?

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Hmm. SB-E or wait for Ivy.. that's the question.
Same socket anyway so...?
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