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Asus’ ROG (Republic of Gamers) is set to release Rampage IV Extreme, its flagship motherboard for the upcoming release of Intel's LGA2011 (Sandy Bridge E) processors.

The Rampage IV Extreme has the standard red/black color scheme and comes packed with OC features and goodies.

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Sick of red and black being used on motherboards.... other than that, it's a pretty nice motherboard.
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I still cannot wrap my head around these two sided DIMM slots. Large south bridge heatsink btw.
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Sick of red and black being used on motherboards.... other than that, it's a pretty nice motherboard.
I luv it
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I still cannot wrap my head around these two sided DIMM slots. Large south bridge heatsink btw.
I believe it houses the nf200s that allows for 4-way sli . This thing is priced in the upper $400 range, so I'm going to wait a year and grab a preowned one.
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Sick of red and black being used on motherboards.... other than that, it's a pretty nice motherboard.
Generally, red and black combo makes the part go faster
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Generally, red and black combo makes the part go faster
Could always ask ASUS to make a "Barbie Pink" Motherboard?
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I still cannot wrap my head around these two sided DIMM slots. Large south bridge heatsink btw.
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Tom from oc3d posted a long video reviewing it.

Apparently this was posted here but I can't find it. He's also got a video up of the P9X79 board
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I luv it


I believe it houses the nf200s that allows for 4-way sli . This thing is priced in the upper $400 range, so I'm going to wait a year and grab a preowned one.
There are no nf200 s
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@sin: Nvidia is licensing 3-way and 4way sli, without nf200s?

If so any x79 board can fit 3 or 4 way sli, if proper layout exist?
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