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Today we have laid eyes upon the successor of the popular ASUS R.O.G. Maximus Formula, the on Intel's P45 chipset based Maximus II Formula, in ASUS' Republic of Gamers series.

As expected of a highend motherboard like this, ASUS has set the bar very high to create an even better board than the prior one. The board features a 16-phase power connection for the processor, three for the Northbridge, and two for the DDR2 memory. According to ASUS this ensures a very reliable solution that allows excellent performance under all circumstances...
The detailed power connection offers more stability while overclocking. Like it's predecessor, this board comes with software to allow overclocking based on Intel's processortypes. This model also has the new 45 nm processors added to the selection list.
We find another option at the two additional SATA-ports that are attached through a Silicon Image-controller. When you add two hard disks to these ports they are automatically configured in RAID 0 (striping), however this controller can easily be configured differently.
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Good Looking board;
Better PWM,
Auto Raid0
e-SATA
ExpressGate (meh)
Hmmmm
Rampage F (X48) NOW; or, wait 'till next month and get the Maxi II F (P45)

Any Ideas If it's gonna be only x8,x8 electrical for the CrossFire? (I think most of the P45s are that)!, but, this is the ROG P45!
Cheers ALL

* goes hunting for Info on MIIF*
[EDIT] Found one Translated from German.
[edit2 MIIF looks awfully close to MILF (Motherboard I'd Like to Fool around with]
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post #2 of 34
Auto RAID0 sounds like it's going to cause a lot of headaches....
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Auto RAID0 sounds like it's going to cause a lot of headaches....
I agree I do not care for Raid 0 at all. I run all my drives independently I have tried Raid 0 in the past and just was not impressed. The past being about a year ago was the first time I really played around with it on the board listed in my profile.
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post #4 of 34
Raid0 won't work magic but it does provide a significant increase in data transfer performance.
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post #5 of 34
It looks very nice but since its DDR2 and P45 im not gonna touch it. I want an X48 and DDR3 and ROG (Rampage Extreme). Whats good is that it is in the final phase of development. Maybe the Maximus II Extreme could be on my list.
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If this is anything as good as foxconns board it will be full x16 on all pcie16 lanes.
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post #7 of 34
That sound card looked nice until I saw the "EAX 4.0" sticker on there...better than nothing of course, but I'd rather have a discreet card.
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post #8 of 34
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From the reviews, the AutoRAID0 can be switched off or changed to RAID1 with one easy setting in BIOS!
Or, if you're too lazy to bother with that; just don't use those two ports (There are 6 others)
I think it looks to be a great board!
Cheers
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Originally Posted by 45nm View Post
It looks very nice but since its DDR2 and P45 im not gonna touch it. I want an X48 and DDR3 and ROG (Rampage Extreme). Whats good is that it is in the final phase of development. Maybe the Maximus II Extreme could be on my list.
Maximus II Extreme:
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The 4th P45 is the Maximus II Extreme which is equipped with Fusion Block type cooling and a Crosslinx system which enables a 3rd graphic port.
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post #9 of 34
auto raid 0 just sounds dumb and probably won't deliver the same performance.
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post #10 of 34
Thanks. Looks like a potential contender for my future system.
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