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Welcome to the Rampage IV Black Edition Owner's Club!


(Everything is subject to change without you taking the time to realize! Huzzah!)

Welcome to the thread, and congrats on owning the top dawg of the x79 industry! You've got a powerful force in your hands, and we're plenty excited to hear what you're doing with it biggrin.gif



So what's in the thread and what are we doing?


  • First and foremost showing our pride by holding it up zelda style!(Music is optional);
  • Sharing experiences with our boards and others looking to purchase;
  • Overclocks , assistance with and best practices for the board.
  • Anything else you can think for this board.


Table of Contents


  1. Board specifications
  2. Board Owners
  3. RIVBE Owner's club signature biggrin.gif
  4. Requirements for being added to the overclocking achievements list
  5. Bios versions list
  6. Known hardware and software Issues
  7. Build logs of RIVBE Users
  8. OC Record Holders
    - Memory
    - CPU





Board Specifications!

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Based on Intel’s X79 Express chipset with support for Intel’s LGA 2011 Core i7 Ivy Bridge-E CPUs, the new Rampage IV Black Edition is based on an E-ATX form factor and features all of the best ROG technologies and innovations for unrivaled gaming and overclocking performance. Born to push limits and break records, it includes the OC Panel, a real-time system-monitoring and tuning console that is great for gamers and a huge advantage for overclockers. It can be mounted in a 5.25? bay for everyday monitoring of temperatures, base clock and fan speeds while also offering one-click CPU Level Up for an instant speed boost. Externally, it can sit on the desktop and be used to monitor and control multiple parameters in real-time via onboard buttons. Extreme overclocking has never been easier!

As far as the specification go, the new ASUS ROG Rampage IV Black Edition features four PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots with support for both 4-way NVIDIA SLI and AMD CrossFireX, two PCI-Express 2.0 x1 slot, eight DIMM memory slots will support for up to 64GB of DDR3 DRAM and will comes with included free copy of Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag game.

Although it was not yet widely available, ASUS ROG Rampage IV Black Edition have already been in the hands of world-class overclockers and currently holds top scores in multiple benchmarks as well as other world records on the X79 platform.

In order to make a perfect and premium X79-based motherboard, ROG engineers combined thoughtful design with superior quality components providing it with Extreme Engine DIGI+ III voltage-regulator module (VRM) for highly precise and stable power delivery by employing NexFET MOSFETs, 60A (amp) chokes and high-endurance Japanese-made 10K black metallic capacitors. With black-themed heatsink that is integrated with the MOSFET area and extends to the input/output cover, the new Rampage IV Black Edition provides not only better cooling and stability but also a piece of bragging right in any open-window case.

The new Rampage IV Black Edition also comes with built-in SupremeFX Black technology provides sound quality that is on par with high-end dedicated sound cards. Premium components such as ELNA audio capacitors and German-made WIMA film capacitors deliver impeccable clarity, while high-fidelity op-amps (operational amplifiers) and a Cirrus Logic CS4398 DAC (digital/analog converter) deliver lossless audio and a brilliant 120dB SNR (signal-to-noise ratio).

It just would not be a Republic of Gamers product without the Sonic Radar, an on-screen overlay that provides fans of first-person shooter (FPS) games with an ear to the ground, as it displays the precise direction and origin of in-game sounds such as gunshots, footsteps and call-outs ? giving ROG gamers a leg-up when trying to pinpoint the enemy. It also features ultra-fast Intel Gigabit Ethernet with ROG’s GameFirst II utility which optimizes network traffic to keep latency at a minimum and reduce all-important ping times as well as the ROG RAMDisk utility which allows up to 80% of a computer’s available RAM to be used as a high-speed virtual drive ? lending a strong performance boost to many modern games that regularly read or write data during gameplay.


Additional Write up for our OC Enthusiasts

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Rampage IV Black Edition has eight DIMM sockets for up to 64GB of DRAM (DDR3 2800MHz+, overclocked), supports up to 4-way graphics card (multi-GPU) setups, includes Extreme Engine DIGI+ III voltage-regulator module (VRM) for ultra-stable power delivery and benefits from SupremeFX Black, for audio that’s as great as a high-end dedicated sound card. Bundled with a free copy of Assassin's Creed® IV: Black Flag, it is a truly formmidable package.



ROG assembled the best to break the limits

Rampage IV Black Edition has been modeled to delight overclockers. The motherboard is bundled with OC Panel, a real-time system-monitoring and tuning console that’s great for gamers and a huge advantage for overclockers. It can be mounted internally for everyday monitoring of temperatures, base clock and fan speeds with one-click CPU Level Up for an instant speed boost, or used externally for hardcore tweaking to monitor and control multiple parameters via on-machine buttons in real-time. Extreme overclocking has never been easier.

Rampage IV Black Edition has plenty of room for multi-GPU setups, with support for both 4-way NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD CrossFireX so gamers can also unleash th the full power of the latest graphics technologies.

To break the limits, ROG engineers combined thoughtful design with superior quality components. Rampage IV Black Edition’s Extreme Engine DIGI+ III voltage-regulator module (VRM) provides highly precise and stable power delivery by employing NexFET MOSFETs, 60A (amp) chokes and high-endurance Japanese-made 10K black metallic capacitors. As well, the motherboard’s awesome black-themed heat-sink is exclusively cleverly integrated with the MOSFET area and extends to the input/output (I/O) cover for even better cooling and stability.

With such masterful design, it is no surprise that Rampage IV Black Edition has already broken many world records. It currently holds world-beating scores in 3DMark11 Entry (E39244), 3DMark11 Performance (P41531), 3DMark11 Extreme (X22531), 3DMark Fire Strike (34246) and 3DMark Vantage (P96500). As well as setting new top scores in these exacting benchmark tests, Rampage IV Black Edition has also claimed numerous other world records on X79 platform, overclocking an i7-4820k processor to 6943MHz and G.Skill quad-channel DDR3 kit to 4072MHz. It has also generated the highest base clock (BCLK) yet for the X79 platform an astonishing 197.16MHz and pushed the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility all the way up to 1924 marks.



Built for the most demanding games and gamers

Rampage IV Black Edition is packed with features that will delight the hardest of hardcore gamers. Built-in SupremeFX Black technology provides sound quality that’s on a par with high-end dedicated sound cards. Premium components such as ELNA® audio capacitors and German-made WIMA® film capacitors deliver impeccable performance, while high-fidelity op-amps (operational amplifiers) and a Cirrus Logic® CS4398 DAC (digital/analog converter) deliver lossless audio and a brilliant 120dB SNR (signal-to-noise ratio). A Hi-Fi-quality Texas Instruments® TPA6120A2 600ohm headphone amplifier boosts every sound detail for personal listening, too. Exclusive EMI (electromagnetic interference) isolation technology and a newly-upgraded NEC/TOKIN UC2 audio relay protects electrical circuits from overload and reduces ‘pops’ enabling Rampage IV Black Edition to deliver warm, clear and natural audio.

ROG’s Sonic Radar on-screen overlay provides fans of first-person shooter (FPS) games with an ear to the ground, as it displays the precise direction and origin of in-game sounds such as gunshots, footsteps and call-outs giving ROG gamers a foot-up when trying to pinpoint the enemy.

Ultra-fast Intel Gigabit Ethernet with ROG’s GameFirst II utility optimizes network traffic to keep latency to minimum and reduce all-important ‘ping’ times, while the ROG RAMDisk utility allows up to 80% of a computer’s available RAM to be dedicated as a high-speed virtual drive lending a strong performance boost to thee many modern games that regularly read or write data during play.

Stunning style to the core

Rampage IV Black Edition is undoubtedly stunning to behold and the sensational black styling runs ddeeper than surface beauty. The new motherboard includes a UEFI BIOS that displays a friendly graphical interface styled with the gorgeous new black theme.

As well as looking fantastic, Rampage IV Black Edition’s new UEFI BIOS is brilliantly easy to use with tons of powerful tuning options and the ability to set up overclocking profiles. Built in to the UEFI BIOS is Secure Erase, a feature that lets users quickly restore SSDs to a factory-fresh condition for the best possible performance.



Board specifications

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Rampage IV Black Edition

Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type
LGA 2011
CPU Type
Core i7 (LGA2011)
Supported CPU Technologies
Turbo Boost Technology 2.0

Chipsets
North Bridge
Intel X79

Memory
Number of Memory Slots
8×240pin
Memory Standard
2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2600(O.C.)/2500(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2200(O.C.)/2133(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/1866(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600/1333 MHz
Maximum Memory Supported
64GB
Channel Supported
Quad Channel

Expansion Slots
PCI Express 3.0 x16
4 x PCIe3.0 x16 slots, support x16; x16/x16; x16/x8/x16 and x16/x8/x8/x8
PCI Express x1
2

Storage Devices
SATA 3Gb/s
4
SATA 6Gb/s
6 x SATA 6Gb/s (2 by Intel X79 chipset,4 by ASMedia controller)
SATA RAID
0/1/5/10

Onboard Audio
Audio Chipset
ROG SupremeFX
Audio Channels
8 Channels

Onboard LAN
LAN Chipset
Intel
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Wireless LAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Bluetooth v4.0

Rear Panel Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
4 x USB 2.0
6 x USB 3.0
2 x eSATA 6Gb/s
1 x Optical
Audio Ports
5 Ports

Internal I/O Connectors
Onboard USB
2 x USB 3.0 + 6 x USB 2.0
Other Connectors
1 x ROG extension (ROG_EXT) header
8 x 4-pin Fan connectors: 2 x CPU / 3 x Chassis / 3 x Optional
11 x ProbeIt Measurement points
3 x Thermal sensor connectors
1 x SPDIF_Out header
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connectors
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x LN2 Mode header
1 x Slow Mode switch
1 x START (Power On) button
1 x RESET button
1 x EZ Plug connector(s) (4-pin Molex power connector)
1 x MemOK! button
1 x BIOS Switch button
1 x Audio front panel (AAFP)
1 x System panel connector
1 x TPM connector
1 x DirectKey button
1 x DRCT (DirectKey) header

Form Factor
Extended ATX
Dimensions
12" x 10.7"
Power Pin
24 Pin

ROG Exclusive Features

ROG Extreme OC kit
-Slow Mode
-LN2 Mode
-PCIe x16 Lane switch
-EZ Plug

ROG Connect
- RC Poster
- RC Remote
- RC Diagram

ROG Extreme Engine Digi+ III
-8 phase CPU power
-3 phase VCCSA power
-2+2 phase DRAM power
-NexFET Power Block MOSFET
-60A BlackWing Chokes
-10K Black Metallic Capacitors

UEFI BIOS features
-ROG BIOS Print
-GPU.DIMM Post
-Extreme Tweaker
-Tweakers' Paradise
-ROG SSD Secure Erase
-O.C. Profile
-ROG Pulse

CPU Level Up
ProbeIt
ROG RAMDisk

Special Features

ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 4
-4-Way Optimization Tuning Key, consolidating DIGI+ Power Control, TPU, EPU, and Fan Xpert 2

ASUS Wi-Fi GO!

Overclocking Protection
-COP EX (Component Overheat Protection-EX)
-ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)

ASUS Exclusive Features
-MemOK!
-Onboard Switches: Power/Reset/Clr CMOS (at rear)
-AI Suite 3
-USB 3.0 Boost
-USB Charger+
-AI Charger+
-Disk Unlocker

ASUS EZ DIY
-USB BIOS Flashback
-ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
-ASUS EZ Flash 2

ASUS Q-Design
-ASUS Q-Code
-ASUS Q-Shield
-ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
-ASUS Q-Slot
-ASUS Q-DIMM
-ASUS Q-Connector

BIOS Features
-2 x 64Mb UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.7, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI5.0a Multi-Language BIOS

Package Contents
ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Motherborad
User's manual
I/O Shield
OC Panel Kit
- 1 x OC Panel
- 1 x OC Panel 5.25-inch bay metal case
- 1 x OC Panel cable
- 1 set of screws
1 x 2T2R dual-band Wi-Fi moving antennas
1 x ROG Magnet
1 x ROG Connect cable
1 x 3-Way SLI bridge
1 x 4-Way SLI bridge
1 x SLI cable
1 x CrossFire cable
1 x 2-in-1 ASUS Q-Connector Kit
2 x 2-in-1 SATA 3Gb/s signal cables
3 x 2-in-1 SATA 6Gb/s signal cables
1 x 12-in-1 ROG Cable label
1 x X-Socket pad

RIVBE Owner's list!





Owner's Club Signature

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Please update if you already haven't since the introduction of the [Official] Status for the thread.

Will more than likely be taking it to the next level later on so stay tuned thumb.gif

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Club Requirements!


You can do any of the following:

  • Screenshot of your order
  • Simply upload a screenshot of your motherboard with your Display name!
  • Or submit a CPU-Z shot. (Easiest)
  • If you ordered from NCIX simply submit a screenshot of your order.





Current BIOS and versions list


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Latest Bios!! NEW!!! 0602 BETA

Better support for SB-E chips
Supports 125 Strap for more stable OC's
Stability fixes.

2nd BIOS 0507

Stability fixes, for mem timings, and better auto settings.
Adds Vtd option (so you can disable/enable) in Bios.
Added Support for Intel Xeon family CPU's

First Bios 0403





Known Hardware and Software issues


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None at this time, updating shortly




OC Record Holders [Memory/CPU]


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Memory
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Cool Mike - 4930k @ 4.6Ghz 1.42V in bios (1.44V in CPUZ)



Any suggestions or considerations please let me know, Grammar natzi's are welcome! <3 Will be updating this over the course of the week as I gather more information!

Also for anyone looking to setup their own club and needs help w/ the design look etc, feel free to use mine as a template or PM me if you have questions on how to get certain effects!

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