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ASUS Rampage IV Extreme Cometh

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Here is ASUS' top of the line LGA2011 motherboard targeting the gamer-overclocker market, the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rampage IV Extreme. This board offers all the expansion room and connectivity you'll ever need, plus a wealth of nifty features that help overclockers and ease incremental upgrades. To begin with, the Rampage IV Extreme employs a strong digital PWM circuitry that supports heavy voltage-assisted overclocking with Vdroop control.

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WOW! damn I hope SB-E kills us with a knife to the face :)
 
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WoW 8 slots of memory that's sick.
 
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noisy little buggers, we meet again.
 
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Pretty sure there's a 8-to-16 lane PCI-E switch under that sink (wonder what else is under there) providing 8 lanes to that black x16 slot. I count nine fan headers excluding the PCH sink fan and including CPU fan. DIPs to disable x16 slots.

This is going to be one beastly board. What are the chances of it being sub-$350?
 
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This looks better than a stack of pancackes at 2:00 AM after barhopping.

That said, I'm still holding out for Ivy...
 

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Seemed really nice until started to look more at it.

1. Fan on the SB is a no go they don't last my required usage time.
2. BF3 i like the mobo but do i have to pay for shit that i would not want ot some one would not need.
3. Realtek, really on a such expensive mobo ( not as it would matter to me i use my video card but i don't want a possible crappy sounding mic output).
4. WTF were they thinking when they put the power button at the top right of the mobo but i guess it's excusable as there is less chance of a video card covering it up.
 

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I speechless, I'm just wondering if there is room for anymore RAM slots...
 
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fap fap fap fap
 
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Pretty sure there's a 8-to-16 lane PCI-E switch under that sink (wonder what else is under there) providing 8 lanes to that black x16 slot.
Just a demux switch I would guess as the board will need it.

40X PCIE laners = 5 PCIE 8x slots... should not need any extra HW for the 5th black slot
 
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Just wish it had more SATA ports.
 

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Why can't we get longer boards so the pcix1 can be used. Running 4 gpus take out the pci's. Why even bother puttin them on there. You'd have to sacrifice a gpu to used one of the pci lane. I like the idea of 4 gpus but i'd like to be able to run a pcix1/8 for a addon card or audio card.
 

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#20
Looks like a found the replacement for my Rampage III Extreme!!!

Seemed really nice until started to look more at it.

1. Fan on the SB is a no go they don't last my required usage time.
2. BF3 i like the mobo but do i have to pay for shit that i would not want ot some one would not need.
3. Realtek, really on a such expensive mobo ( not as it would matter to me i use my video card but i don't want a possible crappy sounding mic output).
4. WTF were they thinking when they put the power button at the top right of the mobo but i guess it's excusable as there is less chance of a video card covering it up.
The location of the power button on my Rampage III Extreme is in the same spot and comes in very handy on my techstation.
 

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Looks like a found the replacement for my Rampage III Extreme!!!



The location of the power button on my Rampage III Extreme is in the same spot and comes in very handy on my techstation.
hehe, i guess it's some thing to watch out for as i bet some are setup to how mine is on my 775 setup..

Makes no difference to me i just use a try from a old Cheming case with rubber feet on it lol.
 
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Awesome I want!
 
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try watching that video from Teaktown with CC to transcribe the sound, ROFL