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ASUS Releases ROG Rampage III Formula Motherboard to Market

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The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rampage III Formula brings together numerous features and advantages demanded by contemporary PC gamers. It uses the Intel X58 chipset, enabling support for some of the fastest processors available, including the i7-980X six-core CPU. Rampage III Formula also ships with ROG Connect hardware overclocking, high definition audio, GameFirst bandwidth optimization for online gaming, and a versatile power management scheme that's perfect for performance applications.

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Good lookin board. I really do hate those clipless RAM slots though. I ripped off a heatspreader yesterday on my Maximus III Formula.
 
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How? It's only on the bottom so it should be easy to get in and out.
 
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whats the point of this mb :confused: they already have the RIIE
 
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I think this will be to the RIIIE what the P6X58D-E is to the P6X58D-P. Which is newer port chipset revisions (probably cheaper) with less complex heatsinks and a few features nobody wanted stripped out. So it will just be cheaper overall. It's been like this with 90% of asus boards for a few years now. I swear the P5Q had 10 variants with even less difference between them. Hopefully this is a step up from that mess, though I see them doing something similar with their 1156 line.
 
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^ That would be nice. Meets my needs and if a little cheaper than RIIIE, will be a very attractive board for next system.
 
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