ASUS Maximus IV Extreme B3 Revision Review


ASUS Maximus IV Extreme B3 Revision Review


CPU Benchmark Suite

Right out the gate the Maximus IV Extreme leaps to the top of our graph. By quite a considerable margin in some places. It's worth noting that the zLib test was optimised in an AIDA64 update between our original testing and today, so some of the increase can be put down to that, but goddam.


Memory Benchmark Suite

The Memory suite shows the Maximus takes full advantage of both our overclocked i5-2500K and the Kingston Genesis kit. Some incredible scores here. Triple channel is faster? Really? There is life in the dual-channel solution yet.

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Most Recent Comments

23-03-2011, 08:34:58

When we first reviewed the Maximus IV it was prior to the well documented P67 problems. ASUS are back with the B3 revision, so we had to take a fresh look.

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23-03-2011, 08:46:09

Out of curiosity, is there a purpose for benchmarking video performance? Will there ever be a difference using different motherboards using the same clocks and hardware? Just curious.Quote

23-03-2011, 08:53:21

Good motherboard, i'm impressed. 5ghz @ 1.48v stable is good and i'm betting you could push it to 5.5ghz easy.

I'm looking forward to the Big Bang Marshall review now to see who comes out on top, the Maximus or the BBM.


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