ASUS Rampage III Gene Review

Under the Hood

ASUS Rampage III  Gene Review

Under The Hood

The rear of the box lauds loudly the "SupremeFX X-Fi 2" onboard sound. In an act akin to Toto in the Wizard of Oz, once you pull back the wizards curtain you find it's a plain old VIA VT2020.

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The rear of the motherboard also has some power circuitry and a small heatspreader. Quite surprising considering how warm the old Rampage 2 Gene got, we hope this isn't a portent of things to come.

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And here we have a nice couple of close-ups. On the left the X58, and on the right the ICH10R southbridge.

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Enough contemplating our navel, let's fire her up.

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Most Recent Comments

28-06-2010, 05:48:17

Want a high end motherboard but haven't got the room for a full ATX? Try the Rampage Gene

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28-06-2010, 07:27:33

Nice review Tom, love the looks of this board such clean-cut design matching the current gen RoG style. Also congratulations are in order! ASUS have put the review up on Facebook stating,

Wow - Overclock3D have done it again with the WORLDS FIRST REVIEW of the Rampage III Gene!!!!

Excellent publicity. Asus must totally love you dude Quote

28-06-2010, 07:46:59

We do try to do our best for you guys..... Lets just say this is the warm up act eh Quote

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