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.
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.
And here we have a nice couple of close-ups. On the left the X58, and on the right the ICH10R southbridge.
Enough contemplating our navel, let's fire her up.