ASUS Rampage III Gene Review

Benchmarks Part One

ASUS Rampage III  Gene Review

Benchmarks Pt1

SiSoft Sandra

Starting with the excellent Sandra from SiSoftware, we can see that in our Arithmetic test the Gene easily keeps up with its big brother. In overclock mode the Gene really rocks, as of course we'd expect. 

The Extreme just edges out the Gene in the Multimedia test. Although there isn't much between them to be honest. Naturally the overclock dominates the graphs.



Everest Ultimate Edition

Everest from Lavalys gives a larger lead to the Rampage III Extreme than we saw in the Sandra testing, as befits the price difference between the Gene and the Extreme. The overclock increase remains consistent across the board.



wPrime is far more reliant upon memory speeds and the CPU speed than the motherboard, and we can see that demonstrated in our results. The difference between the big and little Rampage IIIs is negligible.

PC Mark Vantage

Futuremarks PC Mark Vantage is a much more system-wide series of tests and we can clearly see the Extreme III justifying its price-tag over the Gene. That isn't to say that the Gene is in any way disgraced. Given its price-tag and naturally cut-down specifications it actually handles the PC Mark test with aplomb.

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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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