ASUS Maximus IV Extreme B3 Revision Review

PC Mark Vantage and CineBench

ASUS Maximus IV Extreme B3 Revision Review

PC Mark Vantage

With Futuremarks, soon to be superceded, PC Mark Vantage the Maximus shows there are no weak links in the chain. A very solid performer throughout.


CineBench R11.5

This definitely isn't a case of a clock speed not delivering the results you'd expect. Often we reach a point at which the reported clock keeps going higher, but the results get worse and worse. The Maximus really makes the most of our 4.8 GHz overclock, giving .4 points over a normal 2500K overclock and even beating the hyper-threaded 2600K when tested on the old Maximus.

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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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