ASUS Maximus IV Extreme B3 Revision Review


ASUS Maximus IV Extreme B3 Revision Review

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Nearly a second faster at 32 Million places, and nearly 30 seconds faster at a Billion places, the Maximus IV is clearly a different beast entirely to the one we first tested thanks to the new tweaks.


The BIOS hasn't outwardly changed from our first experiences with it. It's still great to see an automatic, bulletproof, 4.6GHz option though.

ASUS Maximus IV Extreme B3 Revision Review

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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.


23-03-2011, 09:05:24

nice 1 Bryan, good read that mate

how does it stack up against the ud7 and other higher end boards? only i thought the gd65 was a bit of a let down when you tested it Quote

23-03-2011, 09:16:32

The main reason to benchmark video performance is just in case there is some bizarre problem with the PCI-e lanes. Now and again companies add a NF200 or similar to their board, so we run the test just to make sure all is well. It also makes sure that the power-phases are fine and there aren't any bottlenecks anywhere. Plus everyone wants to know the 3D Mark scores, even if they never change.

How does it compare to the BBM? *whistles innocently*

As for the UD7, there isn't much in it tbh. But we could either have graphs that take a week to scroll through, or let you do a tiny bit of legwork. Tabbed browsing has it's benefits Quote

23-03-2011, 12:57:40


My name is Maximus IV Extreme, Motherboard to an over-clocked processor, foundation to a speedy system, and I will have 5GHz with this attempt or the next.

Bryan dude, your reviews crack me up Quote

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