ASUS Rampage 4 Extreme Review

Introduction and Technical Specifications

ASUS Rampage IV Extreme Review


It's been a while since we've had an entirely new Rampage to look at. The last one we saw was the Rampage III Extreme which was an X58 based motherboard, similar to the Rampage II.

Now with the release of the X79 chipset and LGA2011 socket it's time for a brand new board, and ASUS have certainly taken advantage of this by stuffing the Rampage IV Extreme so full of technologies and overclocking features that this is the longest review we've yet written.

We know that we have a lot to get through, and we equally know that you are aware of what we have on our hands, that we don't want to spend too long telling you vague details when we can be showing you.

So grab a large coffee and settle in.

Technical Specifications

If you've read the i7-3960X review, and if you haven't you're missing out, then you'll have a reasonable idea of the obvious new features on the X79 such as Quad channel RAM and a built-in Bluetooth receiver. 

The R4E also has an array of ASUS specific features enabling extreme overclocking which we'll cover in the following pages.

ASUS Rampage IV Extreme Review

Enough of the prologue, you're gagging for the details and we can't wait to tell you them.

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Most Recent Comments

14-11-2011, 03:26:50

Thanks for the reviews fellas. Great looking board. I hope so, given I've just ordered one.Quote

14-11-2011, 08:00:58

cant say i wasnt expecting more but bravo asus!!!Quote

14-11-2011, 08:09:32

Smashing review loved every minute of it and it was a looong one LOL Quote

14-11-2011, 09:02:32

Looks like a really good mobo, I thought Asus would have redesigned the BIOS for X79 though and not left it looking the same as the P67/Z68 one. Not that it looks bad or anything I just thought they would have made it look different.Quote

14-11-2011, 12:00:59

can you tell me the boards exact dimensions? is it e-atx? i need to see if i can cram it in my lvl10 case.Quote

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