ASUS Rampage III Gene Review

Test Setup and Overclocking

ASUS Rampage III  Gene Review

Test Setup

Corsair Dominator GT @ 1600MHz
ASUS Rampage 3 Gene
Intel i7 930
Corsair HX850
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
Noctua NH-D14 with Arctic MX-3


Naturally with so many overclocking options available to us, getting the most out of our i7-930 was a breeze. 

Despite being very much a mATX board we still managed to coax 207MHz out the BCLK. With a little voltage tweaking this meant we got our i7-930 stable at a magnificent 4.2 GHz, 21x200.

I know that's a lot shorter than a lot of our overclocking explanations, but such is the ease of which the Rampage III Gene allows you to overclock. Naturally we're assisted by having swathes of experience with this particular chips capabilities, but even a neophyte will be able to get the most out of their system.

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Most Recent Comments

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

28-06-2010, 08:46:05

This board kicks all kinds of ass. LOADS of people I know are using it.

A little while ago you could pick up the latest Alienware chassis on Ebay for about £200 with a 1kw Delta PSU. Few of my friends got them and put in this board.. It kicked seven shades out of the actual Alienware Quote

28-06-2010, 08:49:50

BTW Tom I think this is relevant.. I am an ROG owner. I have noticed the ROG site is immensely slow. Terrible, even.

Is this just me and if not could you have a word with Asus? TBH that's the ONLY gripe I ever had with my board was waiting all day for the updates to download and then finding they had dropped and corrupted..

If this post needs moving then please do so Quote

28-06-2010, 10:12:32

Originally Posted by name='AlienALX'
This board kicks all kinds of ass. LOADS of people I know are using it.
I doubt anyone is using this, seeing as this is the worlds first RE3G review, the RRP hasnt even been confirmed 100% yet let alone any shops have them!Quote

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