Asus ROG Crosshair IV Formula

ROG Connect

Asus ROG Connect

Asus ROG serves as an (arguably) useful remote diagnosis and overclocking tool. By using the included USB cable to connect your Crosshair IV Formula to another desktop or laptop/netbook and installing the relevant software, it is possible to gain real time information about your system and even overclock on the fly. There are four main segments within the tool. TweakIt, Poster, Diagram and Remote.

Asus ROG  Crosshair IV Formula

RC TweakIt includes a number of vital overclocking parameters however it's not BIOS or AMD Overdrive replacement. It's largest limitation is the lack of Memory Frequency, CPU Multiplier and Northbridge or HTT Multiplier parameters. The options available do function well and at no point did the machine BSoD or Force Restart.

Asus ROG  Crosshair IV Formula

RC Diagram offers real time Frequency and Voltage information, displayed on multiple graphs. This is a particularly nice touch as it aids system monitoring while you're elsewhere. The Frequency and Voltage statistics were in keeping with the readings offered by other applications.

Asus ROG  Crosshair IV Formula

RC Poster is a particularly useful diagnosis tool. In the event that the system failed to boot, the current status of system initialisation is shown within the application. This can either be a String (as above) or a diagnosis code. If for example your memory was causing a failed system boot, the RC Poster should indicate the state the system is currently held at and in turn, allow you to diagnose the problem.

Asus ROG  Crosshair IV Formula

Feeling a little too lazy to switch your computer on? Simply use the RC Remote to toggle your system's power, restart and even clear CMOS.

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Most Recent Comments

27-04-2010, 00:32:17

I Hunta x
Mmmm pretty damn sexy mobo, any news on the Extreme? (£ / Release dates?)Quote

27-04-2010, 01:02:38

Wow, this is cheap for a ROG and that is, if it does turn out to launch around this price.

I suspect the Extreme would be more, am guessing around ~£200?Quote

27-04-2010, 01:33:23

I Hunta x
Yeah i was thinking around the £225 mark, got a few months till my course starts so more than enough time for some more boards running the new chipset to come out and compare the performance/overclocks, i just hope these keep ahead of them as "Well it is the best board i can buy for it" is more than a good enough excuse to buy such a good looking mobo.Quote

27-04-2010, 03:31:58

Compared to intel offerings with similar features, £167 seems like good value to me. Compared to other AMD boards it's a little pricey, but the performance looks hard to beat.Quote

27-04-2010, 06:13:25

Its a very nice board, Im a sucker for good looks it does kinda help its a doddle to use aswell.Quote

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