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ASUS X79 Rampage IV Extreme Socket 2011 Motherboard Review @ Hardware Canucks

Posted By: Dennis - Source: Email
Published: Monday, November 21, 2011

Very much a pretty motherboard.

With Sandy Bridge E processors finally hitting retailer's shelves it was high time that we began looking at some X79 motherboards.  The ASUS Rampage IV Extreme is currently one of the most expensive Socket 2011 boards around but it holds to the Republic of Gamers  pedigree  by offering a long list of features, some of which we have never seen before. 

Of course the expansion card layout is almost identical to the Gigabyte X79 UD7 with a few "high-end" editions such as eight memory slots and the normal compliment of ASUS hardware and features.

Pay special attention to the OC Key since that might be the future of real time hardware based overclocking.

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