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Hardware First Look: Asus Maximus III Extreme

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Sifter3000, 14 Feb 2010.

  1. Sifter3000

    Sifter3000 I used to be somebody

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  2. rickysio

    rickysio N900 | HJE900

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    Ooh, looks nice! I almost thought it was a render, thanks to the colour choices.
     
  3. FelixTech

    FelixTech Robot

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    I was expecting a review of the Titan Fenrir Valentines Edition today :p
     
  4. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Looks great and performance should be nothing short of stellar under LN2. Can't wait to get my hands on one of these :D
     
  5. rickysio

    rickysio N900 | HJE900

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    Expect a Titan Fenrir 1st Feb, 2nd Feb, 3rd Feb, 4th Feb, etc etc edition review.

    Each of them differ by the colour of a single fin.
     
  6. elGafas

    elGafas Myopic

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    What is the "Q reset" button for?
     
  7. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    It's for using LN2 only:

     
  8. M7ck

    M7ck Ⓜod Ⓜaster

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    So could you do sli/crossfire in this and both cards will run at x16 speed?
     
  9. elGafas

    elGafas Myopic

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    Thanks!
     
  10. Guest-16

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    Yes, although not "true" x16 in the most fundamental sense since it's one x16 lane from the CPU multiplexed into two via the NF200 chipset. Just like previous boards that used it.
     
  11. barndoor101

    barndoor101 Bring back the demote thread!

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    you may joke, but they would all rock :p
     
  12. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    i thought it's a DDR4 board.....

    clearly, they've listened to us, and taken away the IDE ports, well done Asus.

    what are the 2 molex connectors for? looks like the board is a bit too power hungry.
     
  13. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    If you read the text... :p

    Each PCI-E socket can provide 75W, x5 = 375W

    It's not the board that's power hungry, it's what it offers. You don't want to be pulling over 500W from an 8-pin 12V CPU power plug in reality.
     
  14. Rocket_Knight64

    Rocket_Knight64 New Member

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    As much as I like the board, I just dont understand the point of NF200 on P55. For the price, complexity, power and heat you might aswell have gone with X58.

    But then again I suppose this is a true benching board for people just out to get numbers with LGA1156.
     
  15. Xtrafresh

    Xtrafresh It never hurts to help

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    Wait... ROG Connect over bluetooth? Damn i wish i could get that to work on my Gene! :D
     
  16. jesh

    jesh gimme lead in the brain

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    LOL... i just happen to have a perfectly bricked msi mobo cuz of a bad bios flash. upgaded last year to gigabytes ultra durable board and have already been saved by it's dual bios setup.
     
  17. leexgx

    leexgx CPC hang out zone (i Fix pcs i do )

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    this motherboard most likely costs more then an rampage extreme II (ok it lacks USB3 and Sata 6 both not important to me really as i do most of my stuff over Gigabit networking)
     
  18. Omnituens

    Omnituens New Member

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    Very impressive board, love the colour scheme!
     
  19. denis6902

    denis6902 deathbox

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    ouch bindi, that was harsh

     
  20. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    True though. So I said it.

    ;)
     
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