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Old 13-11-13, 09:56 PM
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ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Review



It's been two years to the day since the launch of the Rampage IV Extreme. And now it's back, in black *cue AC/DC*


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Old 14-11-13, 08:06 AM
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Good review Tom, definetly something I'll keep my eye on.
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nice review, Tom will you be replacing the bench rig with this and 4960X?
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Old 14-11-13, 09:11 AM
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nice review, Tom will you be replacing the bench rig with this and 4960X?
I cant really for GPU reviews, theres far too many in the graph to risk it being a bit out. Motherboard reviews wouldnt matter too much but probably not is the quick answer.
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Old 14-11-13, 09:13 AM
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Very nice looking board, £400 though. Ouch. But I guess if your getting built-in audio that is as good as the best of sound cards...it's not that bad.
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Old 14-11-13, 10:43 PM
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Thank you very much for this review Tom. Long awaited! You covered everything, also watched the video, what a beautiful creation this board is.

I think $500 (according to Newegg) is a bit excessive...but we all know you get what you pay for.

I have been waiting for a board before buying the 4930k, the wait is over.

Over the past 6 years that I have been using ASUS motherboards I have had plenty of ups and down with them, but in all honesty I really have become almost "dependent" (more like 100% comfortable) with them.

Thanks again for the review!
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Old 14-11-13, 11:09 PM
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Definitely the mobo to buy this year

I'm tossing up between this and a mini-ITX system using the Impact and a CaseLabs S3. A price difference of around 2 grand loaded up, but able to water-cool both.
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I have had one of these on order for ages and I won't be able to get my hands on it until the end of next week. When it does arrive I can put my four 290Xs to work.
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Having gone through the review, for me personally I see no reason to upgrade. I own the rampage iv extreme already and yes, sound probably is the weak point, but I would sooner shell out a couple hundred dollars for a card to fix this than overhaul the whole motherboard just to get better sound. As for colour, guess I'll need to get some decent paint and brushes to fix it....
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Still waiting on mine, ordered it last month but the stocks still not hit EU apparently. Looks great though and cant wait, new rig should be good too with this as a base. Anyone else still waiting on theirs?
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