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Asus Rampage III GENE
5.9 out of 10

Asus Rampage III GENE

LGA1366 socket for Intel® Core™i7 Processor Extreme Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Great board when it worked

Kelley L., Newegg
15 October 2012
  • Summary: i HAD it RMA'd and it returned to me THE SAME motheboard! it said (New) Repaired on it so i figure they just gave me a replacement but no it was the same board due to the slight dust collection near the Ram where i had a high velocity fan blowing over my ram, The Motherboard Now does not even post...
  • Pros: awesome, fast stable highly overclockable(when it worked)
  • Cons: broke down in not more then several months, it start hard rebooting by itself
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Overall 8
8.0

trick or treat

steven l., Newegg
8 October 2012
  • Summary: face it after the hours you spend thinking, then buying, and then the whole day of assembling, you just want it to post, and it did.
  • Pros: fast delivery, black and red color scheme, worked out of the box on first build, drivers went in easy, 3 x 2gb ram, looking forward to ROG features and the multitude of bios options
  • Cons: no 3.0 usb fitting on board to allow a remote to front of case, just available on the back of comp so after making sure I got a case with a remote usb 3.0 to the front ... i cant use it. Also by some luck I had a bunch of red sata cables that look great in the mobo, rather than the black ones tha...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great board

Yakov M., Newegg
4 May 2012
  • Pros: Great board, easy to mount everything, exactly what I wanted. Use to edit video, and general use PC.
  • Cons: No Cons
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Overall 8
8.0

Really good but not perfect

Anonymous, Newegg
28 May 2011
  • Summary: I missed the fact that there was no IDE connection - I had to go buy a SATA DVD-R. I will keep the board but will not buy a micro-ATX board for a SLI gamer rig again.
  • Pros: Good price - clearly higher quality fabrication than the typical mobo. Great for overclocking. Easy to install and setup.
  • Cons: Onboard soundblaster X-Fi for 64 bit win7 = FAIL - it's junk drivers don't work - this is confirmed problem with no solution. Support is non-existent. There is a quarter inch of space between the 2 installed PCIE 460GTX graphics cards (overheating danger). The only PCI slot is completely covered ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Lovely board, but unfortunately unstable! [ EDIT: Solved! ]

Motasimov, Amazon
1 May 2011
  • Summary: The Motherboard has excellent features set, rarely found in this form factor, and it looks pretty too! Unfortunately it is unstable; when booted from cold state, it'll run fine until I just start playing any game (around 10 minutes after the PC was switched on) the game starts lagging then hanging...
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Overall 8
8.0

Hot NB

Kyle N., Newegg
13 April 2011
  • Summary: The space issues isn't so much due to the board. It has, in part to do, with the case I'm using. The board is very compact though. I would advise taking the NB off and replacing the thermal paste with something a bit better.
  • Pros: It's a slick looking board and takes a lot of RAM. It's easily overclocked. Very compact and has a lot of features.
  • Cons: I'm pushing this to over 4.1Ghz at 19*216 and the NB is hot. It doesn't leave a lot of space if you have a bigger gfx card and a smaller case. I have a nzxt vulcan.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent mobo!

Anonymous, Newegg
12 April 2011
  • Summary: ASUS states that their involvement into VIA's playground by partening in the dev of VIA's drivers and interfaces for ASUS, was "for the better"... huhummm, BIG doubts! But Other than the very bad documentation and the horrible VIA-ASUS driver interface for sound, other than that it's a GREAT...
  • Pros: - Almost everything is a pro with this motherboard! - For overclockers, very strong BIOS features I've put it in a HTPC chassis (Sylverstone LC13B), with a RADEON HD 6950 2Gb graphic card, no over-heating problem whatsoever. - Excellent sound! But read the cons...
  • Cons: 1- Great sound but broken VIA-ASUS driver interface! If plugging a headphone, VIA popup asking a confirmation (annoying in the end). Worse: interface controls have random effects! I always need to go into CPanel / VIA driver, click Advanced Options, and toggle between redirected or independant he...
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Overall 8
8.0

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Thomas K., Newegg
1 April 2011
  • Pros: Nice board at a decent price
  • Cons: This is the second time I purchased this board. I am partial to Newegg and also ASUS. The problem is the LAN didn't work. In fact, besides not working, it wasn't even being recognized in the bios. I was about to RMA it but tried ASUS tech support. As it turns out this is a known bug. During the t...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Motherboard. Had to RMA...

Anonymous, Newegg
10 February 2011
  • Summary: After the RMA, on the new board I replaced the ASUS thermal paste with arctic silver and temps dropped almost 10C on both. My advise, if your comfortable with it, is to replace the thermal paste before the install.
  • Pros: This board is a bit pricey but fits my case and has all the options that I would ever want on a motherboard. I replaced my stock motherboard in my FX6000-0e and the only thing missing is one more usb connection on the board. Otherwise its an exact replace with updated memory speeds and a few othe...
  • Cons: I did have to RMA because of random blue screens, which I believe to be from overheating. I measured on the North and South bridge and they did seem a bit hot.
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Overall 8
8.0

2nd board is great

Chris L., Newegg
21 January 2011
  • Summary: Call the first board a fluke. I'd give 5 stars, but the 1st board was wrought with flaws.
  • Pros: Absolutely great board. But I was 1st shipped a bad board.
  • Cons: The first board shipped was very unstable and had issues with the BIOS, Ethernet, and memory slots.
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