Summary: Final Thoughts
With all motherboards you do not see a huge performance difference between models, especially if you are running your system at stock settings. So when looking at motherboards there are a few other factors that come into play. They include features, looks and extras. ASUS has done a great job in each one of those categories and this is a motherboard I can recommend to anyone looking at a socket 2011 board.
Pros: Designed with quality components, The BIOS has every option available, ROG Connect and AI Suite II, Great overclocking potentional, SupremeFX III and Intel Ethernet, XSocket adapter, Looks great
Cons: Only 4 memory slots, 4way SLI bridge not included
Asus Rampage IV Formula – Best Mainboard for LGA 2011 CPU Overclocking
28 February 2012
Summary: This new mainboard from Asus belongs to the “Republic of Gamers” series for gamers and overclocking enthusiasts. It has excellent set of features, proved to be a great overclocking platform, and the Rampage IV Formula/Battlefield 3 modification also has a free game coupon to sweeten the deal even more.
Conclusion: IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to ensure that all aspects of the product are considered, there are often times unforeseen market conditions and manufacturer changes which occur after publication that could render our rating obsolete.
Pros: Enhanced Digital Voltage Tuning Precision, even for VCCSA, Lots of USB 3.0 ports and SATA 6 Gb/s ports, Supports quad-GPU setups, ROG Connect for on-the-fly tuning, GameFirst Prioritizes Bandwidth for Gaming, Isolated SupremeFX III Sound reduces interference, Detailed POST code display, status LEDs, and Probe Points, X-Socket lets you keep your X58 Cooler
Cons: Only 4 DIMM slots while most similarly priced boards have 8
ASUS Rampage IV Formula, scheda madre X79 per gaming senza compromessi
24 March 2012
Excerpt: Appartenente alla serie ROG dedicata agli Hardcore Gamers, la scheda madre Rampage IV Formula è una alternativa più economica rispetto al modello di punta Rampage IV Extreme, senza rinunciare tuttavia a prestazioni e feature di altissimo livello. Entrambe sono destinate alle piattaforme enthusiast Intel LGA 2011, con chipset X79.