Conclusion: At its core, the Striker II Formula offers exactly what anyone who has experience with previous offerings in ASUS' Republic of Gamers series would expect - A solid and well thought out enthusiast-centric feature set with plenty of nice little touches, coupled with a bewildering array of BIOS...
Conclusion: Final Thoughts and Recommendations NVIDIA's 790i has already proven itself a very capable platform for overclocking, something we did not expect to say considering this is the first (and last?) DDR3 memory controller from the green team.
Conclusion: The Asus Striker II NSE is an overclocking/enthusiast oriented overclocking motherboard, no doubt about that -- but with our less than positive experience with previous NVIDIA chipsets on the Intel platform, how does the Striker II NSE stack up against the rest?
Conclusion: I would like to go as far as saying this is the best DDR2 board we have tested this far when it comes to stability/performance and overclocking. The board cost a bit more but if you want the features you better cash up for them.
Conclusion: Overall the Asus Striker II Formula is an excellent motherboard for overclockers and also for people who are looking for Penryn support in addition to SLI. This motherboard definitely goes above and beyond the norm in every single way with a multitude of features to make for both a better...
ASUS Striker II Extreme (nForce 790i Ultra SLI) review
19 March 2008
Summary: For the most part it was able to match the Intel X48 in terms of performance, while it was also marginally slower in a number of tests. If you were to slap a GeForce 8800 GTX graphics card, for example, on this new nForce 790i motherboard, or any of the pre-existing Intel X38 motherboards, picking a...
Conclusion: Despite the fact it offers absolutely no extra performance and a few iffy bits, we really like this board and it offers good value for the genuine features it delivers. If you really want the latest SLI solution, the Striker II Formula should certainly be on your shopping list – just be wary of...
Asus Striker Extreme nForce 680i Intel Motherboard Review
22 January 2007
Excerpt: The NVIDIA nForce 680i chipset was initially released along side Intel's announcement of the Core 2 Duo line of processors back in November of last year . Since then, the chipset has quickly become the choice of enthusiasts and overclockers looking for a new system based on the Intel CPU platform.