Asus Crosshair 4 Extreme

  • Asus Crosshair 4 Extreme
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The Asus Crosshair 4 Extreme implementation features a unique layout design that boasts a total of five PCI Express x16 expansion slots. Two of these provide dedicated native graphics card support for either a single GPU or CrossFire configuration. The other three are connected to the HydraLogix controller and support a mixture of graphics cards from different vendors and generations. it also includes USB 3.0 ports and SATA 6Gb/s.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on

There's no question that the Asus Crosshair IV Extreme is a high quality motherboard. It's undoubtedly one of the best, if not the best, AM3 motherboard we have seen in terms of features and performance. Having said that, compared to Crosshair...

By HotHardware on

The Crosshair IV Extreme offers some of the best performance, overclocking, and general features of any 890FX-based motherboard available to date. It's overclocking and lower power consumption are features that may only appeal to certain audiences,...

By APC Magazine on 90

When ASUS released the Crosshair IV Formula (the little brother of the Crosshair IV Extreme) enthusiasts rejoiced: a board that not only looked beautiful, but had all the features and performance to match. What could ASUS possibly do to improve the...

By OCWorkBench on 93

ASUS CROSSHAIR IV Extreme is definitely the ultimate board for those who prefers the AMD platform for it’s flexibility and expandability. If you say that the board is a gamers board, I would bet to differ as it is not only a gamer’s but a...

By Ocaholic on

Generally we can recommend the ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme to extreme overclockers, PC-enthusiasts as well as gamers. If you're the kind of person looking for high-end parts then the Crosshair IV Extreme will be a very good choice. Rating Author...

By HardwareHeaven on 100

When we took an initial look at the Sandy Bridge platform last week we included two motherboards from Intel which, as always, set the bar high for quality and performance. With their Maximus IV Extreme ASUS have taken the platform to an entirely new...

By TechRadar on 80

When it comes to new PC components, odes to awesomeness are often overwrought. But take it from us, Intel's new Sandy Bridge desktop processors proved worthy of our finest prose. The Intel Core i5-2500K and Intel Core i7-2600K chips are...

By PCPer on

The kitchen sink is no longer safe with Asus on the prowl for things to give their motherboards an edge at the high end. Lucid Hydra, Intel Gig-E controller, Firewire, HD sound, USB 3.0, overcloking settings galore, e-SATA and SATA 6G. All there...

By Atomic MPC on 80

Not a bad board, but it's not what we'd all...

By Pureoverclock on

The ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme packs some amazing features, and in terms of usability and stability, the board is rock solid. It ran like a champ through all type of stress tests, and overclocking resulted in some of the highest numbers we've...

By Tbreak.com on 80

A feature filled beast! Every time we get ASUS Republic of Gamers hardware at the Tbreak office, everybody gets excited, and for good reason too. Not once has an RoG hardware failed to impress us, and surely the Crosshair IV Extreme would be no less...

By Bjorn3D on 80

While we like the ability to use any graphics card in a motherboard without having to worry about compatibility, we are not too certain yet as to the benefit of the Lucid chip. For one, our tests show that the performance gain is not always...

By TechRadar on 90

Another week brings with it another motherboard toting Lucid's HydraLogix 200 (nee Hydra 200) mix-and-match graphics technology. This time, however, it comes not from MSI, but from archrivals Asus. It's taken Asus a while to launch a board based...

By itreviews.com on

The Crosshair IV Extreme is a worthy addition to the RoG family of boards and although its price tag limits it to a niche market, it's worth taking a peek at if only to see what's possible in current motherboard design. Lucid's HydraLogix...

By Overclock3D on 80

Our comprehensive evaluation of the Crosshair IV Extreme has identified a number of the board's strengths but also a number of pitfalls.In terms of performance, it would generally appear that we are onto a winner here. During our testing, we were...

By Vortez on

Well it's certainly an impressive piece of hardware. ASUS RoG branded motherboards are generally pretty special and the Crosshair IV Extreme is no exception.Yes, you can virtually guarantee that it won't be cheap and yes, some other board may...

By HardwareZone.com on

While we're in the midst of reviewing a handful of AMD 890FX motherboards to go with your new Thuban-class processors, ASUS dropped us some photos to share of their top AMD 890FX motherboard in the works. As if the ASUS Crosshair IV Formula...

International Review By Hardware.no on

27. april i fjor lanserte AMDs sin første sekskjerneprosessorer. Samtidig lanserte AMD også deres nye entusiastbrikkesett AMD 890FX. Vi har tidligere sett på en heftig hovedkortmodell fra Asus, Crosshair IV Formula. Les testen av Asus Crosshair IV...

International Review By Ocaholic German on 100

Generell können wir das ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme Extreme Overclockern, PC-Enthusiasten sowie Gamern ans Herz legen. Sollte man auf der Suche nach einem High-End-AMD-Board sein, so wird man beim Kauf des Crosshair IV Extreme sicherlich alles...

International Review By Hardware-Test on 80

ASUS fortsætter med at imponere med deres Republic of Gamers bundkort serie. Crosshair IV Extreme er et AMD 890FX baseret bundkort med alt hvad du kan drømme om af ekstra features og gejl. Der er brugt kvalitets komponenter hele vejen igennem,...