Tons of fan headers.
Attention to detail.
Excellent board layout.
Supports triplecard CrossFireX.
More overclocking features and methods than you will ever use.
Achieves very high overclocks.
6 native SATA 6Gbps ports.
Two USB 3.0 ports.
ASUS custom chips add useful power saving.
Too few PCIE slots.
Expensive enthusiast level product.
Only a single BIOS chip.
No thermal probes included.
No multimeter probe connectors.
Can't use DDR2 memory from your existing AMD system.
Does not have any additional performance over the 790FX chipset.
Missing LCD poster.
Voltage and HTT fluctuations.
By hardCOREware on March 20, 2012
s While $220 is quite a bit to ask for a motherboard, I think Asus has added enough useful features to the Crosshair V Formula to make it worthy of consideration. Starting with excellent hardware design with robust features and quality components,...-
By HardOCP on November 10, 2010
The fact of the matter is that no one buying this board is going to run a processor at stock, and really if you do, well you are just stupid. The ASUS Crosshair IV Formula was built to be a badass AMD overclocker and that is exactly what it is. Its...-
By PCPer on September 29, 2010
I have to admit I ended up really liking this board. The design really grew on me, the performance is top notch for an AMD board, and the featureset is again without parallel. The board runs cool and really does not suck up that much extra...-
By Maximum PC on September 09, 2010
This motherboard blows (in a good way) Any old scrap heap will get you from point A to point B, but it’s about the ride, playa, and that’s where the Crosshair IV Formula shines. Not only does the red and black color scheme look pimp, the...90
By PCQuest on July 31, 2010
It satiates the gaming needs by providing superb performance at an attractive price. * Test Bed: 120GB SATA 7200 RPM hard disk, AMD Phenom X2 (3.36 GHz) Processor, 2GB (1800MHz) Patriot DDR3 RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT graphics card, Windows 7...-
By iXBT Labs on July 30, 2010
ASUS Crosshair IV Formula is undoubtedly an original and interesting product. Its features, like GameFirst and ROG Connect, are actually useful and may come in handy. The bundle includes everything you need, and then a bit more. The lack of PATA...-
By Legit Reviews on July 22, 2010
Top notch performance, a solid layout, and great looks seal the deal and make the ASUS Crosshair IV Formula my top pick for my next AMD based system!...-
By Ocaholic on July 08, 2010
Allgemein +-With the Crosshair IV Formula Asus has an all solid motherboard in its portfolio, which is able to score well in benchmarks and also comes with a well thought layout. Only when overclocking the board you'll reach the limit quite quickly...-
By X-bit Labs on June 22, 2010
ASUS Crosshair IV Formula is somewhat cheaper than Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD7, but the difference is small. Both mainboards are actually quite expensive and intended for a small category of computer enthusiasts. As we said in the beginning of...-
By ComputerPowerUser on June 11, 2010
The Crosshair IV Formula is one of the pricier boards we tested, but extreme overclockers will appreciate the plethora of extras and options. A solid performance and a flexible layout make this a fine choice for the 890FX...80