Asus Maximus 3 Gene

  • Asus Maximus 3 Gene
85
Based on 7 scores, 19 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • High overclockability.
  • Properly built to maintain high overclocks through longterm daily usage.
  • Modest pricing.

Cons:

  • High "Auto" voltage settings.
  • Lack of memory timing control in included software.

Expert reviews and ratings

By techPowerUp! on 95

Summing it all up proves very easy, as there is no question which board is both the better performer, as well as the better overclocker. I remain so impressed with the Maximus III Gene that it will become my main motherboard, without a doubt. All the...

By Hardware Secrets on -

When you see a micro-ATX motherboards you probably think about a motherboard with on-board video targeted to basic computers or HTPCs (Home Theater PCs), usually with one PCI Express x16 slot and lacking SLI and CrossFireX support and powerful...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

We gamers are a demanding lot, and many hardware manufacturers have acknowledged this by creating product-lines that cater for our high-end tastes. Of course in some (thankfully relatively rare) cases this means just slapping a 'for gamers'...

By Ocaholic on -

General +-The Asus Maximus III Gene mATX motherboard leave a very good impression. It is even able to keep up with its bigger ATX rivals. The board is suitable for gaming-PC's, enthusiasts-PCs as well as office computers. Because of the Maximums III...

By PCPer on -

We'd like to thank ASUS for providing the Maximus III Gene for our review today. There were a host of features and capabilities on the Maximus III Gene that we haven't seen in any micro ATX motherboards since the form factor was created. ASUS...

By PCQuest on -

With an excellent performance to price ratio, this motherboard satiates the need of high end gamers. * Test Bed: Intel Core i5 661 (3.33 GHz) CPU, Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB hard disk, 2Gb (1800MHz) Patriot DDR3 RAM , NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT graphic...

By HardOCP on -

ASUS has built a very capable and feature rich motherboard in the Republic of Gamers' Maximus III Gene. Now, I know what you are thinking, this thing has the ROG brand on it, it is going to cost $5000! Actually this motherboard represents a good...

By Pureoverclock on 90

The ASUS Maximus III Gene is a showstopper for a micro-ATX motherboard. For lack of a better description, it's essentially a Maximus III Formula that's removed a couple expansions slots to fit the smaller form factor. The aesthetics are very...

By Neoseeker on -

The Maximus III Gene is another excellent product out of ASUS' Republic of Gamers series of motherboards. While the Gene gives up a few features due its much more compact mATX form factor, it still borrows most of the Formula's features and...

By Bjorn3D on -

Earlier this year (2009) ASUS introduced a motherboard that has all of the capabilities, and features that only the full sized counterparts had. These motherboards were all based upon the micro-ATX standard design, during my time using these micro...

By Vortez on -

The Asus Maximus III Gene is everything i'd hoped it would be and probably a little more.In my opinion it's not overly pricy compared to others, indeed it takes the middle ground in this regard. What is impressive is that it provides true high...

By Elite Bastards on -

As I alluded to in our introduction, on a personal level I'm really quite excited by the resurgence of the micro-ATX platform in terms of the availability of decent motherboards (although admittedly I still wish there were more top quality micro-ATX...

By Guru of 3D on -

Dang -- I have such a soft spot for ROG based motherboards. They never ever disappointed me and yeah, that really sums up the conclusion on this Maximum III Gene motherboards already. It's nearly stinking perfect. So what you guys need to remember...

International Review By TechSweden on 90

ÖverklockningNär man har och göra med moderkort av denna kaliber så måste man givetvis se hur långt vi kan pressa systemet. 4767,8MHz på luft med 1,6v får anses som helt ok! Max Bclk landade på de klassiska...

International Review By Hardware Upgrade on -

Abbinare un form factor di ridotte dimensioni ad una dotazione accessoria completa e a funzionalità specifiche per gli utenti più appassionati? Sembra essere questo l'obiettivo al quale vuole giungere Asus con Maximus III Gene, scheda...

International Review By Ocaholic German on -

Das Asus Maximus III GENE ist ein ausgezeichnetes Board das sehr wenig Platz beansprucht und trotzdem durch Top-Leistung Punkten kann. Das Maximus III Gene legen wir jedem ans Herz, der sich einen kompakten, aber trotzdem leistungsfähigen PC...

International Review By PC for Alla Extreme on 81

Detta är vår andra roundup av Intel P55-moderkort och denna gång har vi främst valt att testa modeller som är storsäljare. Det finns flera nyheter med P55 som även påverkade prestandatesterna i hög grad....

International Review By Hartware.net on 86

Das ASUS Maximus III Gene ist ein schnelles kleines Mainboard, das vor allem für Design-Gehäuse (im Wohnzimmer) oder für Freunde von kleinen Gehäuse für LAN-Partys interessant ist. Wirklich...

International Review By AwardFabrik on 70

Zusammenfassend kann man sagen, das es sich um ein ausgereiftes und gutes Mainboard handelt, das Vieles zu bieten hat. Die Einstellungsmöglichkeiten und Overclocking Ergebnisse stehen denen des Maximus III Formula in nichts nach, leider hat das...