Asus Rampage 3 Extreme

  • Asus Rampage 3 Extreme
90
Based on 20 scores, 45 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    18
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Red and Black Color Scheme.
  • PCI Express Disable Switches.
  • Excellent BIOS Support.

Cons:

  • Motherboard heatsink could have been designed better.
  • Lots of stuff around the CPU socket.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Ninjalane on 100

We know several overclockers that swear by Asus products and turn their noses up at even considering a different motherboard brand. After having used the Rampage III Extreme for what it was intended we can see where this comes from. On the surface...

By Tech2 on 90

Overlocking & PerformanceTo measure the overclocking potential of the Ramapge Extreme III, we set up a test rig.The components are as follows:Asus Extreme III RamapgeIntel i7 940 (LGA1366)6 GB Corsair Dominator GT DDR3NVIDIA GTX 470Cooler Master...

By Bjorn3D on 95

The Rampage III Extreme was worthy enough to make it into our main system for everyday use. We've seen several new innovations on this motherboard that we have not seen in the past, like BIOS flashing through a USB flash drive without any hardware...

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By Maximum PC on 90

This board gives you a reason to use Bluetooth At first glance, you might think the Asus Rampage III Extreme board has just four PCI-E slots, which would be simply wimpy next to the whopping six slots in MSI’s Big Bang-XPower. But don’t be...

By Legit Reviews on

Some say it eats CPUs for breakfast. Others say it's secretly a masochist. All we know is the ASUS Rampage III Extreme motherboard is one tough customer and well worth your hard earned dollars....

By Neoseeker on

We come back to our original question of which motherboard is the right one to buy? As you saw from our results, the boards under the spotlight today all performed more or less the same at stock settings. This means when purchasing a motherboard, you...

By HotHardware on

A general consensus among hardware sites finds that the new wave of enthusiast level X58 motherboards offer very little (if any) performance benefit over the products they're supplanting. That's exactly what we saw when we compared the Rampage...

By Overclockers Club on

So at this point I've looked at the packaging, checked out the accessories, ogled the unique features, and pushed this board to the limit. Now I am expected to sum up my thoughts in a few, somewhat coherent paragraphs. Easier said than done because...

By HardwareHeaven on 100

ASUS have clearly focused on ensuring that their board offers a great balance of performance and functionality. For everyday users we get top notch scores across all of the...

By Ocaholic on

Allgemein +-with the Rampage III Extreme ASUS presents its flagship based on Intels X58 chipset. ASUS really fullfilled the very high expectations with this overclocking monster. They produced an absolutely solid board with an awful lot of features....

By Tom's Hardware UK on

Supporting Intel’s highest-performance processors with twice the bandwidth of its mainstream counterpart, the X58 chipset proves the staying power of good ideas. We take a closer look at what makes the latest generation of premium motherboards...

By InsideHW on

Not that long ago, we hung out with the Maximus III Extreme motherboard, which represents one of the best P55 solutions. As foreseeable, ASUS also rejuvenated the X58 model with Rampage III Extreme. May we remind you that Rampage II Extreme was one of...

By Motherboards.org on 89

The ASUS Rampage III Extreme is the most highly featured board I’ve ever seen. With RC Bluetooth and ROG Connect, you can connect external devices like cell phones and laptops to overclock the system externally just like a race car driver team....

By AnandTech on

Round one of the high-priced enthusiast end of X58 went to EVGA last year, who set the pace with their Classified line of motherboards. While not perfect in every regard, the E759 and E760 broke and set more overclocking records than any other...

By Pureoverclock on

While there are many X58 motherboards on the market, very few are actually designed for extreme use. So before we wrap up, let's address what many of you are probably wondering: "What about the EVGA Classified, how does it compare to the ASUS...

By Hardware Secrets on

ASUS Rampage III Extreme is a top-notch motherboard for Intel socket 1366 CPUs, targeted to enthusiasts that want a motherboard with the latest technologies (such as SATA-600 and USB 3.0), a huge range of overclocking features, support for eight fans...

By itreviews.com on

It's difficult to recommend a motherboard that costs the almost same as a complete value end system, but for the small niche of users that the Asus Rampage III Extreme is aimed at, it is very nearly the perfect motherboard, so for them it's...

By IT Pro Portal on

At the end of the day, this board - as with all very-high-end motherboards - is aimed at the small number of people who want extreme performance no matter what the cost. And to this end Asus has really delivered with the Rampage III Extreme. From the...

By Bit-tech.net on 60

The R3E is fast and a great that can easily keep up with the best X58 boards on the market. It’s also very easy to overclock thanks to its well-designed BIOS that combines both user friendliness and a ton of obscure options that an extreme...