ASUS X79 Rampage IV Extreme Review Comment Thread
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March 10, 2013, 12:02 AM
Join Date: Jun 2007
My System Specs
Bit of a necro, but I have spent the last few months with my RIVE and 3930k, both watercooled and have to say it is the best platform I have used bar none. Paired it up with a Corsair Dominator Cas9 2133 4x4G kit and a Samsung 840 Pro 256 and it is smooth as silk and gaming with 2 GTX 680s is sick. After 13 years building rig after rig, I can honestly say that I am satisfied with performance and also the first time expectations have been exceeded. If I had to gripe, it would be basic Intel buggery since AMD fell off. I guess I was spoiled by Intel actually having competition and giving everybody what they wanted. I figure if X79 did not get stripped of so many features before launch I probably would never have bought another enthusiast class chipset again from lack of need, now I guess I wont do it because Intel screws with them too hard. I guess my next purchase in the "enthusiast" category will be solid 6Gbps RAID controller.
After messing with CPUv offset I settled in at 4.8Ghz @ 1.38Vcore and all speedstep features are working perfectly.
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My System Specs
RIVE, B85M-CSM, Z87 Expert, Maximus V Formula, R5E
4770k, 3770k, 3930k, i3 4330
,6x2G Corsair GT Cas8 2000, 3x2G Cas7 Corsair GT 2000, 4x4GB Cas 9 Corsair GT 2133
Titan SLI, GTX 580
3x30G Vertex, M4 128, C300 256G, Samsung 840 Pro, Samsung 840 Evo, Intel 730 480G
Corsair AX-1200, HX-1000, AX-850, HX-750
Murderbox TJ-07, 800D, Silverstone Crown
Auzen Hometheater HD
Dell U3011/U3014, 2408, JVC X75 Projector
Win 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows Home Server 2011
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