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Old April 12, 2010, 08:29 PM
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The LGA 1156 platform has quickly become the de facto standard for people looking for a budget-friendly Intel system. However, manufacturers are constantly evolving their motherboard offerings with new technologies and features in a effort to differentiate themselves from the competition. ASUS has taken things to the next level with their new Maximus III Extreme and while it may be one of the most expensive 1156 boards on the market, it also offers everything you could ever want in a motherboard.

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o man lovet he cooling..its sick


power filtering looks excellent.
molex? good to have. power and reset buttons should be standard on oc mobos

were you able to fit 3x280's?


grammaticals look decent




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At $350, this definitely an expensive motherboard for the LGA1156 platform,
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Old April 12, 2010, 10:00 PM
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were you able to fit 3x280's?

I no longer have three GTX 280's, but you can definitely fit three without issue, and four if you don't mind a bit of overhang at the bottom of the motherboard.
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Nice review, I spotted a typo though.

The very last line in the "cons" section of the summary on the last page reads "No supremeFX audo card"
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Very nice motherboard, but in my opinion you should be on an X58 mobo by this price point. Especially if you'd get an i7 860 on P55
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Nice review, I spotted a typo though.

The very last line in the "cons" section of the summary on the last page reads "No supremeFX audo card"
Fixed, thanks.
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Fixed, thanks.

overhang? basically on an open bench only right?

and theres an 'is' missing i believe
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overhang? basically on an open bench only right?
No no, any case with 8 expansion slots will do if you want to use four dual-slot cards.
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Really, the number of people who will run 4 GTX 480 is so few it isn't worth mentioning really. And those people won't be reading the comment thread of this article, most likely. They're too busy spending money haha
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Nice board indeed!!!!!!
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