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Since the ASUS Republic of Gamers Rampage IV Black Edition motherboard is a premium product aimed at those gamers, enthusiasts and overclockers that want nothing but the best of the best, it is no wonder that the box itself has to represent that premium product in all its glory.
The R9 270X series is the step below AMD’s R9 280X and our MATRIX R9 280X. As you can see the DirectCU II cooler is a bit smaller and it doesn’t have the CoolTech fan, but it still has the great design and fat heatpipes on top of DIGI+ VRM and Super Alloy Power technology. Here’s what you get when you buy one!
In case the full-beaned MATRIX with its GPU-load lighting, buttons and connectors that do cool stuff and the other ROG extras is more than you need, then the ASUS R9 280X DirectCU II should be ideal for your gaming PC.
See TastyPC’s Maximus VI Impact Review below. Lauren uses a multimeter for direct voltage readings, which highlights the difference between the Impact’s DIGI+ VRM daughterboard and competitor mini-ITX designs. For those not wanting to watch the video, a review overview can be found on the TastyPC website.
To prove the quality and lifetime reliability of the waterblock the ROG RD put the CrossChill through 216 hours of salt-spray testing to simulate three years of corrosive exposure. The results inside speak for themselves.
JJ takes us through the ROG RAIDR Express: the PCI-Express SSD that will exceed SATA III speeds at 830/810MB/s (read/write). You can install your OS to it and it’s even got a UEFI BIOS on it so you can fast-boot Windows 8 (even faster!). See the video below for the live action example.
Eric from ASUS North America has unboxed the new G750JH gaming laptop – that’s the one with the uber-powerful GTX 780M graphics card – and it also comes with Assassins Creed 4, free!