Jun 01, 2016 Written by: MasterC

Press Release: ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Rampage V Edition 10

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Almost two years ago, ROG introduced to the world Rampage V Extreme, an absolute overclocking beast that dominated with 28 world records upon launch and kept on breaking records - even this year!

To celebrate the 10th year of ROG, a special edtion of the beast has been unleashed - ROG Rampage V Edition 10

The Haswell-E platform and DDR4 on the Rampage V Extreme gave consumers support for memory capacities up to 128GB for the first time. The new Intel family of Broadwell-E X-series processors for the LGA-2011v3 socket again allows for that much memory with eight DIMMS and adds a bevy of improvements.

Intel's first 10-core desktop processor features Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, up to 40 PCIe 3.0 lanes (great for the lucky ones who invested in more than two graphics cards in SLI/CrossFire, and upcoming DirectX 12 games can surely look to take advantage), and comes fully unlocked for overclocking fun. That's where Rampage V Edition 10 comes in; One-Click 5-Way Optimization, Fan Xpert 4 cooling plus Turbo Core app, Extreme Engine DIGI+ power, and second-gen T-Topology all come together to squeeze every single point-zero-something megahertz out. Every bit counts, that's why ROG is again breaking records, already three World Records and 14 Global First Places to be exact.

The new Rampage takes performance to another level but of course, it doesn't stop there. New Aura RGB lighting has been added, including on the PCIe slots and an extra 4-pin RGB-strip header to allow lighting effects to go beyond the motherboard itself. The new SafeSlot PCIe is reinforced to prevent graphics cards from sagging and/or breaking the slot.

High-end performance can be expected in every aspect of the board. SupremeFX Hi-FI DAC (Digital to Analog Converter), dual op-amps and headphone amp all controlled by Sonic Radar II audio software to make sure you can hear everything you need to hear in the highest quality possible. Dual Intel Gigabit LAN, 3x3 802.11ac Wi-Fi and GameFirst IV have you covered in terms of network speed and flexibility.

Having 40 PCIe 3.0 lanes will work wonders if you have the desire to load up every port and slot. We challange you to fill up the four PCIe X16 slots, a PCIe X4 slot, a PCIe X1 slot, NVMe U.2 port and M.2 slot, a whopping ten SATA ports, four USB 3.1 ports (two Type-A & two reversible Type-C), eight USB 3.0 ports and six USB 2.0 ports. For that you'd need a pretty darn big EATX case! 

There isn't an I/O shield at the back anymore, it is now pre-mounted for easier motherboard installation and great aesthetics. 

Hit the PR button below for more details!

Press Release

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Rampage V Edition 10

Special ROG 10th-anniversary refresh of world’s favorite rule-breaking motherboard delivers

extreme gaming and overclocking with epic aesthetics, audio and connectivity

 

KEY POINTS

  • World-beating performance: ROG Rampage V Edition 10 has broken three world records and set 14 global first places
  • Best gaming and OC: One-click 5-Way Optimization, Fan Xpert 4 cooling plus Turbo Core app, Extreme Engine Digi+ power, and second-gen T-Topology
  • Epic aesthetics and strength: Built-in Aura RGB LEDs plus 4-pin RGB-strip header, patent-pending pre-mounted I/O shield, and reinforced SafeSlot PCIe
  • Ultimate audio, networking and visuals: SupremeFX Hi-Fi DAC and amp, Sonic Radar II, dual Intel Gigabit LAN, GameFirst IV and up to 4-Way SLI/CFX
  • Extreme next-gen connectivity: 3x3 802.11ac Wi-Fi, NVM Express U.2, M.2, SATA, and both USB 3.1 Type-A and reversible Type-C

 

Taipei, Taiwan (1st May, 2016) — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Rampage V Edition 10, a unique version of our flagship motherboard specially made to celebrate ROG’s 10th anniversary — and engineered to let gamers and overclockers break every limit. Rampage V Edition 10 has already broken three world records and achieved 14 global first places in 2D and 3D benchmarks.

Based on the Intel® X99 chipset for the new Intel Core™ i7 processors for socket LGA 2011-v3, Rampage V Edition 10 is set to establish new industry standards. ROG’s latest powerhouse features many exciting new features, including the Aura RGB illumination system — with five independently-controlled onboard LED areas, plus one 4-pin RGB header for add-on RGB strips.

Rampage V Edition 10 is equipped with many exclusive technologies to aid extreme overclockers and hardcore gamers. These include Extreme Engine Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) for the cleanest, smoothest power, second-generation ASUS T-Topology technology for maxed-out DDR4 performance, and 5-Way Optimization for easy and stable overclocking with one click, and Fan Xpert 4 for the ultimate cooling.

Rampage V Edition 10 features multiple technologies to deliver the best gaming experiences. The external SupremeFX Hi-Fi audio amplifier ensures flawless audio, dual Intel Gigabit Ethernet and GameFirst combine forces for no-lag networking, and all-new ASUS SafeSlot is the reinvented, reinforced PCI Express® slot with insert-molding tech that adds strength to every build — protecting gamers’ graphics-card investments. The new board introduces a patent-pending pre-mounted I/O shield for style, easier construction and enhanced durability.

Rampage V Edition 10 also accelerates every transfer with extensive connectivity onboard, including U.2, M.2, USB 3.1, and 3x3 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

 

World-beating performance: Three new world records and 14 global first places achieved

Demonstrating its unrivaled performance, ROG Rampage V Edition 10 has set three world records (WR) and achieved 14 global first places (GFP) in a series of exacting 2D and 3D benchmarks. ROG’s new performance monster achieved the highest CPU frequency for an Intel Core i7-6950X processor, with a frequency of 5726.84MHz. Detailed benchmark scores for all categories are listed in the table below.

 

Best gaming and OC: 5-Way Optimization, Fan Xpert 4, Extreme Engine Digi+ and T-Topology

With 5-Way Optimization Rampage V Edition 10 sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly-controllable performance boosts. ROG’s exclusive technology dynamically optimizes essential aspects of the system based on real-time use, for superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and even networking and audio settings that are tailored for favorite apps.

With advanced fan and water-pump controls, Rampage V Edition 10 is also geared up to deliver the ultimate performance — all easily controlled by Fan Xpert 4. Via onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 4 ensures every fan achieves the best balance of high cooling performance and low noise. Rampage V Edition 10 includes a dedicated water-pump header on board for the best water-cooling efficiency, and has support for high-amp fans of up to 3A — offering supreme cooling flexibility for extreme-overclocking endeavors or water-cooled builds. The Turbo Core App tuning panel puts a friendly face on the process of tuning and boosting multiple hardware components, making it easy for users to maximize gaming fun and overclocking efforts.

Rampage V Edition 10 includes Extreme Engine Digi+, ROG’s revered digital-power controller. It comprises a custom-designed PWM controller, PowIRstage® IR3555 MOSFETs from Infineon, MicroFine alloy chokes, and 10K black-metallic capacitors to deliver the smoothest, most precise core voltages.

Second-generation ASUS T-Topology takes DDR4 memory overclocking to new heights. A customized trace layout reduces crosstalk and coupling noise to ensure time-aligned signal transfer for improved memory stability and compatibility.

 

Epic aesthetics and strength: Aura RGB and strip header, pre-mounted I/O shield and SafeSlot

Rampage V Edition 10 includes the amazing Aura lighting-control utility to manage the motherboard’s powerful built-in RGB LEDs and any attached RGB strips. The Aura software affords the creative freedom of nine different lighting schemes, and it enables the illumination effects to be synchronized with the ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable gear.

With its built-in Aura RGB-strip header, Rampage V Edition 10 allows style-conscious enthusiasts to forget the hassle of external RGB controllers. To ensure the best compatibility, ROG has teamed up with well-known RGB strip-makers and case manufacturers, including CableMod, IN WIN, DEEPCOOL, NZXT, BitFenix, Phanteks — helping gamers to light up as easy as RGB wherever they see the Aura Ready logo.

Rampage V Edition 10 also has a stainless-steel I/O shield that slots in simply and adds strong protection. This pre-mounted IO shield is more than merely functional: our patent-pending invention ramps up Rampage V Edition 10’s aesthetic credentials, and makes PC DIY easier than ever.

And along with beauty comes strength, in the shape of SafeSlot — the PCIe® slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured in a single step using a new insert-molding process that integrates the slot with the fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, SafeSlot is then firmly anchored to the motherboard through additional solder points.

 

Ultimate audio, networking and visuals: SupremeFX Hi-Fi, dual Gigabit LAN and up to 4-Way SLI

Rampage V Edition 10 comes with SupremeFX Hi-Fi, a front-panel headphone amp that delivers sound exactly how the studio intended — pure, unadulterated audio delivered straight to the listener’s ears. The ESS® ES9018K2M digital-to-analog converter (DAC), dual Texas Instruments LM4562 op-amps and TPA6120A2 headphone amp work in harmony to faithfully reproduce every detail without distortion or jitter. The result is audiophile-grade 32-bit/386kHz and output of over 6VRMS to up to 600-ohm headphones.

SupremeFX Hi-Fi also has a Cirrus Logic analog-to-digital convertor (ADC) for exceptional recording quality. And, for more gaming victories, the stealthy Sonic Radar II overlay maps battlefield sounds to help players pinpoint opponents and teammates at a glance.

Rampage V Edition 10 features the very latest dual Intel Ethernet controllers (I219-V and I211-AT) for faster, smoother gaming. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput, so there’s more processing power available for games.

The new motherboard also allows gamers to unleash the full power of multiple graphics cards for visuals that never stutter, and with just the right amount of space between each card. Onboard switches enable DIYers to selectively enable or disable cards, while a handy SLI®/CrossfireX™ switch prompts Rampage V Edition 10’s integrated Aura integrated LEDs to guide the way when creating multi-GPU setups.

 

Extreme next-gen connectivity: 3x3 802.11ac Wi-Fi, NVMe U.2, M.2, SATA and USB 3.1

Rampage V edition 10 accelerates every connection, starting with next-level 802.11ac Wi-Fi with a 3x3 dual-band 2.4/5GHz for transfer speeds of up to 1300Mbps. It also has the latest NVM Express (NVMe) U.2 and M.2 connectors for compatibility with the latest storage devices, plug-and-play ease and data-transfer speeds of up to 32Gbps.

With two USB 3.1 Type-A ports, and two reversible USB 3.1 Type-C, Rampage V Edition 10 is completely backward-compatible with existing USB devices, and offers the ultimate convenience of Type-C any-way-up connectivity — and with ASUS-exclusive USB 3.1 Boost technology to accelerate USB 3.1 performance even further.

Rampage V Edition 10 is also stacked with SATA sockets, with 10 onboard connectors to provide extensive storage-expansion opportunities.

 

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information.

 

BENCHMARK SCORES[1]

Category

Benchmark

Score

WR / GFP

2D benchmark

10 x cores

Cinebench R11.5

30.78

GFP

Cinebench R15

2,881

GFP

GPUPI for CPU - 1B

2m00.053s

GFP

Geekbench3

52,009

GFP

HWBOT Prime

10,625

GFP

wPrime 1024M

48.969s

GFP

3D benchmark
1 x GPU

3DMark - Vantage Performance

95,983

GFP

3DMark11 – Performance

36,695

GFP

3D benchmark
2 x GPU

3DMark - Vantage Performance

114,175

GFP

3DMark11 – Performance

50,111

GFP

3DMark - Fire Strike

38,340

GFP

3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme

24,823

GFP

Catzilla - 720P

95,200

GFP

Catzilla - 1440P

36,463

GFP

3D benchmark
4 x GPU

3DMark - Vantage Performance

120,843

WR

3DMark11 – Performance

58,179

WR

3DMark - Fire Strike

46,873

WR

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS2

ASUS ROG Rampage V Edition 10

Processor/CPU socket

 

New Intel® Core™ i7 processors for socket LGA 2011-v3

Chipset

Intel® X99

Memory

8 x DIMMs, up to a maximum of 128GB, DDR4 3333MHz (OC)

Quad-channel memory architecture

Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) supported

Expansion slots

4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (supports x16, x16/x16, x16/x8/x8, x16/x8/x8/x8 or x8/x8/x8/x8 mode with 40-lane CPU; x16, x16/x8, x8/x8/x8 mode with 28-lane CPU)

1 x PCIe 2.0 x4 slot

1 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slot

Multi-GPU support

Up to 4-way/3-way/quad-GPU NVIDIA® SLI® and AMD® CrossFireX™

Storage

1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M-key, type 2260/2280/22110 (PCIe storage devices only)

1 x U.2 port (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 NVM Express storage)

10 x SATA 6Gbit/s ports

Networking/LAN

Intel® I218-V and Intel® I211-AT Gigabit LAN

GameFirst technology and ASUS LANGuard

USB

4 x USB 3.1 ports (2 Type-A and 2 Type-C ports, all on back panel)

8 x USB 3.0 ports (4 on back panel, 4 mid-board)

6 x USB 2.0 ports (2 on back panel, 4 mid-board)

Audio

External — ROG SupremeFX Hi-Fi with:

- 1 x ESS® ES9018K2M DAC

- 2 x Texas Instruments LM4562 op-amps

- 1 x TPA6120A2 headphone amp

- 1 x Cirrus Logic CS5361 DAC

- 5 x RC4580 op-amps

 

Onboard — SupremeFX 8-Channel high-definition audio codec:

- SupremeFX shielding technology

- Dual op-amps

- Jack-detection, multi-streaming, and front-panel jack-retasking

- Optical S/PDIF-out port on back panel

 

Dimensions / form factor

EATX, 12-inch x 10.7-inch (30.5cm x 27.2cm)

 

 

2 Specifications, content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors.

 

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About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,368 awards in 2015 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC. ASUS has more than 17,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of over 5,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2015 was approximately US$14 billion.

 

[1] All world records were verified on 31st May 2016.

 

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