Rampage II GENE
Rampage II GENE
Mini Size, Max Power
Intel® Core™i7 Processor Ready
Intel® X58/ICH10R
Triple-channel, DDR3 2000(O.C.) Support
CPU Level Up
SupremeFX X-Fi built-in
Pair X58 with SLI™ / CrossFireX™ in SFF system
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CPU Features
LGA1366 Intel® Core™i7 Processor support
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Bloomfield processors in LGA1366 package which has memory controller integrated to support
3-channel DDR3 memory. Support Intel® QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) with system bus up to 6.4GT/s and a max bandwidth of up to
25.6GB/s. Intel® Core™i7 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.
CPU & Chipset Features
Intel® X58 Chipset
PCIe 2.0
The Intel® X58 Express Chipset is the latest chipset designed to
support latest Intel® Core™ i7 Processors and Intel´s next
Double Speed; Double Bandwidth
This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for
generation system interconnect interface, Intel® QuickPath
Interconnect (QPI), providing improved performance by utilizing
serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and
double speed and bandwidth which enhances system
stability. It also supports up to 36 PCI Express 2.0 lanes
providing better graphics performance.
Multi-GPU Technology
Memory Feature
SLI/CrossFire On-Demand
Triple-Channel, DDR3 2000(O.C.) MHz
Why choose when you can have both?
SLI or CrossFireX? Fret no longer because with
the ROG Rampage II Extreme, you’ll be able to
The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that
features data transfer rates of
run both multi-GPU setups. The board features
MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements
SLI/CrossFire on Demand technology,
of the latest operation system, 3D graphics,
supporting up to three graphics cards in a 3-Way SLI or CrossFireX
configuration. Whichever path you take, you can be assured of jaw-dropping
multimedia, and Internet applications. The triplechannel DDR3 architecture triple the bandwidth of your system memory to boost
graphics at a level previously unseen.
system performance, eliminating bottlenecks with peak bandwidths of up to 43.2
ROG Exclusive Features
CPU Level Up
Intelligent multiple control at hand
A Simple click for instant upgrade
The iROG is a special IC which enables several ROG
highlitghted functions that gives users full disposal of the
Ever wish that you could have a more expansive CPU? Upgrade
your CPU at no additional cost with ROG´s CPU Level Up!
motherboard at any stage! This design allows advanced user
Simply pick the processor you wanted to OC to, and the
control and management to be processed purely at a hardware
motherboard will do the rest!
level. iROG greatly increases fun during overclocking for PC enthusiasts and it
See the new CPU speed and enjoy that performance instantly. Overclocking is
offers system maintainence and management with more control and efficiency.
never as easy as this.
Extreme Tweaker
Any memory is A-OK!
One stop performance tuning shop
Memory compatibility is among the top concerns when it comes
to computer upgrades. Worry no more, MemOK! is the fastest
Extreme Tweakers is the one stop shop to fine-tune your system
to optimal performance. No matter if you´re looking for frequency
memory booting solution today. This remarkable memory rescue
adjustment, over-voltage options, or memory timing settings,
tool requires nothing but a push of a button to patch memory
issues and get your system up and running in no time. The technology is able to
they´re all here!
determine failsafe settings that can dramatically improve system booting
Maximum OC with confidence with burn proof protection
Friendly reminder on the intentional madness
to chipsets and GPU!
The COP EX allows overclockers to increase chipset voltages
without the worries of overheating. It can also be used to monitor
In the pursuit of extreme performance, overvoltage adjustment is
and save an overheating GPU. The COP EX allows more
critical but risky. Acting as the "red zone" of a tachometer, the
Voltiminder LED displays the voltage status for CPU, NB, SB,
freedom and less constraint for maximum performance achievement.
Voltiminder LED
and Memory in a intuitive color-coded fashion. The voltiminder
LED allows quick voltage monitoring for overclockers.
Loadline Calibration
Optimal power boost for extreme CPU overclocking!
Maintaining ample voltage support for the CPU is critical during
overclocking. The Loadline Calibration ensures stable and
optimal CPU voltage under heavy loading. It helps overclockers
enjoy the motherboard´s ultimate OC capabilities and
benchmark scores.
Sound with Clarity
SupremeFX X-Fi built-in
Listen with Absolute HD
SupremeFX X-Fi delivers
an excellent high definition
audio experience to the
gamers of ROG. The
SupremeFX X-Fi features unique audio innovations for gamers to spot enemes
Noise Filter
Eliminate background noise while recording
This feature detects repetitive and stationary noises like
computer fans, air conditioners, and other background noises
then eliminates it in the incoming audio stream while recording.
in 3D environment during game play. SupremeFX X-Fi also provides gamers a
special tool to emphasize human voices in games to help make dialogues
clearer and more audible.
ROG EZ DIY Features
External LCD Poster
Onboard Switch
Debug and read system problems with an new external
No more shorting pins or moving jumpers
With an easy press during overclock, this exclusive onboard
The new LCD Poster now posts critical POST information in an
switch allows gamer to effortlessly fine-tune the performance
ever friendly and flexible external display. When system
without having to short the pins or moving jumpers!
malfunction occurs, the LCD Poster automatically detects device
failure and translates the errors on the LCD during POST.
ASUS Q-Connector
ASUS EPU-6 Engine
Make connections quick and accurate
The Q-Connector allows you to connect or disconnect chassis
System Level Energy Saving
front panel cables in one easy step with one complete module.
The new ASUS EPU - the world's first power saving engine, has
This unique adapter eliminates the trouble of plugging in one
been upgraded to a new 6 engine version, which provides total
cable at a time, making connection quick and accurate.
system power savings by detecting current PC loadings and
intelligently moderating power in real-time. With auto phase
switching for components (which includes the CPU, VGA card, memory, chipset,
hard drives and CPU cooler/system fans), the EPU automatically provides the
Q-Fan Plus
most appropriate power usage via intelligent acceleration and overclocking -
Optimized quietness and cooling for more devices!
helping save power and money.
The Q-Fan function automatically detects temperature and
adjusts fan speed accordingly to achieve quiet and efficient
cooling. With Q-Fan Plus, special temperature sensor cable is
provided to detect temperature on any device. When used with a
Rich Software Bundled
Futuremark® 3DMark®06 (Advanced Edition)
optional fans, you may activate Q-Fan function on up to 3 additional devices of
your choice!
The Gamers´ Benchmark
3DMark is the most popular and authoritative 3D
benchmark application used by professionals around the
world. The 3DMark06 is the latest version in the popular 3DMark series,
including advanced SM2.0 and HDR/SM3.0 Shader graphics tests and now
including single, multiple core and multiple processor CPU tests as part of the
3DMark score! The accurate performance and image quality diagnostic tool,
designed for DirectX®9.0c, provides you with all the information you need to
make all other competitors look bad.
Kaspersky® Anti-Virus
The best protection from viruses and spyware
Kaspersky® Anti-Virus Personal offers premium antivirus
protection for individual users and home offices. It is based on
advanced antivirus technologies. The product incorporates the
Kaspersky® Anti-Virus engine, which is renowned for malicious
program detection rates that are among the industry´s highest.
Intel® Socket 1366 Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition/Core™ i7 Processor Supports Intel® Dynamic Speed
* Refer to www.asus.com for Intel CPU support list
Intel® X58 /ICH10R
System Bus
Up to 6400 MT/s with QuickPath Interconnection
6 x DIMM, Max. 24 GB, DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600(O.C.)/1333/1066 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Triple channel memory architecture
* Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
**Due to Intel spec definition, DIMMs of DDR3-1333 or above are out of spec. Please refer to www.asus.com or user
manual for the Memory QVL(Qualified Vendors List).
Expansion Slots
2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 support at dual x16 speed
1 x PCIe 2.0 x4
1 x PCI 2.2
Multi-GPU Support
Support NVIDIA SLI™ / ATI CrossFireX™ Technology
Intel ICH10R controller
6 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports
Intel Matrix Storage Technology Support RAID 0,1,5,10
JMicron® JMB363 PATA and SATA controller
1 xUltraDMA 133/100/66/33 for up to 2 PATA devices
1 xInternal SATA 3.0 Gb/s port
1 xExternal SATA 3.0 Gb/s port (SATA On-the-Go)
*Due to the Windows XP/ Vista limitation, the RAID array with the total capacity over 2TB cannot be set as a boot disk. A
RAID array over 2TB can only be set as a data disk only. For more information, please refer to
Realtek® 8111C PCIe Gigabit LAN controller featuring AI NET2
SupremeFX X-Fi built-in 8 -Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
EAX® Advanced™ HD 4.0
X-Fi Crystalizer™
Creative ALchemy
Supports Optical S/PDIF out ports on rear
IEEE 1394
2 x 1394a ports (1 port at back I/O, 1 port onboard)
12 USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 6 ports at back panel)
Power Design
- 8-phase CPU power
- 2-phase QPI/DRAM power
- 2-phase NB power
- 2-phase Memory power
CPU Level Up
Memory Level Up
ASUS Unique Features
Extreme Tweaker
Loadline Calibration
Intelligent overclocking tools:
- ASUS AI Booster Utility
- O.C. Profile
Overclocking Protection:
- COP EX (Component Overheat Protection - EX)
- Voltiminder LED
- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
External LCD Poster
Q-Fan Plus
ASUS EPU-6 Engine
Special Features
ASUS Q-Connector
ASUS Fan Xpert
ASUS EZ Flash 2
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ASUS MyLogo3
1 x External SATA
1 x IEEE 1394a
1 x LAN(RJ45) port
Back Panel I/O Ports
6 x USB 2.0/1.1
8 -Channel Audio I/O
1 x PS/2 Keyboard port(purple)
1 x S/PDIF (Optical)
1 x Clr CMOS switch
3 x USB connectors supports additional 6 USB 2.0 ports
1 x IDE connector for two devices
7 x SATA connectors
5 x Fan connectors: 1 x CPU / 2 x Chassis / 2 x Optional
2 x thermal sensor connectors
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x IEEE1394a connector
1 x LCD Poster connector
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
24-pin ATX Power connector
8-pin ATX 12V Power connector
1 x En/Dis-able Clr CMOS header
1 x Front panel audio connector
1 x CD audio in
System panel connector
16 Mb Flash ROM
AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI2.0a Multi-Language BIOS
WOL by PME,WOR by PME,Chasis Intrusion,PXE
1 x SLI Cable
1 x External LCD Poster
1 x 2-in-1 ASUS Q-Connector Kit
1 x UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable
2 x SATA cables
1 x I/O Shield
1 x Cable Ties
1 x ROG theme label
1 x User's manual
Support DVD:
- Drivers and applications
Sound Blaster X-Fi Utility
Futuremark® 3DMark®06 Advanced Edition
Support Disc
Kaspersky® Anti-Virus
ASUS TurboV utility
ASUS Update
Form Factor
uATX Form Factor
9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )
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