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Old 10-22-08, 03:37 PM   #51
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ASUS Unleashes Highest Performing Enthusiast Motherboard to Date: ROG Rampage II Extreme

Best-of-breed Republic of Gamers (ROG) Motherboard Supports 3-Way SLI® and CrossFireX™ Setups on Latest Intel Platform to Deliver Unprecedented Gaming and Benchmarking Performance

Taipei, Taiwan, October 21, 2008 – ASUS, the world´s leading producer of motherboards, today unveiled the most advanced and highest performing enthusiast motherboard at present: the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rampage II Extreme. In keeping with ROG´s commitment to producing cutting-edge, boundary-redefining products for the serious gaming and overclocking community, the ROG Rampage II Extreme incorporates the latest innovations and components into its architecture, such as the latest Intel chipset and SLI/CrossFireX on Demand—delivering blistering performance through its support for the new range of Intel processors and multi-GPU technologies such as 3-Way SLI and CrossFireX™. To enable users to push the capabilities of the new platform to the limit, the ROG Rampage II Extreme features ROG Extreme Engine, a true multi-phase power management system—16 phases for the CPU and 3 phases each for QPI/DRAM, the Northbridge and memory—with premium Multilayer type Polymer Capacitors (ML Caps) that keep the power supply stable even under the most demanding loads.
Read much more at Asus News but here are much larger pictures when clicked on.

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