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ASUS ROG Rampage V Edition 10 motherboard

After 10 years of manufacturing the Rampage series of motherboards from Asus, the brand has decided to commemorate this date with the launch of a commemorative motherboard based on the RAMPAGE V but with certain improvements that make it unique among its class.

The ASUS RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 combines the best of the RAMPAGE V and a host of new features very focused on Chroma lighting to provide incredible customization capabilities that the most enthusiastic pc gaming enthusiasts are sure to love.

As you can imagine, we are talking about a fairly exclusive product that will not be available indefinitely, since these motherboards will only make a certain number of units that, although the number has not been known, ASUS already said that it was not a product. that they were going to have in the catalog for a long period of time.

Before continuing we would like to thank COOLMOD for giving us the motherboard to perform the analysis.

Packaging and Accessories

Although in the introduction we told you that this motherboard is a special edition of ASUS, its box is not something that is very normal, even when we talk about the RAMPAGE series. The box is quite large and when you pick it up it is very heavy, and there you already realize that it contains certain surprises inside.

On the outside we find a black box that does not give much information about the motherboard, but is based more on elegance and aesthetics. That if it emphasizes the four most important features such as the X99 Chipset, the possibility of four graphics both in SLI and CrossFire, and the Intel socket 2011-v3.

Once you open the lid, you find a presentation of the motherboard that you can see behind a transparent plastic, thus giving you a complete image of the product in front of you. The plate is embedded in a very thick padding, and as you can see in the image. As a curious fact it does not have an anti-static bag like other plates, thus giving it a very good presentation. As for the padding, it is so well fitted that it even cost us to remove it from it, something that deserves to be mentioned, due to the level of finish that they have put in the presentation of this RAMPAGE V EDITION 10.

Now, the thing does not end there, we still lack an endless number of accessories that the motherboard brings, and when we remove the padding that includes the motherboard we find a cardboard organizer that brings all kinds of accessories for the motherboard base and that we leave you in a list, since it would be very long to explain all the accessories included with this motherboard.

User Manual
SupremeFX HiFi Kit:
- 1 x SupremeFX Hi-Fi
- 1 x SupremeFX Hi-Fi cable
1 x 2-Way SLI bridge (s)
10 x SATA Power Cable
1 x Q-connector (s) (1 in 1)
1 x M.2 Screws
1 x ASUS 3T3R dual band Wi-Fi detachable antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac compatible)
2 x CPU Installation Tool
1 x Fan extension card (3 x 4-pin fan outlets)
1 x 3-Way SLI Bridge (s)
1 x 4-Way SLI Bridge (s)
1 x ROG 12-in-1 Cable Labels
1 x Fan Extension card screw pack
1 x 5-pin to 5-pin cable
ROG stickers for fans
1 x Extension cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
3 x Thermistor Wire (s)
1 x USB memory with utilities and drivers
1 x I / O box
2 x ROG Coasters

As a curiosity, we highlight the 2 coasters and the adhesive kit for the fans, something that caught our attention.

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At this point, we are going to have to put a huge table of specifications of this RAMPAGE V EDITION 10, and this motherboard is one of the most complete and with more specifications in the domestic market, something that we can already imagine because It is for Intel's Extreme platform and also a very exclusive product.

ASUS ROG RAMPAGE V EDITION 10
CPUIntel® Socket 2011-v3 Core ™ i7 X-Series Processors
Supports Intel® 14nm CPU
chipsetIntel® X99
Conference proceedings8 x DIMM Memory, Max. 128GB, DDR4 3333 (OC) / 3300 (OC) / 3200 (OC) / 3000 (OC) / 2800 (OC) / 2666 (OC) / 2400 (OC) / 2133 (OC) MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered
Quad Channel memory architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Multi-GPUSupports NVIDIA® 3-Way SLI ™ Technology
Supports NVIDIA® 4-Way SLI ™ Technology *1
Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI ™ Technology
Compatible with AMD 3-Way CrossFireX ™ Technology
Compatible with AMD 4-Way CrossFireX Technology
CrossFireX @dual x8; up to 4 GPUs
Expansion slots4 x PCIe 3.0 / 2.0 x16 (x16, x16 / x16, x16 / x8 / x8, x16 / x8 / x8 / x8 or x8 / x8 / x8 / x8 mode with 40-LANE CPU; x16, x8 / x8 or x8 / x8 / x8 mode with 28-LANE CPU) *2
1 x PCIe 2.0 x4*3
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
StorageNew Intel® Core ™ i7 X-Series Processors:
1 x M.3 socket 2 with M Key, compatible with type 2260/2280/22110 storage devices (compatible with PCIE SSDs only) *4
1 x U.2, supporting PCIe 3.0 x4 NVM Express storage *4
Intel® X99 chipset:
10 x SATA 6Gb / s ports
Raid 0, 1, 5, 10 compatible
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology
RedIntel® I218V, 1 x Gigabit Network Controller
Intel® I211-AT, 1 x Gigabit Network Controller
Dual Gigabit Network Controllers - 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) Appliance
LANGuard: overload protection
ROG GameFirst Technology
Wireless data network802.11 Wi-Fi a / b / g / n / ac
Compatible with 2.4 / 5 GHz dual band frequency
Compatible with ASUS Wi-Fi Go utility!
Transfer speed up to 1300 Mbps
BluetoothBluetooth V4.0
AudioROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Compatible with: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Jack-retasking on front panel
Audio Features:
- SupremeFX Shielding ™ Technology
- Optical S / PDIF output on rear panel
- DTS Connect
- Audio amplifier: Delivers high quality sound for headphones and sound systems
- Japanese capacitors: offer a warm, natural and realistic sound.
- Sonic Studio II
- Sonic Radar II
USB portsIntel® X99 chipset: *3
4 x USB 3.0 port (s) (4 at mid-board)
Intel® X99 chipset: *6
6 x USB 2.0 port (s) (2 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Controller::
2 x USB 3.1 port (s) (2 at back panel, black, Type-C)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Controller:: *3
2 x USB 3.1 port (s) (2 at back panel, red, Type-A)
ASMedia® USB 3.0 Controller:
4 x USB 3.0 port (s) (4 at back panel, blue)
Overclock Features1 x DRAM channel switch
ROG RAM Cache
UEFI BIOS Features:
- OC Profile
- GPU.DIMM Post
- Tweakers' Paradise
- ROG SSD Secure Erase
- Visualization of graphics card information
ROG Extreme OC Kit:
- ReTry button
- Safe Boot button
- Start button
- Reset button
- Slow mode
- LN2 mode
- PCIe x16 Lane switch
Extreme Engine Digi +:
- IR3555 PoweIRstage®
- 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
- MicroFine Alloy Chokes
ProbeIt
KeyBot II
- One-click Overclocking
- XMP
- DirectKey
- ClrCMOS
- Power On
ROG RAM Disk
Extreme Tweaker
Special features5-Way Optimization with Dual Intelligent Processors 5
- With one click, 5-Way Optimization configures TPU, EPU, DIGI + VRM, Fan Xpert 4 and Turbo Core App functions
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- MemOK!
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger +
- Protection against overvoltages
- USB 3.1 Boost
ASUS thermal solutions :
- ASUS Fan Xpert 4
AURA:
- Aura Lighting Control
- Aura RGB Strip Headers
- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
ASUS Wi-Fi GO!
- Wi-Fi GO! Features: Cloud GO !, Remote Desktop, Remote Keyboard & Mouse and File Transfer
Remote entertainment
- Media Streamer
- HyStream
ASUS EZ DIY:
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS
- ASUS EZ Flash 3
- Multilingual BIOS
- ASUS USB BIOS Flashback
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
- Push Notice
Overclocking Protection:
- ASUS CPR (CPU Parameter Recovery)
ASUS Q-Design:
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Device boot indicator LED)
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector
Turbo App
Supported operating systemsWindows 8.1 32-bit / 64-bit
Windows 10 64 bits
Windows 7 32-bit / 64-bit
Rear panel I / O1 x PS / 2 keyboard / mouse combo port
2 x Network (RJ45)
1 x Optical S / PDIF Out
5 x Audio Jack (s)
1 x Clear CMOS button
2 x USB 3.1 (black) Type C
2 x USB 3.1 (red) Type A
4 x USB 3.0 (blue)
2 x USB 2.0 (One port can be used for USB BIOS Flashback)
3 x Wi-Fi antenna connector
1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button
Internal I / O2 x USB 3.0 connector (s) support (s) 4 extra USB 3.0 (s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector (s) support (s) 4 extra USB 2.0
1 x M.2 socket 3 for M Key, compatible with type 2260/2280/22110 storage devices (compatible with PCIE SSD only)
10 x SATA 6Gb / s connector (s)
1 x Aura RGB Strip Header
1 x TPM head
1 x CPU Fan connector (s)
3 x Chassis Fan connector (s)
1 x Fan connector (s)
1 x CPU OPT Fan Connector
1 x 24-pin EATX power connector
1 x 12-pin ATX 8V power connector
1 x 12-pin ATX 4V power connector
1 x Thunderbolt Head
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector (AAFP)
1 x MemOK! Button
9 x ProbeIt measurement points
1 x Connector for thermal sensor
1 x EZ Plug Connector (4-pin Molex Power Connector)
1 x Power button
1 x reset button
1 x SLI / CFX switch (2/3-WAY adjustments)
1 x BIOS switch
1 x Slow Mode switch (s)
1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN connector (fan extension)
1 x ROG Extension Head (s) (ROG_EXT)
1 x LN2 mode jumper (s)
1 x Liquid pumping head
1 x Safe Boot Button
1 x ReTry button
1 x System panel connector
1 x U.2 connector
1 x DRAM channel switch
1 x PCIe x16 lane switch
BIOS128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 5.0, Multilingual BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 3,
CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Sticky Notes, Latest Records,
F12 PrintScreen and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information
Format and sizeExtended ATX factory format
12 inches x 10.7 inches (30.5 cm x 27.2 cm)
Extra annotations* 1 28-track CPUs are compatible with up to 3-Way SLI ™ / 3-Way CrossFireX ™ configurations
* 2 The PCIEx8_4 slot shares bandwidth with M.2 and U.2.
* 3 The PCIEx4_1 slot shares bandwidth with the front USB3_34 ports and the rear USB3.1_EC1_EA2 ports. The front USB3_34 ports and the rear USB3.1_EC1_EA2 ports will be disabled when plugging an X4 or higher device into the PCIEx4_1 slot.
* 4 These ports share bandwidth with the PCIEx8_4 slot.
* 5 The operation of these functions is subject to the installed CPU.
* 6 The 2 USB 3.0 ports on the board share bandwidth with the ROG_EXT port

In the table that we have put up here, we should include the included accessories that we already detailed in the previous section of the analysis.

Conclusion

We could test this motherboard with another team that was sent to us from COOLMOD. Said equipment has 32GB of RAM (Corsair Vengeance), an Intel i7 6920K Broadwell-E processor with LGA 2011v2 socket, a GTX 1080 graphics card, a 512 GB Samsung EVO 950 M.2 main unit and two Corsair Neutron units of 500GB in RAID 0.

In a week of testing, we were able to test how incredible this motherboard is, which combines the extensive features it has with the lighting system, which is integrated into the back of the board, the chipset heatsink and the PCIe ports. And that we can leave activated even with the PC off.

Ok, but I'm only talking about lighting and customization, but talking about the characteristics is complicated, because it has so many that it would surely leave me something along the way. So I'm just going to tell you about the experiences of the things that most caught my attention.

After the lighting, another thing that I love is the connectivity, whether I'm talking about Bluetooth or the WiFi antenna that allowed me to connect the equipment quickly with my mobile and the internet connection.

ASUS ROG software is also a delight that allows us the RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 to be able to overclock in a very controlled way and at the same time monitor everything that we connect to the motherboard, be it fans, the LEDs included in the motherboard or the LED strips that we can connect to the motherboard through the exclusive connector for this purpose, which also allows us to configure the lighting of the box from the same software.

All this makes it the most complete motherboard I have seen to date, and I am talking about motherboards intended for the domestic sector. Where ASUS has done a great job, and has really achieved what in our view it intended, which is neither more nor less than creating an exclusive motherboard commemorating the 10th anniversary.

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ASUS RAMPAGE V EDITION 10

Material quality - 10
Included Accessories - 9.9
Connectivity - 9.4
Value for money - 8.5

9.5

Awesome

PROS: Quality Accessories Personalization CONS: High price

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Marco Antonio Ramirez

Computer Systems Engineer. I love video games and technology. My greatest achievement in life has been being the father of two beautiful daughters. Allergic to tuna and heaters.

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