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    Default ASUS ROG Maximus VII Formula Motherboard Review

    Introduction A few months back we took a look at the ASUS Maximus VII Hero Motherboard . The Maximus VII Hero, which is part of ASUS’ mid range Republic of Gamer’s line, took home the Editors Choice award for its great performance and outstanding aesthetics. However, that was only the tip of the iceberg for the ROG line up. Today… we have the chance to take a look at ASUS’ flagship motherboard the ASUS Maximus VII Formula. We are really excited to start putting this motherboard to the test. Its aesthetics alone really stand out, especially its Armor Shield. If you are an water cooling enthusiast, the hybrid CrossChill Cooling VRM block is also a great feature. Can the*ASUS ROG Maximus VII Formula*live up to its little brother the Hero and earn another Editor’s Choice Award? Let’s dive in and take a look. * But before we do, let’s hear a word from ASUS. Origin of the Name “Asus” ASUS comes from the last four letters of Pegasus, the winged horse in Greek mythology that represents the inspiration of art and learning. ASUS embodies the strength, creative spirit and purity symbolized by this regal and agile mythical creature, soaring to new heights of quality and innovation with each product it introduces to the market.

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    WOW.Love that board. Good review as always Kenny.

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    Great review Kenny very well done, what an awesome board wish I could afford it!

    As much as I love this board I dont have deep enough pockets, so I will be saving my money up for the Hero instead

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    Thanks guys! I really had a great time working on this review. I spent a little more time on this one since I actually put it into a full build rather than just my test bench. Great motherboard, now if I can only get my AMD R9 290 stable with the current drivers.

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    Love this board. nice good on the review Kenny.
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    I love this board too, and Kenny that build is absolutely fantastic. What chip would you recommend with this board?
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    If you don't already own a 4770K, then I would spring for a 4790K, but since I already had the 4770K that's what I used. The 4770K and 4790K are very very close in performance, but the 4790K has a slight edge with overclocking, by maybe 100-200MHz. Other then that, its pretty identical.
    If you don't need the HT and VM features from the i7, you can save some money and get the 4690k (which I have in another system). If its just for Gaming, the 4690K is a good chip.

    TD right now has is for $185 shipped with a coupon code and stackable $15off $100 discount. Great deal for someone looking to change over to Intel.

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    Great review Kenny, excellent board (great feature, performance, look...), paired with 4790K and OCed... Wow.

    Always look beyond the limits...

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    good review Kenny. i love the armor on these boards.
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Great review Kenny of a sweet motherboard thanks for posting

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