Asus ROG Rampage VI Extreme (X299) Motherboard Review

Test Setup

For our tests, we used a test rig which includes the Asus ROG Rampage VI Extreme (X299) Motherboard, along with an Intel Core i5-7640X (Kaby Lake-X) at default clock speed of 4.0GHz (turbo boost 4.2GHz), as well as 8GB of G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4-3200 ram in dual channel mode.

All tests were conducted at turbo clock speeds of 4.2GHz at a resolution of 1920×1080. High or Ultra settings enabled.

CPU Intel Core i5-7640X (Kaby Lake-X) @ 4.0GHz / Turbo @ 4.2GHz
Cooling Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 240 AIO
Motherboard Asus ROG Rampage VI Extreme (X299)
Ram 2 x 4GB G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4-3200
XMP 2.0 profiles Memory timings : 15-15-15-35 @1.35v
SSD/HDD Patriot Hellfire PCIE M.2 256GB SSD
PSU Thermaltake Toughpower RGB 750W
VGA card Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GDDR5
Nvidia Drivers Latest GeForce Drivers v388.13 – WHQL
OS Windows 10

 

AIDA64 Info

 

CPU-Z Info

 

Idle Temps

Temperatures for idle looks normal at around 38 degrees Celsius. It’s what I expected as there’s no activity.

 

Load Temps

With the system at full load, here we see the temperature jump to a high of 62 degrees Celsius. It’s acceptable and it’s what I expected. No issues with normal system operation.

 

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