ASUS announced today that the Intel Z87-based Republic of Gamers Maximus VI Extreme motherboard achieved a decisive 91% success rate at a Computex Taipei 2013 overclocking summit sponsored by Intel and Corsair. The all-new motherboard also tallied eight world performance records at a separate gathering at ASUS headquarters.
The Maximus VI Extreme motherboard competed against other top-tier over clocking motherboards of other makes, and took ten out of eleven spots at the Intel and Corsair Computex OC Main event.
ASUS and Republic of Gamers live up to their reputation for delivering the most overclock-friendly boards on the market, with the Maximus VI Extreme having already played host to the fastest 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor, running at an incredible 7.1Ghz, done by overclocker Mad222.
The board also recorded four DDR3 DIMMs clocked at an impressive 3957Mhz, the fastest four DIMM DDR3 on any Z87-based motherboard.
Other new world records that were attained includes PiFast, SuperPi 32M, 3DMark01, 3DMark05, 3DMark06, and AquaMark3. Celebrity overclockers invited to ASUS headquarters worked with renowned overclockers and ROG team members Andre Yang, Shamino, and TL on establishing these new records. Guests included Christian Ney, Fredyama, Hazzan, Slamms, Smoke, Sofos1990, and Youngpro. The event took place 10-13 June, following the conclusion of Computex Taipei 2013.
The Maximus VI Extreme delivers outstanding performance incorporating the latest in ASUS RoG motherboard design and engineering know-how. The outstanding motherboard delivers innovative OC Panel internal/external over clocking and monitoring console, Extreme Engine Digi+ III digital power architecture, and mPCIe II Combo with built-in 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and support for NGFF ultra-thin SSDs, which are fast becoming the choice of hardcore over clockers.
The Maximus VI Extreme is available in Malaysia at RM1,818.00 (SRP).
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