ASUS ROG Rampage VI Apex Intel X299 Motherboard Review
Posted by Damon Bailey on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:00am
APEX – noun – ‘the highest or culminating point’. APEX is a very fitting name for a motherboard built to do one thing: Break records. The culmination of just shy of three decades of experience manufacturing computer hardware, the ROG Rampage VI APEX takes ASUS’s industry leading experience building some of the most extreme overclocking capable components and rolls them all into one record breaking platform, taunting every other board on the market claiming to have some level over overclocking prowess.
Based around Intel’s X299 chipset, The Apex offers support for Intel Sky Lake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPU’s, Quad Channel DDR4 4266MHz and beyond, 4-way Nvidia SLI and 4-way AMD Crossfire, as well as the latest in storage and connectivity. On top of the asymmetrical X-shaped board, Unique to the latest Apex line, there are many enthusiast liquid cooling features and Extreme sub-ambient overclocking features. A list so long, we’d have to write it on a scroll rather than a sheet of paper.
Can the Rampage VI APEX really answer to the call for the ultimate enthusiast and overclocking motherboard? We are about to find out!
ProClockers would like to thank ASUS for sending the Rampage VI APEX to check out.
Asus’s Take on the Rampage VI Apex
THE EXTREME OC BOARD FOR ENTHUSIASTS
Deftly tailored by ROG engineers, and tuned to perfection by the world's best overclockers, the Rampage VI Apex is purpose-built to break performance records. Featuring an optimized 4-DIMM memory trace layout, innovative dual DIMM.2 modules that keep your M.2 SSDs cool, and a distinct X-shaped PCB that's tactfully accented with Aura RGB lighting, the Apex melds no-compromise engineering with radical aesthetics. Build your next showcase rig and push the X299 platform to the limits with the Rampage VI Apex.