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UEFI Features continued, Advanced Mode continued

07/18/2016 - 15:14

The following screens detail settings on the Advanced, Monitor, Boot, Tools, and Exit tabs in the Advanced Mode interface. [inline:files/review/2016-07-18/201-160627154844.jpg] Advanced tab [inline:files/review/2016-07-18/202-160627155307.jpg] Advanced...

UEFI Features - EZ and Advanced Modes

07/18/2016 - 15:09

The following screens detail settings on the EZ Mode interface and Main and Advanced tabs in the Advanced Mode interface. EZ Mode Interface [inline:files/review/2016-07-18/101-160627144548.jpg] EZ Mode, Main page [inline:files/review/2016-07-18/102-...

UEFI Features

07/18/2016 - 15:02

ASUS bundled the Maximus VIII Extreme motherboard with the latest version of their ASUS UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) implementation, a customized version of the AMI baseline UEFI BIOS replacement. The UEFI offers full keyboard and mouse...

Bundled Applications continued

07/18/2016 - 14:56

Lighting Control [inline:files/review/2016-07-18/01-lighting-ctrl-01.jpg] The Lighting Control applet controls the active state of the RGB LED embedded in to the board's heat sink. The LED can be configured for any desired color using the color...

Bundled Applications

07/18/2016 - 14:37

Included Applications

OC Panel Kit

07/18/2016 - 14:35

In keeping with the Extreme moniker of the board, ASUS bundled in the latest revision of their hand-held monitoring device with the Maximus VIII Extreme board - dubbed the OC Panel II. The OC Panel II device serves dual purposes - monitoring board...

CPU Cooler Fit and Included Accessories

07/18/2016 - 14:32

CPU Cooler Fit To test the amount of space surrounding the CPU socket, we mounted the Noctua NH-D15 cooler to the CPU socket. This behemoth CPU air cooler sports a dual fan construction and two huge vertical cooling towers. [inline:files/review/2016-07-...

Features and Motherboard Layout

07/18/2016 - 14:26

Features Courtesy of ASUS

Conclusion

07/18/2016 - 13:09

Performance As witnessed in the performance tests, XSPC did its homework in designing the Raystorm Pro. It garnered top performance numbers with both the Haswell-based and Haswell-E-based systems, which is no small feat. The block's performance dominance...

Cooler Comparison Testing

07/18/2016 - 13:06

Cooler Testing Methods