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Asus Rampage III Black Edition

Asus Rampage III Black Edition


CPU support

Supported sockets:
  • LGA1366
Supported architectures:
  • Intel Core i7 Bloomfield
  • Intel Core i7 Gulftown
  • Intel Xeon Bloomfield
  • Intel Xeon Gainestown
  • Intel Xeon Gulftown
  • Intel Xeon Westmere-EP
Note! Some steppings might require updated BIOS/microcode to work properly.

System memory

  • Type: DDR3 800/1066/1333 MHz
    3 memory channels on 6x 240-pin DIMM
    ECC memory is optional
    Registered memory is optional
Max supported: 288.00 GB
Max memory only possible with registered ECC RAM. 48GB is highest possible with non-ECC.


Northbridge/MCH: Intel X58
Southbridge/ICH/PCH/MCP: Intel ICH10R
SuperIO: Winbond W83667HG
Realtek ALC892 audio IC over HD Audio bus
Intel Gigabit for 1G operation

Power supply

Main board power: 24-pin ATX
CPU power: 8-pin EPS
Additional power sources: 4-pin P4
8 4-pin PWM fan headers

Expansion slots

4 PCIe x16 slots
3-way nVidia SLI support
2 PCIe x1 slots

Rear I/O ports

PS/2 mouse+keyboard combo
7x USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
2x USB 3.0 (5 Gb/s)
2x eSATA
1x RJ-45
RP-SMA WiFi antenna connectors
Audio connectors: Line out, Line in, Microphone in

Internal I/O headers

4x USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
2x USB 3.x (5+ Gb/s)
Audio headers: S/PDIF
Header for front HD Audio


6 SATA-II (3 Gb/s) ports
2 SATA-III (6 Gb/s) ports
SATA RAID supported

Circuit board

SSI-EEB form factor
PCB manufactured in the year 2010



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