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Expert reviews of Asus Crosshair 5 Formula
Review score distribution (out of 68 reviews)
  • 90-100:
    9
  • 75-89:
    7
  • 65-74:
    3
  • 0-64:
    0
  • Unrated:
    49
86
out of 100
  • Graphical BIOS, Extra USB 3.0 ports, Two real 16 lane PCI-E ports, Plus an eight lane extra,
    Distinctive black and red design, Great Bundle, RoG Software, Supports 3way SLI and Crossfire, Overclocks very well
  • Pricey
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Testseek.co.uk has collected 68 expert reviews for Asus Crosshair 5 Formula and the average expert rating is 86 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek.co.uk to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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Excerpt
Award
Score
2012-11-13
Bottomline:  The ASUS Crosshair V Formula certainly is not cheap but if you want the some of the best hardware on the market for an AMD system, you should not look any further. It performs well but at almost twice the cost of the ASUS M5A99X EVO, is it really wort...
Score
-


2012-03-12
Bottomline:  With Creative audio drivers and one of the best AM3+ UEFIs around, this is a great motherboard for overclockers, despite its expense ...
Score
80%


2011-10-04
Bottomline:  ly the ASUS Crosshair V Formulas layout is well thought Once more very practical are the angled SATA connectors There also are practical power/reset buttons onboard but what you wont find is a debug display The last expansion slots is a PCIExpress x4 slot...
Score
80%


2011-09-22
Excerpt:  These days the Crosshair V Formula is ASUS' flagship model regarding AMDs 990FX chipset. This ROG board therefore comes with a lot a features and a very attractive design....
Score
-


2011-08-05
Good:  Graphical BIOS, Extra USB 3.0 ports, Two real 16 lane PCI-E ports, plus an eight lane extra
Bad:  Pricey
Bottomline:  With the Asus Republic of Gamers Crosshair V Formula it has produced a board that makes us almost want to recommend it regardless of whether or not Bulldozer is much cop.We've looked at a few motherboards based on AMD's 9-series chipsets now, and so fa...
Score
80%


2011-07-12
Good:  Distinctive black and red design, Great Bundle, RoG Software, Supports 3way SLI and Crossfire, Overclocks very well,
Bottomline:  Another impressive motherboard from Asus that offers the whole package....
Score
90%


2006-01-01
Excerpt:  Back in April 2010 AMD launched their 890FX chipset, a new high end product which was designed to be combined with their high end Phenom CPUs, maximising gaming performance through the use of 2x16 PCIe configurations (or quad card CrossFire if desired)...
Score
-


2012-04-05
Excerpt:  Ever since the launch of the Bulldozer range and 9-series motherboards, the initial reviews of the processors were not encouraging to say the least. Since then, AMD has decided to pull out of the enthusiast end of the CPU market, to focus in on the mainst...
Score
-


2011-12-16
Good:  Supports both AM3+ and older AM3 processors, Loads of SATA 6Gbps and USB 3.0 ports, Top-notch audio, Smart layout
Bad:  Thunderbolt card's audio output is stereo only, No Bluetooth, so lacks ROG Connect support found on other boards in this series
Bottomline:  This motherboard is a well-equipped, stable foundation for an AMD Bulldozer-based PC. Consider, though, saving $100 by skipping the Thunderbolt-card version, given the card's lack of surround sound and marginally useful Killer networking technology. ...
Score
70%


2011-11-09
Excerpt:  The rumor on the street is that Asus makes a few motherboards. They may or may not be the world’s leading motherboard manufacturer. Asus may also have a pretty good reputation for quality and innovation in their products. It is tongue in cheek h...
Score
-


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