ASUS announced that the Intel Z87-based Republic of Gamers Maximus VI Extreme motherboard has achieved a decisive 91% success rate at a Computex Taipei 2013 overclocking summit sponsored by Intel and Corsair. Additionally, the board tallied eight world performance records at a separate gathering that took place at ASUS headquarters, all mere days after its official launch.
Competing against top-tier overclocking motherboards from a variety of brands, Maximus VI Extreme took ten out of eleven top spots (or 91%) at the Intel and Corsair Computex OC Main Event.
As further demonstration of ASUS and Republic of Gamers (ROG) dedication to delivering the most overclock-friendly boards on the market, Maximus VI Extreme has already played host to the fastest 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor, running at close to 7.1GHz, done by overclocker Mad222. The board has also recorded four DDR3 DIMMs clocked at an impressive 3957MHz, the fastest four-DIMM DDR3 on any Z87-based motherboard at the time.
An additional six new world records were attained, including 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.