ASUS ROG Strix X370i Gaming Review

Introduction, Test Setup and Overclocking

ASUS ROG Strix X370-i Gaming Review

Introduction

A little later than we planned, the full review is finally finished. We gave you our preview back in October and you can refresh your memory by taking a look at our ASUS ROG Strix X370-i Preview

Because of the time it has taken to bring this to you we wont waste a single more moment of your time, and the results of the Strix ITX are so good that we're a bit like a kid at Christmas anyway in our eagerness to share them, so let's crack on.

Test Setup

ASUS ROG X370-i Strix
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
Corsair LPX 2666MHz
Corsair LPX 3200MHz
Corsair MP500 M.2
nVidia GTX 980
Corsair HX1000i
Corsair H110i GT
Corsair ML Fans

Overclocking

Despite being an ITX motherboard the days when that meant you had to make considerable performance concessions are far enough behind us that the ASUS Strix easily managed 4 GHz in our overclock test, which should, and indeed does, lead to some excellent results.

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Most Recent Comments

07-11-2017, 08:51:52

Digikid
That conclusion was perfectly true and it's about bloody time someone realized that. Well said Tom.Quote

07-11-2017, 09:14:24

Pawel04
Thanks for this review, very thorough as usual! Been waiting quite some time to pull the trigger on a R5 1600 build and i think this is my perfect motherboard for it. The only thing stopping me from getting the Gigabyte board was the VRM temp issues you mentioned in your review and this board doesnt seem to have them.

Just wondering though, did you by any chance get your hands on the b350-i? Wanting to know if its really worth paying extra for the x370 when for all my needs, they offer the same things...Quote

07-11-2017, 13:38:10

Eddie long
um interesting little board , have we got a problem with the upload , or was that deliberate before you threw you teddies guv seems to stop sort be for your conclusionQuote

07-11-2017, 13:57:18

Davva2004
I wondered that too, I was just settled in for a nice juicy TTL conclusion rant and BOOM end of video. I've still got biscuits and half a cuppa left!Quote

07-11-2017, 14:42:41

Nilsen
Great review Tom!
Is there any rumors about an matx board incoming?Quote
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