Here at VR-Zone, we hold ASUS's Republic of Gamers branded motherboards in high regard not only for their premium components, but also we know many exceptional individuals on the ROG team who toil on through cold Taiwanese nights and weekends, optimizing electrical traces on the PCB and fiddling with BIOS signal tweaks to deliver record breaking platforms for their users. Arriving almost two months after the initial Ivy Bridge Z77 launch, what does the belated Maximus V Formula bring to the (bench) table?