Summary: I gave it three stars because it works great except onboard audio went out. I'm force to use temp external sound card until i either decide to take it out of my computer and RMA# or purchase sound card. Plus receive item opened no static bag around MB and MB cd case ripped open. So i purchased used sold as new which should not of been the case. But other than that it's worked fine.
Summary: Back in June I bought this board to replace a bad board in an HP pavilion desktop. I noticed immediate disappointments. As many of you may know CPUs must be cooled. The fan used to cool the CPU would not fit on this board at all, why this is I will never know as the socket is the same therefore the CPU cooler should mount properly. I looked this aside and went for a non traditional mounting method instead that worked out fine.
Summary: Works great. I'm using an Intel e8400 E0, 2x2GB DDR2-800 ram, nvidia 450 GTS, Win7 Ultimate SP1. The manual is thorough, the support website is great. Another solid product from ASRock. The product page said it was used when I ordered it, but it appeared to be new, and came with everything. Only the black cover for the cpu pins was missing. All the pins were perfectly fine though.
Summary: After a few days working with it, it just stopped, this is the first time I have problem with a mainboard a reason why they are offerring an extended warranty for this brand? Are they beta versions? I have two additional mainboards: SMI and Gigabytes and they are working quite good, so I tried to get another MSI, but Amazon is not selling it anymore.
Summary: Bought the board 4 months later it fried I sent it back on RMA they kept for about 2 weeks then sent it back telling me it was fine, so we tried again it started 2 times and shut down both times and will not stay on at all...bad customer service first and last time i will buy an ASROCK motherboard...
Summary: After the failure of my long-running Vista Premium Asus board, I needed a cheap socket 775 board that would support the 120w TDP beast that is the Q6600, and this fit the bill. Going from a full ATX motherboard with all the trimmin's, as it were, to this was a humbling adventure. Immediately, the 10/100 Realtek LAN chip was a horrible step down in terms of performance, but again, cheap it is. What was rather unfortunate was the placement of the SATA ports.
Summary: MB powers right up and installs W7 without a problem. Lots of good tweaking settings in bios for a low budget board. Isn't too picky about mem as I used ram that wasn't even listed on ASRock website. cons: It would have been nice to have an extra Pci-e slot. Purchased this mb to build my son a low end gaming pc out of the extra parts I had in my closet. Here are the items: Intel e6750, 2-1GB OCZ Reaper HPC DDR 1200(9600)ram, ATI Radeon HD4870 x2.