Summary: The vga port floats above the motherboard and is unstable. It feels as though it will break. I have to reinforce the vga always with washers. Everything else okay. Doesn't play well with video drivers.
Summary: I've got the previous version of this MB (A75M-HVS) in a HTPC that's been running for over a year and a half with no hiccups. I built as close to an identical system as I could to that for my mom, and have had numerous issues with reboots, glitches, ports not working and other small issues that make...
Pros: Small, Inexpensive, everything you could want for a base computer.
Summary: I'm a professional computer repair tech. Can no longer use ASRock boards of any kind in our systems due to reliability/QC issues and stupid problems like this. Do NOT plan on using the HDMI output of this unless you're in a dual monitor setup.
Pros: I/O options are good, plenty of speedy SATA ports. Board is stable and operates fine as long as you NEVER shut it down. I really like the APU chips for media center operation.. however
Cons: Latest bios update has been applied, still no HDMI output until the operating system is fully loaded. Meaning: If you're planning to use this in a media center you'd better pray it boots EVERY TIME or you're stuck looking at a blank screen. There's no diagnostic information or POST display during...
Summary: Excellent layout. Purchased for home theater "Media Center" box (XBMC). Sufficient number of SATA 3 ports for my application(4). Backplane includes USB 3 / eSATA 3/ Gigabit Ethernet & HDMI. Supports a wide variety of CPUs. Above average BIOS / support software.