Summary: I bought this motherboard in early 2013 and I have yet to have an issue, no burnouts on the HDMI port no issues with USB ports VGA and DVI still work wonderfully. For this low of a price it was well worth the risk.
Pros: 1. Cheap 2.Great Audio 3 Great video 4. Bundled all together, cutting out the need for buying extra equipment, like a higher grade graphics card when your low on cash.
Summary: Purchased this from Newegg in September '13. After about 4 or 5 months it just stopped outputting HDMI video. I contacted ASRock through their website and went about a week until they told me to contact Newegg.
Pros: Absolutely none.
Cons: HDMI either stops working, or is DOA after two boards.
Pros: Raid works, Overclocking works, Its pretty stable
Cons: Terrible northbridge, it died after 8 months, no fan speed control, well at least that works, kind of bad bios, raid lenthens boot times a lot, just in general i guess, you get what you pay for. but lately every asrock board me and my friends use dies, or comes dead, making me question overall re...
Summary: Excellent board with a ton of features for future expansion. I used it in a HTPC build, but it may be overkill for such a purpose. Still, I like having the option of using the board for something else in the future if I choose to do so.