Summary: That bad memory chip drove me crazy, since I thought all were good. I was going to return, but will now keep board.
Pros: Good board so far. Lots of features. Running Intel core 2 Quad Q9550 chip. Had bad memory modular plugged in, which gave a failure to post. Changed memory and all is well. I'll see how this board does long term.
Cons: None so far. Just make sure any older parts you use are good.
Pros: Reliable and cheap. I was able to use 2 of these to assemble a bunch of left over parts into 2 working computers. One for my workshop to stream video while working and the other for my daughter. The one for my daughter had the chip fail because my dolt son in-law was messing around with the CPU cooler and broke one of the clips. They got a new computer and gave that one back to me. I put in another chip and I've used it for over a year. I probably have a couple years ...