You will have to decide what you want it for before you buy.
Richard H., Newegg
1 March 2015
Summary: You can overclock but because you have so much running it will inherently be more unstable not allowing you to get the highest scores possible. This board says you can have your cake and eat it... I'm telling you that you won't receive the full cake.
Pros: More than a year on it's predecessor. Lots of features. More than any other motherboard on the market supports. To clarify previous comments, this board supports both i7 and Xeon processors. The memory you can install depends on which CPU you select. The i7 will allow 64GB of memory. The Xeon wil...
Cons: Read the manual before you buy the board. Using one function disables other functions on the board. The Pcie x16 across 4 slots is due to two Plex chips which quadruples the Pcie lanes (each one doubles). The LSI chip does the same thing with the Sata ports. It is similar to Plex in that it doubl...
Summary: This motherboard has all the right features and the makings of a great enthusiast system but unfortunately it falls flat in too many areas. For the same amount of money you can purchase an Asus 2011 socket board with similar spec that out performs this one quite easily.