Summary: Two of my RAM slots were defective and were causing an array of BSOD and maddening POST failures. Luckily I am smart enough to have made repair disks and back up system images daily; That's why I have 6TB mechanical backup. I am not new to motherboard failure, I am not new to computers, and I am not new to losing data!
Pros: A pretty rock solid board. No gonna lie. I love the darn thing. It runs snappy with my setup:
Cons: I got a defective board. =( I have been dealing with manufacturer RMA because I had an issue I didn't even realize was present until I ran MEMTEST86 v5.0.
Summary: Its not the best board you can get for the money but overall it is a good value. personally i wouldnt recommend it again since it uses a pretty thin pcb that can be a issue if you are going to use a heavy CPU cooler
Pros: -it works fine with great software, -its cheap for what it offers overall
Cons: -cheapo d-pak mosfets run pretty hot, -very thin pcb
Summary: I ended up getting a Sabertooth. I had endless problems with this thing booting me into a black screen with my 580;s disabled, and onboard video enabled (I had to switch to plug on board.) It was a nightmare. Should have stuck with Asus.
Pros: Cheap, decent overclocker
Cons: Issues recognizing dual 580's, kept switching to onboard video on me.
Summary: ***This post was edited, be sure to read the full review. ***BEWARE!*** If you are buying this product - reasonably - because of its low price with the current $40 mail-in-rebate, you might be unpleasantly surprised to learn the following: ASRock doesn't want you to breathe; you have EIGHT DAYS only within purchase to mail it. That's right folks, have a look at the PDF.
Pros: The board itself performs well and gave me a good overclock but there seems to be a latency issue with the NIC. I'm getting huge spikes in DPC Lat that can be pinpointed to it., *edit*: this can be fixed by disabling Windows Firewall. Not sure why it happens.
Cons: Poor rebate infos/very little time to post the rebate.