I like having the extra SATA ports and that the board ...
8 March 2014
Summary: This motherboard was goood for my build. I like having the extra SATA ports and that the board supports up to 64GB memory. I don't know if I'll ever have 64GB of RAM but it's a nice thought. I also like the UEFI BIOS; it is very simple to navigate and change settings on. Everything component I have has been compatible and everything was recognized when plugged in.
Summary: I bought this MB for the lpt port. Mach 3 runs perfect using the lpt port right out of the box. A88XM-PLUS/CSM $96 AMD A10 7850K $189 Cooler Master N200 Case $54 8 gig Ram $89 Win7 PRO 32 bit $70 500 gig SATA HD $59 Corsair CX Series 600 Watt $79 Diablotek HAWKPECK 2.4GHZ Wireless Mouse & Keyboard $28 Total Build $664
Bought this to build a new better computer to go with the A8-Series APU A8-6600K
Robert Powell, Amazon
8 March 2014
Summary: Bought this to build a new better computer to go with the A8-Series APU A8-6600K. Setup was fast and easy. Bios was easy to upgrade and I recommend doing it. All drivers installed with no issues. Running this on Windows 7 64bit. Bios is something to get use to, it was easy and has a very nice look to it.
Top Quality, Full Featured motherboard. Fastest Win 7 boot times i have seen.
Sam Caplan, Amazon
8 March 2014
Summary: This is the nicest MicroATX Motherboard i have ever set up. ASUS UEFI motherboards are always a breeze, and this is no different. In fact, it seems they have made a few positive tweaks to the layout of some options in the advanced menu compared to my 2012-2013 ASUS motherboards. The Compatibility Support Module is also improved over previous ASUS boards.
Summary: Excellent motherboard, excellent features (love FanXpert2 :D), updated bios to latest version very easy, installed all drivers with no problem, windows 8.1 64 bit works great, switching RAM from 1600Mhz to 2133Mhz was very easy, currenty using it with A10-7850k & G.Skill Sniper 2133Mhz 8GB, i would recommend it for budget builds ;)
Summary: When paired with a A88XM-PLUS/CSM, unboxing the A10-7700K was like letting a feral cat out of a sack. Other parts: ddr3-1600, hybrid hdd, pcp&c power The A88XM-PLUS/CSM features all of the overclocking settings you could need. It also has the requisite cooler for the (more than capable) 4+2 phase VRM. tl;dr; I pressed the 'OC Tune' button in the bios, rebooted, and here's the result. Results were obtained using the retail heatsink and TIM.
Pros: 1. 4+2 phase VRM, 2. VRM has decent cooling (combine with active cooling), 3. Windows 8 secure boot compliant, 4. Bios features are the same as more expensive siblings
Cons: 1. Some stock will not post with Kaveri. Needs older gen APU to update the bios.
Good value, well reviewed Micro ATX AMD Socket FM2+ motherboard
A. Molloy "adrianmol", Amazon
8 May 2014
Summary: This motherboard is well reviewed, I wanted a socket FM2+ board with USB 3 ports and USB 3 header to support USB 3 ports in the front panel of my case. This MB should be reasonably future proof allowing me to upgrade the CPU and increase ram up to 64GB if required. The UEFI BIOS is easy to use and offers plenty of tuning options. My setup is optimised for quietness and economy. I have previously built 3 PC's my last build being Dec 2007.
Summary: This motherboard is fantastic for the price , I couldn't complain about it one bit i also broughtt another one around this price and it broke in the first week but this one has been fantastic so far.