Summary: Decent MOBO for the price you are paying. I used this in my $700 gaming build and haven't run into any problems so far. The software that come with this MOBO is garbage but that is expected lol.
Summary: I bought this so I could build my own computer for the first time. Along with a little advice from friends, I was able to read the instructions for installing this an all of my components. In case anyone's wondering, I'm using the AMD FX 4-Core Black Edition FX-4300.
Amazon was great with the returns had returned the broken ones twice ...
4 weeks ago
Summary: I received 2 of these boards DOA, friend i was doing the replacement for opted not to try for a 3rd. Never had a DOA issue with any other ASUS boards, maybe my time finally came. Just my mileage, Amazon was great with the returns had returned the broken ones twice within the same week and still got the other board we decided on.
Summary: Debian Linux installed ok but after rebooting the system kept locking up. I tried tweaking the UEFI settings per various recommendations but to no avail. I was forced to return the board to Amazon. Once again Amazon's awesome customer service was there for me. If you are a Linux user look elsewhere.
Summary: I first got a very similar MSI motherboard, but the audio stopped working, and the temperature sensors seemed to be very inaccurate, saying it was very hot when it was barely warm to the touch. So I returned the defective MSI board and switched to the Asus. The Asus worked perfectly right off the bat, and the temperature sensors seemed to be much more reasonable.
Summary: This is a great motherboard for the price. I like how easily you can update the bios, if needed. This is definitely a great board for someone who is building their first machine. I feel like I ripped Amazon off for what I paid.
Summary: Just had a windows problem at start up since i used a previous hard drive. Took like two weeks to fix but this is normal for if you try to change to a new motherboard, hence the rating. Afterwards it runs fine all i wish is the heat-sink bolt locations were smaller so i could fit my watercooler.