Summary: purchased this to repair a HP i had setting around in my shop. Installed the mother board and works amazing. Great deal, great buy, great service, great seller, i couldn't be more happy. recommend this item to anyone!
Summary: Fantastic board. Worked right out the box with my Core 2 8400 without any problems. Put in 8 gig of Corsair (2 x 4) of XMS3 DDR3 ram with a velociraptor 300 drive and I was getting 250 fps on encoding video files. There is no AHCI support with the ICH7 but it worked fine anyway. Once you turn off the express gate and turn the ide timeout to 5 in the bios it boots almost instantly into windows 7. Once you go to [...
Summary: Bought an Intel Core 2 Duo 3.2 gig processor that wasn't working properly in my motherboard and had to get a different FSB CPU in order for it to work. So, I bought this motherboard which accommodated my old CPU to build an entire new system . Works great. A little slow at startup, sometimes, but that could be do to other problems with bootup configuration, etc. Terrific value.
worked 7 days then it dies motherboard, insulting customer service
17 May 2011
Summary: This board worked for 7 days before it failed to reccognise my mouse and keyboard. I went to check the connections, and smelled something burning. Long story short, I returned to Asus, since it was only 7 days old and their warranty lasts 3 years. They declined to repair it, and told me it would cost me $90 to replace. I called and spoke to customer service, they said I "must have spilled something on the KEYboard which shorted out the MOTHERboard.
Summary: I bought this board intending to simply replace my current board and use the computer on the tv with the HDMI port. The only problem is to keep in mind that Windows will not let you simply move a harddrive to another board like we used to do back in the day. I ended up getting a new harddrive and OS as well. The board itself is great, with only one complaint.