Summary: No particular reason anyone should buy this, I needed it to duplicate my rig for troubleshooting. This board is good, but its yesterdays papers and if I didn't have a special need I would not pay so much for a has-been board.
Summary: If you are still shopping for this old x58 boards for some reason as I did, do not get this model. Don't get me wrong, this board is fabulous...It is very stable, has alot of good options, connectibility, and performance.
Summary: I've only had this board for 4-5 days and will update if anything happens in the near future but for now I couldn't be happier. I like to think of myself as a intermediate tech (worked at bestbuy for 3 years with electronics) but I never had the opportunity to build a computer from scratch.
Summary: Hopefully, this review will actually get posted. I have had mutiple memory recognition issues with this board. Google "p6x58d-e memory problems" and take a look at way too many posts with problems that cannot be rectified and many proposed "solutions" that do not work.
Summary: I looked at different mother boards for over two months and finally concluded that this was the most bang for the buck (full machine configuration below). You can get higher end gaming boards but if what you want is a good solid board that will serve your computing needs well into the future I do...