Summary: I orderd this motherboard and received it quickly as I have with all of the products that I have ordered through Amazon. It installed and set up pretty easily. I ran it for about a month and started having problems with it booting. I would turn it on and it would just sit and do nothing no beeps zilch, zero nada. I pulled out the memory modules and re-installed them. The system has been running just fine ever since.
Summary: First off, I hav built many full scale kick your butt computers. This was my first HTPC build, I did the research and decided to go with this motherboard due to the HDMI and SPDIF hook ups. Everything went flawless..The only complaint if any I have is the Blu-Ray wont work..Dont know if it is limitations with memory(4g) or video.
Summary: Used this motherboard for my first HTPC. Really happy with the end result so far. Booted up the first time with no issues. Pros: Built in video chip is sufficient to play movies at 1080p so no additional video card is required if that's all you're going to use it for. 6 sata ports HDMI outputs both video and audio. Some boards have HDMI but have issues this one works.
Summary: Looks like they have incorrect specs listed for this mobo. ASUS p7h55-m has 2x PCI express slots, whereas the ASUS p7h55-m PRO (listed here), only has 1x. It would be a shame to order everything in and not have enough PCI express slots for the new HTPC!