I have never been so frustrated by a motherboard in my life.
student, teacher, Amazon
14 February 2014
Summary: OK, to be fair, this was an open box buy, so there may be something wrong with this board other than the obvious design flaws and awful software. I think ASUS is going the way of ABIT. It used to be a really good brand, but they seem to be busy burning up their brand name by selling low quality junk so they can make a nice fat profit. I spent 3 whole days trying to get this thing to work correctly.
Summary: Turned on my PC but had no video and was getting a red VGA LED. Tried a different video card and still nothing but both video cards were fine on the other PC. I had a P8P67 motherboard from Asus that also died in less than a year though I had bought this one before that happened else I wouldn't have purchased it. I didn't even bother with the warranty repair on this one as the experience with the other Asus motherboard was terrible.
Summary: It only last 6 months and then suddenly stopped working. When I turn the power on, the pc tries to start for a couple of seconds then everything powers OFF. It stays OFF for a few seconds then tries to start and so on... I sent the unit back to Asus and guess what: it came back in the same state! I am so frustrated! My computer is down for about a month now! At the moment I am at the second RMA. We'll see...
Cons: IMHO these boards have major design/production/BIOS flaws. First board had a dead # 2 PCI-E slot. ( I know of 2 other people who had this same issue) It was almost impossible to access the BIOS. When I could get the BIOS screen up there were overclocking choices that should have been available that were not listed. The most notable was CPU multiplier. Any changes made in the BIOS were ignored and it reverted back to default settings when booting up. I asked for and wa...