Summary: I have owned this motherboard for over a year, and I am somewhat sorry that I purchased it. One of the primary reasons to select this model was the extra two SATA ports (I run a LOT of drives). Sadly, I have been unable to make use of these.
So for starters this is a great board and I got it for a good deal
Sebastian bock, Amazon
18 December 2014
Summary: So for starters this is a great board and I got it for a good deal, but after some trial runs with the other components, it started acting up by what I assume was the boards programming to automatically shut down after getting too hot.
I tried to contact Asus for help but they were completely useless as they would not even admit there might be ...
Mike Thompson, Amazon
4 July 2014
Summary: This MB has some a problem with SSD drives when setting up Raid configuration. I tried to contact Asus for help but they were completely useless as they would not even admit there might be a problem and to refer to manual and it was something I was not doing right.
Summary: I have been trying with this board for a couple days now with no luck. The board does look good, but, first off it does not have an IDE port only SATA, my fault i guess for not doing proper research. Got a SATA optical drive, installed it, but it keeps getting stuck at the windows logo.
Summary: Cheaper motherboards seem to run much faster than this. I am beginning to understand why this motherboard is the only one of its kind on the market. Sometimes when I boot it hangs and I have to press the reset button to get it to boot.
Summary: i have had 3 of these in my new build...first one wouldn't post second one posted but the audio jacks on the back would not work the 3rd one seems to be working but i just installed it yesterday so we will see what happens.
Summary: The onboard raid controller sucks so I spend hours trying to get RAID0 to work with my dual Western Digital VelociRaptor 500GB 10000RPM Hard Drives. It take up a lot of room in the case compared to other very comparable mother boards that are much more slim and easier to access accessory ports and...
Summary: This worked fine until recently the USB ports disconnect and reconnect every minute. It's a very annoying problem. Tried everything from total wipe of my entire cpu tried to buy usb 3.0 for the card slots nothing...
Summary: My first of these boards worked well at first, then failed after 2 days. Returned it for a replacement which has been working well for about a week. Amazon' replacement procedure is awesome. I had a replacement board in just 3 days. So far it functions well.