Cons: It's not advertised but it should be brought to the buyer attention that this motherboard does not supported dual digital monitors. DVI + HDMI will not work. You will only get 1 display. In order to get dual displays you'll need to use the VGA port.
Summary: Overall, I'm happy with my purchase. I needed an FM1 board for my A-series chip and this one had all the features I was looking for. Other than the lame instructions (which most won't need) there's not much to complain about.
Pros: I got this board as part of a shell shocker bundle and this was my first build. It booted into the BIOS on the first attempt. Had no trouble installing my AMD A8-3850 (or anything else on this board). I've been running this system for a couple weeks now and the WEI scores are great and the temps are always really low.
Cons: This is kind of a n00b complaint, but the instruction manual for this is not very useful. I was confused about how to install the I/O panel (because I'd never built a system before) and there were no instructions on how to do so. I ended up snapping off all of the little 'clasps' on it and now it's just kind of loosely resting against the case. I doubt this will be a problem for the majority of people on here, but BioStar should realize that not everyone that buys the...