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Ecs-a55f2-m3-v1-0.33647711
8.0 out of 10

ECS A55F2-M3

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Reviews and Problems with ECS A55F2-M3

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Overall 2
2.0

ECS boards

Guy M., Newegg
25 June 2014
  • Summary: Manufacturer wont honor their warranty by making it impossible to reach them. Manufacturer redirect your request to invalid links.
  • Pros: Cheap, lasted at least one year.
  • Cons: extra cheap , one dimm socket stopped working after a year of light use.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Mike f., Newegg
22 March 2014
  • Pros: none
  • Cons: bought this board in december and it died. Just shuts down and you have to power down and hope it comes back up. This is my last ecs board. I can't return it so i'm stuck.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
25 February 2014
  • Pros: Works great
  • Cons: It's a cheap motherboard what do you expect it looks boring and of you want to mount an aftermarket heat sink it is really hard to get the stock mount to come off
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Overall 2
2.0

No go

Anonymous, Newegg
20 February 2014
  • Pros: none
  • Cons: what a horrible board. started up but would never detect sata devices.
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Overall 6
6.0

Meh...

Jeffrey H., Newegg
22 December 2013
  • Summary: I went for this mobo for my budget media server build, I don't regret the hardware selection... I do however have some issues with the driver disc that came with the system... I will NOT be purchasing an ECS product again... the need to download drivers so I don't get slammed with bloatware/spyware is infuriating and I will not tolerate it again.
  • Pros: Cheap, hardware works fine
  • Cons: -have to install device drivers to use on board HDMI
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Overall 10
10

Good Cheap Motherboard

Kelly G., Newegg
10 November 2013
  • Pros: Good motherboard for the value, nothing special but nothing bad about it.
  • Cons: Needs USB 3.0 ports
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Overall 2
2.0

No support, bad motherboard

G. Kvarda "gekvarda", Amazon
29 January 2013
  • Summary: Got this motherboard as part of a DIY kit, at first it seemed OK. I loaded Windows 7 on and then started installing updateds from windows update. System would display a blank screen but nothing would "wake" it back up, mouse movement, keyboard activity, press the reset button, hold in the power button - the result was always the same, the system would just sit there. I had to shut the power off at the power supply.
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Overall 2
2.0

defect board

Brian Y., Newegg
22 January 2013
  • Summary: Similar problems as gekaver. Randomly and consistently shuts down, making keyboard, monitor, mouse lose power. The only way to restart is switching off and on the psu switch because restart and power button does not work.
  • Pros: works well when it doesn't shut down.
  • Cons: shuts down so randomly while playing a game, web browsing, or just leaving it on for a little bit.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad board!!! Stay away!!

Jerry K., Newegg
21 January 2013
  • Summary: Contacted ECS's tech support, they responded that I should flash the BIOS, I checked their site, the only BIOS that would be newer than the existing system BIOS was for windows 8 support. I'm not running windows 8, I told them this. Like their motherboard - no response. I downloaded their "live BIOS update" utility and ran it on the system, it tells me the BIOS are up-to-date, no update required! I contact them again to let them know this - no response!
  • Pros: Was fast while it was working
  • Cons: Would give this no eegs if I could. After installing Windows 7, I started installing windows updates, the system screen goes blank after a while. Ctrl-alt-del - no response, pressed the reset button - no response, held in the power button - no response. Had to shut off the power @ the power supply, restarted the system, windows says not shut down properly (duh) so I tell it to restart normally. Systems is back up, for a while, then black screen again. Repeat, repeat r...
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid, Cheap Board

Matthew L., Newegg
11 January 2013
  • Summary: All in all an absolutely great board for budget build. I hope everything continues to work well. Send in my rebate, we'll see how that goes.
  • Pros: This board is perfect for a budget build. Nice, solid board. Not to much much to say worked great out of the box and was cheap. I do like the BIOS, works well for me.
  • Cons: Minor flaws in the packaging. There is a misprint (On the top it says fm1 socket, but it is actually an FM2 as stated on other areas) on the box and a few misspellings (pakage contents) in the manual. Would have appreciated mounting hardware as well, as I don't always buy a new case for each build. Has a little more bloatware on install than I like.
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