Summary: Pros: Needed to replace my dying Win XP rig for some legacy apps - found this on sale for $100 w/rebate of $50 - for that price I went for it - great deal for a board that 1 year ago was leading edge. Initial setup was with $50 Sandy Bridge Celeron and 4 GB mem.
Summary: Received this board from EVGA in an RMA on a failed EVGA 780i SLI FTW. Was not a replacement per se (as stated in Warranty) but was another motherboard. Required new case ( EATX vice ATX), PCIe SATA adapter ( LGA1155 vice LGA775), memory( DDR3 vice DDR2), DVD burner (No PATA only SATA, (total over...
Check your vccore if your overclocking on Auto voltage.
cashkennedy "cashk2000", Amazon
15 December 2012
Summary: I purchased this board around a year ago, because it had the headers i wanted such as firewire, 4 pin (pwm controlled) fans and an 8 pin power connector for the cpu. Other then the vastly more exspensive top of the line asus micro atx board this was the only option.
Summary: The fold out installation guide made the set up very easy. Plenty of room on the board for my CPU cooler. Be aware that the start up CPU temperature reading after the computer has been asleep reads high. You will need to update the BIOS to resolve. Otherwise no worries with this board.
Great board, just make sure you install the latest drivers!
Prjct "Arch", Amazon
18 October 2012
Summary: Ive had the board for 3 months now. The Board is a solid board with quality parts. I use it with an NZXT vulcan Micro atx case can and I can sli two gtx 560s with no problems. I had a little trouble with the board freezing at first with an i5 2500k but after installing the latest drivers the...
Says it supports i5, but does not support Ivy Bridge
William Wade, Amazon
5 October 2012
Summary: Motherboard requires a BIOS update to support Ivy Bridge CPUs, but EVGA cannot give a date on the BIOS update's availability. EVGA's site, unlike most, does not appear to have a "supported CPUs" page at all, so you'll need to contact them to see if your specific chip will work.
Summary: After connecting up everything get error 58. I'll see what support I get from EVGA. As far as I can tell, there is no troubleshooting written up. The document in the MB box is very skimpy - there is no explanation other than a phrase for error codes.
Summary: I just bought this board and it comes with a selection of accoutrements such as molex to sata adapter a sli bridge and a usb add on card for the back of the computer. I upgraded to a core i5 ivy bridge and after reading the evga forum discovered there is a bios update to support the 22nm cpu's also.
Summary: This motherboard i think is the best, because it has a lot of function to make you PC function much better, you can overclock the processor, you can also manage one by one the CPU's cores if you want to, and many other functions, I recommend it.