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Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P
7.0 out of 10

Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P

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Overall 4
4.0

Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P

James D., Newegg
12 January 2015
  • Summary: Don't get this it is not worth much and has very low options other than AMD Cpus and a lot of system storage.
  • Pros: You can have any AMD FX CPU 5+ TB with hard drive/ssd
  • Cons: only PCI-E 2.0 and 1,0 16 GB memory max Only one usb-3 port Only one sys fan port
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Overall 4
4.0

OK Board for 14 months

jan p., Newegg
15 January 2014
  • Summary: Support is critical for me in making future purchase decisions. Not that I am going to make or break a company...but I can report what I find which I am doing. I will see how it goes. Board should not have failed. OH Well.
  • Pros: Good Price Nice looking Trusted Name Worked well 3 year Warranty Gigabyte website made it easy to locate serial number on the board and filling out return form was EZ
  • Cons: Failed after 14 months of secondary use. It was my backup computer to run XP and test Win 8. Maybe on for 2 hours per week. Gigabyte support hasn't failed me but when I called I was put on hold for so long I hung up. Called again and a recorded message asked for my phone and they would call me......
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Overall 4
4.0

Lasted only 6 months.

J. Toso, Amazon
13 January 2014
  • Summary: Buy a higher priced board. These budget ones don't last. I didn't even want to waste the money sending it back for a replacement. Never cheap out on the Motherboard!
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Overall 4
4.0

Meh

Douglas M., Newegg
30 October 2013
  • Summary: I did not expect a lot from a MB in this price range, but the on board NIC should not have failed after just 5 months. When you consider the cost $$ of RMA-ing it to New Egg...plus I live in the eastern US so with a down time of... I am guessing, at least a week (maybe more) and...
  • Pros: It was cheap for a low end build.
  • Cons: On board NIC died after 5 months. Had to use a Realtek NIC in the PCI slot.
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Overall 4
4.0

Meh...

Anonymous, Newegg
3 October 2013
  • Summary: There are better AM3+ boards for the same price. If your build is a HTPC avoid Gigabyte (this isn't the only Gigabyte board with USB power on issues).
  • Pros: It is working and seems pretty stable. On-board DVI out supports Audio via a DVI to HDMI cable. Six SATA connectors. Okay for a simple Desktop build.
  • Cons: Used one of these for my HTPC, not a good idea. - It does not support USB power on so I cannot turn it on via my wireless USB keyboard (PS/2 Power on works but there are very few HTPC wireless PS/2 keyboards). - On board video is no longer supported by AMD keep that in mind when buying. This make...
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Overall 4
4.0

two boards have had defects in one year

penn "noteworthy", Amazon
30 September 2013
  • Summary: this board is pleasing as far as the box. any further and you shall see that this board is poorly manufactured. I am on my third with amazon because I am testing a theory, to see if three times a charm.
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Overall 4
4.0

I guess it works, but hybrid UEFI sucks

Brian K. Peterson, Amazon
7 September 2013
  • Summary: The hybird UEFI implentation sucks. If you put in anything but blanks drives it freezes on boot while looking for the EFI partition. I don't use EFI at all, just standard MBR, and once I re-partioned the drives it was fine.
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Overall 4
4.0

Did not last as long as hoped

Christopher H., Newegg
4 August 2013
  • Summary: I think i got a lemon. I bought a better board of the same brand and if this one fails I will never buy a board from this brand again. I have boards that are over 10 years old and still run perfect and this board barely made it over a year. Good board but cheap and you get what you pay for.
  • Pros: cheap
  • Cons: Several things started going wrong with it shortly after a year. Would not sleep, turned itself on and off, flickered the screen, audio completely quit working. Tried everything and decided it was the board and got a new one and everything works great again! (different model of course)
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Overall 4
4.0

rev 5.x is cheaper than the original 3.x

manny e., Newegg
27 February 2013
  • Pros: price
  • Cons: rev 5.x is the one that seems to be shipping now. it's a cheaper version and does not support 120w cpus unlike rev 3. check gigabyte's page, they list rev 3.x and 5.x as different.
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Overall 4
4.0

Caught

Anonymous, Newegg
14 June 2012
  • Pros: Look great.
  • Cons: When browsing the official site, it was supposed to support my CPU. But I got caught with the removed support for 125W CPU on the rev. 4 and 5. Did not know that they could do such thing, removing features on a next rev. Going to cost me more than half the MB price just by returning back so I wil...
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