Summary: Rarely do things perform better than expectations. This board is exceptional. Installation was simple, the overclocking is a very intuitive. Performance is better than I had expected. I really didn't know a motherboard could make or break a system.. well, not to this degree.
Summary: Rig: CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition RAM: 4GB Kingston Hyper x DDR3 1600MHZ running at 1333MHZ GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 4890 1GB GDDR5 this is a very well built mobo, features are great, a good overclocker, and best of all, performs as good as a top notch mobo without the high price tag.
Great Home Theater PC, digital video recorder board
Jeffrey Chan, Amazon
1 September 2009
Summary: Works well as a home theater pc (HTPC) / digital video recorder. Probably also works very well for a Blu-ray player under Windows. I'm using it as a HD video recorder under Mythbuntu, with a E5200 Pentium dual core processor, pcHDTV 5500 tuner, Antec Minuet 350 case, Western Digital Green 1 TB drive, name brand DDR2 6400 dram, Arctic Cooling 8PWM case fan.
Summary: Purchased this board from Amazon for a new build, originally planned to purchase everything from newegg, but didn't feel like paying taxes :-) Moving on, the installation went smoothly, with this board I was easily able to under-volt my AMD Phenom II 955 to get my temps lower and configure my ddr3 running at 1600Mhz. Conclusion: Board works great and was a great value for what I was getting.