Summary: I'm using this board with an Intel i5-2500K, and have had zero problems with it. Windows 7 Pro installation was uneventful, and I haven't had any bluescreen or reboot problems. Idle temps have been around 80F. My only wish is that all the USB ports were 3.0, rather than just two ports.
Summary: I am extremely disappointed in this motherboard. The professional reviews for it are good, but they must test those before sending them to the reviewers. I have returned this board twice for the same reason.
Summary: Have using it for around 1 month and so far everything goes smooth, haven't explored all features yet, but will do when need it. Simply perfet in combination with my other hardware. I combined this with an for my Core i5 2500k and it does NOT rest in the capacitors as some ppl might say.
Summary: After reading a ton of reviews I finally settled on this motherboard for my water cooled core i7 2600K rig. Overall this motherboard is performing just fine however occasionally there will be a problem during the initial power on where the system will power itself on and off repeatedly and the BIOS...
Summary: From a performance standpoint, this board is tops. It really is nice. From every other perspective, the standard Intel board is much better. Let's look at the bad things about this board: 1) Still uses a hybrid BIOS. Not a full UEFI implementation. 2) Only two 6gbps SATA ports.
Summary: I purchased this mobo after returning an Asus P8P67 LE. Dear god, what a difference. First, to let you in on the story, I learned the hard way that even with its slick UI and flashy heat sinks, the P67 LE doesn't let you regulate voltages manually in the BIOS.
Summary: Aside from the included software (a bit of which caused my computer to repeatedly blue screen [I didn't install anything aside from the ethernet driver after the second Windows installation attempt, and haven't had an issue since]), this is an excellent, essentially perfect motherboard to use as the...