Summary: This works fine if you want to just OC a little. There's no CPU voltage control, so, no overvoltaging is possible; only a RAM voltage control. Also, I don't know why exactly, but my CPU frequency is stuck at 3.6ghz even after I cleared the CMOS. It should drop down to 3.4ghz.
Summary: This is my fourth computer to build, but I only do it every 5 years or so, so there are usually unexpected problems each time.
Pros: Price Still works after a year, unlike some of the other reviews
Cons: Windows 7 didn't recognize some of the hardware, so I had to make a driver installation cd. This is because it won't recognize the network card, unless I install the drivers from the website. I had to download them on a separate computer, burn them to a cd, then install them to this computer.
Summary: I have purchased many Gigabyte motherboards, and they all last very long, but this one only lasts 4 months. Just send this board back to repair because I was out of country for 5 months. I am now using a cheap H61 motherboard while I am waiting for the repair, and it works fine.
Summary: Will give it 5 stars if I can get it to work. Will subtract a star if I can't get it to work.
Pros: Nice board if it worked correctly. Lots of great advanced features. Nice bios.
Cons: Tried three different sets of DDR3 memory for this board and it wouldn't work with any of them. So I buy the memory specified in the Gigabyte website, it does not work either. However when I install the memory pair incorrectly into the #2 (white) and #4 (blue) memory slots the board does boot up....
Summary: I can't blame Newegg for this lack of information, as at least one other reviewer also mentioned this lack of CPU voltage control. I suggest anybody who buys anything of value at Newegg read the reviews thoroughly and carefully.
Pros: Board has performed flawlessly for the features it has.
Cons: There is nothing on the Gigabyte website that says that this otherwise fully overclockable board can't adjust the CPU's vcore voltage. Very disappointed about this lack of information on their site. You can overclock, but only with the turbo multipliers, but you'd be extremely lucky to get a i5-3...
Summary: Tried three different sets of DDR3 memory for this board and it wouldn't work with any of them. So I buy the memory specified in the Gigabyte website, it does not work either. However when I install the memory pair incorrectly into the #2 (white) and #4 (blue) memory slots the board does boot up.
Summary: I purchased this motherboard because I needed a mATX motherboard that could fit into a new case I ordered. I had previously owned an older ATX P67 board which worked well. This board is overall pretty good.
Summary: I used this in a mid-high end gaming build and had clock issues out of the box. I was using the latest drivers but wanted to try the original drivers from the DVD to eliminate variables but the provided driver disc would not load.
Pros: -Customer support did identify and solve my problem.
Cons: -Provided driver disc would not load -Slow customer support response -Poorly written messages from CS representative.
Summary: I bought this motherboard with a Core i5-2500K for a good price and hoped to hit 4.8 GHz with it... Looks like I'll need to upgrade to a new board just to do that...
Pros: It works. Allows you to overclock. Has some pretty good features.
Cons: Tiny and not too well designed. The CMOS battery is right under the topmost PCI-E slot, meaning you will have to take out your video card just to clear the CMOS. The BIOS DOES NOT allow you to change the voltages for the CPU. I don't know by how much or if this will limit my overclocking headroom...
Summary: This is a very fast motherboard, it's small, very easy to set up and would be rated 5 stars if Gigabyte didn't strip their product by making all connection cables optional. It has a serial port header, a parallel port header, and many USB headers, but in order to actually use these fantastic...