Summary: Although discontinued, this was Gigabyte's best bang for the buck motherboard. Gigabyte is also consistently ranked, rated & reviewed by people who know better as one of the top or the top motherboard manufacturer(s).
Summary: Have been using this in my gaming PC build for the past eight months or so. It's a great board. I love that it has an ample amount of USB 3.0 ports. I have found that it resisted a short I had as well. I forgot to use a standoff in one location so it shorted against the case. Thankfully everything turned out fine.
Summary: Bought this to replace my Asrock z77 extreme4 mobo, I was hesitant on purchasing the extreme4 based on bad reviews/reliablity and I was one of those unlucky ones that had problems with it. This mobo is a solid buy.
Pros: Overclocking is easy, voltage are stable, BIOS is great, very nicely built, has everything you need, great for its price.
Summary: This board is performing just as expected and I am happy with this purchase. The BIOS is very good and easy to navigate. I installed i3570k, 16GB RAM, H80i and running the cpu at 4.4 on auto voltage and not seeing temps over 61° C. I like the reset/power button on the board. It also has an mSATA 'slot' which I haven't employed yet but may make sense to do so down the line. USB 3.0 is obviously awesome with your USB 3.0 devices.
Summary: This board works very well for the price. It has no problems with bclk clocks that I can see, I haven't gone that high tho. I'm running a 3570k oc'd to 4.3ghz with the bclk at 103mhz with no issues. I chose to increase the bclk in addition to the multiplier for an extra push on the memory etc. The only con I can see if that Gigabyte doesn't offer advanced rma (cross ship) like EVGA and others do.
Summary: Installed a new Intel Core i5-3570K and 8GB's of ddr3-1600 mhz ram. Not a single issue to report. I didn't even have to reinstall my O.S. (8.1). That was very surprising. Booted right up one 1st try. Gigabyte knows motherboards. I'll always go through them.