Summary: I've used about every motherboard brand there is and switched to Intel 6 years ago. Now I would not use anything else. On top of that you get a three year factory warranty. Also Amazon's shipping and handling was excellent.
Summary: setup new box with i5-660 and this mobo. test windows speed shows intel on board video is the bottleneck 4.2/10 windows score. now I'm buying a video card..... dum da dum da dum... shoulda went with asus
Summary: A good, generally solid motherboard. But the seller didn't include an I/O shield for case mounting. This may also be what the earlier reviewer was referring to. Intel apparently no longer stocks I/O shields for this particular board, so you may have to put up with the minor annoyance of doing...
Summary: Pros: The best schematic I have ever seen with a MOBO. Great color coding and everything is clearly labeled The PCI cards and Ram cleanly snapped in with positive movement of the tabs. Cons: There was zero protective cushioning in the box. Nada. A static bag and that's it.