Summary: So I got this after reading everything... and weighing in... yes it is old but when you get a free i7-2600K... you dont just throw away those chips... I updated to 28 and then realized bios 42 was not mentioned in all the craziness... so I updated to 42 from 28 still rock solid...
Summary: Thought I was getting a great deal, picked up one on Ebay for $70 brand new. Found out the hard way that his mobo is not compatible with R9 series graphics cards after much annoyance, even after updating to the most recent bios. I also had some issues with RAM.
... but continued to have issues with this new board like my last board
1 April 2015
Summary: Works but continued to have issues with this new board like my last board. Finally fixed it. This darn intel board doesn't like 16gb of RAM. so it works a lot better with just 8 GB of memory. GO figure!
Summary: BIOS will not boot up. Error code 15 and error code 30 keep coming up. I do not recommend this board to anyone. I bought this as my first PC build and I'm only 14. I am so disappointed in Intel.
I love this board im a hardcore PC gamer with a ...
Mike Samson, Amazon
7 March 2015
Summary: I love this board im a hardcore PC gamer with a music hobby and this is the of the best board ive ever owned, over clocking support for Ram, CPU, Intel HD graphics and PCI bus and that includes speed and over voltage, im playing anything on the market at ultra settings with supersampling or surround...
Not for the novice unless using a 2nd generation cpu.
Homer L. Keith, Amazon
29 December 2014
Summary: Not for the novice...If this is your first build, pick another board. I bought this board with a I5 3450 off craigslist. The tower and ram came with it. It was only $200, so I took a chance on it. I added ssd and dvd drive. He couldn't get it to boot with the I5 cpu installed..