Summary: I've built 5 Intel systems and this is the first one that has let me down. Setup went well til I discovered a memory slot was bad, so Intel sent me another motherboard after significant troubleshooting on my end. Then, I get the 2nd motherboard and I get a bios error 12 on startup.
Overall board good, will not boot windows 7 in UEFI mode
TomK1 "tomk1", Amazon
18 July 2013
Summary: There is a lot to like about this board; software-based overclocking, high quality parts, and the Intel name, but it suffers from a significant flaw: It will not boot Windows 7 (x64) in UEFI mode.
Summary: Pros: Very stable, power efficient, good layout, lots of connectivity Cons: Must use back to bios button to enter bios, because no power to mouse and keyboard till after OS boot. Not the best grounding on board, make sure you use the paper washers if installing Xigmatec dark knight cooler, without...
MB looks impressive, but problems with CMOS rendered board useless
13 June 2012
Summary: Love the features that come with the board with first impression. THough, after making a change to the Visual Bios on the boot and rebooted. Came back and system kept cycling on/off. Called Intel and not much help there unless I wanted to take out the board to verify nothing was shorting the board.