Summary: Great board! I have had it for 5 months and haven't had any problems. Booted up first time, and was easy to get everything installed on. OC Genie 2 works great. Got my i5 3570k to 4.2 GHz with just the push of a button, and it runs around 27 degrees celsius idle with the EVO 212 cooler.
Pros: Looks good OC Genie works great Power button Good manual 2x PCIe 3.0 slots
Summary: Overall, this board is packed with features and was easy to install. Also, I'm a pretty big sound enthusiast and am pretty picky when it comes to audio quality, and the onboard digital sound chip on this board is quite nice. The board posted the first time it was turned on with no fuss.
Pros: Lots of features, SLI/Crossfire, easy-to-use BIOS, price/performance, sturdy well-built feel to it
Cons: The main con is that the SATA connectors are positioned at the front of the board facing forward instead of upward. I don't know why some board manufacturers still insist on situating the connectors in this way, but it makes plugging in SATA devices a pain in the ---. It's enough of a hassle that...
Pros: Excellent compatibility, ease of installation, and documentation. I have always purchased motherboards from another manufacturer, e***. Their items have really gone down hill over the past couple of years. This board is an amazing value and so capable. Great bios and over clock ability. Software ...
Cons: The only downside to this board is a lack of accessories, but its not a top level board so that should be expected.