Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.
If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.
Horrible!! Stay away
This review is from: ECS A75F2-M FM2 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
Pros: I bought this mobo because of the price and the RAM ports that it offers, and for the small size that it is. It is really rare to see a micro atx with 4 ram slots.
Cons: I bought this mobo as an upgrade to my current rig, after switching mobos, I went ahead and turned this jewelry on, to my surprise, no video showed up (i had a dedicated graphics card) so then i thought, okay maybe is the graphics card, i took it out, plug the hdmi directly to the motherboard aaand still there was no video. Them my hopes started tumbling, I read then the manual like any intelligent ape would have done in the first place and then i thought okay maybe is because it needs a vga to start and then i can switch it to hdmi, i went ahead to Wal Mart, bought a vga cable, tried it on annnnd nothing. On my last resort i thought maybe is my cpu (apu), and this is not compatible, so i took the motherboard to Fry electronics, bought another cpu (apu) drove home, tried it on and surprise!!! NO VIDEO. I contacted newegg for a replacement, i shipped the mobo back, after 2 weeks finally the replacement arrived, I tried it on and guess what??? Oh yeah NO VIDEO AGAIN. I noticed that whenever I turned the computer on, there is not hdd activity (because of the hdd led in the front), i took the fan out, and touch the cpu(apu) to see if it will get hot and yeah it was getting hot, i tried mutilple RAM sticks, together and separately. I did some research online and some people complained about the same exact thing. I did check that my apu or apus that i tried were FM2 trinity. Anyways just wanting to share this horrible experience. The price is really good, but the mobo is horrible, i would rather invest a little bit more and invest on something that actually works on the first try
Other Thoughts: I am returning this for a refund, i already spent 15 dollars mailing the first one back, here it goes another 15 dollars to mail the second one back, at the end for the price i have investend on this piece of *!$%# i would have bought something really nice
Did you find this review helpful?
This item is eligible for Newegg Premier benefits. Are you a Newegg Premier Member? If not, sign up today and get:
Your request will be processed within the next 24 hours.
Please add "email@example.com" to your address book to ensure delivery.See Today's E-Blast Promo