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.
WarrantyBeyond any applicable Newegg return policy, this item is warranted independently by the product's Manufacturer or a Third party. Below is a summary provided for convenience only and may not be accurate or current.
Read full details.
This review is from: ECS B85H3-M7 LGA 1150 Intel B85 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: Perfect B85 chipset board for my build that worked the first time I fired up. Recognized my new SSD, hard drive and other components with no issues. The BIOS for the board is pretty indepth if you want to poke around in it. The documentation is solid and the driver disc that it came with worked fine for installing needed components. I recommend not installing the Utilities components as they are just secondary software not needed to drive any components but I suppose nice extras.
Cons: I had a couple of issues. The first was that the board itself isn't very clear on identifying the different pin connects for the front I/O panel hookups like the power LED or rest button. Even with the documentation, you need to know that white wires are negative and colored are positive. I could see this being a little confusing if you're new the PC building scene.
The other issue which I was a little concerned with was when I installed my 270X it laid directly on the wiring connects for the front I/O panel kinda 'squishing' them. Time will tell in the long run if this has any negative impact. A shorter card may not have this issue.
Other Thoughts: Overall a solid inexpensive Intel B85 board that is working perfectly for my new gaming rig!
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
Thanks for the valuable feedback you provided!
Through the Newegg EggXpert Review Program, Newegg invites its best reviewers, known as EggXperts, to post opinions about new and pre-release products to help their fellow customers make informed buying decisions.Click here for more details.
This item is eligible for Newegg Premier benefits. Are you a Newegg Premier Member? If not, sign up today and get:
Free 3-day-or-less shipping on eligible items, discounts on 2- or 1-day delivery
Free shipping on returns using labels available on our website
Newegg’s gift-wrap service is the ideal solution for making your gift special!
Select your item as a gift, then add your message. Your gift will also be discreet with no prices being included on the packing slip.
Thank you for subscribing
Your request will be processed within the next 24 hours.
Please add "email@example.com" to your address book to ensure delivery.
The Asus Vanguard B85 is an affordable TUF
motherboard that brings you industry leading performance, stability, reliability, and durability at a great value. It's based on Intel B85 chipset to accommodate a fourth generation Intel Core processor in an LGA ...