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Pros: The board has a useful blend of old and new features that allows legacy peripherals to interface to it yet run the current OS.
Cons: Three significant problems have been encountered.
1) The USB ports are problematic. While actively running, the USB 3.0 ports will spuriously drop a flash drive and an Icy Dock external enclosure (MB559U3S-1S). The Icy Dock dock (MB981U3-1SA) is incompatible. This is not related to the Intel chipset USB wake from sleep problem.
2) The motherboard is incompatible with the NVIDIA 750 Ti GPU. The motherboard will hang during power-up without allowing any video display whatsoever.
3) Gigabyte has modified its online technical support ticket submission process such that it blocks all attempts to request technical support. To submit a ticket, you have to have a social media account with one of the common services or have a Gigabyte Passport account. While I can not speak to whether having a common social media account will allow you to submit a ticket, the Gigabyte Passport account definitely does not allow you to submit a technical support ticket.
Other Thoughts: Because of Gigabyte's abysmal customer service process, I would not recommend purchasing any Gigabyte products.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: The card appears to function properly when installed in a compatible BIOS based motherboard running at PCIe Generation 2 speed.
Cons: The card is incompatible with the Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD5H motherboard. Once installed, it will not reliably allow the motherboard to boot under either the F10c or F9 UEFI, nor with the PCIe set to Generation 3 or Generation 2. If it does boot, it will not run the NVIDIA driver under Windows 7, only the native Microsoft driver. Usually, the motherboard halts on power up during CPU DXE initialization with no video ever having been displayed.
Other Thoughts: EVGA's thoughts are either that there is an incompatibility between the Gigabyte firmware and the EVGA card and/or hardware degradation either in the motherboard or the card.READ FULL REVIEW