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Pros: I'm running this with a Core2Duo E4300 1.8GHZ, 2GB RAM, BFG Geforce 7900 GS OC, & Vista Basic. The system runs great! My Windows Experience Index score is 4.2 though limited by the ram, since the MB does not run at PC-6400 speed. The fans can be controlled. On Auto System Fan speed, it's quite loud so I reduced System Fan speed to Low and now it's pretty quiet and runs cool still. I kept CPU fan speed at Auto though. The on-board sound needs drivers downloaded for vista though. The power supply is only 250 watt, but it has run my hardware flawlessly(NOTE: my video card asked for 400~ watt minimum)
Cons: -NO support for dual channel memory. My roommate's windows experience index score for memory went up from 4.2 to 4.9 by switching! He has a diff mb though.
-NO spare 4-pin USB power ports. I tried plugging in a Flash Card Reader , but it was 4-pin. The mb supports 5-pin USB.
Other Thoughts: Overall, at $100 it's a great value! Good-looking compact case, power supply, & a motherboard.READ FULL REVIEW