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Pros: my damaged PSU is still running strong even with a total of 8 hard drives two ATI 6870's and a custom loop water cooling solution.
Cons: still was shipped damaged...
Other Thoughts: this thing won't die lol but that's a good thingREAD FULL REVIEW
Pros: reliability, quality and awesomeness all seem to come to mind. overclocks a 960t zosma cpu without a problem (from 3ghz stock to 4.2ghz on air) came with ramdisk support which is always nice for video editing without having long quicksave times. always nice to be able to have my 8 core server sitting next to this board tied together thru the secondary lan so i can store all of my media on the server and use that for heavy rendering then switch to this board/system to keep working. dual lan is my savior. gigabit ethernet controller works very well for what i use it for
Cons: dual lan teaming function is sketchy at best. but dont care i typically only have about 8-15ms ping anyways.
have to buy a second to replace my aging 8core server...
Other Thoughts: been about a year since i originally purchased this mobo and at the same time i acquired a asus crosshair v for a buddy of mine both running amd 960t cpus 16gb of geil 1600mhz ram seagate 1.5tb hdd's an amd radeon 6870 and a corsair tx850m psu. to this day the asrock beats the asus hands down in reliability and performance im on my second install of windows 7 while my friend has to reinstall almost monthly due to driver and random failures caused by the crosshair. in 3dmark05 the asrock somehow scores about 1500 points higher than its sibling system (both running amd's fusion utility to help compensate for different users)... never was a fan of either brand personally i prefered gigabyte at the time of purchase but i wanted to try something new. still glad i tried asrock.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: used this a while back to flash my am3+ mobo for my bulldozer last december but was impressed by this chip and now its about to go into an "old school" gaming build. overclocks well and takes some serious abuse from someone with a bit too much free time/money on their hands
Cons: not free and wont break the 10ghz barrier lol... yeah no cons at all
Other Thoughts: tacos rule and so does this cpuREAD FULL REVIEW