Date Joined: 11/17/04
Pros: I'm using this board in a hybrid HTPC/centralized Media Center DVR machine driving multiple Xbox/Linksys extenders. So far it is working great and handles everything I've thrown at it without breaking a sweat.
Cons: Although the board supports 4GB RAM and the CPU will run a 64-bit OS, due to the processor's 32-bit memory addressing limitation only ~3.25GB of 4GB installed RAM will be usable.
Pros: I was sick of trying to get my SSD to function 100% properly with my nvidia 680i-based motherboard and its oddball/buggy SATA drivers. This device works with the standard MS AHCI drivers - including the Intel SSD Toolbox and full Win7 SSD "Trim" support. Picked up USB 3.0 as an added bonus.
Cons: Only two SATA ports. No RAID0 support.
Overall Review: Cheaper/better than competing single-function devices. Nice job ASUS.
Pros: Fantastic performance/$ ratio. Low promo price (without rebate hassles) got me to pull the trigger - glad I did. Seems to play smoothly no matter what games I throw at it (at 1680x1050).
Overall: Rejuvenated my OC'ed Q6600 rig without breaking the bank.
Cons: No bridge cable included... negates much of the cost savings if you intend to Crossfire.
Overall Review: 512MB (vs. 1GB) doesn't seem to be a problem so far.
Pros: Produces amazing results when used with proper color management technique. In particular, you must use the correct paper/color profile and print settings to get accurate output. I'd recommend Canon "Photo Paper Plus Glossy II" and corresponding profile (installed with the print driver) to get started.
Pros: In many cases, it doesn't make sense for a wireless access point to be integrated into the router at the center of a network. The TEW-637AP fits this scenario perfectly and allows you to easily and inexpensively hang a wireless-n/g/b access point off an existing network.
Cons: Uplink port seems to be limited to 100Mbps.
Overall Review: Great product for the money.