Joined on 09/30/12
Pros: AC-1200 Not the fastest but good for price. Bluetooth 4.0 integrated so I don't have to have a separate adapter PCIe~ works well with most boards
Cons: none as of this review
Overall Review: bought this on sale for around 30 bucks. Was a steal at that price. Currently have it in my gaming rig (a modest $700+ machine) My board has all PCIe slots so this fits nicely in the bottom slot to give my Graphic card ( EVGA Gtx 750ti) lots of breathing room. Even if I had to place right next to it, this is so small you don't have to worry about airflow too much. Wasn't planning to use the Bluetooth feature at first, but now use it to connect to external speakers when I want to share music. Works great. Currently only using it with a n600 Linksys router so I haven't checked it's full speed potential but I use it for gaming and I am not disappointed with it yet.
Great Budget Board
Pros: Great price for features. 2 PCI express x1 slots in addition to the PCIe x16 slot. Enough fan connectors for my case (although 2+cpu fan isn't much). Motherboard layout is not best but works for budget cases.
Cons: First board was DOA and RMA'd. -1 egg No expandability.
Overall Review: While you have a few SATA connections for data storage, you cannot add ram sticks or do SLI or crossfire. So any upgrade requires replacing componets. I am not going to dock eggs for this because it's a budget board. Great for an office or casual computer. Also works for budget gaming computers. While the first board arrived DOA, I quickly RMA'd the board to newegg who replaced it promptly. Second board works like a champ. Still breaking it in so to speak but no problems so far. CPU: Athlon x4 760k MB: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 GPU: Radeon HD 7770 Ram: Kingston HyperX 2x4gb 1600 DD3 PSU: Corsair CXM series HD: WD Blue 1TB
Amazing Budget CPU
Pros: Great Value for a quad core processor. In addition it can be overclocked for more performance. It's performance can rival a FX-4300.
Cons: Lack of an Igpu prevents the building of a office or web browsing computer without buying a Discrete GPU.
Overall Review: The lack of an Igpu is a con for casual users but a boon for gamers. Far from an enthusiast chip, it can readily play most games well when paired with a decent GPU. This is being used in my wife's computer which she uses for casual to obsessive game playing. It was a nice upgrade from her 4 year old laptop. CPU: Athlon x4 760k MB: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Memory: Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 2x4gb PSU: Corsair CXM series GPU: HIS 7770 radeon HD. OS: Windows 8 Case: Reused budget case HD: WD Blue 1TB