Editors Liked

  • Tons of fan headers
  • XFi module
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent board layout
  • Supports triplecard CrossFireX
  • More overclocking features and methods than you will ever use
  • Achieves very high overclocks
  • 6 native SATA 6Gbps ports
  • Two USB 3.0 ports
  • ASUS custom chips add useful power saving

Editors Didn't Like

  • Too few PCIE slots
  • Expensive enthusiast level product
  • Only a single BIOS chip
  • No thermal probes included
  • No multimeter probe connectors
  • Can't use DDR2 memory from your existing AMD system
  • Does not have any additional performance over the 790FX chipset
  • Missing LCD poster
  • Voltage and HTT fluctuations