Editors Liked

  • Outstanding performance
  • Armed with Thunderbolt header
  • Expansive feature-set
  • Very good BIOS
  • Overclocks well
  • PCIe Gen 3 Support
  • PLX chip to allow for more onboard accessories
  • USB Bios Flashback
  • Wi-Fi GO! Fucntion
  • Fan-control software excellent for creating a quiet system
  • Supports super-fast memory speeds
  • Intel Quick Sync Video

Editors Didn't Like

  • Relatively expensive
  • Lacks support for three-way graphics
  • No PCI slots or IEEE 1394a connector for legacy hardware
  • Sparse documentation for advanced features
  • Single sided DIMM sockets make it too easy to have improperly inserted DIMMs