Editors Liked

  • Moderately priced. Attractive design. Forward-looking technology, including M.2 solid-state drive (SSD) slot, SATA Express, and USB 3.1. Headset amp. Two Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Attractive dark PCB design, Cuttingedge support for USB 3.1, M.2 SSD, SATA Express, Included bay device with dedicated headset amp, Dual Gigabit LAN ports

Editors Didn't Like

  • Plastic shielding is merely cosmetic and obscures the M.2 SSD slot. No SLI support
  • “Gaming Armor” is purely cosmetic, complicates installation, Support for AMD CrossFire only, not SLI, USB 3.1 supported only on two rear ports