Editors Liked

  • Great Performance
  • Included Bluetooth 4.0 Wi-Fi Adapter Card
  • New AMI UEFI BIOS, with support for 3TBdrives
  • 8 Memory Slots (up to 64GB memory)
  • Possibility for a 3-Way SLI / CrossFireX based system configuration
  • Packed with added features
  • Options not seen on some other products in the same price range
  • Clean and simple color themed layout

Editors Didn't Like

  • Down Throttling of the CPU and some overclocked settings when VRM gets too hot
  • Recent BIOS recall, although we found no issues
  • Not enough cables for all internal SATA ports
  • BIOS may be confusing and overwhelming to some, due to the extensive number of options offered
  • USB 3.0 performance with tested hardware is underwhelming