Editors Liked

  • Great price for an Workstationoriented product
  • Very close to normal Intel X79 Express boards
  • Decent performance efficiency, both at stock, and when overclocked
  • Very respectable power consumption figures
  • Great CODEC

Editors Didn't Like

  • Overclock ability is a bit restricted by VRM design
  • Not enough cables in the box for all internal SATA ports
  • Limited software package