Editors Liked

  • Stock performance
  • Overclocking potential
  • Board aesthetics
  • Illuminated rear panel shield
  • Board cooling and heat pipe design / layout
  • CPU socket layout and spacing
  • UEFI BIOS design and usability
  • CMOS battery placement

Editors Didn't Like

  • Complexities encountered with dialin of base overclock
  • Odd ATX12V power connector implementation requiring 1in3 power adapter