Editors Liked

  • CPU Switch adds use of 2083 CPU pins for added overclocking stability, Gigabyte's patented Dual Bios can save you from your overclocking failures, 30µ Gold plated CPU Socket, RAM and PCI-E Slots (2x industry standard), A Quad Channel Memory Controller run
  • Stock performance, Overclocking performance, Board aesthetics, Audio PCB lighting customization, Board cooling and heat pipe design / layout, CPU socket layout and spacing, UEFI BIOS design and usability, CMOS battery placement, Performance of Intel GigE

Editors Didn't Like

  • No OC buttons (BCLK/Multiplier)
  • Complexities inherent in dialing in extreme overclocking, especially with memory speeds over 3200MHz
  • New UEFI is painfully slow, but getting better, Uncore overclocking requires cold (read: LN2)