Socket / CPU
Black / Gold
- 2-Way SLI Capable
- CrossFire Capable
PCI-E x16 Slots
PCI-E x8 Slots
PCI-E x4 Slots
PCI-E x1 Slots
SATA 6 Gb/s
Depends on CPU
Onboard USB3.0 Headers
- 71 points
- 60 months ago
from completed build The Gaming, Editing, Home Theater POWERHOUSE
This board was only intended for the Optical out. Everything else on it was a bonus. The reason why I chose is only I support Asus and their products. So far im happy with this mobo....OH and I must say the BIOS is great for OC VERY user friendly!!!!
- 33 points
- 52 months ago
from completed build Blue Sapphire
Awesome MOBO that has all the features I want. I still need to tinker around with some BIOS settings, and the colors could have been better suited to my build. I got this as a gift though, so I can't complain, right?
- 29 points
- 55 months ago
from completed build Black/Gold Devil's Canyon 970
Really great board all around, can't go wrong with Asus quality. Have everything you need for a normal build, and more. The only complain I have is for the I/O shield which is plain silver and feels a bit weak and cheap.
- 23 points
- 42 months ago
from completed build Silver Monolith
Decent motherboard. Nothing special about it, nor is there anything special about the price.
- 19 points
- 49 months ago
from completed build A Clockwork Orange
If i'm brutally honest my main reason for picking this was because it's pleasing on the eye, has all of the features I was looking for and has a very simple and easy to use BIOS! Fan speeds, initial boot etc. all very easy to set up!
- 19 points
- 38 months ago
from completed build PS4 Replacement :D
Probably the hardest part when it came to picking out my components. All in all I really enjoy this Mobo and all of its features. BIOS is very user friendly and makes overclocking very easy.
- 18 points
- 58 months ago
from completed build First Build (aka Broseph Stalin)
Has pretty much everything I need on it. Didn't want to go with a cheap-o mobo, and wanted a full size one as well. No issues so far.
- 17 points
- 48 months ago
from completed build Scorched Earth 3.1
I highly prefer the appearance and layout of this board over the eVGA. Research suggests that this board will have similar OC ability to their higher end units, so I'm looking forward to messing with it. Onboard audio is great for my entry level studio headphones.
- 16 points
- 44 months ago
from completed build Asus Corsair Black and Gold
This is an excellent motherboard. It is very aesthetically pleasing and its BIOS is very user-friendly.
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