Pros: Lots of connectors, 8 core support, USB3.0, SATA 3.0
Cons: Suggest only 95w or below,USB 3.0 placement header is ackward, BIOS is flaky when computer OCing fails, not really a lot of OCing options.
Then there is SATA 3.0. My Samsung EVO 850 250GB was hitting 530MB/s read & 502 write. Not bad for 3 year old chipset. Moving on next is USB3.0. I only had a USB 3.0 flash drive to test but it was reading 128MB read & 45 write. So all in all it was running as it was suppose to. Overall this a great board if you just use as is or stay when the stock turbo as your base clock.