i'm happy with it... my only gripe was the original heatsink/fan i put on it was difficult to mount because of the heatsink covering the southbridge chip getting in the way... but the latest one i just put on there was fine. i have an old ebay chip in there, and this board runs fine with it, but i don't overclock it much.
i like the look of the uefi bios, and there's a lot of settings accessible there. it has been a pretty reliable board. i've had it about 5 months. i did have some initial fits, but that was due to a dying psu, and some bunk ram.
with cool-n-quiet on, this thing sits at mid 20's temp on cpu, and only gets up to 40 tops when folding.
there's 5 sata ports on the onboard controller, which i use in raid mode, but have all individual drives on. you can set one of the ports to do IDE mode, while the others are on ahci for whatever purpose you might need that for...
just an all around good board. i'll be on the lookout for a cheap bulldozer to put in it when those prices fall.
my main rig...
asrock 970 extreme3
AMD athlonII X3 440
zalman cpns5x performa hs/fan
crucial ballistix 2x4gb sport ddr3-1333
powercolor ax7750 1GBK3-H vga
antec neo he 650r
Samsung 840 EVo SSD 120 GB
toshiba 2TB HDD 64M cache sata3
seagate 1TB HDD 64M cache sata3
hitachi 2TB HDD 64M cache sata3
lg wh14ns40 bd burner
optiarc ad-7240s sata dvdrw (nec chipset)