It gets decent ratings (as far as motherboard ratings go--see link below):http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6813130692
But I noticed one person who also received a DOA board (from newegg) got the following response from MSI--maybe this will help?
Dear Valued Customer,
We apologize for the issues that you are having with this product.
If you have not go through troubleshooting yet, then feel free to contact our tech support team for assistance at 626.271.1004 from M to F, 6am to 6pm Pacific Time.
If you have gone through troubleshooting and confirmed the symptom, then please kindly visit the URL below to set up a RMA for warranty service.http://service.msicomputer.com/msi_user ... m_new.aspx
1. Full name (first, and last)
2. Telephone #
3. Physical address (No PO box)
4. Email address
5. Serial number (located on the box, or underneath the motherboard, eg 601-xxxx-xxxBxxxxxxxxxx)
6. Please write clear details about symptoms you are having onto the Special Remark section.
Once your information and warranty are verified by the system then you will get a RMA# immediately.
You will receive a RMA email which indicates the turn-around time as well as ship-to address.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the product or special requests, received the unit back from RMA but are still having issues, please do not hesitate to call us or email us directly and we will be more than happy to assist you, thank you.
Tech Support Line: 626-271-1004 (M to F, 6am to 6pm Pacific Time)
Tech Support Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MSI Review Team | email@example.com