Well, I went ahead and bought a new board. I'm pretty anxious to get it (ordered from Newegg today), but I have a question. In some of the pictures for this board, there are the solder holes in the PCB for the optional power card, and in some pictures it's not there. Does someone have this board that can tell me the answer? Not really a big deal, but I'm kinda hoping it doesn't because I think it looks stupid (yes, i know... anal ). I know I could just wait about 4-5 days to see for myself, but I'm impatient. Also, I currently have 512MB Corsair XMS PC3200 LowLatency (2x256MB) matched pair memory that I had purchased a while back specifically for use in a dual-channel mobo. I've read some places that say Corsair is the wrong memory to use because it causes problems in dual channel mode (but works OK in single channel), while others say it works great. Any opinions there? From what I've read on the net in various places, people seem to be generally pleased with this mobo, memory issues aside. Plus, the price (at $120 US) is just about as much as I like to pay for a mobo. I was able to justify the purchase cause the kids mobo is acting up and I convinced myself my upgrade would be able to free my current mobo for them. No matter what, I think I'll be satisfied until the Opteron/Athlon64 becomes mainstream in the retail market. I figure it'll take about 6-9 months before all kinks, drivers, chipset issues, etc are worked out, which is just in time for another upgrade.