ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

I am considering this motherboard in my new PC build BUT i have seen some rather nasty reviews on Newegg about the Asrock 970Extreme 3 2.0 AM3+ whay do you guys think of this motherboard I am also considering the ASUS M5A97 2.0 for my new PC I wanted to go with the ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 untill i started reading all of those bad reviews I have only one chance to buy the best that i can afford & i want to get members thoughts on the AsRock 970 Extreme 3R2.0 & The ASUS M5A97 2.0 it's will be one of these motherboards that i will buy for my new system I do want to try some overclocking BUT i am not really deep into overclocking all that much .Here is the list of all of the parts of my new PC Build
1.Vizta V24LMH Black 24" LED 1080P HD Monitor, Speakers, HDMI, VGA,
2.Black USB Dual Vibration PC Computer Wired Gamepad Game Controller
3.AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Desktop Processor FD63
4.G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
5.ASUS Xonar DGX 5.1 Channels PCI Express x1 Interface Gaming Audio Card
6.LG UH12NS30 12X Internal Blu-ray Combo Drive M-DISC DVD CD Burner 3D + Software
7.NEW Cyber Acoustics Platinum CA-3602 Speaker System
8.ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ Motherboard - ATX, Socket AM3+, AMD 970 Chipse OR The AsRock 970 Extreme 3 R 2.0
9.WD Black 1TB 7200RPM 64MB SATA 6Gbps Internal HDD OEM WD1003FZEX
10.NEW Coolmax M-500B 500W ATX12V 8pin Power Supply Black
11.NEW Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Heatsink
12.Rosewill Galaxy-01 ATX Mid Tower Black Gaming Computer Case
13. NEW Zotac ZT-70601-10M GeForce GTX 750 Ti Graphic Card - 2 GB
14.Microsoft Windows 8.1 home 64-bit 1pk DVD Full Version W/Product Key code
Let me know what you fellas think
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  1. As is, would stick w/ the Asus mobo
  2. Ok The ASUS Is a excellent motherboard & they are the best for the price It will Be The ASUS M5A97 2.0
  3. Sounds like a plan
  4. Best answer
    Yes, M5A97 2.0 is good, but I recommend this GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3P AM3+ , it has more (8+2) power phase that is good for oc.
  5. I am going with the ASUS M5A97 2.0 for my new build
  6. Yep, good choice, think you'll be happy w/ it ;)
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