^+1 Agree. But get a Intel based mobo. ACHI and TRIM are only supported on Intel boards, as they are Intel "products."
Try the motherboard that they choose for the latest System Builder Marathon, $2000.00 build, its a Tom's Hardware Recommended Buy:
If you're gonna get a SSD, get a large fast HDD too, for data/media. Only get a SSD large enough for the OS and Programs you want, and put (for example) My Documents, Music, Pictures, Videos, Downloads, and Gaming files on the HDD.