Good AM3 mATX board?

Hey all. I'm building an AMD-based HTPC and looking at my options. I'm probably going to get an Athlon II x4 640 for now, but I want to get a motherboard that'll take me into the next couple of years. I'm digging USB3 and SATA 6gb/s and I'm going to be using onboard graphics. I might do a smidgen of overclocking, but nothing too crazy.

Right now, I'm looking at:

Can anyone make a good recommendation? I've heard MSI boards tend to fail. Is this true? Any brands you're loyal to? What else should I be considering?
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  1. That's the one that stuck in my mind. Good to know about ASUS. Thanks malmental! Any advice on ddr3 memory??
  2. Best answer selected by seedubs.
  3. From the mobo's QVL, it looks like the most compatible brands are kingston, g.skill and OCZ. Do you prefer one brand over the others?
  4. I've heard that it's hard to get anything below CL9 to work with AMD boards. Should I just get some CL9 ddr3 1600? Or is it really worth it to tweak it in Bios?
  5. This was on the QVL.... Would you advise against?
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