+1 for willard
On a number of these older "6" series boards you can run 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor with a Bios upgrade. So if you don't have or are going with a a 2nd generation Intel Core processor to updated the Bios with try to go with a B75, H77 or Z77.
I wanted to make a small budget build based on that barebone. Sandy Bridge and H61 stuff are cheap and powerful enough for everyday use so I am planning that. The ability to add a budget low profile card for some light gaming would be perfect, that's why i wanted to understand the PCI-E x16 slot deal on the board.