Okay, What was your older MB? and did you have the SATA configuration set to to IDE or AHCI on that board?
Your new ASUS MB is set to AHCI by default (a change), so if the OS was set to IDE, it will crash.
Might go into your BIOS, and on the Advanced Menu, SATA configuration, change it to IDE mode to try.
If it boots up, then there is a registry edit so the OS it will load the AHCI drivers first.
If that's not it, you can change it back to ACHI in the BIOS.
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