As far as layout and features go, the ASRock A55 Pro3 did ok. The layout of the board was great, except for the fact that a majority of the SATA cables were not right-angled. As far as features are concerned, I would have liked to see a bit more. I know I can`t expect much from a motherboard that costs $75, and what you`re getting for the price is great, I just felt as though something more could have been done. The included software may have actually fed my need for more, but the included CD did not work."
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