Yeah, I figured that if I did want to play games with it, I'd need a video card and maybe update from the stock cooler. Maybe try some slight overclocking to see what happens.
I checked out some different MB brands like Asus, Intel, Gigabyte, and MSI, but for the money, the Asrock had more features that I wanted (lots of Sata ports, UEFI, USB 3, a PCI slot, etc.). -- "Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats." - H. L. Mencken