Skip to: |

Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

Sign up today for a 30-day free trial of Newegg Premier
  • | Wish List
  • Help
Search all
Search
Home
Home > 
Shane T.'s Profile > 
All Reviews
  • Find Reviews
  • Find

Showing Results: Most Recent

Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 (CC-9011030-WW) Black Steel / Plastic ATX High Airflow Cube Case
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: I like this case. It has a unique cube shape to it, and can fit all the same components as a mid-full size tower, yet still fit on your desktop easily. Also has a full size window on the left panel-the whole panel is a window.

Cons: Where to begin...first the high airflow aspect is overstated. It only has slots for 5 fans including the single exhaust fan I jury-rigged the bottom HDD slots to accomodate 2 more fans, but those are the only 2 spots for 3.5"HDD's, the other compartment only has a 2.5" SSD cage. So really its no more roomy/airy than a regular case with the removable HDD cages removed. Second, the case only has two 5.25" drive bays for optical drive-and they are SIDEWAYS. Kinda annoying. Third, dont even CONSIDER this case for an open-loop water cooler. There is NOWHERE to put a pump and reservoir. Luckily I didnt need that feature.

Other Thoughts: This case has a lot of woes, but it's still a decent case. If you need a case with a window and needs to fit on a desk (its only 17" long) yet still house a full ATX with 2 or more graphics cards and pretty much no size restrictions on internal components and want to show off all that beauty, this is the case for you . Outside those requirements, I would look for another case.

READ FULL REVIEW
Cooler Master V8 GTS - High Performance CPU Cooler with Horizontal Vapor Chamber and 8 Heatpipes
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Really cool appearance. It looks like a small, compact 6-cylinder engine or something similar. If you have a window case, it WILL be the first thing people notice and compliment on.

Cons: Its so big, while any case outside of mATX cases will be able to accomodate it, it will be close to the cases side panel. More importantly, it will be close to blocking off the first PCI slot, and the first RAM slot-its that big. If you get RAM sticks without large heat spreaders, like Kingston HyperX sticks. it wont matter, just know its both tall and wide.

Other Thoughts: Overall, its nice and well worth the money if your case has a side window. However, I dont notice a huge difference in cooling over a smaller(cheaper) air cooler. Better off getting a closed-loop cooler for the current price point. Even without monetary considerations, no reason to potentially block off RAM slots without a good reason to show off this beast of a CPU cooler.

READ FULL REVIEW
ASUS Xonar Essence STX Virtual 7.1 Channels 24-bit 192KHz PCI Express x1 Interface 124 dB SNR / Headphone AMP Card
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Ok, so Im giving this card 4 stars cause it works great at what it does- amping high end headphones (+$220) or 2.1 speakers.

Cons: Needs not only a free PCI-E x1 slot, but also a free 4-pin molex adapter. Not a huge problem, just creates extra cabling to your mobo area (If you have a window like I do, its not as tidy looking).

Other Thoughts: So I bought this with a pair of AKG K701's for use with BF4 and other FPS. It works great in that regard, as well as making music sound awesome. That said, thats all it does. Its basically an amp and encoder for high-end headphones or decent 2.1 speakers. THATS IT! If you dont have that very specific requirement, this card is NOT FOR YOU. It doesnt have connections for 5.1 or 7.1 speakers. Heck, it doesnt even have a space for regular 3.5mm headphone jacks, you would need an adapter.

READ FULL REVIEW

Shane T.'s Profile

Display Name: Shane T.

Date Joined: 08/22/13

  • Reviews: 5
  • Helpfulness: 2
  • First Review: 10/25/13
  • Last Review: 10/26/13
  • Most Favorable Review: 5 out of 5 eggs
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2014 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site. nassau