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Pros: When it's working, it operates as expected. I put this into a Thinkpad W540.
Cons: First one died in about 5 weeks; laptop wouldn't even recognize it as a drive. RMA'd no problem. Crossing my fingers that the second will not quit on me, too. Also, no TRIM support.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Does everything I need it to except wake on lan (see below). Posted first time, even with memory not explicitly on the compatability list.
Cons: Though the on-board NIC hardware supports Wake On Lan (WOL), the linux driver for the chip does not. (See bug 61651 at bugzilla dot kernel dot org).
Another minor issue: The firmware options for what to do on power is lost then restored are to either power on or power off. My old board had a third option which was to restore to the last state.
This review is from: ZALMAN CNPS9900ALED 120mm 2 Ball Low-noise Blue LED CPU Cooler
Pros: Looks neat. Big. Works as advertised. Fits 1150 sockets, even though they are not listed on the package; uses the same holes as the 1155/1156. No memory or case clearance issues on an ASRock Fatal!ty Killer Z97 in an Antec 300 case. Installed over a 4790K processor, not that that matters.
Others have reported that the brackets and screws didn't fit properly, but I had no problems with it.
Cons: As other have pointed out, it can be a little tough to install. Specifically, it's a bit tricky to get the screws lined up and started.
Other Thoughts: This was my first install of an aftermarket cooler. I elected not to use the optional adhesive pad to hold the backing plate to the motherboard. Instead, I hung the case half off my desk so that I could hold the backing plate in place with my hand while aligning the screws with my other hand.READ FULL REVIEW