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This review is from: Rosewill REDBONE Black SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
-Five 140mm fan spaces, but comes with 2 120s preinstalled there.
Cons: -Not enough motherboard screws (-0.5)
-Popout expansion covers (-0.5)
-Power button is annoying to press but not worth subtracting an egg
-No 2.5" bay for a SSD, but again, not worth subtracting an egg because I knew this before buying
-Screwless drive mounts are junk, but you can screw in the drives if you have enough screws to do so
Other Thoughts: A good case for the price, if you can look past some small issues. This is my second Rosewill case, and my second one to arrive without enough screws. Their cases are good quality, but they don't seem to send enough of the small parts with it.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Team 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model TLD316G1600HC10ADC01
Pros: Bought two of these at $110 each for a total of 32GB for a build I was doing. Memtest showed no errors after an overnight run, and my BIOS autodetected the timings and voltage. Seems to be working fine.
Cons: It wasn't free?
Other Thoughts: I was a bit wary of buying memory from an unknown brand, but the risk paid off with Team. All four modules held up to my usage. I haven't OC'd them, so I don't know how well they'll hold up to that, but everything else with them is great.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: ASUS P8B75-V LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: Supports all my hardware, works fine, can't beat the price. Has plenty of expansion slots, plays nice with 32GB RAM, UEFI works on both Windows 7 and Windows 8 (assuming a GPT-formatted disk which is really a shortfall of Windows), and the graphical BIOS is really useful.
Cons: No RAID for the onboard SATA ports, but that's my fault for assuming it had it without checking the specs, which don't mention anything of the sort, so I'm not docking an egg for that.
Other Thoughts: If you have a third-gen i3 of i5, and you don't need extras, you can't go wrong with this board.READ FULL REVIEW