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Pros: Fast, runs cool, easy to overclock, and is reasonably priced
Cons: None so far
Other Thoughts: Got mine running at 4.6GHz using an old Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme cooler (with socket 1156 adapter bracket)and it still idles below 30c.
I went from an i7 920 to this and I do notice a decent speed increase.
Pros: Fast! I have 2 in SLI and they bring games to their knees. I'm able to play with 16xQAA at 1920x1200 in many games and these cards don't break a sweat. Even Crysis is nothing to sweat anymore.
Cons: Runs hot though if you have air conditioning and good air flow it won't be a problem. Also you'll need at least a 700 watt power to run 1 card or over 1,000 watt PSU for SLI.
Fan on this card is loud but I use headphones so they don't bother me.
Other Thoughts: With good air flow you can safely overclock these cards pretty nicely. I got mine to 800mhz core without a problem.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Fast 10,000RPM, SATA, almost silent compared to the older Raptors. Also looks cool compared to other HDDs.
Cons: Relatively low 300GB capacity, a bit pricey vs other HDDs though not as much as a good SSD. SSDs are faster but you need to spend a lot more to get a good one.
Other Thoughts: If you are not yet sold on SSDs the Velociraptors are a very good alternative. These are excellent for gaming rigs, for loading games up fast. I got a pair of these in Raid-0 running Windows 7 and everything is very snappy.READ FULL REVIEW