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SIIG CE-MT0R12-S1 Articulating Triple Monitor Desk Mount - 13
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

1 out of 5 eggs Not good for 27 05/06/2014

This review is from: SIIG CE-MT0R12-S1 Articulating Triple Monitor Desk Mount - 13" to 27"

Pros: It's black.

Cons: Where to begin... The cable management didn't support the cables. 27 in monitors will fit, but they have to be completely straight across in landscape. In that config, it causes the outside monitors to droop and hang about an inch lower than the center. For some that might not be a problem, but my rig specifically does triple monitor spanning for gaming so that makes it useless for me.

It's really difficult to get the monitors where you want them because you have to really crank down on the bolts to keep stuff from moving. That makes it really difficult to get all the monitors adjusted to each other, because you touch one and the other two go flying off into left field.

Because 27 is the limit for this, you can't wrap the monitors in the slightest, so they have to be straight across. Again, for many people this may not be an issue, but for me, doing spanning with gaming, it's just not an option.

Other Thoughts: Don't waste your time and money on this if you're a gamer. I probably won't be able to return it, so that's 150 wasted bucks for a bunch of scrap metal that will just get in my way. Instead, I'm going to get three single mounts and independently mount them each so I can adjust them however I want. I should have done that in the first place instead of getting burned by SIIG.

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Hanns-G HL272HPB Black 27
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Very bright! No dead/stuck pixels. I actually had to turn the brightness down to 65%. Great image and tons of space for me to work / game on. I bought two of these to replace my 22" dual monitor setup and I couldn't be happier

Cons: NONE - see other thoughts

Other Thoughts: Don't listen to people who say the base is very unstable. That's THEIR fault, not the fault of the product. If they had followed simple directions and used some common sense, they wouldn't have had the problem. When you get the monitor(s) the base is separate from the neck. There are obvious places where it clips on. Where people are messing up is not removing the screw from the bottom of the neck, then putting the base on, then securing the base with that screw. They're trying to just snap the base on with the screw still in the neck, so there isn't enough clearance for it to snap on properly.

NOT THE PRODUCT'S FAULT! I could immediately see how the base was to be installed and it is a VERY STABLE and SECURE base! This is an outstanding monitor for the price. Don't let people who can't figure out how to install a simple base (with their "high" tech knowledge) stop you from buying. I'm a VERY picky buyer and I LOVE these! I only wish my desk had room for a three-monitor setup! Hmm... good excuse for a new desk!

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GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
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  • Owned For: more than 1 year

Pros: This thing has been going strong for me for over a year. I've been running it since Jan of 2012 and doing a wide range of tasks with it. I run Bluray HTPC, high-end games, work applications, etc.. and not a single hitch.

Cons: Who had the bright idea to put the two x16 slots right next to each other? You need to backhand the engineer who was that lazy. My twin GTX 560 cards running in SLI are so close to each other that the air intake to the secondary is mostly blocked by the back of the primary. This causes my heat distribution across the cards to be nearly 10C different under load! Unacceptable design. But I still chose it because, at the time, few other boards were offering dual x16 slots for this price.

Other Thoughts: I don't have heat issues because I'm running an Antec Lanboy with 18 fans and included a PCI-slot twin fan addition to help try to make up for the temp differences. Call me picky, but it's still shoddy design on that account. Other than that, this board has been a dream and I would buy another if I needed it. Unfortunately, I'm up against the PCI 2.0 wall now and I will have to upgrade this board for something newer as most of the NVIDIA cards I would use are 3.0 above a 560.

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Display Name: Kevin P.

Date Joined: 12/30/04

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  • Last Review: 05/06/14
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