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ASRock X79 Extreme4 LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Excellent running board, has great features, overclocks well and easily. I like the audio- screams on linux Mint 16. All my computers are dual boot, Windows 8.1 and linux Mint 16 (now that it's out) It rips with a new IB in it!Am replacing my AMD 8 cores with these. The increase in performance with the same vid card you have is mind blowing. I have some GTX480's, playing secondlife online, on a not too busy sim, the fps are 175-200. On a real busy sim with lots of avatars and lots of scripts, it might get below 75fps. What's there not to like lol. It's the best solution for "future proof" Well able to handle a GTX Titan and future "monster" cards they haven't even made yet.I can't really say that about any other solution from Intel or AMD. Think about the your future in gaming. How many times do you want to keep upgrading.

Cons: The board and the proc cost mucho long green money.

Other Thoughts: The last one of these I bought (about a week ago out of the "new" batch newegg just recieved)has the latest bios , and thats a good thing because I put a new Ivy in it :))

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SYBA SY-ADA40011 SATA to IDE Adapter, Convert PATA Devices to SATA Port, RoHS.
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: lets you continue to use usable PATA devices-had some expensive DVD burners, and some ATA 100/133 hard drives. The DVD optical drives run great with one of these. Using the ATA 100/133 hard drives is at the very least, some additional storage(esp. if it's a 160/200/250gb drive) You may want to put the os in something faster. I have used an old 20/30gb drive in a linux -windows 8 box for the grub boot manager, and both os on the larger faster drive. Plus you also get a little extra storage also.

Cons: lets you continue to use usable PATA devices

Other Thoughts: it sure is fun using this on a mb with a 970/990 chipset, and no PATA ports--hehe

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AMD FX-8120 Zambezi 8-Core 3.1GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Desktop Processor FD8120FRGUBOX
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Rockin the Universe with 8 cores! Runs multiple game viewers on high settings at good fps.Overclocks like a champ...lol:) Got a bunch of them on my gaming lan. They all run at least 4200mhz. one is running 4500mhz. They all aren't gonna do that. Just starting around my lan to see how many will go past 4200mhz (with a Coolermaster Hyper 212 doing the cooling-all have Hyper 212 coolers) Just figure you bought a 4000mhz+ when you get the FX-8120 , and get a good mb and cooler-GO FOR IT dollparts!

Cons: Windows7 blows! Windows8 64bit preview KICKS! You have to reinstall Windows8 soon when the final comes out-dude thats a lota work!
Windows7 is so "old" and "archaic" it cannot handle the new instruction sets (Zambezi cores) at all Windows8 is so much faster-like 50-60+fps FASTER! With every update Windows8 gets faster-am willing to put up with having massive reinstall issues to get this performance-Oh...haha the audio is better in Windows8 too!

Other Thoughts: the latest linux like Ubuntu 12.04 is made specifically to run the Zambezi core procs as is Windows8. Once you have run either os with 8 cores at 4000mhz+ you will never look back!!! Easy to overclock..performance is just amazing

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Display Name: Peter C.

Date Joined: 12/08/02

  • Reviews: 21
  • Helpfulness: 14
  • First Review: 12/25/05
  • Last Review: 12/16/13
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