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This review is from: Thermaltake Toughpower TPD-0750M - SLI / CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Gold Certification and Semi Modular Cables Black Active PFC Power Supply Intel Haswell Ready (PS-TPD-0750MPCGUS-1)
Pros: Like title states, this PSU is steady as she goes. I recorded the voltages and what little variances there were in a 24 hour time period were well within the norms on all the readouts. A few didn't even budge a fraction. Performs silently under full load 100 watts from capacity.
Cables were well made, almost too long, total blackout which is nice.
The layout of the modular connectors on the backside of the psu is well organized and well thought out.
The footprint is not overly large, unlike my cooler master silent pro m2 which blocks a lower fan intake.
Cons: Presentation. Presentation. Presentation. This PSU is ugly. Mine came with a slightly crooked side sticker which I happily removed because I couldn't stand looking at the thing anyway through my case window. Those fonts and color scheme....shutter. Just pathetic. Come on Thermaltake. Pay a designer to get these on par with the field. I would do it for free if it meant I could get a sticker that actually made me want to look at it. I bet you would sell more units too.
The 24pin connector was a royal pain to connect. I'm not sure if I managed to connect it all the way or not but I didn't want to break my motherboard in half so I called it good. My Cooler Master was not nearly as difficult.
Other Thoughts: If you don't mind how it looks and only care about performance this PSU is for you. Admittedly it is a bit of a eye sore but it does what it is supposed to do.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: ENERMAX iVektor ECA3310A-B Black (Soft touch coating) ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Pros: See below.
Cons: See below.
Other Thoughts: I have found what I believe to be the reason for the excessive light bleed. Today after taking off the front plastic piece to inspect it I found a crack that either happened in shipping or at the factory that originated from what looks like a molding snap off point. It looks like downward pressure must have been applied to the front area right below the drive bay openings at some point causing this weak point to crack. I have contacted Enermax and opened a ticket to see if they can just replace the front, otherwise I am going to have to RMA the case and eat the shipping.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: NZXT CB-LED20-BU Sleeved LED Kit - Blue, 2 m
Pros: 1) Quality of materials used.
2) Build quality.
3) Light emitted.
4) Overall product design.
Cons: The only issues I came across with this product is how close the silicone board (which is attached to the back plate with the power and brightness controls) sits on the back plate. I was forced to snap off the plastic tabs on some chassis fan connectors on my mother board to accommodate the placement. The board quite literally sits up against the motherboard. This seems like somewhat of a major oversight. I literally had one place this could fit because of my sli configuration and if I couldn't make it work the product would have been useless to me.
Other Thoughts: This is worth the money no doubt about it. Buyer beware for clearance issues though. Check out the pictures and notice how close the board sits to the tab that slides in past your motherboard to the case motherboard mount plate.READ FULL REVIEW