Skip to: |

Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

Sign up today for a 30-day free trial of Newegg Premier
  • Shipping Destination: United States
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Search
Home
Home > 
Jacob B.'s Profile > 
All Reviews
  • Find Reviews
  • Find

Showing Results: Most Recent

Antec HCP-1300 Platinum 1300W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI CrossFire 80 PLUS PLATINUM Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Intel Haswell Fully Compatible
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Does everything it says it will do and then some. In order to use all the cords they send with it you would have to 3 way SLI and be running 3-6 hdd/ssd's, 7 year warranty made my decision pretty easy not to mention its platinum rating, be atleast 5 years before its outdated.

Cons: It does not come with 3-4 pin connectors for fans/ cooling units. Pair it with their "Un-Beatable" case good luck hooking all the fans up. Only reason Ive given it a 4 egg rating.

Other Thoughts: All in all would I suggest this to any one building a new computer.

In order to reach the 1300 watt limit you would have to run 3 titan's 6 SSD's 32 gigs ram with an i5 and it comes with enough cords to do that and more.

READ FULL REVIEW
Antec Twelve Hundred V3 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Unbeatable Gaming Case
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggs Not So Un-Beatable. 12/26/2013

This review is from: Antec Twelve Hundred V3 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Unbeatable Gaming Case

Pros: Its big, full steel, very solid, very roomy, has 5 3speed fans that do move a bit of air + the 200mm fan with a spot for another fan. All fans can be removed and re-placed with something a bit more powerful if needed

Cons: Not user friendly. the overall design looks nice but when setting it up takes a little bit to understand how it works.

The hard drive "bays" only pull out through the front, so to access your hard drives manually you have to disconnect the fan its attached to, undo all the mounting screws (4+ depending) and then have to pull it out from the front. simply put its a pain. Not to mention the hard drive bays are square's sitting on-top of each-other, there is no open space in-between these bays (3 hard drives per bay)

NOT SSD FRIENDLY. If you don't know, you will soon find out SSD is the future and this thing only has ONE mounting spot for a SSD everything else has to be fabbed. If you not a fan of drilling holes into a bran new case, this case is not for you.

If your like me and just getting started with high tech toy's and don't want to do home made water cooling this is also not the case for you. The H100, H100i, cool master, thermal take, none of them fit properly in this case with out drilling hole's or loosing a lot of space.
At the time of purchase "Antec KUHLER H2O 1250 Water/Liquid CPU Cooler 240MM" was not on sale here on newegg or any where else that i could find.

This case also comes with close to nothing for instructions, They leave it up to you to figure it all out.

And as another person stated they have no way to connect all these fans to there own power supplies, I bought an Antec 1300 platinum power supply which is actually pretty fantastic but it came with 0 fan connectors, I'm running 8 fans, if i didn't have the H100i I wouldn't have more than 4 running right now.

Other Thoughts: If they redesigned there "bays" made it more user friendly, made it more SSD friendly, and made it so you could connect all the fans to a power supply unit, this wouldn't be a bad case.
I have room for 3 video cards (running a 770) room for a total of 3 hard drives and a SSD with the lame way I set up my H100i (didn't want to drill holes in the top, If I was to move my H100i I could fit all 9 hard drives in), Plenty of room on-top of that,

READ FULL REVIEW

Jacob B.'s Profile

Display Name: Jacob B.

Date Joined: 08/14/06

  • Reviews: 2
  • Helpfulness: 2
  • First Review: 12/26/13
  • Last Review: 12/26/13
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2014 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site. nassau