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This review is from: Noctua NH-U9DX 1366 Dual Heat-pipe SSO Bearing Quiet CPU Cooler
Pros: It is very quiet and does its job well. It also has room for a second fan on the opposite end, but it only comes with one fan out of the box. It comes with a mounting tool and thermal paste. It looks pretty cool in my case through the side window, too.
Cons: It is pretty big, so be careful what size case you try to put this in. I put mine in a full size ATX case and I had no problem. It can also be a bit difficult to mount, as the cooler has to be attached to the board and CPU before the fan can be attached to the cooler.
Other Thoughts: The cooler is slightly off-center, so depending on how it's oriented, the fan may stick out a bit farther on one side, which in my case, got in the way of RAM slots. Check its position before applying thermal paste and mounting it.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: It does everything a burner should do and nothing it shouldn't. And it does it fast.
Cons: I'll let you know if I find any.
Other Thoughts: I really wish MS Hyper-V would emulate write capabilities of optic drives. It doesn't, so be warned. None of my VMs can write discs because Hyper-V only emulates a generic ROM drive. Only the host server can write discs.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: This is a decent monitor for my server. It has good color and picture quality at 1440x900. It also has a sleek style that I like and matches my server case, so that's a plus. I haven't had any problems with stuck pixels.
Cons: It only has a VGA input, but that's ok since I'm using the onboard VGA controller on my server at the moment.
Other Thoughts: This isn't an especially high-end monitor. When I built my server, this was the last item to be added to the list. I bought it because It matched my server in style and brand name and not so much because of its features.READ FULL REVIEW