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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA LGA 1151 Intel Z170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggs Great Board, Built in Liquid Cooling (for the VRM's and such) 09/20/2016

This review is from: ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA LGA 1151 Intel Z170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: So I was comparing this to the extreme, and even though they're closely priced, similar (not identical) features, etc... I went with this because I had every intent on using the built in liquid cooling block. Once hooked up and piped in, the board is awesome. That block keeps the VRM's ultra-cool.

Cons: None that I've found, everything works as-advertised. Fast board

Other Thoughts: Absolutely recommend this to anyone who needs the Z170 chipset. I do a little gaming and a lot of work on my computer. I would encourage hardcore gamers to check out the Asus X99 line if you're planning multiple GPU's (to get the extra PCI Express lanes).

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Phanteks Enthoo Primo PH-ES813P_SGR Black/Green Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: This case is perfect for those who want to do a custom liquid cooling loop. I did a lot of looking to find a case that could support Monsta (85mm thick) radiators and this one fit the bill. I even confirmed with Phanteks support (very responsive) before purchasing. Easy case, fan controller, lighting control, etc.. all built in and functional

Cons: Ok, so I did my research to make sure the "cons" wouldn't be an issue for me, so please make sure you know what you're building before you buy:
There is a removable "panel" that may block some longer graphics cards, not an issue if you either have a shorter card or if you were planning to remove it. (I have a medium length card and ended up mounting my gigantic reservoir to this piece of metal)

The radiator mount in the back for a smaller res/pump tends to block larger power supplies and makes the cables not fit with my 1000w (if I were using this mount point, which I'm not).

the lower right side of the case has clear plastic, but is only usable to view the "Phanteks" logo. I really don't mind, the logo plate is interchangeable but I wish they would have made it slightly wider, I wanted to stick a flow meter in there, but not enough room.

Other Thoughts: The above "cons" are only a "con" if you're not expecting it. I'm mentioning it here so that you can be informed. I'm not counting it against their rating since it is and does everything it claims to be. I love the case, and I'll definitely be a Phanteks customer again in the future. I would highly recommend this case to anyone looking to do custom liquid cooling loops with large rads and large reservoirs. Just be conscious of you graphics card length.

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Anker 40W 5-Port Family-Sized Desktop USB Charger with PowerIQ Technology for smartphones, tablets and other USB-charged devices (Black)
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: This charger is working great for me. I use it to charge 2-3 devices at a time with no problems. Mostly androids. Seems about the same speed as my chargers from the manufacturers

Cons: Nothing, it works.

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Display Name: John Y.

Date Joined: 11/07/06

  • Reviews: 9
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  • First Review: 05/17/07
  • Last Review: 09/20/16
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