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This review is from: APEVIA X-JUPITER-JR G-Type X-JPJGT-AL Silver SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Pros: Decent build quality at a reasonable price. The built in fan speed control is actually pretty handy.
Cons: There are a couple of minor cons in this case made me give it a 4 instead of a 5.
A couple of edges are a little on the sharp side. Not a big deal but they are there. I just put a piece of electrical tape over them.
The top of the case overhangs the top 5.25 inch drive bay so it can get in the way when putting a disk into an optical drive. I just put the drive into the second slot from the top and it is not a problem. A small minus none the less.
On the back of the case in between each of the expansion slots there is a small punch out of metal. I believe these are supposed to act as guides to help keep cards in place. The problem with this is that it keeps double slot video cards from seating fully into place. You will either have to force things a little bit which will bend the back of the case and/or the card plate a little, or as I did take a dremel tool to it and grind it off.
Other Thoughts: The only other thing I would like is to move the side mounted fan up a little so it is over the CPU area instead of the card slots. This is not really a con because I can see where some users may prefer the extra air flow by their video card(s).READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: GIGABYTE GA-MA770T-UD3P AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard
Pros: This board has everything that most users actually need. Very few people actually use SLI/Crossfire anyway so only one slot for a video card is not a problem for most users.
Eight USB ports on the back with headers for another four on board should be plenty for also anyone.
Cons: The only con I can really think of is the lack of an eSATA port, but then I don't own any external eSATA drives.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Good performance in a nice sized package. The heatsink and fan are very good and make for quiet operation.
Cons: The only real con is that prizes at the time I purchased are a little elevated due to the popularity and supply shortage. Even with this I still think is was worth the $10-$20 price premium.READ FULL REVIEW