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Pros: Bought this unit for my Dad's computer. Old FSP power supply had cheap china caps that failed.
I was looking for a high efficiency, lower wattage unit with quality components. This PSU fit the bill.
Cons: I have nothing bad to say about this PSU right now.
Other Thoughts: It is quiet and has been working fine behind my Dad's UPS.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: I installed this card in the family file server I was building. It is controlling 3x2TB Seagate HDDs in a RAID 5 array and 3x500GB Hitachi HDDs in another RAID 5 array.
So far it has been performing fine. Sequential reads and writes on the 2TB array are over 250MB/s.
Cons: One will have to purchased SFF-8087 breakout cables separately. But for the price that is understandable.
The heatsink is tiny and it gets very hot to the touch.
Other Thoughts: I was a tad concerned about the lack of proper cooling so I fashioned a larger heatsink from an old passive chipset cooler I had. I used Arctic Silver Alumina Thermal Adhesive to attach it.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: EVERCOOL HPKC-10025EA 100mm Ever Lubricate AMD/ Intel i5 CPU Cooler
Pros: Looks like a good compact cooler.
Cons: Wouldn't fit in the AM3 system I purchased it. A real bummer. On AM2/AM3/FM1 systems the likelyhood of this cooler fitting is slim. Either the heat-pipe or the fin-overhang side, are likely to block at least one or two ram slots.
Other Thoughts: If had done more research before purchasing I may have figured this out before hand, but alas.....READ FULL REVIEW