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 > 
Charles B.'s Profile > 
All Reviews
  • Find Reviews
  • Find

Showing Results: Most Recent

MSI H87-G43 LGA 1150 Intel H87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX High Performance CF Intel Motherboard
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Well laid out, plenty of fan pinouts, sturdy, had everything I was looking for. Paired with a fixed clock i5 and I have no need to overclock because it flies.

Cons: awkward SATA connectors (x4), video problem trying to use integrated graphics through DVI output port. I had to reboot constantly in order to get a video signal to my monitor, even after updating BIOS, video drivers, swapping memory and power supply. Finally resolved by installing a separate graphics card.

Other Thoughts: A nice card for the price, although I am a little disappointed in the integrated graphics performance. I had hoped to use the Intel graphics while setting up the machine, at least, but having to reset after every cold restart was a royal pain.

i5 4670 Haswell
8 GB Patriot G2 @1333
GEFORCE GTS450 GPU
120 GB PNY SSD, 500GB Seagate HDD

READ FULL REVIEW
ASUS P8H67-M PRO/CSM (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Got it on sale
Works with the processor graphics
Lots of features on a mATX board

Cons: Could use another fan header or two.
The SATA ports point in an awkward direction for me
Scared me when it didn't boot right away

Other Thoughts: Had to push the MemOK button to get it to recognize my RAM. After getting it to boot and adjusting the memory speed and voltages to what it really needed it was smooth sailing.

READ FULL REVIEW
Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge Dual-Core 3.3GHz LGA 1155 65W Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I32120
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Fast
Integrated graphics
Runs cool
Did I say fast?

Cons: Only two cores, maybe? Not really an issue for me.

Other Thoughts: More horsepower than I probably need for my simple HTPC, but I got it at a good sale price. Married it to a ASUS P8H67-M PRO/CSM and 8 GB of Kingston RAM. The integrated graphics are fine for HD video and this runs so much cooler than my old rig that I could eliminate a bunch of fans.

READ FULL REVIEW

Charles B.'s Profile

Display Name: Charles B.

Date Joined: 11/27/07

  • Reviews: 11
  • Helpfulness: 5
  • First Review: 08/09/08
  • Last Review: 04/06/14
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