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COOLER MASTER Elite 110 RC-110-KKN2 Midnight Black Steel / Plastic Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case with Standard Size ATX PSU and 120mm Radiator Support
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Looks good.
Material is solid for the price.
More than enough ventilation for a <200 W build.

Cons: No dust filter on GPU side air intake.
Wish there was a way to mount the PSU in a non-protruding fashion.

Other Thoughts: May want to mount the PSU fan-side down to use it as another exhaust if you system is not power-hungry. You probably don't need fresh air to cool the PSU. Mounting it fan-side down also damps any little noise the PSU fan produces.

To put my review into prospective, here's my system:
Corsair CX430M
Intel Core i5-4690
NVDIA GeForce 750 ti (w/o 6-pin connector)
No spinning harddrive
Two sticks of RAM

CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Brown Switches
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  • Owned For: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggs Huge improvement vs non-mechanical keyboards 10/09/2013

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Brown Switches

Pros: Comparing with non-mechanical keyboards:

1. feel much better to type on
2. less fatigue
3. better accuracy because of better feedback
4. Feels very solid and sturdy.

In general:
1. No numpad. allows positioning mouse close to the center. more comfortable and less strain on your shoulder. (If you are under 25, it's fine if you don't understand what I mean.)

Cons: Comparing with non-mechanical keyboards:

1, Louder
2. Higher overall height. This is a con if you like those flatter keyboards.

In general:
1. The font type is kind of ugly (or I should say unique.) Wish they had used more standard font.

Other Thoughts: This is not meant to be a comparison with other mechanical keyboards. But if you are still deciding whether you should purchase your first mechanic keyboards, hopefully this review will help you make up your mind. The cons I listed, as you can see, are only problems for a handful of people.

Eye-Fi Pro X2 8GB Wireless Flash Memory Wireless Flash Memory Card Model EYE-FI-8PC
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Never have connection issues or unexpected behaviors (e.g. not being able to send photos)

Transfer speed is within the quoted range of the specifications. No surprises.

Cons: Can only send photos to one phone OR one computer. Cannot change settings without using the proprietary USB card reader and a computer. Take a hit on battery life.

However, some of these just the limitations of the technology that Eye-Fi choose to use.

Other Thoughts: More pro and advanced consumer cameras start to offer wifi transfer function. Given the price, it's hard to see how this appears to the basic camera users. On the other hand, if your MILC or DSLR already sends photos by wifi, who do you need this? (unless, of course, this card works better and faster.)


Xia H.'s Profile

Display Name: Xia H.

Date Joined: 11/18/07

  • Reviews: 8
  • Helpfulness: 3
  • First Review: 11/04/09
  • Last Review: 03/24/15
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