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This review is from: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: Used it in a clean install and everything went pretty smooth, it even flashed the bios before I installed my OS, pretty awesome! I could not get the eSATA port to be recognized by Windows (I was not using the shared SATA port onboard) so I mailed AsRock customer support and they pointed me to the correct driver on there website (I missed it the first time around). That may not sound like much, but it's more than I've got out of other brands customer service departments.
Cons: So, this is not really a Con but if I have to write something here... The included drivers only support up to Windows 7 and I was installing Windows 8 so I had to go out the website and download them and you have to download and install them one by one, they don't have a similar "package" like they do for Windows 7 that installs everything. Not really a con, more me being lazy.
Other Thoughts: This is my second AsRock board, the first board was a funky one that accepted multiple CPU and RAM types so you could upgrade only parts of your system at a time, it was just OK but did the job. This is a first class board and is much better than my first one and is on par with or above all the major manufacturers...READ FULL REVIEW
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Other Thoughts: I already reviewed this drive once and it is great. I wanted to respond to the reviewer that said this drive does not work with Windows 8. I currently have 3 computers running Windows 8 on this drive and didn't do anything more than feed the supplied disk for the drivers. Perhaps he/she got a bad disk?READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: ZEROtherm CF800 92mm CPU Cooler
Pros: Nice fan. I am using it in an Apevia X-Qack2 case with an abit I-45cv MB and it fit perfectly. Not sure if I got lucky with this configuration but I did not need to modify one thing. With this cooler, my temps are showing between 33c and 45c.
Cons: The only thing I can complain about is that you have to take your MB off the tray and but a backing plate on it for the fan to screw in to (at least for 775). For me it was not a big deal since it was a new build, but if I had bought this fan just thinking I would drop it on, I wouldn't have been very happy.
Other Thoughts: I may just have to buy another one for my other computer!READ FULL REVIEW