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!

Limited Time Only! Newegg Premier is now only $29.99/year. Sign up now.
  • Shipping Destination: United States
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Search
Home
Home > 
Khalid R.'s Profile > 
All Reviews
  • Find Reviews
  • Find

Showing Results: Most Recent

MSI N780 LIGHTNING GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Amazing cards due to speed
Lights may work for you, but depends on your build/scheme
Packaging is perhaps one of the best I have seen from a video card, but at the end of the day, you just set it aside when you're done opening it.

Cons: HUGE and weighs a lot.
That round plastic thing at the top of the card may make it tough to install if you have a large CPU heatsink without proper slot spacing on your motherboard

LED lights on the Lightning logo flicker between blue and red (Purple) when gaming.

Other Thoughts: This is by far one of the best GTX 780 boards out there, giving you around 10% extra speed from a reference 780.

The LED light scheme may go well with your build, or it may completely clash with your system, but you be the judge of that.

Even though the packaging is great, perhaps a standard one would have been better with a slightly lower price.

Bought two of these for my SLI setup and coming from a 680 SLI setup, at 2560x1440 I can now turn on 4X MSAA Ultra settings on BF3 and get a higher FPS than my 680 SLI setup on Ultra without any MSAA turned on.

READ FULL REVIEW
Corsair Vengeance K70 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Black - Cherry MX Red (CH-9000011-NA)
  • Owned For: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggs Perhaps one of the best keyboards out there 09/04/2013

This review is from: Corsair Vengeance K70 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Black - Cherry MX Red (CH-9000011-NA)

Pros: Mechanical keys (Even the function keys)
No ghosting of any kind
Red backlight looks AMAZING
Has a full wrist pad
No lame G keys like the K90, which makes it fit under a keyboard drawer on my desk.
Switch to enable operation in BIOS

Cons: Expensive, but make sure to go for it during a sale.

Other Thoughts: This is hands down the best keyboard I have used for Work and gaming. I also own the Corsair K90 and this is essentially the same thing, except without the useless G keys that just took too much room. The red color goes perfectly with my PC and it's nice to have color options. Another feature I wish my K90 had was the BIOS switch that would make this keyboard work with certain BIOS. Anytime I wanted to change a BIOS setting using my K90, I had to unplug it and switch to my Microsoft Natural keyboard, not anymore with the K70.
The red backlighting just looks amazing compared to the "boring" blue. I fell in love with the red LED lights when I first bought the Microsoft X6 keyboard, but that one ghosted real bad, so back it went.

The old K60 only had a partial wrist pad, which I have no idea why they decided to do that.

In summary, Corsair really took the issues with the prior keyboards and it shows, not you get a more mature fully mechanical keyboard that any gamer will love.

READ FULL REVIEW
PNY VCGGTX670XPB GeForce GTX 670 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Very fast GPU for the price. Hardly any Mirco-stutter under BF3 in SLI, if any at all.

Cons: Very annoying Whurrrrr sound from the fan.

Stick with a version that comes with a non-reference cooler if you can. I cheaped out and lost.

Other Thoughts: This is a great GPU to get, especially after the rebate and selling off any games to lower the net price. The one problem, and only one I might add, is the annoying whurrrrrrr noise that comes from the fan, even at idle. I spent so much time and money trying to create a whisper quiet system, only to have the fan on this GPU spoil everything.

I know others stated it was loud, but I had no idea it was loud/annoying even at idle speed. Under load, it does sound slightly like a hair dryer with the annoying noise increasing, but I just didn't expect this at idle.

For those of you running Windows 8, make sure to let Windows install the original drivers first, THEN install the most recent version found online. I cancelled the initial Windows driver install and my system would only go to a black screen on boot up. Had to perform a system repair to get it back in action.

READ FULL REVIEW

Khalid R.'s Profile

Display Name: Khalid R.

Date Joined: 08/17/03

  • Reviews: 26
  • Helpfulness: 10
  • First Review: 02/12/04
  • Last Review: 11/09/13
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