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GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 6 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Noons giving this a bad rap when.. 11/14/2014

This review is from: GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 6 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

Pros: Runs my fx8350 just fine.
Most of the users that are complaining don't have enough 12V current in their power supplies. There was one noon that advertised that he was using a 550 watt supply...GET REAL! This onboard CPU power supply with a 120/140 watt CPU along with a video card requires at least a GOOD 750 watt supply.

Cons: None of any consequence

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ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 + SB950 6 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: UEFI BIOS makes it easy to set up and even update BIOS.

Cons: does not come with a USB3 bracket for the back of the PC, yet has the connector.
Also it is about a 3/4 ATA board and does not have support for about 2-3" of the back of the board. This is the area you plug power and SATA Cables. I used some plastic standoffs and mounted them into the case (under the board) to support it.

Other Thoughts: It is a very good board despite the negatives, fast and simple to set up

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Cooler Master MegaFlow 200 - Sleeve Bearing 200mm Red LED Silent Fan for Computer Cases
  • Owned For: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggs It's a big sleeve bearing fan.... 08/08/2013

This review is from: Cooler Master MegaFlow 200 - Sleeve Bearing 200mm Red LED Silent Fan for Computer Cases

Pros: Fits the Side window in a Coolermaster Armor + case.
Provides some airflow to the top of the motherboard.
I'm not that big on LED fans.

Cons: As with any sleeve bearing fan it wears out the sleeve bearing and then the fan blades start to hit the vent and making noise.

Other Thoughts: Sleeve bearings are infamous for wearing out and/or loosing their initial lubrication and slowing down.

The fan blades are almost 8 inches in diameter and this weight and any unbalance (dust, initial condition) wears the sleeve bearing down until the fan blades tilt down a degree or two causing it strike the case.

Why no one makes a 2 bearing 200 mm fan is beyond me but I replaced the 200 mm fan with a 120 mm case fan. I hade to modify the case but it was well worth it

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Frederick D.'s Profile

Display Name: Frederick D.

Date Joined: 03/08/02

  • Reviews: 50
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  • First Review: 11/05/07
  • Last Review: 11/14/14
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