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Logitech G930 USB Connector Circumaural Wireless Gaming Headset
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  • neweggOwned For: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggs Absolute Garbage 07/06/2016

This review is from: Logitech G930 USB Connector Circumaural Wireless Gaming Headset

Pros: The sound when it works

Cons: These headphones constantly disconnect and have major interference problems. I even tested these headphones in a remote area with absolutely no wireless devices in range to see if the interference was due to a lot of wireless traffic where I live but that wasn't the case. I even purchased a second pair thinking the first pair was faulty but same issue. DONT BUY!

ASUS Rampage IV Extreme LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Great features in the BIOS.

Cons: First of all this motherboard is extremely picky when it comes to RAM. Using any other RAM then the RAM supported according to the QVL will cause you nothing but problems. Using high speed RAM that is supported according to the QVL will leave you limited to running dual channel instead of quad and will limit you capacity to only 8GB. I was unable to get any 16GB kits of quad channel RAM running at 2400mhz. I was able to get 16gb of 2400mhz running perfectly fine on my last motherboard but this one is extremely picky and for the price its not worth it. Also the specs for the PCI express slots are off and falsely advertised. Yes the slots are x16 but only run at x16 if you are only using one of the slots. Now why would I use just one video card on the motherboard in the 3rd PCI slot? Makes no sense at all. The PCI slots are: 2-way sli (x16,x16,x8,x8) 3-way sli (x16,x8,x8,x8) 4-way sli (x16,x8,x8,x8).

Other Thoughts: Don't buy this board there are plenty of other boards that have the same performance for hundreds of dollars less.

GIGABYTE G1.ASSASSIN2 LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: This motherboard came with every option I was looking for and was a decent price for what is included.

Cons: I have always bought Gigabyte motherboards and after owning this one I have been unsure about supporting Gigabyte products in the future. This board is the most unstable motherboard I have ever had and after upgrading the bios it is still very difficult to keep stable. It runs fine with one GPU in the top PCI slot but once you add 2 or even 3 cards for 2-way or 3-way sli this board becomes a big headache. Currently I am running 2-way sli because the board won't even boot if I have 3 cards plugged in. I'm currently using 2 Asus GTX 670 4GB in 2-way sli which are liquid cooled. Sometimes when I need to reset my computer for updates the bios locks up and won't boot up. The USB ports all shut off and you can't even enter the BIOS and the only way to get the computer to boot is to remove all the video cards and plug only one of them into the top PCI slot and it boots fine. I have switched around all 3 of my GPU's and tried all the PCI slots one at a time over a 6 month period to try to see if I had a bad PCI slot or GPU. I tested them each for weeks in each PCI slot and they all work perfectly fine by themselves. The problem only occurs when you try to do sli. This becomes a major pain to do when you are running all your cards on water!

There is also a major problem with the overclocking on this motherboard. I am not a noob by any means when it comes to overclocking because when I first got this board I was able to get it stable at 4.8GHz no problem but the board was very unstable when I set up sli. Now after flashing the bios to F12l its somewhat stable in 2-way sli (still 3-way doesn't work). It doesn't matter how I set the settings on my motherboard because no matter what I set it at I can't get my i7 3930k to overclock more than 3.2GHz.. I tried to flash it back to F11 and still the motherboard won't overclock anymore even when using the Easy Tuner Utility provided by Gigabyte. When entering the bios it says my core clock is at 4.6GHz but when I boot up into Windows 7 and check the clock in CPUZ, Easy Tune 6 and Windows 7 Performance information it only shows up as 3.2GHz with a boost clock of 4.0GHz which is frustrating.

Also the lack of updates for the drivers and the bios in over a year make me very stressed out from purchasing this board and having virtually no support from the manufacture. I highly recommend that everyone stays away from it.


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