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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII HERO LGA 1151 Intel Z170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 ATX Intel Gaming Motherboard
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: I have updated the bios twice and am pleased with this board. I have paired it with the i7 6700K Skylake CPU. I had an ASUS Rampage Extreme board before this board which had way more real estate in terms of slots/bells and whistles. But this was a good upgrade coming from LGA 2011. I used 16GB of GSkill Ripjaws 3000 and when I set the XMP it recognized the memory settings and it ran flawlessly. I must admit that this is very close in terms of the i7 Devil's Canyon build that I finished in September. Other than DDR 4 I'm not sure the Z170 is much of an upgrade if your coming from LGA 1150.

Cons: I do notice that my speakers will get a mild power surge on startup. It causes a mild "pop", but not worth taking a star away. I did see another reviewer experienced this as well.

Other Thoughts: 1/29/16 I have updated the bios to the current 1402 offering (but the problem has been evident since 1302 and before) as the updates have touted stability. Not for me. I made sure I purchased memory from the QVL (GSKILL 3000) and enabled XMP and used the motherboard's OC tuner for a stable overclock. When I purchased the board with the equipped bios, all was perfect. Since the bios updates- WHAT A LET DOWN!will not hold an overclock. Mem runs at 2133 or whatever. If I just turn on XMP w/o an OC I will have to go into settings and restore defaults to get to windows. I'm unhappy- ASUS QC has let me down, notwithstanding its has been impossible to send an email through their own website.

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CORSAIR CX series CX750 750W 80 PLUS BRONZE Haswell Ready ATX12V & EPS12V Power Supply
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Replaced a Antec that died. All the wires are long enough to reach their respective plugs on the motherboard on a full tower case. Its a simple psu, but fits the need.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Not modular, but the excess wires wrap up fine.

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ASUS VG278HE Black 27
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Fast delivery from Egg. I replaced a H P 25" LED display which has a 5ms response time. The difference is amazing. Battlefield 4 came to life and runs superb on all ultra settings at 144hz. I have it mounted on the wall with a 100 x100 VESA mount and the real estate I gained around the desk is great. No dead pixel issues or backlight bleed- I am using the stock Gamer setting which is fine for my needs. I have 2 gtx 680 video cards in sli. I don't know how the performance would be on a single card.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: I had looked at Samsung but was drawn into the 144 hz debate. I'm happy with this monitor

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Geoffrey S.'s Profile

Display Name: Geoffrey S.

Date Joined: 06/21/05

  • Reviews: 44
  • Helpfulness: 23
  • First Review: 04/21/08
  • Last Review: 01/29/16
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