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Pros: Looks beautiful. Has two 5.25 external bays up front. Spacious. Easy to build. Great ventilation, and lots of room for.. in my case, (no pun intended), I have a 3.5 HDD behind the mobo. I'm running a 240mm radiator at the top for a corsair H115i CPU AIO cooler. The lighted ring fans, I had doubts about, but in person, I love them. Also the perforations on the front and sides look textile in nature. I was afraid this would wind up looking cheap industrial, but I think it looks very sleek, and posh. I couldn't be happier with this case. I also have two 980ti's in it on air cooling, right now. Not the most quiet, but the included case fans are much quieter than my previous build. Fits any large ATX power supply or video card without issue. Cable routing was very nice. Very nice to work on. As for difficult to move!? It's large, but not that heavy. It looks VERY high end, regardless of price.
Cons: Case metal and panels are on the thin side. However, it makes it easier to move. Side panel clear plastic is not held very tightly. But, it doesn't vibrate. At this price, I think it looks VERY high end. I've twice rested my arm on top of case while handling, and managed to press the power button. It could be more recessed. Minor gripe. Mounting screws in the top of the case slightly interfere with mesh filter mounting. I could use some lower profile head screws perhaps.
Other Thoughts: I had to add a mobo standoff near the PCIE slot 3. It was included. Also was included, but I didn't use, were 2 3-4" fan extensions, and an 8 pin CPU extension. I didn't need them, but I can see a use for them if I add more fans maybe. I may add wheels to mine, but it's already 1.25" from the bottom of my large desk. Right now I am running an m.2 SSD for OS, so I haven't mounted any 2.5" SSD's yet. I just slapped a 3.5" on the back side of mobo temp to perm? Very handy case. Lots of room to mod, including revising the side window/panels. Room for radiators and other stuff in the bottom section. Smiles!READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: It was a great price. It's identical to my retail version I purchased in December 2015. I had high hopes this card would be a nice 2nd card for 2-way for SLI. The build quality on this card is great. I installed it and immediately began putting it through its paces. I benchmarked it with Heaven. Same performance as my retail card. Played one evening of Fallout 4. No hiccups. (Single card).
Cons: Feeling card was in good order, I left it as it was and installed my older retail card as 2nd card for SLI. Machine would not post, and no video, as I could tell. Only 3 of the 4 white RGB LEDs illuminated. I put my old card in its place and my old 4998 card worked fine. I swapped refurb back,refurbished card had same issue, no post, no video. I shopped a bit more, decided to exchange RMA. Before boxing it up I tried the card one more time. It worked, Great! I removed reinserted, same above my issue. Never to post again. I sent it back. My original retail card worked great. So, I ordered a slightly lower clocked 4997 version, NEW. Sigh. Maybe I'll try again and change RMA from refund to exchange. Still deciding. I've had very good luck with refurbs. Not with this card.
Other Thoughts: Fantastic card! Roll the dice. Have a backup card ready. Btw the 4997 arrived and it's perfect. It SLIs with 4998 card fine.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Klipsch Reference Series R-10SW 10-Inch 300W Subwoofer
Pros: More modern club beats it does well - music. For movies, Sci-Fi movies where ambiance comes in, (ship hums, earth shakes, etc), I've litterally had to jump up and turn it down. I have it 'tuned' on the back crossover to about 80-90Hz. I turn the bass setting on my receiver down to zero for movies, and up one notch for games, and music. This thing does shake my living room in movies, but movies only. I'm slightly dissapointed, but that is likely my own fault. I'm new to home theater subwoofers. I thought it would be more like my car subs, I've had over the years. (dual 8" ported, ported 10", dual 10's). I havent put a whole lot of time into it, but this sub likes a crossover setting of 80hz. Otherwise some hum. I recommend it, but not ecstaticly. I thought it was a good value at the shellshocker price of under $200. (yes, it's the R-10SW 300W). Fantastic for movies!!!
Cons: I was suprised that its response was so low with most music from the 80's and 90's. I hoped It get some nice tight low end for music as well. I guess no my genres of music. More modern club beats it does well.READ FULL REVIEW