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Pros: Extremely fast notebook memory
100% stable in Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p
Other Thoughts: My new Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p shipped with 8GB of CAS 11 DDR 1600. This was adequate memory, but I opted for CAS 9 when I decided to double the laptop's memory.
This Ballistix Sport was more expensive than the other available CAS 9, but it was the only 9-9-9-24, so I decided to spend the extra money.
This memory was not approved for my machine, but I decided to take a chance anyway to get the best performance. My Y510p recognized it immediately, and it has been flawlessly running Win8 and all my applications. The machine feels more responsive overall, and all my apps load noticeably faster than they did with the OEM memory. So far, no issues at all.
If you have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y410p or Y510p and want to upgrade your PC's memory, you can buy the Ballistix Sport with confidence. Two thumbs up. :)
Pros: No problems running this card on either my old Gigabyte GA-EP45T-USB3P NON-SLI motherboard or my new ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution w/ nVidia NF200 - Both running Win7 Pro. The EVGA card showed up in Device manager on both platforms as two GTX-460's.
Cons: Some instability when simultaneously overclocking M-board w/ ASUS AI Suite II and video card w/ EVGA Precision
Other Thoughts: I bought this card last summer from another vendor who was running a killer sale when I was looking for one, but I do get most of my HW from NewEgg, so I thought I'd contribute a review while I was browsing the site today for a few other things.
EVGA Tech Support provided me with the one trick necessary to get this card up and running on my old Gigabyte board. I couldn't get the board to post at first after I installed the card, even though I had unplugged the PSU from the wall to clear the interrupts. The EVGA tech suspected the board was still hanging onto its interrupts despite having been unplugged from building power, and had me remove the CMOS battery to completely reset the BIOS. That was the ticket, and the board posted normally afterward.