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This review is from: SYBA CL-HD-MRDU25S Mobile Rack for 2.5" SATA
Pros: Does exactly what it's supposed to
SSD goes in smoothly
Cons: None really. SATA III support would have been nice, see other thoughts.
Other Thoughts: I ordered this 4 days ago and installed it today. Regarding others that say the activity light doesn't work, I did nothing unusual just hooked it up and the activity light works fine. I also noticed this device is now out of stock, but I doubt it will be restocked because Newegg has a newer version of it "SY-MRA25033" that supports SATA III. I'm very satisfied with this device and as usual, Newegg rocks.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: ASUS Z87-PRO LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: Good Board Layout
Lots of ports for pretty much everything
Other Thoughts: When they work, they’re outstanding. It’s always somewhat of an adventure putting one of these systems together wondering if they’ll work as advertised. With PC components it’s become something of a crapshoot with anywhere from 10% to 30% defect rates depending on the product or manufacturer and I think product reviews will validate this.
I got lucky with my Z87 PRO board. I stuck a 4770k CPU in it and used 8g of corsair DDR3 2133 memory and a Corsair 750w power supply, with SSD drives in a raid 1 configuration. It started right up and booted up (Windows 7 64bit) so fast I initially thought something was wrong (my first build using SSD’s). Like I said, when it works as advertised right out of the box, this motherboard is absolutely outstanding.
Pros: Lots of power, installs easily, plenty of cables, runs quietly.
Other Thoughts: What’s to say? I ordered this power supply and installed it and it does exactly what it’s supposed to do, and it does it quietly. This power supply replaced a Sunbeam COM680 purchased at Newegg for a price of around $70 that lasted a bit over 2 years. When I got that power supply I was a bit disappointed at its light weight but for that price, 2 years was about all that could be expected.
This time I decided to order a better power supply and so far, I’m not disappointed at all. Only time will tell how long the Corsair will last, but so far, so good.
Warning, since both power supplies were modular I thought I could keep the modular cords from the Sunbeam and just connect them to the Corsair. This can’t be done because for some reason, the Corsair kept tripping its internal breaker. You need to use the Corsair supplied cables.