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Pros: Excellent overclocking ability.
-3 onboard 4pin fan headers.
-Rear I/O CMOS clear button (invaluable for overclocking)
-Onboard debug LED & temp monitor.
-Onboard power & reset buttons.
-Rear I/O is free of DVI/VGA legacy inputs (could be a con for some)
-UEFI bios is very clean and easy to navigate.
Some thing that aren't mentioned on the specs sheet:
-Removable BIOS chip.
-6 phase digi-power
-Headphone amplifier (MAX97220 which is DirectDrive line)
-Z97 chipset (supposedly CPU is upgradeable to broadwell when released)
-10 layer PCB
Cons: -Creative Sound Core3d buggy drivers (see other thoughts)
-Included manual is very generic (seems to be designed to cover the whole EVGA lineup -stinger/FTW/classified)
-No included mSATA WiFi/bluetooth combo card (no included wifi on mITX? I guess they had to save costs somewhere)
-Only 4 SATA ports (how many do you really need in an SFF build anyways?)
Other Thoughts: Overall the board exceeded my expectations. You can tell by the features what this board primarily focuses on - overclocking. It has an excellent power phase design for overclocking (I was able to achieve 4.7Ghz @ 1.35v stable on a Pentium G3258 4.2Ghz uncore & 2133 on ram).
Aside from the Asus Impact VII, the z97 stinger has the highest quality power phase design that I've seen.
The only major issue I had with the board so far is after initial instillation and updating the drivers on Creative's sound core3D I lost sound output to my front speakers, to fix this I had to rollback my drivers.
However, creative's newest driver release has fixed this, but this isn't EVGA's fault more of a driver issue with creative. Otherwise the sound on this board is distinctly better than most other onboard options, and the headphone amp (not listed in the spec page) was a huge surprise major bonus - it drives my ATH-A700s nicely =).
I would definitely recommend this board to any SFF overclocking enthusiast.
Pros: Purchased to store ebook textbooks (since they're cheaper) and to use a a pseudo-wifi phone w/gvoice.
-Perfect size for large hands.
Cons: -Doesn't have a slot for microSD (although this can be solved with ROOT and an OTG cable)
-No front camera
-A little slow loading large PDF files.
Other Thoughts: -Great when I purchased it, will definitely stick with the Nexus line for future purchases.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Bundle Monster 12in1 Case Charger Cable Accessories for Google Nexus 7 Tablet BK
Pros: Does what it's intended for.
Very good price for what you get.
Cons: Styles is very cheap quality.
Other Thoughts: After about 1 year the case is showing signs of wear. Not really a con since I''ve really beat the thing up, but my nexus 7 looks like new.... So it's done a very good job protecting my tablet!READ FULL REVIEW
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