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CM Storm Devastator - LED Gaming Keyboard & Mouse Combo (Green LED Model)
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

2 out of 5 eggs bad mouse / cool looks 01/09/2015

This review is from: CM Storm Devastator - LED Gaming Keyboard & Mouse Combo (Green LED Model)

Pros: Very nice looks - bright green lighting - very "TRON-esque" feel to it


I would give it a 2 -1/2 out of 5 , because the keyboard is still working OK.

Cons: Only 2 weeks of use from XMAS time and the mouse has developed a very loud squeaking noise from the scroll wheel... Sounds like a grocery cart wheel ! - Which also makes any text being read jitter up & down , so the scroll wheel is obviously defective.

Now I didn't go into this unit with blinders on - I realize it is a very cheap KB/ Mouse combo unit - BUT- on the same hand, it is from CoolerMaster and I fully expected a little better product than 2 weeks worth of use before giving it up.

I am now reading all the other reviews, that weren't up at the time of my purchase, about the very same thing. I am seeing 4 other reviews/ complaints about scroll wheel squeaking between 2 wks.- 30 days. CoolerMaster & Newegg might want to get together on the matter ( recall , version 2.0 .etc.. )

Other Thoughts: *SIDE NOTE* - Newegg gave me a slight bit of hassle about this too. I did a live chat ( which I waiting 20 minutes on hold for ) so I could explain the issue to the rep.
-of which I was told 'Sorry, this is passed the 30 day return' - by 2 days !!!
- I had to do a short bit of arguing the matter back & forth several times to get the 'Managers' approval for an exchange . A little disappointed in Newegg's stance during the holidays about extended returns on purchases ( Like almost every store has )
I shouldn't have had to argue about this matter , especially concerning it was only less than $30.....

I will have to send it off first, then wait a week or 2 to get a new one back .

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MSI R7970 TF 3GD5/OC BE Radeon HD 7970 3GB Twin Frozr OC Boost Edition 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: looks cool / appears to stay cool with low fan noise

Cons: Arrived DOA- took my original Visiontek 7970 out of system- put this MSI one in it's place = system refused to boot w/ error code of not recognizing video. Tried reseating it, nothing. put my original 7970 card back in = perfect boots right up
try this card in bottom slot- crossfire w/ good card up top = screen blackouts randomly and /or static lines buzzing up and down the monitor
Take new MSI card out of system = everything runs fine again w/ older 7970
Checked my motherboard Bios anyways. just to be sure ( it was up to date ) tried 2 different AMD drivers just for giggles --> I knew it was a bad card but I always try to go above and beyond testing for RMA's because it is such a hassle.

Other Thoughts: Extremely disappointed in MSI quality of testing on this one. I have rarely gotten a bad MSI product but was still very aggravating....
Now i am hearing rimours that the 7970 can Xfire w/ th newer r9 280x AMD cards - so maybe I'll try one of those in the near future.
BUT not sure I'll go with an MSI 280x or not after this...

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ASRock X79 Extreme6 LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: looks sharp-brushed aluminum covers - all gold caps - is working at the moment- UEFI is very nice to work with

John from ASROCK was very quick in emailing me back several times w/ a memory slot issue +1 for his timely responses/ help

Cons: 1st board had memory slot errors which may have been due to a socket pin issue, wouldn't boot w/ ram in C1 slot , only A1,B1,D1

RMA to Newegg for #2 - they try to deny claim saying I broke it. ( even thought it never worked right from box to case ) After 2 week 'fight' over it. Newegg rep makes it right, sends replacement

#2 board is working now just fine -BUT - it arrived unsealed , opened box, opened anti-static bag. Back of motherboard had black fingerprint smudges all over it, not to mention looking like it had been subjected to a heat source causing the sealant coating on the back to be totally gone in many places. Which by the way was sticky like it hadn't dried or something. ??

Newegg says their RMA team didn't do it, blaming Asrock...etc...etc..
Not wanting to fight & wait more weeks and weeks to get it sorted and get this build going , I begrudgingly keep the board since it is working this time.
I just can't help but say
Worst experience so far w/ Newegg in al

Other Thoughts: 1st error was bad board from Asrock

2nd board issue = ?? Newegg blames Asrock too , says Newegg techs didn't open/ damage replacement board -- Who to believe ??

Bad experience all around here from both sides... dissapointed

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STEPHAN B.'s Profile

Display Name: STEPHAN B.

Date Joined: 09/12/02

  • Reviews: 18
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  • First Review: 03/22/07
  • Last Review: 01/09/15
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