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SAPPHIRE NITRO Radeon R9 390 100382NTOCL 8GB 512-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 2.2 Slot, ATX Tri-X OC Version (UEFI) Video Card
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: * Quiet, I can't notice it at all
* Remains under 68°C while in the most intense games. (73°C for Furmarks) which is acceptable for AMD.
* Really good for 1440p gaming. Can play games on Ultra and maintain an FPS above 50.
* Really good for the price. If you're looking for a $300 card, GTX970 is probably the best way to go for 1080p gaming. But if you're gaming at 1440p+ I'd look at the R9 290X or the R9 390.

Cons: Didn't include any bonus games as a far as I know. No Dirt Rally code. No AMD Rewards code. I registered on Sapphire Select Club for their Gold membership but got nothing for it. :-(

No GPU backplate. Not the end of the world there.

Other Thoughts: Card length is actually 12.1 inches long. I got nervous when I saw Newegg list it as 13.25inches after I ordered the product. But the first thing I did was measure it. Its just over 12 inches long.

It runs very similar to an R9 290X if you can't find benchmarks and need something to reference.

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Antec Eleven Hundred V2 Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Great Case 03/10/2015

This review is from: Antec Eleven Hundred V2 Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Pros: * Its like a Mid / Full tower hybrid.
* Its only a little bigger than my old mid tower
* But the inside feels more like a Full tower. A lot of room. A lot of organization and cable management features.
* I bought a bunch of case fans... I think you can have 10 total... I took a bunch out. Just didn't need that many, but safe to say the are flow is excellent.
* Easy to change dust filters

Cons: I took the front panel off as gently as I could. But the instructions say you may need to apply some force the first time... It broke a little piece of plastic that holds it in. It was still perfectly secured to the front, but could just be pulled away easier.

Assuming I was just too forcefull with it, I emailed Antec to ask if they sold replacement front panels for the Eleven Hundred V2 because a small piece broke off of mine with my initial installation.

Their response:

"Send me a copy of your invoice, I'll send you a new front panel"

It arrived in about 2 weeks. No charge to me.

Other Thoughts: I upgraded from the Antec Three Hundred Illusion... I think I actually paid more for the 300 Ilusion... But this 1100 V2 is way above and beyond that in quality and features.

I've always bought Antec PSU's, and now 2 Antec cases... After an excellent experience with their customer service, I think I've become an Antec customer for life. We'll see.

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CORSAIR Voyager Slider 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model CMFSL3B-32GB
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

2 out of 5 eggs Go with the non-slider 02/07/2014

This review is from: CORSAIR Voyager Slider 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model CMFSL3B-32GB

Pros: Corsair... so I would hope it lasts

Cons: USB port is exposed even when slid in, no cover for it.
Lighweight, feels cheap.

Other Thoughts: Coming from the "CORSAIR Flash Voyager" that broke after a few years, I thought I could expect that kind of quality. This is not it. The keyring holder is made of plastic, thats bound to break off. (Maybe its not for keyrings) But I don't feel comfortable leaving in my pocket knowing the dust and lint can get into the USB socket because there is no cover for it. It just slides in.

I expected better from Corsair. Spend the extra $3 and get the CORSAIR Flash Voyager. Model: CMFVY3S-32GB I wish I did.

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Display Name: Gregory G.

Date Joined: 06/23/03

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  • First Review: 05/24/11
  • Last Review: 06/23/15
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