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This review is from: StarTech HDMIDVIMF HDMI to DVI-D Video Cable Adapter
Pros: Good quality
Cons: A little heavy for its size
Other Thoughts: I did not buy this through Newegg but I wanted to post a review to help people decide if this is what they are looking for.
This is taking a DVI-D cable and giving it the ability to plug it into an HDMI port. This worked flawlessly for me. I have two monitors that both only have HDMI and VGA capability but my video card has only one HDMI port and two DVI ports. One of my connections is HDMI to HDMI while the other one (thanks to this) is DVI to HDMI. I configured both monitors to the same settings and put the same background on both, and there is absolutely no difference in color or resolution (1920X1080) between the two.
If any connection is really close to the HDMI port you plan to plug this into, it will most likely block that connection so keep that in mind before buying this.
About audio capability: I've seen plenty of reviews for products like this complaining that they don't do audio. The reason for that is DVI is not meant to do audio in the first place, and adding an adapter to make it fit into an HDMI port does not magically add audio.
This review is from: Silverstone CPF01 3.94" PWM Fan Splitter Cable
Pros: -Works as it should
-Fits my fans and my motherboard with no issues
-Still shows on my computer as having four case fans despite only using three motherboard fan headers.
-Worked by just plugging both of my fans into it and plugging it into my motherboard.
Other Thoughts: I built myself a mid tower using an Antec 900 case and a Gigabyte Z87-HD3 motherboard (among other things). I forgot to check to make sure that there were enough fan headers to cover all of the case fans, which I was one short (three headers, four case fans). Not only that, but the cord of the 200mm top fan was not long enough to safely reach any of the headers. Even though I had sufficient airflow to keep everything cool, I really wanted to have optimal air flow as space was a little tight. I saw this was only $4 (at the time) so I figured I'd give it a shot. Not only does it work, my computer can detect both fans through the one header and speed control still works on them. It's been over three months now and I've still had no issues. It was definitely well worth the $4.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Bought this cord on sale, worked pretty well since I bought it. Picture quality was what you would expect from any HDMI cord.
Cons: I have had the cord for about a year and a half. I almost always keep it plugged into the same two things and barely remove it. A few days ago it stopped working. I noticed the part that plugs into the device was coming loose from the cord itself. I tried plugging it into multiple other devices and can't get any sort of a connection. There was also a slight lag when using the cord that was a little noticeable.
Other Thoughts: Guess you get what you pay for. I'm a little surprised it lasted as long as it did which is why I'm only deducting two eggs from the review.READ FULL REVIEW
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