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This review is from: SteelSeries Sensei 62150 Grey 8 1 x Wheel USB Wired Laser 11400 dpi Gaming Mouse
Pros: - ExactAim, ExactAccel, and ExactLift can be great for gaming
- 4 different useable on-board profiles
- Switch on-on-the-mouse profiles
- LED color picker
- Ambidextrous design for all users
Cons: - Corded
- No adjustable weights
- Side buttons could be positioned better
Other Thoughts: The ExactAim, ExactAccel, and ExactLift programs are great for gaming, I absolutely love them. However, for something like image editing, ExactAim may be the only thing you want on, but even that may make the mouse a little too unusual. There are actually five on-board profiles, but one of them is taken up by the SteelSeries program. The profiles themselves are very customizable, and I love that you can edit them right on the mouse. Being able to switch active profiles on the mouse is very useful since you don't have to try and bring up software to change the profiles; it works great for switching to different profiles during loading screens on multiplayer games. It is nice to have such a wide range of colors for the LED lighted areas, but I do wish that there was an option for a pulsing or breathing mode. Now for my gripes. Some people love them, I hate them; corded mice. While this mouse has an amazingly nice cord, I would still prefer the wireless version of the Sensei. One thing I would have liked to see on the mouse is adjustable weights. The mouse is very solid and has a good weight to it, but I would have at least liked the option to make it lighter or heavier. And my last gripe is the placement of the side buttons. Not only do I manage to hit them when I lift the mouse, but I also hit them just trying to move the mouse. Because I haven't remapped them, I cannot count how many times I have accidentally hit the back button or the page up button.
Overall, this is a good, quality mouse. Now, with all mice, useability really depends on the size of your hand and the way you hold your mouse. This mouse is very accepting to most holding styles making it work for just about everyone. If you are looking for a very accurate mouse or one with some awesome gaming features, this may be the mouse for you.
This review is from: Corsair Obsidian 750D Black ATX Full Tower Computer Case
Pros: - Lots of Space
- Solid Build Quality
- Huge Side Window
- Moveable Hard Drive Cages
- SSD Mounts
- Water Cooling Capability
Cons: - Side Panels are a little difficult to put on
- Front dust filter doesn't fit well
- Front fan mounts are difficult
Other Thoughts: This case has a lot of room, is rather heavy, and is very solid. The side window is very large, almost a little too large, you have to be very careful where you hide cables. The moveable hard drive cages make the front of this case very versatile. The four SSD mounts behind the hard drive cages not only make great use of space, but also make your build look even cooler. They do make it difficult to plug power into the SSDs though. This case has a lot of potential for water cooling as well; radiators can fit in the front, the top, the bottom, and event the rear. Plus there is plenty of other room for reservoirs and pumps. Now for my complaints. I really wish the side panels were easier to put on. They are easy to put on when the case is on it's side, but standing up, you need one arm to hold it in place, a second arm to push the panel closed, and a third arm to put the thumb screws in. My front dust filter is bowed out in the center, which makes it a little useless and a little difficult to insert. My last complaint is that the front fan mounts are a little picky. While very easy to mount, the screws are very short and when I tried to install a different fan (I was hoping to get a LED glow out the front, didn't work), they ended up not being long enough. I fixed this by drilling out the fan, letting the head of the screw sit about half way into the fan. The screws did work fine for the Corsair fans that came in the front though.
Overall, this is a very solid case with plenty of room and expandability. I really like the quality of this case.
This review is from: NZXT IU01 Case Accessory
Pros: - Takes one USB 2.0 header and makes three
- Gives two USB 2.0 ports inside the computer
- Comes with Velcro for mounting
- Sleeved USB cable
Cons: - A little bigger than I would have liked
Other Thoughts: I needed this because I ran out USB 2.0 headers on my motherboard. This splitter installed in about 2 minutes (and then I spent another 30 rerouting cables) and worked immediately and without any trouble. I liked that this comes with a sleeved USB header cable and mounting Velcro. My one complaint is the size. Trying to fit it on the back side of my 750D was not as easy as I would have liked. It was a couple millimeters too big for just about every place I tried.
Overall, this is a solid product good for not only adding headers, but also cleaning up cables as you can mount this behind the motherboard (provided you have the space) and keep all but one USB cable back there.