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Pros: Same specs as Haswell i7, but also supports ECC memory and costs almost $100 less. An old version of CPU-Z even identified it as an i7!
Cons: None that I can see. Even the much maligned stock fan keeps it around 30C at idle.
Other Thoughts: Got a combo deal with the excellent Supermicro X10SAE for $60 off. Supports DVI, VGA, HDMI, and DP all onboard!READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Core i3, compact, good specs overall. Excellent heatsink and cooling system. PS/2 mouse and keyboard ports (these are getting hard to find). Windows 7 instead of the much maligned Windows 8. Rare 3 year warranty.
Cons: Sandy Bridge not Ivy Bridge means more power usage, but performance is about the same. Only USB 2.0, not USB 3.0. Although it has a dedicated graphics card, don’t expect to game on it. With a paltry 8 shaders and 64-bit memory, the integrated Intel HD 2000 is actually more powerful.
Other Thoughts: Unless you need dual displayport, ditch the nvidia graphics card. Then pop the black plastic cap from the VGA port and use the built-in Intel HD 2000 graphics adapter. You will have to install the drivers from Intel’s website.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Big bright picture
Nice looking case
Dual inputs (DVI & VGA) with button to switch between them
Cons: Worst ghosting I've ever seen on any monitor! It's apparent even when scrolling a webpage. Forget about gaming, Doom 3 was ugly and unplayable. No way this is a 5ms panel, my Dell S2440L with a 6ms A-MVA panel is smooth as butter compared to this (but shouldn't be).
Other Thoughts: OK for office use I guess. Most non-tech people just want a large screen and don't care about things like response time. Still, I was surprised that a TFT panel with this kind of delay is still manufactured in 2012!READ FULL REVIEW