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Pros: Still going strong, everything labeled and easy to read, cables covered with a nice material, not too stiff, has a bad to store all the cables in (see the cons below though).
Cons: I didn't notice this when I got it 5 months ago because I only owned one graphics card at a time. I just bought a new GPU and when I went to pair them up I discovered that 2 of the GPU power cables are completely missing. I checked the box to see how many were supposed to be included and sure enough there is supposed to be 4 6+2 PCI-E VGA cables, but my PSU only came with 2 in the box. Someone goofed at EVGA and so I am knocking off 1 star.
Other Thoughts: I noticed that they never bothered to respond to my previous review detailing why I DID meet all of their rebate requirements. This indicates to me that they have no interest in doing the right thing.
Seems a rarity when EVGA honors it's rebates (I envy those of you who got yours). I don't care how well you meet the criteria (I met them all!), they are looking for any excuse not to give it to you to make that extra bit of profit.
This review is from: Cloer 5218NA 12-Cup Bitterness Eliminating Coffee Maker, Stainless Steel/Black
Pros: Gets very hot, has controls that are pretty easy to understand right off the bat. Fits normal v shaped metal filter baskets (cheap machines then to use a flatter version). Has a space for a charcoal water filter (big one), which is handy if you have bad tap water like me.
Cons: I'm used to keeping a pot of coffee hot while I work, so I wanted to keep it turned on longer than 2 hours. I have never encountered a coffee maker that lacked an manual "ON" function in order to keep a pot hot (I buy several a year). This coffee maker breaks the norm.
The instructions said that one can turn it on manually if the water reservoir is removed or the "regulating float is not working properly" But the kicker is, you can't just turn it on; you still have to add enough water to brew coffee--reservoir or no reservoir. Even then, it didn't always work with the unit I received. I had to unplug it and plug it back in to get it to respond on several occasions (oh, I used this thing a lot for the first couple of days.)
On top of that, this gets so hot that MOST of the water used for brewing the coffee frequently escapes via the steam vent, leaving the pot only 1/3 full, if that much!. This happened almost every time I used it. I even tried filling it with ICE WATER to start, but it still turned most of it into vapor that never passed through the coffee grounds.
This is a very strange machine. I'm glad some people got a working unit, but mine is just dysfunctional and I cannot use it. But see below! :)
Other Thoughts: I bought this from DealYard. When I called them and told them what was going on (there was another problem as well, but I don't have time to get into it) they immediately offered me a refund, no hesitation. Unfortunately, they don't carry any other full-sized coffee makers (they just have a couple Mr. Coffee Latte makers), otherwise I would have used the money to buy something else from them. But I'll keep an eye out for their other items for sale n the future.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: The 5 stars are for the product, not EVGA. Very good cables, fully modular, was able to snake them all behind my motherboard. It's also bigger than my 600CT is, was worried I wouldn't be able to fit it in the case slot. The price was pretty decent, but see below!
Cons: Rebate offer is false. I ran across an IT guy who handles a lot of customers who refuses to deal with EVGA because of this specific behavior, but I didn't take him seriously. Wish I had.
If only I had a screenshot of the product page the day I ordered it! It was the 7th of May when I ordered it (I have that in black and white, both on the Newegg invoice and my bank statement) and the rebate was at the time of my purchase proudly displayed on the product page. Their rebate form states that the rebate eligibility period ran from the 7th to the 10th of May (I have a copy of it). Well, I bought it on the 7th, so what's the problem?
Their rebate info also plainly states that I had 30 days from the date of purchase to submit the paper documentation. Yet EVGA says I was outside of the rebate period. I bought it on the 7th, I submitted the claim online on the 9th. I mailed the documentation on the 12th. EVGA now says I'm not eligible to even resubmit the rebate, of course, because it was, they claim, outside of the rebate period. NO IT WASN'T!
Other Thoughts: Hope Newegg doesn't reject this review, because I stand by what I say here.
I have to save up for 2 months to buy stuff in this price range (I make less than 9,000 a year, so I try to make every dollar count). I've been buying their products for almost 7 years (brick & mortar stores mostly). I don't care that they provide some of THE best hardware with great warranty offers, I will never buy one of their products ever again. This attempt to save money by denying legitimate rebates to people turns my stomach.