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AeroCool X-Vision 5.25
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Simple setup, can remove sensors and cable connecters that aren't used, comes with spare sensors.

Cons: Stopped remembering fan and temperature settings after one week. Now, fans start at full power and all temperature alarms reset to 70 deg. 1 out of 3 power ups retain settings. LCD configured to be viewed with computer on floor. If you have it up on your desk and look directly at it... it is slightly harder to see. The alarm sound is very quiet, you have to be sitting at your desk to hear it. The speaker is soldered to the board, I don't think I can replace it with a louder buzzer.

Other Thoughts: Too much work to rip all the wires and and cables out for RMA back to Newegg. Temperature sensors and fan controllers still working, just doesn't keep fan settings or alarm settings on power down. Wish I could just replace a battery.

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ASUS Sabertooth X58 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggs very disappointed with ASUS 11/05/2011

This review is from: ASUS Sabertooth X58 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: Liked the "idea" of solid reliability and military grade specs.

Cons: 3 BAD BOARDS!!! First board could not remember CMOS settings after unplugging the computer from wall. New CMOS battery did not help. ASUS moderator advises not to unplug the computer or try saving the settings in the CMOS profile so it can be reloaded easily??? RMA'd. Second one had random POST problems after a week of use. Same problem as Ryan (10/20/2011) posted below. 1/10 startups does not POST and the CPU and DRAM LEDs are on. Only fix is to clear the CMOS. Spent hours on the ASUS forums and found this is a common problem believed to be related to the power supply. Users report that changing to an older power supply can help, but sometimes the problem returns. I'm running a Corsair HX850. Latest BIOS updates did not help. Build issue? RMA'd. 3rd board had fingerprints all over it. Looked like someone spilled soda on the bottom of the board... and bits of torn paper and a PINK 2mm round ball stuck to the sticky surface. Did not even plug it in. RMA'd for refund.

Other Thoughts: I've been a loyal ASUS user for 10 years. I tell everybody to use ASUS parts. I have a system I put together with an ASUS board and video card and is still running fine (did replace the video fan). I really wanted to get this to work but ASUS let me down. I was on the phone with ASUS support and I qualified for the "VIP" return program for some reason. Conclusion: I give them my credit card number so they can ship out a REFURBISHED board to me and I can ship my 1 week old board to them after I get their board. My credit card is used only if I don't return my board. Ended up buying an EVGA X58 Classified 3 and it worked fine out of the box using the SAME power supply and components. I don't know much about EVGA's motherboards, but I'll never buy an ASUS board again. The only thing that saved me from this nightmare was Newegg's support.

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Nippon Labs Black 1.5M 4.92 ft. eSATA Cable 3.0Gbps Male to Male I Shape for SATA I and SATA II Hard Drive Model ESATA-1.5M-BK
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Nice build, very solid. Works like a eSATA should work. Snaps in place.

Cons: None

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Jason R.'s Profile

Display Name: Jason R.

Date Joined: 10/10/02

  • Reviews: 7
  • Helpfulness: 4
  • First Review: 11/23/07
  • Last Review: 11/13/11
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