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Pros: I've had this case for almost four years now, it's been through three motherboard upgrades, a watercooling install, and it now holds 4 hard drives. I run Gentoo Linux, OSX, Windows 8.1, and a flavor of the month partition on a hard drive that I also use as general storage for all the operating systems to share.
The original fans that came with the case still run strong, the airflow keeps my hard drives cool, and it was stupidly easy to install a custom designed koolance watercooling loop that includes northbridge, gpu, and cpu with a nice thick xc radiator on the top.
With all this I still feel like I've only used up about half of the room this case provides for. It provides it in style and the case is very sturdy. There is great torsional strength and after all these years it is rock solid with no give or flex from any corner.
The only thing I really have to say outside of constructive opinion is THANK YOU coolermaster! Thank you for designing and building this big beautiful case that has carried me for years. It's one of the finest I've ever used and they have completely tool-less installation for pci-e slots and hard drive additions.
Cons: There is a downside to this case, if you have a very dusty home or have kids and a pet the dust will be drawn right in and concentrate on the parts you wish to cool the most. About every 2 months I open the lid, take a few things out and dust dust dust. If you don't you'll risk your fans and generate extra unwanted heat. This case is also not very friendly for dust filters, so much of it is open and the fans draw in so much that finding a good way to generate a positive pressure inside the case and filtering the air entry points would be very challenging.
Aside from the dust issues I can't think of any cons.
Other Thoughts: Given that this case took a very custom watercooling loop, I'm very impressed.
For reference I used a Koolance 380i cpu block, two vid nxttn gpu blocks, an HX-240XC radiator with four fans on it in a push/pull configuration, and an RP-1250 pump integrated bayres in a 5.25" bay slot. I have been able to overclock the CPU to 4.7GHz comfortably as well as overclocking two GTX 780's each with a 150Mhz overclock on the gpu core. My temps at an ambient temp of around 22C I have the loop at a steady 28C under full load both gpu's and cpu loaded.
This case afforded the custom loop extremely well, and the space inside the case allows you to just put such a loop on display to get nice "ooohs" and "ahhhhs" from any visitors you'd like to show the setup to.
Unless this case just falls apart, which it shows no signs of doing, I'll probably keep it until they stop making ATX motherboards.
I love this thing.
Pros: Corsair supports their products, and excellent performance.
Not much I can say here, but it is getting very easy to setup a high frequency set of ram. I just enable the XMP in EFI and you're rockin and rolling.
In the cons section I point out that I had a stick go bad on me, but Corsair turns this con into a pro as they sent out an advance replacement very quickly. I sent my bad stick to them and all was well. They advanced a brand new kit with two new sticks as well, not just "the faulty part". I appreciated that.
Cons: I had a stick go bad on me. After about two months I started getting bsod's and odd crashes. I ran memtest from a thumbdrive and it found one of my sticks to be bad.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Relatively high performance. This seems to be a lot similar to when I bought a GTX 570. I'm hoping for a lot of longevity. eVGA also keeps their own engineering teams pretty active when updating their utilities for their graphics cards. So far, this card behaves like a couple of 680's in SLI. I won't go into the benchmarks as those are available in multitudes across other websites.
One thing I will mention was the prices at the time I purchased in November 2013, nVidia had just cut prices as their 780ti had debuted and they faced pressure from ATI with their next generation lineup. This gave probably one of the best bang-for-buck situations I've seen in a few years, and if you can get a good deal on one of these vs the ATI sets I would highly recommend it.
I am not biased against ATI either, I just found the situation very favorable.
Another thing worth mentioning is that I have a high upload speed on my internet connection (10mbps) and the GXP Twitch integration has been flat out awesome. When doing multiplayer stuff, MOBA, or raiding in WoW it's been extremely helpful to have Twitch streaming built into the nVidia software. Shadowplay is also fantastic and works excellent.
Cons: The price would be the only thing I care to complain about. These high end graphics cards are more expensive than a PS4. Granted this graphics card is a 3.9 TFLOPS GPU and the PS4 has an aggregate performance of 1.8 TFLOPS, I guess you are getting what you pay for.
Other Thoughts: With the current development of games and their primary SKU's being the new consoles, this graphics card will carry you all the way through until next gen consoles come out (presuming they do another generation of hardware as opposed to thin clients that connect to a massive cloud based service).READ FULL REVIEW