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This review is from: HooToo® HT-UH007 USB 3.0 HUB (4 Port, Bus-Powered, Built-in 1ft USB 3.0 Cable)
Pros: Good build quality - sturdy, thick cables.
Cons: Didn't work with my USB 3.0 flash drive.
Other Thoughts: I have a ADATA s102 32GB memory stick that doesn't work in this hub, at all. Not recognized. Tried it on my desktop PC and my Surface Pro. Normal USB 2.0 sticks works fine. It may be just my memory stick, that's why I didn't knock too many eggs off.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes
Pros: Cool, quiet. Fits in a Antec Sonata III case just fine. Right now temps are idling at 26C/78F on all cores (granted room is 64F right now), at full load it's at 53C running a Phenom II X4 955 at stock. No noise whatsoever, ever, even at full load.
Cons: Now I pinned down my PSU as a major noise maker, so need to shop for a new one of those now. Need to remove entire motherboard to install bracket. No way around this. I def. recommend doing this if you are doing a new build. Otherwise be prepared for a long project.
Other Thoughts: I didn't have any problems following the directions. The YouTube video is a must watch though. Some new (better) parts like a new fan latch system differer from the instructions/video. But all is needed is common sense to understand the changes. Just need to set aside a few HOURS of time to complete this project, and patience.
You will probably need to install the new heat sync outside of your case.
When I was removing the stock AMD cooler, the thermal paste glued on, fusing the CPU+heat sync together, so I figured the Mr. ZIF lever will hold my CPU in place if I put a little upward pressure. WRONG. The cooler + CPU lifted up at the same time. I did some googling and found out that I should have removed it while hot, at full load, and or gently rock the cooler back and fourth. CPU and Mr. ZIF system was fine, no bent pins, and locked back in place. Lesson learned.