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XION XON-720P mATX/ ITX Slim Desktop Case, USB 3.0, 5 in 1 Card-reader, 300W PSU, White_Retail
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: If I have to choose the pros for this case it would have to be the price and the size of the case. Not many Pros on this one.

Cons: Like others have stated this case is flimsy. Power Supply is very proprietary and I hope it doesn't fail. I hate the location of the power supply plug. It forces you to use this case vertically. If you ever want to use this case horizontally on a desk you will not like it b/c the cord will be hanging out the side of the case. I hate the harddrive mounting location. Very frustrating. Not alot of room for many extra wires or additional fans if needed. I build this for a customer and this is the style she wanted so she loved the size of the case and how light it was. But there is no way I would buy this case again for my personal use. System is very quiet though and did not get hotter than 35 celcius.

Other Thoughts: Intel Pentium G3220 Haswell 3.0GHz LGA 1150
ASRock H87M Pro4 LGA 1150 Intel H87
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB 240-Pin DDR3
Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache
ASUS 24X DVD Burner

Installed rapid storage driver from CD for the ASRock H87M mobo and it disables windows update. I didn't figure this out till after I formatted and installed Win7 64bt again.

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Cooler Master GeminII S524 - CPU Cooler with Aluminum Fins and 5 Heatpipes
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Its a little quieter than the stock AM3 fan I was using. Lowered temps by 10 degrees F.

Cons: Instructions are hideous throw them away. Instructions have very small print and was very difficult to read. I had to take pic with cell phone and then zoom in to see the pics and then install went pretty easily. Not as easy to install in a smaller case but it can be done.

Other Thoughts: used it for a AMD Phenom II x4 965 and the temps lowered and its quieter.

Note to Manufacturer Cooler Master:
Use a larger font on your instruction sheet. Take as much pride in your instructions as you do in your product. If people can't read it then you might as well not even include them in the box.

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Cooler Master GeminII M4 - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

3 out of 5 eggs Quieter than Stock... 07/24/2013

This review is from: Cooler Master GeminII M4 - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes

Pros: It's small and fits inside a SLIM case. Used it for a AM3 mobo and temps are no different than stock heatsink and fan. It's just alot quieter.

Cons: Instructions are hideous. Throw them away. Writing on instructions sheet is so small I had to take a pic on my phone and blow it up to see exactly how you installed it. You can install it just by looking at the pics. Temps no different than stock.

Other Thoughts: May mount another 120mm fan on top of this one.

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Display Name: Robert M.

Date Joined: 03/29/05

  • Reviews: 16
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  • First Review: 12/09/05
  • Last Review: 04/03/14
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