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This review is from: CORSAIR CX series CX430 430W 80 PLUS BRONZE Active PFC ATX12V & EPS12V Power Supply
Pros: It's about as inexpensive as you can get a really decent single 12 volt rail PSU that's capable of running a reasonably decent CPU and video card for gaming and mid range productivity. Stable rails, clean power. If you are building a system with a CPU around the 100 watt TDP range and pairing it with a graphics card that only requires a single six pin power connection, I'd say this is plenty of overhead for that build. Runs fairly quiet.
Cons: The eight pin motherboard connector could be just a tad longer, that connection is always a challenge if you are trying to do tidy cable management. Capable of crossfire or SLI, but I would not recommend it, stick with a single card in the range of a R7 260X or Radeon 7850 and you should be just fine.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Great image quality. Reasonably priced. White bezel looks fantastic on my desktop. Multiple HDMI inputs.
Cons: The menu system isn't as intuitive as I have seen on other monitors. The speakers are garbage, not even worth the fifty cents ASUS spent to include them.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Definitive Technology StudioMonitor 350 Bookshelf/Stand Mount Speaker (Black) Pair
Pros: This is a wonderful sounding pair of bookshelf speakers. They are a true full range audio solution for someone that has limited space to work with. The 8" radiator helps this speakers attain lows that most speakers in this size and class can't match. It's tweeter is not overly bright or "shouty". Makes a good choice for two channel music systems where the user would rather not have to augment with a powered sub.
Cons: To Respond to David S. concern. Despite being reasonably efficient, this is not the kind of speaker you would drive with a cheap 12.5 watt class D amp like you find in the Nexus Q. A poor power source can and will lead to the demise of a speaker like this. If you intend to drive these beauty's, please consider a quality amplifier. I'm using an Onkyo stereo receiver that delivers 50 real full range watts per channel into 8 ohms at less than .009% total harmonic distortion. You will want a similar spec, and honestly it's not that hard to come by, my receiver costs less than $200 many places online. Please don't saddlebag these baby's with a lousy class D amplifier, you are doing yourself a huge disservice.READ FULL REVIEW