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ZOTAC GF9300-G-E LGA 775 NVIDIA GeForce 9300 HDMI Mini ITX Intel Motherboard
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: OK, Hve had this for several months, though only got it built-out a month ago.

Very nice all-in-one type of mini-itx. Running a C2 2.5Ghz on it, not overclocked. Running Windows Server 2008 R2, and its about as fast as my E6750 2.6Ghz system on an Abit IP-35e.

Cons: GPU does run hot, mine came with one of the plastic pushpins on the gpu sink stripped. Replaced with a nylon washer from HD, and its solid, though still rather warm.

I've had a couple of issues with it locking out at either screen saver start, or something. I can hear it sound the 'ta da' wav when I try to Ctrl-Alt-Del back in, however blank screen saver window stays up. Not sure if this is an OS issue, or the gpu maybe getting too warm.
Consider getting a decent active cooling gpu fan, or a cpu fan that will blow a little air to the side onto the gpu sink.

Other Thoughts: This was one of the Rev. 0 boards, so hopefully many of the minor issues are resolved. I believe wake on USB has been solved in the latest BIOS, even though it does not say so in the change notes.

I bought this for use as an HTPC/browsing box for the living room. Hoping it will play some light games like L4D. Of course, the x16 PCI slot will take cheap 4850 if need be.

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GIGABYTE 3D Mercury Pro GZ-FW1CA-AJB Black Aluminum ATX Full Tower Computer Case
  • Owned For: more than 1 year

Pros: Works, fan control, helps OC my C2 2.6 to 3.6 at ~50c under load

Cons: It is a little large, however if you have a lot of drives it is what you want anyways.
A few too many LED's for my taste.

Other Thoughts: Have had no problems with this in the past year. You may want to wait until Black Friday and see if they go on sale again. I think $250 is a better, fairer price.
Remeber, you are getting an Aluminum case, decent PSU, the block and radiator are decent as well. You also get a plxiglass window along with a metal screen type one.

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SUPER TALENT Pico_C 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Model STU32GPCS
  • Owned For: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Wait for the gold! 10/14/2009

This review is from: SUPER TALENT Pico_C 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Model STU32GPCS

Pros: I have the current 8GB, its been on my keyring for the past year+. No problems, corruption.

I am waiting for the Gold one, as they had for the 4GB I believe. Its on Super's website, just need NewEgg to stock it.

Cons: Newegg only carries the silver coler

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Fred K.'s Profile

Display Name: Fred K.

Date Joined: 04/05/06

  • Reviews: 3
  • Helpfulness: 1
  • First Review: 10/14/09
  • Last Review: 11/09/09
  • Most Favorable Review: 4 out of 5 eggs
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