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Pros: Good 120MM fans.
Not loud at all.
Cons: None, yet.
Other Thoughts: I purchased four of these fans in May 2013 which two are on a cooler master hyper 212 evo, another pushes air out the rear of my case. the forth fan is a backup fan in the event of bearing, fan, failure. The system runs around four hours a day and after five months the bearings are starting to go out in the rear fan. It's still running and may last several years in this condition. Waiting for it to cease up before replacing it with the backup.
I can recommend these fans without a doubt, the other two I've not had a single problem from, two are pwm controlled while the rear fan runs at 1,300 constantly to push out the warm air. I did remove one egg because the fan started to fail within one year.
Pros: Very low profile allows for larger heat sinks without any issues. Everything seems to run fine for me, most times.
Cons: See other thoughts.
Other Thoughts: I think it's just me, but after 60 hours of testing with memtest86+ I cannot run all 4x4GB sticks in my Gigabyte G1 Sniper M3 motherboard without, 0x50 page fault in none paged memory, blue screens.
The memory has tested fine, one stick at a time, and in different slots, without any errors. Every stick passed 19-21 times.
So while I paid for 16GB's, I can only use 8GB's. Looking for a 2x8GB set now.
Pros: 64MB cache, but only 5,400 RPM. Price is also really good.
Cons: I have not found any cons yet.
Other Thoughts: I have two of these hard drives as storage drives in my newest computer build. The specs and more information follows.
I5 5670K, Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO,
Gigabyte M3 Sniper G1 motherboard MATX,
Sapphire 7870 XT 2GB,
16GB DDR 3 1600, 9/9/9 timings, low profile,
One, 120GB SSD boot drive,
two, WD green 2TB storage drives,
Lian Li, PC-K62 case,
Antec 650 WATT Earthworks PSU,
Three Rosewill Hyperborea 120MM CPU push/pull, rear exhaust fans,
Three Cooler Master R4-L4S 140MM blue LED case, intake fans.
Razer Black widow Ultimate 2013 keyboard, Razer 3.5G death adder mouse.
Overall I assumed the 5,400 RPM versions of the mechanical hard disk drives would cause performance issues since I am a more serious gamer, not exactly casual or hardcore.
I was surprised to see generally fast load times in my games, BF3, Euro Truck Sim, Tomb Raider, Sim City, ARMA II CO and DayZ, the list is very long.
I have really not noticed the load times being any longer than they were on my older 750GB WD boot/storage drive in my older Sata I system. Mind you both the SSD and the primary 2TB storage drives are running on Sata III connections.
The other WD green 2TB drive is a backup drive mainly. But I will say it was ordered via another online retailer and has older firmware compared to the exact same one I purchased from newegg.
Everything listed above are the reasons I am giving this product five eggs. Also, everything I ordered for this build worked perfectly, nothing was DOA. Another plus for newegg and the manufacturers of the purchased products. :)
Display Name: Jerry J.
Date Joined: 02/22/09
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