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This review is from: Thermaltake Level 10 GT (VN10001W2N) Black Steel SECC / Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case with Four Fans-1x 200mm Colorshift side fan, 1x 200mm Colorshift top fan, 1x 200mm Colorshift front fan and 1x 140mm rear fan
Pros: Plenty of room, quiet stock fans, easy to remove bay slots, good room in the back for cable management.
Was able to fit a 270mm XSPC Reservoir, pump, 420mm radiator and cpu/gpu blocks with room to spair.
Cons: The biggest: The SATA bus. More in Other Thoughts.
Others: wish the rest of the front pannel USB were all 3.0, no auto adjustable program into the stock fan controller, locking key can be kind of weird sometimes.
Other Thoughts: If you read any of the other reviews, it is apparent that the SATA bus has a high chance of going bad. Mine was DOA. Now, normally I don't condone poor rating based off a DOA, but this volume of people is kind of ridiculous. Not to mention that I over-looked that it only does SATA 2 which bottlenecks my SSD. I imagine RMA-ing this single piece is not possible and to have to send an entire case back that has been liquid cooled now just for the SATA bus is dumb. So, you can just unscrew the 6 screws on the back of the adapter that holds the SATA bus and just directly hard-wire it.
For most this isn't a big deal but it was one of the key features about this case that made me choose it over other candidates. For a case this expensive, even on sale, I would hold it to a certain standard that the price point hopes to deliver.
Pros: *Rocks at high bandwidth capabilities.
*Has connected up to 25 devices at one time for me without a serious performance hit.
*Has capabilities for multiple wireless networks with their own SSIDs with the option of keeping the networks separate or able to connect devices between them. (Basic industry level BSS/ESS/SSID Technology).
*Sleek and pretty design makes it nice to display.
I have owned this router for nearly two years and have not experienced a single issue. I even installed the wrong firmware update and broke it myself only to find out that the recovery instructions were easy to follow and made it a simple fix. ASUS really did it this time. I never knew they made home routers, and now I know they do it well. I've always trusted ASUS since I started in the tech industry and they have yet to let me down.
Cons: *QoS doesn't really work on low bandwidth networks. I would not recommend using it unless you have at least a 5mbsp connection but that isn't really ASUS's fault, it is the ISP's. The router is really meant to be in a small business with high bandwidth anyways.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Quiet when Idle, runs most games alone like Metro Last Light and Skyrim on max settings with no hiccups, came with EVGA stickers and seal to make your case look official. The card performs well and the benchmark software that came with the card put it at about 30-40 FPS, which isn't bad. Might get a matching one to SLI them together. Came with free games durring the nVidia Holiday Promo which is always a plus. Comes with overclocking software if your into using it, I just use the basic settings.
Cons: The only cons that I can think of is something that doesn't really bother me as much but may bother others is that the fans dynamically change speed and when it is really working it can sometimes sound pretty loud but not unbearable. It isn't like it is really avoidable, though. If you want good quality, it's going to need good cooling.
Another con I've found is more of nVidia's fault. As of this comment I wouldn't say all the kinks are worked out in the drivers. I've had it crash a few times and a couple times it even asked me to lower my OS graphical settings to increase performance. A simple reinstall fixed it which some of the software that comes with the card makes that an easy click or two.
Other then that, no cons yet.
Other Thoughts: For the price, it's not a bad card at all. It's comparable to the cards that are in the PS4 and Xbox One. It was definitely a good choice in upgrading and it was a good price to boot.READ FULL REVIEW
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