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This review is from: ASRock H81 Pro BTC LGA 1150 Intel H81 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: 1. Very cheap.
2. Full working slots without any modding.
3. Dedicated PCI-E power boost using on-board dual molex power feeds.
Cons: It's ASRock, which is generally cheaper quality than motherboards made by Gigabyte and MSI which are common for this type of tasks, but it does the job nicely.
Other Thoughts: I use this for the advertised purpose, which is GPU mining, and I can safely say this basically just replaced my often used favorites, the MSI GD65 and Gigabyte UD3 motherboard variant due to great pricing and featureset for the intended purpose.
Also worthy to mention is that the H61 version of this board will support socket 1155 CPUs which are ultimately cheaper, making the total GPU/compute rig rig even cheaper.
Pros: After running them for several months at near full load I can say that this is a very capable power supply, and can can actually output nearly 1,200w with no issues. High quality build and never had an issue with several units.
Cons: None really, maybe the brightly colored orange power plug and not being fully modular.
Other Thoughts: Got half a dozen of these units for specialized power intensive computing tasks and they have not failed yet after months of 24/7 use, would recommend.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: This case is very good for such a price for my uses (home server).
I was able to remove the entire front bays, reposition the power/usb bracket vertically, and install 3x hotswap cages to accommodate 12 hard drives, saving hundreds of dollars without any permanent modification to the chassis.
The case is very solid with no flex, plenty of cooling options, and you can fit nearly any server motherboard.
Cons: The plastic removable hard drive trays are junk, just take the entire assembly out and replace them with a better one such as a proper hotswap cage.
The case is a bit large depth-wise so do some measurements before buying.