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This review is from: BYTECC Model SATA-118C 18" Serial ATA-150/300 Cable w/Locking Latch
Pros: Nice quality with springs at each end for solid connections.
Other Thoughts: I replaced some cheapo wires with these. The springs help keep the ends solidly attached with good connection. Works exactly as desired. I recommend.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Large capacity, easy to install. Higher-end model.
Cons: It's just a bare drive, no frills or software or directions. So be confident in your ability to use it without many goodies. Some people have complained it's noisy. Well yes, you can hear it clicking around during operation but I've never considered it unusual or bothersome. It sounds pretty solid to me.
Other Thoughts: Replaced a 4-year old WD black 1TB with this black 2TB. The downloadable WD edition Acronis imaging software worked flawlessly and it was super easy to swap this drive in my computer. I've owned several WD drives and never had one fail. Maybe lucky but I'm happy. It was well wrapped with a very cushy air bag inside a box. Drive had a sealed anti-static bag around it as well with a desiccant bag.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Working at 1064 clock speed. Untried at 1600 rated speed but may work just fine.
Cons: Not verified at full 1600 clock speed but may work just fine there.
Other Thoughts: I gotta tell you, I had trouble with these at 1600 clock speed. I thought it was bad RAM. But it may work per my comments: Motherboard maker supported overclocking to that RAM speed. What was not made clear at that time almost 4 years ago (except for one single online post out of hundreds) is that for an x58 chipset system the overclock works adjusting the core multiplier. If you get the RAM speed by adjusting the uncore speed then some hardware on the motherboard will lock up because that clock controls other functions that can't handle it. Even the motherboard maker did not mention this and just said the ram speed was "supported". Believe me I looked everywhere for documented clues. I had hard freezes at uncores of 2793 and above intermittently for months and tried many fixes. Running now at stock mainboard specifications and it works fine, but ram is lower than rated speed. I don't want to overclock my cpu so I did not try increasing the core multiplier to get the rated RAM speed. Probably works fine. Minus 1 egg because nobody mentioned the little clocking trap (Maker of mainboard or RAM should know this). Personally I put this error on the mainboard maker.READ FULL REVIEW