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JUSTIN H.

JUSTIN H.

Joined on 08/10/11

Product Reviews
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Most Favorable Review

re-reviewing after windows updated

GIGABYTE Radeon RX VEGA 64  BLACK DirectX 12 GV-RXVEGA64-8GD-B 8GB 2048-Bit HBM2 PCI Express 3.0 x16 ATX Video Card
GIGABYTE Radeon RX VEGA 64 BLACK DirectX 12 GV-RXVEGA64-8GD-B 8GB 2048-Bit HBM2 PCI Express 3.0 x16 ATX Video Card

Pros: very good construction quality. dont have to feel shy about handling it. fan actually does decent job at cooling if you customize the overdrive option in amds suite. I have mine to 2000 rpm min and 4800 rpm max and I also adjusted target temp down some so heat is caught beforehand. oddly enough flashing the bios to watercooled edition seemed to help therms but ive recently flashed back once I got the fan moving faster. originally I thought the card was defective because I could only install gigabytes site driver version 17.30 without crashes or errors. this is because I was running windows 10 x64 pro version 10.0.10240 build 10240.. ancient lol. after I downloaded the iso and installed new creators update version of win10 the new amd drivers that fixed the random system hangs, version 17.11.1, installed fine. so no, the driver crash issue or the not_less_or_equal error bsod was not the rx vega. so that is a pro to me.

Cons: none.

Overall Review: I just wish I didnt have to upgrade windows 10 to enjoy good drivers.. but its not really amds fault. just how older win10 handles sm bus and other things. its a good buy if you are dedicated to troubleshooting to get it working. in cancelling my rma and glad it didnt have to come to that.

11/14/2017
Most Critical Review

Works fine but lacks end user features

8x4 Cable Modem Model MB7220 343 Mbps DOCSIS 30 Certified by Comcast XFINITY Time Warner Cable Cox BrightHouse and More No Wireless
8x4 Cable Modem Model MB7220 343 Mbps DOCSIS 30 Certified by Comcast XFINITY Time Warner Cable Cox BrightHouse and More No Wireless

Pros: Works with comcast as describes

Cons: Modem firmware has no user options for custom dns servers or anything important.

Overall Review: Id suggest another modem unless you simply want it to work and dont care how it works.

Dream Board

GIGABYTE X570 AORUS XTREME AMD Ryzen 3000 PCIe 4.0 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.2 AMD X570 E-ATX Motherboard
GIGABYTE X570 AORUS XTREME AMD Ryzen 3000 PCIe 4.0 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.2 AMD X570 E-ATX Motherboard

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

Overall Review: Works flawlessly with F4-4000C18D-64GTZN Trident Z Neo RAM and AMD 3950x processor. I look forward to more boards of this quality in the future!

Stable and Fast 64gig Kit

G.SKILL Trident Z Neo Series 64GB (2 x 32GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 4000 (PC4 32000) Intel XMP 2.0 Desktop Memory Model F4-4000C18D-64GTZN
G.SKILL Trident Z Neo Series 64GB (2 x 32GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 4000 (PC4 32000) Intel XMP 2.0 Desktop Memory Model F4-4000C18D-64GTZN

Pros: Easy 4GHZ, Customizeable RGB, Great for HBCC Memory Segment feature on AMD Vega 64

Overall Review: Works flawlessly on Gigabyte x570 Xtreme board with AMD 3950x processor using xmp profile for 4k.

Good router, dont flash

Asus AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router with MU-Mimo, Aimesh for Mesh WIFI System, Aiprotection Network Security Powered by Trend Micro, Adaptive Qos and Parental Control (RT-AC1900P)
Asus AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router with MU-Mimo, Aimesh for Mesh WIFI System, Aiprotection Network Security Powered by Trend Micro, Adaptive Qos and Parental Control (RT-AC1900P)

Pros: Plethora of options and features, looks sexy

Cons: Doesnt take wrt flashes very well

Overall Review: Great buy if you can resist trying to flash. Dont remember if it supported dns over tls or not.

followup review for those needn backplate

Thermaltake NiC C5 (CLP0608) 120mm Untouchable CPU Cooler
Thermaltake NiC C5 (CLP0608) 120mm Untouchable CPU Cooler

Pros: great cooling. used it on my phenom 975 and currently use it on ryzen 7 1800x.

Cons: none for what it does and what is required to do what it does. size and noise just comes with function.

Overall Review: for those needing the backplate for AM4, it is for sale on the manufacturers website. neweggs old listing used to say that. idk why this new listing doesn't. the backplate is an extra 5 or 10 dollars. EDIT: Here is the link to Thermaltakes bracket product page for anyone that needs it. https://ttpremium.com/product/frio-silentnicriing-silent-12-series-am4-bracket/

12/15/2018