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Andrew G.

Andrew G.

Joined on 02/02/13

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ASUS - 17.3" - Intel Core i7 5th Gen 5500U (2.40GHz) - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M - 8 GB DDR3L - 1TB HDD - Windows 8.1 64-Bit - Gaming Laptop (X751LX-DB71 )
ASUS - 17.3" - Intel Core i7 5th Gen 5500U (2.40GHz) - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M - 8 GB DDR3L - 1TB HDD - Windows 8.1 64-Bit - Gaming Laptop (X751LX-DB71 )

Pros: IPS display GTX 950 is enough for the casual games I play (Civ 5, Company of Heroes.etc) Broadwell i7 is no slouch Free upgrade to Windows 10

Cons: Poor battery life, around 2/3 hours surfing the web

Overall Review: Overall, this is a good laptop and I will update it if any problems arise

ok

NVIDIA GIFT Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
NVIDIA GIFT Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Pros: I sent a tank, a sheep, a horse and a bear into space using balloons. Then I played Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and it was pretty fun.

Cons: none

No Complaints

Thermaltake Core V21 Black Extreme Micro ATX Cube Chassis CA-1D5-00S1WN-00
Thermaltake Core V21 Black Extreme Micro ATX Cube Chassis CA-1D5-00S1WN-00

Pros: Got it $40 with rebate Looks nice Front fan moves a lot of air and is quiet Magnetic dust filters are a nice touch

Cons: I felt the manual was a bit lacking in some areas but I had no problems.

Good

ASRock H97M Pro4 LGA 1150 Intel H97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
ASRock H97M Pro4 LGA 1150 Intel H97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: Looks good Cheap No Problems with installation

Cons: No M2 socket, but I didn't need or want one anyway

Fine

Cooler Master GeminII M4 - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes
Cooler Master GeminII M4 - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes

Pros: Keeps my two Xeon E5-2630v3s cool in a 2U case.

Cons: none

Great

Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 Haswell-EP 2.4 GHz 8 x 256KB L2 Cache 20MB L3 Cache LGA 2011-3 85W BX80644E52630V3 Server Processor
Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 Haswell-EP 2.4 GHz 8 x 256KB L2 Cache 20MB L3 Cache LGA 2011-3 85W BX80644E52630V3 Server Processor

Pros: 8 cores, works with ASUS dual-cpu motherboards

Cons: none

Overall Review: Bought two of these for a sever and have complaints yet