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Chris F.

Chris F.

Joined on 02/11/07

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Most Favorable Review

nice fan

MASSCOOL FD08025B1M3/4 80mm Cooling Fan
MASSCOOL FD08025B1M3/4 80mm Cooling Fan

Pros: good airflow for a reasonable noise level.

Cons: none

Overall Review: I have 4 of these in my case and it is still pretty quiet. They have all been running for 2 years without any problems.

everything a go

LITE-ON 24X DVD Writer 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model iHAS424-98 LightScribe Support
LITE-ON 24X DVD Writer 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model iHAS424-98 LightScribe Support

Pros: pretty quiet, fast, no skips.

Cons: none yet.

Overall Review: I would recommend or buy it again.

works

StarTech.com UUSBMUSBMF Micro USB to Mini USB 2.0 Adapter M/F
StarTech.com UUSBMUSBMF Micro USB to Mini USB 2.0 Adapter M/F

Pros: works as advertised, converts mini usb to micro usb. Connections seem solid.

Cons: none

Awesome value

Rosewill ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, Blue LED Fan, Black Steel & Plastic - BLACKBONE
Rosewill ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, Blue LED Fan, Black Steel & Plastic - BLACKBONE

Pros: Comparable to much higher priced cases. ATX fits well with room for XFX 8800 graphics. Front air filters are great! Comes with 2 fans (that are quiet). Black finish on inside. Comes with all the hardware you need. All hardware is blacked out so it looks nice. e-SATA on front. User friendly front panel design, mesh panels are easy to remove and install. Removing the front panel gives easy access to front fan (can change fan without removing hdd's).

Cons: Fans don't move a ton of air but they are really quiet. I think this is only because the adapter runs them on the low voltage setting so they spin relatively slow. As stated in other reviews the PSU holes are a little off but I was still able to get all the screws in without any modification.

Overall Review: Case looks good, clean lines and is not too flashy. Add a LED fan in the back or on the side and you have a eye-catching gaming rig. Or, swap out the front fan for one with no light and you have a clean, professional desktop case. Absolutely the best deal I have seen right now on a case. Would definitely recommend and/or buy again.

Great

ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO AM3 AMD 785G HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard
ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO AM3 AMD 785G HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard

Pros: Good layout, looks good, bios are pretty easy and there are lots of options. On-board stuff works in XP or Linux. SLI. Good build quality.

Cons: none

Overall Review: Still lots of stuff on this board I have not had a chance to play with yet. Would definitely recommend.

Good for what it is for

SPARKLE GeForce 8400 GS 512MB DDR3 PCI Low Profile Video Card SFPC84GS512U2LP
SPARKLE GeForce 8400 GS 512MB DDR3 PCI Low Profile Video Card SFPC84GS512U2LP

Pros: Works in Linux (ubuntu 8&9) out of box, XP drivers work. Good card for normal desktop use. Doesn't get too hot. No fans make it noiseless. Good price.

Cons: Not for gaming or high end workstation but I wouldn't expect to get that kind of performance from any standard PCI card.

Overall Review: Card was for my backup desktop, wanted something quiet that would perform well on day to day stuff, this card fit the bill perfect. Would recommend.