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David B.

David B.

Joined on 01/11/07

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Great product

PowerColor RED DEVIL Golden Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 CrossFireX Support ATX Video Card AXRX 580 8GBD5-3DHG/OC
PowerColor RED DEVIL Golden Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 CrossFireX Support ATX Video Card AXRX 580 8GBD5-3DHG/OC

Pros: Be sure to read the detailed specifications. It is a 3 slot card, meaning most normal video cards now a days are 2. Not an issue for me.

Cons: Out of stock most of the time.

Great video card, but....

Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 580 4GB GDDR5 PCI-E Dual HDMI / DVI-D / Dual DP w/ Backplate (UEFI)
Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 580 4GB GDDR5 PCI-E Dual HDMI / DVI-D / Dual DP w/ Backplate (UEFI)

Pros: Works as expected, pretty fast for games or mining

Cons: This card is not a 2 slot card slot, it is too wide. Plus with the backing plate you can't really put it beside another video card on the other side, as there is not enough room for air flow.

Great video card

Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 580 8GB GDDR5 PCI-E Dual HDMI / DVI-D / Dual DP w/ Backplate SPECIAL EDITION (UEFI), 100411NT+8GSEL
Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 580 8GB GDDR5 PCI-E Dual HDMI / DVI-D / Dual DP w/ Backplate SPECIAL EDITION (UEFI), 100411NT+8GSEL

Pros: Works as expected with minor overclock it suited my needs exactly

Cons: This card is NOT A 2 SLOT card. If you try to install two of these, in a 4 slot space, won't fit. The only reason for the one egg off. It should say it is a 3 slot card in the description like other cards I have purchased recently. I mean, look at the stock photo, the blue fan shroud is obviously past the 2 slot bracket.

Antec TPQ-1200 VS EVGA

EVGA Classified SR-2 100-PS-1200-GR 1200W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
EVGA Classified SR-2 100-PS-1200-GR 1200W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Pros: Nice power supply, I assume as it is the same as the ANTEC TPQ-1200!

Cons: None, other than being $140 more for THE SAME PRODUCT!

Overall Review: While I am sure the EVGA is a good unit, the Antec model is $140 CHEAPER (as of this writing) and is the SAME UNIT! Look at the picture of the side of the box/powersupply. Even the label on both say ANTEC TPQ-1200! The EVGA one has the EVGA text beside the regular Antec one! THe ratings are the same, as are the knobs on the back.

Great product

Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: I see lots of people questioning why to get specific Raid Edition drives versus 'regular' drives, and I can sum it up for you, 5 YEAR WARRANTY. Most regular drives are 2-3 years max. Also, RE drives are NOT specific for RAID0, and running RAID0 for your boot or only drive is asking for trouble, unless you use expensive SSD drives.

Cons: Other than a little noiser than regular or 'green' drives, none.

Overall Review: Get these for peace of mind.