Joined on 11/19/07
Pros: I set this up in about 5 minutes, it was very easy. With WPA security I can get a steady 270Mbps accross my appartment. Nice rebate. My PC has a 802.11n adapter and my Labtop has 802.11b/g. Both have had no signal drops yet.
Cons: It is very light and feels like if it was dropped it would shatter inside, so don't plan on throwing it agains the wall. If you want to do that get a LinkSys.
Overall Review: Comes with software that allows you to set up you home network with file and print shares and all that stuff if you want.
Good Little Case
Pros: Small and cheap. I like the blue LED light. Lots of vents for airflow. Powersupply worked for me right off the bat. I also fit a 2nd DVD drive in mine, but I'm using a micro motherboard.
Cons: Metal is flimsy but the case with power supply is 35 bucks, what else do you want?
Overall Review: Just don't drop it or hit it with a hammer and you'll be all set.
Pros: This stuff is keeping my Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0Ghz at 22-25 degrees with a 10 dollar Spire CPU fan. You use a surprisingly small amount and it does the trick. There are great directions with pictures on their website.
Cons: 4.99 for shipping?!?
Overall Review: It came in a huge ziplock baggie.
Take the chance
Pros: After reading all the reviews about doa's I still took the chance and I'm glad I did. No problems for now and I can barely hear it running. Vista rated it 5.6.
Cons: No box, but wrapped pretty will with bubble wrap.
Overall Review: All you get is the HD so make sure you have your cables.
Testing it out
Pros: Great price. Square heatsink to fit a square cpu. Some cpu fans have circular heatsinks which doesn't make sense to me. Easy install with quality screws. Looks and feels like it is put together nicely. I'm running an Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0GHz even though the specs say it isn't supported. I figured for the price why not test it out and so far it has keeps it at 20-22 degrees. I haven't really pushed it yet but I have a feeling this puppy will handle it.
Cons: A lot of preapplied greese that I had to wipe off because I wanted to use Artic Silver 5.
Overall Review: Cooler Master Centurion 541 Mini Tower, 3 case fans, Intel 3.0GHz Core 2 Duo (no overclock) with Artic Silver 5.