Date Joined: 08/04/05
Pros: As described
Overall Review: Cables came to me as described and as pictured. Mine did have hooks, so you'll have to depress the button to disengage them in order to remove the cable. Plenty of length for my application and good plated. Happy with these cables.
Pros: Mechanical keys
Very sturdy construction
LED (if you enjoy that)
Overall Review: I like having a minimal footprint keyboard. I mainly game and do not need a number pad on the right side of my keyboard. This keyboard fits my needs. The construction is very sturdy as well, having a nice weight to it. While I am not into all of the RGB lighting in the sense of my entire case, I do enjoy the 'dancing' lights this keyboard offers. They add a bit of 'life' to my build.
Pros: Nice LED pattern
Cons: One of my fans has a 'click' to it (-1 egg)
Overall Review: Overall I like these fans. I like the LED strips vs the 4-bulb models some fans use. The blades and frames all feel sturdy. Not the highest quality but good enough. One of my fans already has a tad bit of a 'click' in it when running, but you honestly have to be next to it and lostening for it. I already have my case built and am just too lazy to chsnge it. The other fan, very quiet. Has rubber pads in the frames to dampen vibration. Overall I am happy with these fans and would buy again.
Pros: Works well with AMD
Heat spreaders work well and look nice
No LED (for those who enjoy that)
Cons: None, just ensure you check QVL's before you buy
Overall Review: Great RAM for AMD or Intel builds. Just ensure your CPU/mobo combo can run this speed/4-stick configuration to speed by checking the QVL of your mobo manufacturer. Will continue to trust G Skill.
Pros: Very sturdy
Overall Review: This is a great stand for triple monitors. I also like how there are a few holes to store the included hex wrenches on the base to ensure convinient access in the case of an adjustment. I am happy with this purchase.
Pros: Powerful performance
Looks super sleek
Cons: Very large card (~2.5 slots, ~12 inch length)
Overall Review: I decided to get this card when I made the choice to go with a 3-monitor set-up. I needed something with 3 display ports, 8gb or more, as well as being robust in other stats like shaders and clock speed. Between price and stats this fit the bill. I am very glad I went with this GPU. Runs most of the games I play (Guild Wars 2, Skyrim, Tomb Raider, Borderlands 2, Resident Evil 2 and 3) at 5760x1080, 144hz, 60+fps on max/near max settings. It performs amazingly! It even looks amazing. Another reviewer said it looks loke a Cadillac, and they were not lying. It's gorgeous! Add in a fair price as well as some other free software during a promotional period and this card is a steal. You won't regret this one!
Pros: Free games
Overall Review: I like free games.
Pros: Tons of storage
Quick transfer speeds
Cons: A tad pricey
Overall Review: With the cable out of the drive this is about the size of a man's wallet, which makes it very portable. This drive offers plenty of space for backing things up safely, or transferring from one device to another. Great buy!
Pros: Minimal resources used
Overall Review: I have used eset many times in the past, and will continue to do so. Great, affordable protection without sacrificing performance.
Cons: Only works with SD cards
Overall Review: Amazing card reader. I was going to get a front bezel card reader, but after seeing the price and reviews of this, as well as realizing you can use it with all of your devices, I went with this. Glad I did. If you have SD cards that you may need to transfer data to a pc, this is an amazing option. You can even lend it to a friend!
Pros: Plenty of length before and after split
Not too stiff or flimsy
Overall Review: I bought three of these so I could run my nine case fans on my three motherboard headers. While it stinks you can only get one fan reading, these cables allowed me to clean up the mess inside my tower by running my cables behind the motherboard as well as using two less molex cables from my modular PSU. Airflow in my case is great and looks clean when I have to open it.
Pros: Multiple fins for lots of surface area
Mulitiple pads for different applications
Overall Review: As others have stated ensure you measure clearance between other components in your computer. Also the silicone bands on mine did not seem loose, but just right. I looked at cheaper options but glad I spent the extra money on this heatsink versus others. It is cooling a 2TB Firecuda and I want it to last a loooooooong time.
Pros: Delivers what I need
Overall Review: Great PSU for those of us with a modest build.
Pros: 3 great games for free
Cons: not one...
Pros: Power/price ratio, came with 3 free games, rebate
Cons: can't play my games at max (but very close)
Overall Review: I am using this card on an aged system (am3 quad core CPU and 4 GB DDR2 ram) to play Guild Wars 2, Skyrim, and a few other games. It's doing well for my limited needs. I soon may upgrade the whole system, and am debating cross firing this with another, or possibly getting a higher end card. Still, if you are looking for a good mid-range card, this one is great!
*not a hard-core overclocker, but this card can be pushed a little further than stock.
Pros: Price, shipping cost, works
Pros: Good price, compact size (why I bought it), still kickin', alt key is a tad more to the right (comfort)
Cons: function keys are little, overused keys will have letters rubbed off eventually, NumLk on boot can cause wrong password
Overall Review: I bought this keyboard so I could play games (Guild Wars, Skyrim, Borderlands) while having my Nostromo N52 and my trackball together on my keyboard shelf. This keyboard did the job. I also have rage fits here and there and this thing has taken a hit or two. The only issues I truly have with it is some of the keys are a bit small for my fat fingers, and that a few of the letters (S,D,C) are fading away, but do understand those keys are used alot in the games I play and I also forget to cut my nails routinely (hence why the writing on my poor "C" key is totally gone). Other than that this keyboard is an amazing bang for the buck.
Overall Review: These cards do not need crossfire bridges to operate in crossfire. If you put 2 or more into your computer they will still run in crossfire using your choice of software (ATI tool, Catalyst Control Center).
Pros: Great price, easy to install, plays my PS2 with no noticable lag.
Cons: none that I am aware of.
Overall Review: I bought this because I do not own a TV but wanted to play my PS2 and Wii on my computer. there was no lag from any of my games with this card.
Pros: great wall mount with the ability to turn/swivel the monitor a good deal of useful angles
Cons: could've used 4 screw holes for the wall mount instead of two
Overall Review: does what i need it to do nicely. would get another if i decide to buy a third monitor ( which would also neccesitate a new PSU and GPU)
Pros: good cable overall but...
Cons: not 100% working
Overall Review: After almost one year of thinking it was my DVD drive not burning right, I found out that this cable was to blame. I stuck in a new cable and I can now burn cd's from Itunes and DVD's. The one I have connected to my HDD is fine, so I got unlucky with one faulty cable. It happens, so that's why I'm writing. I'm still going to buy a repalcement of this same type. It has all the features I need at a decent price.
Pros: Price I paid was a steal, OC's like a dream, very quite even at higher fan speeds, helps blow hot air outta the case
Cons: only GDDR3 but can't complain, takes up two slots if you really need the one it'll cover up, fan is loud if you need to turn it up to 100% to OC, other than these, I'd be lying to say there are cons
Overall Review: I needed a card to do one semi-simple task; play Oblivion maxed @1440 x 900. This card does it smiling. It replaced a 1650pro, which just wasn't cutting it anymore. I have this thing OC'd to 863 core and 1175 (2350 effective) with fan at 100%, which is a bit noisy, but it's worth it. This OC is right up there with the HIS 3870 turbo! My 3d mark score went from 2040 to almost 11,000. This card is the perfect fit for someone who needs a new card to play newer games without breaking the bank. If you don't need the most powerful thing out there and want to conserve the wallet for the games you will want to play, get this today!
Pros: great graphics, weeks of gameplay, improved on Morrowind immensely, game of the year for good reason
Cons: my current video card can't handle this at max, took out a few things from Morrowing I loved
Overall Review: This game really turned me off when I first played it due to everything levelingg up along with you, which is good and bad to me. However, once I got over that and played it, I couldn't help but call in sick (cough) a few days during my first run of it to play it ALL DAY LONG. It is engrossing as a game can get. You will either love it or hate it, and if you have any RPG/adventurist in you, you'll love it!
Pros: great new skills, quests, story, etc.
Cons: no new characters, pricey for what little you really get
Overall Review: If you are looking to get into the GW universe, get the new package with Prophecies AND this combined. Other than that I love this expansion and can't wait til GW 2 comes out.
Pros: love the asian theme, level quickly (alomst a con), new classes are good, free play after buying (no monthly fees)
Cons: even though you get to lvl 20 quickly, some of the enemies in the PvE areas are durn tough
Overall Review: I love this expansion (or stand alone, take your pick.) It's a real nice addition to you account if you have the others. I love coming here to finish leveling my Prophecies characters because it's too slow there. You can hit lvl 20 in this one in no time flat. Great expansion with a nice storyline.