Date Joined: 11/28/11
Pros: It is not a perfect IPS monitor, but for the price, it is one of the best value of money products that you can buy. I purchased mine as an out of box product, but their was no issues with the product.
I personally love this monitor. The color accuracy is very good, but not good enough for professional work (expected with the price point). I would recommend this to anyone who is a student doing photography or graphic design.
Cons: None. If you are complaining, it is because you shouldn't have been so cheep.
Overall Review: It is a product for a particular price point.
Pros: It runs consistently, just not at the speed that it says it does. !6gb is nice though.
Cons: Runs stable at 1333 mhz not 1866.... Boo
Overall Review: It is low profiles which you may want, and it does stay cool.
Pros: It works. Its fast....
What else do you want to know.
Cons: It wont fit in a laptop.... so if you have a laptop, this is not for you. But if you don't have a laptop, then yes, this could be for you.
Overall Review: This is not recommended as a paper weight... It is far too expensive for that.
Pros: I am not sure why the Quadro Line gets as much notice as it does. I have been running ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suit and CAD at the same time, and I have had no issues, though my computer is generally very strong.
i7 3770 @ 4.0Ghz
16GB Ram 1333 stable up to 1866
Sabertooth Z77 Mother board
Two 1920 x 1080 monitors
Cons: Nothing yet, really
Overall Review: Look around, at this price, it is very close to some other equally good GPUs. Sales, like when I got mine, can be what makes your decision.
Pros: Reliable and consistent power for my entire workstation. goes unnoticed, just as a power supply should be. Power levels are very accurate; although if you overclock, you may need to watch out put. I am overclocking, and I have had no issues with ranges being unstable. It might be something to keep in mind though.
Cons: Some of the cable management is awkward, and I would have preferred the option of some included single cables.
Overall Review: This is a power supply that you could build a powerful workstation that handles all your needs. Only extreme systems for top level gamers are going to need more power.
Pros: Simple keyboard with nice responsive feeling keys. Although many people have different preferences, I judge Apple's wireless keyboard to be the best for feel, and in comparison, it feels fairly quick. The keys don't quite bounce back as well, but they sure don't stick either.
Cons: What... are you looking for features at this price range? Nothing here to go wrong.
Overall Review: What... are you looking for features at this price range? Nothing here to go wrong, and I think its a good thing.
Pros: For the pricing, this is a very competent panel, but do realize that at the end of the day it is still a TN panel. The color accuracy when adjusted is surprisingly good, and although all TN panels darken from lower angles and blow out colors from high angles, this panel seems to suffer less than other i have seen. The black levels are good at this price point, and from what I have seen this monitor will be very good for the average user.
Gamers: maybe slightly slow, but shouldn't suffer too much lagging
Photography: Only for casual uses!
Office: Very good, sharp, and much space to work with
Lastly, this is a bright screen. If you are in a sun lit room, this is definitely one to think about
Cons: This is not good enough for photography enthusiast and hobbyist. If you are looking for those reasons spend the money for a IPS display.
Overall Review: I have not used the speakers due to having other equipment to use.
Pros: This is a great base for anyone to build off. It has a nice variety of output options and fits most new intel designs. The airflow design of this board is a nice feature, but running many fans in the case, I am not sure that I would be better off with out the cover. The temperature of the board typically runs in the high 30s to low 40s C.
The most impressive aspect of this board is the BIOS interface. It is simple where it needs to be and detailed for the more advanced users. ASUS nailed it with the BIOS.
Cons: This board can be somewhat difficult to place in some towers with after market heat sinks. You will want to invest in magnetic screw drives.
Overall Review: Other non "TUF" boards may be better for everyday users with more ports and easier access to screw points.
Pros: Very fast... I would recommend this to almost anyone. In fact, the only reason that I would not recommend this would be it is too much for the average users to appreciate.
As for the new architecture, on my set-up: Sabertooth Z77, 16 GB Patriot Viper Extreme,ASUS GTX 560 TI graphics card and 5 fans (cooler master Hyper N 520); the CPU runs between 28 and 32*C even though the mother board allows me to over clock to 4.2 Ghz.
Cons: I have not found any so far.
Overall Review: You will not be disappointed with this product, but consider what you are trying to do.