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Shannon L.

Shannon L.

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Most Favorable Review

Better than Saitek

Perixx PX-1100, Backlit Keyboard - Red/Blue/Purple Illuminated Keys - Gaming Style Ergonomic Design - Rubber Painting Surface - 20 Million Key-Press Lifecycle - Adjustable Palm Rest
Perixx PX-1100, Backlit Keyboard - Red/Blue/Purple Illuminated Keys - Gaming Style Ergonomic Design - Rubber Painting Surface - 20 Million Key-Press Lifecycle - Adjustable Palm Rest

Pros: This is a great keyboard, much better than the Saitek keyboard line it was based on. It uses a high-quality paint on the keyboard that doesn't smear off after a few months.

Cons: What you'd think is a volume knob actually controls the LED brightness. The LED brightness can be inconsistent in some spots, for example the light under my Right Arrow key is much dimmer than the Left Arrow key.

Overall Review: On my old Saitek Eclipse, the paint started to come off within 3 months. I've had the PX-1100 for 9 months now and the paint is as good a new.

11/11/2014
Most Critical Review

Works great at first but dies young.

Rosewill Valens Series 500W Gaming Power Supply, 80 PLUS Gold Certified, Single +12V Rail, Intel 4th Gen CPU Ready, SLI & Crossfire Ready - Valens-500
Rosewill Valens Series 500W Gaming Power Supply, 80 PLUS Gold Certified, Single +12V Rail, Intel 4th Gen CPU Ready, SLI & Crossfire Ready - Valens-500

Pros: The PSU itself works great, stays nice and quiet and never had any power issues.

Cons: The power connectors are tough to use and were manufactured slightly too thick, causing the SATA power connectors to fight for space with data connectors. The motherboard/cpu/PCI-E connectors don't have the satisfying click that lets you know they're fully connected. The fan has died after just over a year of use, there's no excuse for that.

Faster than specs.

Intel 535 Series 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) SSDSC2BW240H6R5
Intel 535 Series 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) SSDSC2BW240H6R5

Pros: Easy to install and use, slightly faster than listed specs.

Cons: none

Overall Review: According to ATTO Disk Benchmark, it's getting 545 MB/s read, 525 MB/s write.

ICY DOCK Dual 2.5 SSD 1 x 3.5 HDD Device Bay to 5.25 Drive Bay Converter / Mount / Kit / Adapter - FLEX-FIT Trio MB343SP
ICY DOCK Dual 2.5 SSD 1 x 3.5 HDD Device Bay to 5.25 Drive Bay Converter / Mount / Kit / Adapter - FLEX-FIT Trio MB343SP

Pros: Fits nicely in my old Antec VSK-2000 case.

Cons: The plastic screw holes are extremely difficult to use, as if they weren't molded correctly. It took a lot of effort to finally get the adapter secured into my drive bay, and the screws aren't entirely straight.

ARCTIC MX-4 Thermal Paste, Carbon Based High Performance Thermal Compound for All Coolers, Thermal Interface Material, 4 Grams
ARCTIC MX-4 Thermal Paste, Carbon Based High Performance Thermal Compound for All Coolers, Thermal Interface Material, 4 Grams

Pros: -Easy to apply, runs cool. -More paste for your buck than other brands.

Cons: none

Overall Review: i5 4690k(stock speed) with a Hyper 212 Evo cooler idles at 35c and stays below 55c while gaming.

Noctua NF-F12 PWM 120 mm Case Fan
Noctua NF-F12 PWM 120 mm Case Fan

Pros: -Ultra quiet. Even at higher RPMs I can barely hear them. -Plenty of airflow.

Cons: Both the included self-threading screws and the rubber pins are difficult to use. The screws took a lot of muscle to get in and the pins only work at certain angles. If you're going to use the pins, make sure you put the fans on the case before anything else.

Overall Review: The packaging is a bit over the top, with velcro openings on both the front and back. As others have said they could probably lower the price a bit if they used simpler packaging.

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Better than expected.

I was a little leery when I saw the recent negative reviews, but my ship showed up quickly and was in perfect shape. Thanks.

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Great company.

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