Date Joined: 08/24/12
Pros: Optical out.
Cons: The software is horrendous. Audio cuts out from time to time.
Overall Review: Software could use a bit of work.
Overall Review: MSi has been my goto brand for a good while, haven't been disappointed yet
Pros: Very good Bluetooth signal and great wifi performance
Overall Review: Pretty good for the price worked straight out of the box plug and play. I got drivers from Intel website.
Pros: 80+ white.
Good build quality in my book.
Overall Review: Needed something that had at least at 80+ white for my tight budget.
Overall Review: Simple and not too shabby build quality for the price.
Pros: Significantly better than my first Gen i7. Better than other i7's too!
Overall Review: I highly recommend this i3 10100 for a budget build. You can't go wrong if you pick it up on a sale also.
The speed is tremendous compared to my very old build which was a i7 870.
Pros: Dropped 15c from old stock cooler ment for 70w tdp. Easy to install especially with the YouTube video they have on how to install it. Working for Lga 1156 socket, cooling my xeon X3450 nicely. Great product for the price!
Cons: A little hard to get off I had to remove the mount from the mobo by popping it out from the back of the mobo, probably didn't have to do that but I wasn't comfortable with the force I would have to have used to get it off. But not enough to take off a egg.
Overall Review: My old cpu cooler only had 70w of cooling. My xeon is 95w it would idle with power saver on at 47c now it idles without power saver at 39c.
Pros: -4gb GDDR5
-Plug and play, no extra connections
-slick looking fan shroud
-Has display port
-Great build quality
-Runs latest AAA Games with ease!
-love the matte black PCB board
Cons: Absolutely none!
Overall Review: This card is honestly the best bang for my buck card I bought. I was using a evga GT 740 before I had this card and it game me solid performance for the game I played (World of tanks) the GT 740 was absolutely great for that game but I ended up buying GTA V and BF1, BF4, and Crysis 3. The GT 740 did run it but with very low graphical settings and I wanted more. I started doing house chores around the house and after 2 months I had enough to get this card after doing research on what my HP can handle in terms of graphics update, this Msi one seemed like the best of what my computer can handle without a psu upgrade and motherboard upgrade. I did not know what to expect when I plugged it into my system. Boy was I amazed and shocked at the fps increase in GTA V and BF1 when I gave it a test run with the drivers msi provided on the disc it came with and even more astounded when I updated to the latest drivers from the nVidia website, I ended up staying up all night playing the heck out of this card and burning it in and I couldn't be pulled away for one second at how smooth everything looked on bf1 and GTA V with high graphics turned on. This little power house has blown me completely away at how much of an increase in performance this was compared to my GT740.
I did not experience the "buzzing" or "rattling" sounds coming from the card when the fan spinning at a high speed like other reviewers noted.
Shipping took only 3days even though I got the economy shipping deal which was super awesome.
Overall this little Msi graphics card has exceeded my expectations tremendously!
I will post an update in 6months to tell you guys how it's going.
Pros: The card is still running Overclocked to the max and it's still going. I had to card for about 2 loyal years.
Cons: Ball bearings are wearing out and the fan stops from time to time.
Overall Review: This is a really nice card even though it's not aimed for gaming but its will play games I overclocked the mem to 2ghz and the core to 975 still below 50c when playing games.
AMD athlon x2 2 core processor
and this card