Date Joined: 04/09/02
Pros: These are very quiet and very brightly lit fans. There a lot of fans out there that say that they are quiet, but these really are. The standard 3 pin fan and molex power connectors give you a couple of different options for powering them up.
Cons: I didn't see directional arrows on the fan to indicate spin direction and air flow (minor con). Some might like a PMW version of the fan.
Overall Review: The fan doesn't push a whole lot of air, but is probably very comparable to other low noise fans. Let's face it, you wouldn't be buying this fan for a high flow (noisier) setup anyway.
Pros: The unit mounts easily enough and fits well on my older socket 1155 system. It's quiet and should do a great job of cooling especially compared to the OEM unit it replaced. The light is bright and compliments my systems other lighting.
Overall Review: I like the lower center of gravity of this style cooler versus the tall tower style units. That is part of the reason that this unit was purchased because this system gets moved around more frequently than a lot of computers do.
Pros: The bundled cables are easily separated for each of the four possible computers. The remote switch button is easier to use than some of the other KVM switches where you have to remember a specific key sequence to press to switch between systems. having speaker and microphone cables are a nice touch.
Cons: The cables are extremely short, they're almost too short to make the KVM useful. In my opinion the cables should have another 12 inches of length at the bare minimum with another 18 to 24 inches preferable.
Overall Review: The short cables are a big negative to this KVM setup and I almost took another egg off of my rating because of them. If your system(s) are spread out be wary of this unit.