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Pros: I have 5 of these drives. 2 in a Core i7-5820k desktop in raid 0 (getting over 1100mb/s read and writes, and 75k+ iops), 2 in a windows storage spaces tiered pool on a Dell R610 server, and one in a Core i5 mobile workstation. All 5 of them have been rock solid and reliable. They are fast and take anything you throw at them.
Cons: If I had to list any, they are a little pricy yet compared to magnetic storage, and they tend to slow down if you fill them up too much. That's technically a con of any SSD though, so your YMMV.
Other Thoughts: I'm not sure if Server 2012R2 will support trim in a Storage Spaces tiered storage pool. I have two of these and two 10k SAS drives in a pool. I'll have to monitor performance and possibly zero the SSD's in the future if performance degrades.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Looks nice, 32gb, it works at 2133.
Cons: It doesn't work at 2400 w/ XMP enabled. System refuses to boot. Similar issues to the other reviewers. It's fine at 2133, fails to boot with XMP enabled at 2400. Fails to boot when manually configured to the appropriate 2400 settings as well. This ram is on the approved list for the board.
Fails to boot when any memory setting is anything other than Auto and XMP disabled. I've messed around with countless settings for hours with no luck. This about my 20th build, so I'm awfully familiar with BIOS settings and how to troubleshoot components.
Intel i7 5820k
EVGA 970GTX FTW
500gb Samsung EVO 850 SSD x2
2TB Hitachi Ultrastar x2
Seasonic Platinum 860Watt PSU
Corsair H100i Water Cooling
Other Thoughts: Board has been updated to the latest BIOS and cmos reset. "Grey" ram slots populated per manual for running 4 of 8 slots. DD4_1_1A, DD4_3_1B, DDR4_7_1D, and DDR4_5_1C. I've moved slots around, same results. Only thing left to do is try one at a time and see if it will boot w/ XMP enabled. Most likely going to RMA, shouldn't have to jack with it like this, it should just work.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Fast - when it worked
Cons: Unstable, crashes, bsod's, black screens, etc. RMA'd it, and the replacement is just as bad, if not worse. 5 minutes into a game it hard locks or justs shuts down the PC. Put my 465gtx back in and its rock solid for hours on end. Avoid.
Other Thoughts: Don't waste your time with sapphire, lots of web info about junk cards, inferior components, and wasting your time RMA'ing just to get a worse card back.READ FULL REVIEW