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Rosewill RCX-Z775-LP 80mm Sleeve Low Profile CPU Cooler
  • neweggOwned For: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggs Re: Norse: huge dissapointment 01/11/2014

This review is from: Rosewill RCX-Z775-LP 80mm Sleeve Low Profile CPU Cooler

Pros: it's a hs/fan

Cons: it doesn't have voice control

Other Thoughts: The previous reviewer assumed that the fan installation was "Twist to lock". That's not the case. It's a Push lock, twist to UN-lock.

CORSAIR AXi series AX760i 760W Digital ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS PLATINUM Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Looks and feels very solid. Good cabling options. Great monitoring built in. Very quiet, auto fan.

Cons: For all the solid build and packaging, and apparent quality this PSU seeps.. the lower right case mounting screw is partially blocked by a circuit board.

Other Thoughts: It's worked flawlessly from the first powerup. Very smooth and hardly ever hear a whisper from it. The screw hole has me baffled though, how does this kind of oversight make it through production?? The one hole only allows depth clearance for half of the included screw. I checked for a short screw, no dice. Not a deal breaker on an otherwise awesome PSU, but annoyed that my shiny new build is marred by this one little missing screw that only I will ever know about. I may dremel a screw down.

Excellent pack-ins... however I can't for the life of me figure out why there's a PSU carrying bag... it'll only ever sit in the cable carrying bag....

I have mine installed upside down at the moment, per my cases air-cooling recommendation. It doesn't seem to mind.

Cooler Master Elite 130 - Mini-ITX Computer Case with Mesh Front Panel and Water Cooling Support
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Clean, smooth edges, solid build, thoughtful design, clean hardware, value

Cons: side fan placement is sub-optimal for the mini-itx board I used (Asus Impact).

Other Thoughts: This case blew me away at it's price point. I was expecting an acceptable quality case, and was thoroughly impressed by the thoughtful design. mini-ITX is a game of millimeters, and the flexibility of this case is just amazing for it's size and price.

I fit an Asus Impact, SSD, evga 770, corsair 760axi, and optical drive. The clearances are spot on for everything.. right down to the notch for the video card to clear the 5.25 drive bay. At no time did the case feel flimsy or cramped (minus the final step of installing the full ATX PSU, got tight then). I started off amazing with cable management, but finished poorly, those with patience and talent in this area could work wonders. everything is easy to access, and the case didn't flinch at the odd angles I turned it grasping different places during installation. Very solid through and through.

On my choice of mb, there's a power riser on the same side as the side fan, which partially obscures it. Not a big deal, it still moves some air, but some flexibility in positioning the included fan bracket might have helped. Every other mount and hole in this case had a myriad of options. Lots of flow.

The box even includes a riser adapter, a slip on device that gives you better torque/grip installing the MB risers. Classy.

I intend to break it down in the near future for a platter drive and aftermarket cooler. Watch your tolerances for cpu coolers.


Philip V.'s Profile

Display Name: Philip V.

Date Joined: 06/17/05

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  • First Review: 11/21/13
  • Last Review: 01/11/14
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