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CRKT M16-13DSFG Folding Knife
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs EDC knife 04/06/2014

This review is from: CRKT M16-13DSFG Folding Knife

Pros: "Now this is a knife." This thing looks sweet, comes very sharp, has a strong blade that holds its' edge. Double locking mechanism prevents accidental closing, and the hilt/flipper system makes the knife much safer not only if you were to use it in combat, but also for simple opening and closing safety. The knife is also fairly lightweight, and while it is a decent length of blade, it still makes for a good every day carry knife.

Cons: The secondary lock does stick in the unlocked position sometimes if you don't open the knife aggressively.

Other Thoughts: Great knife. Don't hesitate on this one. Absolutely amazing.

Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model 996770
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  • neweggOwned For: more than 1 year

Pros: I've had this RAM for almost a year and a half now, and kind of abused it over this time period. The stock timings were great, but I was able to reach 1.45 undervolt stable with my Phenom II 550BE OC'd to 3.5 on a GA970-UD3 board and a Corsair TX650 PSU.

So naturally I decided to see if I could overclock these guys. I reached a stable 1600 with ease at the stock timings 9-9-9-24 and stock voltage of 1.5v still at a 3.5Ghz OC on the Processor. Insane! I am now running my CPU at 3.81Ghz and the memory at 1413.4Mhz at stock timings and 1.5v.

I could probably achieve a 1600Mhz setting with 1.525-1.55v, but it is summer and I try to keep my rig cool. Also, I'll be upgrading my entire pc in a couple months so I don't feel the need to spend the time tweaking it to the absolute limit. I don't know if I just got a crazy good binned pair of sticks, but I'm sold on Mushkin's quality products.

I'll be getting Mushkin Redline 2x8GB 2133 or 1866 RAM depending on the deals I see on Newegg and how the rest of my budget pans out.

Cons: You can't go wrong with Mushkin, EVER.

Other Thoughts: Current build
Fractal Design Define R4
Phenom II 550BE (OC 3.81)
Gigabyte 6850OC edition (stock)
Corsair TX650
Sunbeam Core Contact CPU Cooler
Mushkin Silverline 1333 2x4GB (OC 1413.4, 9-9-9-24, 1.5v)

GIGABYTE GM-M6880 Metal Black 1 x Wheel USB Wired Laser 1600 dpi Gaming Mouse
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  • neweggOwned For: more than 1 year

Pros: Smooth feel, good preset dpi settings, good firm clicks, good construction. I do enjoy the finger rests on the sides of the mouse.

Fine for FPS gaming. I've used this with BF3 (and many other games) since May 2012 with good success and a significant improvement in my accuracy from my previous OEM mouse. This mouse is good for most casual Palm grip and Claw grip gamers.

I very much enjoy the weight of this mouse. It is balanced extremely well.

Good cord length, and it doesn't tangle.

The finish has held up far beyond my expectations and still looks brand new.

Cons: I have very large hands, and wish the mouse was just a bit larger towards the back end. I also wish it had a little less steep of a slope at the back, so my palm could rest more on the mouse (I'm a Palm gripper during regular use and browsing, but Claw grip while gaming). The gloss finish is nice, but after using it for a long time, I think I may prefer a slightly more textured top. None of this is enough to deduct an egg, since these aren't really complaints about the mouse. Mouse deserves 4.5 Eggs. Remember when purchasing this mouse, it is great for daily use as a casual gamer mouse, or browser mouse, but it isn't that great for moderate to intense gaming.

Other Thoughts: Absolutely worth the money if you're using this as a daily driver. If you are a major gamer, get a proper gaming mouse.


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Display Name: Ryan A.

Date Joined: 08/26/09

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