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This review is from: Samsung 32GB EVO microSDHC UHS-I/U1 Class 10 Memory Card with Adapter (MB-MP32DA/AM)
Pros: works as advertised
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Pros: Does everything it should, I like it a lot. Well made. Evga did a great job, except for the poor cooling performance. Good value for the refurb 570
Cons: 1. Runs hot. It runs 150-156 deg F, or 65 to 69 Deg C consistently on a normal workload. (Not Overclocked) I was not used to seeing those temps, so got the ARCTIC COOLING Accelero XTREME Plus II GPU cooler. Wow, now It runs around 100 Deg F/ 38 Deg C, on the same workload. Should have a better chance to last longer. 2. Long - especially now it has an even longer and wider cooler attached. Three slots wide now, and almost 12'' long - I was lucky it still fits in my PC case.
Other Thoughts: great video quality for the price, thus very good value, even with the cost and trouble to install the GPU cooler. I have now read in other forums that these 570/580 video cards do run hot. I still would have purchased (probably with a cooler for it at the same time as well) but would think twice before considering an SLI setup with these heaters. A single EVGA GTX-570 in my system runs great on a 630W PC Power supply. I'm convinced Most of the power used by the PC is consumed by this card.
Fan noise level with and without the GPU cooler seems similar. Not too bad IMO.
This review is from: iolo System Mechanic Professional 08 Up To 3PC
Pros: Seems to do the job. Too bad the marketing gets in the way of a technically competent product.
Cons: This program places annoying nagging screens "update your subscription" every time the computer boots. These started in earnest a couple of months prior to the expiration date. Plus I have been getting repetitive and annoying emails for almost the entire year I have had this program. (I made the mistake of registering, now I get many notices of the upcoming renewal requirement into my email). This nagging behavior started within a few months of the install date.
Other Thoughts: By now I have been subject to hundreds of nagging "renewal" messages. Who needs or wants this kind of behavior resulting out of a consumer choice? I am eagerly waiting for my subscription to SM to expire so I can uninstall it, and promptly purchase a non-Iolo product, any non-Iolo product. Only two weeks left!READ FULL REVIEW