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5 out of 5 eggs Can't complain 01/26/2017

This review is from: NVIDIA Gifts

Pros: It's free. Makes a great gift. Give it to someone else if you are not particular.

Cons: Games are not the AAA offers like from last year and seem to casual or modest entries that no one has heard from. The games are sent via email and my wife keeps deleting these free games so I have to call to get them re submitted. I won't even bother with these titles.

Other Thoughts: Still, I did choose the particular video card based on the stats and game bundle for value. Even if I didn't activate the game the perceived value gets my click to the shopping cart.

RAIJINTEK AIDOS, 4 6mm Heat-Pipe, 92mm PWM Fan, Compact Size CPU Cooler, Multiple Mounting Kits For Intel & AMD
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Pros: 4 heat pipes touching CPU face provide superior cooling for the hottest CPU! Super quiet! Works with most Intel and AMD CPU's!

Cons: Kind of a byotch to install. Lots of extra parts to mix up. Remove main board, install screws, line up the base, thermal paste then mount the fan with rubber grommets for silent operation.

Other Thoughts: Follow instructions closely, don't try to wing it! For hot CPU builds, this is what you need. Cooler CPU's just heat above room temps at idle.

EVGA GTX 970 SSC Backplate ACX 2.0+ Model 100-BP-3973-B9
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5 out of 5 eggs Easy install 07/27/2015

This review is from: EVGA GTX 970 SSC Backplate ACX 2.0+ Model 100-BP-3973-B9

Pros: A perfect fit and only takes a few minutes to install. Should keep things a few degrees cooler and that will extend product life. Really makes the card feel solid in your hands.

Cons: A shame not all cards in this $300 price range have it as stock item and bolted on already. I got it free and don't mind the assembly.

Other Thoughts: Great item. Worth considering even if it did not come with the unit. Consider it insurance for when you forget to blow out the dust from the clogged heatsink in after a year or two.


Michael K.'s Profile

Display Name: Michael K.

Date Joined: 08/10/05

  • Reviews: 47
  • Helpfulness: 21
  • First Review: 06/27/06
  • Last Review: 01/26/17
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