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This review is from: Fractal Design Define R5 Black Silent ATX Midtower Computer Case
Pros: The case is jigianormis and extremely solid. The internal cable management is simply awesome and justifies the cases width. The construction is unlike any other case I have used in my 20+ years of custom builds. It has only been running about an hour now and is whisper quiet. Bottom mounted power supplies are the way to go. Once you go low you stay in the know with newegg at your door.
Cons: The ATX holes did not line up with my SuperMicro system board. Decided against busting out the drill as I was able to use 8 of the 9 standoffs. The 9th standoff was already installed and had to be moved; even though the case has it marked as an ATX standoff point.
Other Thoughts: I recommend this case for those that like to take their time. Some of the thumb screws are really tight and this is far from a tool less build. Find your favorite Phillips head screwdriver before you even open the box. This is not a case that you can just whip your hardware in and go. Keep in mind: Huge case + Solid construction + Fully poplulated = One heavy caseREAD FULL REVIEW
Pros: I really like the design of these Fantom enclosures. I've owned several models over the past decade and this is by far the best design yet. Crazy fast and amazingly quiet when compared with previous models. Plus it spins down when not in use, which helps keep power consumption down.
Cons: The blue light is obnoxious, but I find all blue light to be that way.
Other Thoughts: I purchased mine on sale and have no regrets.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Excellent memory that I couldn't resist after the recent price reduction. This memory holds its value relatively well.
Other Thoughts: I ordered two sets of this to upgrade my ESXi host from 16GB to 32GB. One of the DIMMs had slipped out its holder within the packaging during shipment. No problems with the RAM though so not knocking off an egg.READ FULL REVIEW