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My Antec 300, should've gone for a cheaper nzxt at the time but this case with 4 fans was kinda a steal, wish antec would've started putting cable management holes earlier.
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My Antec 300, should've gone for a cheaper nzxt at the time but this case with 4 fans was kinda a steal, wish antec would've started putting cable management holes earlier.
Did you happen to have headphone noise issues when using the front panel USB & audio at the same time?
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Haven't really tried that, but I will when I get home, can't recall that ever happening to be honest.
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H100, it's just plain ugly. But it does it's job well so can't complain too much.

My H100 made an annoying sound like an old HDD in it last days.Temps were ok, but not the temps I was expecting to see. Plus the AMD bracket attachment system was a pain inthe a**. Corsair=Never Again. Really dissapointed with Corsair. I ended up selling it.

Samsung HDD 500gb F3 spinpoint, really slow and noisy. I ended up selling it.

WD HDD Caviar Blue 500gb just died on me after 1 month of use. I still trying to recover my data.

Thermaltake fans, really noisy, awful and won't last much. I had many problems with the 140mm exhaust fans, always died on me. Don't you ever buy Tt fans.

Thermaltake IGC-200 CPU Cooler, silent for gaming, but worst than the AMD stock cooler. Temps were way higher, it was impossible to OC anything.

Sony CD-DVD optical devices, simply they're crap. I had two that died after a few months.

My asus Crosshair IV Extreme makes a good work. But the Intel(R) 82583V Gigabit Network Connection chip its a crap. And the USB 3.0 Renesas Electronics its another f****ng crap, it always for no specific reason stops working (Drivers are up to date).

I can go on complaining about crappy tech if you want.

I knock on wood, haven't had any issues with my rig at the moment.
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WD HDD Caviar Blue 500gb just died on me after 1 month of use. I still trying to recover my data.
I have that, I haven't had any problems with it. Been about 2 years. I think you just got a bad one. But I also got mine before the thailand flood, so maybe because it was made somewhere else that it failed.
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I've been pretty lucky. I research the heck out of everything I buy. I've never had to RMA anything. I part broke on my 800D but Corsair is awesome and replaced it no hassle.
My first build I got talked out of an HX850 and into a TX850 by the salesman. I suppose that was my biggest disappointment after I actually built the thing.

The worst mistakes I make when it comes to PC parts is buying things I don't actually need for an exorbitant amount of money.
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Only things ive ever had to RMA is gpus... About 8 of them some multi times.. nothing else has ever failed on me...
    
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I bought an Asus f1a75 mobo and the sata ports were faulty. I gave it back and waited 2.5months for a new one. The new also didn't work too. I got random bsods the whole time. As I brought it back the seller told me that asus only fixes mobos or gives new ones but will not allow exchanges for your money back. I had a long discussion until the salesperson told me the store was going to take it back on their own expenses. I then bought a Gigabyte mobo and haven't had any problems ever. I'm never buying Asus again. mad.gif

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I have that, I haven't had any problems with it. Been about 2 years. I think you just got a bad one. But I also got mine before the thailand flood, so maybe because it was made somewhere else that it failed.

I guess Ive got a faulty drive. Never had problems with WD before.
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I guess I will comment here, even it this thread hasn't been un-touched for about 6 months biggrin.gif

My worst product is the Koolance PMP-500, pump. It is so noisy that I can hear it through my entire house.
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