Desktops forum: My review of Ironside Computers

by: RyanH324 September 26, 2011 9:09 PM PDT

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My review of Ironside Computers

by RyanH324 - 9/26/11 9:09 PM

I figured I would hold off posting to see how well my computer worked after a few months of high stress use.I find myself only giving customer reviews to items I have bad experiences with to warn people. This however is a wonderful exception.

Where to begin...where to begin.....ahhh of course the specs:(You'll to have to forgive any information I leave out, I'm not your typical tech-savvy guy)
Nzxt Phantom
Intel core i7 2600k
8GB ram
sli gtx 570
Windows 7 64 bit

Receiving it in mid-May, I setup my new rig as fast as possible. It booted up perfectly and ran smoothly, no initial errors or anything. I installed many of my games on it (WoW, Call of Duty, etc.....) and instantly was blown away by the performance. WoW (from which I recently retired) ran smoth as silk and was no match. Shogun Total War (which is a bit more taxing) ran amazing at full settings. I have not had any serious issues with this computer and can say my expectations were exceeded. Beyond performance, I must honestly say I have never encountered a company like Ironside before in terms of the phenomenal customer service and professionalism. A good friend of mine recommended Ironside to me and after weeks of hearing him rave on and on, I finally checked them out. Through the planning, building, and shipping of my computer I received unbelievable customer service. After dealing with some of the larger companies (Dell, HP) over the years, I could not believe the quality of personalized service I received. Their business model is certainly working and their desired word of mouth advertising will continue on through me. I have already recommended them to two of my friends interested in getting high performance computers. It is a real shame there are not more companies around like Ironside!There is no question in the future they will receive my repeat business!

I'll put a few links to some pics of my beauty below.

Front of Computer:
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/16/1006790e.jpg/

Ironside's sticker:
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/24/1006797m.jpg/

Inside of computer w/o flash: (to see Blue Led's better)
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/687/1006801.jpg/

Inside of computer w/ flash):
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/594/1006802n.jpg/

Also, I recently removed the sticker in the second pic off the front of the case (I prefer a clean case), and it left a lot of glue residue that's very hard to get off. If anyone has any advice to get it off, w/o damaging the paint/plastic I would really appreciate it.

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