I have not had a chance to game with them yet as they have not arrived. They should both be here by the end of January.
I think out of the box there good to go, and a little basic maintance wouldnt hurt. There is a thread regarding that on ASC.
In terms of reliability I found during my research they are very reliable however I have heard stories of others having miserable times with them.
This thread by a user here named Macguyver helped me out some.