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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Easy & usefull

    posted by akkar on 01/27/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Bought this to upgrade an old laptop running Linux. Works like a charm. No setup, no nothing. Just turned off the onboard wifi (802.11b) and this little USB dongle took pover and I got improved reception and speed.
    Cons:
    Its a bit long and if you're moving the laptop around it can be hard not to bump the dongle into things. Mine has become a litt...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Good upgrade

    posted by akkar on 10/11/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Makes it possible to get increased USB speeds without USB 3.0 support on the mainboard. I had problems copying from USB disks to USB sticks (machine wouold freeze and it'd take forever), but now transfer speeds are around 2 - 10 Mb/s (which is a huge improv...
    Cons:
    Not always responding (needs a pc restart) when I put in a USB stick. A bit tight to fit it in my 2.5" slot. Had to put my...
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