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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    good bang for buck

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Small, lightweight, fast respones time. Works well with my reciever. Looks pretty nice as well.
    Cons:
    Could be made a little stronger like others have suggested, but that would negate the pricepoint if machined brass output gears...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Does what it's supposed to.

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    This device does what it is supposed to and keeps your drives a llittle cooler by pushing air across the circuitboard. I noticed that the hard drive temp was about 15' cooler within the hard drive monitoring tools and the top of the drive was noticeably coo...
    Cons:
    was a bit fiddly to get to fit, the fact the screws were slightly long didn't bother me at all as i have a decent sized collect...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    seems to work

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Build quality wise this seems ok. I have connected it to my access point and used the long cable to place the antenna point in a more prominent position, so i'm unsure of if it's the antena itself or the fact i am now able to relocate which has improved the...
    Cons:
    All in all, it's worth taking a shot with this in case it turns out that it helps improve marginal reception. No real cons to b...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    handy

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Improved accuracy at a bargain basement price? absolutely! Even for someone like me whom has marginal Wii abilities at best was able to notice the improvement in the response of games while using this device.
    Cons:
    it's just a shame that it is impossible to use some add-ons with this device as the increased length means tht things wont snap...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    excellent quality, worked out of the box

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Excellent build quality, anodised clasing was im immaculate condition when i got it & is rather difficult to scratch. Sound quality is good, barely any background noise detectable when i plugged this in as a soundcard replacement as a test. Worked fine ...
    Cons:
    None that i can think of, then again i don't need/use spdif out like others do, so i guess i'd never known until i read that.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Cheap, effective, reliable.

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    I have had this for nearly a year now and it has been on and in use every single day since it arrived at my home. A power cable is not needed, it can draw power from any/all ps/2 connectors to the pc, be it mouse or keyboard. The light is easy to see and th...
    Cons:
    Clear plastic although looking cool diffuses a little light all over the place, and the flashing LED could have been replaced w...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    cheap, quiet, does a good job.

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Unit is pretty quiet, shifts enough air to help keep drives from overheating without blowing a cyclone inside the case. Brass screw insets inside the case means that you are not going to be stripping plastic if you overtighten your mounting screws. The remo...
    Cons:
    plastic on neighbouring plastic panels had to be filed down a little to fit thisin my case cleanly, though i suspect it is a q...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    decent cooling, quiet, why not.

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheap, lits of surface area for the fan to cool thanks to the high number of fins and the thin thickness of them. Good airflow, super quiet.
    Cons:
    Mine appears to be another victim of the over-enthusiastic postman as this was another fan that my postie has near-destroyed by...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    No bad. Decent airflow for size, good value

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    As others have said this was a darker colour than in the picture when i recieved mine. Item has a decent flow of air, is silent and works well. Have unfortunately been unable to test due to me getting the dimensions of the item it was to connect to sufficie...
    Cons:
    Fins are extremely vulnerable to breakage and bending despite bubblewrapping. I found this out thanks to my over-enthusiastic p...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Works well, brilliant value for money

    posted by mikes78 on 04/19/2011 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Was relatively easy to install, plugged it in and away it went on Windows XP. Unfortunately took a bit of mucking about to get it working on 7 though, after installing bluesoel and a couple of reboots it works just fine on there too. An awesome amount of e...
    Cons:
    The only con is that the black plastic came apart at the designed seam ONCE, i pushed it back together without any glue and no ...
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