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This review is from: APEX MI-008 Black Steel Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case 250W Power Supply
Pros: Compact, yet just enough room to maneuver. Very easy to assemble if you remove the power supply first. Just about as small as you can get for an m-ITX case.
Cons: No reset button. Upper bay for optical drive only, cannot remove panel to use for other inserts. Front USB ports 2.0 only. Ports hidden behind closed door which you have to leave open if you want to use USB bluetooth/RF adapter. Front bezel in glossy piano black which shows fingerprints. Power button hard to push (spring too stiff).
Other Thoughts: Front bezel has place to insert LED to provide a lighted side stripe (not mentioned in any description). Case too small for case fan but there are plenty of holes for ventilation. Power supply wires could be a little shorter. Caution: if you use CPU heatsink with fan, you have only 50 mm height clearance. (I am installing an ASRock Q2900-ITX motherboard which uses passive cooling.)
Have decided to return this case in exchange for a Thermaltake Element Q case (exact same case, just different front bezel) because I need to use the 5.25" bay for other purposes.
This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Series UV128 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Black/Yellow (AUV128-16G-RBY)
Pros: Good, high speed
Cons: Plug somewhat oversized, hard to push into socket. One unit works in socket A but not socket B, another one works in socket B but not in A. Not easily usable. Sometimes causes Windows Explorer to hang up due to incomplete connection.
Other Thoughts: Not worth the savings.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: No dead pixels, comes on quickly. Has display port which I had planned to use later. Adjustable height, tilt and swivel. Includes cables.
Cons: Not as bright as hoped. Can't get the right color balance. Sound is awful, but who uses built-in speakers anyway.
Other Thoughts: I have an Asus 27" monitor which is great for videos, etc. but is too big for everyday work, so I purchased this Samsung 23" monitor. Am disappointed with it because it defaults to a yellowish color which is hard to adjust out. Also, I do not like the 16:9 aspect ratio, it is too wide. Am returning this so I can order a 22" monitor with 16:10 aspect ratio instead and keep the Asus for videos and gaming.READ FULL REVIEW