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This review is from: D-Link Xtreme Gigabit Router (DIR-655) Wireless N300, USB SharePort, Gigabit
Pros: Not much anymore.
Cons: I've had to send the last two back:
The first one bricked itself during a firmware upgrade
The second one, right out of the box, had issues connecting to my modem. It finally connected, I did a firmware upgrade and it worked for a few days. Then it wouldn't connect any longer. The router admin screens showed the cable as "disconnected". It wasn't a cabling issue as I plugged in my old D-Link DIR-655 and it connected straight away.
The admin interface is flaky - have to re-enter it a lot due to connection issues.
Why does this blasted unit have to reboot itself after nearly every setting change, however minor???
I have seen evidence of log file corruption - entries that should have been there were not logged, or were logged inconsistently
I've encountered bugs in the settings - like you enter a list of three IP addresses in a filter and it only recognizes the first two - stupid stuff like that.
Other Thoughts: I've deployed about five of these to customers last year and early this year and haven't had many issues until now - they have been rock solid.
Maybe I've hit a bad batch, but I can't waste any more time on them.
Pros: Inexpensive, no issues with installation.
Cons: After 1.5 yrs, the drawer sticks closed - won't open when you push the open/close button. Have to push a paper clip into the "rescue" hole to get it open.
Other Thoughts: CD/DVD burners are usually the first component to fail in new builds in my experience, but time to failure here was way too fast. This build was for a customer and now I have to replace it at my cost to maintain good relations.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Scythe KM01-BK "KAZE MASTER" 5.25" Bay Fan Controller
Pros: It's lasted for about two years (as of 6/7/11). Inexpensive, installs easily, electronically stable (except for the display - see below).
Cons: The VFD display dims over time. After two years, it is very dim and almost impossible to read the temperature displays (the fan speeds are still readable).
Other Thoughts: It is installed in a 2U SUPERMICRO CSE-822T-400LPB chassis with four fans. The fans are small and high-RPM so they actually create noise in a musical key, oddly enough. I use it to get all of the in sync so that they all produce the same "note". Otherwise, its horribly dischordant and the sound drives me up the wall - like hitting the C and C# keys on a piano keyboard together. Getting them sync'd perfectly is a challenge because sensitivity of the knobs doesn't allow for easy precise, minute adjustments.READ FULL REVIEW
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