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Pros: I also have the 750W model of this PSU. That one is really solid, really efficient, and a joy to use.
I can only assume the same for this one.
Cons: Did not include any PCI-Express power cables. Requesting assistance to get replacements mailed to be. In the meantime, my build is just sitting there. Thankfully, I should be able to dig up an extra PCI-E cable from my 750W's bag.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Price, if it worked. Ability to take Tomato firmware, extensive features associated w/ that firmware.
Wired and 2.4Ghz connections are fine
Cons: There was a slight hiccup in flashing to the most recent ASUS firmware, so I flashed the latest version of Tomato (look for the RT-N53 version) using the ASUS Recovery Utility--it's no longer on the Asus website, so you have to dig around for it.
I had everything set up very well, and I got 40% faster transmission rates using the 5Ghz band since there was so much interference from neighbors. However, after two days, the 5G wireless network would disappear; the SSID would stop being broadcasted, I couldn't manually connect to the network, all while the router said everything was fine.
Even restarts were no use--the 5Ghz network would appear briefly, but I was not able to connect to it.
This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000101 Silver
Pros: 120MB/sec Read and Write speeds over USB 3.0
USB 3.0 cable is nice and flexible, might not be the best for durability and signal shielding, but it's great for portable enclosures like this.
(White) LED is nice and subtle, like the sleep/power indicator on unibody Macbook Pros.
Cons: If you remove the drive from the enclosure, you'll likely bend the enclosure to the point where you can't re-use with say an older drive
Other Thoughts: I wiped the drive of all its bundled software.
Haven't tested it for durability, but was able to image my OS drive once without any issues.
It doesn't get too hot, despite the 2TB capacity.
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Date Joined: 12/23/06
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