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Pros: Handles not only TV but most video formats -- including MKV. I don't know what the other reviewer spec'd out; all you need do is download the Win 7 or 8 Video drivers to get all of these formats available on a pass-thru basis. That said, some formats in 1080p won't be viewable. So downsize.
Cons: I bought this for $179. It would be a good value for about $59 IMO (honest or not) but $179 was way over-priced and rather quickly reduced it $100 or so. Story of my life with PCs...
The remote was difficult to work with right from the get-go, until I replaced the batteries. Go figure. Wish they would update the software for the hardware, too.
Sometimes (well about 50% of the time) you need to restart the system to get the signal and video to handshake properly, which is a bit of a pain, but it does work the second time around. All said, it might be less frustrating to just use a cable box.
Pros: Nice size, feature set, works with every game I own (Solitaire I guess). Bought it for the cores and Adobe apps.
Cons: The $75 in-game offer that was included in the package actually expired April 30, 2013. It's now June 26th. I guess no one checks the little print.
Other Thoughts: Great card to waste $200 on. I mean that seriously. All my gamer friends think I'm an idiot for spending money on these more powerful graphic cards every 3 or so years when I don't game with them. But I use this computer for work and if it saves me 10 minutes a day or keep my eyesight from going buggy, it's worth the investment.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Great system and setup. Runs's my 2x 5160s w/48gb of ram surprisingly quiet (when it starts up it sounds like a helicopter taking off but then quiets down) and cool. No problems installing Win 2008R2 Hyper-V or Linux. I have 5 Win servers running concurrently.
Cons: Expandable to another 4 drives, except this costs about $400 additional and the disk board does not come with any ribbon cables so it's impossible to use! (Asus support told me that they don't sell the cage and card w/cabling, btw. I wonder if they actually have any buyers?)
Other Thoughts: I have 4 300GB WD 10K rpm drives and wanted to add a couple 1TB drives for shared drives but the expandability is problematic. For 500 more you can upgrade to the 8 drive version with a board that doubles the memory and the larger power supply, which is probably worth the price.READ FULL REVIEW