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HP Z400 X5650 6 Core Intel Xeon 2.66GHz 6GB 250GB NVS 295 Video Card w/ DVI Adapter DVD Multi Windows 7 Pro Installed 64 bit
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Great deal on New Egg Shell Shocker
Loads and runs VMWare ESXi like a champ
Xeon x5650 is a great chip for a VM environment
3 open RAM slots
The free shipping was quick and very well padded
Comes with Win7 Pro license (no media)
Good build quality

Cons: DVD drive is listed in specs as a multi-burner. It's really a multi-reader
RAM was DDR3 1066 and not 1333 like I hoped
Upgrading ECC RAM is pricey
Would like more 3.5" bays

Other Thoughts: This machine is exactly what I was looking for and the Shell Shocker price was too good to pass up. I upgraded the memory to 18GB and added some drives. Currently running a dozen Linux server VMs and two Windows VMs with plenty of capacity to spare.

Some very minor external blemishes to indicate it is a used machine. Overall, very clean. The interior was like new.

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Transcend TS-RDF5K USB 3.0 Support SDHC (UHS-I), SDXC (UHS-I), microSD, microSDHC (UHS-I), and microSDXC (UHS-I) Flash Card Reader
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: less than 1 day

Pros: Quick even on USB 2.0. A little quicker on USB 3.0

Cons: Shoulda bought it sooner.

Other Thoughts: Even on USB 2, this thing blows the doors off my old card reader. I probably didn't need to buy the USB 3.0 interface card for my (now dated) machine.

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Transcend USB 3.0 Dual Expansion Card PCI Express Interface Model TS-PDU3
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: less than 1 day

Pros: Get the drivers right and it works.
Tech support is prompt and courteous.
Price.

Cons: Unclear as to which driver to install.

Other Thoughts: Not sure I needed USB 3.0. I bought this along with a Transcend (TS-RDF5K) card reader to read my class 10 SD cards. The card reader ran almost as fast on USB 2 as it did on USB 3. This is likely a limit of my SD cards. The new card reader blew the doors off my old card reader when both were on USB 2.
Not sorry I made the purchase. Good price and now I have USB 3. Next SD cards I buy will probably be faster.

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William N.'s Profile

Display Name: William N.

Date Joined: 06/24/02

  • Reviews: 25
  • Helpfulness: 10
  • First Review: 06/14/07
  • Last Review: 06/20/14
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