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This review is from: SILVERSTONE Black Aluminum / Steel ML04B Micro ATX Media Center / HTPC Case
Pros: Looks like a stereo component, Small, fits full sized componets (HD, optical drive, & PSU), dimmer on the power/hd activity led. Door on the front. Great build quality feels very sturdy.
Cons: There is this strange plastic peace in the case that a HD is meant to be mounted on, if this was build a bit different it could have supported two instead of just the one.
A bit on the pricey side, and should have came with a dust filter for at least one of sides as well.
Other Thoughts: Cable management can not be an after thought it must be done every step of the way.
Many other reviews are complaining about how small this case is and that its hard to work with. That is true, but nothing can truly be big on the inside but small on the outside.
Good airflow is difficult to achieve with case especially if you want to keep positive pressure and keep down the dust, a dust filter would have fixed this issue for the most part.
This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Series UV128 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Black/Yellow(AUV128-32G-RBY)
Pros: Much faster than my old USB 2.0, price, color (its easy to find)
Cons: Lots of reviews are putting no activity light in this area. Personally I almost put that in my pro's box. The less blinking lights on my computer the better.
Other Thoughts: I didn't run any bench marks on this drive at all, but the read/write speeds are noticeably greater than the typical 2.0 drives to the point that I doubt I'll ever buy another 2.0.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Price, Bronze certified, Silent, Sleeved and Size.
Cons: For my uses the cord length made cable management very difficult. Also the connectors at the end of these long cords were very close together and I had to do some repinning and resleeving (don't plan on going more than two 3.5" drive bays apart unless you plan on doing this too). These things cost it and egg.
Other Thoughts: I bought this for my HTPC. Its much more power than I needed, but I wanted bronze cert. and I wanted a PSU I could trust. I got one of these in the past for a friends build and its been doing great.READ FULL REVIEW