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Pros: Negotiates link at gigabit speed. Speedtest.net results for my cablemodem Internet connection are the same as a real Cat-6 Ethernet connection. No issues with streaming video, online multiplayer games, TeamViewer remote access, or my VPN for work.
Cons: Plug seems to fit a bit loosely, but this may be the fault of my home's outlets, rather than the TP-LINK units themselves. One of the Ethernet cables included with one of the kits (I bought 2 kits from Newegg) was defective.
Other Thoughts: I bought 2 of these after reading a review roundup online, fully expecting that I might encounter issues if I used them on circuits that were 'too far apart' in my 2 story house (3 usable levels including the finished basement) which was built in 1978. I was pleasantly surprised when I did not run into any snags.
I have one unit connected to my router in my utility room in the basement, another connected to my desktop PC which is also in the basement, and a third connected to my home server on the main floor of the home. I have hosted online multiplayer games as well as played games on external servers while the rest of the family was watching Netflix or Sling TV, and encountered no issues with maintaining a stable connection with sufficient speed for my purposes.
I plan to use the 4th unit to connect my wife's desktop computer (which currently uses wi-fi) in our bedroom next.
Pros: Reasonable value for the money; not much point buying a cheaper card with even worse performance. Gets ~8700 PPD in Folding@home (stock clocks)
Cons: Memory clock of card I received is 667 MHz (1333 effective) DDR3, this is 25% slower than the GT 640 reference design, making the bandwidth-limited situation even worse!
Other Thoughts: Hopefully I get the rebate. Also hoping I can bump the RAM to at least get closer to reference speeds...READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000 - Graphite
Pros: Works on every surface I tried it on (regular mouse pad, the couch, my pants, shiny coffee table, glossy finish table at Panera bread). Enough range and sensitivity to play games from my HTPC 6 feet away (using a stiff-back mousepad sitting on the couch itself)
Cons: Some others here have stated battery life issues, I haven't had it long enough to notice this, I am still using the battery it came with and I bought it about a month ago. Not quite daily usage, though, so YMMV
Other Thoughts: Bought this to replace the mini-optical wireless mouse I had been using for years that was plagued by extremely short range. The last straw for me was it wouldn't work on the glossy table surface at Panera bread. The bluetrack tech in the WMM4000 worksREAD FULL REVIEW