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HGST Touro Desk 4TB USB 3.0 3.5
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggs USB Cable is garbage, but the HDD is great. 10/06/2013

This review is from: HGST Touro Desk 4TB USB 3.0 3.5" External Hard Drive HTOLDX3NB40001ABB(0S03396) Black

Pros: Capacity is great, no extra fluff, no free 30 day trials installed, just an empty 4TB HDD.

Transfer speed is good, even when transferring over usb 2.0 sources, much better over usb 3.0 obviously.

Cons: The usb 3.0 cable is garbage, so bad in fact that i would suggest buying a separate A male to B male usb Cable if you purchase this HDD.

I had a USB 2.0 A to B cable on an old printer that i tested to see if the HDD;s problems were the cable until a new one arrived, so if B/C with usb 2.0 is a requirement, yes it works, just be sure that you have an OS that can handle 4tb.

The HDD does go to sleep after a while, and is fairly slow in waking up, such doesn't bother me as i only purchased it as a backup drive anyway.

Other Thoughts: Deducted an egg for the usb cable quality, the HDD itself is as good as any other western digital drive in itself, to the point that i honestly do not know what they were thinking when they packaged these cables with the HDD, many faulty drives are most likely usb cable issues more than the HDD i would guess.

I am happy with my purchase, however i do wish WD would spend the extra few cents to up the quality of their cables.

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Rosewill RM-C2U Black 3 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical 800 dpi Mouse
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggs You get what you pay for. 09/03/2013

This review is from: Rosewill RM-C2U Black 3 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical 800 dpi Mouse

Pros: Works out of the box, no need for driver installs.

Size fits well for my hand.

Still kinda works (see cons).

Cons: Center scroll wheel started acting up within a week of ownership with very light use, skipping alot, most likely improperly lubricated.

Other Thoughts: I've bought Rosewill products in the past, and this is the first one i would suggest avoiding, i've never had a mouse have a failure this fast, even my cheap wireless logitech mouse lasted 2 years before it started having issues, so i would advise staying away from this mouse.

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Nintendo Nintendo 3DS Systems
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggs Good little handheld 04/03/2012

This review is from: Nintendo Nintendo 3DS Systems

Pros: Great little handheld, beautiful screen, pretty good lineup of games at this time, would be 5 stars if it wasn't for one major con.

Cons: 3D, i have a large dislike for 3d, mainly due to it causing me headaches and nausea when using it for more than about 20 mins.
Other than that, i hate fake 3d, but that's another story and not a reason to reduce the score, the headache issue though is.
If you have headache issues with 3d, the 3ds will not be any different, but you can turn it off.

Other Thoughts: Excluding the 3d issue, it's a great handheld, and the battery life can be extended by turning it off, so it's not a dealbreaker.

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Display Name: Robert C.

Date Joined: 09/26/10

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  • First Review: 12/15/10
  • Last Review: 10/06/13
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