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HGST Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN (0S03664) 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Fast for a NAS drive.
Fast enough to run games off of.
Size will be very difficult for the average user to fill.
Probably the most reliable HDD i've owned.

Cons: Runs hotter than any other HDD i've owned, averages around 37c in a case with 3 HDD's and 1 SSD with a Radeon 7950 and an overclocked i5 2500k, that said google has tested HDD's in higher temps and found that the effect of heat on HDD's does not seem to effect them until you get around 50c.

Other Thoughts: I will probably buy another one of these at some point soon in the future to replace a seagate 3TB HDD, i would highly suggest anyone to buy this HDD, in fact i would buy this over any other 4TB HDD, as again the quality is top notch.

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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 Mouse – Black, 3 Buttons, 1 x Wheel, USB Wired, Optical, 800 dpi
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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 Mouse – Black, 3 Buttons, 1 x Wheel, USB Wired, Optical, 800 dpi

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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Display Name: Robert C.

Date Joined: 09/26/10

  • Reviews: 6
  • Helpfulness: 3
  • First Review: 12/15/10
  • Last Review: 01/03/15
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