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Pros: good transfer speed between drive and PC (+100mb), handles 4tb drives, good quality
Cons: terrible transfer speeds with two drives transferring data amongst one another (haven't bothered to see if its a limitation on unit, usb 3.0 port, etc.)
Other Thoughts: have not used as duplicator yet, i have the single port unit also that has been excellent - if you don't need the duplicator aspect, i'd go with the single portREAD FULL REVIEW
This review is from: ASUS P8Z77-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: Solid quality, great layout, plethora of connectors laid out in the right spots (fan, sata, usb, audio, power), Asus overclocking software easy to use and realworld useful (i73770 to 4.2ghz stock cooling / i53450s to 3.8ghz stock cooling), superb wi-fi
Cons: I bought two of these for the 4 ports of 6.0gb satas, but I have a huge gripe. Intel supports only 2 6.0 (across all motherboard brands) so the extra 2 are basically 3rd party that utilizes the PCI express bandwidth (different vendors, all same solution)... It's functional but not as fast as the Intel supports slots. It's a bit false advertising but it looks like that's the marketing of these feature across all brands.
Other Thoughts: If I'd have known about the screwy 3rd party solution, I'd have probably purchased an micro ATX board instead since I abandoned the 3rd party party and just used the 3.0 Intel ports for my extra drives. Then again the Wi-Fi unit is such a nice add-on and the price of the board make it a better deal than the smaller boards.
Build 1- i7 3770, 8gb gskill sniper 1866 x2, 256gb Samsung 840 Pro SSD x2, WD Black 2TB, Asus DVD, Corsair CX500M, VANTEC UGT-CR935, Thermaltake SOPRANO - WEI 7.8 CPU, 7.9 HD, 7.9 RAM, 5.6 GPU (Intel HD4000)
Build 2 - i5 3450s, 4gb gskill 1600 x2, 256gb OCZ Vertex 4, WD Black 1TB, WD Green 2TB, Asus DVD, Asus HD7750 Corsair CX430, Antex Sonata (2006), VANTEC UGT-IH203 WEI overall 7.4 (limited by GPU) - can't remember individual numbers
Pros: Fast, good UI, it just works
Cons: Runs a little warm - I have a fan blowing over it
Other Thoughts: I use this unit at work that is a startup... Attached are 8 desktops, 10 voip units, 8 wireless laptops (using both bands), 6-10 cell phones, 2 24 port switches, 2 office printer/copiers, and a Synology NAS unit. No issues to date. Previously I have used Linksys/Cisco routers (3) that each failed from 6 to 15 months. Being an Asus fan, I gave their router a shot and have been quite pleased. Highly recommend for home users and frugal business folks.READ FULL REVIEW