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This review is from: CORSAIR Voyager GT 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model CMFVYGT3A-64GB
Pros: Holds lots of data. Nice pretty red case.
Cons: Failed. Lost data more then once. Reformatted it and still lost data. I bought another and the same thing happened.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: ASUS P7H57D-V EVO LGA 1156 Intel H57 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: New technology has its learning curve. That said, here’s the story. Looked through the specs. to find out what ran on the motherboard. Right processor, check – right memory speed and counts, check – power supply has right plugs and enough power, check.
Got her home, assembled it, and Walla won’t boot. Looked in the book and didn’t find the ram I purchased on the list, so I sent the ram back and got some that was on the list. Put it in, Walla won’t boot... Hmmm. Called Asus. We determined it was either the motherboard or the processor. Well, in 27 years of working on computers I have never had a bad Intel processor so, gota be the motherboard. Got the new one, changed everything out, and Walla – won’t boot. Hhhhhaaa (inhale / exhale). I thought to myself, Frisbee... No, relax, keep your cool... sent the processor back and got a new one. Installed it, (thought about grabbing a beer 1st), but you would be proud, I didn’t. Plugged her in and Walla BOOTED UP LIKE A CHAMP.
Cons: Just took 2 extra weeks with all the shipping 3 days each issue... Good patient customer...
I wish newegg would list memory specs on the specifications list to save a web search on the MB.
Other Thoughts: 1st bad Intel processor. No buddy's perfect. New Egg handled that - 5 stars! Great company to work with! Cheaper than my wholesalers, better web site, no minimum order, great RMA, faster service, don’t charge a fee to use a credit card. What else can I say... Outside of loosing 2 weeks, my experience was excellent.
Ten stars for these guys at Asus! Awesome !!! Spoke good English, very intelligent, very helpful, answered the phone within 15 seconds. Every time I called (called 3 times)
They even called back 2 weeks later to close the case file. I thought good service like this had dissappeared. Guess Not!
This review is from: SUPERMICRO MBD-C2SBA+-O LGA 775 Intel G33 ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: Quite frankly, I installed this motherboard and was getting intermittent SATA HDD read errors. “Operating System” not found etc. Well, it angered me because I had it sold and it needed to be delivered & so I ”One Day” shipped another MB to myself finding the same problem happen… The reason I jumped the conclusion (SATA controller being the problem) was because some idiot said this was a problem with this MB in the ratings so it was the 1st thing I assumed was wrong with my MB. I was wrong! He probably was too. When all else fails folks, read the book. Oops. FIRST thing you are instructed to do on page 4-3 is set the “HDD pre-delay” in the bios (6 sec worked ok) so the processor has time to initialize the SATA HDD or you will get an HDD non-existing error. BY BAD. Been doing this 26 years since MS-DOS 2.11. I guess an old dog can be humbled occasionally too. ;-)
Other Thoughts: I use the 1-5 egg ratings when looking for new hardware, and am finding it less and less useful. Many times I read the complaints and chuckle at some of the moronic comments while the vendor gets bad publicity from someone who doesn’t know what their talking about. So if you kids are new at this, rate yourself as an amateur. Just because your hands fit the keyboard, you can type, or change a stick of ram doesn’t mean you know anything. Work out your issues first before you criticize too harshly. You might learn something.
Also, don’t complain about features you don't have or don't complain about the price when you order something. Ratings should be on quality, not price or features. If you want features, order a board that has them. If you don’t like the price, then don’t buy it. Ratings should always be about quality and service not about shoulda-coulda-woulda.