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Pros: Partially modular. Easy to install. Blue LED.
Cons: Was experiencing random shut downs, particularly when trying to install windows updates. I eventually figured out that it was the PSU after I kept unplugging USBs and accessories until the shut downs stopped; I also noticed that my fan controller was not getting full power and the fans themselves sounded a little erratic. Sometimes a flaky PSU is even worse then a dead PSU, since it's harder to troubleshoot.
I do not have a power-hungry setup, so I replaced with an old OCZ 500W supply and now everything is fine.
It's just outside of the 2 year warranty. Go figure.
Other Thoughts: It may be an "affordable" PSU, but $60 is too much money to drop every two years on a new PSU.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: You can read stuff from it... you know, as long as it's NOT an ACTUAL BLU-RAY DISC. But other stuff, without DRM, it will read.
Cons: You have to buy additional software to get this to actually work as intended. You can buy this drive plus a blu-ray DVD. But it's still not enough to watch Blu Rays on this drive. Thanks, SONY.
Other Thoughts: So I bought this literally 5 years ago, and there is STILL not a free blu-ray software that will let me use this drive to its fullest potential. Not that I am asking much from its "fullest potential". I really just want to watch Blu-Rays on my computer. I guess I am just a horrible person for wanting this. And yet, 5 years later, that is still too much to ask, without spending >$50 more for software that SHOULD be included.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Logitech Cordless Desktop LX 310 Laser - Retail
Pros: Keyboard is excellent. Normal size/shape (personally I hate the bulky "ergonomic" keyboards). The extra buttons are non intrusive and I actually use them, especially, the volume controls and calculator.
Mouse tracks well, has tilt wheel scrolling, as well as forward/back buttons.
I have had no problems with losing signal between the keyboard or mouse and computer. This will only happen when the batteries run very low. The mouse has a low battery light, but the keyboard lacks this warning (which could be a problem if you're in the middle of an intense game). Battery life for the keyboard is very good though. The mouse batteries are replaced more frequently (every few months?).
Cons: I've owned 2 of these so far, and both have developed the same problem with the mouse (in under 1 year with fairly heavy use). The mouse eventually starts double-clicking when you try to single click. I have had this problem with other Logitech mice as well, but this problem seems especially bad with this particular model. Normally this would be a deal breaker, but Logitech products come with excellent warranties which they support. In both cases I contacted customer support and after explaining the problem they immediately sent replacements free of charge (I did not need to send back the broken mouse either).
Other (minor) cons: Receiver is large and corded (not one of Logitech's newer, small unifying receiver dongles).
Caps lock and num lock lights are on the receiver and not the keyboard itself.
Power button on the mouse is harder to turn on/off than slide switch mice, which leads to higher battery usage because I forget to turn it off.
Other Thoughts: Mouse is "normal sized" (not notebook sized).
Scroll wheel "clicks" (not a smooth scroll wheel) which is a pro or con depending upon individual preferences.
Mouse feels a bit heavy with two AA batteries weighing it down. Again, pro or con depending upon what you want.