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This review is from: Turtle Beach TBS-1122-01F 7.1 Channels USB Interface Audio Advantage Roadie
Pros: great little external usb sound card for using a microphone for dictation that works with Win Pro 8.1 64 bit Microsoft drivers
Cons: no longer supported by manufacturer since Win 7 but Microsoft's generic driver works
Other Thoughts: I bought 2 of these back in 2006. Stopped using them when I upgraded to win 7 because there were no drivers. I recently upgraded to win 8.1 Pro 64 bit. My usb mic died. For the heck of it I dug out one of the Roadies from the junk drawer to try it with a 3.5mm mic. It installed and works perfectly for nice clear crisp low noise dictation. Much better than plugging into the sound card on the motherboard. Glad I didn't toss them away.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: easy to set up - has both remote and manual controls. One of the three hdmi ports is on the front for occasional use of a laptop or tablet.
Cons: bright blue power light could be used to find way out of mammoth caves in the dark of night.
Other Thoughts: Worked out of the box to allow selecting between a roku box and an chromcast dongle. Remote was easy to set up with a Harmony remote.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: I didn't buy mine from Newegg - which is odd in itself because I get most of my technology from Newegg due to their great prices and service.
This time I bought a Dell N5010 with an i3-370m, 6gb and 320gb from a big box store on a one day sale for $250. But I got what I paid for - a broken laptop.
One call to Dell and they had a tech with new motherboard at my house 2 days later. When that didn't fix the problem, the tech came back the next day with a new daughter board and battery. That seemed to fix the original problem but a day later it would no longer boot to windows and would not re-install from the recovery disks I had made.
Another phone call to Dell involving about a half hour of do this, try that, to no avail. And then the good news - I would be getting a replacement.
5 days later the replacement arrives - a Dell N5150 with the i5-2430, 8gb, 750gb hd, and including a full license for Office 2010 Home and Student (not a trial, but not the 3-peat either).
Cons: As mentioned in the review of the other N5150 sold by newegg, changing the hard drive is a pain. I watched the first tech remove a zillion screws, the palm rest and the keyboard just to get to the hard drive so he could remove it and replace the motherboard. I don't mind the screws, but those fragile ribbon connectors bother me some. Dell has complete illustrated instructions on their web site for those who want to do it themselves.
Other Thoughts: I stop buying Dell products several years ago because of the horrible support. Apparently there has been a big change in the support policy and services. In fact, when I realized the original laptop had a problem my first thought was to just return it to the big box store to avoid the anticipated hassle with Dell support. Even if I had not received a substantial upgrade as a replacement I would still be very impressed with the new Dell support.READ FULL REVIEW