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HP Compaq 6000 Pro Micro Tower - Intel Core 2 Duo 2.93Ghz E7500 - 4GB RAM - 160GB Hard Drive - DVD RW - Windows 7 64 Bit
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: This computer is perfect for someone who only wants e-mail or internet access, not for anyone doing any heavy duty stuff such as video editing or serious gaming.
It comes with Win 7 64bit and as the enclosed note says - a stable OS, no need to upgrade to Win 10 (which is an attempt to give get back to Win 7, but fails). I agree wholeheartedly - forget about Win 10 it stinks for anyone other than a total beginner who does not need access to various OS settings which the experienced user needs to find.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: These HP computers (6000 series) come with an excellent solid high quality case with lots of room in a smaller tower case.
Note that a standard mATA motherboard will not work because of the HP layout -the I/O end is on the shorter horizontal end of the motherboard.

XFX Radeon R7 265 DirectX 11.2 R7-265A-CNJ4 2GB 256-Bit DDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 CrossFireX Support Video Card
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: I chose this card primarily for 3D rendering in DAZ3D, rather than for gaming. Renders are very fast and good looking. Video streams of movies are excellent too.

Cons: Needs lots of power. Rebate company cheated me out of the rebate.

Other Thoughts: Be sure to use 6 pin power connector, otherwise with 3 pin connector card will not work

Don't expect to get the rebate. They told me I had missed the deadline which is nonsense and gave me another chance to re-submit, which I did and never heard from them. Cheated me out of $20. I guess I will not recommend XFX to honor the rebate in the future. XFX should fire these jerks.

Spectrum AIL ATS Universal Height Adjustable Tablet Stand
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

3 out of 5 eggs Incompatible 11/02/2014

This review is from: Spectrum AIL ATS Universal Height Adjustable Tablet Stand

Pros: The metal stand is solid but there are at least 2 major flaws.

Cons: The tablet holder mechanism is well designed but made of somewhat flimsy plastic.
The thread on the stand is not standard and will not fit standard microphone stand attachements.
The stand has 4 legs instead of 3, which means it will not be as stable as a "true tripod" leg, unless placed on a floor that is absolutely level. The designers obviously do not understand the basic concept of tripod stability.

Other Thoughts: Too bad that this product has 2 major problems. I was unable to attach my extremely durable Unit Joy carbon fiber tablet holder to the stand because the screw thread is incompatible with standard microphone stand thread size. Also, 3 leg (tripod) design works better than 4 leg design on non flat surfaces, that is why camera tripods and other stands have 3 legs.


Dan T.'s Profile

Display Name: Dan T.

Date Joined: 07/22/03

  • Reviews: 51
  • Helpfulness: 31
  • First Review: 02/18/04
  • Last Review: 11/21/15
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