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Pros: Nice size
multiple connector types
Cons: Like many other reviewers, both digital connections on my monitor would gain and lose signal every few seconds, rendering them useless
Asus' idea of an RMA process is to get you to send them your defective product, shelve it for a month somewhere you can't pronounce, then send it back to you claiming inability to replicate the problem
Furthermore, their service staff couldn't be bothered to read my correspondence, forcing me to write, rewrite, and explain the obvious four times.
Now they want to charge me a $10 processing fee to replace a monitor I have owned for months, but never got to use, and which the few intelligent support staffers I spoke to agreed was clearly defective.
Other Thoughts: When a customer tells you he's tried, separately and collectively, 6 computers, 8 video cards, over a dozen cables, and multiple driver releases and each had the same issues, you really shouldn't treat him like an idiot.
Will never buy an ASUS monitor again
Outperforms most AMD coolers
Effectively cools cpus above recommended die power
Pre-applied thermal seems decent
Cons: A little tricky to uninstall
Plastic tabs are a little more fragile than steel
Other Thoughts: Have used 5 of these on socket 754, 939, AM2, even AM3, and they are cooler and quieter than stock AMD coolers were, even on a couple cpus above maximum approved wattage.READ FULL REVIEW
Fast -see other thoughts
Cons: 1.1ghz frequency means home server 2011 won't install, even though this chip is fast enough to handle it.
Intel onboard video isn't perfect, but still does most stuff okay.
Other Thoughts: I'm an AMD fan, mostly, -bias alert- but experimenting with this little number has me looking harder at Intel rigs.
Tech specs aside, this is roughly as fast on Win 7 as an Athlon X2 4400+, even though it's exactly half the actual cpu frequency. RAM speed may play a small factor here, but the only significant hardware difference is cpu architecture. I knew Intel had an edge in this area, but never considered it worth the expense to buy a rig until now. Glad to see they have an affordable option with decent performance.