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Small, mounts to VESA-compliant bracket mounts behind monitor
Linux-compatible; I loaded & booted openSUSE13.1 with little difficulty
Cons: **BIOS is weird. If you're going to install an internal SATA drive in this thing, make SURE you boot it from a usb FIRST, or it will automatically default to booting from the (still blank) internal drive. After the first time booting it with the internal drive disconnected, however, the BIOS reliably allows me to select boot device by repeatedly tapping F11 during power-up (but it's too late to press it once you see the message flash on-screen)
**HEAT ... leaving this thing running for any period of time at all, even with the cpu at 10% or less causes severe heat issues & the case can get very uncomfortably hot. Honestly, this cpu simply wasn't made to run with that little heat dissipation, and thermal-protection will scale performance WAY back if you don't provide auxiliary cooling! I cut holes in the back panel of mine & soldered a fan connector to the on-board usb header so I could mount a 120mm case fan. Now I get MUCH better performande out of it, and the cpu no longer overheats!
This review is from: BYTECC Bracket-35225 2.5 Inch HDD/SSD Mounting Kit For 3.5" Drive Bay or Enclosure
Pros: Sold as a bracket for mounting 1 SSD, but it actually has mounting points for 2!
Cons: Plastic, rather than metal, so it does nothing to help keep your drives cool.READ FULL REVIEW
Boots to full GUI in < 1 minute (openSUSE13.1 XFCE Desktop)
Cons: Why didn't I find this before I spent more $$$ on a slower SSD?
Other Thoughts: Bought one of these to build a miniPC for my mother in law. Now her miniPC with a 2-core 1GHz CPU boots in less than 2/3 the time my mid-tower running on a different brand SSD with a 4-core 3.6GHz cpu needs!
I'll DEFINITELY be ordering more of these, and have already placed an order for a few mushkin USB3 sticks!