Skip to: |

Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

Limited Time Only! Newegg Premier is now only $29.99/year. Sign up now.
  • Shipping Destination: United States
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Search
Home
Home > 
DAVID L.'s Profile > 
All Reviews
  • Find Reviews
  • Find

Showing Results: Most Recent

Intel BOXD54250WYK1 Intel QS77 2 x 204Pin Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggs Excellent as an HTPC 02/25/2014

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 Intel QS77 2 x 204Pin Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: Really good graphics with Intel HD 5000. It recognized my 50" plasma TV and guided me through a set of what-looks-better and voila! The color was noticeably better. Really excellent. It plays .mkv format videos (30-40GB for blurays) and music over the LAN from my PC to the TV and living room sound system.

Quite responsive as a PC, too, with MS Office installed.

Cons: The limitation is the same for all HTPCs -- the TV as a monitor is across the room. So it's not really good for a PC. If you have one the GB BRIX Pro boxes, they have a lot more power but there's nothing to do with it for me, and I'm just as in favor of overkill as the next computer enthusiast.

Neither the NUC or the BRIX Pro will get above medium frame rates, and a desktop with a graphics card is much superior.

Other Thoughts: Full disclosure:
Samsung 840 EVO 250GB mSATA SSD
2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaws 1600MHz RAM
Intel 7260 wifi / bluetooth card
Win 8.1 Pro and Office 2013
Logitech MK700/MK710 keyboard/mouse combo
mini-HDMI to HDMI and mini-Display Port to HDMI 6" cables ($50 together)
Cat 6a ethernet cable

Assembly was 20 minutes. 4 screws and the bottom comes off. Install the 7260 first, then the SSD. The memory snaps into place. My advice is to download the latest BIOS and have it ready on a thumb drive. I did not do this. I first installed Win 8.1 Pro from a bootable thumb drive, but Win wouldn't function properly. So I updated the BIOS and re-installed Win and it worked.

Boot and shutdown are each 8-10 seconds, although it's left on now most of the time.

READ FULL REVIEW
Kaybles CAT6A-7S 7 ft. Cat 6A Blue Color Shielded Stranded STP Network Cable Blue Color
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: more than 1 year

Pros: Cat 6a and very sturdy. I just bought 3 more, bringing my total to 6.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: They're pretty.

READ FULL REVIEW
Retractable USB Power Port Ready charger cable designed for the Raspberry Pi Board and uses TipExchange
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggs Good retractable USB power charger cable 12/08/2013

This review is from: Retractable USB Power Port Ready charger cable designed for the Raspberry Pi Board and uses TipExchange

Pros: Minimalist but sturdy, and works well with my Raspberry Pi. I connect it to one of the TV's USB slots.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Love the Pi!

READ FULL REVIEW

DAVID L.'s Profile

Display Name: DAVID L.

Date Joined: 01/28/10

  • Reviews: 24
  • Helpfulness: 14
  • First Review: 10/06/10
  • Last Review: 02/25/14
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2014 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site. nassau