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This review is from: SIIG CE-KV0111-S1 4x1 USB HDMI KVM Switch
Pros: -Reasonable price - if it's on sale.
-No proprietary connectors/cables.
-USB switching works.
Cons: -Only two sets of cables included.
-Cannot use with a Mac.
-Audio connector is Mono ONLY, even though the included cables are stereo.
-PC will detect the monitor disconnecting when you switch selections, causing all open windows to move to the other screen and icons to re-arrange.
Other Thoughts: This is pretty much only acceptable if you only have PCs and don't switch very often. Otherwise you will constantly have your windows & icons get rearranged. Certainly not worth it at the price these run at.
It also caused my video card to detect the wrong overscan setting, causing the screen to appear much smaller than it should have been. It was easily fixed in the driver options, but should never happen in the first place.
Pros: Very good airflow, plenty of room to work, and good fans included.
Cons: Plastic PCI-holders are kinda flimsy, will not work on anything larger than average (Video cards, ect).
Other Thoughts: Drive holder clips work well enough, but are only for 5.25" drives, 3.5" still use screws. You can bypass the plastic PCI slot holders, although they work well enough for regular PCI cards. No PSU, but I prefer to choose my own.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: KWorld PlusTV Analog PCIExpress Pro PVRTV-PE360-A PCI-Express x1 Interface
Pros: Multiple inputs, Component (if it worked, see Cons), price.
Cons: Component video is spotty, even at 480P. Occasionally blacks out or goes partially offscreen. Software is very buggy, settings are unintelligible or just plain useless. Kworld's US site is completely broken, had to search for their global site to find any real downloads. Full Linux support is held back by Phillips (chip maker), although the driver is partially written.
Other Thoughts: Cannot get component input to work in Media Center, so cannot compare. Do not go to kworldcomputer.com, use http://global.kworld-global.com instead.READ FULL REVIEW