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This review is from: Rosewill RFSH-13001 - 12-sheets Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder
Pros: Inexpensive. Works. Cross cuts. Deals with credit cards. Lowish dust.
Cons: 12 pages is overly optmistic. I don't like the way it sounds past 8 sheets wrt gearbox stain (I assume the box is cheapo).
Had to put odd sized insurance card through twice.
Not tiny crosscuts, but at the price it's fine.
Other Thoughts: Bought the extended warranty just in case.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes
Pros: It is _extremely_ hard to justify any other cooling solution unless space is a factor or the user is looking for an extreme overclock.
This is quiet and a great performer.
This thing is nearly as good as solutions which cost 2-4x as much, and those weigh much more (stress motherboard) and are often less quiet.
Cons: Stock fan is not particularly quiet. I recommend Noctua or Scythe. Do some reading regarding PWM vs voltage regulation, and whether your mobo will support variable speeds on a 3-pin fan.
Throw out the provided thermal paste and buy some new stuff. "Less is more" for thermal paste -- if you used more than a grain of rice worth you are hurting your rate of transfer.
This review is from: YAMAHA YBA-11 Bluetooth Wireless Audio Receiver
Pros: This came free with my receiver and I assumed I wouldn't use it. I actually connect my phone to it fairly often.
A very flexible device -- as long as you can connect it to your amp somehow, all it needs is USB power and you are set.
Cons: No way to set the bluetooth pairing code. My neighbor's TV pairs with anything it can find, so if I don't connect first I get terrible cable news blasting out of my speakers. This is a much bigger problem than I anticipated. There is no way to discriminate between legitimate and illegitimate pairings.
It uses a strange coax (orange RCA-type connector) connector that I'm not familiar with. Maybe I'm just not hardcore enough. My receiver had the input, so meh.