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Vantec UGT-AH700U3-2C 7-Port USB 3.0 + 2 Smart Charging Port Aluminum Hub w/ Power Adapter
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  • neweggOwned For: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Broke in 5 days. Covered by Warranty. Vantec was great in dealing with problem and very fast with the turn around shipping after they recieved the defective unit. 05/11/2016

This review is from: Vantec UGT-AH700U3-2C 7-Port USB 3.0 + 2 Smart Charging Port Aluminum Hub w/ Power Adapter

Pros: Nice looking. Charging capacity for phones and tablets. Unobtrusive LED's. Had a positive review at another tech site. EDIT: See other below.

Cons: Died quickly, 5 days. Unit is getting very warm to the touch. When you plug in a thumb drive the blue LED next to each port no longer comes on. Can no longer communicate with desktop. Also, supplied USB cord is only 32 inches, should be a 6 footer. Ordered on 11.02.2014.

Other Thoughts: Would like to try another but... I think I will return for refund. Have not contacted Vantec yet.

EDIT on 05.11.2016 : Contacted Vantec shortly after the initial review. I sent back the faulty unit directly under warranty. (This was easier than returning to Newegg) They sent back a new unit that had a different power brick. It has been rock solid for well over a year. I would buy this again. I heavily use the charging ports for the cell phone and tablet.

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MSI GeForce GT 730 DirectX 12 N730-2GD3V3 2GB 128-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready ATX Video Card
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Needed 3 for a Dell OptiPlex 390 and 3020 and an old vintage build. Dell's do not have extra power cables and have only 265 watt PSU, so needed slot/buss powered card of 50 watts or less. This video card is 49 watts. Works well. Not a gamer card due to DDR3 memory but for a daily task, internet machine it is better than the built in video. It has a wider selection of cable options HDMI, DVI-D, D-Sub. This is a very solid video card for its intended use.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: I was very impressed with the clean, high quality circuit design. 10 year Warranty.

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Silicon Power 64GB Blaze B05 USB 3.0 Retractable Flash Drive, Black
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggs Silicon Power Blaze B05 64GB Retractable USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Black 04/17/2015

This review is from: Silicon Power 64GB Blaze B05 USB 3.0 Retractable Flash Drive, Black

Pros: Great drive. Extremely lightweight. Retractable design the best I've used. It stays put when you insert it. Unobtrusive tiny red LED when in use.

HDTune 2.55 info : 58.9GB (63.2), Fat16
Transfer rate:
min 170.5 MB/sec
max 189.1 MB/sec
avg 186.2 MB/sec
access time: .6ms
Burst rate: 59.7 MB/sec
CPU usage: -1.0%

Cons: none

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John F.'s Profile

Display Name: John F.

Date Joined: 03/02/05

  • Reviews: 29
  • Helpfulness: 14
  • First Review: 11/17/06
  • Last Review: 05/11/16
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