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Pros: Super easy, tool-less assembly. Nice looking. Feels solid.
Cons: I ordered orange and received Paris HIlton pink. Gee thanks. If I were a sixteen year old girl I might like it.
Other Thoughts: I'm not taking points off for the color mix up because there's nothing wrong with the design. Still it's a shame the distributor's quality control is so poor.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Samsung ATIV Smart PC XE500T1C-A04US 11.6-inch Windows 8 Tablet – 64GB
Pros: Bright IPS display, Touch screen, Integrated stylus, dual cameras, light and portable.
Cons: Samsung's support is AWFUL. If you are like me and you prefer to load a fresh copy of Windows yourself, Samsung makes it very difficult. I tried to find drivers on their site and after entering all the model information, their site says "page not found." Really? Come on Samsung. Also the installation/image that comes with it is very unstable. The desktop performance is very slow and full of issues.
Other Thoughts: After reading plenty of reviews that corroborate my experience with this device, (slow, very difficult to load OS on) I wish I had gotten something different. After dealing with Samsung's online support, I will probably stay far away from any future Samsung PC products.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: the HD 6450 reference design is supposed to be pretty good for video applications, but this card is not a reference design. As the previous reviewer meantioned it uses 512 mb of 32 bit memory. the reference design is either 512 of GDDR 5 or 1GB of 64 bit GDDR 3. (According to Anandtech, GDDR 3 actually has a lower TDP than GDDR 5, so I guess this card would have very low power consumption and generate little heat)
It's not a terrible card, but for roughly the same price, you can get a reference design using 1 GB of 64 bit GDDR 3.
Cons: The reason I'm not satisfied with this card is that when using Windows Media Center, it can't keep up with the overlay menus while an HDTV stream is displayed at the same time. I might be able to deal with HD video OK when there's nothing else going on, but, at least with the current drivers, it doesn't seem to be able to do a lot on top of that at the same time. Unfortunately for a premium HTPC experience, I think you need to be able to do that extra bit as well.
Other Thoughts: I traded this card in for an HD 6570 which now I think is the right card for an HTPC. The GDDR3 version has a pretty low TDB and still has enough oomph to do a few other things like display overlay menus while decoding UVD 3.0 HD video.READ FULL REVIEW