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Pros: It will play 'HD' netflix movies on a 21" monitor @ via DVI, but it cannot do the same via HDMI to an HD TV without stuttering. Need to reduce the screen resolution then it works reasonably ok (but some detail is lost). Pretty good as normal activities such as serving the web, etc. Renders complex pages quickly. Can handle one HD IP camera with audio at full frame rate at about 60% cpu . Can handle two IP cameras at full resolution but just barely. Others have reported the box gets excessively hot but I'm not experiencing that at all. It appears to be designed to be mounted vertically so there is an airflow from the bottom of the case towards the top. It runs warm but nowhere near 'hot'. The small size of the box and the very low power requirements are great; we have it on a 30" deep kitchen counter behind a 21" monitor without any problem. All of the coiled-up wires from the monitor, etc. take up more space than the computer itself. Overall, I wish it had a little more horsepower but otherwise not bad.
Cons: The wireless is unreliable for the 'n' speed but reliable for 'g' speed. The 'n' speed drops off occasionally even when the router is 20 feet away and on the same floor.
Other Thoughts: Using Windows Vista 64 bitREAD FULL REVIEW