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This review is from: Silicon Power 128GB Blaze B05 USB 3.0 Flash Drive (SP128GBUF3B05V1K)
Pros: Super Strong & Durable (see other thoughts)
Fast & Consistent transfer speeds
Cons: *Only nitpick I have is that the drive is upside down when you slide it open requiring you to flip it over to insert into the USB port.
Other Thoughts: I was testing this drive in a PC I was doing a repair on and forgot I left it plugged into the back of the computer. Then I dropped the tower, weighing 21 lbs, onto one of my dining chairs...directly on the flash drive! It bent the connector on a 45 degree angle and half the case went flying off.
I was quite angry and definitely figured the drive was smoked...yet it survived! I was able to straighten the connector most of the way and snap the cover back on. Even though the connector is still slightly bent it still slides open and closed.
I have broken plenty of USB devices, of all manners, by kicking them while plugged into the front of a tower or during a similar 'OOPSE' moment as mentioned above.
If nothing else I know that this thing will take a beating and keep on reading (and writing)! :D
This review is from: LINKSYS RE6500HG Dual Band Wireless AC Range Extender
Pros: I don't often call PC components or networking equipment cute, but this one is...
That doesn't detract from it's ability to serve its intended purpose though
The simplest setup for a network device I have ever experienced
No loss in transfer speeds on either band; 2.4GHz/5GHz
Finally full speed Wi-Fi in my wife's office
Flawless performance for 5+ weeks
Cons: If I was going to be super picky about setting up this device I could say 2 very minor things...
1) The setup page did not pop up on my phone automatically...no big deal to type in the IP Addresss 192.168.1.1
2) When I was prompted to type in my Wi-Fi network password it defaulted to a capitalized first letter
That's it...nothing serious enough to dock an egg.
Other Thoughts: This is a perfect complement to my Linksys EA7500 router. I am so happy that this took care of the small weak Wi-Fi spot in my home as other cheaper devices always proved to only hinder performance.
Simply follow the very short, 4 step, directions and you should be in business for enhanced Wi-Fi performance/coverage. The light was solid on the extender after about 1 minute. I found the expected Linksys Setup SSID on my Android LG G4 after clicking 'Search' for new Wi-Fi signals only once. The extender picked up both of my 2.4GHz/5GHz bands (as well as some of my neighbors) immediately. All that was left was to input my password and voila! Superior Wi-Fi performance!
I've had it hooked up for 5, maybe 6, weeks at this point and it has been perfect as far as holding a connection is concerned. It has no problem transmitting my new Comcast speed of 180Mbps down.
I feel that this extender will hold up to the standards I have come to expect from Linksys(Cisco) products.
LEDs display load on card
Sweet Backlit Radeon Logo
HBM making the card quite small
Radiator to exhaust all heat out of your case
Cons: Small overclocking capabilities, but I knew this going in.
Possibly mounting the radiator...but if you're complaining about mounting the radiator in your case, then you obviously spent absolutely no time planning out the installation of the card...
Other Thoughts: For the price this card has been available for recently, $379-$399, I feel you would have to be a fool or blind sheep to purchase the other guy's product.
You get a ridiculously quiet and powerful card that comes water cooled ready for you to plug into your computer, and it has a 2 year warranty...what else could you ask for?
Yes, it doesn't overclock like the competition but, it does benefit quite exceptionally from running DirectX12 or Vulkan APIs in new games. That is even better than an overclock since you literally have to do nothing but install the game or update it..and these new programming methods for games are NOT going away...they are only going to get more popular, especially DX12.
So why not buy the GPU that will benefit from games that are being patched for DX12, and for all the new games that will be released running DX12 from day one?
Guru3D just posted their results for the Deus Ex Mankind Divided DirectX12 patch. It shows the FuryX beating the GTX 1080 at 1080P resolution by a good margin(10%), and the Fury X trailing the GTX 1080 by only 1fps in 1440P and 4K. Not bad for a card that is 15 months old and costs $200+ dollars less than the GTX 1080.
If you're coming from a mid-range card that is a couple years old this GPU will knock your socks off.