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Rosewill Helios RK-9200BU - Dual LED Illuminated Mechanical Keyboard with Cherry MX Blue Switches
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: A standard full sized keyboard with Red and Green Back light. Bought it on sale. Solid, Heavy keyboard for gamers and typists.

Cons: The keyboard worked well for a while, until I noticed that the "T" key was unresponsive most of the time or would input more than one "T" I don't use the "T" key often while gaming, but when I type things with the letter "T" then it gets a bit annoying.

Other Thoughts: I bought an older model Rosewill Mechanical keyboard at a thrift store, it was the model that was notorious for having a lose USB socket.

RMA'd the keyboard, and hopefully my replacement will be a lot better.

ASUS PCE-AC68 Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Adapter IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n PCI Express Up to 600 and 1300Mbps Wireless Data Rates
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Asus honors their RMA for those of us who bought the Asus PCE-AC66 and tried using it on a z87 motherboard.

Cons: Driver Support... The only driver available was released about 2 months ago, the one that comes with the disk. In a perfect world with perfect drivers this would be alright, but this isn't as the only driver won't allow me to connect to my router.

I installed the card and was able to connect to my ASUS RT-AC66 router for the first day I had this card. But after that it was unable to connect to the server, changing the pcie slot, nor uninstalling and re-installing the driver nor playing around with adapter settings will allow me to connect back to my router.

ASUS PCE-AC66 Next Generation AC Dual-Band Wireless Adapter IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n PCI Express Up to 1750Mbps (450/1300Mbps) Wireless Data Rates
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Had it running in a biostar ta890fxe motherboard, it worked like a dream! getting speeds on average of 550mb/s, still was just as fast when it worked with my first z87 motherboard.

Cons: Had quite a hard time with my computer not booting up, though it was my ram or video card, I was quite surprised that the problem seems to stem from this wifi card.

The sad part is,the wifi card might of killed my first z87 motherboard, a Gigabyte z87-ud5h motherboard. I left the computer running for a while to talk to somebody and when I returned the computer was off and wouldn't post no matter what I did.

Again I'm not sure what did my motherboard in, but I am putting this here so people can at least not be surprised when something as bad as this happens.

Other Thoughts: For the time being, I'm leaving out the wifi card of my computer and resorting to cat5e cables (which from my distance to my router is pegged at 100mb/s)

It seems though it's not the cards fault but the new motherboards. I'm not sure though if a driver update would fix things as the problem stems from not booting up and seems to be a firmware or hardware issue. But prove me wrong!


Joshua P.'s Profile

Display Name: Joshua P.

Date Joined: 05/29/10

  • Reviews: 17
  • Helpfulness: 5
  • First Review: 06/18/10
  • Last Review: 01/15/15
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