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Microsoft Windows 10 Home - 64-bit
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5 out of 5 eggs Solid OS with a slightly bad rap. 05/12/2016

This review is from: Microsoft Windows 10 Home - 64-bit

Pros: -Faster and lighter than both Windows 7 and Windows 8.
-Better, more cuztomizable Start Menu
-DirectX 12.0
-Universal Apps

Cons: -Searching from Start can be hit-or-miss, though a fix for this issue is coming in June
-Can cause problems if upgrading from Win7/Win8; a clean install is always best
-Some have reported missing drivers for certain pieces of hardware after upgrading to 10
-Collects telemetry data to improve services like Cortana, even if you opt-out, leading to NSA-related conspiracy theories

Other Thoughts: I'd recommend this product to anyone with a semi-modern system who's looking for an OS that runs lighter than Vista/7/8. My early impressions of the OS(before official release) were less favorable, but after 10 months with Windows 10, I've come to enjoy it more than my time with 7. Compared to 7, for me at least, 10 runs smoother, has more features, is more stable and is generally more reliable. I've seen fewer crashes and other issues in nearly a year than I would within 3-4 months of typical use on 7. The only things I truly miss are the "Aero Glass" appearance option from Windows 7, and better color customization of menu windows, as seen in both 7 and 8.

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4 out of 5 eggs Fantastic card for the price, but showing its age(2016 update) 04/28/2016

This review is from: PowerColor Radeon HD 6670 DirectX 11 AX6670 2GBK3-H 2GB 128-Bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

Pros: -Low power needs
-Quiet fan
-Reliable graphical performance on the majority of modern games I've tested it with
-Runs the majority of games in my library on "High" to "Ultra," including titles such as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Cons: -A bit underpowered for running many brand-new games with high graphical requirements on anything but High or Medium. Going to Ultra will result in a moderate to severe framerate hit
-Showing its age a bit, seeing as it's an HD 6000-era AMD card, which was almost 5 "generations" ago(2011)

Other Thoughts: The card I had been stuck with before this was a Radeon HD 4350, and this card was a HUGE step up. Being that it's a low-cost, low-wattage card, you shouldn't expect to max out very many Triple-A titles at 1920x1080 resolution or higher, but otherwise it gives great performance for a decent price. Just turn Anti-Aliasing and perhaps Ambient Occlusion and/or shadows down or off in the game's graphics options to squeeze out a higher framerate, if necessary.

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7” Android 4.2 1GB DDR3 Dual-Core Tablet w/ HDMI & Front Camera + Leather Keyboard Case - 1024*600,1.3GHz,4GB Flash,Extend to 32GB,Wifi,Google Play/Amazon Kindle/Netflix Pre-Installed
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Pros: Cheap, easy enough to use.

Cons: Underpowered, slow, glitchy, short battery life.

Other Thoughts: This tablet is good enough, I suppose, if you absolutely cannot afford anything else, but if you want a decent tablet, you're better off dropping maybe $100 more for something better. This tablet is slow, underpowered, glitchy, unresponsive. It's so slow and its touchscreen so unresponsive, in fact, that it often falls back into sleep mode while you're trying to slide to unlock. The touchscreen is inaccurate, the battery life is pitifully short, and after only a few months of ownership, the device now seems to be refusing to boot properly. This problem may eventually be solvable, but for now, I must give this item 2 out of 5 eggs, and that's being -very- generous.

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Display Name: Ronald T.

Date Joined: 05/02/12

  • Reviews: 8
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  • First Review: 03/07/13
  • Last Review: 05/12/16
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