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Pros: This RAM has been a problem free upgrade for my Fujitsu T900 I7 laptop. Increasing from 4 gb to 8 gb of memory has made it more responsive when using multiple apps in conjunction with Nuance Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2. I had made the mistake of going to the Crucial web site RAM configuration tool. The site recommended 8GB (2 x 4GB) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) with a Cas latency of 9. So I purchased the recommended type of RAM but when I took out the old RAM it had a Cas of 7. The PC3 10600 RAM with a Cas of 9 was incompatible, all I got were the dreaded BSOD's, and it is being RMA'd. I should have looked inside to see what the manufacturer installed but the Crucial memory adviser web tool has never steered me wrong before.
Anyhow, this was an inexpensive upgrade, the RAM appears to work flawlessly, and in the future I will never use the Crucial memory adviser web tool again.
I will also give Newegg 5 eggs for a simple RMA process (although using their "get a good deal" with UPS by printing out a return label through the Newegg website generated a return shipping label with an out of pocket cost of $9.95) I saved a few bucks by using the USPS which was under $2.00 with insurance. The replacement RAM was ordered on Sept 5 with free 4+ day delivery but it showed up on my doorstep in 24 h. Who else but Newegg is so efficient? Got to love them.
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This review is from: Haier 32" Class (31.5" Diag.) 720p 60Hz LCD HDTV L32F1120
Pros: I was able to take advantage of the $ 199 and free shipping black friday special. For the price I wasn't expecting too much. However, I have been quite surprised. The picture is crisp, sharp, bright, and no ghosting is present. While many people comment that the sound isn't the best they may have a different reference point...I find the sound to be adequate, it is way superior to the sound from TV's manufactured from the 1970's to 2000, and if you aren't satisfied an external upgrade is still fairly cheap. The speakers are front firing and they sound much better with the TV mounted on a wall than if the TV is placed onto a flat surface with the accessory stand.
Cons: The PC audio input does not work (using DVI and audio out from laptop). This wasn't a big deal as using the laptops HDMI output to one of the TV's HDMI inputs works perfectly and Netflicks looks as good as DirecTV. However I feel that this desrves the loss of an egg.
Other Thoughts: I was impressed enough by this television to purchase a second one through another online vendor. It has performed identically to the one I bought through Newegg. Just like the first TV, the second TV's PC audio input is non-functional so I assume that this is a manufacturing problem. If you don't have a HDMI output from your PC you may want to avoid this television.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes
Pros: With a well ventilated case it is extremely effective in keeping your CPU just above ambient temperature when under a full load (i7-2600-K). I suspect that the few people complaining about inadequate cooling have either misapplied the thermal paste, have a poorly ventilated case, or both. I also don't understand why some people think the enclosed instructions are hard to decipher and the assembly is difficult. I thought the instructions with photos were clearly written and the assembly/installation is simple, straight forward (attach 4 screws through motherboard to a bracket that fits to the underside of MB, apply thermal paste, attach cooling unit, done).
This is one of the least expensive, and effective, add-on CPU coolers you can buy. My internal case temperature runs between 22-23 degrees C and the CPU at idle is 25 degree C and 29 degree C at full load.
Cons: No cons as long as it will fit into your case.
Other Thoughts: If your case is poorly ventilated and if it runs hot then this CPU cooler will not perform miracles. I find that it is a much better alternative to liquid cooling...just as effective, no worries about potential leaks, no need to monitor and replace coolant, and the noise level is moot since the PS exhaust fan is louder. As long as this unit will fit your CPU and MB there is no reason to spend more money.READ FULL REVIEW