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This review is from: LOGISYS Computer CS6801BK Aluminum Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case 350W Power Supply
Pros: Small size, ample cooling and wire routing options. Two 80mm fans can be added. On front panel is reset switch, single USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports, SD/HD sound jacks, and two card reader slots for microSD and SD. Has four low-profile expansion slots. Includes a mount point for a 2.5-inch SSD on the removable drive tray just above the power supply.
Cons: For my purpose, NONE. However, if the intent for this case may be for a somewhat high performance desktop, and all cooling options that the case has to offer needs to be used, then the case MUST be stood up using the supplied feet. Otherwise, either a fan will be blocked, or the CD/DVD tray will be upside-down. Also, keep in mind that some 80mm fans generate lots of noise if noise is a concern. (Okay...I may be a tad bit concerned about the proximity of the SSD mount point and PSU due to heat.)
Other Thoughts: This LOGISYS CS6801BK "Mini-ITX" case was chosen for my new low-power HTPC build. I managed to tuck away all wiring not to exceed half-inch from mainboard due to 'bottom' cover's 3/8-inch depression, mainboard support tray cutouts, and generous cable lengths.
APU: AMD sempron 2650
Mainboard: MSI AM1I
Memory: 2x2GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333MHz
SSD: 60GB Kingston SSDNow V300
OS: WinXP/Ubuntu Studio Dual-boot.
Pros: This heat shrink tubing assortment is exactly what I needed for my wiring project. 260 pieces with 8 sizes gives me a variety of options that other lesser heat shrink tubing packages do not. The tubing is fire-resistant so using a fueled cigarette lighter to shrink the tubing works well. Certainly can't beat the price for such a useful assortment.
Cons: None.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Cisco Small Business 200 Series SLM2008T-NA Smart SG200-08 Gigabit Ethernet Switch
Pros: Having never set up VLAN trunk and ports before, this switch made the job quite easy, even without much instruction . The Web-based GUI was somewhat easy to follow, mostly check boxes and radio buttons with the ocasional form to fill in. After getting through it twice, seemed second nature to set it up for the network I needed.
Cons: Surely wasn't the price.... Found it to be an entry-level for hands-on VLAN setup.READ FULL REVIEW