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This review is from: Diablotek CPA-2805 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Pros: It's a case and it was inexpensive.
Cons: Like a previous reviewer, I ordered this case as it listed that it came with a power supply. It did not. I knew I was ordering cheap, but at least give what was advertised. I see they have updated the listing now so that it doesn't say it comes with a power supply.
Other Thoughts: Another case of not worth shipping cost to return. This type of thing seems so common now days at Newegg that I wonder if they even care.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: HighPoint Rocket 622 PCI-Express 2.0 x1 SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Controller Card
Pros: Once working, performance decent.
Cons: No port multiplying out of box unless Hardware raid...see other thoughts....
Other Thoughts: Lots of discussion about port multiplying because you pretty much have to have an external drive tower that has hardware raid for port multiplying to work. This is because this device installs as a Marvell 912x and shows up under IDE/ATA/SATA controllers and not under storage controllers. HighPoint does not provide drivers for the Rocket 622 (not RocketRaid), but uses a default windows driver.
Alas, it can work though you will need to hack/patch your drivers to make it so. Download the RocketRaid 622 drivers from HighPoint and open the INF file. Add %rr622.DeviceDesc%=rr62xPCI,PCI\VEN_1B4B&DEV_9123 (or 9128 on newer versions) to the [HighPoint.NTamd64] section of the inf file. Save. Now update the driver in device manager and force it to use the inf you just edited. The driver will now be unsigned (windows vista, 7) but just continue anyhow. In Windows 8 you will have to disable driver signing enforcement in advanced boot. After that the device will show under storage controllers as Rocket Raid 622 and port multiplying will work. Forget the raid software offered by highpoint. I will show the drives etc, but will not work as raid since your card will not have the proper hardware/firmware combination.
Pretty poor implementation and customer service when a company leaves their customers to hack and patch their software to get whey you paid for.
This review is from: BELKIN F9K1002 N300 Wireless N Router IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Pros: Wireless range is above average, throughput at longer distances is above average as well. Easy to set up (forget the software and use your web browser).
Cons: Dropped 20% of packets on the Uplink, or anytime it was used as a router. Now since it is a router, that makes it pretty much useless. As an access point, or repeater, it is great. When using my old router as the router, and using this Belkin as an access point, everything worked great.
Other Thoughts: Called tech support just to get a sense of whether this is a problem they deal with often. Very friendly and tried to be helpful. Offered to replace. I own several Belkin G routers and all were great. This one left me disappointedREAD FULL REVIEW