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This review is from: APEVIA X-DREAMER4 Series X-DMR4-NW-BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Pros: Lightweight design, cool looks, a hot swap bay, plenty of fan space, plenty of bays for everything and bottom-loaded PSU port. Holds basic lightweight components very well, and uses HDD rails, making swapping easy. Decent bang for buck.
Cons: Not durable, made of lightweight aluminum, easily put a dent in it with my fist once. Hot swap bay door sticks frequently and won't close on its own. Temperature gauge is almost unreadable due to being deep blue on black, and especially so at an angle. Will not hold heavy GPUs without support. Bad cable management, and the system cables are kind of all over the place. Useless manual. No means of securing thermostat wire to CPU included.
Other Thoughts: Was my case for my first build, and satisfied with it, but it has its issues.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: This was a replacement drive for me of a failing 5400 RPM Seagate drive I yanked out of an external HDD. This is the first new drive I've purchased for my rig, and it's great... performs well, SMART data was clean on arrival, and dd'ing over my Win7 and Ubuntu partitions was easy, pain free, and errorless. My PC is not 33% faster and has 300% of the storage it had previously which is big for me as I do video making. All-in-all, it's a straightforward, solid upgrade that worked, is stable, and was only for sixty dollars -- icing on the cake, really.
Cons: I cannot think of a single one.
Other Thoughts: This is an OEM drive, thus you will receive the bare drive in an anti-static bag, within bubble wrap, in a box. What that basically means is you will need your own SATA cable to hook this up to the motherboard, so be sure to have one handy. You also won't receive any documentation but it's a simple storage device; plug it in, format it, and you're good to go.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Best $40 blown. Got my device earlier and it is what it seems to be: fully functioning computer in a tiny package. Slap an OS on it and code around and this little slab can be anything from a PC to a home theater to a game console to a core component in a special application. Home surveillance, robotics, you name a function a computer can be and it does it, as long as you have a 5V 1A power brick to spare, a video cord, a keyboard and an 8 GB SD Card. Runs warm but not too warm, very versatile in what it supports. Best birthday gift ever.
Cons: No peripherals included, you just get the pi. No in-box instructions, you'll need to hit the website for them and flash the SD card yourself. ...that's it, that's all I've got. Even installing is easy if you follow instructions properly.
Other Thoughts: This sucker's my new home theater and emulation console for my man cave. And I am one happy man.READ FULL REVIEW