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This review is from: ORICO USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Multi-Card Reader for SD/SDHC/SDXC/MS/CF/TF Cards
Pros: I have a Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H motherboard, and was having a few compatibility problems with my old USB 2.0 card reader (Rosewill, though that probably does not matter). I was about to go to an external reader, but thought I would give this one a try. I plugged it into the motherboard's front USB header (blue), and it has worked flawlessly for a couple of weeks.
As has been noted before, the brushed aluminum case looks nice too, and goes very well with my NZXT mid-tower case.
Other Thoughts: The real test now is how long it lasts. I am beginning to wonder if the failures of the USB 2.0 card readers is due to electrostatic discharge. I now always ground the card by touching the case before inserting the card. The aluminum case on this reader helps to do that.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Fast enough for me on Win7. I ordered mine on 6/17/2014, and it came with the 527ABBF0 firmware, which is apparently newer than the 525 firmware on their website.
At any rate, I just use it on a SATA II (3.0 Gb/sec) motherboard, and it is faster than the 40 GB Intel X25-V drive that it replaced. So unless you want to pay a lot more for a little more speed, I think it will do nicely.
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Pros: I have a Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H motherboard running Win7 Pro 64-bit, and this card works fine if it is the only PCIe card in the system.
Cons: When I add two Nvidia GTX 750 Ti video cards, which I use for Folding@home, things start falling apart. After installing the drivers (I tried both 4.50 A and the newer 4.70C), Windows hangs on shutdown. Then you have to do a hardware reset, usually resulting in corruption of the disk drive. Sometimes a CHKDSK fixes it, but I have had to re-install the OS at least once.
The card might work with only one video card in the system, and it seems to have fewer problems with AMD cards. I tried it with two HD 7790s, and the problems are not as severe, but seem to still exist.
Other Thoughts: Fortunately I have two USB 3.0 headers on my motherboard, and will just use a USB 3.0 bracket for the extra ports; no more add-in cards for me.READ FULL REVIEW