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TP-LINK TL-SG108E 8-Port Gigabit Easy Smart Switch, 8 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ45 Ports, MTU/Port/Tag-Based VLAN, QoS and IGMP
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: The TP-LINK TL-SG108E seems to be a well-built switch with an option to operate as a managed switch. The box contains the switch, AC adaptor, quick start guide, a resource cd, and stick-on rubber feet. The switch has a metal frame and measures 6.2”x4”x1”. If you want to run this as an 8-port Gigabit switch just plug it in and go. However, if you want to configure it to act as a managed switch, complete with V-Lans, trunk groups, port mirroring, and DHCP just pop in the cd and install the included management software. The TP-Link “Easy Smart Configuration Utility” has a nice interface and functions well. Speeds test well and I have not experienced any issues with this switch during my initial testing.

Cons: Included CD is of the 3.5” style. This is nice for packaging but if you don’t have a cd rom bay that can utilize this size (some laptops with electronic insert and eject for cd’s) it may be an issue for you.
No Ethernet cable included, although this seems to be becoming the norm.

Other Thoughts: This is a pretty robust switch for the price.

Adobe Photoshop CC - 12 Month Subscription - Digital Delivery
  • Owned For: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggs Subscription problem 10/09/2014

This review is from: Adobe Photoshop CC - 12 Month Subscription - Digital Delivery

Pros: Photoshop is an excellent photo editing piece of software.

Cons: Subscriptions and overpaying for a product we used to be able to Own until we wanted to upgrade.

Other Thoughts: Adobe has lost our business on the full creative suite web edition for 10 machines by going to a subscription model. Quite simply, we will never pay a reoccurring cost unless we have a need to upgrade.

ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Gaming Motherboard with 3-Way SLI/CrossFireX Support and UEFI BIOS
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  • Owned For: more than 1 year

Pros: First off, per previous reviews these board are excellent when you get one that works!

Cons: I am now 2 for 2 being DOA from NewEgg. (One that was ordered as NEW appeared to already have been opened and was missing parts).

Other Thoughts: Issue with first board was a FF post error. Second board CPU Fan and CPU Option fan ports were dead and would not power CPU Fan.

I have about 2 dozen of these installed in various machines with a very low error rate if they work out of the box. I believe only 3 of them have died after about 8 months of use.


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Display Name: Robert B.

Date Joined: 08/30/04


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