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Logitech G27 (941-000045) Racing Wheel
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Great wheel, lots of fun 03/31/2014

This review is from: Logitech G27 (941-000045) Racing Wheel

Pros: Well constructed, looks and feels real good, great force feedback, supported in almost all games

Cons: Lots of wires, really need a dedicated stand to make the most out of it.

Other Thoughts: I use the wheel in several games, including Assetto Corsa, Euro Truck Simulator 2, F1 2013 and GT6. It works equally well on both the PC and the PS3. The rim is real leather, and everything about the wheel and pedals feel high quality. The force feedback is plenty strong and works as well as the game is programmed to use it. The H-shifter works well, and once you get used to notching it in to each gear, it is almost like shifting a real car or truck, lots of fun in Euro Truck Sim 2.

The only complaint I have is just inherent to the design; everything needs to be connect together, so of course there a lot of cables to deal with. You also really need a dedicated stand or cockpit; I mount it to the desk when I want to use it and it is a real pain. On the other hand, the clamps on the wheel and shifter work really well, and the carpet spikes on the pedals do a great job of holding them in place. I will be building a custom sim cockpit eventually, and will get a lot more use out of them then.

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Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011 Intel Atom Z2760 11.6
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggs Best tablet I've owned so far despite some issues 03/31/2014

This review is from: Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx K3011 Intel Atom Z2760 11.6" 2GB 64GB SSD Tablet - Windows 8 - Gray - 59RF0098 1 YEAR WARRANTY

Pros: Excellent IPS screen, thin and light, 64GB storage, great price refurbished

Cons: Fairly slow processor, cheap feeling switches and buttons, creaky, cheap feeling plastic construction, poor WiFI reception

Other Thoughts: For the price re-furbished, this is a great tablet. The screen is sharp and bright despite it's relatively low resolution. Once I got it updated to Windows 8.1, I was quite happy with the tablet overall. It's great to hold a fully functioning Windows computer comfortably in one hand.

I use it for internet browsing, email and MS Office and it is plenty quick for basic tasks. The battery life is quite good as well; I get 8-10 hours between charging on average. Love Windows 8.1 on a tablet, the new UI makes sense here.

The only things I am not too thrilled with:

1. The tablet is very light and thin, and looks nice, but feels very cheap. The back is cheap feeling plastic that creaks and pops when you hold it.
2. The buttons and switches all feel loose and none of them are actually centered properly. The volume controls in particular are so small, loose and hard to operate as to be next to useless.
3. The WiFi radio is very weak; if I go more than 20 feet from the router the signal drops completely. I have three wireless computers, two other tablets and two cell phones that get a good WiFi signal throughout the house, so I know it's not an issue with the router.

Despite the above problems, I still love the tablet overall. I've been waiting for a small, light Windows tablet ever since the first Pocket PC came out over ten years ago.

I got it for a real good price re-furbished, I would not have been happy with it at full retail price. It's just too poorly put together out of cheap feeling materials to justify the full retail price.

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Display Name: Shannon B.

Date Joined: 04/05/04

  • Reviews: 2
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  • First Review: 03/31/14
  • Last Review: 03/31/14
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