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Seagate NAS HDD ST2000VN000 2TB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive
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  • Owned For: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Works well after a year of light use 09/05/2014

This review is from: Seagate NAS HDD ST2000VN000 2TB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Inexpensive, High capacity.

Cons: None that I've experienced.

Other Thoughts: Not the fastest, but I am able to stream HD video from this drive to my PS3. I've had it for nearly a year and have had no problems.

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Dell UltraSharp U2713H Black 27
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Excellent color gamut. Red and greens are vivid, thanks to the BG LED backlighting and IPS panel. It's easily noticed when compared to the Dell U2713hm, which uses the standard W-LED (used in most new LCD panels) and has washed-out reds/greens.

It's just about as good color-wise as my old Dell 2408wfp (still working well after 5+years), which uses fluorescent backlighting with a PVA panel.

No dead pixels.
Very bright.
Slightly cheaper than most wide-gamut LED-backlight displays.
Solid construction.

Cons: The USB 3.0 hub did not work, nor did the card reader. This is a common problem with these displays, but it is not a problem for me as I do not require the hub.

The touch-sensitive buttons are bad. They are annoying in that are finicky in how they are touched. It's gotten better as I've gotten used to them, but they seem to be a gimmick.


Blue trails are sometimes visible when scrolling black text on a white background. It's not ideal for web browsing in the regard.

OK for some FPS gaming, but not extremely high frame rate. Skyrim looked great on it.

Other Thoughts: This is a great monitor if you need a full color gamut (I use it for working with scientific images). It's big, bright, high-resolution, and cheaper than similar monitors. However, if you're just doing web browsing/office applications, casual to moderate gaming, and amateur image editing, consider a less expensive W-LED-based display.

With Windows 7, you'll need to use the included drivers rather than anything Windows provides, if you want to get the full 2560x1440 resolution.

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Acer B6 B276HULymiidprz Black 27
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: The 2560x1440 resolution looks great for most computer work and casual gaming. Mine had zero dead pixels. The stand was sturdy and there were a variety of inputs.

Cons: The W-LED backlighting isn't the best (weaker in reds and greens), but for the price, it's appropriate. The build quality could be a little better; the bezel feels a little flimsy.

Other Thoughts: If you're wary of the really cheap 2560x1440 monitors from Korea (which from what I've read, have less sturdy stands), this may be a safer bet.

This is a good display but I ended up RMAing it to get wider color gamut display for sensitive color work.

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GREG S.'s Profile

Display Name: GREG S.

Date Joined: 11/25/06

  • Reviews: 3
  • Helpfulness: 3
  • First Review: 10/25/13
  • Last Review: 09/05/14
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