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This review is from: Logitech G710 PLUS 920-003887 110 Normal Keys USB Wired Gaming Mechanical Keyboard
Pros: Everything works as advertised, including backlighting, no signs of damage from any previous use. Plug and play on my Win 7 Home x64. I did not go to the Logitech site and download the software, nor do I plan to.
Cons: Not sure if this was cleaned during the refurbishing process. Probably not. No signs of any greasy fingerprints, but a good amount of dust had built up on it's surface. No big deal. Needs BOTH of its USB ports plugged in to work, will not function on just one. No retail accessories or disc, as expected.
Other Thoughts: My first mechanical. Didn't feel as "different" as I expected from cheap keyboards when just pecking around on it, but when typing at full speed, I felt it and I'm already partial to it over my cheap membrane keyboards. Best deal so far that I've found for a good Cherry Brown. Better than gambling on the other brand I was pondering with its iffy, delicate-looking detachable mini-USB plug that so many complained about breaking on them.
Refurbished, on a mechanical keyboard? No worries. These things are built well, and wear/tear is nothing to them. The only real thing that could go wrong would be the backlighting, but that's not that important to me.
This review is from: Kingston 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Desktop Memory Model KVR13N9S8/4
Pros: No problems. Installed in MSI Intel H61 board (H61M-P31/W8) as single stick for entry-level office PC for client. Seen ok in BIOS, passed 2 passes of Memtest86+ no problem, passed Prime95 blend using 3800 MB of RAM, Passed AIDA64 stability test, passed Intel Burn Test, Passed OCCT stability tests, no signs of problems to date.
Cons: According to a manufacturer response, NOT for use in older DDR3 systems, I think they specified X38, X48, G41 and the like. This is due to a higher chip density (look at the pics, only ONE side of the stick has chips). I would not put this in any Intel board older than the Sandy Bridge generation, or AMD board older than the Trinity APU generation to be safe.
No fault of the stick itself, just the company's fault for an un-advertised incompatibility with older chipsets. This would logically apply to any competing 4 GB stick with only one side populated as well. Pay attention.
Other Thoughts: There are comparably-priced 4 GB sticks that use a lower density chip configuration for more universal compatibility for those who need it. I bought this because it was on sale and beat the price of the others by a good percentage and helped me stay within the client's budget better, among other adjustments.READ FULL REVIEW