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Pros: I got these for a friend's older Macbook Pro. The memory works just fine, and I don't think there's anything else I can say about it.
Cons: None known.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: SAMSUNG 840 EVO 2.5" 500GB SATA III TLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-7TE500BW
Pros: I used one of these in an older Macbook Pro, so it's only connected at SATA II speeds due to the limitations of that system. That said, it feels like a new laptop. The other is in a SATA III system, and it's night-and-day improvement over the old rotational media. Overall I've been pretty happy so far.
Cons: I knock one egg off because these don't appear to be available with mounting brackets; you have to go buy your own.
Other Thoughts: At the time, these were slightly less expensive than their PRO sibling. For use in a slower system, I don't think the PRO version's extra cost is worth it. In a newer system, you're probably not going to notice a speed difference between the EVO and PRO unless you're really hammering on the drive.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Rosewill RCR-103 USB 2.0 Card Reader
Pros: It reads a wide variety of portable card formats, and the USB port means that you don't have to give up an external port when you plug this device into one of your motherboard's USB headers. Works with Win/DOS. Even works with FreeBSD!
Cons: In the Antec Solo case in which it's mounted, I can't get the unit to sit flush with the front. This appears to be because of design assumptions that Rosewill made about 3.5" floppy bays, namely that their chassis doesn't allow for a very deep mount (which the Antec case has). It doesn't impact functionality greatly, but it's the driving cause behind me not giving this product a higher rating.READ FULL REVIEW