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This review is from: Logitech Trackman Marble 910-000806 Gray USB Wired Optical Mouse
Pros: Easy to hold. doesn't move around a lot when your using it, and buttons are easily reached. Vary easy to clean.
Cons: Buttons (left and right mouse buttons) tend to wear out quickly.
Fingers are 'slightly' arched when using. (the ones that rest on the ball, would be nice it if sat a little 'lower', but this might mean having to make the rest of the mouse 'taller' to do. Not a big con, just one that comes to mind.
Other Thoughts: I love this trackball. I am a 'gamer' and ever since i first got this particular model of Trackball, It is the only one i ever use for FPS games. Its so much easier to use this than a normal 'mouse' or even other track-balls which have the 'ball' were your thumb would rest.
After hours of playing, i can honestly say that i am 'better' using this than i am when trying to use a more 'regular' style mouse, even if that other mouse is a high dpi optical one.
The one and only drawback I have had with this mouse (as i am having to order my 3rd one now in almost 12 years of use) is that the Mouse buttons for left and right mouse tend to wear out and break after heavy use. And by heavy, i dont mean 'slamming' on the mouse buttons, Just general, rapid-hitting of the mouse while playing games.
For me in particular, its the right mouse button that always fails (or has failed on my first mouse, and my current one). It will get to the point were it will 'double-click' the right mouse button, when i only hit it once, or even when i meant to press and hold the right mouse button, it'll act as if i lifted up.
This review is from: SENNHEISER PC 363D 2 x 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Headset - Black
Pros: the Headset is Vary comfortable, and while it may look a bit bulky, it rests on your head nicely. The sound quality is great for both music/movies and gaming even without the usb sound-card it comes with placed in-line. The volume control is easy to find and use, and the mute 'trigger' when you flip the mic up far enough is a great addition, though at times Windows will forget to 'un-mute' your mic when you pull the mic back down.
Cons: Getting updated Drivers is a bit of a pain. There seem to be about 3-4 different "Sennheiser" websites. One based off audio equipment, one based for their headsets and so on.
This became an issue as i am currently trying to troubleshoot one annoying issue with my headset/sound-card combo. Its the 1 and ONLY issue I've had with it so far, and its a work in progress to see if its 'actually' the usb sound-card that's the culprit or not yet. I just felt i should mention it as being able to navigate a support website and actually find what you need is something that needs to be easy for customers, After about 2 hours of page jumping, and finding nothing but PDF's of owners manuals and tech-sheets, i caved in and contacted their tech support. A support tech was nice enough to simply e-mail me the drivers to help me figure out my 1 issue.
And that one issue is that between my previous computer (which the 363D worked flawlessly on) and my new one, the USB sound-card has developed a 'pulsing' statistic noise to it every few seconds, for a few seconds. If no sound is playing, i'll hear a buzz, if sound is playing, that sound gets distorted as if someone is crinkling tin-foil while the sound is playing. and this happens every few seconds for some reason, even with the new drivers.
As i said, this is a work in progress to figure out just what is happening, but it is a problem i had come up that lead to the trouble with finding drivers on their website.
Other Thoughts: Loved it when it worked flawlessly on my old computer. Even still love it with the new one (i just have to plug it into my audio in/out ports and not use the USB sound-card). Aside from the one issue that cropped up between computer changes, haven't had a single problem with them.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: EVGA P55 LE 123-LF-E653-KR LGA1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: Easy to read lettering around each plug on the card were most mb's you'd need a magnifying glass to read them. Switching over from AMD to Intell and after installng the MB and Ram, Windows booted right up withough needing to reinstall. The Built-in LED display is great, even befor windows booted up i was able to see what the temp of the cpu was. External recessed CMOS reset switch. (cant tell you how mutch i hated haveing to open my case up to hit the one on the MB on my old machine)
Cons: Only con sofar is the same as the first reviewer.. their placement of the sound connector on the motherboard was a bit odd. Its directly between the side of the case were the PCI / VGA slots are, and the PCI x16 slot, so your video card sits righ tontop of it.. had me worried it would break the connector once i installed it but the wires arnt pinched. it'll make you pause and consider useing any front panel sounds or not.READ FULL REVIEW