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Kingston 8GB DataTraveler SE9 USB 2.0 Flash Drive (DTSE9H/8GBZ)
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggs Cheap, and slow. 05/26/2015

This review is from: Kingston 8GB DataTraveler SE9 USB 2.0 Flash Drive (DTSE9H/8GBZ)

Pros: Durable, Small, Cheap.

Cons: Slow! very slow!

Other Thoughts: If your going to be moving a lot of files, just look at another drive. I don't think I would ever use this as a main drive.

The main use for these things to me is that they are durable and you get get a high volume of them for a good price.
I don't have to worry if friends or family will remember to return a flashdrive they borrowed. I don't have to look around 5 minutes for a flash drive exc.

MSI Radeon R9 270X DirectX 11.2 R9 270X GAMING 2G 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Runs all my games very well.
Quiet - Fans idle at 18% and Ive never seen them past 25% when gaming.

Cons: Requires two 6pins which could be an issue for some modular PSUs that don't have a lot of ports.
Fan speeds above ~35% become quite audible. - Only an issue if you want to set up your own fan profiles.

Other Thoughts: Quick note on the screen flickering/shaking issue.
I am unsure if I have actually experienced it. I have experienced shaking with 1 specific game with certain circumstances, so this might just be an issue with the game.
I cant make a definitive answer on which is culprit though.

This is a notable upgrade from my old 5770. I don't play a lot of intensive games, but it is nice to be able to play new releases with no need to turn graphic settings down, and its really nice to no longer hear my graphics card through my headphones

Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 Dual Band N600 PCIe adapter, External antenna
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  • neweggOwned For: more than 1 year

Pros: Because the antenna is on a cord you can have it in a position where your case doesn't block the signal.
Supports 5Ghz .
Comes with a low profile bracket if you want to install it into a slim machine.

Cons: You do need to manually install drivers for Win7. - Windows 10 Tech preview I didn't.
The two cords for the antenna are quite easy to mix up.
No Bluetooth.

Other Thoughts: Mixing up the "Ant1" and "Ant2" cables halves your connection speed, which is very easy to mix up if you have to screw them in at an awkward angle behind a desk.

It would be nice if the cords were a bit different from each other (like making the end of one have a black stripe or something)
My solution was that I put a little black rubber ring, from an unused hard drive bracket around Antenna 2.


Scruffy M.'s Profile

Display Name: Scruffy M.

Date Joined: 04/18/11

  • Reviews: 18
  • Helpfulness: 4
  • First Review: 04/18/11
  • Last Review: 05/26/15
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