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HP 24o Black 24
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Pros: +2ms response
+Flat black average size bezel
+lots of brightness options
+A+ efficiency
+VESA mountable

Cons: -Stand does not adjust up or down
-no display port
-no hdmi cable (really vga cable?)
-60 hz (not really a con but wish it was at least 75hz)

Other Thoughts: Got the monitor and it came in a plain box. I do not mind that and I like the fact that companies don’t waste on vanilla products with flashy boxes. I wish though that companies would go away from the styrofoam, I cannot see reason to use it when there are recycled materials strong enough and protect products good enough if not better than Styrofoam. Interesting that this monitor does not need any screwing down of the monitor post and stand, I was skeptical that it might be a little wobbly, but it stayed just fine, and the tilt on the stand is sufficient. The connections do just fine for this plain vanilla monitor, I am happy there was an HDMI connector; don’t hold your breath for this price range monitors to have display ports, though that would be nice surprise.

Going to the OSD, I was happy that the buttons are not some guess work, and are clearly labels and thus was able to go through all menu’s with ease. The brightness and contrast were way too high for my eyes out of the box, sharpness and color were great, matched my other monitors, 2x 28in asus and vertical 24inch 144hz asus. I was able to connect this monitor with the other 3 in displayport, this monitor I used displayport to hdmi adapter and it worked on the first try with my AMD w5100 card. My monitor came with 1 stuck pixel top left corner that I saw, kind of disappointed about that, but its not noticeable. I wish manufacturers would quit sending monitors with vga cables, I have a box full of them it’s a shame I would rather have a box full of hdmi cables. All in all, this is a good vanilla monitor, and is a good deal especially with a sale. I would recommend this monitor, knowing HP brand is up there and I have seen some nice monitors from them.

Silicon Power 32GB Blaze B05 USB 3.0 Flash Drive (SP032GBUF3B05V1D)
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3 out of 5 eggs Ok for the price 08/15/2016

This review is from: Silicon Power 32GB Blaze B05 USB 3.0 Flash Drive (SP032GBUF3B05V1D)

Pros: +cheap or avg price vs size
+usb port slides nice
+Good sequential read

Cons: -Poor write speeds, especially in random writes
-real world usage did not show the high sequential reads

Other Thoughts: This usb flash drive is pretty average in performance and price, there is really not much what can be said about it. I like how it slides out, its not too difficult and the LED light is not too bright but could have been a little bit more brighter during access of the device, also it is only one side so depending on your case you will never see the led. What is interesting is that for this performance I would expect this thumb drive to be in a compact format, normally the ones that perform really fast seem to require more space? For testing I ran it through Crystal disk mark 3x on a 4gb file, and the write performance is pretty power for a USB 3.0 device, and gets worse in the random write, I think some old mechanical HD’s could come close to this performance. Not sure I would recommend this drive, there are other products with far better write speeds, maybe not exactly at this price point but with sales its possible to get this price and better performance.

Sequential Read : 136.988 MB/s
Sequential Write : 20.756 MB/s
Random Read 512KB : 125.662 MB/s
Random Write 512KB : 0.294 MB/s
Random Read 4KB (QD=1) : 10.067 MB/s [ 2457.8 IOPS]
Random Write 4KB (QD=1) : 0.037 MB/s [ 9.1 IOPS]
Random Read 4KB (QD=32) : 11.140 MB/s [ 2719.6 IOPS]
Random Write 4KB (QD=32) : 0.013 MB/s [ 3.2 IOPS]

Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound AS5-3.5G
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5 out of 5 eggs Great thermal compound 07/31/2016

This review is from: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound AS5-3.5G

Pros: works great all the time - pretty much the standard

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: I think this thermal paste has been one of the top ones for a long time, though I see more and more the MFG's to be either ripping off this formula or some other generic pastes are getting close to this performance wise. It used to be that this brand was the be all thermal compound, and you just didn't use anything else. I think there is a lot smaller gap in thermal compound today then it was many years ago, still I believe that this product is the only one I would use when getting rid of thermal paste that came with a product.


Valentin P.'s Profile

Display Name: Valentin P.

Date Joined: 05/15/03

  • Reviews: 49
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  • First Review: 10/16/13
  • Last Review: 09/19/16
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