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Pros: We've purchased over a dozen of these and have installed in desktop PCs, laptops, and even some old MacPro towers and Mac Minis. In every instance the performance of the machine has greatly improved. In many cases an old and slow computer has felt like new with just the addition of an SSD. After a few months of using these we've had no issues.
Cons: Just note that you will want a mounting adapter to mount into a desktop PC. These can be found for under $5 each - so not a big deal.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Low cost
Cons: Although the AMD HD-6450 is supposed to support two displays at 2560x1440, this card has 1 dual link DVI port, and 1 single link DVI port.
That means no 2560x1440 on the 2nd monitor.
ATI's website says the HD-6450 chip is capable to support 2560x1440 on two outputs: http://www.amd.com/US/PRODUCTS/DESKTOP/GRAPHICS/AMD-RADEON-HD-6000/HD-6450/Pages/amd-radeon-hd-6450-overview.aspx#2
This will go into the pile of unused graphics cards - I'm sure we'll find another use for it but am very disappointed for now.
Pros: Cost Effective and Powerful Desktop PC. We have deployed about 8 of these within the past 6 week to upgrade users to better hardware. Absolutely no issues whatsoever. These PCs might offer better specs than what a typical office user requires, but we go many years between upgrade cycles. Using adapters, we are supporting dual monitors by using the Display Port and VGA ports simultaneously, which works very well.
Cons: None so far.
Other Thoughts: We wiped the PCs and use a Windows 7 64 bit desktop image. Drivers on Dell's website install quickly and easily for a fresh install.READ FULL REVIEW