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This review is from: TN450 Black Toner Cartridge for Brother HL-2230 HL-2240 HL-2270 HL-2270DW
Pros: - Works as advertised
Other Thoughts: Previous toner, a Rosewill toner cartridge lasted for about 2k pages.
Let's see how long this one lasts.
This review is from: Linksys EA6200 Dual Band AC900 Smart Wi-Fi Router
Pros: - 128MB flash.
- 128MB RAM.
- GbE ports.
- AC1200 at an affordable price.
- Serial headers included!
Cons: - It's an ARM CPU (vs. the MIPS in the previous routers), which is not a con by
itself. However, the CPU die size is a mere 5mm x 5mm (vs. ~25mm x 25mm
die size of the previous CPU SOCs), and that causes issues because of heat
not being dissipated to the heat-sink fast enough.
Hence all the issues with this router.
- The two WiFi chips run hot too, and have only the thin Faraday cage for
heat dissipation (!).
The CPU heatsink is big enough, but the WiFi chips should have had
heatsinks too. This is a flawed design of too many routers.
Other Thoughts: I had to cut the Faraday cages in half in order to add heatsinks to the two WiFi
chips. This was the easy part.
I bricked the router while mucking around with ddwrt, which is not supported yet.
This will be the hard part, since I have erased the nvram partition.
Warning to all: Do NOT erase the nvram partition of this family of routers.
Pros: - Quality and Finish.
- LED fans that are quiet too.
- Excellent air-flow.
- Plenty of room to work.
- Sides and top come off.
- 3.5" and 2.5" drive cages.
- Card reader included.
- Small rubber dust protectors for the USB, Audio and card reader slots (!).
Cons: - It's big for a Micro-ATX case.
- Drives can only be placed in the 3.5" bays with cables on the right-hand-
side (when viewed from the front).
Other Thoughts: Suggestions for the manufacturer:
1) There is space for 3x 3.5" drives. Please make it 3x 3.5" drive cage.
2) Might as well make 3x (or even 4x) 2.5" drive cage while we are at it.
3) Make a vertically-mounted-mainboard version of this case, to make the
case smaller. I realize that this might take away the roomy, flow-y character
of this case, but this is just too big.
If it was not so big, this would be my new standard Micro-ATX case.
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