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Acer G276HLDbd  Black 27
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs Has worked fine for about a year 02/11/2014

This review is from: Acer G276HLDbd Black 27" 6ms (GTG) Widescreen LED Monitor 300 cd/m2 ACM 100,000,000:1 (3000:1)

Pros: What can I say? I don't know about details of monitors, so maybe the color balance is lousy or something, for all I know. But it seems to work fine for my purposes (office work), and I've had it almost a year.

Cons: I want one monitor profile, one landscape. I had to buy a separate stand because the monitor stand provided does not rotate 90 degrees.

Fellowes 4601001 Powershred 73Ci Light-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder
  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggs Impressively good 04/22/2013

This review is from: Fellowes 4601001 Powershred 73Ci Light-Duty Cross-Cut Shredder

Pros: Newegg, the box says it's heavy duty. Anything rated for 12 sheets at a time (and prefers to get 6) and 10 minutes of "continuous shredding" is NOT "Light-Duty".

Even the box really undersells it. I didn't notice the casters, which is really handy because the top is pretty heavy.

"Maximum Run Time (minutes) 10 min" my Aunt Fanny Jane. It's not a 10-minute timer but a temperature sensor. And I was able to shred for 20 minutes as fast as I could without tripping it or causing a hot smell. Partly because my papers were loose and piled haphazardly, so it was hard to keep it fed more than 70 percent of the time. Partly because the bin (6 gallons?) filled every 2-3 minutes, so I had to stop to empty it, and the instructions say to oil it when you empty the bin. Maybe if I had a team of 3 people and straightened piles of paper I could overheat it. As it was, I wore out before it did.

This is a great shredder.

Cons: Not really as to say LOUD, but not quiet. If I were to do a few sheets of shredding in a shared office, I'd first look around to see if anyone was on a phone call, but I wouldn't bother to ask permission first. But if I had more substantial shredding, I'd ask first or do it at lunch.

The provided bags aren't a great fit for the bin, Also, some chaff got everywhere anyway - it might have been better without the bag.

Seagate Backup Plus 1TB 2.5
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

3 out of 5 eggs Well, it's big enough for me 04/13/2013

This review is from: Seagate Backup Plus 1TB 2.5" USB 3.0 Red Portable Hard

Pros: I have way less than 1 TB of data to back up, so it's more than enough.

Cons: I have a USB 2.0 system. (I tend to buy USB 3.0 with the thought that my next system should be higher end.) It manages maybe 7 MB/s throughput. However, there are a lot of small files in these backups. Also, I run my backups overnight anyway. Still, not fast on USB 3.0.


Timothy M.'s Profile

Display Name: Timothy M.

Date Joined: 07/31/03

  • Reviews: 15
  • Helpfulness: 4
  • First Review: 08/17/11
  • Last Review: 09/23/16
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