Joined on 03/20/07
Pros: I chose this KVM specifically due to its handling of dual DVI monitors. It does an excellent job in that regard, and the fact that it will also switch up to two additional USB devices has come in handy as well. Overall, an excellent device!
Cons: I am using this device to switch between my "desktop replacement laptop" and my gaming rig. My laptop does not "see" the console mouse when it is plugged into the console mouse port; however, it sees it when it is plugged into one of the extra USB ports, so all is well. I do not blame this KVM, but my picky Dell D620, so not really a con necessarily.
Overall Review: I happened to have a bunch of USB, audio, and DVI cables, so I intentionally chose this KVM, since it does not come with any cables (saved at least $70, by my reckoning). It clearly states that it comes with no cables, so this is not a negative in any way.
Pros: After much research, I settled on this for an HTPC build. Based on some existing reviews, I was prepared for a potentially noisy fan and some challenging screw-matching, but none of that materialized. The case was easy to open, all cables were plenty long enough, and component installation was straightforward. The P/S and case fans were quiet, but I didn't need the 80mm case fan, so I unplugged it. The grill right above the CPU location works great for single (CPU) fan operation.
Cons: None thus far.
Pros: I did quite a bit of research before settling on this board for my HTPC. I was not disappointed! I installed an E7400 and 4GB of G.Skill RAM, and went to town. I installed Windows 7 32-bit (RTM), and went to the Zotac site for the latest drivers ... everything worked the first time. The wireless mini-card performs well; I have no reception problems whatsoever. The HDMI output is perfect on my 37" Insignia 720p; I'm sure that it will look even better when I upgrade to a larger 1080 some day.
Overall Review: Due to the length of the antenna connection on the wireless mini-card, you have to be careful when installing the board, but the instructions are very clear.
Thin but loud
Pros: This cooler is super skinny. In my mini-ITX case, I had plenty of room to spare with this cooler, where the stock cooler put me within a couple of millimeters of the top of the case. It is very efficient for the price, and keeps my E7400 under 40C regardless of load.
Cons: This puppy is loud at full speed, and since it is a three-pin fan, that's where it stays. I will have my Zalman speed control (N82E16835118217) tomorrow, which should address that little surprise.