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Dustin C.

Dustin C.

Joined on 08/02/05

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Product Reviews
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Most Favorable Review

Make up for Microsoft's Failures

NYKO Intercooler ts Xbox 360
NYKO Intercooler ts Xbox 360

Pros: Works. Can be used with the 360 vertical and horizontal. Draws power from an outlet rather then the xbox.

Cons: Loud... but easily drowned out by surround sound.

Overall Review: The main reason I bought this product was to see if it would stop my Xbox from overheating and freezing. Got the RRoD, sent it in, got it back. Within a weak I was having problems with it overheating and freezing. Only happened when I gamed excessively (6+ hours straight), or watched netflix (within 20minutes of netflix). Since I've had the fan it still freezes during netflix....usually after about 2 hours of streaming. Got it within 2 days of ordering

Most Critical Review

Little improvement

XTERASYS AN-EXT External 2.4GHz IEEE 802.11b/g Wireless Antenna Extension
XTERASYS AN-EXT External 2.4GHz IEEE 802.11b/g Wireless Antenna Extension

Pros: it's cheap, and it's alot smaller than I thought it was gonna be.

Cons: I used it with my desktop PCI card and it didn't increase the signal I wanted it to at all... but it did pick up 4 or 5 other networks that my stock antenna didnt.

Overall Review: you get what you pay for.

Not good around wireless routers

Logitech M510 Wireless Mouse - Black
Logitech M510 Wireless Mouse - Black

Pros: Is full sized, which is nice compared to the smaller laptop mice. Extra buttons are good for casual gamers.

Cons: The mouse kept cutting in and out every 5-10sec just for a split second. Which is a major concern when you are trying to play games. After a little research, and some common sense, I figured out my router was disrupting the wireless connection to the mouse. I have my computer/the receiver about 2ft away from my wireless router, after I disabled the wifi the mouse works fine.

Works fine

Rosewill RCW-618 USB to IDE / SATA Adapter - Supports Windows 7
Rosewill RCW-618 USB to IDE / SATA Adapter - Supports Windows 7

Pros: Hooked it up to two old IDE drives, worked great. Just like browsing through a jump drive. Only had it a few days but has been working great.

Cons: Tried it on an old HD that has Windows '98 but it wouldnt let me browse through it. Just gave me the option to format the drive.

Overall Review: haven't had a chance to use the sata cable it came with.

10/12/2010