Joined on 01/11/09
Night and Day
Pros: All I can say is WOW. I was borrowing a Dell gigabit switch from a tech company after my 10/100 was going in and out. The Dell was getting hammered and couldn't bring up x-ray images quick enough With Dell gigabit: 3-5 second single image access 10-20 second 17 image access With Cisco 0-2 second single image access 0-5 second 17 image access This is using the exact same server/router/firewall Smart sensing technology is literally "plug and play"
Cons: I could say the price but this is so cheap for a switch. Server grade stuff is just crazy expensive in general.
LOL at the prices
Pros: Great Speeds! Have 5 in raid and I trust these drives Got 5 of these drives for the price of two now. It is good that I purchased as soon as I heard that the HDD manufacturing will be slowed (1.5 months ago)
Cons: Not worth it to buy HDDs until the price goes back down There are some newer drives around the same price point that are faster but I would question the longevity of the drives until they can be tested thoroughly
Overall Review: Right now is a rough time for hard drives because of the tsunami that flooded plants so prices are nuts
Tough little drive
Pros: More space than you should need in a backup Tough metal exterior Some can call it stylish only takes up 1 USB port Short cable(some may say it is a con) but perfect for a laptop
Cons: Not sure if it is a con but it only requires 1 usb port which means it isn't really "powered" so maybe it would run faster with two like my other drive?