Date Joined: 11/15/11
Pros: Plug-and-play; no configuration needed.
Overall Review: Upgraded my 2019 iMac with 64GB of data (4x32GB). Simple plug-and-play install and I was up and running in less than five minutes.
Pros: The compact size and speed of this NVMe drive makes it perfect for use as a huge thumbdrive. When nested in a USB-C external case it can pass up to 10gb per second. Fits neatly in my placket.
Cons: None that I’ve noted.
Overall Review: Already mentioned in the “Pros” paragraph.
Pros: Boosted son's i7-3700 computer significantly so he can play all games.
Cons: -Price! I bought this here in 2015 for $194. It's now selling for $399!!! Really?!?
-Computer ran hotter. I had to swap out the stock CPU cooler for a pretty hefty cooler. Runs great now.
-Did I mention the price doubled in the last year?!?!
Overall Review: It runs great, and I would recommend, but at almost $400 I suggest shopping around more.
Pros: Works well, simple construction, easy to assemble. Functions with both 2.0 and 3.0 USB ports. Installed an SSD that I had lying around and it worked great. Using with my MacBook Pro. Just ordered another for a second HDD that I have in my extras box.
Cons: This is a plastic case with an "aluminum plate". I think aluminum foil. Nonetheless, it's durable enough unless you plan taking it with mountain hiking or something.
Overall Review: Had no problems with it so far.
Pros: Works fine when it is the only memory in my computer.
Cons: Conflicts with my existing memory, which has same specs, but Corsair brand. I'm shipping this to my son. Hopefully it will work in his computer.
Overall Review: I was increasing memory to 32GB with this 16GB (2x8) addition. I expect that if a person bought four of these to get 32GB they would work great.
Pros: For the price it does what you want.
Cons: You have to accept that it doesn't come with a CD/DVD drive or Bluetooth because they tell you that in the specs. What I really am having trouble with is the weird/new touchpad style, which functions more like a Mac than a PC. I don't know if it's designed to work specifically with Windows 8 or make it more like a tablet, but it is really difficult to master. My son seems to be picking it up with use, but it still frustrates me at times.
Pros: Good distance. Seldom have missed characters. The mouse pad actually works pretty well. I like that it is rechargeable from the computer.
Cons: I was totally caught off guard by how small this is. Not much bigger than a mobile phone. So much so that I keep expecting it to do auto-correct like my cell. But the surprise is all my fault for not reading the ad well. even so, i really like it. Solid construction. The mouse pad on the right makes it a little awkward for rapid thumb typing. I definitely recommend it for HTPC. No regrets.
Pros: Modular design makes for a clean install. Excellent price for a 750 watt power supply.
Pros: Been running this for a month. Performance is amazing, and hasn't crashed yet.
Overall Review: Had bad results with another brand of SSDs...all dead within a relatively short period of time. Using this Crucial M4 as my "C" drive for the OS and main software. Performance is blazingly fast, and the drive chugs along with no snags.
Pros: Fast and cheap. What more can you ask for?
Cons: None so far.
Pros: Handles everything I throw at it. Extremely fast.
Overall Review: I'm not a gamer, but I do significant high-definition video editing, which is kind of the same thing. Including editing uncompressed HD, which takes incredibly high bandwidth. Mated it up with a solid-state drive for the operating system and editing software. Everything is SATA 3.0. Blazing fast.
Pros: Fast response, great picture on screen with BD-R and BD-ROM. Burns fast. Does just what it's supposed to do. I don't even use DVDs anymore, so no experience with DVDs on this drive.
Cons: No bundled software, but that's not unexpected with an OEM item. Better to install my own software, rather than bundled stuff which I normally wouldn't use.
Overall Review: I suspect negative comments in other postings are due to software issues, rather than the hardware. I'm using WinDVD Pro 11, and burning with Sony Vegas Pro 11. Had no issues yet.