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Scott K.

Scott K.

Joined on 03/07/11

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Most Favorable Review

great for the price

Rosewill Black Wired Optical Mouse - RM-P2U
Rosewill Black Wired Optical Mouse - RM-P2U

Pros: Works without any issues all buttons work along with scroll wheel.

Cons: None

Overall Review: Black coating on the scroll wheel is a little odd as you can sometimes see the red optical light coming up through the wheel.

Most Critical Review

Nice picture but so so sound

LCD HDTV
LCD HDTV

Pros: For the price you really can't complain. The picture over all is nice and the TV seems to be solid.

Cons: The sound gets pretty tinny when you bring the volume up past a certain level. The sound seems to be alright through the HDMI connection when you are playing blu-ray but playing netflix or hulu the sounds gets worse.

Overall Review: I would probably only recommend this as a bedroom TV.

I love this case!

Rosewill - THOR V2-W Gaming ATX Full Tower Computer Case White Edition, Supports Up to E-ATX / XL-ATX, Comes with Four Fans
Rosewill - THOR V2-W Gaming ATX Full Tower Computer Case White Edition, Supports Up to E-ATX / XL-ATX, Comes with Four Fans

Pros: Nice spacious interior to any configuration of the motherboard. It is also deep so it provides a great accommodation for my monster air cooler for the processor. The bottom mounted PSU seems to be alright though I am a little concerned about cooling since it is on my rug and I feel it doesn't provide enough clearance to cool. The fins and fan controls are excellent. I love the ability to adjust the fan speed and fins for when I am sleeping and the computer isn't running hard. USB 3.0 on the front which is nice along with an ESATA. The back has a bunch of great connections and the fact that I can power my IPOD while the computer is off is great.

Cons: The mesh is removable but is a pain to get back on. Also I have an issue that if you hit it with the compressed air sometimes it will fly off. Switch for the fins on the top is a little flimsy, I am always convinced I am going to break it but so far it has held up.

Overall Review: I used the black version for a friend of mine when I helped him build a computer. I loved it so much I needed my own! Power switch feels like it needs to be depressed more than it really does. A light tap turns the computer on. The lit up Thor emblem is a little odd. I would suggest watching the Newegg video attached. It helped for figuring out how to put in the DVD drives.

Much needed extension found!

StarTech.com ATXP4EXT 8 in. 8in ATX12V 4 Pin P4 CPU Power Extension Cable Female to Male
StarTech.com ATXP4EXT 8 in. 8in ATX12V 4 Pin P4 CPU Power Extension Cable Female to Male

Pros: Works great for extension of the CPU power for a bottom PSU build.

Cons: none

Great card for running the internet on your TV

EVGA GeForce 8400 GS 1GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 Video Card 01G-P3-1302-LR
EVGA GeForce 8400 GS 1GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 Video Card 01G-P3-1302-LR

Pros: This card is great for what it is built for. I personally use it to connect directly to my TV with the awesome full size HDMI cable. It is my way of getting around Hulu Plus's "web only" restrictions. Anyway I have not had any lag with videos and seems to run everything smoothly. The HDMI port that is full size is great and the option of VGA or DVI is nice as well.

Cons: Price? Even at the price listed I am pretty pleased though since everything else in the price range did not include a fan. I just don't like having a video card that doesn't have a fan even if it is low power enough not to need a fan.

Overall Review: No fan noise issue. I bought this video card for my older Core2Duo build. The original 8800 died after a long run of service and I needed something cheap with an HDMI hook up. I would say do not expect to overclock this card in any way to run the newest games. I will say I am surprised how admirably it performs though in what I need it to do. I only knocked off an egg due to the fact it can not go up to a super high resolution that I would like but at the same time you really don't need to it go higher when connecting it to a TV.

Hardware is solid!

BUFFALO AirStation AC1300 / N900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router - WZR-D1800H
BUFFALO AirStation AC1300 / N900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router - WZR-D1800H

Pros: The internet speed is fast and connecting to it is fairly easy. Over all the actual use of this product is great. The hardware side is rock solid and from what I can tell the range is pretty good. I do only have a town house so I don't need the massive range some people require. I have 3 wired devices and 5-6 wireless devices connected some on the 5 ghz band and some on the 2.4 ghz band. The internet does not seem to be taking a hit and is working well for me.

Cons: The software...the software and the set up of this device is the thing of nightmares. If you can get through the set up you will love this router. The problem is that even with the glossary on the right hand side you still have to go into just about every setting to find out where everything is. Almost nothing is in a place that makes sense and anything that is still finds a way to be a pain. If they can update the firmware in the future this router may earn the 5th egg but until then it stays at 4.

Overall Review: Comcast made a router that is a pain to set up even worse. If you have a comcast router you may need to power cycle the router a few times. At least that was my experience.