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Jui H.

Jui H.

Joined on 03/09/03

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Most Favorable Review

Great burner, works with LTH media!

LITE-ON 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RAM 8X BD-ROM 8MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner with 3D Playback iHBS212-08 LightScribe Support
LITE-ON 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RAM 8X BD-ROM 8MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner with 3D Playback iHBS212-08 LightScribe Support

Pros: Works with LTH media. High speed if the right discs are used. Bundled software are great, very useful and powerful. With the right skills, you can probably make professional movies with this burner and software suite. Light-scribe is a nice addition.

Cons: Poor support from the Lite-On website. Needs firmware update to make sure the LTH media works. Lite-On's website links to the new firmware are broken, you have to find it elsewhere.

Overall Review: Don't listen to others that tell you LTH doesn't work with this drive. I've been backing up my files non-stop with both HTL and LTH media, everything worked perfectly. All you have to do is to upgrade the firmware to make sure it works with LTH media perfectly. Firmware upgrade process is VERY SIMPLE as long as you can find it. Lite-On's website links to the firmware is broken the last time I checked, that's a horrible mistake to make. A simple search in Google will find you the latest firmware though. I recommend to get this version of the drive instead of the OEM version(iHBS112) because this retail version(iHBS212) has 1. Box 2. Two free Blu-ray discs 3. GREAT software bundle and 4. Light-scribe support.

10/15/2010
Most Critical Review

Cheap Laser Mouse

Rosewill RM-1600L Black 5 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Laser 1600 dpi Mouse
Rosewill RM-1600L Black 5 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Laser 1600 dpi Mouse

Pros: At the time of purchase, it was by FAR the cheapest laser mouse you can find. Design is not ugly, feels ok in hand. Performed well for games and sensitive functions.

Cons: Only lasted roughly a year. I didn't abuse it nor overuse it, it just died.

Overall Review: You get what you paid for. If you're just looking for a temporary solution, this is GREAT considering the price.

Great price.

SABRENT SBT-EKU25 Aluminum 2.5" IDE USB 2.0 External Enclosure
SABRENT SBT-EKU25 Aluminum 2.5" IDE USB 2.0 External Enclosure

Pros: Great price. Solid built, except the plastic parts, they were broke easily. However, the metal parts feel strong. Lasted me for over 3 years now, still working well. Doesn't require a power source, just USB ports.

Cons: Plastic parts break easily, but most of the case is made of metal.

Overall Review: For the price I paid, this is a great enclosure.

Great buy for budget

TRENDnet TW100-S4W1CA DSL/Cable Broadband Router 1 x 10/100Mbps WAN Ports 4 x 10/100Mbps LAN Ports
TRENDnet TW100-S4W1CA DSL/Cable Broadband Router 1 x 10/100Mbps WAN Ports 4 x 10/100Mbps LAN Ports

Pros: This is a great router for the price(if under 20 dollars), easy to set up. All you need to do is plug in the cables, and you're done. I have been using it for over a year now. Hardly ever noticed any connection loss, worked consistently well for me.

Cons: Cheap feeling on the build quality. Blue color is terrible with most room and furniture.

Overall Review: I got it for under 20 dollars. Very impressed how long it has lasted and how consistent it has performed. I have owned roughly 10 routers in the past, this one is actually the least reliable brand, yet lasted the longest and performed the most consistently. I got lucky I guess.

Best choice!

Logitech Z-5500 505 Watts 5.1 Digital Speaker System
Logitech Z-5500 505 Watts 5.1 Digital Speaker System

Pros: This is the best choice you can make for the price range. It has all the inputs you would need for popular standards such as Dolby Digital and DTS. Optical input and the direct analog inputs should be more than sufficient for most computer and/or home theater set up's. Unless you have the super high end equipments. Sounds are great, bass is strong. I can never turn the volume and bass over half way, they're simply too powerful, yet retains the sound clarity. The included decoder box/control box is awesome. This eliminates the need for a separate amplifier/decoder for most people. That's a huge amount of saving in terms of $$$. If you are an audiophile, you may want a better system. However, you will have to spend a couple of hundred dollars more than this system.

Cons: Heavy. That's all.

Overall Review: As long as it doesn't break, I would use it for a few more years.

Great for the price

Rosewill RCW-H9033 1.5 Feet HDMI Cable Switch V1.3a / 2 in 1 out
Rosewill RCW-H9033 1.5 Feet HDMI Cable Switch V1.3a / 2 in 1 out

Pros: Very good for switching between 2 HDMI devices. For its price, I really should give it 5 stars, but there are definitely better products out there.

Cons: Nothing, it's cheap, gets the job done.

Overall Review: This is for switching between 2 HDMI devices. It is using a manual switch, no remote. For more devices and/or remote control, you'll have to spend more $$$.