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Patrick T.

Patrick T.

Joined on 07/16/08

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Most Favorable Review

Great Little HTPC CPU

AMD A4-4000 - A-Series APU Richland Dual-Core 3.2 GHz Socket FM2 65W Desktop Processor - AD4000OKHLBOX
AMD A4-4000 - A-Series APU Richland Dual-Core 3.2 GHz Socket FM2 65W Desktop Processor - AD4000OKHLBOX

Pros: Cheap and plays Blu-Ray Rips and 1080p Video with no complaining at all!!

Cons: Definitely need something beefier for Gaming, but then again who buys a $45 CPU for a gaming righ

Overall Review: HTPC SPecs AMD A4-4000 CPU MSI FM2 Mobo 4GB Mushkin PC1600 DDR3 500GB Seagate 7200RPM HDD 350W PSU from an old HP Runs WIndows 7 x64 and XBMC

Most Critical Review

Great mouse over all

Logitech G500 Black Chrome 10 Buttons Dual-mode Scroll Wheel USB Wired Laser 5700 dpi Gaming Mouse
Logitech G500 Black Chrome 10 Buttons Dual-mode Scroll Wheel USB Wired Laser 5700 dpi Gaming Mouse

Pros: great mouse for large hands! I love the feel of it, its been very reliable except for what's in the cons.. I love the fabric covered cord as well!

Cons: about 3 or 4 months ago, when you push down on the middle wheel ( its my knifing button in many games) there is no longer that familiar tactical feeddback, instead there is a mushy feel... weird thing the wheel itself works perfecttly fine (as in scrolling pages etc)

Overall Review: I've been meaning to get a hold of Logitech Support as they have been very good to me in the past, I just would like to find the receipt... I thought it was from Newegg, but apparently not... Also I tend to rage like that german kid video on youtube, so its held up surprisingly well lol

10/14/2011

Great Cheap Switch

D-Link DGS-1024D Unmanaged 24-Port Gigabit Unmanaged Desktop or Rackmount Switch
D-Link DGS-1024D Unmanaged 24-Port Gigabit Unmanaged Desktop or Rackmount Switch

Pros: 4 years and still truckin! Been through several lans without issue, also because its passively cooled, its very quiet!

Cons: My only major complaint is the initially confusing LED array, once you get used to it, its usable, but could be better designed.

Overall Review: Bought this new in 2011 and have been generally happy with it! some people reported it dying after 2 years, but on mine its lasted 4 years! so far so good! (knocks on desk)

10/20/2015

Buggy but getting there

D-Link DIR-890L/R Wireless AC3200 Ultra Tri-Band Gigabit Router, AC Smartbeam technology
D-Link DIR-890L/R Wireless AC3200 Ultra Tri-Band Gigabit Router, AC Smartbeam technology

Pros: Extremely fast Extended Wireless Range great looking responsive, and functional UI (is that using HTML5?) Looks pretty epic too!

Cons: I was getting dropped connections on both Wired and Wireless, with the shipping firmware and 1.02, but this has seemed to be fixed with 1.103 Build 7 (for NA Region) Also its Large, not really a con, but bigger than what I expected lol Limit of only 15 port forwards

Overall Review: despite the cons, its definitely a step up from my 5 year old Asus N Router. I would definitely like to see an increase in the max port forwards for those running extra stuff at home. (Minecraft, Teamspeak etc) 25-30 rules would be more than sufficient for most clients

Still Chuggin along after 3.5 years

ASUS RT-N16 802.11b/g/n Gigabit Wireless Router up to 300 Mbps DD-WRT Open Source support with USB Storage, Printer and Media Server
ASUS RT-N16 802.11b/g/n Gigabit Wireless Router up to 300 Mbps DD-WRT Open Source support with USB Storage, Printer and Media Server

Pros: well I gotta say Asus not surprisingly has built a solid product, I have owned this since October 2010 and am a regular gamer and host monthly LAN's so this thing gets thrashed quite a bit, with multiple demanding clients at once and has yet to fail me! I moved away from Tomato and moved to the Merlin Firmware last year and it runs just incredibly well, rarely have to restart it! Great Job Asus! (and Asus you should send me a new AC68 just sayin :D)

Cons: it may be just an incorrect setting but I can't seem to get higher than 72Mbs on Wireless N. not sure why though...

Eggcellent headset!

SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White
SteelSeries Siberia v2 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Full-size Headset - White

Pros: I've been through a lot of gaming headsets ( I tend to rage and throw them lol) and this has got to be one of the most comfortable sets I have owned, also I like the large soundspace, and 50mm drivers put out good bass and the trebles and mids sound good as well without being muffled by the bass!

Cons: the in-line volume tends to be a little stiff, but other than that no complaints!