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Mushkin Enhanced Reactor 2.5
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Pros: Installed this in April 2016. Still working great.

Cons: If it fails -- I'll let you know.


4 out of 5 eggs Pretty good bang for the buck. But it's too bad the keyboard has problems. 04/29/2016

This review is from: ASUS Laptop Q550LF-BBI7T07 Intel Core i7 4th Gen 4500U (1.80 GHz) 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M 15.6" Touchscreen Windows 8 64-bit

Pros: i7 processor
With replace the hard disk with an SSD it's REALLY FAST.

Cons: Get the extended warranty. You're probably going to need it.
Keyboard fails. But there are workarounds.

Other Thoughts: I'm pretty much going to copy another review here (with a few minor changes):

Pros: Good Price/Performance ratio.

Cons: Motherboard and Keyboard issues in the first year and then Keyboard stopped working in year 2. Daughter used it her first year in college. Had some minor audio issue and reported keyboard intermittent problems in year 2. But keyboard got worse and multiple keys didn't work. She has to carry a keyboard around with her at college (and she was not happy). This seems to be somewhat typical. I saw a video on YouTube and with a few minor variations to the theme in this video was able to fix the keyboard. The video is AWFUL but if you can follow it there is a possibility it will fix your keyboard issues. I DID FIX my daughters keyboard issues with the help of this video. Your mileage may vary. My daughter no longer has to carry the keyboard around but keeps it around -- just in case.

Here's the potential keyboard fix:

www Dot youtube Dot com/watch?v=_2O5SmtefgA

Or if the above gets rejected just search on youtube for:

Asus broken keyboard fix Q550L

Tamron SP AF10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Lens For Canon
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5 out of 5 eggs Great lens for the price! 02/06/2012

This review is from: Tamron SP AF10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Lens For Canon

Pros: Inexpensive lens (compared to Canon) that can give you a view of the world that you won't get with ANY of the kit lenses. This is a wide angle lens without the "fisheye" view (might want to confirm that with the fishes). When using this lens with a dSLR that takes video the perspective is truly a "look" you will not see in many videos.

Cons: It's not a Canon lens and therefore doesn't have the software that Canon provides with it's lenses that corrects for any barrel or pincushion distortion. Nor will the Canon software correct any chromatic abberation for this lens as it does for most of Canon's lenses. There are 3rd party software companies that will do these corrections but they are not included in the cost of the lens.


John C.'s Profile

Display Name: John C.

Date Joined: 08/29/06

  • Reviews: 9
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  • First Review: 07/18/09
  • Last Review: 10/22/16
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