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Silicon Power Touch 835 32GB Waterproof USB 2.0 Flash Drive Model SP032GBUF2835V1T
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1 out of 5 eggs Hands down, the worst USB drive I have owned 01/05/2014

This review is from: Silicon Power Touch 835 32GB Waterproof USB 2.0 Flash Drive Model SP032GBUF2835V1T

Pros: I love the size of this drive and it's inexpensive.

Cons: From day one, this drive has been finicky, unreliable and extremely slow. I do IT work and so this drive goes into a lot of machines, this is not an incident isolated to my system. About 25% of the time I plug this into the front port of a computer it will lock up the system until I unplug it. Windows Explorer just can't seem to deal with it. When this happens I plug it into one of the rear ports and it typically works. The difference between the front ports and the rear is simply a wire running from the motherboard to the front of the PC, in the rear they are soldered onto the board. I have no idea why that would have any effect but it does. When it works, speed starts out fast and over several minutes it slows to a crawl. I simply cannot use this as a reliable storage source for the tools I use in the field.

Other Thoughts: I read the reviews and tossed the dice... it was too cheap to not try. I will keep it around for an emergency. If my new drive fails I can use this for the few days I will need to get another.


2 out of 5 eggs Bad board, good support 06/15/2011

This review is from: MSI G31TM-P21 LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: None

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I purchased the first 2 of these boards to replace 2 dead MOBOs that died weeks apart at a client site. A third died a few months later at the same site. These were MSI boards but a different model and I was hopeful that I could swap them without the existing XP installation having a fit. It worked it makes me question MSI's quality... I have had 5 MSI boards die on me in 13 months. Still, the boards are replaced quickly and without question, except my year is now up for the next failure.

BIOSTAR P4M80-M4 478 VIA P4M800 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
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  • neweggOwned For: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggs do NOT buy this board 10/02/2006

This review is from: BIOSTAR P4M80-M4 478 VIA P4M800 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: The fan spins.

Cons: Nothing else works! This board was purchased to replace a clients failed motherboard. As a general rule I avoid Biostar but this was the only board that had the proper configuration for the processor/memory from the failed computer. The board would not even POST, not a single beep. My suggestion; stay away from Biostar, much less this board. Bad products and, from past experience, horrible support.

Other Thoughts: NewEgg, as always, was awsome. Great service, great prices, fast shipping, excellent support


David B.'s Profile

Display Name: David B.

Date Joined: 05/12/03

  • Reviews: 4
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  • First Review: 04/24/06
  • Last Review: 01/05/14
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