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ezDISK EZ370 USB 3.0 2.5 In. Hard Drive Enclosure - Support SATA I/II/III, Screwless Design (Tool Free) and Energy Saver
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  • neweggOwned For: less than 1 day

Pros: easily accessible

Cons: worthless, useless, not as advertised, only useful for usb 2.0

Other Thoughts: I can only get this enclosure (with Samsung SSD 830) to be recognized in an USB 2.0 slot. It takes unusual effort to get it to be recognized by usb 3.0 slots. AND even in those rare cases, once it's unplugged, it will not recognize it again after being plugged into a 3.0 slot. You must start over again by plugging it into a 2.0 slot. That's definitely NOT how UASP is supposed to work. Not to mention that means that this is ONLY useful as usb 2.0 or an overpriced carrying case. Extremely disappointing. This is either defective or deceptive. I purchased this on NeweggFlash for $8, even at that price this is utterly worthless. It will cost almost as much to ship this back to CA from VA as it was to purchase it. Leaving me unlikely to ever purchase again from ezDISK or the so called ezDISK Flagship Store here on Newegg. USB 3.0 & UASP...NOT on this enclosure! Look elsewhere.

Philips SHP2000 Full-Size Wired Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: nothing

Cons: terrible

XFX Double D Radeon HD 7850 DirectX 11 FX-785A-ZDF4 1GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
  • neweggOwned For: less than 1 day

Pros: Disclosure: I do not own this particular card. With that said I've installed 3 previous iterations of the XFX Double Ds on 3 machines I've built. I love the Double Ds and have not had any problems with any of them...with the oldest of them being 1 year and 7 months old.

Cons: Having said that, I could not ignore the legit negative reviews about this particular card that I honestly wanted to purchase. I could not pull the trigger with the caution that I feel about the XFX customer service issues and with the seemingly high rates of actual hardware issues. It's easy to explain away some of those that seem inexperienced or lacking some knowledge. But there seems to be too many legit ones to pass over. Those ultimately made me extremely uncomfortable when I combined them with knowledge of a friend whom told me of their negative experience with a XFX rma some months back. It was ultimately resolved but only after a significant delay of time with some back-and-forth mixed in.

I've not had to RMA any of the 3 that I've installed. Based on what I'm observing, I certainly hope I never have to. I'm only offering this feedback as a XFX customer, so that XFX knows that some of us are noticing this disturbing trend is becoming a perception, whether right or wrong. May be time for a hard look within and to review their RMA process not to mention acknowledging and/or addressing some possible issues with this particular card itself. To what feedback I give credence and weight, XFX should pay attention that some are growing uneasy or wary.

Other Thoughts: i just noticed this going down on promo code today for $159 less a $30 MIR for a total of $129.99. But even that great price couldn't make me overcome my apprehensions about this card. Unfortunately and reluctantly, I'm dropping down from 7850 of this card to a the 7790 of the ASUS HD7790-DC2OC-2GD5. It shouldn't significantly affect the experience of the specific game that its user will utilize. I'm going out on a limb personally, in that I've never used ASUS cards before. The biggest attraction to me was it's cooling solution. I insist upon 2 fan cooling without having to go aftermarket. I'll have to see how that goes. I'll be interested in checking out their GPU Tweak features. I'm doubtful the end user will actually need the 2GB on it but that may just be a bonus.

It was between the GIGABYTE GV-R779OC-2GD and the previously mentioned ASUS for me based on the budget and cooling. I've never owned a Gigabyte personally so I let my ASUS Z87-PRO LGA 1150 motherboard sway me to give the ASUS video card a try. The biggest regret may be choosing to drop from AMDs 7850 down to a 7790.


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Display Name: Marcia F.

Date Joined: 02/17/07

  • Reviews: 9
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  • First Review: 02/09/12
  • Last Review: 03/04/15
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