Skip to: | | - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

Home > 
Jonathan H.'s Profile > 
All Reviews
  • Find Reviews
  • Find

Showing Results: Most Recent

LG Electronics 14x SATA Blu-ray Internal Rewriter without Software, Black Model WH14NS40 - OEM
  • Verified Owner
  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggs Non-standard drawer dimensions 03/08/2014

This review is from: LG Electronics 14x SATA Blu-ray Internal Rewriter without Software, Black Model WH14NS40 - OEM

Pros: Works as it should

Cons: Non-standard drawer dimensions means I can't use the optical drive covers in my Antec Sonata. The drawer won't fit through the flip-down opening in the cover

EnGenius ERB9250 Wireless N Range Extender
  • Verified Owner
  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

3 out of 5 eggs Somewhat disappointed in speeds 12/10/2012

This review is from: EnGenius ERB9250 Wireless N Range Extender

Pros: Easy setup, performs as advertised

Cons: Speeds improved, but still are not that impressive.

Other Thoughts: My wife's computer is in in her craft room, on a different floor from my home office where I have a Dlink DIR-655 (H/W revision A, so it's older) wireless router. She had a Medialink Wireless-N USB adapter, which only could get about 8Mbps of throughput with WPA2 enabled. With the EnGenius wireless repeater connected to the Ethernet port on her computer, we're seeing 20-25Mbps, so at least she is able to utilize all of our cable Internet bandwidth. However, even when the repeater was in the same room with the Dlink DIR-655, I was only connecting at 65Mbps, and total throughput was around 30Mbps. Overall it's an improvement, but I was hoping for much higher speeds for our own file sharing. My laptop connects at 130Mbps when in the same room as the router, and I get about 60Mbps of throughput on it.

ECS IC780M-A2 (V1.0A) AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard
  • Verified Owner
  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

4 out of 5 eggs Bare bones board does the job 01/28/2012

This review is from: ECS IC780M-A2 (V1.0A) AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard

Pros: Very cheap. Does the job. Lack of features means nothing gets in the way when installing it.

Cons: Just the basics. No frills. No control over clocks, timing, core unlocking, etc. No Firewire, no USB 3.0. What do you expect at this price point?

Other Thoughts: Bought this to upgrade the hand-me-down PC my wife was using who now wants to edit video. Pulled out the 5-1/2 year old high-end (at the time) Gigabyte board and E6300 C2D, replaced it with this, a Phenom II 960T, 8GB of DDR3-1333 memory, and a Nvidia GT 430 pulled from another system. Ran a couple passes of MemTest86+, then cloned her old Windows 7 boot drive, rebooted, and let it detect all the hardware changes (I know it's risky but I do this all the time and have never had a problem. I'm an EE and a S/W developer and can get myself out of trouble if I'm ever in it.). One reboot later all the new H/W was working and she's happily editing her crafting videos.

Gave it four stars because it is soooo basic. Tremendous value, though free beats cheap.


Jonathan H.'s Profile

Display Name: Jonathan H.

Date Joined: 10/28/03

  • Reviews: 6
  • Helpfulness: 2
  • First Review: 01/02/06
  • Last Review: 03/08/14
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.