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This review is from: PNY 64GB Attache USB 2.0 Flash Drive (P-FD64GATT03-GE)
Pros: Cheap for the size.
Cons: This is the slowest stick I have ever had. It takes 3-5 minutes to boot Xubuntu. I have tried it on 2 different machines. This stick is no good for running an operating system.
Other Thoughts: OK for storing files.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: The card's drivers installed via Windows 7 update without issue. The rebate check arrived today. The card runs at about 42 C most of the time. It passed all the Dell diagnostic tests. Ubuntu works with it without issue. For the special price and rebate, it is a very good deal. Low slot mounting hardware was included.
Cons: The fan is noisy, as others have noted. After the second week, the fan was vibrating the case. I took out the fan and squirted motor oil down the fan shaft. That seems to fix the noise issue. The fan runs at high speed until the Windows 7 desktop appears. Then, it quiets down.
Other Thoughts: I bought the card to get the HDMI connection and to replace an old ATI HD 2400 Pro. I don't know what to think about the fan, but the card has a 2-year warranty. For $9.99 after rebate, I am not too worried.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: It works well with BOTH Windows 7 and Linux. Works fine with Ubuntu 13.10 and Fedora 20 without the need for making a new kernel.
Cons: The latest drivers for Windows 7 cannot be downloaded from the MediaTek website. The website is a joke and a corporate embarassment.
It is a large adapter, but if you need range, that is the price that you have to pay.
Other Thoughts: I bought this for the RT5372 chipset. This is really good hardware had is hobbled by bad drivers. Even with the current drivers, it performs well under a long range through walls. With Windows 7, I am getting 4 out of 5 bars (good) and with Linux 63% (good). This is better perfromance than I had with other adapters. Too bad MediaTek bought out Ralink.
Deliver from Hong Kong took 8 days and there was no tracking information after the package left HK.
It comes with a clip on attachment which may be useful for laptop users.
The USB mini-plug means you can't use standard USB extension cords.
Not pleased with Newegg's censorship of certain words. It's hard to deal with a robot.