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Acer Aspire R R5-471T-51UN Ultrabook Intel Core i5 6200U (2.30 GHz) 256 GB SSD Intel HD Graphics 520 Shared Memory 14
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: A great brushed aluminum look
A current model convertible laptop - not an old model that has been refurbed
Synaptics touchpad
WoW pricing
Manufacturer refurb with Newegg backing
All the features for everything except gaming: 6 th gen cpu, 1080 14" touch screen, 2 in 1, USB 3.1, lighted KB, 8GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 2/5 AC WiFi, long battery life
Quiet and cool running

Cons: It is not light like a Mac Air
Comes with removable bloatware (have seen much worse) - will run stock Windows 10
Have to enable Keyboard back-lighting - it's not automatic / on all the time. And of course, when it's dark, finding the keys to turn it on is difficult: catch 22.
Write speed on the Kingston SSD are sub par (you won't notice)
Some keyboard key placement and size issues (minor)

Other Thoughts: Really, those are the only cons I can think of! This is probably my 20th laptop, so when I say this is a screaming hot deal, I know one when I see one. Bought this for my daughter for college. It's a beautiful and functional mid-ranger for the price of entry-level. Quality is closer to MBP 13" (I own two) than ASUS/ACER entry level 15.6" (I own two of those, plus a couple of IBM/Lenovo, and Dell laptops, too).

If you are willing to risk the refurb, you could end up with an incredible laptop for not much money. I don't know what happened, but guessing their was either a driver or parts issue with these units. Customers returned them, the units were fixed. My laptop looks and acts like new. Best laptop purchase ever :)

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Manufacturer Recertified OCZ Vertex 2 2.5
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Plenty of space for a boot drive.
Great price.
Packaged as new - If you didn't know it was refurbished, you could not tell it was refurbished.
Trusted brand.

Cons: Not the newest, fastest drive out there.

Other Thoughts: The price/capacity was so good on this SSD I just had to buy it! Using it to boot Win7 on a home HTPC/server that runs 24/7. Much of the time there is no server activity, and this configuration allows the larger 2 TB drive to spin down. This saves money and prolongs the spinning drive lifetime.

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SanDisk Ultra Plus 2.5
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggs Finally: price, performance, & capacity! 06/04/2013

This review is from: SanDisk Ultra Plus 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) SDSSDHP-256G-G25

Pros: A fair price, with decent performance, with enough space!
TRIM, MLC, ACHI, SMART, SATA III

Cons: Performance is middle of the pack
Performance will deteriorate as the drive fills up
Older controller

Other Thoughts: WOW - I am loving this SSD. Put it in a new build hooked up to an MSI G45 GAMING MB on a 6 GB/sec SATA III port and WOW! Win7 boots in under 10 seconds. ATTO maximum read/write throughput of 539 MB/sec and 489 MB/sec respectively.

This drive consists of old and new technology. The four flash modules are new Sandisk technology,,each fronted with a cache. The controller is older Marvell technology. Together, they provide a nice balance of price, performance, and disk space.

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Display Name: Daniel M.

Date Joined: 10/19/03

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