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Pros: Decent Speed for the price
Small size/light weight means you can work on it in your lap
Cons: Only one 3.5" hard drive bay
Conversion bracket required to add 2.5" SSD because of short proprietary cables
Other Thoughts: All in all, this is a very good, inexpensive, small form factor PC. When first set up (after disabling/uninstalling bloatware), it runs at a decent speed.
If upgrading to a 2.5" SSD, make sure you get a mounting adapter that keeps the power and data connectors in the same place as those of the 3.5" drive, i.e. the SYBA SY-ACC25044 2.5" to 3.5" Internal HDD Mounting Adapter Kit. The cables are short and are specific to this motherboard/power supply. You cannot easily add longer ones. I would love to have just added the SSD and kept the HDD for storage, but the way the 3.5" drive mounting bracket is set up, there is no room.
The machine does what it's supposed to do, and it's small in size. Very good for what it is.
Pros: Great condition, no scratches, very clean, runs very well.
Cons: No webcam, no Bluetooth (but I wan't expecting either).
Other Thoughts: Though it's still early, I am very impressed with the condition of this machine. There was a tiny bit of dirt on one corner of the cover that came off by wiping with my thumb. Screen is perfect (no dead pixels), keyboard has no wear that I can see. Doing Windows updates now via wireless. Seems like a quick machine. Very Happy!READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Edimax EW-7822UAC Wireless AC1200 Dual-band USB 3.0 Adapter, Complies to Draft 802.11ac Standard, Delivers More Than Two Times Faster Wi-Fi Speed Than 802.11n, With Adjustable Foldaway Antenna for Optimum High Performance
Pros: USB 3.0
Cons: Stop Error BUGCODE_NDIS_DRIVER in Windows 8.1
Other Thoughts: I purchased this wanting a USB 3.0 wireless adapter and all worked okay (some issues, but at least it worked) with Windows 8. I tried to upgrade to Windows 8.1, but kept receiving an error message "BUGCODE_NDIS_DRIVER". I changed my wireless adapter (to a Netgear A6200), and the upgrade went smoothly. I then tried plugging this adapter in again (after unplugging the Netgear). As soon as Windows 8.1 recognized it, I received the same error, but as a blue screen error. After unplugging and uninstalling all previous software/drivers for this device, I attempted once again to plug it in to reinstall the latest (though same version) drivers. Still received the same error. Decided to stop banging my head against the wall and will continue with Netgear. I'll keep checking for driver updates, but when you consider just plugging it in wreaks havoc with Windows 8.1, I think I'll just purchase a USB 3.0 adapter from a better reviewed, more reputable manufacturer. Unfortunately, this has cost way too much time and money.READ FULL REVIEW