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peng z.

Joined on 04/27/11

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Most Favorable Review

Great Ultrabook

ASUS Ultrabook Intel Core i3 3rd Gen 3217U (1.80GHz) 4GB Memory 500GB HDD 24 GB SSD Intel HD Graphics 4000 15.6" Windows 8 S56CA-WH31
ASUS Ultrabook Intel Core i3 3rd Gen 3217U (1.80GHz) 4GB Memory 500GB HDD 24 GB SSD Intel HD Graphics 4000 15.6" Windows 8 S56CA-WH31

Pros: 1.Boot time(<30s) with a 24gb ssd+ 500gb hdd combined 2.Lightweight 3.Number pad 4.Battery life (~4hrs)- good for 15 inch.

Cons: 1.No backlit keyboard 2. Wish battery life could be around 7 hrs.

Most Critical Review

Price

Cooler Master NotePal X-Slim - Ultra Slim Laptop Cooling Pad with 160 mm Fan
Cooler Master NotePal X-Slim - Ultra Slim Laptop Cooling Pad with 160 mm Fan

Pros: Its cheap,, works with 17 inch

Cons: Doesnt blow much air.

works

TRENDnet TEW-424UB Wireless G Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g USB 2.0 Up to 54Mbps Wireless Data Rates
TRENDnet TEW-424UB Wireless G Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g USB 2.0 Up to 54Mbps Wireless Data Rates

Pros: Plug and Play, win7x64 installed drivers instantly.

Cons: The trendnet disk only works for windows XP, useless.

Not made by Samsung

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 ST1000DM005/HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 ST1000DM005/HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Its kinda cheap - $80 , near the price before the flood, 1TB.

Cons: Not made by Samsung, its made by Seagate,(ST1000DM005). Noticably loud while writing big files.

too light

BELKIN F8E081-GRY Standard Mouse Pad
BELKIN F8E081-GRY Standard Mouse Pad

Pros: paid 99cent for it, cheapest mousepad

Cons: way too light, every time you move your mouse, mousepad moves along with it.

Good RMA Service

GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Pros: see below

Cons: see below

Overall Review: Bought this board during Dec 2011 and faced BOOT LOOP issues during 3/20, RMA number issued the next day, then gigabyte received during 3/28, on 4/9 it shipped out of Gigabyte and Received on 4/13. Received a brand new board made 3/20/2012 having the newest F10 beta BIOS.