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Belkin 1100VA UPS (model F6C1100-UNV) WORST Product Ever Award - PCstats.com Belkin 1100VA UPS (model F6C1100-UNV) WORST Product Ever Award
Mon, February 22 2010 | 4:48PM | PermaLink Feedback?
www.pcstats.comEditor's Note: Belkin used to have fairly good, economical UPS/battery backup solutions in my opinion (based on direct use). The Belkin Universal 1000VA UPS lasted about 3 years before up and dieing, and during that period I can't recall any particular problems with it. After it gave out the only comparable UPS offering from the company was the Belkin "1100VA Enterprise Series UPS." PCSTATS purchased this 1100VA UPS (model F6C1100-UNV) to replace the former unit, but almost immediately it became clear this was probably the worst UPS we'd ever come across, and one of the worst products I've ever had to put up with.

Yes, put up with. The problem was a lack of an alternative UPS, so I had to stick it out. The Belkin F6C1100-UNV has since been discontinued by the manufacturer, along with most of Belkin's UPS product line.

There are three main reasons why the Belkin F6C1100-UNV is such an extremely poor product...
1) Under normal operation it's circuitry gets very hot, staying at a constant 45-55°C according to an Omega OS643E-LS infrared thermometer.
2) For the first three-to-five days of use it off-gassed a strong noxious plastic smell that was headache inducing.
3) The Belkin UPS emits an audible electrical hum almost constantly.

PCSTATS no longer recommends Belkin UPS products, and judging by a random failure from the Belkin F6C1100-UNV today, it's shortly on its way to the big garbage dump in the sky. Uninterruptable Power Supplies are crucial devices, but finding a suitable product for the home market has always been tricky. The search begins, what UPS manufacturer do you trust with your PC?

FULL STORY @ Archived from BELKIN
http://www.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Product_Id=171958
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Zalman S Series 128GB SSD - PCstats.com Zalman S Series 128GB SSD
Wed, December 22 2010 | 4:32PM | PermaLink Feedback?
"By carefully picking and choosing what you want on your laptop, you can fit your life on to this super-fast drive. And it's really worth it. I cannot explain to you how nice it is to have my laptop instantly come back from sleep, and not only be back, but be instantly usable. The difference is huge. The entire system just feels snappier and don't get me started on boot times; they are much improved as well."
FULL STORY @ Archived from OVERCLOCKERSCLUB
http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/zalman_s_series_128gb/
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