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ASUS Intel H55 Express 1156 Micro ATX Motherboard &hellip by ASUS
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
One of the main reasons why I bought this product is that it has an IDE connector, allowing me to use my old DVD drive, while rival boards in the same price range only support SATA. So by getting the P7H55-M, I would save myself the price of a new drive.

Not so.

After assembling the PC, adding memory, CPU etc. I turn it on, only to find it won't boot from the DVD drive, despite identifying it correctly. So I try to get into the BIOS settings using the DEL key, as instructed, but that doesn't work. After repeated attempts, holding down the DEL key on numerous reboots, I did get into the settings and change the boot order, but this had little effect. I was then unable to… Read more
Chapelwood Nest Box by Chapelwood
Chapelwood Nest Box by Chapelwood
16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
The RSPB/BTO/Birdcare Standards Association recommend that the bottom of the entrance hole is at least 120mm above the floor of the box, to prevent predators reaching the chicks and to prevent fledglings leaving the nest prematurely. On this box, the hole is too low. A pity, as it is well made from the right materials. The hole should be nearer to the apex of the roof - as it is in Chaplewood's more expensive offerings.

Look elsewhere if you want to give nesting birds the best chance of breeding success.
Immediate Action by Andy McNab
Immediate Action by Andy McNab
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I read Immediate Action some years ago and like many others, I thought this was a fascinating and exciting read, until I happened across Mark Urban's book Big Boys Rules which, among other things, describes an incident also mentioned in Immediate Action.
Without going into too much detail, the incident occurred in Northern Ireland and involves a clash between an IRA cell and an SAS unit in thick fog. An IRA man and an SAS soldier were killed; McNab wasn't present (those who have already read the book will know what I'm referring to). Reading that passage, one is likely to conclude that the IRA man killed had stolen a weapon from the SAS men and was then shot. In fact, he was unarmed -… Read more