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R. J. Brooker

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (207 of 221)
Location: Accrington, Lancashire United Kingdom
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 103,267 - Total Helpful Votes: 207 of 221
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beat the winter cold, 8 Jan 2014
Is it urban myth that one politician recommended to turn the heating down in your second home to save on fuel costs? Well, me not being wealthy, I chose this as the answer to the dilemma of keeping the bills down.
Crucial CT120M500SSD1 2.5-inch 120GB M500 SATA 6Gb&hellip by Crucial
2 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Slow on the uptake, 8 Jan 2014
This was a Christmas present to my 16 year old grandson. With my advice and supervision he was building his first 'gaming' PC - he'd previously had gaming consoles. We mounted it as the boot drive and installed Windows 7.

The general consensus of the Crucial M500 series of Solid State Drives is that though their read speeds are fine the write speeds are somewhat slow (some standard hard drives can match them). Does that really matter in a gaming PC? That's outside my personal experience. Suffice to say that Windows 7 loads in less than 30 seconds. Makes my own computer seem really slow in comparison.
Panasonic V210 Full HD Camcorder - Black (10 MP, 1&hellip by Panasonic
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I've been a stills photographer most of my life but when trying to describe your local environment to friends around the world still pictures can only show items in isolation - and generally you choose the highlights. Now I need a mobility scooter to get about and this camera can be used to show my friends the routes familiar to me - including the grand and not so grand. It puts the buildings of my home town into their context.

Many modern stills cameras have the ability to shoot video but their optical image stabilizers (IOS) are tuned to reduce camera shake for the fraction of a second that the shutter is open and not for continuous imagery. I chose this by looking at reviews… Read more