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Sony DSC-WX10
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Sony DSC-WX10 Digital Camera

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16.2MP 7x CMOS Oct 2013
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36 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of PhotographyBlog.com recommend this compact camera digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 73 out of 100 based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Pocket Lint and PC Advisor.co.uk.

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 7 user reviews this digital camera has a marvellous average user rating. Most DSC-WX10 owners think it is one of the very best compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Good Size

A few customers who purchased it agreed that it was compact. Five years ago Mr C said “I looked around for quite a while before replacing our 7 year old 6MP Olympus compact and we have not regretted our purchase”. Mr C also said “If you're looking for a compact camera and want to spend a little extra to make sure you get something that's above the rest, definitely go for this one”. Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com also five years ago “It could almost be an enthusiast compact or at least it's as near to one than any other small Sony point-and-shoot” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX10.

One person wrote that it was good structurally.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Sony DSC-WX10 reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Five years ago Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “A fast f/2.4, 7x zoom lens, 16 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, 10fps continuous shooting and Superior Auto” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Evogadget.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W 10 has lots of fun and useful shooting modes and fast shooting performance packed into a small body”.

A few Sony DSC-WX10 owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images. Poppy wrote on Amazon “Love my little camera have taken some very good photos with it” and scored this digital camera very highly.

One Sony DSC-WX10 reviewer considered that the product was good in low light. Evogadget.com wrote four years ago “Good low light”.

One Sony DSC-WX10 reviewer considered that this digital camera had a good image sensor. B. Wiesner wrote in their review “I bought the product because it has really good all round capabilities with a decent sensor and good lens from a reputable maker”.

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Good Technical Features

Four Sony DSC-WX10 reviewers reckoned that the Sony DSC-WX10 had good features. Mr C wrote on Amazon “This is one of the best compact cameras I have used to date! It has some superb features including Panorama” in his review of the Sony DSC-WX10. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 has all the right features.” in their review of this digital camera. Five years ago Photographyblog.com said “The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 is a new mid-range compact camera with a wealth of advanced features” in their Sony DSC-WX10 review.

Good Product Quality

Several people who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality. B. Wiesner wrote in their review five years ago “All of my pictures to date have been of superb quality to my needs” . Expert website Pcworld.in rated it 70 out of 100 and said “Image quality could be better.” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX10. Evogadget.com said in their review of the Sony DSC-WX10 “High quality construction, lashings of style, feature packed thus offering a degree of future proofing, good quality results in daylight” .

Good Video Capture

Several Sony DSC-WX10 reviewers considered that it was good for video recording. B. Wiesner mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It has first class video capabilities”. Mr C wrote “The camera also has a HD video mode that has allowed us to capture some great moments with our little ones that we otherwise would have missed”. Evogadget.com mentioned “Excellent HD video recording” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX10.

Good Quality Lens

Two people thought the product had a good lens. Evogadget.com said four years ago “Bright, wide-angle lens”. One Sony DSC-WX10 owner thought it had a good zoom.

Sony Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Sony compact camera digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Sony is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Nice Design

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Five years ago Pocket-Lint.com mentioned on Pocket Lint “Another feature packed almost fully automatic pocket snapshot from Sony marries a sturdy build and attractive styling to a high degree of future proofing” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One Sony DSC-WX10 owner who reviewed the product mentioned that it was smooth. Pcworld.in wrote five years ago “Smooth 1080i video--into a small package” and scored the product 70 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

Two people considered that it was easy to use the menus. Five years ago Mr C said on Amazon “The camera always seems to choose the right settings for the perfect shot” in his review of the Sony DSC-WX10. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com mentioned “The Sony WX10 delivers a nice blend of point-and-shoot features with a number of settings that more advanced users will appreciate”.

One person who purchased it said that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Evogadget.com said in their review “Lack of decent handgrip, some extras verge on the gimmicky”.

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Robust

One Sony DSC-WX10 reviewer mentioned that the product was well made. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person who reviewed the Sony DSC-WX10 reckoned that it had a good screen. B. Wiesner scored the product 5 stars and mentioned in their Sony DSC-WX10 review on Amazon “As with every camera I have tried with an LCD screen, bright sunlight on the screen is an enemy”.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other cameras of this type and age which are not 3D compatible, the DSC-WX10 is 3D compatible.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3D compatible cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS ($199.99), and the Nikon Coolpix P310 ($499.00) is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX10 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x. The DSC-WX10 has a quite big digital zoom (28 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX10.

If you want a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the DSC-WX200 (40x), or the DSC-WX350 ($267.00) (40x) both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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SD Memory Card

SD memory card

This camera supports an MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the PowerShot SX220 HS (MMC|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the PowerShot SX600 HS ($119.95) (SD|SDHC|SDXC) both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Sony DSC-WX10 supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The DSC-WX10 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the DSC-WX10 also support video recording.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras which support video recording currently available including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix 8800, or the Coolpix S5100 both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

Across all the cameras of this age and type the megapixel counts range from 0.3MP to 46MP. The DSC-WX10 has one of the higher megapixel counts (16.2 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel count then you might also want to consider the MV900F ($165.99) (16.3MP and higher rated), or the GC100 (16.3MP and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The DSC-WX10 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser and we think the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DSC-WX10, the Sony DSC-WX10 has a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the PowerShot SX220 HS, and the PowerShot SX260 HS both from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite High JPEG Frame Rate

The lowest JPEG frame rate of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DSC-WX10 is 15fps, the highest is 240fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 32fps. When compared to other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the JPEG frame rate of the DSC-WX10 of 60 frames per second is one of the highest.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony DSC-WX10 is more than most cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the DSC-WX10. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Sony camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-WX10 has a higher still image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this Sony camera have still image resolutions of 2592 x 1944 and 3648 x 2736 and 7152 x 1080. Across all cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-WX10 the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Quite Big Extra / Smart Zoom

At 50 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-WX10 has a quite big extra / smart zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DSC-WX10. The smallest extra / smart zoom of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DSC-WX10 is 1.3x and the biggest is 96x.

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Supports Eight ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the DSC-WX10 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Sony digital camera. The ISO speeds 100, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this digital camera.

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Has One Playback Mode

The DSC-WX10 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found playback mode is Single image, but this playback mode is not found on this camera. The playback modes slide show are also found on this Sony camera.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the DSC-WX10 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this camera. The image editing modes rotating and trimming are also found on this Sony digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the DSC-WX10 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-WX10.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Features One Auto Focus

The Sony DSC-WX10 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this Sony camera. The auto focus Single Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Light

With a weight of only 109 grams, the Sony DSC-WX10 is one of the lighter digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-WX10 amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 20g to 710g, and the average weight is 170g.

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Short

Across all the similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the DSC-WX10 the heights range from 16mm to 750mm, and the average height is 61mm. At only 56.1 millimeters, the DSC-WX10 is fairly short compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Support

Two Sony DSC-WX10 reviewers agreed that it did not have good technical guidance. Expert website Pcworld.in wrote “It offers not only (very limited) manual controls for shutter” in their review of the Sony DSC-WX10 however despite that they still gave the product a score of 70 out of 100.

Bad Environmental Credentials

One Sony DSC-WX10 owner who reviewed the Sony DSC-WX10 concluded that it was not good in terms of recycling. Four years ago Evogadget.com mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-WX10 “Slow flash recycle”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Sony DSC-WX10 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it was not noisy. Evogadget.com mentioned “Noisy when viewed at full size” in their Sony DSC-WX10 review.

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DSC-WX10, the DSC-WX10 does not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Canon IXUS 510 HS, or the Samsung ST200F which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the DSC-WX10, the Sony DSC-WX10 does not have a GPS.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also have a GPS which you might want to consider including the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, or the Nikon Coolpix P520 which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the DSC-WX10, the DSC-WX10 is not waterproof.

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Only One Flash Guide

The DSC-WX10 is a one flash guide digital camera.

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Sony DSC-WX10 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Sony camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras of this age and type. The flash modes "Flash off" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Low Maximum Playback Zoom

The maximum playback zooms of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DSC-WX10 range from 1x to 16x. At only 1 times zoom factor, the DSC-WX10 has a fairly low maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Only Supports One Power Source

The Sony DSC-WX10 has a greater number of power sources than most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported power source is Battery, but this power source is not supported by this digital camera. The power sources AC are also supported by this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Sony DSC-WX10 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The DSC-WX10 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony DSC-WX10

Released Over Six Years Ago

Sony released the DSC-WX10 over six years ago.

1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 7 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-WX10 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the DSC-WX10.

If you want a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P7700 (7.1x and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

At 2.8 inches, the Sony DSC-WX10 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the DSC-WX10.

If you would prefer a camera with a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P500 (3") which is also higher rated.

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MOS Sensor Type

The DSC-WX10 has a better sensor type than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most digital cameras of this type and age have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think the PowerShot SX220 HS, and the IXUS 510 HS both from Canon or the Sony DSC-WX350 ($267.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better sensor type that might also be worth considering include the Nikon Coolpix S5100 (CCD), or the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 (CCD) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Guide
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Sharpness Level
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Other Features
Focal Length
Aperture Range
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Camera CCD Sensor
Digital SLR

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Expert Reviews

(25)
1 June 2012

In conclusion, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 is money well-spent, even with the washed-out stills and videos we took, respectively recorded...

Excellent HD video recording
Stereo microphone
Bright, wide-angle lens
Manual controls
Optical SteadyShot stabilization, iSweep Panorama mode
Multiple "Auto" modes can get confusing
Superior Auto mode can make exposures take longer
Cramped controls
LCD difficult to view in bright sun
Sometimes sluggish operation
23 November 2011

The Sony WX10 delivers a nice blend of point-and-shoot features with a number of settings that more advanced users will appreciate. Sony's innovative Sweep Panorama Mode gets a nice improvement... Read more…

13 August 2011

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX10 has all the right features, but its photos aren't as sharp as the rest of the package...

28 June 2011

If you enjoy your current point-and-shoot camera, but realize that it is somewhat out of date, then you most likely would not only want a replacement, but some upgrades as well. This year, Sony...

16 June 2011

Another feature packed almost fully automatic pocket snapshot from Sony marries a sturdy build and attractive styling to a high degree of future proofing...

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User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 28 April 2011 by B. Wiesner

I am no photographer, just someone who takes photos. This is essentially a fairly sophisticated point-and-shoot camera with useful modes for someone like me. I bought the product because it has... Read more…

Reviewed 11 October 2011 by Mr C

I looked around for quite a while before replacing our 7 year old 6MP Olympus compact and we have not regretted our purchase. This is one of the best compact cameras I have used to date! It has... Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2013 by Jonathan P.

Since this is a server motherboard, shouldn't it be categorized under... oh, I don't know, SERVER MOTHERBOARDS? The other two H8SGL series boards are there, why is this one hidden with desktop boards?

AMD 34. That says it all
Boots in UEFI
Didn't start on fire : )
Good price, stable board, usb 3.1. This board may not look flashy but it gets the job done with all the basic features you need. My last two computers have had AsRock motherboards and both computers h
Seems like a nice, stable, reliable systemboard at a reasonable price
None. It's a SuperMicro Opteron board
Stock Bios is horrible. Tried to install Windows 10 from newly downloaded DVD. No go. Tried everything in the bios to disable anything I didn't need. When I locked up multiple times (was still able to
Got a USB Drive and updated to 1.60. Seems much more stable. No dice on Windows. Several errors, WHEA, KMOD, etc. Overall, it most of the time would get into the installer then just crash. CtrlAltDel
Updated to 1.61 beta to see if that was better. Same. Reverted back, found some ACPI advanced settings to disable. Still nothing. Overall, it is worthless. Put my old system back in and cleaned out th
None of which I'm aware
Reviewed 7 April 2016 by Martin
(Verified Purchase)

Great little camera! Does everything very well!

Reviewed 25 January 2015 by Poppy
(Verified Purchase)

Love my little camera have taken some very good photos with it. Fits nicely into my pockets...

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Product Identifiers

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