I would agree with him, 500mw green to 800 mW green not really enough difference. The 500mW is heaps enough as it is ...I would get the 520 nm and high power 635 nm red/orange they are both a lovely color ....just my extra 2 cents worth.
I like it but it's a matter of personal preference despite their hefty price of $10/kg for such a fruit. In the West, the durian has become synonymous with strong-tasting, foreign foods that are oddities or novelties. Frozen whole durians are shipped from Thailand to Asian markets and Chinatowns in Western countries. For eg. durians can be found in Manhattan's and Brooklyn's Chinatown, as well as Hmarts in New Jersey. The 19th-century British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace famously described durian flesh as "a rich custard highly flavoured with almonds". Whereas despite having tried arguably more eccentric foods, Andrew Zimmern, host of Bizarre Foods, was unable to finish a Durian upon sampling, due to his intolerance to its strong taste of "completely rotten, mushy onions". British novelist Anthony Burgess writes that eating durian is "like eating sweet raspberry blancmange in the lavatory". Anthony Bourdain, a lover of durian, relates his encounter with the fruit thus: "Its taste can only be described as...indescribable, something you will either love or despise. ...Your breath will smell as if you'd been French-kissing your dead grandmother." Travel and food writer Richard Sterling said:
But while some hotels even make durian cream cakes or custard puffs as a seasonal event, others are known to ban them from their premises like this elevator sign in a Thai hotel :