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Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum

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Logitech and more specifically their Gaming or G line has been constantly evolving over the years to follow the latest in technology when it comes to keyboards, mice, headsets and other peripherals. Only a few weeks ago we had the honor to review the G910 Orion Spark keyboard and today …

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IOGEAR Kaliber Gaming IKON Gaming Keyboard (GKB703L)

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IOGEAR Kaliber Gaming IKON Gaming Keyboard Far to often the least consideration given to a killer computer is the gaming accessories. Face it by the time you get the core parts built you have an empty wallet and whatever you can afford often ends up being your keyboard. Your old …

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CM STORM QuickFire XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

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If you are currently in the market for a new keyboard we have a treat for you from the engineers of CMStorm. The QuickFire XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is our specimen of review today and we are pleased to have it in the lab as we can feel it most …

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OCZ Trion 150 (480GB)

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OCZ Trion 150 Still thinking that SSDs are too expensive? While the price of the SSDs will probably never reach to the level of the mechanical drive, the price has been dropping steadily over the last couple of years. Thanks to the migration to triple-level-cell (TLC NAND) NAND and 3D NAND …

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Anidees AI7 Case

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introduction Back in March of 2016, we took reviewed our first piece of hardware from Anidees, the AI8. That case proved to be a great contender for users requiring a large case, and had a great price point as well. Well, we are back today with another case from Anidees, …

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Kingston Mobilelite Wireless G3 (MLWG3)& MobileLite Wireless Pro 64GB(MLWG3/64)

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Kingston Mobilelite Wireless G3 & MobileLite Wireless Pro 64GB In the 60’s we wanted to tune out, turn on, weird out and push back from society and find our own ways, those days are long past. The world we live in today is turned on tuned in online 24/7/365 and …

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Go Puck 5x

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Introduction Go Puck is a relatively new company that was founded back in 2013 with the mission to create a durable and rugged power bank for adventure seekers who demand a battery that can withstand shock and abuse. The company founder originally developed the technology that would go into the …

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Western Digital Red 6TB

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Introduction Western Digital is a company with deep roots in the storage industry, with products that span virtually every customer and business need. Western Digital is also considered one of the most trustworthy brands that users look to when purchasing a new drive or drives, thanks to their reputation and …

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Samsung Portable SSD T3 – good things still come in small packages

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In september 2015 we reviewed the Samsung Portable SSD T1, an external drive that offered incredible speeds when compared to most other external drives, something it owned to the fact that it was based on an SSD instead of an regular spinning drive. Today we are looking at the follow-up drive, the …

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Kingston 32GB UHS-I U3 microSDHC Review

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Kingston 32GB UHS-I U3 microSDHC Review As media playback formats increase the need for faster MicroSD cards has increased. With 2K/4K video playback and burst mode (Continuous still images on on DSLR cameras) older MicroSD cards just can’t keep up with todays needs. Face it most people going into your local …

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Enermax Liqtech 240

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Introduction So you find yourself considering building a new system or simply looking to upgrade your current one, but you are not sure whether you want to go with liquid cooling. Well, liquid cooling these days has gone from complex and risky, to easy to install and low risk with …

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Streacom F12C chassi

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Today it seems that the most popular cases are small mini- or mid-tower cases for mini-ITX or micro-ATX-motherboards. This is of course mirrored by companies offering mainly standing tower-type cases. If you want a “laying” case you usually have to look to smaller companies that still offers this older type of …

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Anidees AI8 Case

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introduction Anidees is a hardware manufacturer that we here at Bjorn3D have not had a chance to work with until recently. While they design and create cases like the AI8 we are taking a look at today, they also offer various USB charging devices, as well as Raspberry Pi and …

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Logitech G910 Orion Spark

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Introduction Logitech is a broad and diverse company that was founded back in 1981 in Switzerland with the plan to revolutionize people’s interaction with the digital world. They started with a simple innovation that most of us take for granted called the mouse, but at that time the mouse was …

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Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2

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Introduction Sound Blaster and its parent company Creative have a long-standing tradition of audio excellence going back to its creation. Since then the company has grown explosively and has significantly expanded their product line since its humble beginnings. Today’s Sound Blaster offering brings us to the new and improved ROAR 2. …

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QNAP TS-451+

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Introduction It is clear what QNAP is aiming for with the TS-451+ from the moment you open up the device, as the unit comes with a multimedia remote as the standard accessory. QNAP actually has had the multimedia remote that users can purchase separately as an add-on accessory that works …

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HAVIT HV-KB378L RGB Backlit Mechanical Keyboard

INTRODUCTION Gaming keyboards and mice have really taken off in the last few years, with the current keyboard trends being related to mechanical keys and RGB lighting. Today we are taking a look at the HAVIT HV-KB378L, a 104-key mechanical keyboard with customizable lighting. Let’s not waste any more time …

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Cooler Master Mouse Roundup Review

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Cooler Master Mouse Roundup Review Introduction COOLER MASTER has a long tradition of producing high-end and affordable gaming equipment, and they were kind enough to send over the Xornet II, Sentinel III, Mizar and Havoc for a COOLER MASTER Mouse Roundup. Three reviewers tackling four mice to give you the …

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Western Digital Blue 1TB 2.5″ SSHD (WD10J31X), SSD in a HD or HD in a SSD?

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Western Digital Blue 1TB SSHD With the myriad of hard drives appearing in the last couple of years it can get pretty confusing on what to pick for what applications or machine you use. If your going for blazing speed at a cost just doesn’t matter then a NVME M.2 …

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NZXT HUE+ lighting-system

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The NZXT’s HUE+ is a dual-channel RGB LED controller that comes with four fully addressable LED-strips. An evolution of their older analogue HUE, this eschews the old optical-drive format and now comes in a more manageable SSD-format making it much easier to install in your system. The HUE+ can be …

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Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 Gen 1 128GB, HyperX Fast USB Thumb Drive

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Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 Gen 1 128GB Drive Thumb drives are growing in capacity and speed as SSDs drop in price and increase in capacity. Today’s portable storage looks much different than just a few years ago. My first USB drive review was a Panda USB 1.0 drive with …

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Western Digital Blue 4TB SSHD (WD40E31X) Platter & SSD Ride The Range Together

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Western Digital Blue 4TB SSHD Combining a 8GB Solid State Drive with a 4TB platter drive, the Western Digital 4TB SSHD is a hybrid drive designed to give tons of storage space and that little extra go power of an 8TB SSD. The drives electronics decide what programs and files …

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Razer Nabu Smart Band

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The Razer NABU is a Smartband which is a cousin of a smart watch, it offers more than just your ordinary watches functions. You can set it to (among other things) to relay your email, your private messages, texts and some heath stuff like how far you walked, how many calories …

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Crucial BX200 960GB

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Introduction It should not come as a surprise that all of the SSDs launched this year uses 3D NAND or TLC as oppose to MLC. The move to the 3D NAND and TLC NAND allows the manufacturers to reduce cost but at the same time increase the storage capacity of …

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Razer Leviathan Mini (RZ05-01570100-R3U1) The Leviathan Roars!

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Razer Leviathan Mini When it comes to Razer millions upon millions of gamers are familiar with the brand and Razer Gaming peripherals and the first choice of many dedicated gamers are Razer Peripherals. Razer is branching out and sent us the Razer Leviathan Mini to test out..The Leviathan Mini is …

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COOLER MASTER Silencio FP 120 PWM Fan Performance Edition (R4-SFNL-24PK-R1) Quiet The Beast!

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COOLER MASTER Silencio FP 120 PWM Fan Performance Edition Tons of money have been spent on one seemingly easy thing, computer fan performance. We’ve gone from little 80mm screamers wedged against the back of aluminum and steel cases when the noise would chase a pack of Wolves off a fresh kill. …

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Mushkin Redline Ridgeback 8GB Dual-Channel DDR4-2666MHz (15-15-15-35) (997192T)

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“Gamers, take notice. Rivals, take notes.” Hello hardware enthusiast. For today’s review menu we are serving 100% American made high quality memory modules from Mushkin. The exact kit on review today is the all new Redline Ridgeback 8GB Dual-Channel DDR4-2666MHz (15-15-15-35) (997192T). The world got it’s first taste of Mushkin’s …

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GIGABYTE GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming 2GB

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“To ‘Upgrade Your Life’ is the idea behind GIGABYTE” Hello hardware enthusiast. We will now take a look at the the GIGABYTE GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming 2GB. As this is GIGABYTE’s flagship GTX 950 a quick glance at the feature list shows GIGABYTE has cut no corners when producing the …

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Cooler Master Jas Mini Portable Aluminum Ipad Mini & iphone

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The Cooler Master Jas Mini is one of those products you don’t think a lot about but if your phone is your lifeline at home or at work the Jas Mini is a product you might want to take a Look at. It’s marketed as an iphone iPad Mini accessory but …

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HAVIT Lammergeier RBG Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo Set

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About HAVIT “After being liberated from the shackles of machines by advancing technology, weary people finally get time to pursue their ideal life – this is what Thoreau said in his masterpiece Walden. HAVIT has realized that what we should seek is not technology itself, but a more beautiful life. …

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Patriot Viper 4 2800MHz 16GB (2x8GB) Dual-Channel Memory Kit

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INTRODUCTION All new motherboards and CPU’s are generally an improvement over what they replace. Well, Skylake goes above and beyond and replaces the old DDR3 memory format. This is the first mainstream chip to utilize DDR4 as the memory standard, and as a result, there are a large number of new kits …

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Crucial BX200 SSD (480GB)

INTRODUCTION Crucial is no rookie when it comes to the memory and SSD game, so an introduction to the company as a whole is mostly unnecessary. The introduction that does need to take place however, is the introduction of Micron’s first 16nm TLC SSDs, the BX200 line. Aimed at users …

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ASUSTOR AS1002T NAS

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Introduction Not too long ago ASUS decided to get into Network Attached Storage (NAS) by launching its ASUSTOR brand.  Now the NAS market is relatively well established with its group of brands, so we were a bit surprised when the ASUSTOR entered the race in 2011. This market has become …

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G.Skill TridentZ 16GB DDR 4 DC 3200 MHz (16 18 18 38), The Need For Speed!

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G.Skill TridentZ DDR 4 DC 3200 MHz When it comes to computers faster bigger and badder is better and speed in computing is a factor of money and carefully selected components that keep you off the Ramen shelves at your local grocers. Processor speed has always been king in computing …

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT

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ROG MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT Introduction Hello hardware enthusiast. Today we look at one of the most impressive and awe inspiring manifestations of technology to grace the Bjorn3D lab, The ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT. The latest iteration of the Maximus IMPACT pushes the boundaries of what can be expected from a …

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XFX 4GB R7 370

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XFX 4GB R7 370 When it comes to computers and building our own personal computers one of the questions we need to ask ourselves what exactly are we going to be using this computer for? Now most of the time when we ask ourselves this question we answer ourselves with …

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Seagate 8TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5″ HDD v5 (ST8000NM0055)

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Seagate 8TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5″ HDD v5 (ST8000NM0055) We all need storage on our computers and we’ve seen 4 and 5 drive setups with cables running willy nilly through machines until it looks like a mass of electrical spaghetti bulging the motherboard side of the computer case out. Most of …

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Razer Kraken Mobile

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Razer Kraken Mobile It seems like most of the population is carrying a mobile device with them these days, whether it is a phone, a tablet or a laptop, and you can see the changes it’s made in society on a daily basis. People are walking down the streets sporting …

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Raijintek STYX

INTRODUCTION Raijintek may be a name you are not quite familiar with, and neither were we, before our recent review of their TRITON all-in-one watercooling kit. After a good first introduction, Raijintek is back with their STYX Micro-ATX case. The Raijintek STYX brings stylish looks and a nearly all aluminum …

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OtterBox Note5 line of case’s

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OtterBox Note5 Cases We have the distinct pleasure today to review the new OtterBox cases for the new Samsung Note5 smart phone. We were lucky enough that OtterBox sent us the Defender, Commuter and Symmetry line of cases which make up their entire line for the new Note5. Now while …

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