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MSI 890FXA-GD70 Motherboard

The 890FXA-GD70 is MSI’s latest AMD enthusiast offering. Sporting many overclocking and unlocking features, we dig into the 890FXA-GD70 to see if it brings high level performance.

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Gigabyte HD 5770 Super Overclock (GV-R577SO-1GD)

Gigabyte HD 5770 Super Overclock features a large heatsink over the GPU to keep the card running cool while it is factory overclocked to 900 MHz (vs 850 MHz). While $179 price tag is a bit higher than other HD 5770, it may worth your consideration when shopping for a …

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Kingston Meeting & Factory Tour

While there were quite a few Kingston products announced during Computex, we were lucky enough to attend a meeting with David Sun, co-founder of Kingston, as well as take a tour and show you how all of our every day used memory modules are made at the Kingston Hsinchu Factory.

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XFX HD5870 2 GB Eyefinity6 with 6 monitors – the ultimate gaming experience?

What do you get if you take a XFX HD5870 2 GB Eyefinity6 card and hook it up to six(!) Dell monitors? A kickass gaming experience that will be hard to beat.

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470GTX Video Card Water Block Mayhem

Since we all know the 470GTX runs hot, lets see how things cool down once we throw on some water blocks.

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Asus ENGT240

  When you want a gaming card, but don’t have a lot in the budget, or a lack of power then your options are limited. The GT240 really fits this spot, but Asus has decided to improve on its design by including GDDR5. This significantly increases the cards bandwidth, making …

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Sparkle GTS250

If your on a budget and are looking for a great card then you have come to the right place. Sparkle has packaged together a GPU that will fit anyones budget while still packing a punch.

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Zalman Booth @ Computex 2010

Zalman had some impressive new products to show off at Computex 2010 this year, including their new 3D Monitor, Laptop Cooler with external HDD enclosure, their new VGA cooler for ATI and nVidia based cards and a low-profile CPU cooler for HTPC systems.

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GTX-480 Thermal Study

A lot of controversy over the thermal envelope of the GTX-480 spurred us into action. Check out what Fermi thermals looks like after extensive gaming and benching.

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Sapphire Radeon HD 5550 Ultimate

The Sapphire HD 5550 Ultimate may just be the best HTPC cards available with a massive heatpipe that keeps the card cool at absolute silence. The included DVI, D-sub, and HDMI will come in handy when hook it to your HDTV.

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Razer DeathAdder Left Handed Mouse

Getting tired Of not finding a true left handed Mouse for you left handed users? Then you shall wait no longer.

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Kingston HyperX 1600/1866 1.25/1.35v DDR3

  If you are looking for the absolute lowest power consumption computer then you may want to take a second look at this RAM. Running at a mere 1.25 volts at 1600 MHz, this is the absolute lowest voltage DDR3 available today.

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NZXT Avatar

Sporting 7 customizable buttons, on the fly adjustable DPI, and a slim sleek design, we review NZXT’s first gaming mouse, the Avatar.

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Computex 2010 Booth Babes

Every year we have them, and we love them. This year, Bjorn3D was able to bring you some of the booth babes from Computex 2010.

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Corsair Dominator 1600 Mhz 7-8-7-20 Memory

Corsair one of the worlds renown memory manufacturers has improved their 1600MHz Dominator series memory, with tighter timings than previous kits this kit should be killer.

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Bjorn3D @ Computex 2010 – Gigabyte Press Conference

During Computex 2010, we were able to talk and learn some new information from Gigabyte. Later followed the new product lunch of the X58A-UD9 and Gigabyte Technology’s Seminar. Video coverage available on 2nd Page.

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Enermax Pro87+ 600W

The Enermax Pro87+ 600W is one of few 600W power supplies that are 80+ certified at the Gold level. We have put together a high-end system and tested the Pro87+ to see if it has more going for it than just a certification.

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Seagate Constellation (2TB x 3 Drives) & LSI 3Ware SAS 9750-4i 6Gb/s RAID Card

The Seagate Constellation 2TB drive combined with the LSI 3Ware SAS 9750-4i 6Gb/s RAID Card is a powerful combination of state of the art Raid controller and high end Sas Drives.

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Bjorn3D @ Computex 2010: Kingston Announces USB 3.0 HyperX SSD and 64GB SDXC Memory Card

Kingston just announced their plans for their new USB 3.0 HyperX SSD and the long waiting 64GB SDXC memory cards. These products will have blazing speeds delivered straight through the USB 3.0 and SDXC interface.

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ASUS O-Play Air Media Player

The ASUS HDP-R3 O-Play media player, is a perfect solution for anyone needing a small compact HTPC unit.

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CoolIT ECO A.L.C.

  When you don’t feel like going with a full blown liquid system, but want something a little better than air cooling your options are limited. Today we have the ECO A.L.C. which hopes to be one of the best built in liquid system for an affordable place.

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AMD Athlon II X4 640

Here at Bjorn3D we were lucky enough to score AMD’s new top of the line Athlon II processor, the 3.0Ghz Athlon II X4 640. Let’s see what kind of numbers the X4 640 can crank out.

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NZXT Premium Extension Cables

Achieving the ‘Million Dollar PC’ look with your build might have just gotten easier. We review NZXT’s sleeved premium cables to see if they provide that ‘Million Dollar PC’ look.

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Bjorn3D @ Computex 2010: Gigabyte Showcases the X58A-UD9 with Unlocked Intel CPUs

Gigabyte is showing off their latest motherboards at Computex 2010 with unlocked Intel Core i7 CPUs.

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Asus Matrix 5870 Platinum (MATRIX 5870 P/2DIS/2GD5)

Asus HD 5870 Matrix Platinum comes at 900MHz overclocking of the GPU core, 2GB GDDR5 memory and plenty of features that hardcore overclockers are looking for in a video card. Does the 2GB memory matters or the GPU speed matters, let’s find out.

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OCZ Vertex 2 100GB SSD

The OCZ Vertex 2 uses the new SandForce SF-1200 controller and proprietary OCZ firmware. That firmware allows for up to 50K IOPS making it the fastest MLC SSD we’ve tested.

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Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid Platter/SSD

The Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid platter/SSD is a drive design we’ve been waiting on for years. The blending of SSD speed with cost effective platter storage.

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Eagle Tech Arion ET-AR506-BK

Eagle Tech Arion ET-AR506-BK has an elegant looks and good specification for a stereo speaker. But how well does it sound in the real-world testing? Let’s find out.

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Asus EAH5870 (Asus 5870v2) Voltage Tweak

Asus has once again amazed us by bringing the EAH5870 (5870v2) Voltage Tweak to market. Clocked to stock 850/1250 the Voltage Tweak it offers should make it a top overclocker.

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Rosewill USB 3.0 Add-on Card and External Enclosure

USB 3.0 has theoretical 10x of the speed offered by USB 2.0. We put the speed to the test and was pleased and also surprised by what we find.

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OCZ Solid 2

We compare the latest budget SSD from OCZ, the Solid 2, that is based on the Indilinx Barefoot controller to the mechanical hard drives in RAID configuration. Let’s find out if it is time to dump that big and heavy 3.5” hard drives for a smaller and faster SSD.

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Flashing Your Video Card’s (GPU) BIOS

A simple but effective guide on flashing your video card’s BIOS. this is for both manufacturers Nvidia and ATI.

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Patriot Gamer Series DDR3 4 GB 1600MHz

  Adding memory is an easy way to upgrade your computer. This RAM is specifically built to take advantage of an AMD Black Edition based system. This RAM certainly looks like the ticket if you are searching for an affordable memory upgrade for your AMD system.

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Arctic Sound E352 Ear Buds

In this review, the author would like to introduce you to his ears newest friend; the Arctic Cooling Arctic Sound E352 ear buds.

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Gigabyte HD5870 Super Overclock

Gigabyte’s SOC GPU’s with Gauntlet screening selecting only the best GPU cores and Hynix or Samsung Tier one GDDR5 just got better. With OC Guru you can also add Voltage to you OC.

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AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE

  AMD always likes to show its followers that it cares about every market segment. This is why they have decided to release a new Black Edition dual core to try and best the X2 550. Lets see how it compares.

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Battle Of the Titan Water Blocks

We at Bjorn3D.com going to be looking at, three of the baddest water blocks on the market. Lets see How they stack up against one another.

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Silverstone Fortress Series FT02

Silverstone’s Raven cases introduced a special vertical air circulation we have never seen on PC cases before. The new Fortress Series FT02 case also uses the new vertical air circulation.

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HornetTek Phantom: 2.5” Multimedia Player

HornetTek Phantom is a network media player that let you plaback your digital contents to your TV up to 1080p. A wide range of video, music, and image formats are supported with the ability to seemingless integraetd into your network via wired or wireless connection.

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Asus ENGTX-470 Voltage Tweak Edition

Asus has done it again, taken a good thing and made it better. They took the GTX-470 and out of the gate released the GTX-470 Voltage Tweak edition.

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