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iPod Touch 16 GB

When the iPhone was revealed many users hoped that Apple would release a similar looking iPod. Apple did not dissapoint today we are reviewing the iPod Touch – a MP3 player that is filled with cool features (while forgetting others). No related posts. Read More »

Thermaltake Armor+

There aren’t many refresh / kicker products around that receive such high scores as this Thermaltake case. It’s worth checking it out! No related posts. Read More »

Gigabyte GA-P31-DS3L

The Gigabyte P31-DS3L motherboard is a relatively unknown budget motherboard, but not just any budget motherboard. The P31-DS3L offers all the performance and overclocking one would expect from a full board but without all the price, and still does not skimp on features. Is this the perfect low price Intel chipset motherboard? Read on to find out… No related posts. Read More »

VisionTek TV Wonder 650PCIe

If you have gotten the HDTV lately, you would know how great the image is compare to the old analog signals. In fact, you can watch HD contents on your computer as well and even receive the free over-the-air signals. Today, we are taking a closer look at the VisionTek TV Wonder 650 PCIe, a HDTV tuner card that functions as a personal video recorder. Check out our review to see what’s our take on this product. No related posts. Read More »

AMD Phenom 9600: Black Edition

Today, we at Bjorn3D have the pleasure of reviewing the first of the Phenom family of processors to be released for sale to the public sector, the Phenom 9600. This processor will be sold in two versions; the Standard Edition with a multiplier locked above its 11.5X standard and the Black Edition which has a completely unlocked multiplier. Our review will be conducted using the Black Edition and for added flavor we’ll include benchmarks and statistics from the Phenom 9900 engineering sample AMD was kind enough to include. No related posts. Read More »

Asus Maximus Extreme

With a name like Maximus Extreme you’d better be ready to walk the walk. Does Asus have what it takes with their newest offering built atop the X38 chipset or is it all show and no go? No related posts. Read More »

SilverStone KL02

SilverStone has always offered high quality cases to the community. Does their newest mid-range offering, the KL02, carry that same level of craftsmanship? Let’s find out. No related posts. Read More »

XFX 8800 GTS 512 XXX Alpha Dog

Coming on the heels of the hugely successful 8800GT, XFX ups the ante with their newest offering; the 8800GTS XXX 512. Is XFX bluffing or should everyone else just fold in their hand? No related posts. Read More »

Mushkin XP2-6400 4GB Memory Kit

  Today it is our pleasure at Bjorn3D to present our take on Mushkin’s XP2-6400 4GB DDR2 memory kit. This kit is very close in specification to its predecessor but operates at a lower VDimm and costs less than half of what its forerunner cost back when it was first reviewed. No related posts. Read More »

Visiontek HD2600 XT 256MB

Don’t have a lot of money but need something to get you by for a while? Maybe you need something better than that onboard video but don’t need something like a gamer might need. Might I offer the Visiontek ATI Radeon HD2600 XT 256mb. Cheap, dependable and has low power consumption. No related posts. Read More »


The 8800GT has received great praise since its inception. Asus jumps in the ring and ups the ante with a big factory overclock and a superb bundle. Does the 8800GT TOP deserve its name? Let’s find out. No related posts. Read More »

Ultra ULT40064 X3 1000 Watt Power Supply

  Today we are indeed fortunate to have the opportunity to review Ultra Product’s ULT40064 X3 1000 Watt power supply. It is our goal to use our real world testing methodologies coupled with a high-end test system to determine if this product will stand up to the the extreme rigors that enthusiasts tend to enjoy. Please join us in this endeavor. No related posts. Read More »

XFX 8800GT XXX 256MB Alpha Dog

In the sea of similarity, one company strives to break free. With factory overclocks, rock solid support and a double lifetime warranty, that company is XFX and this is the 8800GT 256MB XXX Alpha Dog. No related posts. Read More »

PowerColor HD 3850 Xtreme

We all like kicker SKUs. They are much cheaper than previous generations of products and bring at least one new feature — be it speed improvement or architectural change. This is exactly what PowerColor HD 3850 is about, but on top of it it’s Xtreme. No related posts. Read More »

Foxconn Mars

Foxconn jumped on the band wagon and made their first “overclocking” motherboard in their new Quantum Force product line called Mars. It is based on the Intel P35 chipset, and has been specially tuned for overclocking performance. Let’s see what it has to offer. No related posts. Read More »

Uniblue RegistryBooster 2

The registry is one of the most important parts of Windows. Inside it we find settings that make both Windows and other programs tick. RegistryBooster 2 from Uniblue is a program that promises to clean, repair and optimize the registry for you. We have tested it to see if it is worth its asking price. No related posts. Read More »

Ultra X3 800-watt Modular PSU

Ultra’s latest products have shown some serious innovation and Voltron-like intercompatability. The X3 800-watt modular PSU is another fine example of synergistic design that augments the unique Power Bar feature in certain Ultra cases, and the unit blends topnotch build quality with a great efficiency rating and modular capability. If you’re in the market for a new PSU, any member of the X3 line should join your short list. No related posts. Read More »

Antec NeoPower 650 Blue

The Antec NeoPower line features power supplies ranging from 380 watts to 650 watts, all with three 12V rails, modular cable designs and high effiency in mind. No related posts. Read More »

HighPoint External RAID

Need an external storage with the ability to have the performance and data fault tolerance of RAID? If so, check out our review on the HighPoint Technologies’s RocketRAID 2314MS and 2224. These two controllers are designed to offer you the best bang for the buck with your external storage needs. Check out our review as we put them through the test. No related posts. Read More »

ABS-Tagan TG800-U88 BZ 800 Watt Power Supply

  Approximately two weeks ago we were contacted by a representative of ABS Laboratories, a well know company in the gaming world, who both collaborated and certified the ABS-Tagan TG1300-U33 ITZ 1300 Watt power supply for extreme gaming. The ABS Labs marketing rep asked if we’d be interested in reviewing ABS-Tagan’s newest product. We had two questions: 1) Is it modular? and 2) Did you certify this PSU as well? After receiving affirmation to both questions all we could say is, “How quickly can you get it to us?”. No related posts. Read More »

Sirtec High Power 1000W

If you have a high-end system odds are you need a lot of power. The PSU in this review has enough power to last a long time but is it any good? Read the review to find out. No related posts. Read More »

Leadtek PX8600 GT SLI

Leadtek 8600 GT is an example where we can have a nice mid range chip with old school DDR2 memory. Now that AMD HD 3850 / 3870 are out, Leadtek should have priced these models more aggressively in case someone plans on bridging them No related posts. Read More »

Asus Xonar D2 & U1 Sound Station

As a maker of quality technology Asus is determined to leave no stone unturned. With its Xonar D2 and Sound Station U1, Asus is poised to extend its reach of top notch products. No related posts. Read More »

XFX 8800 GT Alpha Dog XXX Edition

  In our review of the XFX 8800 GT Alpha Dog XXX Edition we fully intend to either prove or dispel many of the myths that have been communicated concerning this graphics solution; “Graphics Myth Busters” if you will. We have also changed some of the products as well as the operating system used on our test system to bring you the most up to date and accurate results possible. These changes will be discussed in detail in the “Testing” segment of the review. Please join us as we endeavor to continue Bjorn3D’s tradition of bringing you not only the most, but the best graphics card reviews on the Net! No related posts. Read More »

Ultra m998 Mid-ATX Case

Aten-hut! Toughen up with Ultra’s new m998 aluminum case and get organized with their exclusive Power Bar. Wheel-in some Humvee-inspired might at your next LAN party, and roll over the competition with some uniquely useful features. No related posts. Read More »

A.C. Ryan AluBoxTFX

With the AluBoxTFX A.C. Ryan has taken a good enclosure (AluBox eSATA) and made it even better. With slightly better performance and (finally) the ability to install a hard drive without using any tools, the AluBoxTFX is a very good and flexible eSATA/USB2 enclosure for both IDE and SATA drives. No related posts. Read More »

The AMD Spider platform: Series-7 chipset, Phenom CPU, HD38x0 GPU

After a long wait AMD has finally unveiled their new Spider platform. For the first time since their merger with ATI they now can offer a complete package with a new chipset, a new CPU-family and new GPU’s. We were invited to the big launch-event in Warsaw, Poland, and have both photos and some benchmarks from the new products. No related posts. Read More »

Seagate 1TB Family of Drives … Part 2 – ES.2

  We plan to test the Barracuda 1TB ES.2 drive strictly in the 64-bit VISTA environment which is much akin to what it will face in real-world application. We have added additional tests to our regimen that are 64-bit specific that we feel will help give the potential consumer a better feeling of this drive’s performance. No related posts. Read More »

Seagate 1TB Family of Drives … Part 1 – 7200.11

  Today it is our pleasure at Bjorn3D to continue our reviews of the Seagate storage review saga. Because we were fortunate enough to receive both the Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200.11, aimed at the mainstream consumer market and the Seagate Barracuda 1TB ES.2, designed more for enterprise networking solutions; Scott and I will split this review into two separate parts. Part 1 will feature the Barracuda 7200.11 and Part 2 will concentrate on the Barracuda ES.2. No related posts. Read More »

A.C. Ryan AluBox eSATA

As more and more motherboards and computers come with a external eSATA connector it is becoming more interesting to get a external hard drive enclosure that supports this interface. The AluBox eSATA not only supports eSATA but also USB2.0, making it a good choice even if you have to move it around to computers that lacks eSATA. No related posts. Read More »

Thermaltake SopranoFX

The case is indeed eye catchy. Piano black finish gives it great looks and brushed front aluminum doors fit in without any questions. Ten accessible drive bays is something not many enclosures possess. Additionally, power bay as well as accessory box can be placed into any of the bays making it very user friendly No related posts. Read More »

PC Power & Cooling 750 Watt Quad Silencer Power Supply

PC Power & Cooling has once again updated their power supplies to bring you a true Crossfire HD 2900 or SLI 8800 Ultra capable power supply with the 750 Watt Quad Silencer. With a few surprises up its sleeve such as a massive single 60A 12V rail and the optional 12-Point Power Supply Certification report this PSU certainly deserves to be on your next list of potential power supplies. No related posts. Read More »

Ultra X3 Modular PSU

Combining up to 85% efficiency, a 135mm fan, Flex-Force modular connections, and a great warranty, Ultra has given you more than enough reasons to put the X3 in your next rig. No related posts. Read More »

Corsair Voyager GT

The Voyager GT’s mission; To boldly go where no drive has gone before. Under a tire, out the window and submersed in water. Let’s find out if this drive is as rugged as it is fast. No related posts. Read More »

Gigabyte GA-P35-DS4

If you are planning to upgrade your system to the Core 2 Duo and wish to do some overclocking, then you are probably deciding bewteen into a motherboard based on either NVIDIA’s 680i or Intel’s P35 chipset. Both chipsets offers good mix of features and overclocking ability. We have previously reviewed the EVGA 680i board and today, we will take a look at the Gigabyte’s GA-P35-DS4. Join us as we take a closer look at this board and put it against the EVGA 680i motherboard. No related posts. Read More »

Futuremark PCMark Vantage

PCMark Vantage not only continues to offer tests that test the whole system, it also has been updated to test more varied situations than before. Whether you want to find out how well your system can handle high definition video or how fast it can catalogue your music collection, PCMark Vantage has tests for that. No related posts. Read More »


Looking to build a HTPC? Maybe you just want a really energy efficient platform. Well, look no further than the G33m-S2H from GIGABYTE. With integrated HD-Audio and HD video outputs this is as efficient as they come. No related posts. Read More »

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