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HDR Photography: Friends Don’t Let Friends Make Boring Pictures

Explore the vibrant world of HDR/DRI photography with this easy-to-follow tutorial. Make your photos sing in Photoshop and keep friends guessing how you did it.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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ASUS P5K3 Deluxe WIFI AP Edition

The ASUS P5K3 Deluxe is a high-end P35-based that not only comes with all sorts of fun features but also turns out to handle fast DDR3 memory well.

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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 ...

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GIGABYTE GA-G33M-S2H

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.

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Arctic Cooling Accelero S1: Can you say quiet and cool?

Is your graphic card’s noise bothering you? If so, take a look at the Arctic Cooling Accelero S1. This product is a fan-less, noise-less graphic card cooler that is designed for mid-range graphic cards. Check out our review and see if this heat sink is able to offer you the ...

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Antec Fusion Black 430

From cases to PSU’s if you want the quietest system this is the company for you. Looking at the Fusion Black 430 it’s easy to see why Antec has become so succesful.

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XFX 8800 GTS 320 MB: Another Fatal1ty

  Today at Bjorn3D we have the distinct pleasure of reviewing the third card to be included in XFX’s Fatal1ty Professional series, the GeForce™ 8800 GTS. After the success of its predecessors, this card has some big shoes to fill. XFX claims that this is the fastest 8800 GTS based ...

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Sennheiser HD-280 Pro Headphones: Cheap Cans that Can

Are you looking to break the aural barrier of cheap headphones without breaking the bank? Sennheiser comes to your rescue with the HD-280 Pros: great sealed headphones for discerning listeners on a budget.

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ASUS P5K3 Premium Black Pearl Special Edition

ASUS is a company that never ceases to surprise me. It also is a company that is not afraid of taking chances and try new things. Today I am testing yet another high-end motherboard from ASUS with a twist: the ASUS P5K3 Premium Black Pearl Special Edition. As far as ...

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ICY DOCK MB664US-1S: 3.5” Hard Drive eSATA External Storage

One limiation of external storage is its inability to offer the same transfer speed as internal storage. This all changed with the introduction of eSATA. The eSATA has been introduced for awhile now but it has not been widely adopte until now. Today, we will be looking at ICY DOCK ...

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Corsair VX450w

From the company that brought you 2000MHz of DDR3 leetness comes a power supply with the same level of commitment to quality and performance. Introducing the VX450 by Corsair. High quality at a low price.

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Warhawk

Warhawk is a very good Battlefield clone that anyone who has a PS3 should consider getting. Great graphics and excellent audio is only let down by a bit limited content.

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World in Conflict – Performance

Recently the game World in Conflict was released and this is yet another RTS that offers excellent visuals with lots of effects that all work together to bring your computer to its knees. We decided that it would be fun to see how different components in your system are affecting ...

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T.I.M. Shootout

Six enter the ring only one will leave. No holds barred thermal paste shootout, old school style. Let’s see if these so called contenders can beat the heat.

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Cooler Master Hyper 212 universal PC cooler

All in all, Cooler Master did a wonderful job providing a universal product for both AMD and Intel platforms. This cooler will fit into most recent sockets and will perform well above average retail solution. Although it has just been announced it will sell for roughly $45 green. In my ...

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Corsair DOMINATOR TWIN3X2048-1800C7 DDR3

We’ve taken Corsairs latest and greatst DDR3-kit and put it to the test to see what those 1800MHz actually can do to your system.

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Bioshock Gameplay Review (PC)

After surviving a plane crash in the middle of the Atlantic you find yourself in the underwater city of Rapture. After its utter fall from grace you quickly realize there is more to this city than meets the eye.

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VisionTek Radeon HD 2400 Pro

Not everyone needs a high performance graphic card. Sometimes a budget graphic card can serve the baic needs and maybe even more provided that you don’t use the card for any gaming purpose. Join us as we take a look at VisionTek’s HD 2400 Pro, the budget card from ATI ...

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Jetway 966PDAG

Motherboards does not have to be expensive. The Jetway 966PDAG is a very competent budget motherboard for Intel CPU’s that has no problems keeping up with more expensive competitors.

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Thermaltake SwingRS 100

The Thermaltake SwingRS 100 is a very good looking case. With a Piano Mirror coating finnish in the front and a large case window it definitely is not a case that you would like to hide away. But is the beauty just skin-deep or do the case also have some ...

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In the Zone … Tagan ITZ 1300 Watt Power Supply

  Today, we at Bjorn3D are going to be reviewing one of the latest solutions reputed to satisfy the needs of these power hungry systems; the Tagan TG1300-U33 ITZ 1300 Watt power supply. Our pre-review enthusiasm for this product went through the roof when we learned that the engineers at ...

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Corsair Flash Padlock USB Drive

The Corsair Flash Padlock is the latest entry into the world of secured flash drive. This is an hardware based security unlike many others which are software based. Check out our review and see our takes on this product as we put it through the test.

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Revoltec Rhodium Tower

The Revoltec Rhodium is a case that Revoltec hopes will grab the attention of gamers and regular users alike. With a sober look and lots of space there is much to like about it.

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PowerColor HD 2600 XT

The only thing that stops me from saying ‘forget about that card and grab an X1950 PRO / 7900 GT instead’ is HD video playback. These mid-range / entry-level cards use almost no power yet they come with dual-link, HDMI with audio and UVD support. Think about that when building ...

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Dragon Naturally Speaking

  We spent several hours a day for about a week with Dragon Naturally Speaking and found the longer that we used the product the more accurate it became. Nuance makes claims of 99% accuracy and we do not see that figure being outside of the realm of possibility, especially ...

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Thermaltake Tai-Chi M+

Does your laptop’s bottom gets hot and burn your leg? If so, you definitely need to check out the Thermaltake Tai-Chi M+. Check out our review and see if this laptop stand can help you to prevent your legs from burning laptop.

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Tagan A+ CS-A380

Although a young company, Tagan is determined to make world class products. Does the CS-A380 continue the tradition of the Black Pearl? Read on to find out.

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ICY DOCK MB663UR-1S

Are you always in the situation where the flash drive you just purchased is not large enough? If so, the ICY DOCK MB663UR-1S, an internal and external enclosure for 2.5” SATA hard drive, may just be your solution. This enclosure is a great tool for those who need to carry ...

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Swiftech MCW-60

When choosing a water block for your GPU you want the very best. With compatibility for the newest cards as well as previous generations the MCW-60 should be atop your short list.

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1333MHz … Who Are the Big Dogs?

  First, we were extremely curious why the NVIDIA 680i based motherboard which 60 days ago was the “holy grail” of overclocking lost so much popularity in the enthusiast ranks, seemingly overnight. Secondly, we were curious to see if the 680i as advertised truly supported the new 1333MHz standard and ...

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QNAP TS-109 Pro

NAS (network attached storage) is no longer reserved for small business users due to the drop in the price. In addition, many newer NAS has incorporate many features such as the ability to share multimedia files and download files withtout a computer in addition to the ability to store and ...

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ASUS Blitz Formula

  The ASUS Blitz Formula did one thing that impressed us more than anything else, it achieved or surpassed every goal that we set for it and that’s rare in this day and time. ASUS has a true winner on their hands as this is most likely the best of ...

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SimpleTech SimpleDrive

SimpleTech has just released the SimpleDrive Portable Hard Drive, a sleek, stylish and effective means of providing plenty of storage in a highly portable configuration.

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Cascading the Nautilus 500

Double your pleasure, double your fun. Just take two Corsair Nautilus 500 kits, install in PC, add some heat and water then let the good times roll.

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Revoltec Zirconium PC Case

The design however isn’t average to say the least — some of you will like it and some will hate it. Personally I have mixed feelings about its looks. I would substitute drive doors for something more standard looking and operational. It’s just silly taking off the panel just to ...

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Gigabyte 8500GT TurboForce (GV-NX85T256HP)

Iif your main objective with your planned new video card is to play games – you probably should spend a bit more cash on another card, something like the 8600GT or the HD2600XT. When it comes to gaming this card is meant as an upgrade to on-board graphics. Luckily it ...

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Lost Planet: Extreme Condition

On the frozen tundra of E.D.N.III you find yourself fighting for survival as you try to unlock the mystery of your past and your father’s murder. Trust no one.

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