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AOpen XCCube EZ18 nForce2 SFF System

AOpen’s XCCube EZ18 is without a doubt one of the most stylish SFF systems to hit the market. Plus, since it’s an nForce2-based system, it offers great integrated features. No related posts. Read More »

NEC 1980SX 19in LCD

With its thin black frame, sharp image, 25 ms response time and 3 video inputs the NEC 1980SX is the perfect monitor for both the business user and the normal home user. No related posts. Read More »

Samsung ML-1740 Laser Printer

For a long time laser printers were out of the reach of normal users. The prices have however come down a lot. We have taken a look at Samsung’s cheap ML-1740 Laser Printer. No related posts. Read More »

Far Cry

Far Cry is an interesting dichotomy. Aged game play combined with a few game flaws can make for more tedium than enjoyment, but it is a damn good game to look at and listen to. While easily the most graphically gorgeous shooter game to date, this game is a “Far Cry” from perfect when it comes to content. No related posts. Read More »

AOpen A600 Aluminum Case

AOpen’s A600 aluminum case is sure to please anyone from the budding PC enthusiast to the hardcore case modder. Take a step inside to see what the A600 has to offer. No related posts. Read More »

Samsung SyncMaster 172x Review

Samsung has once again managed to impress us here at Bjorn3d with their stunning SyncMaster 172x 17 inch LCD. We take it through the paces and have a few thoughts to spill, so read on to discover if this is the perfect LCD for you! No related posts. Read More »

Leadtek TV2000 XP – Expert Edition

The Leadtek TV2000 XP Expert Edition offers a lot of bang for the buck. With great features like PIP, Timeshifting , EPG and DirectBurn DVD, it’s definitely worth taking a look at. No related posts. Read More »

AOpen 8x Dual DVD+/-RW

Need a quick 4.7GB of data backed up in about 10 minutes? Either pull out your hard drive and put it in a bag or go out and get a DVD recorder such as the AOpen 8x Dual DVD drive. Hard drives….eat your heart out. No related posts. Read More »

Corsair TWINX1024-4400 and Kingston HyperX PC4300 Dual Channel Kits

As overclockers continue to reach new performance heights, memory manufacturers are right behind them with higher performing RAM. Corsair and Kingston are two of the most popular enthusiast DDR providers. Check out this combo review of the Corsair TWINX1024-4400 and Kingston HyperX PC4300 dual channel DDR kits. No related posts. Read More »

Sapphire Radeon X800 Pro

The most powerful video card available in stores today is the Radeon X800 Pro, and I had the pleasure of playing around with and testing Sapphire’s offering. Check out my comparison to a 9800 XT. No related posts. Read More »

Transcend TV-Box USB2.0

If you’re thinking about adding TV viewing capabilities to your PC, you have probably noticed there are a lot of options out there. The easiest devices to set up are external TV tuners that use the USB interface to transfer data to and from the PC. Transcend’s TV-Box USB2.0 is one such device vying to meet your TV viewing needs. Read this review to find out if it can. No related posts. Read More »

PixelView GeForce 5900XT Golden Limited

Not everyone can afford a 400-500$ videocard and have to settle for the midrange cards from NVIDIA and ATI. I’ve tested Prolink’s PixelView GeForce 5900XT Golden Limited and found it an excellent midrange card with some cool extras. No related posts. Read More »

nVIDIA nForce2 Ultra 400Gb

NVIDIA Firewall is a packet-based hardware implementation of network firewall integrated into nForce2 Ultra 400GB and nForce3 250Gb MCPs. This is truly a revolutionary shift by NVIDIA in terms of motherboard features – technology that was there, but was never actually implemented into motherboard chipset. NVFirewall is fully compatible with NVIDIAs Gigabit Ethernet as well as other 3rd party devices. No related posts. Read More »

Imation 256MB USB 2.0 Swivel Flash Drive

If you have a habit of losing things, including USB flash drive caps, then you will definitely want to take a look at this review of Imation’s answer to that problem. The Swivel Flash Drive does not have a removable cap! Check out the review to learn about this cool little gadget. No related posts. Read More »

Gyration Ultra GT Compact Keyboard Suite

If you’re looking for a good, long-range cordless mouse and keyboard, then you should definitely check out the Gyration Ultra GT Compact Keyboard Suite. In addition to being a good mouse and keyboard for regular use, the mouse includes the capability of being use in the air! No related posts. Read More »

ATI Radeon x800 Preview

Pixel and Texel fillrate of up to 8.4 Gigapixels/sec, up to 37 GB/sec of raw bandwidth and 12 or 16 pipeline architecture are the key features when it comes to X800 performance. Due to its sophisticated 0.13-micron Low-K dielectric process, very efficient GDDR3 memory interface and superior pixel shader architecture (12 or 16 pixel pipelines and 6 vertex units),RADEON X800 (x800 XT Platinum Edition) easily doubles the performance of its high-end predecessor – RADEON 9800XT. No related posts. Read More »

AOpen AK89 Max nForce3 Motherboard

64 bit has come into its own and the motherboards have begun to saturate the market. What does it take to stand out from the rest? Take a look at AOpen’s AK89 Max and see if it has what it takes to jump ahead of the competition. No related posts. Read More »

Diskeeper 8

Fragmentation – regardless if you use a small 20 GB IDE hard drive formatted with FAT or a huge 120 GB SATA drive formatted with NTFS, you will never really get away from the fact that your files will get fragmented over time to a greater or lesser extent. While all Windows versions include a rudimentary defragmenter, there is room for improvement, especially when it comes to scheduling. Executive Software has the tool for that: Diskeeper 8. No related posts. Read More »

ADS Tech DVD Xpress

Take those old and dusty VHS tapes and convert them to digital video or even DVD with ADS Tech’s DVD Xpress. It makes video capturing a snap. No related posts. Read More »

PixelView PlayTV@7000

With the PixelView PlayTV@7000 Prolink has created a great TV-Tuner card that would fit great into your own homebuilt PVR-solution. Add to that the excellent eDrive feature and a great Remote and you got a winner. No related posts. Read More »

I-Star TC-400R8 400 Watt Redundant Power Supply

Power supplies are an often overlooked yet extremely critical component of every PC. A solid and reliable PSU is an absolute must for a stable system. For a system that requires no down-time, then a redundant PSU is the answer. Check out this review of one of I-Star’s ‘mini redundant PSUs’ — they fit in regular ATX cases. No related posts. Read More »

OCZ Enhanced Bandwidth 1GB PC3200 Dual Channel Kit

With its Enhanced Bandwidth technology, OCZ Technology is looking to take memory module performance to its limits without needing the lowest possible CAS latency. In this review, we take a look at OCZ’s Enhanced Bandwidth 1 GB PC3200 Dual Channel Kit, and it does not disappoint! No related posts. Read More »

Samsung SyncMaster 213T (21.3in LCD)

In the market for a huge LCD screen that looks great and performs well? Then you might want to consider Samsung’s enormous SyncMaster 213T, 21.3 inches of LCD beauty that performs quite admirably even while gaming. No related posts. Read More »

Thermalright ALX-800 Heatsink Review

The Themralright ALX-800 is a copper/aluminum hybrid heatsink that offers great performance. In this review, the ALX-800 is tested on two different AMD mobos and compared to the popular Thermaltake Volcano 9 and a retail AMD Athlon XP 2500+ HSF. No related posts. Read More »

Biostar iDEQ 200A SFF Review

SFF computers are not a new thing at Bjorn3D. However, Biostar’s iDEQ model 200A may very well be the best executed, P4-based SFF system out there. No related posts. Read More »

Counter Strike: Condition Zero

Counter Strike was first introduced to the gaming community in 1999 as a mod to Half-Life. It took off like lightning. It is the number one modification for any game, and arguably the most played FPS on the net to this date. What Counter Strike: Condition Zero does is offer the casual player the opportunity to hone their skills in a single player environment. No related posts. Read More »

BFG GeForce FX 5900XT OC Review

BFG Technologies introduces the GeForce FX 5900XT Overclocked. Is this the new king of the mainstrream-performance segment? Read our review to discover if this the card for you! No related posts. Read More »

City of Heroes – Preview

This is a place where we can all be heroes. Set in a metropolis overrun by villains, City of Heroes brings the world of comic books and movies alive in the first PC MMORPG of its kind. No related posts. Read More »

Lineage 2: The Chaotic Chronicle – Preview

You have been thrown into this chaos. However, unlike those weak ordinary people who pass each day by praying, you have the power to protect yourself. In Lineage II, developing a character is not an end by itself. Rather, it is used as an instrument to obtain the power you need to fulfill your will in his world. Become a king and rule over this world. Your own hand will write your own history in this world. No related posts. Read More »

Albatron GeForce FX5900XTV

The recently-released GeForce FX 5900XT has become NVIDIA’s dominant player in the mainstream market. Today, we’ll take a look at Albatron’s excellent implementation of the 5900XT and find out if it really is the next GeForce 4 Ti4200. No related posts. Read More »

GeForce 6 – Return Of The King?

Enthusiasts will simply love this card. Built from scratch, high-end GeForce 6 Series GPUs show huge technological advancements over the previous generation. Great performance and much improved image quality seem to be the two strong aspects of highly anticipated NV40 GPU. No related posts. Read More »

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