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Sapphire Radeon Toxic X800 Pro VIVO

The X800 Pro is one of the top graphics cards on the market, and Sapphire has made it even better with its Toxic flavoring. The Toxic X800 Pro VIVO adds a bunch of tasty features to the typical X800 Pro feature set. One of the biggest is the pre-tested and ...

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Steelpad S&S

There is no doubt in my mind that Steelpad S&S is a well designed and solid product. With additional bundle such as the pad pouch you should be golden while playing any game, and the size of the pad’s surface is only a plus!

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Kingwin Arctic Liquid Cooler

Kingwin has come out with a watercooling kit that is sure to whet the tongue of those users wanting to start utilizing watercooling, but are still a little nervous about getting all that water near their hardware. Take a look inside to see how the Arctic Liquid Cooler performs.

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Mitsubishi Diamond PRO 2070SB

With CRT’s quickly being replaced by LCD’s, gamers are having a hard time finding a good quality CRT for their love of playing games. Don’t fear, today we are going to look at a big CRT, the Mitsubishi Diamond PRO 2070SB.

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Fragapalooza – Event Coverage

WOW, what an event. I had the luck to attend this fantastic four day LAN Party in Edmonton and had a blast. How can you not when you’ve got 800+ people all hooked up on a LAN, gaming to their hearts’ content and some official tournies and sweet prizes.

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Doom 3

Doom 3 is a good single player game built around an excellent engine. Id has made one of the most beautiful, ugly places to visit.

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HIS Excalibur X800 XT IceQ II VIVO LIMITED EDITION

HIS is once again back with a ATI video card for the hardcore gamer. Cooled by the excellent IceQ II cooling solution, the card not only is cool and quiet but also extremely fast.

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Lite-On LVW-5005 All-Write DVD Recorder

The LVW-5005 packs in nice features and universal compatibility to the most common media types all at an affordable price. Read the review to see how this DVD recorder performs.

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Razer Viper Optical Mouse

Want a mouse that takes it to the max? Take a look at the Razer Viper optical mouse and see just how fast your game improves with a little extra speed.

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OCZ PowerStream 470W Power Supply

OCZ Technology is a name that many enthusiasts equate with quality and performance in the memory market. As a company not willing to rest on its laurels, OCZ is looking to add to its portfolio of awards with the release of the PowerStream power supply line. Read this review of ...

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Frontier Labs NexKube

Frontier Labs designed the NEX KUBE to be a small, very portable and flexible MP3 player, and that’s what it is. It has its drawbacks and quirks, but for the price, it’s not a bad little unit.

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SLI makes N. American debut @ Fragapalooza

Our own Lynx had the chance to see NVIDIA SLI first-hand at Fragapalooza. Read his brief article and watch the video comparing a computer running the Unreal 3 engine with one GPU compared to 2 GPU’s.

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Leadtek WinFast A400GT TDH (GeForce 6800 GT)

We at Bjorn3D are always excited when we get a board from Leadtek since they have always offered a good board with custom cooling and a decent bundle. The Leadtek Winfast A400GT TDH does not disappoint and offers excellent performance together with an great bundle.

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Frontier Labs L1 20GB MP3 Player / Jukebox

The L1 from Frontier Labs is a 20GB MP3 player that packs a lot of nice features in a stylish, small, silver and black enclosure. It also includes a nice bundle of accessories. Overall, it’s a great product worthy of your consideration.

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BFG Tech GeForce 6800 Ultra OC

We’ve waited a long time, but it is finally here — our first GeForce 6800 Ultra review. Read our review to find out if BFG’s extra spicy GeForce 6800 U OC (as in overclocked) was worth waiting for.

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ADS Tech Instant TV USB 2.0 TV Tuner

ADS Tech’s Instant TV tuner has a lot going for it, but the big story is what’s missing with the package.

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Swiftech MCX6400-V Heatsink

The MCX6400-V from Swiftech is sure to keep your Athlon64 cool at all times, no matter what you throw at it. With its massive copper base and hundreds of aluminum pins, the MCX6400-V is a definite winner.

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LiteOn 8x DVD±R/ 4X ±RW SOHW-812S

If you are looking for a cheap yet fast and capable DVD-burner the LiteOn SOHW-812S will not dissapoint you. With a write speed at 8X for both DVD-R and DVD+R you will be burning your movies and data in no time.

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SATA RAIDing With Maxtor

Check out this article if you want to see performance comparison between an 80GB Maxtor PATA HDD, a 120GB Maxtor SATA HDD, RAID 0 with two 120GB Maxtor SATA HDDs and RAID 1 with those same two drives.

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Plextor PX-712A DVD Burner

If you’re looking for a DVD burner that does it all and does it all well, look no further than the Plextor PX-712A. It easily meets expectations in all categories, but it does cost a bit more than the average DVD/CD burner. Read this review to find out if the ...

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BFG Tech GeForce 6800 GT OC

BFG comes out ready to earn your video card upgrade dollars by offering pre-overclocked GeForce 6 series cards. This review covers the 6800 GT OC, a card that is sure to be an entusiast favorite.

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Corsair TWINX1024-3200XL PRO Series Dual Channel Memory Kit

If you thought that 2-2-2-5 memory modules were gone for good, you better think again. Corsair worked with Samsung to bring them back, and they are coming back strong. Check out this look at Corsair’s new low latency XL modules.

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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.

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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.

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HIS Excalibur AIW 9600XT TURBO, Platinum Pack

The HIS Excalibur AIW 9600XT promises to “Take the extreme to mainstream”. We’ve tried it out to see if it can deliver what it promises.

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GeIL Ultra Platinum PC4400 DDR550 Dual Channel Memory Kit

Once you take a look at the performance and price of this kit, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been considering GeIL Ultra series RAM more often. Cool looks, awesome performance and around $100 less than the competition — what’s not to love!?

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Silverstone Temjin SST-TJ02 Case Review

Are you looking for an elegant, tool-less chassis with enough good looks that it warrants more than just a second look? Silverstone may have the solution!

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Antec Aria MATX Cube Case Review

Antec’s answer to the SFF community is a quiet, desktop cube case. Utilizing MicroATX form factor motherboards lets us choose our own upgrade path.

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VisionTek Xtasy RADEON X800 Pro

We finally got our hands on a retail Radeon x800 product. Read about what we thought of the VisionTek Xtasy RADEON X800 Pro.

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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 ...

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Industry Spotlight: Q&A with BFG’s Scott Herkelman, EVP of Marketing

Learn about BFG Tech from the Executive Vice President of Marketing Scott Herkelman in this Q&A article.

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ATI’s Trilinear Filtering Chatlog

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