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Blue Mo-Fi Audiophile Headphones

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INTRODUCTION Blue Microphones, or Baltic Latvian Universal Electronics, was founded in 1995. They’re best known for their high-end studio microphones and recording equipment. The Mo-Fi is their first attempt to enter the world of headphones, which historically has been dominated by more popular and recognized brands. Since Blue Microphones is …

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In Win 303

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INTRODUCTION In a world of nearly unlimited choices when it comes to PC cases, manufacturers are always looking to find the “next big thing” that consumers want. These features seem to come in waves, and once unique features like LED lighting, fan filters, and tool-less designs are now almost a …

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ASUS ROG STRIX-GTX1070-O8G-GAMING: GTX 1070, Strix Style!

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ASUS ROG STRIX-GTX1070-O8G-GAMING: GTX 1070, Strix Style! We are always excited to see a new ROG product, and even more excited to see a ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1070. As with previous generations, there’s a “top dog” video card, the GTX 1080 in this case, then the next step down …

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MSI ThunderStorm

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INTRODUCTION MSI will be celebrating their 30th year in business this August. MSI’s original focus was the development and manufacturing of motherboards and graphics cards, but over the years has pushed out a quality array of products from their highly-rated laptops to multimedia peripherals such as the Thunderstorm. The MSI …

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OCZ RD400 (512GB) PCIe MVM2 M.2 SSD

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Introduction Back when the SATA based SSD was in its infancy, OCZ’s RevoDrive was one of the drives that plugs into a PC’s PCI Express slot, as it is designed to offer higher performance for those who demand the best performance. The original RevoDrive from OCZ was no more than a …

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Sound Blaster ZxR Studio-Grade Sound Card, Hear The Blaster Roar!

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Sound Blaster ZxR Sound Card Sound Blaster has been around since the inception of sound card technology. Back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, there was “The Adlib Multimedia PC Upgrade Kit” and the “Sound Blaster Multimedia Upgrade Kit”. It consisted of a sound card, a CD-ROM drive and a small …

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Avegant Glyph – the Mobile Personal Theater

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You have to feel sorry for the people behind the AVEGANT Glyph headset. After successfully getting it funded on Kickstarter back in 2014 , which is where we got ours, it has been a long road for them to finally bring the Glyph to not only the backers but to the market. …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 (08G-P4-6286) It’s been a couple of weeks since the release of Nvidia’s Founders Edition GTX 1080 and we’ve eagerly been waiting for the custom cards to hit the bench. Luckily the first one to hit our bench is the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW …

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Razer Hammerhead Pro V2

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Razer Hammerhead Pro V2 Razer’s long tradition of top-end gaming gear has branched out to other areas of computing including audio. Today we take a look at the Hammerhead Pro V2 in-ear headphones, and having reviewed the Razer Moray and still using them six years later, we hold the Hammerhead to …

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Samsung Portable SSD T3 (1TB)

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Introduction The Samsung Portable SSD T1 released last year at CES is essentially the 850 EVO drive housed inside an external enclosure with a USB 3.0 port. The T1 delivers 1TB of external storage at very high transfer speeds thanks to the solid state storage, as opposed to the spinning …

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EKWB EK-XLC Predator 360 (incl QDC) (EAN: 3831109863350)

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EKWB EK-XLC Predator 360 With processors running faster, and overclocking an everyday event for a lot of enthusiasts, the use of watercooling to cool processors is becoming a more common method than ever before. EKWB builds some of the best kits and AIO watercoolers in the business. While other manufacturers …

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Razer BlackWidow X Chroma Gaming Keyboard (RZ03-01760100-R3U1)

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Razer BlackWidow X Chroma Has Razer got another gaming hit on their hands with the new BlackWidow X Chroma which features all Razer Green Mechanical switches, Chroma LED back lighting with 16.8 million colors, and is a slightly cut down model of the BlackWidow Chroma? The BlackWidow Chroma comes with …

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Papago! GoSafe S30 Dashcam

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For a great number of years we have been entertained on TV by dashcam footage on shows like the world’s wildest police chases, cop shows and so many others. Dashcams have also been an integral part of our police forces as a method to record and provide evidence, and recently, …

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Corsair MM300 Extended Edition Mouse Mat

INTRODUCTION When was the last time you thought about your mouse pad? Was it when someone commented on how dirty it was, or when you realized you could no longer stand the frayed edge behind your mouse? Like many, a mouse pad is often an after thought in the overall …

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Patriot Viper Elite 3000 MHz 16GB (2x8GB) kit

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Introduction Even though DDR4 kits are nothing new, with kits having been in use for over a year, progress in the memory industry does not stop with a technology like as DDR4 when dealing with Intel X99 and Z170-series chips. No, the wheel keeps on turning as companies like Patriot …

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Corsair Strafe RGB Silent

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Introduction Corsair had its humble beginnings producing computer memory and evolved to become a leader in high performance memory products. Then, in 2009, Corsair decided to break away from its mold and enhance its product offerings with other components; the first foray into components shocked the industry with its 800D …

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Corsair M65 PRO RGB

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INTRODUCTION In this current period of what feels like a calm before a storm of new GPUs and CPUs, the peripheral market has been churning out devices left and right, and Corsair is right in the mix. Their newest revision of the popular M65 mouse series, the M65 PRO RGB, …

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Corsair SABRE RGB

Introduction Corsair had its humble beginnings producing computer memory and evolved to become a leader in high performance memory products. Then, in 2009, Corsair decided to break away from its mold and enhance its product offerings with other components; the first foray into components shocked the industry with its 800D …

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IOGEAR Chimera M2 Gaming Mouse

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IOGEAR Chimera M2 Gaming Mouse In the beginning of computer gaming you had your 400 – 800 DPI mouse and with limited 640 x 480 CGA that was enough. Today’s gaming is light years ahead of stone age gaming with gaming peripherals exploding to stellar heights. We cane across IOGEAR …

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NZXT Manta

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Long gone are the days when cases were ugly, beige and just plain boring. These days it takes a lot more to get the attention of computer users. Some cases focus on looks, other on silent performance and so on. The NZXT Manta is a case that not only looks …

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Corsair VOID Surround Hybrid Stereo Gaming Headset

INTRODUCTION Let’s face it, not everyone is “just a PC gamer”, or “just a console gamer”. Many of us have both a PC and a console or two, and let’s not forget to throw in a smartphone. Inter-connectivity between all of these devices can be hard to find, and usually …

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Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum

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Logitech and more specifically their Gaming or G line has been constantly evolving over the years to follow the latest in technology when it comes to keyboards, mice, headsets and other peripherals. Only a few weeks ago we had the honor to review the G910 Orion Spark keyboard and today …

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IOGEAR Kaliber Gaming IKON Gaming Keyboard (GKB703L)

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IOGEAR Kaliber Gaming IKON Gaming Keyboard Far to often the least consideration given to a killer computer is the gaming accessories. Face it by the time you get the core parts built you have an empty wallet and whatever you can afford often ends up being your keyboard. Your old …

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CM STORM QuickFire XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

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If you are currently in the market for a new keyboard we have a treat for you from the engineers of CMStorm. The QuickFire XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is our specimen of review today and we are pleased to have it in the lab as we can feel it most …

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OCZ Trion 150 (480GB)

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OCZ Trion 150 Still thinking that SSDs are too expensive? While the price of the SSDs will probably never reach to the level of the mechanical drive, the price has been dropping steadily over the last couple of years. Thanks to the migration to triple-level-cell (TLC NAND) NAND and 3D NAND …

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Anidees AI7 Case

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introduction Back in March of 2016, we took reviewed our first piece of hardware from Anidees, the AI8. That case proved to be a great contender for users requiring a large case, and had a great price point as well. Well, we are back today with another case from Anidees, …

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Kingston Mobilelite Wireless G3 (MLWG3)& MobileLite Wireless Pro 64GB(MLWG3/64)

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Kingston Mobilelite Wireless G3 & MobileLite Wireless Pro 64GB In the 60’s we wanted to tune out, turn on, weird out and push back from society and find our own ways, those days are long past. The world we live in today is turned on tuned in online 24/7/365 and …

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Go Puck 5x

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Introduction Go Puck is a relatively new company that was founded back in 2013 with the mission to create a durable and rugged power bank for adventure seekers who demand a battery that can withstand shock and abuse. The company founder originally developed the technology that would go into the …

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Western Digital Red 6TB

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Introduction Western Digital is a company with deep roots in the storage industry, with products that span virtually every customer and business need. Western Digital is also considered one of the most trustworthy brands that users look to when purchasing a new drive or drives, thanks to their reputation and …

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Samsung Portable SSD T3 – good things still come in small packages

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In september 2015 we reviewed the Samsung Portable SSD T1, an external drive that offered incredible speeds when compared to most other external drives, something it owned to the fact that it was based on an SSD instead of an regular spinning drive. Today we are looking at the follow-up drive, the …

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Kingston 32GB UHS-I U3 microSDHC Review

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Kingston 32GB UHS-I U3 microSDHC Review As media playback formats increase the need for faster MicroSD cards has increased. With 2K/4K video playback and burst mode (Continuous still images on on DSLR cameras) older MicroSD cards just can’t keep up with todays needs. Face it most people going into your local …

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Enermax Liqtech 240

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Introduction So you find yourself considering building a new system or simply looking to upgrade your current one, but you are not sure whether you want to go with liquid cooling. Well, liquid cooling these days has gone from complex and risky, to easy to install and low risk with …

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Streacom F12C chassi

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Today it seems that the most popular cases are small mini- or mid-tower cases for mini-ITX or micro-ATX-motherboards. This is of course mirrored by companies offering mainly standing tower-type cases. If you want a “laying” case you usually have to look to smaller companies that still offers this older type of …

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Anidees AI8 Case

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introduction Anidees is a hardware manufacturer that we here at Bjorn3D have not had a chance to work with until recently. While they design and create cases like the AI8 we are taking a look at today, they also offer various USB charging devices, as well as Raspberry Pi and …

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Logitech G910 Orion Spark

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Introduction Logitech is a broad and diverse company that was founded back in 1981 in Switzerland with the plan to revolutionize people’s interaction with the digital world. They started with a simple innovation that most of us take for granted called the mouse, but at that time the mouse was …

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Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2

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Introduction Sound Blaster and its parent company Creative have a long-standing tradition of audio excellence going back to its creation. Since then the company has grown explosively and has significantly expanded their product line since its humble beginnings. Today’s Sound Blaster offering brings us to the new and improved ROAR 2. …

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QNAP TS-451+

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Introduction It is clear what QNAP is aiming for with the TS-451+ from the moment you open up the device, as the unit comes with a multimedia remote as the standard accessory. QNAP actually has had the multimedia remote that users can purchase separately as an add-on accessory that works …

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HAVIT HV-KB378L RGB Backlit Mechanical Keyboard

INTRODUCTION Gaming keyboards and mice have really taken off in the last few years, with the current keyboard trends being related to mechanical keys and RGB lighting. Today we are taking a look at the HAVIT HV-KB378L, a 104-key mechanical keyboard with customizable lighting. Let’s not waste any more time …

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Cooler Master Mouse Roundup Review

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Cooler Master Mouse Roundup Review Introduction COOLER MASTER has a long tradition of producing high-end and affordable gaming equipment, and they were kind enough to send over the Xornet II, Sentinel III, Mizar and Havoc for a COOLER MASTER Mouse Roundup. Three reviewers tackling four mice to give you the …

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Western Digital Blue 1TB 2.5″ SSHD (WD10J31X), SSD in a HD or HD in a SSD?

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Western Digital Blue 1TB SSHD With the myriad of hard drives appearing in the last couple of years it can get pretty confusing on what to pick for what applications or machine you use. If your going for blazing speed at a cost just doesn’t matter then a NVME M.2 …

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