Hardware – Bjorn3D.com https://www.bjorn3d.com Bjorn3d.com - Satisfying Your Daily Tech Cravings Since 1996 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:28:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.3 Blue Mo-Fi Audiophile Headphones https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/blue-mo-fi-audiophile-headphones/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/blue-mo-fi-audiophile-headphones/#respond Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:08:21 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=43611

Categories: Hardware, iOS Accessories, Peripherals, Reviews & Articles, Smartphone accessories, Sound and speakers

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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 already established as a top-of-line …

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In Win 303 https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/in-win-303/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/in-win-303/#respond Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:59:17 +0000 https://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=43618

Categories: Cases, Hardware, Reviews & Articles

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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 given in modern cases. In …

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ASUS ROG STRIX-GTX1070-O8G-GAMING: GTX 1070, Strix Style! https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/asus-rog/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/asus-rog/#comments Sat, 16 Jul 2016 22:47:27 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=43500

Categories: Hardware, NVIDIA, Reviews & Articles, Video Cards/Graphics Cards

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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 is typically 2/3 the price …

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MSI ThunderStorm https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/msi-thunderstorm/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/msi-thunderstorm/#respond Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:02:59 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=43487

Categories: Hardware, Mouse and Keyboard, Reviews & Articles

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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 Thunderstorm is part of an …

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OCZ RD400 (512GB) PCIe MVM2 M.2 SSD https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/ocz-rd400-512gb-pcie-mvm2-m-2-ssd/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/ocz-rd400-512gb-pcie-mvm2-m-2-ssd/#respond Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:03:52 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=43188

Categories: Hardware, Reviews & Articles, Solid State Drive, Storage

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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 couple of regular SATA drives …

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Sound Blaster ZxR Studio-Grade Sound Card, Hear The Blaster Roar! https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/sound-blaster-zxr-studio-grade-sound-card-hear-blaster-roar/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/sound-blaster-zxr-studio-grade-sound-card-hear-blaster-roar/#comments Tue, 05 Jul 2016 18:27:47 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=42921

Categories: Desktop PCs, Hardware, Reviews & Articles, Sound and speakers, Sound Cards

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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 set of speakers for a …

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Avegant Glyph – the Mobile Personal Theater https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/avegant-glyph/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/07/avegant-glyph/#respond Sun, 03 Jul 2016 20:27:50 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=42254

Categories: Hardware, Media Players, Monitors/Display, Reviews & Articles

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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. And then it is released …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/06/evga-geforce-gtx-1080-ftw-gaming-acx-3-0/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/06/evga-geforce-gtx-1080-ftw-gaming-acx-3-0/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:58:44 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=43290

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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 GAMING ACX 3.0. Completely packed …

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Razer Hammerhead Pro V2 https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/06/razer-hammerhead-pro-v2/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/06/razer-hammerhead-pro-v2/#respond Sat, 18 Jun 2016 08:15:50 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=43057

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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 the same exacting standards as …

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Samsung Portable SSD T3 (1TB) https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/06/samsung-portable-ssd-t3-1tb/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/06/samsung-portable-ssd-t3-1tb/#respond Fri, 10 Jun 2016 07:08:53 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=42257

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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 platter that is often found …

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