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Does Enermax have the new cooler you need? – Enermax Liqtech II & TR4 II 360mm All In One Coolers

Enermax Revised The Liqtech TR4 and Added RGB! Today we are looking at the new from Enermax, the Liqtech TR4 II 360 all in one cooler. Not just one but two of them as TR4 has such special requirements Enermax felt it required its own cooler model with a much …

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Can This 2-Bay NAS Be Your Next Media Center Solution? – Qnap TS-251B Review

Is the Qnap TS-251B The Answer To Your Media Needs? Today, we are looking at the Qnap TS-251B which is more than just a dumbed down file storage appliance. There is always a need to store data locally that you can access with every system in the home or office. …

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GeIL Super Luce RGB Sync DDR4-3600 16GB Memory Review

Checking Out Some High-Speed Memory With Sweet Sweet RGB Today we have the new GeIL Super Luce RGB memory kit (PN: GLS416GB3600C16ADC) something which has been a long time in the process. We were testing a batch of memory and our test motherboard decided it had enough, which admittedly it …

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ASUS ROG Zenith Extreme Alpha – ASUS Takes Threadripper to The Next Level

AMD Released the 2990WX 32 Core Monster, ASUS Answers with the Zenith Extreme Alpha AMD made a remarkably huge splash with its 2nd gen Ryzen parts. Next up were the Threadripper 2nd gen updates. There were rumors abound of all kinds of craziness going in at the time. When AMD …

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reMarkable – a remarkable digital notepad

The paperless office. Just like the zero inbox it is a pipe dream for me. Even though as a developer I code a lot and thus work with a lot of digital tools nothing compares to writing notes on paper either when I am in a meeting, planning a project …

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MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Gaming X Review – an Even Lower Cost Turing Option

MSI Introduces the Newest in Turing at $249.99 MSI has put into our hands today the new Turing powered GTX 1660 Gaming X. This is, of course, a continuation of the non-RTX enabled parts like you had seen recently in the other models listed below. The thing is this one …

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MSI GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X – Turing Without The RTX.

MSI Brings The New GTX 1660 Ti to Life With Some Gaming X Style MSI has put into our hands today the new Turing powered GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X. Now, wait a minute, I thought the new cards were RTX? Well, that is true but this is the first …

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MSI X299 Creation – HEDT, With an Extra Helping of Excess?

Welcome the Big Daddy of X299 boards from MSI Today we look at the new MSI MEG X299 Creation motherboard. X299 may be a bit long in the tooth for some, but with the recent refresh for Basin Falls, I think some new boards were necessary. The first showing of …

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MSI GeForce RTX 2060 Gaming Z – MSI Brings The Heat For The Mini Turing.

MSI Took a GeForce RTX 2060 and Added Some Gaming Z Flair to it. MSI is no stranger to making custom cards and they have shown this with the Gaming Z series of cards. Today we have the RTX 2060 Gaming Z which may not seem like a very impressive …

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Fractal Design Meshify S2 – Meshify Gets a Define S2 Mash-Up

The Case That Feels Familiar But With Some New Style. Fractal Design I am quite sure most of you reading this have some sort of familiarity with. Fractal today has provided their newest release the Meshify S2. For those of you familiar with the Define S2, this will look like …

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Zotac RTX 2070 Mini – Zotac Puts RTX 2070 on an Even Smaller Form Factor and Smaller Price!

Zotac Shaved a Little Off The Already Dainty RTX 2070. One of the first aftermarket partner model 2070’s has rolled in. It is from our friends at Zotac, the RTX 2070 Mini. This model does not appear to be a Overclock model on the surface and might even be a …

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Founders Edition – Nvidia Unleashes RTX on The $350 Market

RTX Meets the Sweet Spot in Value. Better late than never right? That seems to be the mantra with recent GPU releases post RTX launch. This time I did not get a card in hand until the day of Embargo release and rather than rush it out I did my …

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AMD Keynote for CES 2019 – Radeon VII “Vega on 7nm”, Mobile Graphics and an Interesting Zen 2 Benchmark

AMD Had A Lot of Expectations to Live Up to For Enthusiasts, Did They Deliver? “Note: I am covering this Keynote via Livestream remotely and unfortunately quality was not awesome, so please forgive the lackluster screenshots.” AMD came to the show floor knowing what they were in for as they …

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3DMark Port Royal: Real Time Ray Tracing Benchmark is Here! Every Capable GPU Tested

Finally We Have a Way to Gauge Real Time Ray Tracing Performance So, you want to see what your new RTX or ray tracing capable can do? Don’t have the time or skill to plot a run on the only real ray tracing title (Battlefield V) available as of now? …

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Team Group DELTA R RGB SSD Review – Has This RGB Thing Gone Too Far?

RGB has entered yet another part of your PCB build There are many RGB SSD’s showing up on the market but the TForce Delta R RGB SSD is the first to come across our bench. Love it or hate it RGB is only getting more prevalent. RGB started getting into PCs …

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Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 – Is The Sound Card Really Dead?

Time to look at what feels like an old friend Before we dive into the new Sound BlasterX AE-5 we must do a little archeology. Put on your time traveler hats as we look back into the origins of PC as I grew up with. I an remember the beginning …

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MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC: MSI Takes On The Sub 200 Dollar Z390 Market

The MSI MPG Z390 Gaming EDGE AC Has Arrived!! Today we have on the bench the third of the initial 3 motherboards for testing the new Z390/9900K platform:  the MSI MPG Z390 Gaming EDGE AC. This board, much like the Gigabyte model we looked at recently, is a sub 200 dollar …

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Bomber Crew (PC/Switch/Xbox/PS4)

Bomber Crew is a strategic bomber game where you micromanage the crew of a Lancaster-Bomber during WWII. It is one of those games with no real story where the challenge comes from keeping your plane in the air without dying to much, and then do it over and over again. …

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Gigabyte Z390 AORUS Pro WiFi: Is Midrange AORUS Right For Your Next Build?

Gigabytes midrange take on Z390 is here! Today we have for you the Gigabyte Z390 AORUS Pro WiFi. Gigabyte has long made motherboards for consumers and also pushed the limits for the overclocking/XOC community with a staff of well adept overclockers at their disposal. Gigabyte has made arguably some of …

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ASUS Maximus XI Extreme: Z390 with all the things!

Z390 ROG to the extreme is here! We would like to introduce you to the ASUS ROG Maximus XI Extreme. ASUS and their Maximus series of boards have been synonymous with gamers, overclockers and overall enthusiasts over the many years since ROG or Republic of Gamers came to be. However, …

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition Review – Turing at $599

Time to meet the more value-friendly RTX brethren. I know we are a bit late to the party with this one, and that’s ok. We had a testbench failure which required complete rebuild and retest to ensure continuity. The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 is now on the bench! The Nvidia …

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Intel Core i9 9900K – Intel’s Answer to RYZEN is here!

Core i9 9900K is here! I know the 9900k has been rumored until the cows come home but in reality, it has only been a recent development in the core race that really heated up once AMD dropped RYZEN shortly followed by Threadripper. With that we had the 6 core …

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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 – Does AMD Have an Underrated Gaming Beast?

RYZEN 2600 – The gaming wolf in sheep’s clothing Before we start talking about the new RYZEN 5 2600, I feel a little history is in order as to how RYZEN came to be. AMD is one of those companies that I think really does not need an introduction at …

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Western Digital Black NVMe – WD’s Acquisition of Sandisk Made This Possible

Take one part WD legacy and one part Sandisk and stir = Magic! When talking about Western Digital, I think the first thought is a storage Behemoth that has been around since seemingly the beginning of PC (since 1970 actually, so close enough). I am betting if you asked Western …

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX IS HERE.. Introducing the GeForce RTX 2080 & RTX 2080 Ti – 4K 60 FPS or bust!

At long last, we have the replacement to Pascal. I have really gone back and forth on how to open this as, Well the new Nvidia RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti cards are something like I have never really dealt with before. I mean, yes, they are graphics cards by …

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Oneadaptr EVRI 80W USB C charging station

I really love USB-C. As far as I see it there are just upsides with the new standard. The connector is easier to use (no more trying to figure out the correct way to insert the cable) and it can be used for everything from data-transfer to charging your computer. …

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PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5 Review

PowerColor is an AIB vendor with a long history of producing AMD videocards, and today we are taking a look at one of their RX 580 offerings. The PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5 is a factory-overclocked RX 580 featuring, you guessed it, 8GB of GDDR5. While there …

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Corsair K68 Ultra-Durable Mechanical Keyboard Review

Corsair K68 Ultra-Durable Mechanical Keyboard Review Hello PC Enthusiasts. For this review, we will be checking out the new liquid and particle resistant keyboard from Corsair, known as the K68 Ultra-Durable Mechanical Keyboard. Corsair has entered nearly uncharted territory with the K68 and its liquid resistance, as this device is one of …

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AMD RX Vega Power Hungry?

AMD RX Vega Power Hungry? Most of us have had the clue that the upcoming AMD RX Vega will be pulling more power than recent generations of AMD Video cards. Just how much they may pull might come as a shocker since the RX 400 and RX 500 series cards …

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EVGA Precision XOC 6.1.8 Released!

EVGA Precision XOC 6.1.8 Released! OC with the best OCers, EVGA Precision takes OCing to the next level! Invest in an EVGA ICX GPU and you will have unprecedented thermal information on your setup! Get EVGA Precision XOC Unlock the Power of Pascal The next generation of EVGA Precision has arrived …

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ID-COOLING Releases SE-214L Series CPU Cooler

ID-COOLING Releases SE-214L Series CPU Cooler June 20th 2017 Shenzhen, China – ID-COOLING, a cooling solution provider focusing on thermal dissipation and fan technology research and production for over 10 years, released one new CPU Cooler with a newly developed 120mm to 130mm fan, named SE-214L. SE-214L is built with …

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G.SKILL Memory Breaks DDR4 5.5GHz World Record Barrier

G.SKILL Memory Breaks DDR4 5.5GHz World Record Barrier G.Skill sets new world record for DDR4 speed at 5500MHz and has been stretching the boundaries of what is possible in the RAM field. The Professional overclocker Toppc hit 5500MHz on the MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC. Looks like Core X-series and G.Skill will …

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Streacom FC8 Alpha mini-ITX chassis

Streacom is a company that mainly has small mini-ITC chassis, preferably made in aluminium. Today we are looking at one of those chassi, the Streacom FC8 Alpha. This is a pretty small case that comes with a fanless CPU-cooler that transfers the heat from the CPU to the side of …

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ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero Motherboard Review

INTRODUCTION AMD’s Ryzen platform was one of the most highly anticipated launches in recent years, with everyone from industry insiders and media, to overclocking champions and gamers just waiting to see how these new multi-core processors performed. And while there have been some ups and downs along the way, many …

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XFX RX 460 4GB Heatsink Edition Review

INTRODUCTION While we here at Bjorn3D typically focus on the top-end, enthusiast-level hardware, we frequently come across a piece of hardware that is a bit more tame. Take for example the XFX RX 460 4GB Heatsink Edition graphics card. Built with 1080p gaming in mind, the RX 460 provides beginner …

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Asus ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 OC Edition 8GB 11Gbps Video Card Review

Asus ROG Strix GTX 1080 OC Edition 8GB GDDR5X (11Gbps) The GTX 1080 landed last year and quickly became the go-to choice for high-end graphics junkies and the dream card for a lot of gamers. Nvidia couldn’t leave great alone so they stuck 8GB of GDDR5X on the GTX 1080 …

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Seagate Ironwolf: 10TB Storage for NAS

Introduction The Seagate Guardian Series brings a massive 10TB of storage space in the 3.5’’ form factor. The Guardian Series from Seagate features a total of four lines of products targeted at various marketing segments: the Barracuda Pro for gamers, the Skyhawk for surveillance systems, the FireCuda for the mobile …

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XFX Rs XXX Edition Rx 570 4GB OC Review, Mainstream Just Got Better!

XFX Rs XXX Edition Rx 570 4GB OC Review The XFX Rs XXX Edition Rx 570 4GB OC bears most of the RX 470’s specifications but is based on a slightly more mature 14nm fab process allowing for higher core and boost speeds and shares the same basic core. AMD did …

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Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 6 Review

Introduction In a sea of gaming PC cases, there are very few that pull the sleek, minimalistic look that many have come to love. I think for me it all started back with the Voodoo Omen that I really started to like cases that were simple, yet did an amazing …

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Corsair Glaive RGB Gaming Mouse Review

Corsair Glaive RGB Gaming Mouse Review Hello, PC enthusiasts. Feast your eyes on the latest gaming peripheral from Corsair: The Glaive RGB Gaming Mouse. Looking at the spec list for the Glaive it is clear Corsair set out to make a titan in the gaming peripheral scene. With a 16K …

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