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Storage
Plextor PX-128M1S 128GB Solid State Drive @ PCSTATS
Cirago USB Hard Drive Dock with Card Reader CDD1000 Review @ DragonSteelMods

Video
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 Review @ HardwareHeaven
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 (Fermi) @ InsideHW
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 400 series preview @ Elite Bastards

Peripherals
Razer Imperator @ LanOC Reviews
Logitech Gaming Mouse G500 @ Barry's Review Blog
JayBird SB1 Sportsband Bluetooth Stereo Headphones @ Legit Reviews

Misc.
NVIDIA Drops Their Open-Source Driver @ Phoronix

Sound
Amphion Helium 510 review @ TechRadar
Razer Mako Speakers Review @ ITShootOut.com
Auzentech X-Fi HomeTheater HD sound card @ APH Networks

Power Supplies
FSP Group Zen 400 Watt Fanless Silent Power Supply Review @ Tweaknews

Enclosures
SilverStone DS221 2.5" HDD Enclosure Review @ BayReviews

Network
brite-View LinkE PowerLine Kit @ TestFreaks

Cooling
Noctua NH-D14 Review @ Overclockers Online
Prolimatech Armageddon @ Legion Hardware
CoolIT ECO A.L.C. CPU Cooler @ BCCHardware

Memory
Transcend aXeRAM 4GB DDR3-2000 @ PureOverclock

Cases
Silverstone Strider Essential Series @ DreamWare Computers
Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced Case Review @ ThinkComputers.org
SilverStone Grandia GD05 HTPC Case - a real bargain? @ TweakPC.de

Notebooks
Samsung N130 Netbook Review @ OCC

Motherboards
ASUS ITX-220 Motherboard @ iXBT Labs
Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD7 LGA 1156 Motherboard Review @ Hardware Canucks