Reviews & Buyer’s Guides

Check out our latest buyer’s guides and reviews of 3D printers, 3D scanners, filaments, software, and 3D printing supplies.

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2019 Creality Ender 3 Pro Review – The Better Ender 3

The Creality Ender 3 Pro wants to iron out some flaws of the extremely popular Ender 3. Check out this review to find out how good it actually is.

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3D Printing with PETG Filament – All You Need to Know in 2019

Check out our 2019 PETG guide, where we explain and compare PETG filament, and test and review the best brands. Includes tips and tricks for the best PETG print settings and more.

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DLP for Cheap
2019 Anycubic Photon Review – Best Budget Resin 3D Printer

The Anycubic Photon is our winter 2018-19 pick for the "Best Budget Resin 3D Printer". Check out our review to find out why it's the best choice if you want to spend $500 or less.

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2019 Creality Ender-5 Review – The Best Ender So Far

The Creality Ender-5 3D printer packs the best bits from the Ender 3 Pro into a bigger, box-like frame. Check out our Ender-5 review to find out it is worth the extra price.

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Go Big or Go Home
25 Best Large 3D Printers of Winter 2018-19

What's the best large 3D printer for home or business? Check out our winter 2018-19 buyer's guide to the 25 best large-scale/large-format 3D printers on the market.

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Low-Cost Printer with Interesting Features
2019 Anycubic i3 Mega Review – Best 3D Printer Under $300

The Anycubic i3 Mega is our winter 2018-19 pick for the "Best 3D Printer Under $300". Check out our review to find out why. Includes a long-term performance test.

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IDΣX, Refined
2019 BCN3D Sigma R19 Review – The Best Sigma Yet

The new and improved BCN3D Sigma R19 boasts reworked components, guidance and overall better experience. Check out our review to see how it holds up.

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18 Best STL Repair Software Tools in 2019

Your 3D model isn't printable? Check out our 2019 guide to the best STL repair software tools for fixing STL files, plus tips on how to repair STL files.

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Imitation & Flattery
Best Prusa i3 Clones in 2019 – 28 Clones vs Prusa i3 MK3

What's the best Prusa i3 clone? The cheapest? The largest? Read our 2019 guide on the best RepRap Prusa i3 clones and see how they compare to the Original Prusa i3 MK3 kit.

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Down to the Delta
2019 Monoprice Delta Pro – Review the Specs

The Monoprice Delta Pro is a large-format 3D printer with a towering build volume and some impressive features. But does it warrant making the switch from Cartesian to Delta? Let's review the specs.

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12 Best Dual Extruder 3D Printers of Winter 2018-19

Check out our winter 2018-19 buyer's guide to the 12 best dual extruder 3D printers on the market. Plus the most important dual extrusion upgrades.

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Pro or No?
Creality Ender 3 vs Ender 3 Pro vs Ender-3X Shootout

Creality Ender 3, Ender 3 Pro or Ender-3X, that's the question! Check out our shootout to find out which version is best for you.

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Like the CR-10, but More
2019 Creality CR-10S Pro – Review the Specs

Creality3D has just released the Creality CR-10S Pro. Join us as we dive headfirst into the specs and review all we know about this 3D printer.

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Anet A8 Review – Most Popular 3D Printer of Fall 2018

The Anet A8 was the most popular 3D printer until fall 2018. Check out our Anet A8 review, the most important upgrades, and how it differs from the Anet A6. It has since been overtaken by the Creality Ender 3.

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CNC, Easy as 1-2-3...
2019 Shapeoko 3 (XL/XXL) CNC Router Kit – Review the Specs

Rigid, hackable and boasting bags of pedigree, the Shapeoko 3 (XL/XLL) from Carbide 3D is the CNC router kit of choice for many a maker. Read on as we review the specs of this CNC machine.