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If I'm going to be doing stupid things that risk the health of my various important body parts — and I do, often — I want to make sure I capture those moments so I can relive them later. That's how I elbowed my way into the action camera beat more than three years ago, and I haven't looked back.


You can't just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren't all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best.


Action cams have always sounded great. Just strap them to a bike, a surfboard, a car or a helmet, and record a ride from the daredevil's point of view. Now they're getting fancy, with full 1080p HD recording, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. So which is the right one to capture your classic runs and epic wipeouts?


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The Nvidia Optimus seamlessly switches between GPUs based on need. And based on this fellow being able to yank out a GPU while the rest of a system is running, it works rather well too.


Now you can capture your reaction to that hilarious stunt you plan to post on YouTube with the handheld Twin Video camera from Ion Audio. That's right, it has two lenses - one of which brings the filmmaker into the action.