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Monday Afternoon (0 Comments) (link)
 Monday, 7-October-2002  16:48:43 (GMT +10) - by Agg

A few things of interest on Wired: Has Google lowered its standards, LSU built a cheap supercomputer and apparently the internet was broken on Thursday.

JimX sent in this time-sucking word puzzle game.

From Yippee-Ki-Yay, regarding A7V333 BIOS 1013: Don't know when this came up, but check out the Asus website. The specific comment is:- "Support 166MHz Front Side Bus CPU".

In case your R9700 doesn't run hot enough already, ExtremeOC will show you how to voltage mod it.

"Tux vs Clippy" is a game for linux on xbox, thanks Yaleman.

Tech-Report have an article comparing a range of P4 chipsets, most notably Intel's new 845PE and 845GE which were announced today.

HotHardware checked out the new P4 chipsets also.

Gideon-Tech show you how to convert a cheap digital thermometer into a thermal probe.

From leperMessiah, a TheReg article about Sun, which notes: he did dwell on the price of StarOffice at $55.95 and claimed Sun partner Telstra was moving to the suite and ditching Microsoft Office for most of its staff.

Aek says a spam-free version of ICQ called ICQ Lite is now available.. we mentioned it earlier when it was in Beta but now it's apparently the real thing.

SystemCooling watercooled a Lian-Li PC70 fulltower.. pretty basic stuff but a nice project.

Dan's found some more flashy things to play with while pretending it's work.

Digit-Life have a roundup of Radeon video cards from Sapphire.. in all the usual flavours.

ClubOC have been going crazy with the reviews: DTS440 Universal SocketA Shim, KingWin KT-436WM-2 case, Volcano 9 CoolMod cooler and Thermalright SK-7 cooler.

HWZ have gone crazy too, posting reviews of: FIC VC19 i845E P4 DDR motherboard, EPoX 4G4A+ i845G P4 DDR motherboard and Everglide's Giganta & Attack Pad mouse surfaces.

EnvyNews have an editorial about being a cheater in games.

Skit noticed something interesting.. exchanging emails via handshake.. as in real-life shaking of hands, not modem initialization. :)

"Live for Speed" is a free demo driving game, thanks Torana.

Interesting Forum Threads:
BF1942 v1.2 Patch + Goodies in Games.
A few reasons for incorrect display of CPU temp in OC & HW.
What's the scariest thing that's happened to your PC? in OC & HW.
Handy Diagnostic Tools in Troubleshooting Help.
Wireless FAQ in Networking and Internet.
Programming Links and Resources in Graphics and Programming.

Compex NP16 wireless bundle on SubZeroTech.
Lian-Li PC6083 case on JSIHardware.
Thermaltake Silent PurePower 360W PSU on OCWarehouse.
CrazyPC Red Rectangle Window kit on MikhailTech.
D-Link AirPlus Wireless Networking bits on DigitalDomination.
Gigabyte GA-7VAXP KT400-based socketA DDR motherboard on AusPCWorld.

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