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Saturday Morning Bits (0 Comments) (link)
 Saturday, 19-October-2002  11:26:22 (GMT +10) - by Torment

THG have a look at the first hammer board to hit their site with the VIA K8T400M chipset. Although not having a CPU as yet you can still see what the Motherboard has in store. There has been talk that motherboard manufacturers have "samples" with clock speeds of 1.6 GHz, labeled unofficially as "XP 3200+." More can be found over @ the THG article.

THG also has a comparison of 9 Motherboards with the KT400 chipset. It's dated the 7th of October (2002) and could have been mentioned already but it's worth a look just for comparison sake. Full comparison article over @ Tomshardware.com.

The TechZone have a look at what Intelís flagship processor the Pentium 4 2.8Ghz can be clock to, with the help of a Koolance PC2-C (Liquid Cooling Kit) an Abit IT7 Max Mobo and other little bits a pieces. Full Overclocking article over @ thetechzone.com

ExtremeTech have an article on Day 2 of the Microprocessor Forum dubbed "Extreme" Processors. Such processors it was said are targeted at specialized, performance-sensitive tasks, and they are used mostly in embedded applications. More info on the day and the "Extreme" Processor article can be found over @ ExtremeTech.com

The Inquirer is reporting that the NV30 (Geforce 5 ?) will be using DDR II memory and that the fastest card will be running at 1Ghz (1000Mhz). Although only using an interface of 128Bits (Half that of the Radeon 9700 PRO). Also mentioned in the report is that a they will be in time for Christmas but in small quantities. Full report over @ theinquirer.net



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