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 Tuesday, 22-October-2002  23:21:56 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Right! Back from my pilgrimage to Philip Island for the GP. 6 days on the bike, 300-700km/day. Not a bad trip. :) Thanks to Torment for keeping the news going in my absence.. expect some catchup over the next little while.

Some nicely finished PC's from oraldlight and t00l.. I like the cold-air duct on that last one.

Everybody seems to be talking about a new AMD-powered Cray supercomputer. It's only in the planning stage, but will reportedly feature 16,000 Opteron CPU's and be used for such useful things as nuclear simulations. Info on TheReg thanks Freaek, FiringSquad thanks Sniper and ZDNet thanks dred. The official word is on AMD.com and Cray.com, thanks DrDevil and Sandia.gov (the people buying it) thanks Bern. There's some discussion and more links here in our forums.

Osiris11 noticed that Microsoft may reconsider selling the Xbox in Australia, or pursue a change to the law regarding mod chips. More info here and here on CDFreaks, thanks Marcus.

Rage spotted some Radeon 9500 rumours on xbit.

We're all going to die again, or something (yawn).. thanks Dopefish. :)

Interesting thing here about overclocked wireless cards.. the comments suggest it might not be such a good idea though, thanks V8R.

Virtual-Hideout have an article about making a fanbus and power extender.

Digit-Life have a roundup of i845E-based P4 DDR motherboards.

Yaleman noticed that TomsHardware have compared a few PSU's.

Reviews:
Sound-activated CCFL case lighting on BurnOutPC.
Plextor 48x24x48A CDRW on AseLabs.
3 Akasa coolers on SystemCooling.
Abit KD7-RAID KT400-based socketA DDR motherboard on LiquidNinjas.
PCToys 520W Power Maxx PSU on ClubOC.
NexLand ISB Soho netsharer on TheHardWire.
Thermaltake 360W PurePower PSU on 3DVelocity.
MSI 648 Max SiS648-based P4 DDR motherboard on Hexus.
Lite-On LTR-48246S 48x24x48 CDRW drive on 3DXtreme.
Prometia Vapor Phase Change Cooling Case on XtremeSystems, thanks CodeRed.
AMD AthlonXP 2200+ socketA CPU on MikhailTech.



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