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Early Friday Morning (8 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 4-July-2003  03:15:34 (GMT +10) - by Mred32

Something for the extreme coolers out there, Extreme Overclocking take a Pentium 2.4C a prometeia and some dry ice! Sounds fun.

Hexus have some pictures of Intel's new Tejas socket layout, 775 push-pin style contacts as part of their upcoming Grantsdale chipset.

Great, just what we need. A competition for crackers from around the world who will try to crack 6000 websites in 6 hours on Sunday. More here. Perhaps we should run a competition to see how many cliffs we can jump off before getting killed. It would require about the same level of intelligence. The script kiddies are coming! Thanks RNR.

If you're after some raw numbers for Opteron benchmarks, here is some data for you to ponder. Thanks GBLS.

There is a Pentium 4 800MHz FSB CPU Round-up at OCAddiction.

A big piracy bust in Spain, materials seized include 950 CD burners. They can send a couple my way if they like. From Dkermode.

A few pieces from news hound Iroquois, ExtremeTech have a motherboard audio shootout. nForce 3 chipset is now in volume production. A solution to stop planes flying into restricted airspace on New Scientist, and if you're sick of those telemarketing calls, don't get mad, Get Even!

Ben Wu noticed this nice storage array, hmm 240Tb, thats a lot of room for pr0n. Its in PDF format so you'll need the Adobe Reader.

Games Fusion have a heap of info about Half-Life 2 and Counter Strike: Condition Zero including videos and pictures as well as links to other sites with more info.

Nullsoft have finally decided that Winamp3 is not all it was cracked up to be. They are officially going back to Winamp 2. Thanks maddhatter.

YYK found this article about a security bug in the popular freeware firewall ZoneAlarm.

From Schrambo, a new security certification that is aimed at anyone who uses a computer in the workplace.

GideonTech have a new guide up on how to make use of old 7-Segment displays, they even have some custom software you can use to operate your mod using your parallel port. Article here.

This story brought all sorts of silly images into my head, Glow-in-the-dark camels for desert. Thanks for the laugh Kerridwyn.

Steven found this funny piece, "Go to Google and then type "weapons of mass destruction". Don't press Search!! click the "I'm feeling lucky" button then read the error message very carefully". hehe.

Somebloke sent in the timewaster link for today. A Terminator3 photo renderer thingy...Upload a photo and play with it a bit.



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