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Monday Morning (9 Comments) (link)
 Monday, 10-November-2003  00:49:59 (GMT +10) - by Agg

ATI have released Catalyst 3.9 drivers for their video cards. TweakTown have a guide to installing them, while AllHardwareZone have a comparison with the 3.8 drivers.

Microsoft's next-generation Xbox (due 2005-2006) is slowly taking shape, with IBM for CPUs and SIS for chipsets.

Interesting page here which helps you visualise very large numbers by using pennies.

TweakTown have an article about ATI's Radeon 9800 XT and how it performs in a few modern games. Meanwhile, FiringSquad have a 2D display quality comparison between ATI and NVIDIA cards. Using a digital SLR with a 100mm macro lens, we are able to document the performance improvement that arises from plugging a monitor into a standard surge protector versus a Monster Power line conditioner.

ValleyForums have a laptop painting guide. Hmm, can't see myself doing that to my VAIO anytime soon.

Murray spotted this digital beauty contest. Designers will program their contestants to parade along a virtual catwalk, and there will be a virtual presenter and virtual guests who will help create the atmosphere of a beauty contest.

If you're confused about Serial ATA, ARP hope to straighten things out for you. If DVD Media has you scratching your head, try the guide on DesignTechnica.

I'm pretty sure we linked to this when it was first published, but it's an interesting (and lengthy) read about Melbourne's first hackers, thanks Squidgy_Poodle.

Tweakup have a nice little project to watercool an ABIT mini-PC. The article is in Danish, but you can work it out from the pictures.

Soon you could be sticking your finger in your ear and shouting at your watch when you use the phone. Or maybe you do already, but now it'll actually be useful.. thanks Zzapped.

Sniper noticed this tiny motorcycle, the smallest on record.

If you find yourself needing to run more than one version of IE on a PC at the same time, Chris sent in this page which may help.

Ambush sends word of new SB Audigy drivers for Win2k/XP.

There's a LAN in Liverpool, Sydney, on the 24th Jan, details here. There's also one in Brissie on the 13th of December, info here.

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