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Wednesday Afternoon (10 Comments) (link)
 Wednesday, 25-February-2004  15:05:00 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Insane rain here at the moment, it's been hurling it down all day - but it certainly beats the 40C days of last week.

Project Gutenberg have released a DVD containing 9500 ebooks. AusGamers have download information here. 4.1GB and available via BitTorrent.

2CPU have an interesting article about Linux Kernel 2.6 and Hyperthreading, seeing how Prescott compares to Northwood.

Sciby found an article that explains in some detail what went wrong with the Mars rover Spirit's memory.

Sniper spotted this article about getting your girl to play games.. on the PC or console.

HP have committed to using both Opteron and Itanium CPUs in their future servers.

Apparently the US Army has abandoned the Comanche helicopter project.

Microsoft continue their focus on security, moving resources away from developing the next version of Windows, in favour of releasing a security update for WinXP.

Bjorn3D compared a few different AMD Athlon 64 CPUs in some benchmarks.

IPKonfig wonder how the game industry will be affected by Hollywood taking an interest.

Bit-Tech have a short editorial about cooling vs noise.

DrDevil notes that Australia's Tax Office will allow Linux for future technology tenders.

Hydra reckons the oddly-named Mooter search engine is worth a look.

GideonTech want to show you how to make a remote control for your PC.

BBQ_69 found a Windows version of wget, the very handy command-line file-grabber.

Dan has tested a PSU tester and shared his opinion on file sharing.

LostCircuits cover RAID 0, 1 and 10, the simpler forms of RAID.

OCZ are recalling their Ultra 2 thermal paste, thanks SUROK.

AppleTalkAU have a guide to flashing a PC Radeon 7000 PCI video card so you can use it on a Mac.

AusGamers have the Colin McRae Rally 04 demo available for download.

LegitReviews spent some time overclocking the 2.8E Prescott P4.

Interesting Forum Threads:
Swap File in Windows Operating Systems.
Real Estate Photography (1MB of pics) in Photography.
CBR600 Road Bike Restoration (pics) in Motoring.
Got Fighter Jet? (pics) in The Pub.
locking the dividers on asus k8v/k8t800 might be possible in AMD Hardware.

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