Tuesday, 5-October-2004 17:28:01 (GMT +10) - by Agg
SpaceShipOne has won the Ansari X-Prize, bringing us one step closer to commercial space travel and tourism.
TeamHardware have their thoughts on 3DMark05 posted. Due to the joys of dialup I haven't even looked at it yet.
William sent in this ghetto car-PC project.
ClubOC have an LGA775 P4 3.0GHz hitting 3.9GHz on air, unstably, but with the OEM cooler. On the other side of the fence, Xbit have a 3.6GHz A64 FX-53.
HWAnalysis take another look at LGA775 to see if the early concerns have been resolved.
HWPacers rounded up a few professional headphones and audio accessories.
AMDboard have some info on ABIT's upcoming dual Opteron board with PCI-X, the SU-2S, thanks Mad Mike.
OCNZ look at digital audio as found on many motherboards now.
From Focumba: The talented people at Rooster Teeth, in addition to the upcoming season three of Red vs Blue are now trying their hand at the new game engine of The Sims 2. The new production is called The Strangerhood and can be found at strangerhood.com.
Tweaktown ponder the state of DDR vs DDR-2 at the moment, while Penstar muse upon R480 and NV48, upcoming GPUs.
NeoWin report on two concerns, firstly a WinZip security flaw and also a possible issue with CMD and textfiles.
From Bradley: There is a new remote control software out that supports any java enabled phone including 6230ís.
This German forum has some quake IV screenshots, thanks Kerb.
Utopia Tech are hosting the latest Omega drivers here. We are Aussie so aussies should get a good d/l speed :) They are the: OMEGA 2.5.90 (ATI Catalyst 8.07 Beta).
XYZComputing compared two external hard drive enclosures.
Tech-Report examine power consumption concerns for 90nm A64's.
SilentPCReview give us a tour of their sound lab. Maybe I should do an "AggCave Tour" now I've moved back into it for summer.
Metku have a HDD led mod for brighter, smoother LED activity.
Interesting Forum Threads:
Gamers Anonymous in Games.
How do you arrange, use, organise your dualhead monitors? in Overclocking & Hardware.
Vapochill or watercooling? in Extreme Cooling.
Water-Cooling, 80w GPU Peltier (630mhz core, pencil vmod) in Extreme Cooling.
Distro wars and why they suck in Other Operating Systems.
Internet dumping (dialler hijacking) in Networking & Internet.
Fading plasma? in Audio Visual.
NSW provisional driver curfew - the facts in Motoring.
Porsche Depreciation? in Motoring.
Web Game - Topshift in Motoring.
R/C Jets in Other Toys.
Who just watched SBS world news? (Google recruitment challenge) in The Pub.
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