MadShrimps took an A64 FX-55 and made it seriously cool with some liquid nitrogen. About a year ago I discovered DSI fluids and a product called Opticool. It's a di-electric oil that is pourable to about -90°C.
Here's an old school PCDB entry, sporting twin Socket8 CPUs. Not Pentium Pros, though, they're P2 Overdrive chips, Intel's attempt to stop people who invested in Socket8 from rioting at only getting one generation of CPUs for their boards. :) Interesting pics, anyway.
Why does Windows still suck? Inquiring minds want to know.
AnandTech cover audio solutions, including onboard, consumer and pro solutions.
TechPowerUp follow up on their previous "missing pipelines" article by explaining MSI will replace or refund the cards in question. According to MSI, 350 defective cards were sold. Those cards do have NVIDIA's NV45 chip, MSI says the real cause of the "still unknown chip problem" remains to be found.
HotHardware have a roundup of dual layer DVD burners.
PCStats list a few popular ways to kill your PC accidently.
Digit-Life have a hefty article titled "How to Choose a Motherboard and Not Be Sorry Afterwards".
From Skit: The Voting thread for the January instalment of OCAU's Iron Photographer is up, here. Head over and make your vote for your favourite shot. Also, the Feb comp is under way, details can be found here.
Warhamster sent in today's timewaster, that lets you pretend you're outside in the Australian summer, swatting flies.
Lastly, here's two pictures that a few people have sent in recently. They concern a little furry critter's unfortunate demise inside a laser printer. Gotta feel sorry for the little feller, but the pics are unfortunately kinda amusing too. I won't put thumbnails up because I know some people get upset by this kind of thing. So, if you're going to be upset, don't click here or here. :)
Interesting Forum Threads:
Geographically clustering print servers in Networking & Internet.
Nil's Updated Pioneer Firmware (107 v1.21 / 108 v1.18) in Storage, Backup and Memory, thanks Dr. K.
Any breakdancers in the house? in Sport, Fitness & Health.
OCAU PC Game of the Year in Games.
Mini Review - Shuttle SB86i in Portable and SFF Computing.
My first watercooled rig in Extreme Cooling.
A truly custom casemod worklog in Modding & Electronics.
F1 Rules for 2008 in Motoring.
Fan Comparison in Extreme Cooling.
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