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Monday Midday (0 Comments) (link)
 Monday, 21-March-2005  11:51:34 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Congrats to Maddy and South, both OCAU Motorcycle Club members, who are soon to be married. Club organiser Darkness tells me they met at the first OCAU.MC event and it all went from there. Awww.. good luck, guys! OCAU.MC members can view the thread here.

Some people who make a sticker which can allegedly "increase battery performance by 30%" recently sent their product to Bit-Tech for a review. They also made the mistake of sending one to Dan Rutter, who tied it to a tree and shot it, figuratively speaking, as you'd expect.

Hexus have some P4 SLi benchmarks, which are surprisingly unimpressive for the moment.

There's a WinXP performance optimisation guide on FiringSquad.

MadShrimps overclocked their DFI LP NF4 UT SLI-DR, which is an A64 S939 motherboard and also gets you two triple word scores in Scrabble.

ARP have updated their mobile GPU comparison guide, which now covers 40 different mobile graphics configurations. They also catalogue 210 desktop options too.

TechReport have a story about the distribution costs of Radeon X800 and X800 XL video cards. We have recently learned that the cost to resellers of Radeon X800 and X800 XL cards via distribution is higher than ATI's suggested retail price.

If your WaterChill radiator has a leak, Raptor-Mods suggest how to fix it.

TechTastic have a list of portable applications you can carry around and use on your USB thumb drive. Well imagine if you will that you could use your applications such as your browser on any computer and still have access to your favorites/bookmarks, or your email in the case of Thunderbird.

Matt D rebuts our earlier report about "Firefox heading towards trouble" by providing this blog. We believe Firefox has a bright future, and we are all working hard towards our short and long term goals.

Some people are organising an attempt to break our current "Users Online" record in the forums. Currently it's 808 people at once, but 930pm EST this Wednesday, they want to push it past 1000. More info here. I pity our poor servers. :)

Interesting Forum Threads:
Think you've got good hearing? Take the test in PC Audio.
DFI LanParty UT Ultra-D/SLI-D/DR Results and Discussion in AMD Hardware.
x850xtpe vs 6800 ultra in Video Cards.
Billion 741GE easter eggs :) in Networking and Internet.
What sport makes you the fittest? in Sport, Fitness & Health.
Clipsal 500 Pics in Motoring.
The F1 Malaysian GP in Motoring.



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