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Monday Evening (9 Comments) (link)
 Monday, 6-February-2006  18:25:43 (GMT +10) - by Agg

A zillion people sent in this whiskey bottle PC mod project on Metku. The major problem I see is that you'd have to drink that whole bottle of whiskey first.. :)

XbitLabs wonder if we really need 2GB of memory, and compare six new coolers from Thermaltake.

Tech-Hounds have part two of their SLi Myths article posted. However, performance is not the only feature of SLI. In addition to multi rendering, SLI can be used in SLI antialiasing mode.

Worried about parrots eating your car? Hire some karate experts to help fend them off. The mind boggles.

Or, if you're stuck in the snow, perhaps a giant robot is more what you need.

Google are apparently grumpy at BMW and have removed their entries in the search index (still seems to work here? Ahh, seems to only affect their German site.). However they seem to like Volkswagen, teaming up with them and NVIDIA to make an in-car navigation system.

From Wizzard67: The Register reports AMD's new socket M2 being spotted on a pre-production MSI K9N Platinum motherboard by Dutch site Tweakers.net.

BleedinEdge cover building a test bench, while IceTeks reckon a backup server is vital.

The rear-vision helmet we first saw a few years ago may be available soon.. which may be of interest to members of our Motorcycle Club.

From Chooky05: Hi I just found a site that could be interesting to overclockers called Flash Earth. On the site it says "Flash Earth uses satellite and aerial imagery from Google Maps and MSN Virtual Earth without permission." You can choose what you want to use.

RnR notes that our 10th planet has been confirmed.. maybe. "Since UB313 is decidedly larger than Pluto, it is now increasingly hard to justify calling Pluto a planet if UB313 is not also given this status," says Bertoldi.

Some interesting new Wiki pages: Build A PC, a Mobile Phone Super Wiki and Programs and Links for Overclockers.

Sciby spotted the McDonalds Video Game, a fairly cynical simulation of running a McBusiness. Enjoy the game before it gets sued off the net. :)



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