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 Friday, 24-February-2006  21:38:21 (GMT +10) - by Amran

Pete from DriverHeaven has posted an editorial on ATI driver support on Linux platforms. They also have a new version of DriverCleaner which you may find useful, thanks Allan.

Designtechnica have reviewed the best Web 2.0 Sites of 2006. No matter the task, video, audio, or photos, we have a site that works great for what you want to do and uses all the great features of Web 2.0 technology.

Jason from Bigbruin has taken a peek at Google Desktop 3, and discusses the need for convenience without loss of privacy.

Techreport take a look at AMD's Opteron 165 and 180 dual core processors. Two cores, one socket, 939 pins. Well thats a good start!

Part 2 of the System Building Guide has been posted at the OverClock Intelligence Agency. This one focuses on a Mainstream system, the previous Budget system guide can be found here. 2 Gb RAM is mainstream?

While we are talking guides, here's a nice simple Beginner's Guide to Air Cooling on Bona Fide Reviews.

IceTek want to talk about mouses, hence The Hitch Hikers guide to "the mouse". Mice or mouses? Mousi?

Want to play FEAR on a sub-$150 video card? Legion Hardware have compared a NVIDIA GeForce 7300GS with an ATi Radeon X1300 Pro. The latest games such as F.E.A.R are still playable when using one of these graphics cards, though the quality settings must be kept to a minimum. Older gaming titles such as UT2004 and even Far Cry run superbly on both these graphics cards.

Interesting concept for making WiFi available to all for free. FON is a Global Community of people who share WiFi. Share your WiFi broadband access at home/work and enjoy FREE WiFi Access all over the world! Thanks Wes.

As the summer hopefully starts to taper off, Madshrimps review 21 popular heatsinks. Heat pipes, Fan-less, Copper and Aluminum, close to 12kg of heatsink put through extensive testing and compared to the new AMD stock cooling.

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