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Friday Morning (7 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 18-August-2006  02:26:59 (GMT +10) - by Agg

MadShimps compare a couple of high-end DDR kits from A-Data and Team Group. DDR is on its last legs with both AMD and Intel now supporting the newer DDR2 modules for their latest platforms.

LegitReviews play around with undervolting an A64 X2 4200+ AM2 CPU. Our testing showed that we were able to shave off 28W at full load, so by undervolting we can expect to save up to $34 a year by reducing the utility bill.

Dailytech have info on a 24-port SATA RAID controller. Memory can be upgraded to 2GB with another DDR2 memory module.

Anandtech checked out a trio of Thermaltake tower cases. Taking all these factors into mind, Thermaltake has been busy revamping some of their older products, as well as refining the aspects that have made previous cases of theirs so popular.

Here's some PhysX demos from Voltus: Check out the first Video of the game Cellfactor revolutions. I wonder if you can Play this Without a Physix card? Damn what an awesome looking game.

TrustedReviews have a digicam tutorial covering aperture and depth of field. Remember to drop into our Photography Forum if you're a shutterbug or would like to become one.

From "Moo drools": Interesting read about microsoft's mistakes they made with the Xbox's security system. This article is about how easy it is to make terrible mistakes and how easily people seem to overestimate their skills.

This is one of those things that sets off my "hoax radar".. but newcomic has spotted a game console that runs off body energy. Surely a hoax.. but apparently you can win a trip to the 2007 CES in Las Vegas to see for yourself. :)

Thetron sends word of a British pensioner becoming a surprise YouTube star. His first video is here and his profile is here. Peter, who talks about his life, the horrors of war and police harassment, has received wide praise for his videos and for proving technology is not just for the younger generation.

PodgeSSS sent in these 10 Google Games to help your Friday fly by. Warning: Google Games mentioned here may be highly addictive.



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