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JetArt XCool NP5000 Notebook Cooler
2CoolPC Turbo
The CardCooler
Globalwin CAF-12 and CBF-32 Card Coolers
2CoolPC Plus
FC-100 and PCSC-100 Slot Coolers

CPU - Socket 478
Six Smaller P4 Coolers
Five Large P4 Coolers (most fit LGA775 & S940/939)

CPU - Socket 7, 370, A
Spire Verticool SocketA CPU Cooler
Scythe Kamakaze
CoolerMaster Aero 7+ & WhisperRock IV
6 Coolers from Sibak, Fanner and Bitspower
Thermaltake Volcano 7+
CPU Radiator Zen
ThemoSonic ThermoEngine Comparison
Monster 21-way SocketA Cooler Roundup!
3-Way SocketA Cooler Comparo
7-way Socket Cooler Comparo #2
Titan Majesty Twins (twin fan)
Thermaltake Golden Orb
Globalwin FKP-32
SuperDual Twin-Fan
Socket370 Cooler Comparison

CPU - SECC1 (P2 / Slot Athlon)
Globalwin VOS-32+
6-way SECC1 Cooler Comparo

CPU - SECC2 (P3, later P2's)
Globalwin VOS-32+
4-way SECC2 Cooler Comparo

Hard Drive
Macase MS-10 Hermannator
HD-600 and "Ultimate HDD Cooler"

5-way Chipset Cooler Shootout

Socket T / LGA775
Intel Pentium D and 830 Extreme Edition CPUs new!
ABIT Fatal1ty AA8XE i925XE new!
Intel 6xx Series and 3.73GHz Extreme Edition CPUs
Intel 925XE Chipset & 3.46GHz EE P4

Socket 940
AMD Athlon64 FX-51 CPU

Socket A
ABIT AN7 (NF2 Ultra 400)
AMD AthlonXP 3200+ CPU
ABIT's NF-7 meets Granite Bay
AMD AthlonXP 2600+ CPU
Asus A7V333 (KT333)
Soltek SL-75DRV5 (KT333)
MSI KN7420 Pro (nForce)
Abit KR7A-RAID (KT266A)
Asus A7V266 (KT266)
3-way AMD760-based roundup
Epox EP-8KTA3

Socket 478
Abit IC7-MAX3 i875P
Abit IS7 with Game Accelerator
Abit IT7 Max2 Version 2 (i845PE)
Abit IT7 Max 2 (i845E)
Abit BD7-II RAID (i845E)
Soltek SL-85DRS2 (SiS645A2)

Socket 370
ApolloPro266 - 2 DDR Motherboards
Transcend TS-ASL3 - Intel i815e

Slot A
Abit KA7
Asus K7V
Epox EP-7KXA
Asus K7M

Slot 1
MSI BXMaster
Abit VA6 - VIA Apollo Pro 133
Asus P3C2000 - Intel i820
AOpen AX6BCPro II Millennium Edition - BX
AOpen AX6BC Pro - Intel BX

VIA "Eden" EPIA-M (933 MHz C3)
VIA EPIA "Eden" 800MHz mobo/CPU

OCZ PC2-6400 Platinum EB (DDR2 800MHz) new!
DDR2 Takes Off: OCZ PC2-4200 Rev 2
A-Data DDR500 PC4000 Test, 12 Sticks
Winbond DDR400 Mega Test
KingMax PC2700 DDR333 SDRAM
Kingmax DDR-266 SDRAM
KingMax PC166 SDRAM
KingMax PC150 256MB SDRAM
KingMax PC133 v1.2 and PC150 SDRAM
Corsair PC133 CAS2 SDRAM

Nmap Examination of Various Operating Systems
Minitar 802.11g Wireless Networking Bundle
Billion BIPAC-741GE V2 ADSL Modem/Switch
X-Micro Bluetooth C2 USB Dongle
Pre-made Serial Infra-red Receiver with Remote
MobileAction MA-620 IR USB Adapter
Long-distance Wireless with Waveguide Antennae
Cantenna Construction and Mischief
Nokia 6610 Mobile Phone
Billion BIPAC-711CE ADSL Modem / Router
Nokia 5510 Mobile Phone + More

DigitalNow DNTV Live! DVB-T Card
DVIco FustionHDTV DVB-T Digital TV Tuner
Compro VideoMate Live USB2 External Tuner/Capture
Compro VideoMate TV Gold Plus
VisionPlus DVB-T Digital TV Tuner Card
Asus 880 TV Tuner and Capture Card
REALmagic Hollywood Plus DVD Decoder
REALmagic DVD Remote Control

Smartech Winner Sport 1:10 Nitro RC Buggy new!
Mini RC Submarine and Speedboat
Smartech Winner 1 Nitro Car
Micro RC Combat Force and Stunt Car
Micro RC Car Shenqiwei
Tomy Char-G Mini RC Car

Travel Easy Cable Bag Connectivity Kit
Zensonic Z400 Wireless Media Player
A.C.Ryan Backy molex/fan relocator
KEYKatcher 32K Keyboard Logger
Apple iSight
Mandrake Linux 9.1 Quick Look
Sunbeam Tech Quad LED Fan
120mm Aluminium Fan Filter
YOPER RC3 Operating System
Sunbeam Tech Cold Cathode Fan
Palomino and Thoroughbred Copper Cap
USB Safety Desktop Fan
Cornea MP704 17" LCD Screen
Dynamat Extreme Computer Kit
Sony CRX1600LEK FireWire/i.Link CDRW
Wacom Graphire2 Graphics Tablet
IceCube FireWire HDD Enclosure
Apple iPod MP3 Player
NewMotion USB HDD Enclosure
ST Fan Controller
WindowsXP - An Overclocker's Perspective
HighSpeedPC Fan Adapter
80 and 92mm Fan Adapters
Aopen CRW1232 CD Rewriter
Athlon GFD Comparison
Palm Portable Keyboard
Evergreen Spectra 400 CPU Upgrade
Senfu DIY House
Senfu Super Box
Buddy B-210 Virtual PC

XTRAC Hammer, XTRAC Ripper XL, Steelpad QcK+ and Mad Wax
Sitecom USB 2.0 VGA Adapter
A4Tech BatteryFree Mouse
Thermaltake Gamma Pad and Steelpad S&S
Connectland 2-Port PS/2 Mini KVM
NYKO AirFlo Mouse (hand-cooling)
Samsung SyncMaster 172x LCD Monitor
DIY Ultimate Mouse Pad
Quality Mat glass mousepad
Logitech diNovo Media Desktop
Icemat Mousing Surface
Logitech Mouseman Dual Optical
Cherry Cybo@rd Plus Wireless KB + Mouse
A4-Tech RP-648 Wireless Optical Mouse
MS Wireless Optical Desktop for Bluetooth
Logitech Cordless Keyboard
A4Tech Wireless Optical 3DMouse
IBM Model 10K3849 keyboard and 3 Button Optical Mouse
Everglide Optical Mouse Pads
NEC MultiSync LCD 1525v
Acer F51 15" LCD Monitor
Everglide Gaming Mat
MS Wireless Explorer Samsung Cyber Beetle
Mouse Bungee
fUnc Surface 1030
Razer Boomslang 2000
Everglide Giganta
Everglide Wrist Rest Plus
A4Tech 4D+ (WWW-11)
Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer
Everglide Large Attack Pad

Liquid Cooling
Dual 2.5GHz G5 PowerMac Liquid Cooling
Xice ExternalCool Kit
Cooler Master AquaGate Kit
Asetek Waterchill Kit
Thermaltake Aquarius II Kit
Making a Bong Cooler
HWLabs "Black Ice" Radiator
Cool-computers radiator
DangerDen a-MAZE-ing copper water block
Senfu Naked-Athlon Water-Jacket Mounts
Senfu Water-Cooling Kit
Senfu Single-Fan Radiator
Janne's water-cooled K6-2/450 at 630MHz!
Slartibartfast's homemade waterjacket
J. Collins's water-cooled system, very nice.
Dugedug's simple system - nice reservoir :)
Les's water-cooled K6-2/450 - using a holden radiator!
Scott's cool reservoir - inside a fridge!
Water-cooling Experiment #1 (C366 @ 643MHz)

Peltier Experiment #1
FreeFrag's Peltier Disaster!
PeterC's Peltier Calculations
The Peltier-Cooled PC - Power and Heat Considerations
Zack's simple idea for stopping condensation

Vapochill Facelift (fit into Lian Li)
Asetek Vapochill Mk2 PE Titanium
AMD's Thoroughbred meets Vapochill

GeForce 6600 (NV43) Preview Info
EPoX 8RGA+ Onboard Graphics Tweaking
ATI Radeon 9700 Pro
ABIT GeForce4 Ti4200 OTES
nVIDIA overclocking with CoolBits
X-Micro Impact T4600 (GeForce4 Ti4600)
Asus V8460 Ultra (GeForce4 Ti4600)
Leadtek Winfast GeForce3 TDH
Gainward GF3 "Golden Sample"
Hercules Prophet III (GeForce3) Mini-Review
Creative Labs 3DBlaster GeForce2 Ultra 64MB
Creative Labs 3D Blaster GeForce 2 GTS
Creative Labs GeForce 256 Pro
ASUS V6600 Deluxe GeForce 256
Skywell TNT2 M64

The Snarf's Shuttle Project
Antec NoiseKiller 80mm
Bitspower LED RAM Mod
Rainbow LED Fan
Connectland LED Case Feet
Super Flower Fan Master
Lian Li C-01 Faceplate Cover
VIA Eden Colecovision PC Mod
Antec Blue and Tri-Colour LED Fans
Enermax Adjustable-Speed Fan
Case-cutting on the cheap!
Installing a 120mm Blowhole
Glowire and Lazer LED's
ST Fan Controller
Cable Rounding for better airflow
PCMODS RheoBus Kit
Simple fan-duct in HX45
MacPower DigiDoc 5
PCCG Rounded Cables
Black&Decker Wizard Rotary Tool
FrontX Multimedia Ports
Case Mods at MPU
Case painting with Frank
OCAU PC Database

Speaker Cut-Off Headphone Socket Mod
LG Burner 48x-52x Flash
Home-made Cooling Duct
Key-Start Switch Mod
AMD AthlonXP Thoroughbred Unlocking
LG CDRW 32x to 40x Flash
Fan splitter (RPM/Power) cable
Radial Blower Mod
Lapping the Blue Orb
Using an automotive rheostat for fan control
slowing noisy fans
Multiplier modification for A7M266
Modify Panaflo Orb to fit Asus A7V
Convert Promise Ultra66 to FastTrack66
How to sand your CPU slug
Attach a remote activity LED to your LAN card
Convert motherboard temp monitor into CPU temp probe
How to get ANY voltage on ANY slot1 motherboard!
A fix for rebooting FIC SD-11's
Re-use your stock P3 cooler on your Voodoo3
Re-use your stock Celeron cooler on your TNT2

Imation Disk Stakka Disk Organiser
Intel's MatrixRAID Examined
Thermaltake SilverRiver 3.5" HDD Enclosure
Western Digital Raptor WD740GD 74GB
Connectland 5.25 LCD IDE Mobile Rack
HighPoint e.SATA RAID Kit v2
Western Digital Raptor in RAID 0x2 and 0x4
Western Digital Raptor 10k-RPM SATA HDD (Part 1)
PCRange 3.5" USB2.0 External HDD Case
40MB HDD Autopsy
Ur-Disk 128MB USB Storage
Single Disk and RAID 0 HDD Shootout
IBM 75GXP HDD Anatomy
Raid0 Shootout with ATA-100 and ATA-133
An Introduction to Storage Area Networks

Zensonic Z800 5.1 Home Theatre Speakers
Zensonic Z710 Wireless Headphones
Digiana AudiaX wireless audio
"Dan" MP3 Player
X-Micro Bluetooth Headset
Klipsch Promedia 2.1 Speakers
nForce SoundStorm Technology
Andrea Pro Gamer NC1212 Headset
Sennheiser HD570 Headphones
Aureal Vortex 2 SQ2500 Quad

Thirteen PSU Roundup new!
GTR 450W-LI Power Supply
Leadman Model LP-6100 400W PSU

Yeou Chih YCC-63F1 Server Case
Antec P160
Antec SLK3700-BQE
COMSCOM Think Tank
Procase 3688 Mini-ITX
Antec Super Lanboy Minitower
Lian Li PC-6077
Antec 4U22ATX 4RU Rackmount
CoolerMaster WaveMaster
Antec LANBOY Aluminium Minitower
AOpen H340A Mini-Desktop
Antec Sonata
Antec PerformancePlus 660AMG Minitower
Lian-Li Window Upgrade Kit
Macase KA-230 Champion Midtower
Macase KA-130 Champion Fulltower
SkyHawks ATX4388+C Aluminium Midtower
Lian-Li PC-10 Aluminium Midtower
Big Daddy Kahuna!
The Big Kahuna!
Macase K10 Sunrise mid-tower

BF2 Timedemo Benchmarking new!
CeBIT Sydney 2005 new!
Making the Avatar Mosaic
OCAU Server Upgrade
Time Warp Computer Pricing
CeBIT Sydney 2004
CeBIT Australia 2003 Report
Big Day In 2003 Report
WPC Expo 2002 (Tokyo Japan)
Interview with Scott Thirwell (ABIT)
DIY Subwoofer Enclosure
Slipstreaming OfficeXP SP2
3-Phase Power: Pavarotti, Choir Boys and Balloons
EPoX EP-8K3+ BIOS Comparison
Sydney Consumer Electronics Show 2002
Matrix 2 & 3 Filming On-Set Report
Quake3 "Slayer" Demo
Tip-Magnetic Driven Fan
Sydney PC Show March 2002
Quantispeed Calculator
DOSFix - Real Mode DOS support for WinME
Apple Cooling Techniques
AGDC, November 2001
DIY printer-cable LCD
Thermal Paste Comparison
Modifying VIAMACH.INF to detect all devices
Asus GF2: A Pro for the price of a GTS?
Dual Palominos on Tyan Thunder K7
Speed Cheat - Not just for H-L Anymore
Sydney PC Show March 2001
Automatic Thermal Fan-Control Circuit
SlotA Showdown! Tbird vs Classic Athlons
Further Adventures with Athlon O/C
Adventures with Apollo Pro 133(A)
Changing Windows Startup Text
Building a stable Athlon system, pt 1
Building a stable Athlon system, pt 2
Mandrake Linux 7.0
Athlon 1GHz Benchmarks

David Alvarado's Dual C366 BP6 Adventures
Kat from QLD's P2-350 @ 522MHz
OCAU Historical Tidbits
Mick's P3-500 at 669MHz
Bill's interesting 16-processor screenshot
Ogier's dual ducted BP6-based machine!
Alista's P3-450 @ 650MHz
Nick's a nutter with a 140MHz FSB P2
ZerO's Coppermine667 @ 805 - in Oct99!
Subside from NZ's simple but clever ducting idea
Teo's C366 that does 605MHz, air-cooled..
Drew's got more fans than you. Oh yes he does.

The Ultimate Athlon Board?
3DFX Voodoo5 9000 AGP


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