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Bit of a mixed bag out there today. in Hardware Land. Lots of little titbits to check out, and a beginner's guide to Benchmarking.

Sharky takes a look at the new i815E chipset from Intel. While generally scoring well, the performance suffers terribly with onboard video in particular in content creation. Sharky advises people to take the optional accelerated graphics port slot. Overall, the verdict is that this could be a viable alternative to the 440BX chipset.

Meanwhile GamePC has posted a breakdown of the good the bad and the ugly about the ASUS CUV4X VIA PZ-133 motherboard here. No major problems reported, and the guys anticipate a long lifetime. But don't put it in a small case - you'll lose all your expansion slots!

AMD Zone points the way to a review of the Asus K7V atVTR Hardware. You may benefit from a translator.

David Woods at NV News reckons that heatsinks on memory chips might be a waste of time. Hisinvestigation into the hotspots on the board concludes that although CPUs can almost double in temperature when they're working really hard the GPU only varies in temperature by a few degrees centigrade. The site also starts its guide to benchmarking today. ®

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