Dr Tom fiddles with Intel 815 mobo quintet

And other Hardware scoops

Doctor Tom has been busy, investigating five mobos based on the Intel 815 chipset. The successors to the 440BX, are the Solano and Solano 2 worthy of the task? Go have a look!

More "scoopage" from the loonies down under. The guys at Insane Hardware have got hold of Abit's KT7 Mainboard, for AMD Socket A CPUs. Overclocking without the "frilly bits"? Check it out for yourselves.

At Ace's Hardware, Johan reports on the ASUS A7V board. He has posted the company's own benchmarks, so it is a preview rather than a review. Having said that, he is very enthusiastic about the features, particularly with respect to overclocking. Point and click here for more.

Sharky has a fairly dispassionate look at the Jornada 820, a handheld machine from HP. Although with 16MB of RAM and a rather cute 190MHz CPU it would be able to handle the basics; solitaire, word processing etceteras, ultimately it is remarkable for its size. Go here to get all the rest of the details.

And to finish off today's outing, those thoughtful people at Tweaktown have sent news that there is a problem with the FIC AZ11 Motherboard. It would appear that the BIOS is NOT Compatible with the AMD Thunderbird 750/800 CPUs. They says: "We have been advised by FIC that a bios fix will be available for download soon..."

Have a good weekend.®