Itanium gets the Insane treatment
Journey to the centre of the hardware round-up
Intel's Itanium gets the treatment down under as it features on the pages of Insane Hardware. It is true its bus speed is up at an impressive sounding 400MHz, but does this always translate into performance? Check out the site to see what those crazy Aussies think.
Still down under, the insane ones have posted answers to all the questions floating around about the "partial SSE support" from the Althlon can be found here.
Anandtech investigates the IBM 75 GXP hard drive here. The reviewer wonders whether the drive has what it takes to dethrone the Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 40.
"We think these are the easiest to follow instructions anywhere" is the rather rash boast from Overclockers.com. Their step by step guide to modifying the FIC and AMD's Duron for multiplier overclocking does appear to written in language even dumb hacks can follow (almost), but don't take our word for it, and read it for yourself. Cool pictures too!
The Tech Zone reviews the Card Cooler XT, which you can own in exchange for 34 of your US dollars. Capable of moving an impressive sounding 138 cubic feet of air through your computer every minute, the only drawback seems to be that it might not fit in your case. Go here to check it out for yourself.
Planet Hardware has found a product with possibly the best name in the entire universe - The Mouse Bungee. Despite conjuring up images of thrill seeking rodents, this is actually designed to keep cables tidy while gaming. Check it out, if only for the name.
IEEE 1394 Adapter cards. Do you need to know more? Well there are a couple of products under the microscope at PC Stats. Firstly they take a look atEvergreen's offering, followed closely by an inspection of the version from Advansys. ®
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