PIII 1.13GHz and T'bird in benchmark blow out

Find out who wears the crown

The Pentium III 1.13GHz monster comes under scrutiny at Planet Hardware today. The guys run it head to head with the one gig Athlon T'Bird, just for fun, on what they call "mainstream benchmarks". Go forth and seek knowledge - or at least more info.



Iwill has announced a claimed first ever DDR motherboard based on the ALI MAGiK 1 Chipset. Insane Hardware has posted the press release, along with a couple of fine snaps for your viewing pleasure. Point and

click

you know the drill.




Abit's KA7 and the KA7 100 get the once (or possibly twice) over at

Tech-Report

. The KA7 is billed as a serious tweakers package. The site says: "One gets the impression that if there were an oil or lotion that could somehow help ease overclocking, Abit would have included little pouches of the stuff in the motherboard box." High praise indeed.




More reviews:

this one

of the KX133-based 7KXA with the KT133-based 8KTA comes from SlotA. This is the first socket A board from Epox that SlotA has reviewed, and seemed to have trouble with stability, although it handled Quake nicely.




Finally today, we bring you a little stimulation for the senses. Firstly there are pictures of the Asus A7V multiplier available

here

. Secondly a review of the AOpen AW744 Pro sound card has gone up at Techgear.net. Go

here

for more on this. ®



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