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How to overclock the Asus A7V for $3

Dr Tom and Frank Volkel show the way

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It is a bit thin on the ground in hardware land today. We think everyone has gone on holiday.

Frank Volkel gets his soldering iron out and shows how to modify an Asus A7V if you don't have the dipswitches on it over at Tom's Hardware. He says the CPU can be overclocked for around $3. Go here if you want to know how.



Since it will never be a performance CPU, Johan at Aces Hardware wonders whether the Cyrix III would make a good basis for a budget system. Read his

review

here.




More silly stuff from Chick's Hardware with the arrival of new case modifications. Go

here

and

here

for the pics. Lots of fans

and

water cooling....




BXBoards has

reviewed

Shuttle's new 10x DVD drive. While it has a couple of quirks, the general outlook is good. Overall, BX says that it makes DVD on a PC a pleasure. High praise indeed.




Oh, and we would like to add our voices to the gaggle of congratulatory messages to Kyle and family. Click

here

for a peek at this very small addition to the HardOCP family. Nice one. ®



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