HWRoundup Overclocking frenzy – some work, some don't

The Asus A7Pro gets drooled over

Overclocking action over at HardOCP today, as the one-gig versions of the Athlon and the PIII get water cooled and investigated more thouroughly that Richard Nixon. Click here to find out why your money is better spent on the slower versions.



Not all overclocking attempts end in glory. Some, in fact, end in hideous disaster and we like these almost as much. The victim in PC Scoop's attempt was a 600MHz Duron, so fortunately the

tragedy

was not huge in financial terms.




How much fun can a person have with a plasma globe, a neon light and a PC? Well, this experiment, as undertaken by Dan's Data, shows just how silly things can get when no one has their Captain Sensible hat on. Click

here

to become enlightened.




BXBoards have come up with a

review

of the Asus A7Pro overclockers board. And they're claiming a world first. This one is aiming for the UK market, and gets a bit of a thumbs up (understatement) from the BX-ers. ®



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