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HWRoundup The battle for the GHz crown is officially on

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The prospect of battle between the one-gig giants has been in the wind for a while, and now people are getting hold of these titans, the comparisons have begun in earnest. Witness, for example, the clash over at Chicks' Hardware between the TBird and the PIII Coppermine. Which is your money on? Click here to check the odds.



Hexus (freshly dot netted) has

reviewed

the FOP 38 heatsink. But be warned, following what this lot do (to the letter or even approximately) will almost certainly invalidate your warranty. Nutters.




The MSI K7T Master. Just has a nice ring to it really, doesn't it? The board gets the full treatment at SocketA.com today. The one Chris reviewed had


onboard SCSI and Firewire. ATA 100, RAID, and LAN are options. For a bit more detail, we suggest you

click

on that link.




I must say that hearing the phrase "Duron vs. Celeron" almost makes me feel nostalgic by now - things move so quickly in this industry. But AthlonOC has a bit of a retro moment and puts the two up against each other just one more time. Click

here

for more details.




Turtle Beach has decided to join the fun with the release of their Santa Cruz sound card. Sharky says it has a feature set a mile long, and who are we to argue. Check out the

site

for the whole picture.




The "And finally..." section makes a comeback with the announcement of ten, count them, ten new case mods over at Tweaktown. We love this sort of stuff 'cos it makes us feel sane. You know what to do: click

here

. ®



If you got here by mistake, and were looking for gardening tools or something, you've probably had enough of semiconducting stuff. But if you actually got here intentionally, maybe you'd want to check out the archives.

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