HWRoundup Fine tune your i815 chipset

High res top marks for ATI Radeon 32MB SDR version

Anandtech has taken a look at the ATI Radeon 32MB SDR Version. Major conclusions? It is still not quite up there at lower resolutions, but when more performance is demanded, it comes through with flying colours. Excuse the pun, and check it out here.



Overclockers in Oz want to let the world know that they have PCR file for the i815 chipset now. "This is a first," the guys say. "It allows people to use WCPREDIT to adjust the chipset registers, fine-tuning settings for AGP timing, SDRAM timing etc." If you can understand that, you'll probably want the file. You can get it

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Kyle over at HardOCP has taken a sneaky peek at a forthcoming Pentium 4 mainboard with the i850 chipset, the Microstar 6339. So that should be worth a look, all in favour click

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Big fish with many teeth bring you a preview of the Iwill KA266-R motherboard, based on the ALiMAGiK 1 chipset, an Athlon/Duron supporting DDR chipset. Got your attention? "After skipping the entire Socket A architecture, ALi is back with an AMD chipset, and this


time, they support DDR memory," says the Sharky one himself. Point and

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Tech-Review says to keep one eye peeled for falling AMD prices: the Thunderbird 1 GHz is listed as under $400 on the weekly price guide. The Duron 800 makes its debut, and some Intel price hikes contrast dramatically by some AMD end of season sale prices. Click

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