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HWRoundup Dr Tom tests NVidia's detonator drives for Linux

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Dr Tom's duly notes the existence of NVidia's new detonator drivers for Linux. Of course it does more than just that - and the drivers are throughroughly road tested, as you would expect. Click here for the whole story, and no jokes about Penguins. Thankyou.



TechReview gets all in a flutter about the new range of "value" drives from Maxtor. Billed as being some of the quietest drives around by virtue of the Silent Store option, and boasting up to 40GB of storage space, can they possibly live up to expectations? Click

through

if you want to know what TechReview thought.




There seems to be a bit of a storage frenzy going on today. Game PC has put together a shootout between Ultra160 SCSI RAID and Ultra ATA/100 RAID, and it is benchmarking ago-go. Testing was carried out using drives from Quantum and IBM, so if you still fancy a bit of hard driving after the stuff at TechReview, you'll want to follow

this link

to the site.




Moving swiftly on, head still spinning at 5,400 rpm from the last one, we find ourselves a bit of mainboard action over at SharkyExtreme. The board in question is the MSI Intel 815E Pro (MS-6337) and if you want to see how it fared,

you know what to do

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