HWRoundup Iwill in the VD clinic

Hedgehog heatsink doesn't get run over

The Iwill VD133 motherboard uses the new VIA Apollo Pro 133 chipset, we are told. It has most of the new features of the Intel 820, but more importantly, there is a review over at the Sharkster's. So get over there. See - I didn't make any crude jokes about the letters preceding the 133. And it would have been so easy.



AMD World pits the ThermalTake SlotA Golden Orb against the Nengtyi K704 Cooler in a death match comparison. There can only be one winner - can't there? Go

here

if you wanna know who won.




Hexus has a mouse moment and gets all rodenty about Microsoft's Explorer mouse. Reviewed

here

. This is a gaming no-no, but a fine toy for webcrawlers and office-bound proles. While you are there, you can check out their idiot's guide [Written by, or for? We don't know -

Ed

] to overclocking the

Duron

.




Well, it wins prizes if the contest was for the cutest name, but does it do the job? The Kanie Hedgehog-238M copper is given a good grilling over at AMD Zone, and the net result is Chris reckons its the best socket A heatsink he's ever tested. Go

here

to find out why its so good. ®



More hardware stuff can be found in our archives - so get over there and check it out.