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Two things on at the good Doctor's. A round up of gargantuan proportions from Lord Kryo, who puts 17, count 'em, 17 coolers under the metaphorical microscope. The message is that perfection is impossible to attain, and there isn't one cooler to do the job. As always it depends on what you want from it. The review starts here but if you just want the recommendations, go here.

And for those who didn't catch this last week, the final instalment in the P4 saga is still up on the front. Check that one out here, but I don't think it would be giving anything away if I said the end result is hovering on a fence somewhat.



AthlonMB is practically overflowing with positive things to say about the Atto UL3D


Dual Channel SCSI RAID Controller. I quote: "If you want the highest and most reliable hard drive configuration, this is the one to get! Even Adaptec can't compete with it." Click through

and read it here

.




For the gamer's gamer, the Australians have come up with the ultimate peripheral: The Claw. This is probably described as being ergonomically designed somewhere in its packaging, cos it fits a hand very snugly. Case Junkiez took

a peek

and gave it a general thumbs up, unless you have small hands.




Planet Hardware gets into the overclocking spirit with a look at the Athlon bundle that Overclockers UK put together. Its got a 1.15GHz+ Athlon, Asus A7V, and a "cute little hedgehog heatsink". And all for a measly £350.(That's $505 for the US based.) Check it out

here

.




And from the serious to the seriously frivolous, we have the 61st edition of ZZZ out for your entertainment. Click

here

for the kind of innovations that you just

know

will never make it onto the high street. ®



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