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Anand is clearly in a retrospective mood, and takes us on a walk through the year that wasn't the start of a new millennium, but did start with a two. But enough of that, and onto the chipsets and CPUs. this is only part one, so expect the lowdown on the rest of the hardware favourites in the next few days.



Overclockers Australia have been very impressed by a new CD Writer they investigated. Although the Aopen CRW1232 CD Rewriter doesn't claim to be burnproof, the guys say they couldn't make a coaster, no matter how hard they tried until the defrag. Check it out

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The good doctor Tom's site makes its way into the new year with a look at a couple of hard drives, one from Western Digital and the other from Fujitsu. Each has 40GB total capacity and run at 7200 and 5400 respectively. If you are in the market, neither disk performed badly so to distinguish between the two, you'll need the subtleties. Go

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OCWorkbench has news about the VIA KM133A mainboard from Soltek. Now officially supporting the 133MHz FSB. Click

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here for the rest of that little nibbit.




In the spirit of the New Year and a bunch of resolutions you know you'll never keep, Sharky has taken a peek at the digitised diary that could help you organise your life. More specifically, it has posted a review of Handspring's Visor Deluxe, a small, hand-held PDA running the Palm OS. Check that one out

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A happy New Year to you all, and we hope your hangover fades as fast as ours. If not, and you need more comforting silicon news and reviews, check out the archives.

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