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HWRoundup Sharky has posted a roundup of the SDRAM memory on the market - a guide to performance that should help you navigate through the infamous memory bottleneck. Not meant to be overly technical, this guide is something like an "All you ever wanted to know about SDRAM but were afraid to ask."



For those of you daydreaming about upgrading old Super7 machines, Anandtech gets its "how to" hat on with

this

guide to the K6-2+ and K6-3+ processors from AMD. Basically, what they are saying is that you don't have to replace your whole system to get a bit more whizz out of it.




Hexus kicks off with a review of the Hercules GeForce 2MX card. Loads of pics, specs and testing, so check this one out

here

.




Meanwhile, 3D Rage chills out with a collection of six socket A coolers. With the list of combatants including offerings from Coolermaster, Alpha, 3DFX Cool and OverclockWarehouse, it was always going to be interesting. No one cooler made it past the finishing line first, and the conclusion is fairly detailed, so check it out

here

.




Finally, we read about a groovy little gadget the other day. It is a mouse designed for blind computer users. Scroll the mouse over text and the set of pins in the mouse button forms letters in Braille, among other nifty features. We haven't seen a review yet, but there is a news piece about it

here

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