Dr Tom's GeForce2 MX gang bang

Five cards in hot sweaty action

HWRoundup Transcend's TS-ALR4 DDR mainboard gets a thorough inspection by the team at BXBoards. The guys reckon that the extra couple of weeks Transcend spent working on the board, based on the AliMagik 1 Chipset, paid dividends in terms of performance. They reckon it has a bit more whizz to it that Iwill's KA266-R. Read the rest of it here.



Rolotech has a new review on site, looking at

DFI's CA64-EC mobo

. Roland let us know what he thought, mainly that it is a decnet solid board, with on-board ATA100 support and an AGP pro slot. He also let us know it is raining in Toronto. Well, Roland, break out the umbrellas, it is the only solution.




More mobo stuff over at GamePC. They've taken the lid off the Asus CUV4X-D motherboard, and taken a poke around inside, metaphorically speaking. Based on the VIA Apollo Pro 133A, this board does fare badly, but they wonder whether it may be a little late to start looking at the server market with the 133A. Click

here

to get the full story.




Leaving the motherboards behind for a while, we move to

this

preview of ATI Mobility Radeon over at Anandtech. How does this fare as an answer to the GeForce2 Go from Nvidia? Well, if you want to know the answer to that, you'll click on the link above.




The good doctor and his friend Patrick do the world a favour by gathering five Nvidia GeForce2 MX cards all in one place and pitting them against each other. Entries from Asus, Cardex, Leadtek, Suma and StarMAXX, so it should be a good battle. Check out the aftermath

here

. ®



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