Feeds

ATi Radeon and Iwill KA266 tie the knot

Fancy flying a space ship?

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

HWRoundup Sometimes it seems like two pieces of hardware are just not meant to be together, like the ATi Radeon and the KA266 from Iwill. But, where most would have given up and taken them to the silicon equivalent of the divorce court, Lost Circuits persevered. After some brainstorming [That always sounds so painful -Ed] they bring you this report on how even the most troublesome relationships can be improved.



Iwill's KT133A chipset motherboard has gone down a treat at Amdmb.com. The boys over there have posted

this

review of the board. Despite their initial reservations, in the end they concluded that it scrubbed up good, as they say.




We hadn't heard from Frostytech for a while, but then they let us know that they've had a look at the FCE-62540D heatsink from Vantec. Can it go the distance against competition from the likes of the SuperOrb from Thermaltake? Nothing bad in the first impressions, so check out the rest of the review

here


3DNow discover that the colour of a cooler can make a difference to its performance. In this case, they've looked at the Thermosonic Thermoengine V60-4210 socket A heatsink, where the black cooler ran a degree colder that the gold or silver versions. Now, I'm sure I read an explanation of this in a text book once, same reason Bedouins wear black robes in the desert or something like that, but I could be wrong. Check out the review anyway, by clicking

here


OK, so it isn't hardware, but how cool is

this

? Spaceship flying lessons online, from NASA? Don't mind if I do. ®



Now, before you go off on your weekend adventures, stock up on hardware reviews and other cool bits and pieces in the Register Hardware Archives. You know it makes sense.

Whitepapers

Designing a defence for mobile apps
In this whitepaper learn the various considerations for defending mobile applications; from the mobile application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies needed to properly assess mobile applications risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.