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HWRoundup A group of readers on our Reader Forum has started a Friends of The Register SETI group. This will probably help establish whether signals emanating from pubs in Maddox Street were transmitted by intelligent life.

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A "brahministic" site has breached the NDA on dual Athlons and has published some benchmarks, here. Thanks to JC and AMD Zone for the lead.

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Tom's Hardware writes up ATI's Radeon VE, which can handle two monitors. And rumours are circulating that little-old-Intel is seriously interested in lock, stock and barrelling ATI.

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Once more, thanks to JC -- this time for pointing us to a Paul De Mone article on the Itanic platform. Headed "better late than never", it suggests Intel's early intro of McKinley is curious whereas we suspect that this is the only way Chipzilla will keep the IA-64 platform out of Davey Jones' Locker.

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These overclockers are tough old nuts, yeah? Over at Hard OCP points to another site which has taken to sawing up Slot A and Slot 1 heat sinks. Now if Kyle at HardOCP could get hold of all those Timna boards Acer put together for last year's Computex, he could really have a party, right?

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