LostCircuits turns up the heat with an AMD Athlon XP1900+ at 1715 MHz and tries out the Noise Reduction Silverado and Swiftech MCX462&MCXC 370 HSF's so head on over there to see how they handle the pressure.
Well to start the Intel i845D DDR chipset ball rolling today AnandTech have their Intel i845D DDR motherboard roundup up which looks at 12 motherboards to see just how they vary from manufacturer to manufacturer and what features are offered by different ones.
The Tech Report has a Pentium 4 DDR chipset roundup with all Intel's offerings (including the i845 SDRAM plus the i850 RDRAM) and the others from VIA and SiS so head on over to find out what the conclusion is.
The folks over at X-bit Laboratories have just posted a 7200 RPM Hard Drive Roundup. They have six contestants, so go check them out. here's a snip:
"Well, you have already seen a lot of HDD reviews on our site this year. They covered many new models and gave you a more or less clear picture of the situation in the storage market. In this roundup we looked at six most popular HDDs (with 7,200rpm rotation speed) of the passing year. Which one is the winner? Find out now!"
OC Melbourne has just posted their September edition of the Socket A HSF Roundup for your viewing pleasure. It includes seven heatsinks from five different manufacturers, so go see who's the King of the Hill.
Jsi Hardware has a Thermaltake Volcano Heatsink Roundup for your viewing pleasure. It features the Volcano 5, 6Cu, and 6Cu+. here's a snip:
"The Volcano 6 series comes in two forms the Volcano 6Cu A1139 and the Volcano 6Cu+ A1138 the difference is that the 6Cu comes with a 4550 rpm fan and the Volcano 6Cu+ comes with a 7000 rpm fan."
If you're in the market a way to keep your hard drive(s) cool, then Mikhailtech has a review just for you. Head on over and check out their Cyber Cooler HDD Cooler Roundup. They compare three HDD coolers from Cyber Cooler. here's a snip:
"The lowest temperature rise above ambient temperature was achieved by the HC-350 HDD cooler in an inverted drive orientation. I have always installed HDD with the opposite orientation figuring this would reduce the accumulation of dust settling onto the drive controller board both to keep things neater and avoid a layer of fuzzy insulation; however, with active cooling dust settling is no longer an issue here."
AnandTech have posted a i815 B-Step Tualatin Motherboard Roundup including boards from Intel, ASUS, Soyo and Tyan for the new Internet Pentium III Tualatin processor.
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Tom's Hardware have a GeForce3 Roundup just waiting for you to go and check out. Included in the roundup are cards from Asus, Elsa, Hercules, Gainward, Leadtek, MSI and Visiontek.
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