Shortbread


— 8:11 PM on October 17, 2000

Tuesday

NeWs dAwG sends in this link from The Register reporting that Athlon 1.33 GHz processors are allegedly on sale in Sweden. Not sure about this one but I first heard about this rumor on AMDZone. Regardless, the day belongs to AMD.

General news and tips & tweaks

  • Q3 earnings report (various)
  • Saw this over at Ace's Hardware: Simultaneous Multithreading Project
  • Real World Tech considers IBM's big blue shadow: 64-bit MPU
  • OCworkbench reviews TRGpro PDA
  • Adrian's Rojak Pot has a Win2K tip (scroll down)
  • Working fix for random freezes in Win2K and Asus A7V (from Athlonmb forums)
  • SystemLogic explains the fundamentals of cache
  • NFS Xtreme shows how to tweak the Windows logo
  • Game Basement's UT texture compression part II
Multimedia and networking

  • Linuxworld's installing a firewall, part 2
  • Tech Extreme's firewall switch review
  • GamePC reviews Intel Anypoint wireless home ethernet
  • Overclockers review Nikon 950 digital camera (send us pictures of your setup here)
  • Clubic compares Hercules GF2 Ultra with Pro (benchmarks here)
Cooling

  • CaseETC on dual voltage dual LED 12v/off/7v baybus
  • Savage2k's supercooling from the ground up part one
  • Athlon.oC does Socket A blowout
  • [H]ard|OCP reviews Thermaltake Super orb
  • Trainwrecker reviews Thermaltake Blue orb
Software

  • Lost Circuits' BIOS guide
  • Asus CUSL2 1003 beta 4 bios (dated October 17)
  • Per pixel attenuation demo in OpenGL (tech demo posted on NVIDIA's website)
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