A look at the imminent future of PCs.

  TOPCAT® 13:59 03 Mar 04


'This is a year of change. The Alderwood and Grantsdale chipset launch, with its numerous innovations, represents the biggest technological advance since the introduction of the PCI bus.

We take a look at Intel's socket 775, DDR2 memory, the new BTX form factor and PCI Express.

Did we forget to mention that we have also recorded the first benchmarks for an Alderwood system...'

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i read about the possibility of Heatsinks in the BTX form hitting 1KG.

the inqurier.net i think..

  TOPCAT® 16:03 03 Mar 04

The new BTX format mobos and cases will be/are being totally re-designed to help in dissipating the ever increasing heat generated from faster and faster installed components. Supposed to allow a much better airflow around the case and components. And the user too, I'm thinking.

I forsee the day when those running a water-cooled system will be able to run some off to do the washing up! :o)) TC.

  Rayuk 17:26 03 Mar 04

IKg heatsinks requested by Intel,for their Prescot cpus???

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