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Core Wars: Intel Core 2 Duo vs AMD Athlon 64
Can Intel hit back at the mammoth Athlon? Core 2 Duo struts its stuff this issue, showing off its new architecture, complete with ridiculous buzzwords! We break through the hype and tell you exactly how this hot new baby performs.
INCLUDES ANIME SPECIAL - WIN $1150 OF ANIME DVDS
PLUS: Future Vista gaming with Crysis; Hotbox of the Year; AM2 AMD motherboard roundup; Windows on Mac benchmarked; Dell 2407; Uber Linux guide; Caesar IV roundtable and more!
X-Ray: Windows on Mac
So Windows is on Macs now? We benchmarked the platform and give you the results!
Engine Room: Crysis
It's be the first game for Vista and DirectX 10 - see what you can look forward to, or just drool over the screenshots.
- Dell 2407
- Lian-Li PC-V300
- Pertelian X2040
- Swiftech H20-220-T
- Thermaltake Toughpower 750W
- Thermaltake Matrix
- Cool-Trek Vostok
- Dreamfall: The Longest Journey
- Forbidden Siren 2
- CivCity: Rome
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The first major spin-off from one of gamings greatest wonders.
Dell 2407 (Revision A02)
Be very, very quiet. We're hunting monitor revisions. This one's not quite perfect, but it's close.
A survival horror game with a few cool features takes on the big boys of the genre.
How to rip a great MP3
Setup, use and understand ripping programs and formats for the best damn sound you've ever heard.
DirectX 10 is hurtling steadily towards us, and hurtling with it, Crysis. We see how it's shaping up.
Interview with the Tilted Mill boys
Atomic chats with the team behind Caesar IV about the future of the city-building genre.
Interview: David Braben
Atomic chats with the legend behind Elite and Frontier.
Shiny aluminium case-masters Lian-Li have a go at a home theatre case.
System information where you want it, with tools to deliver the information how you want it.
A new challenger has stepped into the 24" monitor arena. Let the battle begin.
Scythe Quiet Drive
David Field hunts for silence with a sharp farming implement.
When you enter the Matrix, you will find... space for components. No white rabbits here.
Thermaltake Toughpower 750W
When normal power isn't enough, 750 watts of battle-hardened power ought to do the trick.
Windows on a Mac
A match made in Heaven, Hell, or just a gateway to something bigger and better for all of us?
World Cyber Games Grand Final - all invited
The Australian Grand Finals of the WCG Grand Finals are this weekend! Come along and check it out and root for the players.
Z-Access: Too buggy for its own good
Beta testing gets the better of Tim Dean.