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Two New Mini-Powerhouses from Shuttle

Interesting Features: Overload Diode For AMD Athlon XP

Red alarm: an LED warns whenever the CPU is too hot. However, it isn't visible when the case is closed.

Protection circuit for the AGP slot: if you confuse 2x and 4x boards, you won't automatically destroy your motherboard.

The motherboard in the AMD system: thanks to the NVIDIA NForce 2 chipset, this system offers a dual DDR400 RAM interface.

The motherboard in the Intel system: one of the highlights of this board is the fact that it supports P4 CPUs with HyperThreading. It is based on the Intel 845 GE chipset, which is a satisfactory performer in all other respects, too.