Tuesday News part 2

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 11 2003 @ 12:18 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck

SindeWinder Force Feedback Steering Wheel
Hardware Fusion takes a look at Microsoft's SideWinder Force Feedback Steering Wheel and peddle combination which adds both life and realism to old and existing game titles. Ideal for Formula 1 and Rally games the Force Feedback Steering Wheel aims to put the gamer right in the cockpit. Here's a clip:

The steering wheel itself is a pretty ordinary looking steering wheel and perhaps something you may see in an every day vehicle. It is, however, very well crafted and the rubber grips give the product a certain quality. The materials used certainly seem quite strong, which is probably a necessity due to the huge vibrations and forces that can come from the Force Feedback motor. The colours used are pretty contemporary and are not too vibrant. When looking at controls this steering wheel certainly has its fair share. The six buttons based at the centre of the steering wheel are great for easy accessibility and the two gear shifters at the back of the wheel are great for formula 1 and rally games
Review Link : Hardwarefusion


GF4 Ti4800 Giveaway @ Viper Lair
Yes folks, we're giving away another video card. This time, we're handing out the MSI GF4 Ti4600-TD8X to a lucky forum reader. Contest runs until April 11, 2003, which is a month away.
Contest at Viper's Lair


CoolerMaster XDream SE AMD Athlon XP heatsink
A super AMD Athlon XP heatsink from CoolerMaster. The XDream SE really is impressive showing the continued improvements of air cooled heatsinks over the last few years from not only the performance point but the manufacturing side as well, this CoolerMaster XDream SE continues the trend.
Review Link : A1 Electronics



About the Author

Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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