Warm company
A processor is not the only heat source in a computer. But the most solid of them. Therefore, special attention is paid to him. But modern video cards also have…

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Cluster configuration
Typical cluster configurations typically include a shared disk subsystem connected to all servers in the cluster. The shared disk subsystem can be connected using high-speed cards, cables, and Fiber Channel…

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Hero of our time
The FAST MULTIMEDIA company already known to us was one of the first to offer a rather professional, but affordable solution - FAST DV MASTER based on the SONY DVBK-1…

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Latest Mobile Graphics Chips

Nvidia’s GeForce2 Go
In desktop computers, video cards from Nvidia, especially on the chips of the GeForce series, are very popular. Naturally, everyone is looking forward to when such chips appear on laptops. They will appear, of course, but not based on the GeForce2 Ultra, as many would like. The GeForce2 Ultra graphics chip consumes too much power and generates too much heat to be used on mobile systems. Continue reading

Metrology notes

Despite the variety of generally accepted tests, recently their results have often added confusion than to clarify the essence of the phenomena.

There are tests that allow you to measure the performance of a computer subsystem, for example, the speed of data exchange between a processor and memory or cache. These tests are necessary in order to find out the impact of individual technical solutions, more precisely, to understand why a particular processor is better or worse than others. But the practical sense in these tests is quite small. Continue reading

The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part1)
It would seem that in common between a mobile phone, a GPS navigator, a digital camera and a modern voice recorder. The first thought that comes is that these are…

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Custom solutions for local networks of small offices
From the school bench, we are all familiar with some of the laws of nature, which are therefore called the laws that cannot be violated. However, in addition to laws,…

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Custom solutions for local networks of small offices
From the school bench, we are all familiar with some of the laws of nature, which are therefore called the laws that cannot be violated. However, in addition to laws,…

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Cold shower for a hot friend
So, we have established that the task of cooling the processor should be solved regardless of how the other elements are cooled. And the ways to solve it have long…

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