"Divide and rule"
As a horizontal cable in modern SCS, a four-pair balanced cable is used mainly. It is known that for signal transmission in Ethernet and Fast Ethernet networks, only two out…

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"Think for yourself, decide for yourself ..."
Until now, we have considered solutions that save money when organizing the LAN of a small office due to some compromises with standards. There is another way of organizing the…

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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…

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What is Athlon 64?

First of all, it must be emphasized that in the AMD64 architecture, the main attention was paid to the issue of compatibility with 32-bit applications that are widespread now. The new processors are fully compatible with 32-bit (generally speaking, even with 16-bit) applications. Compatibility is achieved due to the fact that the AMD64 architecture is an extension of the x86 architecture. The registers existing in the x86 architecture are expanded to 64 bits, while the lower 32 bits of each register can be used by 32 bit applications in the same way as in the x86 architecture: Continue reading

When friends agree ...
In the mid-90s of the last century, more than fifty leading world manufacturers of electronic equipment, joining forces, (!) Developed and adopted a new affordable digital video recording format with…

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How to avoid network downtime?
Since then, no surprises have occurred with Novell products to solve the high availability of network resources. Naturally, Novell ceased to support its once-very popular NetWare 3.x product, since over…

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New process technology
In the very near future, a transition to a 0.13-micron process is expected. This transition has long been promised by leading processor manufacturers, but for various reasons, its implementation has…

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Athlon XP: not by number, but by reduction!
When this issue of the magazine was being prepared for publication, a remarkable event occurred: the next Microprocessor Forum. Probably, when you read this article, you already know that AMD…

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