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So, users have the minimum privileges necessary for work. But if after installing the OS they forgot to disable the ability to boot from removable media: floppy disks or CDs…

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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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GeForce2 MX 400 and GeForce2 MX comparison
We can say with sufficient degree of certainty that the performance of a card on a GeForce2 MX 400 equipped with the slowest memory at a frequency of 166 MHz…

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GeForce2 MX 400 and GeForce2 MX comparison

We can say with sufficient degree of certainty that the performance of a card on a GeForce2 MX 400 equipped with the slowest memory at a frequency of 166 MHz (i.e. the same as a GeForce2 MX) will be approximately the same as that on a board on the old GeForce2 MX . A higher core frequency can provide a small increase in performance only at low resolutions and with 16-bit color depth. Continue reading

The oldest Athlon

No matter how unique a processor may be, there will always be tasks for which its performance will not be enough. Most often these are tasks of three-dimensional modeling (for example, 3D Max). As a rule, you can only improve your life a little in this situation by installing at least two processors in one machine. Therefore, a processor that cannot be installed in a multiprocessor configuration cannot be positioned as a processor for powerful workstations, not to mention servers. Continue reading

The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part2)

This type of memory was made in the form of a two-dimensional matrix of conductors, at the intersection of which a thin jumper (20-30 μm) was created from metal or amorphous silicon. The programming of the microcircuits consisted of passing a large current pulse through an appropriate jumper that caused it to melt (burst). The likelihood of recovering torn jumpers was minimal. For greater reliability and eliminating the possibility of restoration of jumpers, the chip was subjected to thermal training (additional heating for a long time), and then it was checked and, if necessary, reprogrammed. Continue reading

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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Project Verification Applications
"Simulator" is an application that, together with the time diagram editor, is intended for functional modeling of a project in order to verify the correctness of its functioning logic. Timing…

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What is Athlon XP?
Athlon XP processors are truly a whole family of processors. This family now includes five models with slightly different cores. The very first processor of the Athlon XP family is…

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GeForce2 MX 400 and GeForce2 MX comparison
We can say with sufficient degree of certainty that the performance of a card on a GeForce2 MX 400 equipped with the slowest memory at a frequency of 166 MHz…

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