Finally, winter has come. The time has come when it is necessary to seriously think about cooling computers. In magazines, the topic of computer cooling is raised, as a rule, every spring. The logic is simple: users get hot, and they begin to think primarily not about themselves, but about their best friend. But in fact, the need for cooling the computer is weakly dependent on the time of year. Continue reading
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
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 made using 0.18 micron technology; its feature is the QuantiSpeed architecture. We will not go into the subtleties of this architecture now. The change in architecture allowed us to significantly increase the performance of processors (compared with previously released processors on the Thunderbird core, which raised a real storm in the processor market). Continue reading