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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Forecast for the Development of Computer Hardware and Software for 2001
Processors The most significant event is the appearance of two 64-bit processors (Intel and AMD) with different structures. In 2001, 64-bit processors still did not affect the market for processors…

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The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part3)
We were very happy and proud; you know, young engineers with their own hands were able to make the first “flip” chip. After some discussion between Gordon and Andy, Gordon…

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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

GeForce2 MX 200 and GeForce2 MX 400 – new chips from Nvidia

A year later, Nvidia announced its new GeForce2 MX graphics chip, which gained wide popularity due to its excellent price / performance ratio. Even today, graphics cards based on this chip are quite modern. However, in 2000, the GeForce2 MX had several serious competitors.

First of all, it is ATI Radeon SDR, which, thanks to the new HyperZ technology, which optimizes work with graphic memory, outperforms the GeForce2 MX in 32-bit color mode. Continue reading

Intel forecasts (optimistic)
To solve the problem of reducing the size of transistors and conductive tracks, Intel created a whole working group called Technology & Manufacturing Group (TMG), which has about 4,000 employees.…

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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…

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FPGA Types Supported by Free MAX + Plus II Package Versions
As follows from the above data, the nomenclature of microcircuits supported by the free versions of the MAX + plus II system, although it is limited, nevertheless allows you to…

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We overcome the limitations
Standards for SCS based on twisted pairs for Ethernet 10Base-T and Fast Ethernet 100Base-TX networks stipulate that: the maximum length of horizontal wiring is 90 m; the total length of…

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