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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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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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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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

Who needs these 64 bits?

On September 23, the new 64-bit processors from AMD, Athlon 64 3200+ and Athlon 64 FX-51 were officially announced. However, Internet users have long been familiar with these processors, since the first AMD64 (Opteron) architecture processors appeared at the beginning of this year. Yes, and some instances of Athlon 64 processors during this time, many were in the hands of.The EPOS also had the opportunity to comprehensively investigate the performance and capabilities of the new processors, as well as work out a new model of the graphics station. Accordingly, the results of their testing are available, and the architectural features of these processors are described in sufficient detail. 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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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…

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"Bucket" Compression
An old army joke about a compression bucket that the "experienced" senior comrades are instructed to bring to a young soldier, checking his quick wits, is more relevant than ever…

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The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part4)
Our main goal was not to change anything during the production process, and to solve the problem of how to place electrons on a floating shutter. Initially, we abandoned the…

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