"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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"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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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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architecture

Comparison of motherboards supporting the new memory standard PC2100 (DDR266)

AMD processors have long gained popularity among computer users due to their high performance at low cost. Therefore, it is understandable that new motherboards for AMD processors will appear on the market with support for the 133 MHz system bus frequency (the equivalent frequency is 266 MHz) and with DDR SDRAM PC2100 memory support. So far, only the AMD-760 chipset provides this capability. 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

Differences declared
There is nothing surprising (by the way, and nothing bad) in the fact that the manufacturer of any product considers his product to be the best product of "all time."…

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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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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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We get rid of "unnecessary" equipment
The cable system of small offices, as a rule, has only a horizontal subsystem SCS, since the office itself is usually located on one floor. Standards provide for the horizontal…

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