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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Cluster configuration
Typical cluster configurations typically include a shared disk subsystem connected to all servers in the cluster. The shared disk subsystem can be connected using high-speed cards, cables, and Fiber Channel…

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Power line interference
Power quality issues play an important role in ensuring the sustainability of computers and peripherals and their longevity. Computers, like any electronic equipment that is powered by AC power, are…

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Overview of Graphic Solutions for Laptops

Over the past year, there have been plenty of events in the graphics market. For quite some time, S3 was the undisputed leader in the production of graphic chips and video cards. In 1997, it covered up to 58% of the entire graphic market. S3’s position has staggered with the advent of 3dfx’s 3D accelerators. The stunning success of its Voodoo accelerators forced all manufacturers to start developing their own versions of 3D accelerators. Continue reading

Power line interference

Power quality issues play an important role in ensuring the sustainability of computers and peripherals and their longevity. Computers, like any electronic equipment that is powered by AC power, are exposed to various negative influences from this power supply. One of the reasons that reduce the reliability of computers is an abnormal change in the parameters of the power supply network. These changes in the parameters of the power supply can be caused by both external and internal factors. Continue reading

New process technology
In the very near future, a transition to a 0.13-micron process is expected. This transition has long been promised by leading processor manufacturers, but for various reasons, its implementation has…

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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…

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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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Alternative download
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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