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 400 and GeForce2 MX comparison
We can say with sufficient degree of certainty that the performance of a card on a GeForce2 MX 400 equipped with the slowest memory at a frequency of 166 MHz…

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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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Mobility Radeon от ATI

There is nothing surprising in the fact that the new Mobility Radeon is developed on the basis of the latest ATI graphics chip for desktop systems – Radeon VE, which, in turn, is a stripped-down version of Radeon – a professional chip for desktop systems. This is the normal way to give birth to a mobile graphics chip. Moreover, in general, Radeon VE also has good characteristics, and therefore is used in video cards for desktop systems 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 in this forum revealed many details of the 64-bit architecture that will be implemented in Hammer processors, and talked about some of its other innovations. In addition, a new processor from AMD – Athlon XP – was officially presented at the forum. Continue reading

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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Metrology notes
Despite the variety of generally accepted tests, recently their results have often added confusion than to clarify the essence of the phenomena. There are tests that allow you to measure…

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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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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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