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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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,…

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"Think for yourself, decide for yourself ..."
Until now, we have considered solutions that save money when organizing the LAN of a small office due to some compromises with standards. There is another way of organizing the…

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resistivity

“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 of four pairs are used. The remaining pairs are virtually idle. The technical characteristics of modern cables in terms of the NEXT parameter are very high (see Fig. 1), which allows the use of free pairs for transmitting analog and digital signals without any noticeable effect on the operation of the main application. 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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When friends agree ...
In the mid-90s of the last century, more than fifty leading world manufacturers of electronic equipment, joining forces, (!) Developed and adopted a new affordable digital video recording format with…

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Stages of a Long Way: Mass Intel and AMD Processors in 2001
Intel Celeron is finally moving to the 100 MHz system bus. On January 3, the first CPU of this lineup came out - the 800-MHz version (multiplication factor - 8x).…

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Personal computer and network security
Recently, quite a lot of attention has been paid to ensuring information security in various automated systems (corporate, inter-corporate, payment, and others). Personnel takes the perimeter of the corporate IT…

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