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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The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part2)
This type of memory was made in the form of a two-dimensional matrix of conductors, at the intersection of which a thin jumper (20-30 μm) was created from metal or…

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Warm company
A processor is not the only heat source in a computer. But the most solid of them. Therefore, special attention is paid to him. But modern video cards also have…

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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). In May, we should wait for the second – Celeron 850, and in August for the third – Celeron 900. In September-October, Intel intends to take the 1 GHz line for cheap processors and hopes to start mass production of the Celeron model with a frequency of 1 GHz (multiplication factor – 10x) . Continue reading

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 5: 1 compression on magnetic tape. They called this format – DV (Digital Video). The revolution that the “video Bolsheviks” could not even dream of has come true! Continue reading

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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Athlon XP: Awaiting 64-bit Architecture
On April 22, AMD announced a server version of its 64-bit Opteron processor. Unfortunately, the server version was announced. In addition, most likely at the beginning the 64-bit platform will…

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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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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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