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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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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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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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

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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FPGA Types Supported by Free MAX + Plus II Package Versions
As follows from the above data, the nomenclature of microcircuits supported by the free versions of the MAX + plus II system, although it is limited, nevertheless allows you to…

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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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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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