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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How can you “burn out at work”
Having dealt with processor cooling issues, we can now easily figure out the question of why Duron processors burn up if they are turned on without a heatsink. Generally speaking,…

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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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voltage dips

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

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

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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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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Forecast for the Development of Computer Hardware and Software for 2001
Processors The most significant event is the appearance of two 64-bit processors (Intel and AMD) with different structures. In 2001, 64-bit processors still did not affect the market for processors…

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How can you “burn out at work”
Having dealt with processor cooling issues, we can now easily figure out the question of why Duron processors burn up if they are turned on without a heatsink. Generally speaking,…

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