DUX COMPUTER DIGEST
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of the AMD Athlon Thunderbird Processor
10/30 Which Browser
10/29 What is DHCP?
10/25 MS: "Device Settings Are Hard to Find in Windows" (an understatement)
or... How do I set a drive to
use DMA and change other device settings in Windows 2000/XP?
to get a Dell computer case
stuff for the next generation Athlon computers
are private IP addresses?
10/19 What is Automatic Private
IP Addressing (APIPA)?
paranoia and where to find this very useful Windows utility
importance of the word 'twist' in making network cables which will work
look: SMC SMC7008BR Barricade cable MODEM/DSL router/7-port Ethernet switch
Bows Its Own XP with Athlon. 0.18-micron process, Socket A, 384K on
die cache', half million more transistors (37.5 million total), 266 MHz
FSB, a thermal diode for improved heat control; and draws roughly 20 percent
less power. XP 1500+ (1.33GHz), 1600+ (1.4GHz), 1700+ (1.47GHz), and
1800+ (1.53GHz). AMD's
Athlon XP Delivers on Everyday Performance. AMD's new processor outperforms
a 2GHz P4 when running mainstream and high-end productivity applications, but
is second-best when it comes to 3D modelling. AMD
Lexmark Windows-only printers with the SMC Barricade broadband router printer
hard disk drives with 40 GByte or greater capacity on old motherboards
does OEM mean?
the network cable length matter if the length is within
the maximum length permitted?
10/2 The 11th issue of the Dux Computer Newsletter has been sent. Excerpt: "Meanwhile,
motherboard chipset has been slow in arriving on scene. It has been
well over three months since nVIDIA had a dog 'n pony show and lot's of hoopla
all over the world introducing the chipset. NVIDIA has repeatedly denied
having problems with it despite many rumors to the contrary. And we all
know that 'nVIDIA and AMD have a close working relationship.' If there
are no problems, what is causing the delay. The Athlon XP? Have
they been waiting for the desktop Palomino? If so, why?"
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