Firewire Bus (IEEE 1394)

[nextpage title=”Introduction”]In this article, we will talk about what is most modern in terms of external bus: the FireWire. The FireWire is a very high performance serial bus that makes the connection of different kinds of equipment possible, using a...

AMD 64-bit architecture (x86-64)

[nextpage title=”Introduction: AMD x86-64 Architecture”]We will talk about the 64-bit processors that will drive our next personal computers forward. The projects by Intel and AMD are innovative and, if the promises are kept, in less than a year they...

Intel 64-bit architecture (IA-64)

[nextpage title=”Introduction: VLIW”]Since 1994, Intel and HP work at a 64-bit option. Its architecture should enable the CISC processors to take a big enough step to overtake the RISC processors. By using a technique called VLIW, still experimental at the...