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The Wii Workout? . . .

If you’ve been living in a cave the past few months, you might not know that the main novelty of the Nintendo Wii gaming system is a motion sensor that lets you simulate various gaming motions. That simulation is leading Read More

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Slipping One By? . . .

Digitimes confirms that 65nm AMD chips will be out December 5). Eight days from now. Green seems pretty quiet, don’t they? I took a look over at xtremesystems.org, where somebody inevitably gets their hands on new CPUs ahead of time: Read More

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Understanding Buck Regulators

ABSTRACT In this article, we will examine the basics of DC-DC power conversion typified in computer applications by a Buck Regulator. This brief letter addresses the importance of this device from an overclocker’s stand point. INTRODUCTION Every electronic system is Read More

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How Fiber Optics Work

Anyone who reads my articles knows that sooner or later I would write an article on this topic. This is a quick primer on how different optical fiber connections work. Optical fiber connections are going to end up in your Read More

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OC ICO Contest

Mark emailed me about adding an Overclockers.com icon file so that instead of seeing a generic icon, one specific to the site appears in bookmarks. I ginned one up quickly, but there is so much creative talent in our audience Read More