Monthly Archive: October 2008

Interleaving 5


Interleaving is part of ADSL, a protocol used to connect to the internet over phone lines. This can also be called DSL for those of you in the US. Interleaving is a technology that increases the stability of the line, at the expensive of latency. Simply put, while it is activated your line will not disconnect as often but will...

A Guide to Graphics Card Model Numbers 8

A Guide to Graphics Card Model Numbers

Todays graphics cards (from ATI or nVidia) often have confusing model numbers, is a 3600 better than a 2800? It’s a tough choice. So here’s a quick guide. Graphics card model numbers commonly consist of 4 digits then a series of letters afterwards. The first digit is the generation The second digit is the performance indicator The third digit is...