NVIDIA Says "No" to no Chipsets

Subject: Chipsets | August 4, 2008 - 07:56 PM |
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Sure, rumors have swirled and we have posted our own take on the original piece about NVIIDA's chipsets not be canceled in the immediate but now they are getting another boost with NVIDIA's denieal of such as action.  Now it looks like even Digitimes is retracting...

Nvidia has released an official statement refuting the
recent Digitimes story claiming that the company is planning to quit
its chipset business. Michael Jong, senior director of corporate
marketing for Nvidia indicated that Nvidia has no intention of getting
out of the chipset business and that the report is completely
groundless.

Jong stated that Nvidia's MCP business is
as strong as it ever has been for both AMD and Intel platforms, and
pointed out that Mercury Research reported Nvidia's market share on AMD
platforms was 60% last quarter. The company added that SLI was still
the preferred multi-GPU platform and that the nForce 790i SLI is the
recommended choice by editors worldwide.

Nvidia is
looking forward to bringing new and very exciting MCP products to the
market for both AMD and Intel platforms, Jong stated.

A previous Digitimes report cited sources as saying that Nvidia was planning to exit the PC chipset business.

Source: Digitimes
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