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Subject: Chipsets | March 10, 2005 - 08:11 PM | Ryan Shrout
Oops, I guess the beans have been spilt. NVIDIA decided to go ahead and publicly say the new name of the Intel nForce chipset after so many of their vendors had it on display for them! :)
CEBIT 2005â€”HANNOVER, GERMANYâ€”MARCH 10, 2005â€”NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced the Company will preview its upcoming NVIDIA nForce4 core-logic solutions for Intel CPUs which includes support for NVIDIAÂ® SLI™ graphics techn
Subject: Chipsets | March 10, 2005 - 08:05 PM | Ryan Shrout
VIA Area, a popular destination for VIA support, has published an article look at the relationship between AMD and VIA that existed for quite some time.
In the previous month, March 1997, VIA and AMD had embarked on a closer relationship with the signing of the Chipset Technology Agreement paving the way for VIA to provide premier support for the latest AMD processors. With the launch of the AMD K6 Processor, VIA brought to market the VIA Apollo VP2 and VP3 chipsets.
Subject: Chipsets | February 23, 2005 - 01:44 PM | Ryan Shrout
VIA Ships 100 Millionth Chipset for AMD Platform
Long-standing partnership between VIA and AMD achieves historic milestone, looks to the next 100 million with the advancement of technologies on the AMD64 platform and beyond
Taipei, Taiwan, 23 February 2005 - VIA Technologies, Inc, the leading supplier of core-logic chipsets for AMD (NYSE: AMD) processor platforms, today announced the unique achievement of 100 million core-logic chipsets for AMD Athlon™ processors.
Subject: Chipsets | November 19, 2004 - 09:27 AM | Ryan Shrout
You heard it here first, guys! I just learned that NVIDIA and Intel have inked a deal to allow NVIDIA to develop chipsets for the Intel platforms. Here is a link to the PR news on Yahoo.com. Here's what I can tell you so far, based on the info in the press release and other information I was given. First, this is a broad cross-license, which means we will be seeing multiple chipsets from NVIDIA's nForce line for Intel's platforms, probably including the high-end markets as well as the integrated grap
Subject: Chipsets | November 8, 2004 - 01:42 PM | Ryan Shrout
ATI now makes the third entry into the PCI Express market for AMD-based systems in less than a month. Now when do we get retail board and graphics cards? Soon, very soon. Below I'll link to some other previews of the chipset for comparisons sake, but be sure to read our preview too.
Subject: Chipsets | October 22, 2004 - 10:18 AM | Ryan Shrout
VIA Announces Adoption of K8T890 chipset by World's Leading Motherboard Manufacturers
Leading motherboard partners ABIT, ASUS, EPoX, Gigabyte and MSI expected to offer VIA K8T890 based motherboards in mid-Q4, leveraging the unique VIA Flex Express Architecture to deliver platforms on the cutting-edge
Taipei, Taiwan, October 22 2004, - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today a
Subject: Chipsets | October 19, 2004 - 09:12 AM | Ryan Shrout
Well, here is our second product launch of the day! Be sure to read my preview of the nForce4 Ultra and SLI chipsets, and THEN you can check out the list of reviews I am starting below.
Subject: Chipsets | September 24, 2004 - 06:32 AM | Ryan Shrout
Be sure to check out my preview of this chipset as well!
VIA Announces K8T890, World's First PCI Express Chipset for the AMD Athlon™ Processor
VIA K8T890 Series chipsets open up the AMD64 processor platform to PCI Express, providing the bandwidth needed for today's most demanding applications and the headroom needed for future growth
Taipei, Taiwan, 24 September 2004, - VIA Tech
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- June 14, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today unveiled details of the latest addition to the AMD-8000™ series of chipsets, the AMD-8132™ HyperTransport™ PCI-XÂ® 2.0 tunnel.
Subject: Chipsets | June 1, 2004 - 07:01 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
There will be a new provider for AMD 64 platforms. Broadcom recently bought Serverworks, who provided chipsets for Intel based servers, only. Under Broadcom they will develop chipsets to handle the new AMD chips, thus continuing Broadcom's sordid history with Intel.
AMD said it will cooperate with
Subject: Chipsets | May 28, 2004 - 09:57 PM | Ron Goldin
The future of AMD Processors revolving around the upcoming 939-pin versions of the Athlon64 will undoubtedly raise the bar in performance for AMD. Give it a little bit more time before we start to see just how far the bar is raised, with its pending release. This insight to the latest chipsets for the current and soon to be released versions of AMD processors, is what Anandtech's review is all about.
While all the boards in today's test are Socket 754, please keep in mind that both nF3-250 and K8T800 Pro
Subject: Chipsets | May 12, 2004 - 05:43 AM | Ron Goldin
Athlon XP is not a EOL unit quite yet, not with VIA and nVidia still kicking new life into it with their latest chipsets. nVidia being the more recent as you can see in Ryan's review of their nForce2 Ultra 400Gb chipset. The Tech Report's review of this chipset came to many of the same conclusions, it's no longer the performance being the deciding factor of chipset purchases but in fact the feature set, which is something
Subject: Chipsets | May 10, 2004 - 09:26 AM | Ryan Shrout
Here's the full PR from NVIDIA.
NVIDIA BRINGS NEW NETWORKING, SECURITY, AND STORAGE SOLUTIONS TO AMD ATHLON XP MARKET
Company's Award-Winning Native Gigabit Ethernet Controller and Firewall Security Solution for AMD Athlon 64 Platforms Now Available in NVIDIA nForce2 Ultra 400Gb MCP
SANTA CLARA, CAâ€”MAY 10, 2004â€” Leveraging the award-winning innovative networking, storage, and security technologies unveiled in the Company's NVIDIA nForce™3 250Gb media and communications processor (MCP) for AMD Athlon™ 64 processor-
Subject: Chipsets | May 7, 2004 - 08:09 AM | Ron Goldin
Surprisingly, there seems to be very few previews of this chipset on the web. Even today, the day after it was released publicly. I'm not sure why that is. I don't recall a time that a new chipset release was so quiet as such as this one. I think the one thing that may be holding things back is the fact this new chipset adds a lot of new features, but not the giant performance gains the market and enthusiasts want. [H]ard|OCP has posted about some of the impending prowess of the overclocking abilities of
Subject: Chipsets | May 6, 2004 - 10:56 AM | Ryan Shrout
Taipei, Taiwan, May 6, 2004 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the launch of the VIA K8T800 Pro, further expanding its range of market-leading chipset solutions for the AMD64 processor platform.
Subject: Chipsets | May 1, 2004 - 08:42 AM | Ron Goldin
Although the feature set may still reign with the nForce2 Ultra 400 chipset, it seems VIA's next Socket A chipset, the KT880, may in fact outperform the aging Ultra 400 chipset from nVidia. Beating nVidia's chipset in most application benchmarks is not exactly easy, but it does say that VIA is not done with Socket A and I suspect niether is nVidia.
At the end of the day, the KT880 is a faster and generally more capable chipset than the nForce2 Ultra 400.
Subject: Chipsets | March 17, 2004 - 03:46 AM | Geoff Baker
Hexus has posted a review of the much anticipated Nforce3 250 although just a sample board with socket 754. They too are getting impatient. And we still don't know about those bus locks. :(
"...It's been an almost insufferable wait for the second generation of Athlon 64 and Opteron chipsets from AMD's chipset partners..."
Subject: Chipsets | March 11, 2004 - 11:54 AM | Ryan Shrout
Hexus has a review of the long awaited VIA dual channel KT880 for Socket A XP processors. Will it be an Nforce2 killer?
"nForce2 Ultra 400 has been around since July 2003, some sevenmonths. Plain nForce2 has been around for over a year.
Subject: Chipsets | February 2, 2004 - 01:00 AM | Ryan Shrout
Always fun to read these. Sudhian has a round up of workstations running single and dual processors from Barton 2800's to FX's and Xeon's.
"This is an article designed for the professional workstation user considering a high-end investment in a modern system. We’ll be weighing the value of two high-end single-CPU configurations as well, in order to examine the situations in which a second CPU is valuable—and in which it is not."