IGP Wars: AMD upperhand on NVIDIA

Subject: Chipsets | December 30, 2007 - 08:48 PM |
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Upcoming battles between the IGP chipsets from AMD, the RS780, and NVIDIA, MCP78S, are apparently leaning towards AMD for performance.  This is all according to motherboard makers in Taiwan.

Source: Digitimes

NVIDIA MCP72 chipset delayed

Subject: Chipsets | December 28, 2007 - 09:10 AM |
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NVIDIA is getting all the headlines this morning, though maybe they don't want to.  Digitimes is reporting that the MCP72 chipset, otherwise known as the nForce 700 series for AMD platforms, is being delayed until the first of next year.  Being as it is now December 28th, this makes sense, no?  Still bad news is bad news.

Source: 3DCenter

X48 chipset possibly delayed

Subject: Chipsets | December 18, 2007 - 09:13 AM |
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This is interesting news considering that we had at least one motherboard partner attempt to send us an X48-chipset motherboard this month.  I say "attempt" because the board didn't show up because "sales took it back" or something.  Perhaps then that is indicative of this delay on the chipset?  Perhaps Intel didn't want to piss off the motherboard vendors that bought tons of X38 product quite yet??

Intel was originally going to launch the X48 c

Source: Digitimes

Eliminate RAM Bottlenecks with 1T Enabled RAM Support

Subject: Chipsets | June 14, 2007 - 11:30 AM |
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With industry-leading technologies, ASUS utilizes Super Memspeed Technology with the P35 chipset to surpass standard DDR3 1066/DDR2 800 speeds and is able to natively support DDR3 1333 and DDR2 1066 speeds. With great investment in R&D and innovative technologies, ASUS has enhanced the BIOS for the P5K series of motherboards to improve memory performances by enabling 1T command rates.

Source: ASUS

Intel Introduces '3-Series' Chipsets at Computex

Subject: Chipsets | June 5, 2007 - 11:46 AM |
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TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 5, 2007 - In his opening keynote at the Computex computer trade show, Intel Corporation Executive Vice President Sean Maloney unveiled the new Intel 3 Series Chipset family along with several other technology plans that surround the company's popular Intel Core 2 Duo and Quad processors for home and business PC users.

The products enable a number of innovative features for today's PCs such as greater PC performance, clearer definition video and storage technologies that help better protect

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Subject: Chipsets
Manufacturer: Intel
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Lots of new Chipsets

Come take a look at what Intel's latest chipset offerings bring to the table, what technology moves they make and what is coming down the road this summer.

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Subject: Chipsets
Manufacturer: eVGA
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The New nForce 650i Ultra

NVIDIA released a new chipset based on their 600-series for the Intel platform. The new 650i Ultra chipset does not support SLI but has a lot of other interesting features for a ~$120 motherboard.

LinkBoost...we hardly knew ye'

Subject: Chipsets | April 24, 2007 - 08:19 AM |
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An interesting link came into my inbox this morning with the tag line "LinkBoost" and it pointed to the NVIDIA.com website.  Here on the Tech Specs page for the nForce 600 series chipsets, if you scroll ALL the way to the bottom, you'll see this note:



**Note: NVIDIA LinkBoost™ technology has been removed as a feature from NVIDIA nForce® 680i SLI


Well, that's a surprise.  If you remember

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Subject: Chipsets
Manufacturer: eVGA
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A Cheaper 680i Solution

NVIDIA has released a new chipset based in the 600 series for the Intel platform that has a lower price but a fewer features as well. Can EVGA and NVIDIA work their magic once again on the new 680i LT SLI chipset motherboard?

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Manufacturer: AMD
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AMD Gets a New Chipset

AMD is releasing their first new chipset in almost 4 years courtesy of their new friends from ATI. Come see what the AMD 690 chipset with integrated GPU might do for you.